The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle Applications DBA role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Apps Database Administrator
Rank 598 554 567
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Applications DBA 13 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.054% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.058% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £426 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Oracle Applications DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Applications DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications DBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications DBA within the UK.

Oracle Applications DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications DBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Oracle Applications DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Applications DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications DBA within the UK.

Oracle Applications DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications DBA
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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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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
England -20 10 £418 +4.37% 4
Scotland - 3 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £379 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £379 -
North East - 3 £379 -
London +12 2 £455 +13.75% 4
Yorkshire +3 2 £250 -25.37%
West Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
East of England - 2 £425 -
Swindon -6 1 £425 -
Wiltshire -7 1 £425 -
South West -33 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Oracle Applications DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Applications 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 Applications DBA in their job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Oracle
2 52 (94.55%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (63.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (60.00%) WebLogic
5 30 (54.55%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (54.55%) Oracle Database
6 29 (52.73%) SOA
7 25 (45.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 24 (43.64%) Middleware
9 21 (38.18%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (36.36%) Apache
10 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
11 19 (34.55%) Oracle RAC
12 18 (32.73%) E-business
13 17 (30.91%) Oracle Forms
14 16 (29.09%) Linux
14 16 (29.09%) XML
14 16 (29.09%) Oracle Discoverer
15 15 (27.27%) Perl
15 15 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (27.27%) Korn
16 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (21.82%) UNIX
17 12 (21.82%) Data Guard
18 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
18 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 11 (20.00%) Finance
19 9 (16.36%) Oracle RMAN
19 9 (16.36%) Oracle 11i
19 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared

Oracle Applications DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Applications 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 Applications DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 20 (36.36%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 52 (94.55%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (63.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (54.55%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 25 (45.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (29.09%) Oracle Discoverer
4 15 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (7.27%) SQLPlus
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.82%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) Middleware
2 16 (29.09%) XML
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (7.27%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.82%) Clustering
2 1 (1.82%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) UNIX
3 5 (9.09%) AIX
4 4 (7.27%) Windows
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) SOA
2 21 (38.18%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (32.73%) E-business
4 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 5 (9.09%) Document Management
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.27%) ERP
7 3 (5.45%) System Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Workflow
8 2 (3.64%) ETL
8 2 (3.64%) CRM
8 2 (3.64%) BPEL
8 2 (3.64%) Database Tuning
9 1 (1.82%) High Availability
9 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 15 (27.27%) Korn
2 15 (27.27%) Perl
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) OCP
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.82%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) Data Guard
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.64%) Siebel
4 2 (3.64%) Northgate
4 2 (3.64%) Primavera
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) NetApp
5 1 (1.82%) Retek
5 1 (1.82%) Pegasus