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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 110 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 13 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.86% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.93% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
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£344 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £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 - £35.20 -
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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
2608 2253 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1106 1005
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 47
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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
Edinburgh -5 9 £348 -18.23% 1
Glasgow -4 4 £330 +1.53% 1
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) Solaris
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) AIX
9 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
10 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
10 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) PVCS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
1 8 (40.00%) Solaris
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) HPUX
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft