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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 248 218 170
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 28 28 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.31% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 35
Average daily rate
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£370 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
9331 8415 8134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.14% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4695 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 422 410 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 31 August 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 -16 10 £425 +13.33%
Berkshire +4 7 £305 -28.23%
West Sussex -17 5 £370 +24.36%
Buckinghamshire -12 3 - -
Surrey -3 1 - - 1
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (77.55%) Oracle Database
3 25 (51.02%) SQL
4 22 (44.90%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (42.86%) Linux
5 21 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 20 (40.82%) Data Guard
7 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (30.61%) UNIX
8 14 (28.57%) Solaris
8 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
9 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
10 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
10 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (14.29%) MySQL
12 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 7 (14.29%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (12.24%) Database Tuning
13 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (12.24%) Oracle Clusterware
13 6 (12.24%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (12.24%) Migration
13 6 (12.24%) Windows
14 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.20%) HP
14 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
14 5 (10.20%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (8.16%) Endur
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) LDAP
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) FTP
3 2 (4.08%) SSH
3 2 (4.08%) NAS
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) Oracle Database
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (14.29%) MySQL
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (10.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
8 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.08%) DB2
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Middleware
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 15 (30.61%) UNIX
3 14 (28.57%) Solaris
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 3 (6.12%) HPUX
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (12.24%) Database Tuning
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.08%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (4.08%) SDLC
6 1 (2.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.04%) Cutover Planning
6 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) Korn
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) OCP
1 3 (6.12%) OCA
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (40.82%) Data Guard
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.20%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) 3PAR
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) Sun
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
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