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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 409 308 330
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 202 297 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.60% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 147 144
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£370 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +62.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.79%

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
52060 49526 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.09% 92.75% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31607 29426 30210
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2009 2143 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -71 183 £375 -6.25% 58
London +14 96 £380 -15.55% 25
South East -50 29 £369 -1.66% 13
City of London +20 25 £400 -17.94% 14
Hampshire -29 17 £375 -2.59% 8
Yorkshire -8 15 £306 -15.51% 7
Scotland -16 14 £400 +23.07% 1
East of England -15 12 £325 -13.33% 3
West Yorkshire 0 10 £375 +7.14% 6
North East -11 10 £373 +24.41%
South West -57 8 £408 -0.60% 2
Edinburgh -8 7 £350 -26.31%
Northern Ireland +3 6 £248 -23.84% 1
Suffolk -4 6 £248 -1.00%
North West -9 6 £213 -55.26% 8
Tyne and Wear -18 6 £373 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £373 -
Havant -4 5 £450 +7.14% 1
Leeds -2 4 £375 +7.14% 5
Manchester -5 4 £213 -26.72% 4
West Midlands -20 4 £350 +13.36%
Sheffield +7 3 £190 -52.50%
South Yorkshire +1 3 £190 -52.50%
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £375 - 1
Glasgow -13 3 £400 +23.07%
Cardiff - 3 £250 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £325 - 2
Southampton - 3 £339 - 1
Wales - 3 £250 -
South Wales - 3 £250 -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 483 (100.00%) Oracle
2 443 (91.72%) Oracle Database
3 279 (57.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 232 (48.03%) SQL
5 221 (45.76%) Oracle RAC
6 208 (43.06%) Data Guard
7 199 (41.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 168 (34.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 159 (32.92%) Linux
10 155 (32.09%) Performance Tuning
11 148 (30.64%) PL/SQL
12 138 (28.57%) UNIX
13 114 (23.60%) Finance
14 113 (23.40%) SQL Server
15 79 (16.36%) Shell Script
16 75 (15.53%) Windows
17 70 (14.49%) Solaris
18 69 (14.29%) WebLogic
19 68 (14.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 68 (14.08%) Oracle Applications
20 59 (12.22%) Oracle9i Database
20 59 (12.22%) Oracle Database 12c
21 57 (11.80%) Oracle EBS
22 55 (11.39%) Security Cleared
23 54 (11.18%) Oracle EBS R12
23 54 (11.18%) Banking
24 51 (10.56%) Replication
25 47 (9.73%) Middleware
26 45 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
27 44 (9.11%) SOA

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 69 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 32 (6.63%) Apache
3 11 (2.28%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (1.66%) Oracle 10gAS
4 8 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.45%) IIS
6 6 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (14.08%) Oracle Applications
2 57 (11.80%) Oracle EBS
3 54 (11.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (4.14%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.62%) Summit
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.21%) Global One
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.73%) SAN
2 5 (1.04%) Internet
3 4 (0.83%) NAS
4 3 (0.62%) LDAP
4 3 (0.62%) HTTP
5 2 (0.41%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (91.72%) Oracle Database
2 279 (57.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 199 (41.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 113 (23.40%) SQL Server
5 59 (12.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 59 (12.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 43 (8.90%) Relational Database
6 43 (8.90%) Oracle Reports
7 42 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 39 (8.07%) RDBMS
9 37 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (4.97%) Oracle Discoverer
14 23 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
15 22 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (3.93%) SQLPlus
17 19 (3.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (4.14%) Toad
3 12 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.41%) Subversion
6 2 (0.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.21%) Ant
7 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.21%) Maven
7 1 (0.21%) JIRA
7 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 114 (23.60%) Finance
2 54 (11.18%) Banking
3 16 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.11%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.28%) Retail
6 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.41%) French Language
8 2 (0.41%) International Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Latvian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Lithuanian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.73%) Middleware
2 24 (4.97%) XML
3 16 (3.31%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (2.48%) Oracle Streams
5 7 (1.45%) JDBC
5 7 (1.45%) WebCenter
6 6 (1.24%) .NET
6 6 (1.24%) LAMP
7 3 (0.62%) EDI
8 2 (0.41%) ODBC
8 2 (0.41%) J2EE
8 2 (0.41%) SOAP
9 1 (0.21%) HTML
9 1 (0.21%) XSD
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.21%) JSP
9 1 (0.21%) Servlets
9 1 (0.21%) OC4J
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.56%) Replication
2 28 (5.80%) Clustering
3 21 (4.35%) Statistics
4 11 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.45%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.04%) Data Extraction
7 4 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.83%) Firmware
8 3 (0.62%) HACMP
8 3 (0.62%) NHS
8 3 (0.62%) LPAR
9 2 (0.41%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.41%) PMI
9 2 (0.41%) FMCG
10 1 (0.21%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.21%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.21%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.21%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 159 (32.92%) Linux
2 138 (28.57%) UNIX
3 75 (15.53%) Windows
4 70 (14.49%) Solaris
5 42 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (7.45%) AIX
7 12 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.07%) HPUX
9 6 (1.24%) OpenVMS
10 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.04%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.04%) VMS
10 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.41%) SUSE
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (32.09%) Performance Tuning
2 45 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (9.11%) SOA
4 41 (8.49%) ITIL
5 36 (7.45%) Migration
6 35 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
7 30 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (4.97%) E-business
9 22 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 18 (3.73%) Change Management
11 17 (3.52%) Data Modelling
11 17 (3.52%) High Availability
12 16 (3.31%) Incident Management
12 16 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (2.90%) Performance Analysis
13 14 (2.90%) ETL
14 13 (2.69%) Data Management
15 11 (2.28%) Database Tuning
16 10 (2.07%) Configuration Management
16 10 (2.07%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 232 (48.03%) SQL
2 148 (30.64%) PL/SQL
3 79 (16.36%) Shell Script
4 35 (7.25%) T-SQL
5 33 (6.83%) Perl
6 29 (6.00%) Korn
7 17 (3.52%) Java
8 9 (1.86%) C
8 9 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.04%) DCL
11 3 (0.62%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.41%) R
12 2 (0.41%) C#
13 1 (0.21%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) Python
13 1 (0.21%) sed
13 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.21%) AWK
Qualifications
1 55 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.11%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (3.11%) OCP
5 13 (2.69%) Degree
6 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.04%) MCITP
8 3 (0.62%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.41%) MCSA
10 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.21%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.14%) SLA
2 4 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 221 (45.76%) Oracle RAC
2 168 (34.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.83%) SRDF
4 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.21%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 208 (43.06%) Data Guard
2 68 (14.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.66%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (1.45%) Legato
5 6 (1.24%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Statspack
7 4 (0.83%) Control-M
7 4 (0.83%) Puppet
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.62%) Foglight
8 3 (0.62%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (0.62%) SCOM
9 1 (0.21%) SCCM
9 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.21%) OVSD
9 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 483 (100.00%) Oracle
2 41 (8.49%) Red Hat
3 33 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.73%) EMC
5 15 (3.11%) BMC
5 15 (3.11%) HP
6 10 (2.07%) IBM
7 8 (1.66%) Cognos
7 8 (1.66%) VMware
8 7 (1.45%) Veritas
8 7 (1.45%) Sun
8 7 (1.45%) Sybase
8 7 (1.45%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.24%) NetApp
10 5 (1.04%) Informatica
11 4 (0.83%) Siebel
12 3 (0.62%) Murex
12 3 (0.62%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.62%) SAP
12 3 (0.62%) CommVault
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