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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 440 479 350
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -129
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 206 159 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.29% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 89 174
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £45.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 - £38.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £45.00

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 May 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 +20 183 £375 -6.25% 20
London +8 67 £443 +4.11% 3
South East +1 38 £375 -3.22% 7
West Midlands +13 26 £400 +6.66% 1
North West -4 17 £375 +7.14% 2
Solihull - 16 - - 1
City of London +44 14 £425 -5.55% 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £363 -
Hampshire +1 12 £400 +14.28%
Oxford - 12 £363 -
Yorkshire 0 11 £319 -15.00% 2
Manchester 0 9 £380 +8.57% 2
Scotland -17 9 £317 -4.09%
South West -5 8 £325 -20.00% 2
East of England +7 7 £361 -23.94% 2
North East -43 7 £375 -12.79%
Wales +11 6 - - 1
Essex +2 6 £310 -
West Yorkshire -6 6 £313 -16.66% 2
Leeds -7 6 £313 -16.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -48 6 £375 -12.79%
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 6 £375 -12.79%
South Wales - 5 - - 1
Brentwood - 5 £310 -
Glasgow +1 4 - -
Gloucestershire -7 4 £300 -27.49%
Cardiff - 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 £413 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £317 -
Erskine - 4 £317 -

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 351 (100.00%) Oracle
2 331 (94.30%) Oracle Database
3 150 (42.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 148 (42.17%) SQL
5 138 (39.32%) Linux
6 128 (36.47%) Oracle RAC
7 126 (35.90%) Oracle RMAN
8 125 (35.61%) Data Guard
9 121 (34.47%) Unix
10 111 (31.62%) Performance Tuning
11 103 (29.34%) Oracle Database 12c
11 103 (29.34%) PL/SQL
12 95 (27.07%) Shell Script
13 78 (22.22%) SQL Server
14 77 (21.94%) Finance
15 74 (21.08%) Oracle Database 10g
16 68 (19.37%) Windows
17 62 (17.66%) Security Cleared
18 61 (17.38%) Oracle EBS
19 59 (16.81%) Migration
19 59 (16.81%) WebLogic
20 58 (16.52%) Oracle Applications
20 58 (16.52%) SC Cleared
21 54 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
21 54 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 44 (12.54%) Oracle Certification
23 43 (12.25%) Database Tuning
24 42 (11.97%) Relational Database
24 42 (11.97%) RDBMS
25 41 (11.68%) Solaris

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 59 (16.81%) WebLogic
2 31 (8.83%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (1.42%) Liferay
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.57%) JBoss
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.28%) SAS
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.28%) MS Project
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 61 (17.38%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (16.52%) Oracle Applications
3 54 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (6.55%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (3.99%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.85%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 1 (0.28%) HFM
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
11 1 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.42%) SAN
2 8 (2.28%) Internet
3 5 (1.42%) Firewall
3 5 (1.42%) Network Security
3 5 (1.42%) VLAN
4 4 (1.14%) LDAP
5 3 (0.85%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.57%) DMZ
6 2 (0.57%) DNS
6 2 (0.57%) HTTP
6 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (94.30%) Oracle Database
2 150 (42.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 103 (29.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 78 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 74 (21.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 42 (11.97%) RDBMS
6 42 (11.97%) Relational Database
7 29 (8.26%) MySQL
8 26 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
9 25 (7.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 22 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (4.27%) NoSQL
13 14 (3.99%) Oracle Exadata
14 12 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
16 10 (2.85%) DataStage
16 10 (2.85%) DB2
16 10 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.99%) Oracle APEX
1 14 (3.99%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.28%) Toad
3 4 (1.14%) ClearQuest
3 4 (1.14%) Subversion
4 3 (0.85%) Ant
4 3 (0.85%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.85%) Hudson
4 3 (0.85%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.85%) JUnit
4 3 (0.85%) Maven
4 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.28%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) PVCS
General
1 77 (21.94%) Finance
2 27 (7.69%) Banking
3 18 (5.13%) Retail
4 8 (2.28%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.14%) Automotive
6 4 (1.14%) Games
6 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (2.56%) Middleware
3 7 (1.99%) Oracle Streams
4 6 (1.71%) XML
5 5 (1.42%) .NET
5 5 (1.42%) Castor
5 5 (1.42%) Oracle ADF
6 3 (0.85%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.85%) POSIX
6 3 (0.85%) Spring
6 3 (0.85%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.57%) RESTful
8 1 (0.28%) CSS
8 1 (0.28%) HTML
8 1 (0.28%) OC4J
8 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.54%) Clustering
2 32 (9.12%) Replication
3 23 (6.55%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.14%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.85%) Statistics
8 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exalogic
8 2 (0.57%) Tandem
9 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.28%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 138 (39.32%) Linux
2 121 (34.47%) Unix
3 68 (19.37%) Windows
4 41 (11.68%) Solaris
5 37 (10.54%) AIX
6 29 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.56%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.42%) HPUX
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (31.62%) Performance Tuning
2 59 (16.81%) Migration
3 43 (12.25%) Database Tuning
4 32 (9.12%) High Availability
5 24 (6.84%) ITIL
6 20 (5.70%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (4.84%) Capacity Management
7 17 (4.84%) Database Security
8 16 (4.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (4.27%) Data Modelling
9 15 (4.27%) ETL
9 15 (4.27%) SOA
10 14 (3.99%) Change Control
11 10 (2.85%) Change Management
11 10 (2.85%) E-Commerce
12 9 (2.56%) Data Analysis
13 8 (2.28%) Analytics
13 8 (2.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (2.28%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (42.17%) SQL
2 103 (29.34%) PL/SQL
3 95 (27.07%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.13%) Java
5 10 (2.85%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.99%) Korn
7 6 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.42%) Perl
9 4 (1.14%) C
9 4 (1.14%) Python
10 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (17.66%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.52%) SC Cleared
3 44 (12.54%) Oracle Certification
4 39 (11.11%) OCP
5 10 (2.85%) Degree
6 4 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.57%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.57%) MCITP
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.57%) RHCE
8 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) SLA
2 4 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) FATCA
System Software
1 128 (36.47%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.71%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 126 (35.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 125 (35.61%) Data Guard
3 54 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (3.13%) SCOM
5 5 (1.42%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.85%) Nagios
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.28%) MOM
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.28%) WMI
8 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 351 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (9.12%) Red Hat
3 28 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.70%) IBM
5 16 (4.56%) Informatica
6 11 (3.13%) Netezza
7 9 (2.56%) Cognizant
8 8 (2.28%) NetApp
8 8 (2.28%) Veritas
8 8 (2.28%) VMware
9 7 (1.99%) Cognos
10 5 (1.42%) EMC
10 5 (1.42%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.14%) SAP
11 4 (1.14%) Sun
12 3 (0.85%) Dell
12 3 (0.85%) Endeca
12 3 (0.85%) HP
12 3 (0.85%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.57%) F5
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