The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Oracle DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 441 447 450
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 209 227 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 142 124
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £55.00

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Oracle DBA in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 196 £400 - 20
London +6 85 £425 -5.55% 7
North West +29 27 £415 +22.88% 1
South East +6 26 £413 +10.00%
South West +21 19 £378 +0.66%
Gloucestershire +14 13 £375 -
Hampshire +5 13 £419 -1.47%
Lancashire - 13 £431 -
West Midlands -11 11 £351 -6.33% 3
Blackpool - 10 £488 -
Yorkshire +4 8 £440 +35.30% 3
East Midlands +1 8 £394 +14.54% 1
East of England -2 7 £295 -34.44% 4
Manchester -3 7 £400 +25.00%
Croydon - 7 £325 -
Scotland +7 6 £350 +6.06%
Essex +2 6 £290 -28.61% 1
South Yorkshire +3 5 £450 +23.28% 1
Warwickshire +3 5 £343 -13.51% 1
Warwick +1 5 £343 -19.78% 1
City of London -2 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Nottingham - 5 £313 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £313 -
Buckinghamshire +24 4 £300 -41.17%
Milton Keynes +15 4 £300 -41.17%
Berkshire +7 4 £503 +64.75%
Sheffield +2 4 £450 - 1
Havant 0 4 £444 +10.93%
North East -22 4 £300 -9.09% 1
South Wales +23 3 £375 +15.38% 2

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Oracle DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 436 (100.00%) Oracle
2 396 (90.83%) Oracle Database
3 186 (42.66%) Oracle RAC
4 175 (40.14%) Linux
5 174 (39.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 162 (37.16%) SQL
7 148 (33.94%) Data Guard
8 138 (31.65%) Performance Tuning
9 126 (28.90%) Unix
10 122 (27.98%) Oracle RMAN
11 111 (25.46%) Oracle Database 12c
12 102 (23.39%) PL/SQL
13 100 (22.94%) Oracle EBS R12
14 97 (22.25%) Shell Script
15 88 (20.18%) SQL Server
16 87 (19.95%) Oracle EBS
17 86 (19.72%) Security Cleared
18 85 (19.50%) Oracle Applications
19 81 (18.58%) Oracle Certification
19 81 (18.58%) SC Cleared
20 80 (18.35%) Oracle Database 10g
20 80 (18.35%) Finance
21 73 (16.74%) Windows
22 71 (16.28%) ITIL
23 68 (15.60%) WebLogic
24 58 (13.30%) RDBMS
24 58 (13.30%) Relational Database
25 54 (12.39%) OCP
26 53 (12.16%) High Availability
27 51 (11.70%) Red Hat

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (15.60%) WebLogic
2 46 (10.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 15 (3.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.61%) Liferay
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle 10gAS
6 4 (0.92%) nginx
7 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.46%) JBoss
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 100 (22.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 87 (19.95%) Oracle EBS
3 85 (19.50%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (7.11%) Oracle 11i
5 15 (3.44%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (3.21%) Oracle Retail
7 10 (2.29%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.92%) Primavera
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
13 1 (0.23%) Epicor iScala
13 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.98%) IaaS
1 13 (2.98%) PaaS
1 13 (2.98%) SaaS
2 6 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.46%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.13%) SAN
2 13 (2.98%) DNS
3 10 (2.29%) Firewall
4 9 (2.06%) LDAP
4 9 (2.06%) VLAN
5 8 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.61%) Internet
7 6 (1.38%) SSL
8 5 (1.15%) Network Security
9 4 (0.92%) ICMP
9 4 (0.92%) VPN
10 3 (0.69%) InfiniBand
11 2 (0.46%) DHCP
11 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.46%) SSH
12 1 (0.23%) 2G
12 1 (0.23%) FTP
12 1 (0.23%) HTTP
12 1 (0.23%) Intranet
12 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (90.83%) Oracle Database
2 174 (39.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 111 (25.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 88 (20.18%) SQL Server
5 80 (18.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 58 (13.30%) RDBMS
6 58 (13.30%) Relational Database
7 38 (8.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 30 (6.88%) MySQL
9 29 (6.65%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (6.42%) Oracle Discoverer
11 21 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (4.59%) Oracle ODI
13 18 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (2.98%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.98%) Oracle9i Database
14 13 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (2.52%) Oracle Exadata
17 10 (2.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (3.44%) Jenkins
1 15 (3.44%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (2.06%) Toad
3 7 (1.61%) JIRA
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.69%) GoCD
5 3 (0.69%) Subversion
6 2 (0.46%) ProC
7 1 (0.23%) Ant
7 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.23%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.23%) JUnit
7 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (18.35%) Finance
2 28 (6.42%) Banking
3 23 (5.28%) Retail
4 9 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.69%) Automotive
5 3 (0.69%) Games
5 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.46%) French Language
6 2 (0.46%) Law
6 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Local Government
7 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 18 (4.13%) Middleware
3 15 (3.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (1.61%) Oracle ADF
5 6 (1.38%) .NET
6 5 (1.15%) Castor
6 5 (1.15%) Oracle Streams
7 3 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.46%) RESTful
8 2 (0.46%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.46%) XML
9 1 (0.23%) CSS
9 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.23%) HTML
9 1 (0.23%) OC4J
9 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.23%) Spring
9 1 (0.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.32%) Clustering
2 39 (8.94%) Replication
3 27 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.15%) Statistics
7 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.92%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.46%) HACMP
9 2 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.23%) CMDB
10 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.23%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.23%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 175 (40.14%) Linux
2 126 (28.90%) Unix
3 73 (16.74%) Windows
4 51 (11.70%) Solaris
5 45 (10.32%) AIX
6 39 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.98%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (2.29%) HPUX
8 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.06%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.61%) SUSE
11 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.23%) Tru64
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (31.65%) Performance Tuning
2 71 (16.28%) ITIL
3 53 (12.16%) High Availability
4 48 (11.01%) Migration
5 40 (9.17%) SOA
6 32 (7.34%) Database Tuning
7 24 (5.50%) DevOps
8 22 (5.05%) Capacity Management
8 22 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (4.82%) E-business
10 20 (4.59%) Open Source
11 19 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (4.13%) Change Control
12 18 (4.13%) Change Management
13 17 (3.90%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (3.21%) ERP
16 13 (2.98%) Data Modelling
16 13 (2.98%) ETL
16 13 (2.98%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 162 (37.16%) SQL
2 102 (23.39%) PL/SQL
3 97 (22.25%) Shell Script
4 19 (4.36%) Java
5 17 (3.90%) Korn
6 13 (2.98%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.98%) Python
7 11 (2.52%) Perl
7 11 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.61%) C
8 7 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.92%) Go
9 4 (0.92%) Ruby
10 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.46%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 86 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 81 (18.58%) Oracle Certification
2 81 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 54 (12.39%) OCP
4 21 (4.82%) Degree
5 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.15%) IBM Certification
6 5 (1.15%) MCITP
7 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.69%) CLAS
8 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) RHCE
10 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.46%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 186 (42.66%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (8.03%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (3.21%) Oracle Clusterware
4 10 (2.29%) Corosync
4 10 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.92%) Docker
5 4 (0.92%) Squid
6 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.46%) NFS
7 2 (0.46%) SRDF
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 148 (33.94%) Data Guard
2 122 (27.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 41 (9.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (3.90%) Puppet
5 10 (2.29%) Pacemaker
6 9 (2.06%) Oracle Flashback
7 7 (1.61%) Ambari
7 7 (1.61%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (1.15%) SCOM
9 3 (0.69%) Ansible
9 3 (0.69%) Consul
9 3 (0.69%) Nagios
9 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.69%) Terraform
10 2 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 436 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (11.70%) Red Hat
3 19 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.67%) IBM
5 13 (2.98%) Informatica
6 11 (2.52%) NetApp
6 11 (2.52%) VMware
7 9 (2.06%) EMC
8 7 (1.61%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.61%) Sun
8 7 (1.61%) Veritas
9 6 (1.38%) HP
9 6 (1.38%) SimCorp
10 5 (1.15%) Sybase
11 4 (0.92%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.92%) Netezza
11 4 (0.92%) SAP
12 3 (0.69%) Endeca
12 3 (0.69%) Siebel
12 3 (0.69%) Teradata
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