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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 446 301 305
Rank change year-on-year
-145 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 165 337 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.67% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 188 124
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £41.93 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -128 144 £400 - 28
London -59 58 £450 +12.50% 13
South East -27 26 £388 -13.88% 5
City of London +5 19 £450 +14.50% 6
Hampshire -3 17 £375 -16.66% 2
South West +2 16 £406 +9.06% 5
Scotland -1 16 £340 +0.74% 3
North West -18 12 £350 +5.66% 2
Glasgow +5 11 £330 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -28 10 £375 +0.67% 1
West Yorkshire -17 8 £375 +7.52%
East Midlands -1 7 - -
Gloucestershire -5 7 £500 +17.64% 1
Leeds -12 7 £375 +11.11%
East of England -8 6 £475 +15.15%
Nottinghamshire +3 5 - -
Berkshire 0 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Nottingham -1 5 - -
Tyne and Wear -19 5 £403 +56.31%
North East -23 5 £403 +56.31%
Wiltshire - 5 £400 - 3
Gloucester +8 4 £500 - 1
Surrey -3 4 £400 -3.03% 2
Manchester -11 4 £350 -15.15% 2
West Midlands -19 4 £363 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 4 £430 +66.99%
Swindon - 4 £400 -
Cheshire -4 3 - -
Cheltenham -7 3 £413 -2.94%
Gosport - 3 - - 1

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 339 (100.00%) Oracle
2 314 (92.63%) Oracle Database
3 163 (48.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 139 (41.00%) SQL
5 134 (39.53%) Oracle RAC
6 109 (32.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 106 (31.27%) PL/SQL
7 106 (31.27%) UNIX
8 100 (29.50%) Data Guard
9 97 (28.61%) Oracle EBS
10 90 (26.55%) Linux
11 83 (24.48%) Performance Tuning
12 82 (24.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 75 (22.12%) Oracle Applications
14 72 (21.24%) Security Cleared
15 67 (19.76%) Finance
15 67 (19.76%) Shell Script
16 62 (18.29%) Oracle Database 12c
17 56 (16.52%) Oracle EBS R12
18 54 (15.93%) Solaris
19 53 (15.63%) WebLogic
20 52 (15.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 50 (14.75%) SC Cleared
22 49 (14.45%) SQL Server
23 42 (12.39%) Windows
23 42 (12.39%) AIX
24 40 (11.80%) Migration
25 39 (11.50%) Middleware
26 35 (10.32%) DV Cleared
27 32 (9.44%) Oracle Fusion

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 53 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 14 (4.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (3.24%) Oracle 10gAS
5 10 (2.95%) Oracle 9iAS
6 8 (2.36%) IIS
7 7 (2.06%) SAS
8 3 (0.88%) Apache
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.29%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (2.36%) MS Office
2 2 (0.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 97 (28.61%) Oracle EBS
2 75 (22.12%) Oracle Applications
3 56 (16.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (5.31%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (2.65%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Endur
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.24%) SAN
2 8 (2.36%) WAN
2 8 (2.36%) LAN
3 4 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) FTP
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) RTP
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) NAS
4 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (92.63%) Oracle Database
2 163 (48.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 82 (24.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 62 (18.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 49 (14.45%) SQL Server
6 29 (8.55%) Oracle BI EE
7 28 (8.26%) RDBMS
7 28 (8.26%) Oracle Reports
7 28 (8.26%) Relational Database
8 21 (6.19%) Oracle Exadata
9 20 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (5.01%) Oracle9i Database
10 17 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (4.72%) Oracle Discoverer
12 13 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (3.83%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (3.24%) SQLPlus
14 10 (2.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 10 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (4.42%) Toad
2 13 (3.83%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.36%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.88%) JIRA
4 3 (0.88%) Subversion
5 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.59%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.29%) ProC
6 1 (0.29%) JConsole
General
1 67 (19.76%) Finance
2 31 (9.14%) Banking
3 10 (2.95%) Retail
4 6 (1.77%) Legal
4 6 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.59%) Games
5 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.50%) Middleware
2 32 (9.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (4.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 9 (2.65%) .NET
5 8 (2.36%) XML
6 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.77%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 4 (1.18%) WebCenter
8 4 (1.18%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.18%) HTML
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (0.59%) POSIX
9 2 (0.59%) CGI
9 2 (0.59%) Web Services
10 1 (0.29%) CSS
10 1 (0.29%) JSP
10 1 (0.29%) SOAP
10 1 (0.29%) Struts
10 1 (0.29%) JMS
10 1 (0.29%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.37%) Clustering
2 22 (6.49%) Replication
3 7 (2.06%) Statistics
3 7 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.29%) Online Games
6 1 (0.29%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.29%) Open Source
6 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 106 (31.27%) UNIX
2 90 (26.55%) Linux
3 54 (15.93%) Solaris
4 42 (12.39%) Windows
4 42 (12.39%) AIX
5 24 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (5.90%) HPUX
7 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) SUSE
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (24.48%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (11.80%) Migration
3 32 (9.44%) SOA
4 29 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (8.26%) ITIL
6 21 (6.19%) Database Tuning
7 19 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (4.42%) Incident Management
9 13 (3.83%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (3.83%) Capacity Management
10 12 (3.54%) Database Security
11 11 (3.24%) High Availability
12 10 (2.95%) Database Mirroring
12 10 (2.95%) Load Balancing
12 10 (2.95%) Release Management
12 10 (2.95%) Configuration Management
13 9 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (2.36%) Analytics
14 8 (2.36%) Change Management
15 7 (2.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 139 (41.00%) SQL
2 106 (31.27%) PL/SQL
3 67 (19.76%) Shell Script
4 26 (7.67%) Korn
5 25 (7.37%) Perl
6 18 (5.31%) Java
7 14 (4.13%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.18%) C
9 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.88%) VB
9 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.59%) R
11 1 (0.29%) VB6
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (21.24%) Security Cleared
2 50 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 35 (10.32%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.78%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (2.36%) OCP
6 6 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) SLA
2 7 (2.06%) QA
3 6 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 134 (39.53%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (4.42%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.29%) SRDF
6 1 (0.29%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 109 (32.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 100 (29.50%) Data Guard
3 52 (15.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (2.36%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (1.77%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.77%) WSUS
7 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.59%) Foglight
8 2 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.59%) Nagios
9 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.29%) Control-M
9 1 (0.29%) OpenView
9 1 (0.29%) SCOM
9 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 339 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (9.14%) Red Hat
3 24 (7.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.54%) HP
4 12 (3.54%) NetApp
5 9 (2.65%) Sun
5 9 (2.65%) IBM
5 9 (2.65%) VMware
6 8 (2.36%) Remedy
6 8 (2.36%) Siebel
7 7 (2.06%) Sybase
7 7 (2.06%) 3PAR
8 6 (1.77%) WorldPay
8 6 (1.77%) Veritas
9 5 (1.47%) EMC
10 3 (0.88%) SAP
10 3 (0.88%) Informatica
11 2 (0.59%) Brocade
12 1 (0.29%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.29%) MKS
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