The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 230 241 201
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 16 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 23
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £321 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £457 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £33.05
Oracle DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex +14 8 £413 +3.12%
Hampshire -4 4 £550 +37.50% 2
Kent - 3 £480 -
Surrey -11 2 £384 -4.95%
Oxfordshire - 1 £295 - 1
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 59 (100.00%) Oracle
2 58 (98.31%) Oracle Database
3 36 (61.02%) SQL
4 25 (42.37%) Unix
5 23 (38.98%) PL/SQL
6 22 (37.29%) Linux
7 21 (35.59%) Oracle RAC
8 20 (33.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (32.20%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (28.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 15 (25.42%) Finance
12 14 (23.73%) Data Guard
13 13 (22.03%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
15 11 (18.64%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (16.95%) Solaris
16 10 (16.95%) AIX
16 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
16 10 (16.95%) Informatica
17 9 (15.25%) IBM
17 9 (15.25%) DataStage
17 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
17 9 (15.25%) Migration
17 9 (15.25%) Netezza
17 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
17 9 (15.25%) Oracle Exadata
17 9 (15.25%) Open Source
18 8 (13.56%) High Availability
18 8 (13.56%) Data Centre

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (1.69%) SAS
1 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.69%) Endur
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (98.31%) Oracle Database
2 20 (33.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (28.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (15.25%) DataStage
5 9 (15.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.08%) MySQL
8 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.39%) Big Data
9 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Statistics
3 5 (8.47%) Replication
4 4 (6.78%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Unix
2 22 (37.29%) Linux
3 10 (16.95%) AIX
3 10 (16.95%) Solaris
4 6 (10.17%) Windows
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (18.64%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
3 9 (15.25%) Migration
3 9 (15.25%) Open Source
4 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.56%) High Availability
5 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Database Tuning
8 4 (6.78%) ETL
8 4 (6.78%) ITIL
8 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.39%) Analytics
10 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.39%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) PL/SQL
3 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.08%) Korn
4 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (5.08%) OCA
5 3 (5.08%) OCP
6 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Data Guard
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (1.69%) Foglight
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Informatica
3 9 (15.25%) IBM
3 9 (15.25%) Netezza
4 8 (13.56%) Cognizant
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.39%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Cognos
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.69%) Tableau
8 1 (1.69%) Teradata