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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 402 459 441
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 219 192 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 132 126
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -26.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £39.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.00 £53.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -38.18%

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +51 202 £425 +3.03% 22
London +4 76 £463 +8.82% 5
North West +33 45 £400 +18.51%
Lancashire - 23 £513 -
North East -11 19 £375 +15.38% 1
Blackpool - 19 £513 -
South East +3 16 £431 +1.47% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 16 £375 -21.05% 1
Tyne and Wear -19 16 £375 +15.38% 1
South West +13 13 £375 -6.25%
East of England -2 13 £425 -5.55% 2
Scotland +1 10 £340 -2.85%
Croydon - 10 £471 -
Glasgow +11 9 £340 -
Manchester +2 9 £350 -6.66%
West Midlands -15 9 £400 +81.81%
Hertfordshire -4 8 £425 -5.55%
Yorkshire +22 6 £438 +40.00% 3
Liverpool +12 6 £400 +33.33%
Merseyside +5 6 £400 +33.33%
City of London -16 6 £363 -9.43% 3
Hampshire +16 5 £425 -8.35%
East Midlands +4 5 £350 -1.75% 1
Berkshire +1 5 £425 - 5
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £350 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 4 £438 - 1
Solihull +6 4 - -
South Wales +3 4 £450 +38.46%

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 411 (100.00%) Oracle
2 365 (88.81%) Oracle Database
3 140 (34.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 132 (32.12%) SQL
4 132 (32.12%) Linux
5 126 (30.66%) Oracle RAC
6 118 (28.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 117 (28.47%) Data Guard
8 110 (26.76%) Unix
9 107 (26.03%) Performance Tuning
10 103 (25.06%) Oracle EBS R12
11 90 (21.90%) Oracle EBS
12 82 (19.95%) Security Cleared
13 81 (19.71%) SQL Server
14 78 (18.98%) Oracle RMAN
14 78 (18.98%) SC Cleared
15 76 (18.49%) ITIL
16 74 (18.00%) Finance
17 73 (17.76%) PL/SQL
18 72 (17.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 62 (15.09%) High Availability
20 58 (14.11%) Oracle Database 10g
21 55 (13.38%) Oracle Applications
21 55 (13.38%) Oracle Certification
22 54 (13.14%) SOA
22 54 (13.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
23 52 (12.65%) Windows
24 50 (12.17%) WebLogic
24 50 (12.17%) Shell Script
25 40 (9.73%) Oracle Application Server

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 54 (13.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 50 (12.17%) WebLogic
3 40 (9.73%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (3.16%) Confluence
5 10 (2.43%) nginx
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (1.22%) Oracle 10gAS
7 5 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.97%) JBoss
8 4 (0.97%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.73%) WildFly
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.24%) Apache
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.24%) IIS
11 1 (0.24%) Liferay
11 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 103 (25.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 90 (21.90%) Oracle EBS
3 55 (13.38%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (3.41%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (2.43%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.97%) Primavera
9 3 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.49%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.24%) Epicor iScala
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
11 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.06%) IaaS
1 29 (7.06%) PaaS
1 29 (7.06%) SaaS
2 10 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.97%) GitHub
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.65%) DNS
2 13 (3.16%) SAN
3 10 (2.43%) Firewall
4 9 (2.19%) Internet
4 9 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.95%) SSL
6 5 (1.22%) DMZ
7 4 (0.97%) ICMP
7 4 (0.97%) LDAP
7 4 (0.97%) VLAN
7 4 (0.97%) VPN
8 3 (0.73%) FTP
9 2 (0.49%) DHCP
9 2 (0.49%) InfiniBand
9 2 (0.49%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.49%) SSH
10 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.24%) Intranet
10 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (88.81%) Oracle Database
2 140 (34.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 118 (28.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 81 (19.71%) SQL Server
5 58 (14.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 39 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (9.25%) Oracle Reports
8 34 (8.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 34 (8.27%) RDBMS
8 34 (8.27%) Relational Database
9 21 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (4.87%) MySQL
11 16 (3.89%) Oracle Exadata
11 16 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (3.65%) Oracle ODI
13 13 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (2.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (6.57%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.87%) JIRA
3 9 (2.19%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.70%) Toad
5 5 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.73%) CA Gen
7 3 (0.73%) GoCD
7 3 (0.73%) Subversion
8 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.49%) JUnit
8 2 (0.49%) ProC
9 1 (0.24%) Ant
9 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.24%) Maven
9 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (18.00%) Finance
2 25 (6.08%) Banking
3 16 (3.89%) Retail
4 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.73%) Local Government
6 2 (0.49%) Automotive
6 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Law
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Military
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (17.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 34 (8.27%) Middleware
3 23 (5.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.70%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (0.97%) .NET
5 4 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Streams
6 3 (0.73%) XML
7 2 (0.49%) Web Services
7 2 (0.49%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.24%) CSS
8 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.24%) ICEfaces
8 1 (0.24%) Kafka
8 1 (0.24%) LAMP
8 1 (0.24%) OC4J
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.24%) SOAP
8 1 (0.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.81%) Replication
2 23 (5.60%) Clustering
3 22 (5.35%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.19%) Reference Data
5 8 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.70%) Statistics
7 5 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Licensing
8 4 (0.97%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.73%) HACMP
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Exalogic
10 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.24%) CMDB
11 1 (0.24%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.24%) DataPower
11 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.24%) Fintech
11 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 132 (32.12%) Linux
2 110 (26.76%) Unix
3 52 (12.65%) Windows
4 35 (8.52%) AIX
4 35 (8.52%) Solaris
5 29 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.14%) Oracle Linux
7 14 (3.41%) SUSE
8 13 (3.16%) HPUX
9 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.46%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.97%) MVS
11 4 (0.97%) zOS
12 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.49%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) Debian
14 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (26.03%) Performance Tuning
2 76 (18.49%) ITIL
3 62 (15.09%) High Availability
4 54 (13.14%) SOA
5 39 (9.49%) Change Management
6 38 (9.25%) DevOps
7 37 (9.00%) Migration
8 30 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (6.81%) Open Source
10 26 (6.33%) E-business
11 23 (5.60%) Data Management
12 22 (5.35%) ETL
12 22 (5.35%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (4.87%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (4.14%) ERP
15 17 (4.14%) Mentoring
16 15 (3.65%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 132 (32.12%) SQL
2 73 (17.76%) PL/SQL
3 50 (12.17%) Shell Script
4 21 (5.11%) Python
5 19 (4.62%) Perl
6 17 (4.14%) Java
7 14 (3.41%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.41%) Korn
8 13 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.92%) Ruby
10 4 (0.97%) C
10 4 (0.97%) Go
10 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) C#
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (19.95%) Security Cleared
2 78 (18.98%) SC Cleared
3 55 (13.38%) Oracle Certification
4 22 (5.35%) OCP
5 13 (3.16%) Degree
6 9 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.97%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.97%) CLAS
10 3 (0.73%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.73%) MCSE
11 2 (0.49%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.49%) MCITP
12 1 (0.24%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCTS
12 1 (0.24%) OCA
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.43%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.70%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 126 (30.66%) Oracle RAC
2 25 (6.08%) Corosync
3 13 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.68%) Oracle Clusterware
6 10 (2.43%) Docker
6 10 (2.43%) Squid
7 6 (1.46%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.49%) NFS
9 2 (0.49%) SRDF
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 117 (28.47%) Data Guard
2 78 (18.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 34 (8.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 33 (8.03%) Puppet
5 31 (7.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 25 (6.08%) Pacemaker
7 16 (3.89%) ZABBIX
8 13 (3.16%) Ansible
9 8 (1.95%) SCOM
10 7 (1.70%) Ambari
10 7 (1.70%) Oracle Flashback
11 6 (1.46%) Nagios
12 5 (1.22%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
13 4 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.73%) Consul
14 3 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
14 3 (0.73%) Oracle Statspack
14 3 (0.73%) Terraform
Vendors
1 411 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (9.00%) Red Hat
3 21 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.41%) VMware
5 12 (2.92%) NetApp
6 11 (2.68%) Sybase
7 10 (2.43%) IBM
8 8 (1.95%) Informatica
8 8 (1.95%) SAP
9 7 (1.70%) Veritas
10 6 (1.46%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.22%) EMC
11 5 (1.22%) Sun
12 4 (0.97%) Compuware
12 4 (0.97%) HP
12 4 (0.97%) Siebel
12 4 (0.97%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.97%) Teradata
12 4 (0.97%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.73%) CA
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