The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle 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 DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 403 295 273
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 175 301 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 142 158
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£400 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £31.70 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.90 £45.18
% change year-on-year
- -31.60%

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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
England -102 156 £405 +8.00% 29
London -49 58 £400 - 12
South West -12 28 £450 +15.38%
South East -34 25 £425 +9.67% 6
City of London +6 23 £400 - 7
Hampshire -17 17 £428 +14.00% 4
Gloucestershire - 16 £450 -
North West -22 14 £338 +32.35% 6
Manchester -17 13 £338 +35.00% 5
Yorkshire -18 11 £388 +10.71% 3
Scotland -14 10 £348 -7.33% 1
West Yorkshire -14 9 £388 +19.23% 2
East of England +6 8 £356 +36.36% 1
Edinburgh -5 8 £348 -18.23%
Havant -5 7 £425 -2.85%
West Midlands -6 6 £375 +19.04%
Gosport - 6 £470 - 2
Leeds -7 5 £388 +55.00% 1
Cambridge -3 4 - -
Surrey -3 4 £404 - 2
Cambridgeshire -13 4 - -
Wales - 4 £325 - 2
South Wales - 4 £325 - 2
Cardiff - 3 - - 2
Birmingham -6 2 £413 +22.67%
Glasgow -12 2 £330 +0.76%
Reading +6 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire 0 1 £350 -22.22%
Berkshire -5 1 - -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 360 (100.00%) Oracle
2 337 (93.61%) Oracle Database
3 191 (53.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 183 (50.83%) SQL
5 161 (44.72%) Oracle RAC
6 133 (36.94%) PL/SQL
7 126 (35.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 123 (34.17%) Linux
9 120 (33.33%) Data Guard
10 116 (32.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 98 (27.22%) Performance Tuning
12 94 (26.11%) Finance
13 93 (25.83%) UNIX
14 83 (23.06%) Shell Script
15 78 (21.67%) Security Cleared
16 76 (21.11%) Oracle EBS
17 68 (18.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 58 (16.11%) Migration
18 58 (16.11%) Oracle Applications
19 53 (14.72%) Solaris
20 50 (13.89%) WebLogic
20 50 (13.89%) SC Cleared
21 49 (13.61%) Oracle Database 12c
21 49 (13.61%) Replication
22 45 (12.50%) Banking
22 45 (12.50%) SQL Server
23 39 (10.83%) Oracle EBS R12
24 38 (10.56%) Relational Database
25 34 (9.44%) Windows
25 34 (9.44%) Oracle Certification

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 50 (13.89%) WebLogic
2 18 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (2.78%) Oracle 9iAS
4 9 (2.50%) Apache
4 9 (2.50%) Oracle 10gAS
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.83%) AquaLogic
7 3 (0.83%) IIS
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 76 (21.11%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (16.11%) Oracle Applications
3 39 (10.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (4.44%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.11%) Agresso
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.28%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.50%) SAN
2 4 (1.11%) LAN
2 4 (1.11%) WAN
3 3 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) SSH
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) NAS
4 1 (0.28%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (93.61%) Oracle Database
2 191 (53.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 116 (32.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 49 (13.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 45 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 38 (10.56%) Relational Database
7 33 (9.17%) RDBMS
8 30 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
9 28 (7.78%) Oracle Exadata
10 25 (6.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 24 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
12 19 (5.28%) SQLPlus
13 18 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (4.44%) Oracle Discoverer
15 13 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (3.06%) MySQL
16 11 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (3.06%) Oracle ODI
17 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (6.67%) Toad
2 10 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.22%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.11%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.56%) Subversion
6 2 (0.56%) JIRA
6 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.28%) ProC
7 1 (0.28%) PVCS
General
1 94 (26.11%) Finance
2 45 (12.50%) Banking
3 12 (3.33%) Retail
4 11 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.83%) Legal
6 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.83%) Games
7 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.22%) Middleware
2 20 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (1.94%) Web Services
4 6 (1.67%) .NET
5 4 (1.11%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.11%) WebCenter
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Streams
6 3 (0.83%) Java EE
7 2 (0.56%) HTML
7 2 (0.56%) LAMP
7 2 (0.56%) XML
7 2 (0.56%) Flash
8 1 (0.28%) JMS
8 1 (0.28%) CSS
8 1 (0.28%) JSP
8 1 (0.28%) SOAP
8 1 (0.28%) Struts
8 1 (0.28%) WinForms
8 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.28%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.61%) Replication
2 25 (6.94%) Clustering
3 11 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.78%) Statistics
4 10 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.39%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.56%) Open Source
7 2 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.56%) HACMP
7 2 (0.56%) Contract for Difference
7 2 (0.56%) Spread Betting
7 2 (0.56%) Wiki
7 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.56%) Online Games
7 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.28%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.28%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 123 (34.17%) Linux
2 93 (25.83%) UNIX
3 53 (14.72%) Solaris
4 34 (9.44%) Windows
5 31 (8.61%) AIX
6 24 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.17%) HPUX
8 8 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.56%) SUSE
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.22%) Performance Tuning
2 58 (16.11%) Migration
3 28 (7.78%) SOA
4 26 (7.22%) ITIL
5 22 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (6.11%) Database Tuning
6 14 (3.89%) Incident Management
7 13 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (3.61%) ITSM
7 13 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (3.33%) Service Management
8 12 (3.33%) High Availability
9 11 (3.06%) Data Migration
9 11 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (3.06%) Database Security
10 10 (2.78%) ERP
10 10 (2.78%) Change Management
11 9 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (2.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (50.83%) SQL
2 133 (36.94%) PL/SQL
3 83 (23.06%) Shell Script
4 26 (7.22%) Korn
5 23 (6.39%) Perl
6 16 (4.44%) Java
7 9 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.67%) C
9 5 (1.39%) VB
10 3 (0.83%) VBScript
11 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.28%) C#
12 1 (0.28%) COBOL
12 1 (0.28%) VB6
12 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 78 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 50 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.44%) Oracle Certification
4 27 (7.50%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.61%) OCP
6 12 (3.33%) Degree
7 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.28%) MCITP
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) OCA
9 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.28%) SLA
2 8 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 161 (44.72%) Oracle RAC
2 126 (35.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Corosync
5 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 120 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 68 (18.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.11%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.83%) OpenView
7 2 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.28%) Puppet
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.28%) SCCM
8 1 (0.28%) SCOM
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 360 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (7.78%) Red Hat
3 24 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.33%) Sun
5 11 (3.06%) HP
6 8 (2.22%) NetApp
6 8 (2.22%) Veritas
7 7 (1.94%) VMware
7 7 (1.94%) BMC
8 6 (1.67%) IBM
8 6 (1.67%) Remedy
9 3 (0.83%) SAP
9 3 (0.83%) Sybase
9 3 (0.83%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.83%) EMC
9 3 (0.83%) Intel
10 2 (0.56%) Informatica
10 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.56%) Siebel
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