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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database Administrator
UK
Rank 437 491 439
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -52
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 155 142 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 104
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £488 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.19% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
42429 49412 49763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 95.00% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27681 31767 30512
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1511 1637 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +64 146 £413 +3.12% 15
London +7 56 £475 +15.15% 4
North East +9 20 £325 -
Tyne and Wear +1 20 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £325 -
North West +45 18 £365 +4.28% 2
South East +4 18 £450 +9.09% 5
Yorkshire +27 14 £330 -14.83% 1
South West +8 14 £475 +23.37%
Hampshire +10 12 £450 +14.64% 5
West Yorkshire +14 9 £315 -21.25% 1
Leeds +6 9 £315 -21.00% 1
Wiltshire +9 8 £475 +18.75%
Scotland +14 6 £400 +33.33% 2
Merseyside - 6 £383 -
Lancashire +18 5 - -
Glasgow +7 5 £400 +54.88%
Corsham - 5 £475 -
Manchester +11 4 £350 - 1
Winchester +8 4 £450 +27.65%
South Yorkshire +6 4 £425 +30.76%
Sheffield +4 4 £425 +30.76%
Havant -1 4 £468 +10.00% 2
Croydon - 4 £500 -
Surrey +15 3 £418 -2.90%
East Midlands +5 3 £325 -7.14%
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £325 -
Nottingham +4 3 £325 -
East of England -7 3 £336 +12.08% 3
Liverpool - 3 £430 -

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 369 (100.00%) Oracle
2 326 (88.35%) Oracle Database
3 131 (35.50%) SQL
4 119 (32.25%) Unix
5 118 (31.98%) Linux
6 115 (31.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 102 (27.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 92 (24.93%) Data Guard
8 92 (24.93%) Oracle EBS
9 91 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
10 85 (23.04%) Security Cleared
11 83 (22.49%) Oracle RAC
12 81 (21.95%) Oracle EBS R12
13 77 (20.87%) SC Cleared
14 73 (19.78%) SQL Server
15 71 (19.24%) Oracle RMAN
16 70 (18.97%) ITIL
17 67 (18.16%) Windows
18 65 (17.62%) Finance
19 59 (15.99%) PL/SQL
19 59 (15.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 50 (13.55%) High Availability
21 48 (13.01%) Oracle Database 10g
21 48 (13.01%) Change Management
22 45 (12.20%) Oracle Application Server
23 44 (11.92%) Oracle Reports
24 43 (11.65%) Microsoft
24 43 (11.65%) IaaS
24 43 (11.65%) SaaS
24 43 (11.65%) PaaS

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 45 (12.20%) Oracle Application Server
2 42 (11.38%) WebLogic
3 35 (9.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (3.52%) Confluence
5 7 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (1.63%) nginx
7 5 (1.36%) JBoss
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.08%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.81%) Apache
9 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.81%) WildFly
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 92 (24.93%) Oracle EBS
2 81 (21.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (9.21%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (2.71%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (2.71%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.54%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.27%) Epicor iScala
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.65%) IaaS
1 43 (11.65%) PaaS
1 43 (11.65%) SaaS
2 12 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.44%) DMZ
2 8 (2.17%) Internet
2 8 (2.17%) LDAP
3 6 (1.63%) SAN
4 5 (1.36%) DNS
4 5 (1.36%) Firewall
4 5 (1.36%) SSL
5 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.54%) FTP
6 2 (0.54%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.54%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (88.35%) Oracle Database
2 115 (31.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 102 (27.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 73 (19.78%) SQL Server
5 48 (13.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 44 (11.92%) Oracle Reports
7 31 (8.40%) Oracle BI EE
8 25 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (6.23%) Relational Database
9 23 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (5.96%) RDBMS
11 21 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (5.42%) MySQL
13 17 (4.61%) Oracle9i Database
14 13 (3.52%) Ingres
15 12 (3.25%) Oracle Exadata
15 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.52%) Jenkins
1 13 (3.52%) JIRA
2 9 (2.44%) Bitbucket
2 9 (2.44%) Toad
3 5 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.81%) CA Gen
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.54%) JUnit
5 2 (0.54%) ProC
5 2 (0.54%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.27%) Hudson
6 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 65 (17.62%) Finance
2 21 (5.69%) Banking
3 17 (4.61%) Retail
4 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.08%) Local Government
5 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.54%) Electronics
6 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.54%) Marketing
6 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Military
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 33 (8.94%) Middleware
3 24 (6.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.36%) .NET
5 4 (1.08%) OC4J
6 3 (0.81%) Web Services
6 3 (0.81%) XML
7 2 (0.54%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (0.54%) Spring
7 2 (0.54%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.27%) iBATIS
8 1 (0.27%) ICEfaces
8 1 (0.27%) JSF
8 1 (0.27%) Kafka
8 1 (0.27%) LAMP
8 1 (0.27%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.27%) RESTful
8 1 (0.27%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.23%) Replication
2 17 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.25%) Clustering
4 9 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 8 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.63%) HACMP
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle Licensing
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Exalogic
9 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.27%) CMDB
10 1 (0.27%) DataPower
10 1 (0.27%) Fintech
10 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 119 (32.25%) Unix
2 118 (31.98%) Linux
3 67 (18.16%) Windows
4 31 (8.40%) AIX
5 24 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (5.15%) Solaris
7 14 (3.79%) Windows Server
8 9 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.17%) SUSE
10 7 (1.90%) HPUX
10 7 (1.90%) zOS
11 6 (1.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.36%) MVS
13 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.81%) VME
15 2 (0.54%) CentOS
15 2 (0.54%) Tru64
16 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
2 70 (18.97%) ITIL
3 50 (13.55%) High Availability
4 48 (13.01%) Change Management
5 41 (11.11%) Migration
6 38 (10.30%) Open Source
7 36 (9.76%) Data Management
8 35 (9.49%) SOA
9 29 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (7.86%) DevOps
10 26 (7.05%) Problem Management
11 25 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (5.69%) Performance Monitoring
14 20 (5.42%) Data Migration
14 20 (5.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 18 (4.88%) PRINCE2
16 17 (4.61%) ETL
17 14 (3.79%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (35.50%) SQL
2 59 (15.99%) PL/SQL
3 35 (9.49%) Shell Script
4 21 (5.69%) Perl
5 15 (4.07%) Java
6 14 (3.79%) Python
7 12 (3.25%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.98%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.44%) Ruby
10 7 (1.90%) Korn
11 5 (1.36%) C
12 3 (0.81%) COBOL
13 1 (0.27%) C#
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (23.04%) Security Cleared
2 77 (20.87%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.59%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (3.52%) OCP
5 10 (2.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.36%) Degree
9 4 (1.08%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.08%) IBM Certification
9 4 (1.08%) MCSE
10 3 (0.81%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.27%) CLAS
11 1 (0.27%) MCITP
11 1 (0.27%) MCTS
11 1 (0.27%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.27%) OCA
11 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.98%) SLA
2 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 83 (22.49%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (4.07%) Corosync
3 9 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.63%) Docker
5 6 (1.63%) Squid
5 6 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.54%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.27%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 92 (24.93%) Data Guard
2 71 (19.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (9.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 29 (7.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 16 (4.34%) Puppet
6 15 (4.07%) Pacemaker
7 10 (2.71%) Ansible
8 9 (2.44%) ZABBIX
9 8 (2.17%) SCOM
10 5 (1.36%) Nagios
10 5 (1.36%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.81%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Statspack
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Flashback
14 1 (0.27%) logstash
14 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 369 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.07%) Hyperion
5 13 (3.52%) IBM
5 13 (3.52%) Sybase
6 12 (3.25%) VMware
7 9 (2.44%) SAP
8 8 (2.17%) NetApp
9 7 (1.90%) Veritas
10 5 (1.36%) Remedy
10 5 (1.36%) Teradata
11 4 (1.08%) Compuware
11 4 (1.08%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.81%) CA
12 3 (0.81%) EXASOL
12 3 (0.81%) Informatica
12 3 (0.81%) Siebel
13 2 (0.54%) IDERA
13 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds
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