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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 423 489 366
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -123
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 226 147 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.28% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 68 162
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £38.43
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 - £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.98 - £43.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £45.00

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +64 203 £390 +4.00% 23
London +17 64 £431 +5.18% 5
South East +18 43 £400 +1.58% 5
West Midlands -2 28 £315 -10.00% 1
Solihull - 22 - - 1
North West 0 20 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +2 17 £375 - 1
City of London +48 13 £425 -5.55% 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £363 -
Oxford - 12 £363 -
East of England +22 11 £310 -34.73% 3
Hampshire +12 11 £419 +8.06% 4
West Yorkshire -12 11 £400 +6.66%
Essex +14 10 £305 - 1
Leeds -1 10 £400 +6.66%
Manchester -1 10 £380 +8.57% 1
Scotland -15 10 £321 -2.80% 2
North East -47 10 £300 -30.23%
Newcastle upon Tyne -54 9 £300 -30.23%
Tyne and Wear -58 9 £300 -30.23%
South West -6 7 £316 -11.22% 4
Brentwood - 7 £305 - 1
Wales +22 6 - - 3
Surrey -6 6 £400 -
Milton Keynes +11 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 5 - -
Cheshire 0 5 £375 -
Glasgow -1 5 £340 +3.81% 2
Crawley - 5 £413 -
West Sussex - 5 £413 - 1

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 355 (100.00%) Oracle
2 331 (93.24%) Oracle Database
3 152 (42.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 147 (41.41%) SQL
5 139 (39.15%) Linux
6 134 (37.75%) Oracle RAC
7 130 (36.62%) Oracle RMAN
7 130 (36.62%) Data Guard
8 119 (33.52%) Performance Tuning
9 118 (33.24%) Unix
10 99 (27.89%) PL/SQL
11 98 (27.61%) Oracle Database 12c
12 96 (27.04%) Shell Script
13 82 (23.10%) SQL Server
14 75 (21.13%) Oracle Database 10g
15 74 (20.85%) Finance
16 72 (20.28%) Windows
17 69 (19.44%) Oracle EBS
18 68 (19.15%) Oracle Applications
18 68 (19.15%) WebLogic
19 63 (17.75%) Security Cleared
19 63 (17.75%) Oracle EBS R12
20 59 (16.62%) SC Cleared
21 52 (14.65%) Oracle Certification
22 51 (14.37%) Migration
23 49 (13.80%) RDBMS
23 49 (13.80%) Relational Database
24 47 (13.24%) OCP
25 45 (12.68%) Database Tuning
26 43 (12.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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 68 (19.15%) WebLogic
2 36 (10.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (1.69%) Liferay
5 5 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.85%) JBoss
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 69 (19.44%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (19.15%) Oracle Applications
3 63 (17.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (8.73%) Oracle 11i
5 16 (4.51%) Oracle Financials
6 15 (4.23%) Oracle Retail
7 8 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.85%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.38%) SAN
2 8 (2.25%) Internet
2 8 (2.25%) LDAP
3 6 (1.69%) VLAN
4 5 (1.41%) Firewall
4 5 (1.41%) Network Security
5 3 (0.85%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.56%) DMZ
6 2 (0.56%) DNS
6 2 (0.56%) HTTP
6 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.28%) 2G
7 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (93.24%) Oracle Database
2 152 (42.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 98 (27.61%) Oracle Database 12c
4 82 (23.10%) SQL Server
5 75 (21.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 49 (13.80%) RDBMS
6 49 (13.80%) Relational Database
7 32 (9.01%) Oracle Discoverer
8 31 (8.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 29 (8.17%) MySQL
10 18 (5.07%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (4.79%) Oracle ODI
12 16 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (3.38%) NoSQL
14 11 (3.10%) DB2
14 11 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (2.54%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (4.23%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (2.54%) Toad
4 4 (1.13%) ClearQuest
4 4 (1.13%) Subversion
5 3 (0.85%) Ant
5 3 (0.85%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.85%) Hudson
5 3 (0.85%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.85%) JUnit
5 3 (0.85%) Maven
5 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.28%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) PVCS
General
1 74 (20.85%) Finance
2 21 (5.92%) Banking
2 21 (5.92%) Retail
3 8 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.13%) Automotive
4 4 (1.13%) Games
5 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (3.94%) Middleware
3 8 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.97%) Oracle Streams
5 6 (1.69%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (1.41%) .NET
6 5 (1.41%) Castor
6 5 (1.41%) WebCenter
6 5 (1.41%) XML
7 3 (0.85%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.85%) POSIX
7 3 (0.85%) Spring
8 2 (0.56%) RESTful
9 1 (0.28%) CSS
9 1 (0.28%) HTML
9 1 (0.28%) OC4J
9 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.42%) Replication
2 36 (10.14%) Clustering
3 24 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.41%) Statistics
6 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.13%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.28%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Tandem
9 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 139 (39.15%) Linux
2 118 (33.24%) Unix
3 72 (20.28%) Windows
4 39 (10.99%) AIX
5 37 (10.42%) Solaris
6 31 (8.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.25%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.41%) HPUX
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (33.52%) Performance Tuning
2 51 (14.37%) Migration
3 45 (12.68%) Database Tuning
4 35 (9.86%) High Availability
5 25 (7.04%) ITIL
6 22 (6.20%) SOA
7 20 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
8 19 (5.35%) Capacity Management
9 16 (4.51%) Data Modelling
9 16 (4.51%) Database Security
10 15 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (3.94%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (3.66%) Change Control
13 12 (3.38%) ETL
14 10 (2.82%) Change Management
14 10 (2.82%) Patch Management
15 9 (2.54%) CRM
15 9 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (2.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 147 (41.41%) SQL
2 99 (27.89%) PL/SQL
3 96 (27.04%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.10%) Java
5 10 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.25%) Korn
7 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.41%) Perl
9 4 (1.13%) C
9 4 (1.13%) Python
10 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (17.75%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.62%) SC Cleared
3 52 (14.65%) Oracle Certification
4 47 (13.24%) OCP
5 14 (3.94%) Degree
6 4 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.85%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.85%) MCITP
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.56%) RHCE
9 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 134 (37.75%) Oracle RAC
2 36 (10.14%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.97%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 130 (36.62%) Data Guard
1 130 (36.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 43 (12.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (2.25%) SCOM
4 6 (1.69%) Oracle Flashback
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.85%) Nagios
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.56%) WMI
8 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.28%) MOM
8 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 355 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 25 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.79%) IBM
5 15 (4.23%) Informatica
6 8 (2.25%) NetApp
6 8 (2.25%) Netezza
6 8 (2.25%) VMware
7 7 (1.97%) Cognizant
8 6 (1.69%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.41%) Cognos
9 5 (1.41%) EMC
9 5 (1.41%) Veritas
10 4 (1.13%) SAP
10 4 (1.13%) Sun
11 3 (0.85%) Dell
11 3 (0.85%) Endeca
11 3 (0.85%) HP
11 3 (0.85%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.56%) Kofax
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