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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 232 209 180
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 26 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.43% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.47% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £320 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
9230 8911 7729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.71% 91.92% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5073 4908 3837
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £216 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 474 609
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 20 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 20 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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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
Hampshire -2 17 £375 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +1 4 £353 +0.71%
Surrey -6 4 £400 -3.03% 4
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 46 (86.79%) Oracle Database
3 29 (54.72%) SQL
4 26 (49.06%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (47.17%) PL/SQL
6 24 (45.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 23 (43.40%) WebLogic
8 22 (41.51%) Shell Script
9 21 (39.62%) UNIX
10 20 (37.74%) Oracle EBS
11 19 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (33.96%) Oracle Applications
12 18 (33.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (32.08%) Data Guard
14 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
14 15 (28.30%) Middleware
15 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
16 13 (24.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 12 (22.64%) Oracle Fusion
18 11 (20.75%) Oracle EBS R12
18 11 (20.75%) SQLPlus
19 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
19 10 (18.87%) HPUX
19 10 (18.87%) Oracle Reports
20 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
20 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 10g
20 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 12c
20 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
21 8 (15.09%) Korn
21 8 (15.09%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 23 (43.40%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.89%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (33.96%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (20.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.89%) Endur
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) FTP
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) RTP
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) SSH
1 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (86.79%) Oracle Database
2 18 (33.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (20.75%) SQLPlus
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
5 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
7 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (9.43%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (3.77%) DB2
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Toad
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.89%) ProC
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) Middleware
2 12 (22.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (5.66%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) JSP
4 1 (1.89%) Struts
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Replication
1 6 (11.32%) Statistics
2 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) UNIX
2 10 (18.87%) HPUX
3 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) AIX
4 6 (11.32%) Windows
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.09%) SOA
5 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) Use Case
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) E-business
8 2 (3.77%) BCP
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.77%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.89%) Change Management
9 1 (1.89%) ERP
9 1 (1.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) SQL
2 25 (47.17%) PL/SQL
3 22 (41.51%) Shell Script
4 8 (15.09%) Korn
4 8 (15.09%) Perl
5 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) OCP
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (45.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (32.08%) Data Guard
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle Flashback
5 5 (9.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) Sun
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Siebel
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) MKS
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) 3PAR