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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 469 361 287
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -74
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 140 238 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.49% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 140 161
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £38.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -85 122 £375 -3.22% 46
London -61 52 £400 - 15
Yorkshire -17 20 £370 -1.33% 5
South East -22 17 £400 -5.32% 7
West Yorkshire -18 13 £375 -0.66% 3
Scotland -3 12 £328 +0.76% 7
South West -8 11 £356 -8.65% 8
Leeds -10 11 £375 +17.64% 3
City of London -35 11 £450 +12.50% 4
Glasgow +11 10 £328 - 2
Hampshire -3 7 £388 -12.42% 1
Gloucestershire -2 6 £408 - 1
Cheltenham -2 6 £408 -
North West -14 6 £375 +62.16% 8
West Midlands +1 5 £350 -17.64% 3
Berkshire +4 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Surrey +2 4 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 4 £430 +6.83%
Tyne and Wear -23 4 £430 +6.83%
North East -31 4 £430 +6.83%
Somerset +8 3 £313 -16.38%
Epsom -4 3 - -
East of England -7 3 £475 +46.15%
County Antrim -4 2 - -
Belfast -4 2 - -
Nottingham -5 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -6 2 - -
Northern Ireland -7 2 - -
South Yorkshire -8 2 £365 -2.66%
Manchester -10 2 £350 +64.70% 5

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Oracle
2 277 (91.42%) Oracle Database
3 137 (45.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 123 (40.59%) SQL
5 119 (39.27%) Oracle RAC
6 97 (32.01%) Data Guard
7 96 (31.68%) UNIX
8 95 (31.35%) Linux
9 93 (30.69%) Oracle RMAN
10 81 (26.73%) PL/SQL
11 78 (25.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 65 (21.45%) Oracle EBS
13 64 (21.12%) SQL Server
13 64 (21.12%) Performance Tuning
14 56 (18.48%) Oracle Applications
15 55 (18.15%) Finance
15 55 (18.15%) Oracle Database 12c
16 54 (17.82%) Shell Script
17 53 (17.49%) Windows
18 50 (16.50%) Security Cleared
19 43 (14.19%) Solaris
20 42 (13.86%) Oracle EBS R12
21 36 (11.88%) WebLogic
22 35 (11.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 34 (11.22%) Microsoft
24 33 (10.89%) Red Hat
24 33 (10.89%) Middleware
25 32 (10.56%) ITIL
25 32 (10.56%) SC Cleared
26 31 (10.23%) Oracle BI EE

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 36 (11.88%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.31%) SAS
3 7 (2.31%) IIS
4 6 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (1.65%) Oracle 10gAS
6 4 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (2.64%) MS Office
2 6 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 65 (21.45%) Oracle EBS
2 56 (18.48%) Oracle Applications
3 42 (13.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.28%) SAN
2 8 (2.64%) LAN
2 8 (2.64%) WAN
3 7 (2.31%) Firewall
4 4 (1.32%) VLAN
4 4 (1.32%) LDAP
5 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.99%) Internet
5 3 (0.99%) DHCP
6 2 (0.66%) FTP
6 2 (0.66%) NAS
6 2 (0.66%) SSH
7 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.33%) HTTP
7 1 (0.33%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (91.42%) Oracle Database
2 137 (45.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 78 (25.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 64 (21.12%) SQL Server
5 55 (18.15%) Oracle Database 12c
6 31 (10.23%) RDBMS
6 31 (10.23%) Relational Database
6 31 (10.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 23 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (6.27%) Oracle9i Database
10 14 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (4.62%) Oracle Exadata
11 13 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (2.97%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (2.97%) Oracle Discoverer
15 8 (2.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (2.64%) Toad
2 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.99%) JIRA
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.66%) Subversion
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) Hudson
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) JConsole
5 1 (0.33%) ProC
5 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
General
1 55 (18.15%) Finance
2 26 (8.58%) Banking
3 8 (2.64%) Retail
4 6 (1.98%) Legal
5 5 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.89%) Middleware
2 26 (8.58%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (5.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 9 (2.97%) .NET
5 8 (2.64%) XML
6 7 (2.31%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.98%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 4 (1.32%) HTML
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (0.66%) J2EE
9 2 (0.66%) POSIX
9 2 (0.66%) CGI
10 1 (0.33%) JRockit
10 1 (0.33%) ODBC
10 1 (0.33%) JMS
10 1 (0.33%) SOAP
10 1 (0.33%) Web Services
10 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.57%) Clustering
2 26 (8.58%) Replication
3 9 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.32%) Statistics
5 4 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.99%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.33%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.33%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 96 (31.68%) UNIX
2 95 (31.35%) Linux
3 53 (17.49%) Windows
4 43 (14.19%) Solaris
5 28 (9.24%) AIX
6 25 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.63%) HPUX
10 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.66%) SUSE
13 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.12%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (10.56%) ITIL
3 25 (8.25%) Migration
4 23 (7.59%) SOA
4 23 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (5.61%) Database Tuning
7 13 (4.29%) ETL
8 12 (3.96%) Capacity Management
9 11 (3.63%) High Availability
10 10 (3.30%) Database Mirroring
11 9 (2.97%) Analytics
11 9 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (2.97%) Database Security
12 8 (2.64%) Change Control
12 8 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (2.64%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.64%) Patch Management
13 7 (2.31%) Change Management
13 7 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 123 (40.59%) SQL
2 81 (26.73%) PL/SQL
3 54 (17.82%) Shell Script
4 19 (6.27%) T-SQL
5 17 (5.61%) Perl
6 14 (4.62%) Korn
7 13 (4.29%) Java
8 8 (2.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.99%) C
10 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.66%) VB
10 2 (0.66%) R
11 1 (0.33%) sed
11 1 (0.33%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 50 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.56%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.25%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.94%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (3.30%) OCP
6 5 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (2.31%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (39.27%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (2.31%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.99%) Firmware
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 97 (32.01%) Data Guard
2 93 (30.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (11.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.98%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.98%) WSUS
4 6 (1.98%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.66%) SCOM
6 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.66%) Foglight
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.33%) OpenView
7 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.33%) Control-M
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 303 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.89%) Red Hat
4 13 (4.29%) IBM
5 12 (3.96%) VMware
6 11 (3.63%) HP
7 10 (3.30%) Sybase
7 10 (3.30%) NetApp
8 9 (2.97%) Sun
9 7 (2.31%) Siebel
9 7 (2.31%) 3PAR
10 6 (1.98%) EMC
11 5 (1.65%) Veritas
12 4 (1.32%) Citrix
12 4 (1.32%) Remedy
13 3 (0.99%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.66%) Symantec
14 2 (0.66%) WorldPay
14 2 (0.66%) Brocade
14 2 (0.66%) CA
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago