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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 125 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 13 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.77% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £414
% change year-on-year
- -9.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
2848 2991 2086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.68% 92.37% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1748 1840 1244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 186 150
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.93 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Gloucestershire -6 7 £500 +17.64%
Bristol +8 2 £369 -15.71%
Wiltshire - 2 £400 - 3
Somerset +4 1 - -
Dorset 0 1 £275 -21.42%
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 46 (100.00%) Oracle
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 35 (76.09%) Security Cleared
3 32 (69.57%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (56.52%) SQL
5 23 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 23 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
7 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (32.61%) Solaris
9 14 (30.43%) Linux
10 13 (28.26%) Migration
11 12 (26.09%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (26.09%) Oracle EBS R12
12 11 (23.91%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (21.74%) Oracle Application Server
14 9 (19.57%) Oracle 9iAS
14 9 (19.57%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (19.57%) Oracle 11i
14 9 (19.57%) Oracle Exadata
14 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 7 (15.22%) UNIX
15 7 (15.22%) Java
16 5 (10.87%) Sun
16 5 (10.87%) Siebel
17 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
17 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
17 4 (8.70%) Oracle APEX

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (21.74%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle 9iAS
Business Applications
1 32 (69.57%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) OLTP
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Solaris
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) UNIX
4 3 (6.52%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) SUSE
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Migration
2 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.70%) Release Management
2 4 (8.70%) Database Tuning
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL
4 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.35%) High Availability
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
5 1 (2.17%) Database Security
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.17%) E-business
5 1 (2.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.17%) ETL
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Security Cleared
2 23 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Siebel
2 5 (10.87%) Sun
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Informatica
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat