The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 75 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - £45.00
Oracle DBA
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
954 936 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.53% 94.26% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 474
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Reading region.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Reading region.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Oracle DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Oracle DBA in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) Replication
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Data Guard
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (25.00%) OCP
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Informatica

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Oracle DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Oracle DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Database Security
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Service Design
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) OCP
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Informatica
2 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk