The first table below looks at the demand for the Oracle Database Engineer 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 Database Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Engineer
Rank 585 542 587
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +45
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Database Engineer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £550 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +78.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Oracle Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Database Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Database Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Database Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle Database Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Database Engineer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 2 £450 -18.18%
England -87 2 £450 -18.18%
Bolton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
North West - - - -

Oracle Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Database Engineer 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 Database Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) OCP
3 2 (50.00%) OCA
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Database Security
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Database Engineer 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 Database Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) OCP
2 2 (50.00%) OCA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat