The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 282 311 331
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 366 249 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.56% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 121 151
Average daily rate £399 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £41.93 - £43.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 - £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -15 314 £395 -1.37% 46
London +8 132 £400 -5.88% 15
South East -21 42 £450 - 8
Yorkshire -4 37 £375 -2.59% 3
City of London -16 29 £388 -8.82% 6
South West -7 25 £381 -7.57% 4
North East -5 23 £263 +0.96% 3
Hampshire +17 20 £450 +20.00% 4
West Yorkshire -5 20 £370 +42.30% 3
Tyne and Wear -10 20 £263 +0.96% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 20 £263 +0.96% 1
East of England -10 18 £425 - 2
Scotland -3 17 £363 +3.57% 1
North West -22 14 £250 -41.17% 6
West Midlands -12 12 £350 +7.69% 4
Manchester -13 12 £250 -25.37% 1
Surrey -10 11 £413 +4.43% 2
South Yorkshire +6 10 £388 -3.12%
Edinburgh -19 9 £450 -
Bradford - 9 £370 - 1
Dorset +1 8 £399 -
Sheffield 0 8 £375 -6.25%
Leeds -15 8 £338 +29.80% 1
Essex -20 6 £318 -25.17% 2
Kent -6 5 £475 -
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £438 -
Midlands +3 4 - -
East Midlands -8 4 £430 +7.50% 1
Birmingham -10 3 £340 +4.61% 1
Basildon - 3 - -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 666 (100.00%) Oracle
2 606 (90.99%) Oracle Database
3 397 (59.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 319 (47.90%) Oracle RAC
5 298 (44.74%) SQL
6 251 (37.69%) Data Guard
7 244 (36.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 218 (32.73%) UNIX
9 213 (31.98%) Linux
10 212 (31.83%) Performance Tuning
11 201 (30.18%) Oracle RMAN
12 188 (28.23%) PL/SQL
13 129 (19.37%) Shell Script
14 128 (19.22%) Finance
15 120 (18.02%) SQL Server
16 113 (16.97%) Solaris
17 103 (15.47%) WebLogic
18 95 (14.26%) Windows
19 90 (13.51%) Security Cleared
20 85 (12.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 83 (12.46%) Oracle Applications
22 79 (11.86%) Oracle EBS R12
23 74 (11.11%) SC Cleared
24 68 (10.21%) Oracle EBS
25 67 (10.06%) ITIL
26 63 (9.46%) Capacity Planning
27 62 (9.31%) Oracle9i Database
28 59 (8.86%) RDBMS
28 59 (8.86%) Migration
28 59 (8.86%) Relational Database

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 103 (15.47%) WebLogic
2 37 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 26 (3.90%) Apache
4 10 (1.50%) IIS
4 10 (1.50%) Oracle Spatial
5 7 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
5 7 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.45%) Confluence
7 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.30%) CMS
8 2 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 83 (12.46%) Oracle Applications
2 79 (11.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 68 (10.21%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (3.15%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.45%) Summit
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.15%) Siebel Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.15%) Global One
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.15%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.56%) SAN
2 9 (1.35%) Internet
3 4 (0.60%) NAS
4 3 (0.45%) Firewall
5 2 (0.30%) LAN
5 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.30%) SSL
5 2 (0.30%) CTI
5 2 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
6 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (90.99%) Oracle Database
2 397 (59.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 244 (36.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 120 (18.02%) SQL Server
5 62 (9.31%) Oracle9i Database
6 59 (8.86%) RDBMS
6 59 (8.86%) Relational Database
7 51 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (6.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 43 (6.46%) Oracle BI EE
9 43 (6.46%) Oracle Exadata
10 40 (6.01%) Oracle Reports
11 37 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (4.80%) Oracle Discoverer
13 26 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (3.30%) Oracle OWB
16 22 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (2.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 33 (4.95%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (3.75%) Toad
3 13 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.05%) Subversion
6 3 (0.45%) JIRA
6 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) Maven
7 1 (0.15%) Ant
7 1 (0.15%) PVCS
7 1 (0.15%) ProC
7 1 (0.15%) JDeveloper
General
1 128 (19.22%) Finance
2 56 (8.41%) Banking
3 23 (3.45%) Retail
4 8 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.75%) Legal
7 3 (0.45%) French Language
8 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.30%) Billing
8 2 (0.30%) German Language
8 2 (0.30%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.15%) Local Government
9 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Marketing
9 1 (0.15%) Games
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
9 1 (0.15%) Front Office
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.31%) Middleware
2 36 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 23 (3.45%) XML
4 7 (1.05%) .NET
5 6 (0.90%) POSIX
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle Streams
7 3 (0.45%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.45%) Web Services
8 2 (0.30%) J2EE
8 2 (0.30%) EDI
9 1 (0.15%) Dojo
9 1 (0.15%) JSON
9 1 (0.15%) jQuery
9 1 (0.15%) Ajax
9 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.15%) Spring Batch
9 1 (0.15%) Spring
9 1 (0.15%) HTML
9 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.96%) Replication
2 30 (4.50%) Clustering
3 10 (1.50%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.05%) Statistics
6 5 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.60%) NHS
7 4 (0.60%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.45%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.30%) HACMP
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Exalytics
9 2 (0.30%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (0.30%) Spread Betting
9 2 (0.30%) Derivative
9 2 (0.30%) LPAR
9 2 (0.30%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.15%) FMCG
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.15%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 218 (32.73%) UNIX
2 213 (31.98%) Linux
3 113 (16.97%) Solaris
4 95 (14.26%) Windows
5 50 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (5.86%) AIX
7 28 (4.20%) HPUX
8 15 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.90%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.30%) SUSE
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (31.83%) Performance Tuning
2 67 (10.06%) ITIL
3 63 (9.46%) Capacity Planning
4 59 (8.86%) Migration
5 58 (8.71%) SOA
6 49 (7.36%) E-business
7 44 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (5.71%) Data Modelling
9 28 (4.20%) High Availability
10 27 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
11 22 (3.30%) Service Management
11 22 (3.30%) Database Tuning
12 20 (3.00%) Incident Management
12 20 (3.00%) Database Security
13 18 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (2.70%) Performance Management
14 17 (2.55%) ETL
15 14 (2.10%) Change Management
16 13 (1.95%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 298 (44.74%) SQL
2 188 (28.23%) PL/SQL
3 129 (19.37%) Shell Script
4 45 (6.76%) Perl
5 36 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 27 (4.05%) Korn
7 13 (1.95%) Java
8 9 (1.35%) C
9 6 (0.90%) R
10 5 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.15%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.15%) sed
12 1 (0.15%) AWK
12 1 (0.15%) C#
12 1 (0.15%) C++
12 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 90 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 74 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 44 (6.61%) Oracle Certification
4 38 (5.71%) OCP
5 13 (1.95%) Degree
6 8 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.60%) MCSA
8 4 (0.60%) MCITP
9 3 (0.45%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.45%) OCA
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.55%) SLA
2 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 319 (47.90%) Oracle RAC
2 201 (30.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.45%) SRDF
5 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.15%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 251 (37.69%) Data Guard
2 85 (12.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (2.55%) Legato
4 11 (1.65%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (1.05%) Foglight
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle Statspack
8 5 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.75%) Control-M
9 4 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.30%) EMC TimeFinder
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.15%) SCOM
11 1 (0.15%) MOM
11 1 (0.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 666 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (6.46%) Red Hat
3 28 (4.20%) Microsoft
4 25 (3.75%) Veritas
5 21 (3.15%) HP
6 19 (2.85%) EMC
7 17 (2.55%) Sun
8 16 (2.40%) Cognos
9 13 (1.95%) IBM
10 11 (1.65%) VMware
11 9 (1.35%) Informatica
12 8 (1.20%) NetApp
13 7 (1.05%) Sybase
13 7 (1.05%) Business Objects
14 5 (0.75%) Ab Initio
14 5 (0.75%) SAP
15 4 (0.60%) webMethods
16 3 (0.45%) Hyperion
17 2 (0.30%) BMC
17 2 (0.30%) Symantec
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