The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 116 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 14 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.53% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.56% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £365 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.41%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2528 2321 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.99% 94.01% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1131 1144
Average daily rate £363 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Oracle DBA
UK

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 23 July 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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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
Edinburgh -15 9 £338 -
Glasgow -5 3 - -
Dundee - - - -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (100.00%) Oracle
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (61.29%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (58.06%) Data Guard
5 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 14 (45.16%) Oracle9i Database
6 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 11 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) Solaris
8 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (22.58%) Migration
10 6 (19.35%) Security Management
10 6 (19.35%) AIX
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (12.90%) SOA
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
13 3 (9.68%) Database Tuning
13 3 (9.68%) High Availability
13 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
13 3 (9.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (45.16%) Oracle9i Database
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (6.45%) MySQL
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Solaris
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Security Management
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) High Availability
7 3 (9.68%) Database Tuning
8 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.23%) E-business
9 1 (3.23%) Change Management
9 1 (3.23%) OO
9 1 (3.23%) ETL
9 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.23%) Inmon Methodology
9 1 (3.23%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) Data Management
9 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) R
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Nintex