The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 387 292 335
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +43
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 216 317 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 166 152
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +74.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.41%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -86 190 £388 -3.12% 35
London +35 110 £396 -6.76% 12
City of London +25 34 £400 -8.57% 3
South East -54 24 £375 - 8
Scotland -21 15 £375 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire -21 13 £375 +3.44% 5
South West -40 12 £408 +1.87% 2
Hampshire -19 11 £375 +8.69% 2
West Yorkshire -14 10 £378 +7.85% 2
East of England -15 10 £325 -13.33%
Edinburgh -15 9 £338 -28.94%
North East -10 8 £410 +36.66%
County Antrim +5 6 £248 -23.84%
Belfast +5 6 £248 -23.84%
Northern Ireland +3 6 £248 -23.84%
Suffolk - 6 £248 -
West Midlands -25 5 £350 +27.27% 3
Havant 0 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Manchester -8 4 £213 -42.17% 3
Leeds -12 4 £319 -8.92% 2
North West -13 4 £213 -55.26% 4
East Midlands -2 3 £348 +11.20% 1
Glasgow -9 3 - -
Wales -11 3 £250 -37.50% 3
South Wales -14 3 £250 -37.50% 3
Tyne and Wear - 3 £410 -
Cardiff - 3 £250 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £410 -
Solihull +4 2 - - 1
Berkshire -1 2 £470 +27.02% 3

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 553 (100.00%) Oracle
2 503 (90.96%) Oracle Database
3 319 (57.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 261 (47.20%) Oracle RAC
5 259 (46.84%) SQL
6 231 (41.77%) Data Guard
7 214 (38.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 182 (32.91%) Oracle RMAN
9 176 (31.83%) Linux
9 176 (31.83%) Performance Tuning
10 173 (31.28%) UNIX
11 171 (30.92%) PL/SQL
12 130 (23.51%) Finance
13 127 (22.97%) SQL Server
14 110 (19.89%) Shell Script
15 83 (15.01%) WebLogic
16 82 (14.83%) Solaris
17 78 (14.10%) Windows
17 78 (14.10%) Oracle Applications
18 76 (13.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 71 (12.84%) Oracle EBS R12
20 70 (12.66%) Security Cleared
21 66 (11.93%) Oracle Database 12c
22 63 (11.39%) Oracle9i Database
23 61 (11.03%) Banking
24 60 (10.85%) Oracle EBS
25 58 (10.49%) Relational Database
26 54 (9.76%) SC Cleared
26 54 (9.76%) SOA
26 54 (9.76%) RDBMS

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 83 (15.01%) WebLogic
2 34 (6.15%) Apache
3 17 (3.07%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.45%) IIS
4 8 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.08%) Oracle 10gAS
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.36%) CMS
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.18%) Confluence
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 78 (14.10%) Oracle Applications
2 71 (12.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 60 (10.85%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (4.70%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.54%) Summit
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.18%) Global One
9 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.52%) SAN
2 8 (1.45%) Internet
3 4 (0.72%) NAS
4 3 (0.54%) LDAP
4 3 (0.54%) HTTP
5 2 (0.36%) CTI
5 2 (0.36%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.18%) SSH
6 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (90.96%) Oracle Database
2 319 (57.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 214 (38.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 127 (22.97%) SQL Server
5 66 (11.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 63 (11.39%) Oracle9i Database
7 58 (10.49%) Relational Database
8 54 (9.76%) RDBMS
9 49 (8.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 46 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (8.32%) Oracle Reports
11 42 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (5.79%) Oracle Discoverer
13 27 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (3.80%) SQLPlus
17 20 (3.62%) MySQL
17 20 (3.62%) Oracle Exadata
18 19 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (7.78%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (3.62%) Toad
3 13 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.54%) Subversion
6 2 (0.36%) JIRA
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.18%) Ant
7 1 (0.18%) Maven
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 130 (23.51%) Finance
2 61 (11.03%) Banking
3 15 (2.71%) Financial Institution
4 14 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.17%) Retail
7 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.36%) Billing
8 2 (0.36%) French Language
8 2 (0.36%) German Language
8 2 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.18%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.18%) Latvian Language
9 1 (0.18%) Lithuanian Language
9 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.18%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.40%) Middleware
2 29 (5.24%) XML
3 16 (2.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (1.81%) Oracle Streams
5 8 (1.45%) JDBC
6 7 (1.27%) WebCenter
7 6 (1.08%) LAMP
8 4 (0.72%) .NET
9 3 (0.54%) EDI
10 2 (0.36%) ODBC
10 2 (0.36%) J2EE
10 2 (0.36%) SOAP
11 1 (0.18%) HTML
11 1 (0.18%) XSD
11 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.18%) JSP
11 1 (0.18%) Servlets
11 1 (0.18%) OC4J
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle ADF
11 1 (0.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.22%) Replication
2 28 (5.06%) Clustering
3 21 (3.80%) Statistics
4 11 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 5 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.72%) Firmware
7 4 (0.72%) LPAR
7 4 (0.72%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.54%) HACMP
8 3 (0.54%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.36%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.36%) PMI
9 2 (0.36%) NHS
9 2 (0.36%) FMCG
10 1 (0.18%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.18%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 176 (31.83%) Linux
2 173 (31.28%) UNIX
3 82 (14.83%) Solaris
4 78 (14.10%) Windows
5 47 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (7.23%) AIX
7 23 (4.16%) HPUX
8 9 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.08%) OpenVMS
10 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.90%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.90%) VMS
10 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (31.83%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (9.76%) SOA
3 52 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (9.04%) ITIL
5 42 (7.59%) Migration
6 36 (6.51%) Capacity Planning
7 33 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (5.79%) E-business
9 24 (4.34%) High Availability
10 21 (3.80%) Data Modelling
11 20 (3.62%) Incident Management
11 20 (3.62%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (3.07%) Problem Management
13 17 (3.07%) Change Management
14 16 (2.89%) ETL
15 14 (2.53%) Change Control
15 14 (2.53%) Performance Analysis
16 11 (1.99%) Database Tuning
17 10 (1.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 259 (46.84%) SQL
2 171 (30.92%) PL/SQL
3 110 (19.89%) Shell Script
4 41 (7.41%) Perl
5 34 (6.15%) T-SQL
6 32 (5.79%) Korn
7 16 (2.89%) Java
8 10 (1.81%) C
9 9 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.90%) DCL
12 3 (0.54%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.36%) R
14 1 (0.18%) sed
14 1 (0.18%) C#
14 1 (0.18%) Python
14 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 70 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 54 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.52%) Oracle Certification
4 19 (3.44%) OCP
4 19 (3.44%) Degree
5 9 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.90%) MCITP
8 3 (0.54%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.36%) MCSA
9 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.18%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.25%) SLA
2 6 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 261 (47.20%) Oracle RAC
2 182 (32.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.72%) SRDF
4 3 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.18%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 231 (41.77%) Data Guard
2 76 (13.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.45%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (1.27%) Legato
5 6 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Statspack
7 4 (0.72%) Control-M
7 4 (0.72%) Puppet
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.54%) Foglight
8 3 (0.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.36%) SCOM
10 1 (0.18%) SCCM
10 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.18%) OVSD
10 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 553 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (8.14%) Red Hat
3 33 (5.97%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.25%) EMC
5 15 (2.71%) HP
6 13 (2.35%) IBM
6 13 (2.35%) Sun
6 13 (2.35%) Veritas
7 11 (1.99%) BMC
8 10 (1.81%) Cognos
9 8 (1.45%) Sybase
9 8 (1.45%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.08%) Informatica
10 6 (1.08%) NetApp
10 6 (1.08%) VMware
11 4 (0.72%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.72%) SAP
11 4 (0.72%) Siebel
12 3 (0.54%) Murex
12 3 (0.54%) CommVault
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