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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 444 282 313
Rank change year-on-year
-162 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 156 339 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.71% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 178 110
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £252 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £381 £378
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £41.80 -
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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -141 133 £406 +1.56% 24
London -63 52 £425 +6.25% 10
South East -42 23 £381 -15.27% 5
South West -1 22 £450 +11.45% 1
City of London +14 16 £438 +9.37% 5
North West -19 15 £350 +40.00%
Scotland -9 14 £350 -9.67% 1
Hampshire -15 14 £375 -16.66% 2
Manchester -18 10 £400 +60.00%
East of England -2 9 £355 -13.93%
Glasgow -4 6 £330 +1.53%
Edinburgh -10 6 £345 -23.33%
Surrey +4 5 £425 +13.33% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £355 -16.47%
Yorkshire -51 4 £425 +9.67% 4
East Midlands -8 3 - - 3
Gosport - 3 - -
Cambridge +4 2 - -
Hertfordshire +3 2 £500 -
Havant -1 2 £413 -8.33%
North Yorkshire -4 2 - - 1
West Midlands -12 2 £375 +8.69% 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £269 -
Suffolk -7 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -8 1 - - 2
Nottingham -9 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear -10 1 £210 -22.81%
Berkshire -11 1 £265 -28.85% 1
North East -17 1 £210 -22.81%

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 354 (100.00%) Oracle
2 325 (91.81%) Oracle Database
3 179 (50.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 162 (45.76%) SQL
5 150 (42.37%) Oracle RAC
6 122 (34.46%) PL/SQL
6 122 (34.46%) Linux
7 113 (31.92%) Oracle RMAN
8 103 (29.10%) Data Guard
8 103 (29.10%) UNIX
9 92 (25.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 91 (25.71%) Oracle EBS
11 90 (25.42%) Security Cleared
12 88 (24.86%) Shell Script
13 85 (24.01%) Finance
14 81 (22.88%) Performance Tuning
15 71 (20.06%) Oracle Applications
16 61 (17.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 59 (16.67%) SC Cleared
18 58 (16.38%) Oracle Database 12c
19 53 (14.97%) Solaris
19 53 (14.97%) WebLogic
19 53 (14.97%) Oracle EBS R12
20 48 (13.56%) Migration
21 43 (12.15%) SQL Server
22 42 (11.86%) Banking
23 41 (11.58%) Middleware
24 38 (10.73%) AIX
24 38 (10.73%) DV Cleared
24 38 (10.73%) Relational Database

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (14.97%) WebLogic
2 14 (3.95%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (2.82%) Oracle 9iAS
3 10 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.98%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (0.85%) IIS
5 3 (0.85%) Apache
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.28%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 91 (25.71%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (20.06%) Oracle Applications
3 53 (14.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (5.08%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 4 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) SAN
2 5 (1.41%) Internet
2 5 (1.41%) LAN
2 5 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) SSL
3 1 (0.28%) RTP
3 1 (0.28%) SSH
3 1 (0.28%) Network Security
3 1 (0.28%) NAS
3 1 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (91.81%) Oracle Database
2 179 (50.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 92 (25.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 58 (16.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 43 (12.15%) SQL Server
6 38 (10.73%) Relational Database
7 36 (10.17%) RDBMS
8 30 (8.47%) Oracle Reports
9 28 (7.91%) Oracle BI EE
10 25 (7.06%) Oracle Exadata
11 18 (5.08%) Oracle9i Database
11 18 (5.08%) Oracle Discoverer
12 15 (4.24%) SQLPlus
13 13 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (3.67%) Oracle ODI
14 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (2.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (2.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (6.78%) Toad
2 13 (3.67%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (2.26%) ClearQuest
3 8 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.13%) Subversion
5 3 (0.85%) JIRA
6 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.28%) ProC
General
1 85 (24.01%) Finance
2 42 (11.86%) Banking
3 10 (2.82%) Retail
3 10 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.69%) Legal
5 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.58%) Middleware
2 34 (9.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (5.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (1.41%) Web Services
5 4 (1.13%) HTML
5 4 (1.13%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.13%) WebCenter
6 3 (0.85%) .NET
6 3 (0.85%) XML
7 2 (0.56%) LAMP
7 2 (0.56%) POSIX
8 1 (0.28%) CGI
8 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.28%) BSON
8 1 (0.28%) Flash
8 1 (0.28%) JMS
8 1 (0.28%) CSS
8 1 (0.28%) JSP
8 1 (0.28%) SOAP
8 1 (0.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.60%) Replication
2 25 (7.06%) Clustering
3 11 (3.11%) Statistics
4 9 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
5 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.56%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (0.56%) Spread Betting
6 2 (0.56%) Online Games
6 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.28%) Wiki
7 1 (0.28%) Open Source
7 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 122 (34.46%) Linux
2 103 (29.10%) UNIX
3 53 (14.97%) Solaris
4 38 (10.73%) AIX
5 29 (8.19%) Windows
6 22 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (5.08%) HPUX
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) SUSE
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.88%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (13.56%) Migration
3 31 (8.76%) SOA
4 29 (8.19%) ITIL
5 26 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (6.21%) Database Tuning
7 19 (5.37%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.24%) High Availability
8 15 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (3.67%) Service Management
10 13 (3.67%) Database Security
11 12 (3.39%) Capacity Management
12 9 (2.54%) Load Balancing
12 9 (2.54%) Performance Testing
12 9 (2.54%) Configuration Management
12 9 (2.54%) ITSM
12 9 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (2.54%) Change Management
13 7 (1.98%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 162 (45.76%) SQL
2 122 (34.46%) PL/SQL
3 88 (24.86%) Shell Script
4 28 (7.91%) Korn
5 27 (7.63%) Perl
6 17 (4.80%) Java
7 9 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.69%) C
9 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.56%) VB
10 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.56%) PHP
10 2 (0.56%) R
11 1 (0.28%) VBScript
11 1 (0.28%) COBOL
11 1 (0.28%) VB6
11 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 90 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 38 (10.73%) DV Cleared
4 32 (9.04%) Oracle Certification
5 15 (4.24%) OCP
6 11 (3.11%) Degree
7 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.95%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) QA
3 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 150 (42.37%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (3.39%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (2.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.28%) SRDF
6 1 (0.28%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 113 (31.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 103 (29.10%) Data Guard
3 61 (17.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (3.11%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.56%) Foglight
7 2 (0.56%) Nagios
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.28%) Control-M
8 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.28%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.28%) Puppet
8 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 354 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (7.34%) Red Hat
3 16 (4.52%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.67%) Sun
5 11 (3.11%) NetApp
6 8 (2.26%) Siebel
6 8 (2.26%) VMware
7 7 (1.98%) Remedy
7 7 (1.98%) Veritas
7 7 (1.98%) HP
8 6 (1.69%) IBM
9 4 (1.13%) EMC
10 3 (0.85%) Sybase
10 3 (0.85%) SAP
11 2 (0.56%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.56%) Informatica
11 2 (0.56%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.56%) New Relic
12 1 (0.28%) Brocade
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