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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 240 208 179
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 23 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.37% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.40% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 27
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£381 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £328 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
9306 8654 7554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 91.35% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5068 4687 3699
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 479 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 April 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 April 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 -11 14 £375 -16.66% 1
Surrey -1 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Berkshire -11 1 £265 -28.85%
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 25 (52.08%) SQL
4 24 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (45.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 22 (45.83%) WebLogic
6 21 (43.75%) PL/SQL
6 21 (43.75%) Shell Script
7 19 (39.58%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (39.58%) UNIX
8 17 (35.42%) Oracle Applications
8 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (31.25%) Data Guard
10 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
11 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
11 13 (27.08%) Middleware
12 11 (22.92%) SQLPlus
12 11 (22.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (22.92%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
15 8 (16.67%) Korn
15 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
15 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
15 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (16.67%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 22 (45.83%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) MediaWiki
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
1 1 (2.08%) RTP
1 1 (2.08%) FTP
1 1 (2.08%) NAS
1 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (22.92%) SQLPlus
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (14.58%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Toad
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.08%) ProC
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Middleware
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (6.25%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) Struts
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Statistics
1 6 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) UNIX
2 8 (16.67%) AIX
2 8 (16.67%) HPUX
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Windows
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.67%) SOA
4 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) CRM
6 3 (6.25%) Use Case
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.17%) BCP
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (2.08%) Change Management
8 1 (2.08%) E-business
8 1 (2.08%) Workflow
8 1 (2.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) PL/SQL
2 21 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.67%) Korn
3 8 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) OCP
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (31.25%) Data Guard
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Flashback
5 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Siebel
3 2 (4.17%) Sun
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) MKS
4 1 (2.08%) VMware