The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 129 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 11 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Oracle DBA
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2964 2547 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.92% 92.28% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1334 1128
Average daily rate £351 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 58 79
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 7 £288 -
Edinburgh -13 4 £375 +11.11% 1
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (100.00%) Oracle
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (40.74%) Solaris
5 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (29.63%) UNIX
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) Data Guard
8 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (22.22%) Middleware
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) AIX
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) SAN
11 4 (14.81%) Windows
11 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
11 4 (14.81%) Migration
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (11.11%) Shell Script

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) ArcIMS
2 1 (3.70%) ArcSDE
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) TKPROF
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Streams
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Solaris
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) UNIX
4 5 (18.52%) AIX
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) ETL Development
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.70%) SRDF
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (29.63%) Data Guard
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Veritas
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) Sun