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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 138 88 119
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 4 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.89% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.95% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 11
Average daily rate
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£408 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.90 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+45.11% +22.25%
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
3117 2096 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.44% 92.83% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 1336 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 163 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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
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 22 September 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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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
Devon - 2 £400 -
Bristol -17 1 £415 +32.80%
Somerset - 1 £415 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle Database
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) Data Guard
8 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (34.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (30.43%) SLA
10 6 (26.09%) Middleware
10 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
10 6 (26.09%) Statistics
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (17.39%) Clustering
12 4 (17.39%) BPEL
12 4 (17.39%) Windows
13 3 (13.04%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.35%) Summit
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle Database
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
10 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
10 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 1 (4.35%) MySQL
11 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (4.35%) QlikView
11 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
1 6 (26.09%) Statistics
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (17.39%) BPEL
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) OCP
4 1 (4.35%) OCA
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Data Guard
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Siebel
2 3 (13.04%) Hyperion
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Kalido
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) HP