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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 114 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 13 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.43% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £445 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +60.00%
Oracle DBA
UK

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
2587 2305 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.06% 93.28% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1106 1163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 119
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh -2 4 £400 -15.78%
Glasgow -13 4 £350 +7.69% 3
West Lothian - 2 £403 -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
2 26 (96.30%) Oracle Database
3 17 (62.96%) Data Guard
3 17 (62.96%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (62.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (33.33%) Solaris
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Migration
7 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (22.22%) Security Management
8 6 (22.22%) AIX
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.81%) SOA
11 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) Replication
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) Oracle Database
2 17 (62.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (7.41%) MySQL
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) PVCS
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Solaris
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (33.33%) Migration
3 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (22.22%) Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) ETL
8 1 (3.70%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (3.70%) E-business
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) R
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Veritas
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Nintex
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