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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 397 283 278
Rank change year-on-year
-114 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 201 326 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.69% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 165 175
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£400 £381 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.98% +4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Average hourly rate £38.00 £47.50 £48.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.18
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 -103 183 £400 +5.96% 24
London -26 85 £400 - 8
City of London +2 35 £388 -7.73% 4
South East -52 27 £425 +9.67% 2
South West -18 24 £438 +40.00% 1
Hampshire -21 17 £430 +14.66%
Yorkshire -26 13 £363 -3.33% 5
West Midlands -8 12 £325 -4.05% 2
Gloucestershire -7 10 £450 +38.46%
North West -21 9 £325 -5.10%
West Yorkshire -25 9 £388 +4.02% 3
Scotland -14 8 £348 -10.32% 4
Manchester -17 8 £325 +34.02%
Havant -4 7 £444 +14.51%
East of England -14 7 £419 -16.25% 1
Gosport - 6 £470 -
Berkshire -2 5 £231 -16.66%
Glasgow -4 5 £330 - 1
Leeds -20 5 £388 +2.64% 1
South Wales - 4 £325 - 1
Wales - 4 £325 - 1
Reading +18 3 £188 -
Swindon -9 3 £500 +40.35%
Birmingham -10 3 £413 +12.24% 1
Surrey -12 3 £288 -4.56% 1
Wiltshire -15 3 £500 +60.00%
Edinburgh -18 3 £348 -18.23% 3
Cardiff - 3 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £400 -
North Yorkshire -1 2 £291 -27.18% 1

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 380 (100.00%) Oracle
2 358 (94.21%) Oracle Database
3 211 (55.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 198 (52.11%) SQL
5 164 (43.16%) Oracle RAC
6 144 (37.89%) Linux
7 141 (37.11%) PL/SQL
8 132 (34.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 130 (34.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 124 (32.63%) Data Guard
11 101 (26.58%) UNIX
12 98 (25.79%) Finance
13 97 (25.53%) Performance Tuning
14 89 (23.42%) Shell Script
15 79 (20.79%) Security Cleared
16 76 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
17 73 (19.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 65 (17.11%) Migration
19 61 (16.05%) Oracle Applications
20 55 (14.47%) WebLogic
20 55 (14.47%) SC Cleared
21 54 (14.21%) Replication
22 52 (13.68%) Solaris
23 50 (13.16%) Oracle Database 12c
24 49 (12.89%) Oracle EBS R12
24 49 (12.89%) SQL Server
25 47 (12.37%) Relational Database
26 43 (11.32%) Banking
27 39 (10.26%) Windows
27 39 (10.26%) RDBMS

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 55 (14.47%) WebLogic
2 16 (4.21%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (2.63%) Oracle 10gAS
3 10 (2.63%) Apache
3 10 (2.63%) Oracle 9iAS
4 6 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.79%) AquaLogic
8 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.53%) IIS
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 76 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 61 (16.05%) Oracle Applications
3 49 (12.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (5.79%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (1.05%) Agresso
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.89%) SAN
2 4 (1.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) SSH
3 1 (0.26%) Network Security
3 1 (0.26%) NAS
3 1 (0.26%) LAN
3 1 (0.26%) WAN
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) DNS
3 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (94.21%) Oracle Database
2 211 (55.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 130 (34.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 50 (13.16%) Oracle Database 12c
5 49 (12.89%) SQL Server
6 47 (12.37%) Relational Database
7 39 (10.26%) RDBMS
8 35 (9.21%) Oracle Reports
9 33 (8.68%) Oracle Exadata
10 29 (7.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 25 (6.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 22 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (5.26%) SQLPlus
14 18 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (4.21%) Oracle Discoverer
17 13 (3.42%) MySQL
17 13 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (3.16%) Oracle ODI
19 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (5.79%) Toad
2 12 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (2.11%) ClearQuest
5 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.05%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.79%) Subversion
8 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.53%) JIRA
9 1 (0.26%) Ant
9 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.26%) Maven
9 1 (0.26%) PVCS
General
1 98 (25.79%) Finance
2 43 (11.32%) Banking
3 12 (3.16%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.37%) Retail
5 8 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.05%) Games
7 3 (0.79%) Legal
7 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) International Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.42%) Middleware
2 22 (5.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (1.58%) WebCenter
3 6 (1.58%) Web Services
3 6 (1.58%) .NET
3 6 (1.58%) Oracle Streams
4 4 (1.05%) JDBC
5 3 (0.79%) XML
5 3 (0.79%) Java EE
6 2 (0.53%) LAMP
6 2 (0.53%) Flash
7 1 (0.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.26%) SOAP
7 1 (0.26%) XSD
7 1 (0.26%) ODBC
7 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.26%) WinForms
7 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.26%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.21%) Replication
2 29 (7.63%) Clustering
3 13 (3.42%) Statistics
3 13 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.58%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.32%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.53%) Open Source
9 2 (0.53%) Online Games
9 2 (0.53%) NHS
9 2 (0.53%) HACMP
9 2 (0.53%) Wiki
9 2 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.53%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.53%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (0.53%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 144 (37.89%) Linux
2 101 (26.58%) UNIX
3 52 (13.68%) Solaris
4 39 (10.26%) Windows
5 25 (6.58%) AIX
6 24 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.42%) HPUX
8 8 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.05%) SUSE
10 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.79%) VMS
11 3 (0.79%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.53%) Performance Tuning
2 65 (17.11%) Migration
3 34 (8.95%) SOA
4 30 (7.89%) ITIL
5 25 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 18 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (3.95%) Incident Management
8 15 (3.95%) Data Migration
9 14 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (3.42%) ITSM
11 12 (3.16%) Service Management
11 12 (3.16%) Problem Management
11 12 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (2.89%) Database Security
12 11 (2.89%) Configuration Management
12 11 (2.89%) Change Management
13 9 (2.37%) ERP
13 9 (2.37%) High Availability
14 8 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 198 (52.11%) SQL
2 141 (37.11%) PL/SQL
3 89 (23.42%) Shell Script
4 27 (7.11%) Korn
5 22 (5.79%) Perl
6 16 (4.21%) Java
7 13 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.84%) C
9 4 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.05%) VB
10 3 (0.79%) DCL
10 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.79%) VBScript
11 2 (0.53%) PHP
11 2 (0.53%) R
12 1 (0.26%) C#
12 1 (0.26%) COBOL
12 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 79 (20.79%) Security Cleared
2 55 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.42%) Oracle Certification
4 18 (4.74%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.47%) Degree
6 11 (2.89%) OCP
7 4 (1.05%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.79%) MCITP
8 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.26%) OCA
9 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.00%) SLA
2 5 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 164 (43.16%) Oracle RAC
2 132 (34.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) Corosync
5 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 124 (32.63%) Data Guard
2 73 (19.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.58%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.05%) OpenView
6 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.53%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.26%) Puppet
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.26%) OVSD
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 380 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.37%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.68%) HP
4 13 (3.42%) Sun
5 10 (2.63%) BMC
5 10 (2.63%) IBM
6 8 (2.11%) NetApp
7 7 (1.84%) VMware
8 6 (1.58%) Veritas
8 6 (1.58%) Remedy
9 5 (1.32%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.05%) Sybase
11 3 (0.79%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.79%) SAP
11 3 (0.79%) EMC
11 3 (0.79%) Intel
12 2 (0.53%) Informatica
12 2 (0.53%) Siebel
12 2 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
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