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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 443 460 315
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -145
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 204 186 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.35% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 203
Average daily rate £389 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £318 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £41.63 - £41.93
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.33 - £35.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.93 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.63 - £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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 187 £398 -0.62% 23
London +12 76 £438 -2.77% 5
South East +10 45 £375 -3.22% 3
West Midlands +6 18 £400 -8.57% 2
Hampshire +5 18 £380 +1.33%
North West -7 15 £400 +14.28% 1
City of London +34 14 £350 -22.22% 1
Oxfordshire - 12 £363 -
Yorkshire +1 11 £325 -13.33%
Oxford - 11 £363 -
South West -2 10 £385 -6.94% 4
Scotland -29 8 £315 -4.54% 1
Solihull - 8 - - 1
East of England +7 7 £361 -23.94% 4
Berkshire +3 7 £450 +12.50% 2
West Yorkshire -5 6 £313 -16.66%
Leeds -9 6 £313 -16.66%
Manchester -9 6 - -
Essex - 6 £310 -
Reading - 6 £450 - 2
Bristol +1 5 £385 +4.40% 2
Brentwood - 5 £310 -
Southampton +17 4 £413 +53.48%
East Midlands +3 4 - - 2
Lancashire 0 4 £318 -6.75%
Nottinghamshire -3 4 - - 1
Winchester +1 3 £345 -1.42%
Preston +1 3 £409 +20.06%
Wiltshire -1 3 £400 - 1
Andover -3 3 £575 +180.48%

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Oracle
2 339 (94.43%) Oracle Database
3 165 (45.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 150 (41.78%) SQL
5 135 (37.60%) Linux
6 134 (37.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 134 (37.33%) Data Guard
7 132 (36.77%) Oracle RAC
8 118 (32.87%) Unix
9 108 (30.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 105 (29.25%) Performance Tuning
11 101 (28.13%) PL/SQL
12 92 (25.63%) Shell Script
13 85 (23.68%) SQL Server
14 69 (19.22%) Finance
15 68 (18.94%) Oracle Database 10g
16 64 (17.83%) Migration
17 61 (16.99%) Windows
18 58 (16.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 52 (14.48%) Oracle EBS
20 50 (13.93%) WebLogic
20 50 (13.93%) Security Cleared
21 46 (12.81%) Oracle EBS R12
21 46 (12.81%) Oracle Applications
21 46 (12.81%) Clustering
22 43 (11.98%) SC Cleared
23 40 (11.14%) Replication
23 40 (11.14%) Red Hat
24 39 (10.86%) Solaris
24 39 (10.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 50 (13.93%) WebLogic
2 25 (6.96%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (1.39%) Liferay
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.56%) JBoss
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) ArcIMS
7 1 (0.28%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.28%) MS Project
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 52 (14.48%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (12.81%) Oracle Applications
2 46 (12.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (3.90%) Oracle 11i
4 13 (3.62%) Oracle Retail
5 8 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.28%) HFM
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.51%) Internet
1 9 (2.51%) SAN
2 5 (1.39%) Firewall
3 4 (1.11%) Network Security
3 4 (1.11%) VLAN
4 2 (0.56%) DMZ
4 2 (0.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.28%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (94.43%) Oracle Database
2 165 (45.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 108 (30.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 85 (23.68%) SQL Server
5 68 (18.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 31 (8.64%) Relational Database
7 30 (8.36%) MySQL
7 30 (8.36%) RDBMS
8 28 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (6.69%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (6.41%) Oracle BI EE
11 21 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (4.46%) Oracle Discoverer
13 13 (3.62%) NoSQL
13 13 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (3.34%) Oracle Exadata
15 11 (3.06%) Sybase ASE
16 10 (2.79%) DataStage
16 10 (2.79%) DB2
16 10 (2.79%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (4.18%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.79%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (1.95%) Toad
4 4 (1.11%) ClearQuest
4 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.84%) Ant
5 3 (0.84%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.84%) Hudson
5 3 (0.84%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.84%) JUnit
5 3 (0.84%) Maven
5 3 (0.84%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.84%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) PVCS
General
1 69 (19.22%) Finance
2 26 (7.24%) Banking
3 19 (5.29%) Retail
4 5 (1.39%) Automotive
4 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.39%) Games
4 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.56%) French Language
6 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (2.51%) Middleware
3 6 (1.67%) Oracle Streams
3 6 (1.67%) XML
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle ADF
5 4 (1.11%) Castor
6 3 (0.84%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.84%) POSIX
6 3 (0.84%) Spring
6 3 (0.84%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.56%) .NET
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.56%) RESTful
8 1 (0.28%) OC4J
8 1 (0.28%) Web Services
8 1 (0.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.81%) Clustering
2 40 (11.14%) Replication
3 23 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.23%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.56%) Tandem
9 1 (0.28%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.28%) iPhone
9 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.28%) Statistics
9 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 135 (37.60%) Linux
2 118 (32.87%) Unix
3 61 (16.99%) Windows
4 39 (10.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (10.86%) Solaris
5 32 (8.91%) AIX
6 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.39%) HPUX
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.56%) zOS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.25%) Performance Tuning
2 64 (17.83%) Migration
3 38 (10.58%) High Availability
4 37 (10.31%) Database Tuning
5 18 (5.01%) Change Control
5 18 (5.01%) Change Management
5 18 (5.01%) ITIL
6 17 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.46%) Data Modelling
7 16 (4.46%) ETL
7 16 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.18%) Database Security
9 14 (3.90%) SOA
10 13 (3.62%) Capacity Management
10 13 (3.62%) Open Source
11 11 (3.06%) Line Management
12 10 (2.79%) Data Analysis
13 9 (2.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (41.78%) SQL
2 101 (28.13%) PL/SQL
3 92 (25.63%) Shell Script
4 10 (2.79%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.95%) Java
6 5 (1.39%) Perl
6 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.11%) C
7 4 (1.11%) Korn
8 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) Python
9 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (13.93%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.98%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.36%) Oracle Certification
4 28 (7.80%) OCP
5 7 (1.95%) Degree
6 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.34%) SLA
2 4 (1.11%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) FATCA
System Software
1 132 (36.77%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.67%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 134 (37.33%) Data Guard
1 134 (37.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 58 (16.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (3.06%) SCOM
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (0.84%) Nagios
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.28%) MOM
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 359 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (11.14%) Red Hat
3 32 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.46%) IBM
4 16 (4.46%) Informatica
5 14 (3.90%) Sybase
6 12 (3.34%) SAP
7 11 (3.06%) Netezza
8 9 (2.51%) Cognizant
9 8 (2.23%) Cognos
9 8 (2.23%) NetApp
9 8 (2.23%) Veritas
9 8 (2.23%) VMware
10 5 (1.39%) EMC
10 5 (1.39%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.11%) Sun
12 3 (0.84%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.56%) Endeca
13 2 (0.56%) Pega
13 2 (0.56%) Teradata
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