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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 220 164 209
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +45
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 28 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.78% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.84% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 23
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.80% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.79%
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
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -29 17 £375 -2.59% 7
West Sussex - 2 £298 - 1
Berkshire +8 1 £425 +14.86% 1
Surrey -8 1 £338 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (93.10%) Oracle Database
3 45 (77.59%) SQL
4 37 (63.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 32 (55.17%) PL/SQL
6 31 (53.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 30 (51.72%) Oracle RAC
7 30 (51.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (44.83%) Data Guard
9 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
10 22 (37.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 21 (36.21%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (31.03%) UNIX
13 17 (29.31%) T-SQL
13 17 (29.31%) WebLogic
14 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
15 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
15 14 (24.14%) Linux
15 14 (24.14%) Oracle9i Database
16 13 (22.41%) Windows
16 13 (22.41%) Replication
17 12 (20.69%) Finance
17 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (20.69%) SOA
17 12 (20.69%) Toad
17 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 11 (18.97%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (18.97%) Oracle Applications
19 10 (17.24%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (29.31%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.07%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.72%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (93.10%) Oracle Database
2 37 (63.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 30 (51.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
5 14 (24.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (18.97%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (17.24%) SQLPlus
9 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (10.34%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
11 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
12 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Toad
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) XML
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.45%) WebCenter
4 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Replication
2 7 (12.07%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.45%) HACMP
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) UNIX
2 14 (24.14%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Windows
4 10 (17.24%) Solaris
5 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.34%) AIX
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (20.69%) SOA
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.34%) E-business
5 6 (10.34%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) High Availability
7 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.17%) CRM
7 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 2 (3.45%) Data Management
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) ERP
8 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.45%) BCP
9 1 (1.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) SQL
2 32 (55.17%) PL/SQL
3 17 (29.31%) T-SQL
4 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.79%) Perl
6 7 (12.07%) Korn
7 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) OCP
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 30 (51.72%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.45%) SRDF
4 1 (1.72%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 26 (44.83%) Data Guard
2 22 (37.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.17%) Legato
4 3 (5.17%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (5.17%) Foglight
5 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.72%) SCCM
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.90%) Informatica
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Cognos
6 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 2 (3.45%) EMC
6 2 (3.45%) Veritas
6 2 (3.45%) Symantec
6 2 (3.45%) Primavera
7 1 (1.72%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) Lotus
7 1 (1.72%) BMC
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) Siebel