The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 125 81 119
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +38
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 14 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 1.49% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.41%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2822 2021 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.07% 93.96% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 1253 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Oracle DBA
England

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 24 July 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
Somerset - 3 £395 -
Wiltshire -13 2 £408 -4.11%
Bristol -20 2 £420 -
Dorset - - - - 1
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (97.14%) Oracle Database
3 19 (54.29%) SQL
4 18 (51.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (51.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (45.71%) Data Guard
6 15 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (40.00%) Linux
7 14 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
9 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL
12 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 7 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (20.00%) SLA
13 6 (17.14%) UNIX
13 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) Oracle 11i
13 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
13 6 (17.14%) Middleware
13 6 (17.14%) Statistics
14 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
14 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (2.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (97.14%) Oracle Database
2 18 (51.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 18 (51.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
10 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (2.86%) QlikView
11 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.71%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
1 6 (17.14%) Statistics
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.43%) BPEL
4 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) ETL
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Database Security
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.86%) sed
6 1 (2.86%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) OCP
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.86%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Data Guard
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Siebel
3 3 (8.57%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.86%) Kalido
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) HP