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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 427 335 357
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 188 279 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 132 126
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £499 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £26.10 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +60.00%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -69 172 £375 -6.25% 51
London +21 87 £398 -6.47% 21
South East -40 27 £375 -6.25% 15
City of London +29 21 £420 +1.81% 6
Hampshire -28 17 £375 -2.59% 10
Yorkshire -10 15 £275 -26.66% 8
Scotland -10 13 £400 +23.07% 3
North East -23 12 £365 +46.00% 2
West Yorkshire +3 10 £356 +1.78% 3
East of England -16 9 £325 +30.00% 1
West Midlands -15 8 £350 +9.80%
Tyne and Wear -26 8 £365 +46.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 8 £365 +46.00% 1
North West -20 6 £276 -41.84% 3
Havant -1 5 £450 +7.14% 2
South Yorkshire +5 4 £190 -52.50%
Sheffield +5 4 £190 -52.50%
Edinburgh -2 4 £400 -15.78%
Leeds -4 4 £375 +7.14% 2
Glasgow -13 4 £350 +7.69% 3
South West -61 4 £408 -4.11%
Suffolk +4 3 £240 -4.00%
Manchester -10 3 £213 -26.72% 2
Hertfordshire -22 3 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £240 - 1
Solihull +10 2 - -
East Midlands -2 2 £349 +9.84% 1
Birmingham -2 2 £400 -
Surrey -18 2 £338 -20.58% 3

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 453 (100.00%) Oracle
2 419 (92.49%) Oracle Database
3 254 (56.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 221 (48.79%) SQL
5 205 (45.25%) Oracle RAC
6 192 (42.38%) Data Guard
7 188 (41.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 151 (33.33%) Linux
9 150 (33.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 150 (33.11%) Performance Tuning
10 132 (29.14%) UNIX
11 130 (28.70%) PL/SQL
12 114 (25.17%) Finance
13 107 (23.62%) SQL Server
14 74 (16.34%) Shell Script
15 71 (15.67%) Windows
16 64 (14.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 61 (13.47%) Oracle Applications
18 59 (13.02%) Solaris
18 59 (13.02%) Oracle9i Database
19 57 (12.58%) Banking
20 56 (12.36%) Oracle EBS
20 56 (12.36%) WebLogic
21 53 (11.70%) Replication
21 53 (11.70%) Security Cleared
22 51 (11.26%) Oracle Database 12c
23 48 (10.60%) Oracle EBS R12
24 45 (9.93%) Red Hat
25 42 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 41 (9.05%) SC Cleared

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (12.36%) WebLogic
2 25 (5.52%) Apache
3 8 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.77%) Oracle 10gAS
4 7 (1.55%) IIS
5 6 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.44%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 61 (13.47%) Oracle Applications
2 56 (12.36%) Oracle EBS
3 48 (10.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (4.19%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (1.77%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.66%) Summit
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.22%) Global One
9 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.97%) SAN
2 5 (1.10%) Internet
3 3 (0.66%) HTTP
3 3 (0.66%) LDAP
4 2 (0.44%) InfiniBand
4 2 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (92.49%) Oracle Database
2 254 (56.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 188 (41.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 107 (23.62%) SQL Server
5 59 (13.02%) Oracle9i Database
6 51 (11.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 41 (9.05%) Relational Database
8 40 (8.83%) Oracle Reports
9 36 (7.95%) RDBMS
9 36 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (7.06%) Oracle BI EE
11 28 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (5.08%) Oracle Exadata
14 21 (4.64%) MySQL
15 20 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (3.97%) Oracle Discoverer
17 15 (3.31%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 26 (5.74%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (4.19%) Toad
3 11 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) Maven
7 1 (0.22%) JIRA
7 1 (0.22%) PVCS
7 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.22%) Ant
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 114 (25.17%) Finance
2 57 (12.58%) Banking
3 20 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.21%) Retail
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) French Language
7 2 (0.44%) International Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.22%) Hungarian Language
8 1 (0.22%) Latvian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.39%) Middleware
2 17 (3.75%) XML
3 12 (2.65%) Oracle Streams
3 12 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.55%) JDBC
5 6 (1.32%) WebCenter
5 6 (1.32%) .NET
5 6 (1.32%) LAMP
6 3 (0.66%) EDI
7 2 (0.44%) J2EE
7 2 (0.44%) HTML
7 2 (0.44%) SOAP
7 2 (0.44%) ODBC
7 2 (0.44%) Java EE
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.22%) WinForms
8 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.22%) Spring
8 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.70%) Replication
2 32 (7.06%) Clustering
3 21 (4.64%) Statistics
4 18 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.55%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.10%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.88%) Firmware
8 4 (0.88%) HACMP
9 3 (0.66%) NHS
9 3 (0.66%) LPAR
10 2 (0.44%) FMCG
10 2 (0.44%) PMI
10 2 (0.44%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.22%) DTV
11 1 (0.22%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.22%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 151 (33.33%) Linux
2 132 (29.14%) UNIX
3 71 (15.67%) Windows
4 59 (13.02%) Solaris
5 42 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (7.73%) AIX
7 11 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.21%) HPUX
9 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.32%) OpenVMS
11 5 (1.10%) VMS
11 5 (1.10%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.44%) SUSE
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (33.11%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (9.05%) Migration
3 39 (8.61%) SOA
4 38 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (7.95%) ITIL
6 32 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (4.86%) Problem Management
9 19 (4.19%) Change Management
10 18 (3.97%) E-business
11 16 (3.53%) Incident Management
12 15 (3.31%) Data Modelling
13 14 (3.09%) ETL
13 14 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (2.87%) Performance Analysis
15 12 (2.65%) Database Tuning
16 11 (2.43%) Data Migration
16 11 (2.43%) Database Security
16 11 (2.43%) High Availability
16 11 (2.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (48.79%) SQL
2 130 (28.70%) PL/SQL
3 74 (16.34%) Shell Script
4 32 (7.06%) T-SQL
5 25 (5.52%) Perl
6 22 (4.86%) Korn
7 19 (4.19%) Java
8 9 (1.99%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.55%) C
9 7 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.10%) DCL
11 3 (0.66%) VB
11 3 (0.66%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.44%) R
12 2 (0.44%) C#
12 2 (0.44%) VBScript
13 1 (0.22%) AWK
13 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.64%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (2.87%) Degree
5 11 (2.43%) OCP
6 6 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.10%) MCITP
8 4 (0.88%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.44%) MCSA
10 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.22%) OCA
11 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.86%) SLA
2 4 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 205 (45.25%) Oracle RAC
2 150 (33.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.88%) SRDF
4 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 192 (42.38%) Data Guard
2 64 (14.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.55%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.88%) Puppet
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle Statspack
6 4 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.88%) Control-M
7 3 (0.66%) Foglight
7 3 (0.66%) Legato
7 3 (0.66%) OpenView
7 3 (0.66%) SCOM
7 3 (0.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.22%) OVSD
8 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 453 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (9.93%) Red Hat
3 35 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.75%) BMC
4 17 (3.75%) HP
5 15 (3.31%) EMC
6 13 (2.87%) IBM
7 10 (2.21%) VMware
8 8 (1.77%) Cognos
8 8 (1.77%) Sybase
8 8 (1.77%) Sun
9 7 (1.55%) Veritas
9 7 (1.55%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.32%) NetApp
11 5 (1.10%) Informatica
11 5 (1.10%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.88%) Siebel
13 3 (0.66%) CommVault
13 3 (0.66%) Remedy
13 3 (0.66%) Murex
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