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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 401 283 313
Rank change year-on-year
-118 +30
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 173 332 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.71% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 159 123
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£400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.20 -

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
47659 47013 42321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.36% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29398 27746 24152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1803 2001 2307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -115 149 £400 +6.66% 29
London -66 51 £425 +5.85% 14
South West +8 35 £450 +21.62% 1
South East -36 25 £400 +6.66% 8
Hampshire -12 16 £400 -3.03% 6
City of London +11 14 £413 -8.33% 6
North West -23 14 £369 +47.50%
Scotland -14 13 £344 -11.29% 4
Manchester -13 12 £400 +60.00%
Edinburgh -4 9 £348 -18.23% 1
Yorkshire -32 8 £375 - 3
East of England +10 7 £300 -29.41% 1
Surrey +2 5 £404 +16.18% 2
Gosport - 5 - - 2
Cambridge +4 4 - -
Havant -1 4 £400 -9.09%
Glasgow -4 4 £330 +1.53% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 4 - -
West Yorkshire -19 4 £375 +5.34% 2
Warwickshire +2 3 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands -16 3 £400 +18.51%
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -4 1 £350 -22.22%
Leeds -9 1 £400 +12.36%
Tyne and Wear -12 1 £210 -23.63%
North East -16 1 £210 -23.63%
South Wales - 1 £375 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £375 - 1
Staines - 1 - -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 358 (100.00%) Oracle
2 330 (92.18%) Oracle Database
3 181 (50.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 172 (48.04%) SQL
5 152 (42.46%) Oracle RAC
6 127 (35.47%) PL/SQL
6 127 (35.47%) Linux
7 116 (32.40%) Oracle RMAN
8 102 (28.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 99 (27.65%) Data Guard
10 96 (26.82%) Finance
11 92 (25.70%) UNIX
12 89 (24.86%) Performance Tuning
13 88 (24.58%) Oracle EBS
14 86 (24.02%) Security Cleared
15 83 (23.18%) Shell Script
16 67 (18.72%) Oracle Applications
17 66 (18.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 60 (16.76%) Migration
19 57 (15.92%) SC Cleared
20 55 (15.36%) Solaris
21 52 (14.53%) WebLogic
22 50 (13.97%) Oracle Database 12c
23 49 (13.69%) Oracle EBS R12
24 48 (13.41%) Banking
25 41 (11.45%) Relational Database
26 40 (11.17%) Replication
27 39 (10.89%) SQL Server
28 37 (10.34%) AIX
29 36 (10.06%) Middleware

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 52 (14.53%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.75%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (2.79%) Oracle 9iAS
4 7 (1.96%) Oracle 10gAS
4 7 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.12%) Apache
6 3 (0.84%) IIS
6 3 (0.84%) AquaLogic
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 88 (24.58%) Oracle EBS
2 67 (18.72%) Oracle Applications
3 49 (13.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (4.75%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (3.91%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (1.68%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (1.12%) Agresso
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.68%) SAN
2 5 (1.40%) Internet
3 4 (1.12%) LAN
3 4 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) SSH
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) NAS
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (92.18%) Oracle Database
2 181 (50.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 102 (28.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 50 (13.97%) Oracle Database 12c
5 41 (11.45%) Relational Database
6 39 (10.89%) SQL Server
7 36 (10.06%) RDBMS
8 28 (7.82%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (7.54%) Oracle Exadata
10 26 (7.26%) Oracle BI EE
11 20 (5.59%) Oracle9i Database
12 18 (5.03%) Oracle Discoverer
13 15 (4.19%) SQLPlus
14 13 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (3.35%) Oracle ODI
15 12 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (3.07%) MySQL
17 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 6 (1.68%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 22 (6.15%) Toad
2 12 (3.35%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (2.79%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (2.23%) ClearQuest
4 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.84%) Subversion
6 2 (0.56%) JIRA
6 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.28%) ProC
7 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.28%) PVCS
General
1 96 (26.82%) Finance
2 48 (13.41%) Banking
3 14 (3.91%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.35%) Retail
5 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.84%) Games
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
7 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.06%) Middleware
2 30 (8.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 21 (5.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (1.96%) Web Services
5 4 (1.12%) WebCenter
5 4 (1.12%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.84%) Java EE
6 3 (0.84%) HTML
7 2 (0.56%) .NET
7 2 (0.56%) Flash
7 2 (0.56%) LAMP
8 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.28%) BSON
8 1 (0.28%) JMS
8 1 (0.28%) XML
8 1 (0.28%) CSS
8 1 (0.28%) JSP
8 1 (0.28%) SOAP
8 1 (0.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.17%) Replication
2 25 (6.98%) Clustering
3 11 (3.07%) Statistics
4 9 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.56%) HACMP
8 2 (0.56%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (0.56%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.56%) Wiki
8 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.56%) Online Games
8 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.56%) Open Source
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (35.47%) Linux
2 92 (25.70%) UNIX
3 55 (15.36%) Solaris
4 37 (10.34%) AIX
5 29 (8.10%) Windows
6 23 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.47%) HPUX
8 8 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.56%) SUSE
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.86%) Performance Tuning
2 60 (16.76%) Migration
3 32 (8.94%) SOA
4 29 (8.10%) ITIL
5 25 (6.98%) Database Tuning
6 22 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (5.03%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.19%) Service Management
8 15 (4.19%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (3.63%) ITSM
9 13 (3.63%) High Availability
10 11 (3.07%) Database Security
10 11 (3.07%) Change Management
11 10 (2.79%) ERP
11 10 (2.79%) Data Migration
12 9 (2.51%) Load Balancing
12 9 (2.51%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.23%) E-business
13 8 (2.23%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (48.04%) SQL
2 127 (35.47%) PL/SQL
3 83 (23.18%) Shell Script
4 26 (7.26%) Korn
4 26 (7.26%) Perl
5 15 (4.19%) Java
6 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.12%) C
7 4 (1.12%) VB
8 3 (0.84%) VBScript
9 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.56%) R
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.28%) VB6
10 1 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 86 (24.02%) Security Cleared
2 57 (15.92%) SC Cleared
3 36 (10.06%) Oracle Certification
4 33 (9.22%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.19%) OCP
6 12 (3.35%) Degree
7 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.56%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.56%) VCP4
8 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.03%) SLA
2 6 (1.68%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (42.46%) Oracle RAC
2 116 (32.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (2.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.28%) Corosync
5 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 99 (27.65%) Data Guard
2 66 (18.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.84%) OpenView
6 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.56%) Nagios
6 2 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.28%) Foglight
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 358 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (7.82%) Red Hat
3 20 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.75%) Sun
5 9 (2.51%) HP
6 8 (2.23%) NetApp
6 8 (2.23%) Siebel
7 7 (1.96%) Remedy
7 7 (1.96%) Veritas
8 6 (1.68%) VMware
8 6 (1.68%) IBM
9 3 (0.84%) SAP
9 3 (0.84%) Sybase
9 3 (0.84%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.84%) BMC
9 3 (0.84%) EMC
9 3 (0.84%) Intel
10 2 (0.56%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.56%) Informatica
10 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
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Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £market rates
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago