The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 117 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 28 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.64% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.70% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.90 £45.18
% change year-on-year
- -31.60%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2984 2292 2347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.95% 92.12% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1938 1410 1392
Average daily rate £385 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 165 198
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle DBA across the South West region.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA across the South West region.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Gloucestershire - 16 £450 -
Somerset - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 32 (100.00%) Oracle
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 26 (81.25%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
4 18 (56.25%) DV Cleared
4 18 (56.25%) SQL
5 17 (53.13%) PL/SQL
6 13 (40.63%) Linux
6 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (40.63%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (37.50%) Solaris
8 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (34.38%) Migration
9 10 (31.25%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle 11i
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle 9iAS
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (18.75%) UNIX
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (12.50%) Release Management
13 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.50%) Data Guard
13 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (31.25%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle 9iAS
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 26 (81.25%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Solaris
3 6 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (9.38%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Release Management
2 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) E-business
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) High Availability
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) PL/SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) DV Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Sun
3 2 (6.25%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat