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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 365 296 336
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +40
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 219 309 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.66% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 160 152
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.41%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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
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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 -75 192 £395 -1.25% 55
London +40 114 £400 -5.88% 21
City of London +28 35 £405 -4.70% 10
South East -55 19 £380 -1.93% 14
Scotland -11 14 £350 -6.66%
South West -46 14 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire -27 13 £375 +3.44% 5
West Yorkshire -16 10 £378 +7.85% 3
North East -12 9 £410 +36.66%
Edinburgh -16 9 £338 -
East of England -17 9 £325 -13.33% 1
Hampshire -17 8 £435 +18.36% 8
County Antrim +7 5 £248 -23.84%
Belfast +7 5 £248 -23.84%
Northern Ireland +7 5 £248 -23.84%
West Midlands -14 5 £425 +54.54% 7
North West -18 5 £213 -55.26% 6
Suffolk - 5 £248 -
Havant -1 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Manchester -2 4 £213 -42.17% 2
Leeds -5 4 £319 -8.92% 3
East Midlands -8 4 £361 +15.60% 1
Glasgow -1 3 - -
South Wales -13 3 £250 -37.50% 2
Wales -19 3 £250 -37.50% 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £410 -
Cardiff - 3 £250 - 2
Somerset - 3 £395 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £410 -
North Yorkshire +5 2 £375 +11.94% 2

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 581 (100.00%) Oracle
2 528 (90.88%) Oracle Database
3 325 (55.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 275 (47.33%) Oracle RAC
5 268 (46.13%) SQL
6 236 (40.62%) Data Guard
7 218 (37.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 187 (32.19%) Linux
9 185 (31.84%) Oracle RMAN
10 180 (30.98%) Performance Tuning
11 179 (30.81%) UNIX
12 174 (29.95%) PL/SQL
13 136 (23.41%) Finance
14 130 (22.38%) SQL Server
15 111 (19.10%) Shell Script
16 86 (14.80%) WebLogic
17 84 (14.46%) Windows
18 83 (14.29%) Solaris
19 80 (13.77%) Oracle Applications
20 75 (12.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 74 (12.74%) Oracle EBS R12
22 69 (11.88%) Security Cleared
23 67 (11.53%) Banking
24 65 (11.19%) Oracle9i Database
25 64 (11.02%) Oracle EBS
26 63 (10.84%) Oracle Database 12c
27 60 (10.33%) Relational Database
28 59 (10.15%) Data Warehouse
29 56 (9.64%) RDBMS
30 55 (9.47%) Replication

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 86 (14.80%) WebLogic
2 34 (5.85%) Apache
3 20 (3.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (1.72%) IIS
5 8 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.38%) Oracle 10gAS
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.17%) Confluence
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 80 (13.77%) Oracle Applications
2 74 (12.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 64 (11.02%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (4.65%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.52%) Summit
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.17%) Global One
9 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) IaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.48%) SAN
2 8 (1.38%) Internet
3 4 (0.69%) NAS
4 3 (0.52%) LDAP
4 3 (0.52%) HTTP
5 2 (0.34%) CTI
5 2 (0.34%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (90.88%) Oracle Database
2 325 (55.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 218 (37.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 130 (22.38%) SQL Server
5 65 (11.19%) Oracle9i Database
6 63 (10.84%) Oracle Database 12c
7 60 (10.33%) Relational Database
8 59 (10.15%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (9.64%) RDBMS
10 49 (8.43%) Oracle BI EE
11 47 (8.09%) Oracle Reports
12 43 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (5.51%) Oracle Discoverer
14 27 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (3.79%) Oracle Exadata
18 21 (3.61%) SQLPlus
19 20 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 20 (3.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (7.40%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (3.27%) Toad
3 13 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.52%) Subversion
6 2 (0.34%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) Ant
7 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 136 (23.41%) Finance
2 67 (11.53%) Banking
3 15 (2.58%) Investment Banking
3 15 (2.58%) Financial Institution
4 14 (2.41%) Retail
5 13 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.52%) French Language
7 2 (0.34%) German Language
7 2 (0.34%) Billing
7 2 (0.34%) International Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Games
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.95%) Middleware
2 29 (4.99%) XML
3 17 (2.93%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (1.55%) Oracle Streams
5 8 (1.38%) JDBC
6 7 (1.20%) WebCenter
7 6 (1.03%) LAMP
8 3 (0.52%) EDI
8 3 (0.52%) .NET
8 3 (0.52%) J2EE
9 2 (0.34%) SOAP
9 2 (0.34%) ODBC
9 2 (0.34%) Spring
10 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (0.17%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.17%) HTML
10 1 (0.17%) XSD
10 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.47%) Replication
2 27 (4.65%) Clustering
3 21 (3.61%) Statistics
4 11 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.20%) Hedge funds
6 4 (0.69%) LPAR
6 4 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.69%) Firmware
7 3 (0.52%) HACMP
8 2 (0.34%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.34%) PMI
8 2 (0.34%) NHS
8 2 (0.34%) FMCG
8 2 (0.34%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.17%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 187 (32.19%) Linux
2 179 (30.81%) UNIX
3 84 (14.46%) Windows
4 83 (14.29%) Solaris
5 49 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (6.88%) AIX
7 24 (4.13%) HPUX
8 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.03%) OpenVMS
11 5 (0.86%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.86%) VMS
11 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.69%) SUSE
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (30.98%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (9.29%) SOA
3 53 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (8.78%) ITIL
5 49 (8.43%) Migration
6 39 (6.71%) Capacity Planning
7 37 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (5.68%) E-business
9 29 (4.99%) Performance Monitoring
10 28 (4.82%) Data Modelling
11 24 (4.13%) High Availability
12 22 (3.79%) Incident Management
13 19 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (3.10%) Change Management
15 17 (2.93%) ETL
16 16 (2.75%) Performance Analysis
17 14 (2.41%) Change Control
18 13 (2.24%) Problem Management
19 11 (1.89%) Database Tuning
20 10 (1.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 268 (46.13%) SQL
2 174 (29.95%) PL/SQL
3 111 (19.10%) Shell Script
4 43 (7.40%) Perl
5 34 (5.85%) T-SQL
6 31 (5.34%) Korn
7 17 (2.93%) Java
8 10 (1.72%) C
9 9 (1.55%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.86%) DCL
12 3 (0.52%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.34%) R
14 1 (0.17%) sed
14 1 (0.17%) C#
14 1 (0.17%) Python
14 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 69 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 53 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
4 20 (3.44%) OCP
5 18 (3.10%) Degree
6 10 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.86%) MCITP
9 3 (0.52%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) OCA
10 2 (0.34%) MCSA
10 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.17%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.10%) SLA
2 6 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 275 (47.33%) Oracle RAC
2 185 (31.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.69%) SRDF
4 3 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 236 (40.62%) Data Guard
2 75 (12.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.38%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (1.20%) Legato
5 6 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Statspack
7 4 (0.69%) Puppet
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.69%) Control-M
8 3 (0.52%) Foglight
8 3 (0.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.34%) SCOM
10 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.17%) OVSD
10 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 581 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (7.75%) Red Hat
3 35 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.10%) EMC
5 15 (2.58%) IBM
5 15 (2.58%) HP
5 15 (2.58%) Cognos
6 14 (2.41%) Sun
7 13 (2.24%) Veritas
8 11 (1.89%) BMC
9 8 (1.38%) Hyperion
9 8 (1.38%) Sybase
10 6 (1.03%) Informatica
10 6 (1.03%) NetApp
10 6 (1.03%) VMware
11 5 (0.86%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.69%) SAP
12 4 (0.69%) Siebel
12 4 (0.69%) Northgate
13 3 (0.52%) Murex
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