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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 243 214 168
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -46
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 17 31 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.34% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.37% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £379
% change year-on-year
- -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
8665 8425 7733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.55% 92.61% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 4622 3958
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 420 585
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 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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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
Hampshire -5 7 £388 -12.42% 1
Berkshire 0 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Surrey -5 4 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - - 1
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (82.50%) Oracle Database
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (42.50%) UNIX
5 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (35.00%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (32.50%) PL/SQL
8 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 9 (22.50%) Middleware
10 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Data Guard
11 8 (20.00%) Windows
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (15.00%) Solaris
14 5 (12.50%) HPUX
14 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
14 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
14 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.50%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.50%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) FTP
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) SSH
1 2 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) RTP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (82.50%) Oracle Database
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (5.00%) SQLPlus
8 2 (5.00%) DB2
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ProC
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Middleware
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.50%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.50%) Statistics
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) UNIX
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) Solaris
5 5 (12.50%) HPUX
6 4 (10.00%) AIX
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) CRM
3 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.50%) SOA
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.00%) E-business
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) ETL
5 2 (5.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (2.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.50%) Server Building
6 1 (2.50%) Cutover Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) PL/SQL
3 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Korn
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) OCP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (22.50%) Data Guard
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Sun
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Siebel
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) 3PAR