The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 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 South East 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 218 166 214
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +48
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 27 69 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.82% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.89% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 16
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£425 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +8.21%
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8266 7788 8819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.28% 92.78% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4498 4004 4025
Average daily rate £350 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 568 650
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
Oracle DBA
England

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 9 July 2014.

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 9 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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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 -14 10 £450 +15.38% 2
Surrey +10 6 £425 +41.66% 3
Berkshire -3 4 £425 +14.86% 3
West Sussex - 2 £298 - 1
East Sussex +1 1 £375 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) Oracle
2 58 (92.06%) Oracle Database
3 37 (58.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (57.14%) SQL
5 35 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
6 30 (47.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 29 (46.03%) PL/SQL
8 26 (41.27%) UNIX
8 26 (41.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (41.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 24 (38.10%) Linux
10 23 (36.51%) Data Guard
11 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 21 (33.33%) Shell Script
12 20 (31.75%) WebLogic
13 16 (25.40%) SOA
13 16 (25.40%) Oracle Applications
13 16 (25.40%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
15 14 (22.22%) Solaris
15 14 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
15 14 (22.22%) Finance
15 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
16 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 13 (20.63%) SQLPlus
16 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
16 13 (20.63%) Toad
17 12 (19.05%) Middleware
17 12 (19.05%) Windows
17 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 20 (31.75%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.59%) LDAP
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (92.06%) Oracle Database
2 37 (58.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (41.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 14 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (20.63%) SQLPlus
7 11 (17.46%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
10 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 13 (20.63%) Toad
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Billing
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Middleware
2 7 (11.11%) XML
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.76%) WebCenter
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 1 (1.59%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Replication
2 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) HACMP
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) UNIX
2 24 (38.10%) Linux
3 14 (22.22%) Solaris
4 12 (19.05%) Windows
4 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.70%) AIX
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) SOA
1 16 (25.40%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.87%) ITIL
3 9 (14.29%) E-business
4 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.94%) BCP
6 5 (7.94%) High Availability
7 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) ERP
7 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.17%) CRM
8 1 (1.59%) ETL
8 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) PL/SQL
3 21 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.87%) Perl
6 9 (14.29%) Korn
7 2 (3.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) OCP
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
2 26 (41.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.17%) SRDF
4 1 (1.59%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 30 (47.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 23 (36.51%) Data Guard
3 4 (6.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Legato
4 3 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (4.76%) Foglight
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Cognos
4 4 (6.35%) Informatica
4 4 (6.35%) Sun
5 3 (4.76%) EMC
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.17%) Primavera
6 2 (3.17%) Veritas
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Siebel
7 1 (1.59%) Lotus
7 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.59%) NetApp
7 1 (1.59%) Teradata
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
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