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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 131 84 124
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +40
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 9 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 1.12% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 8
Average daily rate
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£408 £410 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £443 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.79%
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
2945 2078 2979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.26% 92.77% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1278 1744
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 240
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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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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
Wiltshire -16 2 £408 -4.11% 1
Devon - 2 £400 -
Bristol -22 1 £415 +32.80% 1
Somerset - 1 £415 -
Dorset - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (96.15%) Oracle Database
3 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (42.31%) Data Guard
7 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 10 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (34.62%) Linux
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
10 7 (26.92%) SLA
11 6 (23.08%) Middleware
11 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
11 6 (23.08%) Statistics
12 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (19.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
13 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
13 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
13 4 (15.38%) Windows
13 4 (15.38%) BPEL

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (3.85%) Summit
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) Oracle Database
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
11 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (3.85%) MySQL
11 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 6 (23.08%) Statistics
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (15.38%) BPEL
2 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) AWK
4 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.85%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) OCP
4 1 (3.85%) OCA
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Data Guard
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Siebel
3 3 (11.54%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Kalido