The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Oracle DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 473 535 390
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -145
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 189 139 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 66 141
Median daily rate £380 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.72 - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 - -

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Oracle DBA in the job title.

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 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 174 £380 +8.57% 26
London +17 62 £419 +21.81% 11
South East +13 30 £406 +19.48%
West Midlands -22 20 £335 -6.29% 1
South West +2 14 £375 -5.06% 2
Solihull - 14 - - 1
Gloucestershire +3 13 £341 -16.25%
Yorkshire -10 13 £400 +14.28% 1
North West +2 12 £378 +0.66% 8
North East - 12 £300 -
Hampshire +10 11 £413 -2.94%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £300 -
Milton Keynes +20 8 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +20 8 £325 -
West Yorkshire -10 8 £400 +14.28% 1
Wales - 8 £344 - 1
City of London +48 7 £425 +13.33% 3
South Wales - 7 £344 - 1
East of England +23 6 £300 -
Manchester -3 6 £380 - 4
Leeds -8 6 £400 +23.07% 1
Cardiff - 6 £344 - 1
Essex +8 5 £295 -
Cheltenham 0 5 £308 -24.53%
Surrey -2 5 £365 -
Scotland -3 5 £340 +2.64%
Havant +7 4 £450 -
Warwickshire -3 4 £335 -15.40%
South Yorkshire -8 4 £348 -4.79%

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Oracle DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 389 (100.00%) Oracle
2 356 (91.52%) Oracle Database
3 183 (47.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 153 (39.33%) SQL
4 153 (39.33%) Linux
5 149 (38.30%) Oracle RAC
6 136 (34.96%) Data Guard
7 135 (34.70%) Oracle RMAN
8 121 (31.11%) Unix
9 119 (30.59%) Performance Tuning
10 103 (26.48%) PL/SQL
11 95 (24.42%) Oracle Database 12c
12 92 (23.65%) SQL Server
12 92 (23.65%) Shell Script
13 82 (21.08%) Security Cleared
14 81 (20.82%) Windows
15 80 (20.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 80 (20.57%) Oracle EBS R12
16 78 (20.05%) SC Cleared
17 77 (19.79%) Oracle Applications
18 73 (18.77%) Oracle EBS
19 70 (17.99%) Oracle Certification
20 67 (17.22%) WebLogic
20 67 (17.22%) Finance
21 56 (14.40%) RDBMS
21 56 (14.40%) Relational Database
22 50 (12.85%) Migration
22 50 (12.85%) OCP
23 47 (12.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 44 (11.31%) AIX

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (17.22%) WebLogic
2 37 (9.51%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.80%) Liferay
5 6 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.03%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 80 (20.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 77 (19.79%) Oracle Applications
3 73 (18.77%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (7.97%) Oracle 11i
5 15 (3.86%) Oracle Retail
6 14 (3.60%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (2.31%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.37%) SAN
2 10 (2.57%) Internet
3 8 (2.06%) VLAN
4 7 (1.80%) LDAP
5 5 (1.29%) Firewall
5 5 (1.29%) Network Security
6 4 (1.03%) DNS
7 3 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.77%) InfiniBand
8 2 (0.51%) DHCP
8 2 (0.51%) DMZ
8 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.26%) 2G
9 1 (0.26%) HTTP
9 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (91.52%) Oracle Database
2 183 (47.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 95 (24.42%) Oracle Database 12c
4 92 (23.65%) SQL Server
5 80 (20.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 56 (14.40%) RDBMS
6 56 (14.40%) Relational Database
7 35 (9.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 30 (7.71%) Oracle Discoverer
9 28 (7.20%) MySQL
10 23 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
12 18 (4.63%) MongoDB
13 17 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (3.34%) Oracle9i Database
17 12 (3.08%) NoSQL
17 12 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (2.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (4.37%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.31%) Toad
4 8 (2.06%) JIRA
4 8 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.03%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.03%) Subversion
6 3 (0.77%) Ant
6 3 (0.77%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.77%) Hudson
6 3 (0.77%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.77%) JUnit
6 3 (0.77%) Maven
6 3 (0.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.26%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.26%) PVCS
General
1 67 (17.22%) Finance
2 23 (5.91%) Banking
3 22 (5.66%) Retail
4 9 (2.31%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.03%) Games
6 3 (0.77%) Automotive
6 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.51%) French Language
7 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (3.60%) Middleware
3 10 (2.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (1.80%) Oracle ADF
5 6 (1.54%) .NET
5 6 (1.54%) Oracle Streams
6 5 (1.29%) Castor
6 5 (1.29%) WebCenter
7 4 (1.03%) XML
8 3 (0.77%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.77%) POSIX
8 3 (0.77%) Spring
9 2 (0.51%) RESTful
10 1 (0.26%) CSS
10 1 (0.26%) HTML
10 1 (0.26%) OC4J
10 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.28%) Clustering
2 36 (9.25%) Replication
3 28 (7.20%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.03%) Statistics
7 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.51%) HACMP
8 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.26%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.26%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Tandem
9 1 (0.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 153 (39.33%) Linux
2 121 (31.11%) Unix
3 81 (20.82%) Windows
4 44 (11.31%) AIX
4 44 (11.31%) Solaris
5 33 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.31%) HPUX
7 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.77%) zOS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.59%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (12.85%) Migration
3 44 (11.31%) Database Tuning
4 35 (9.00%) High Availability
4 35 (9.00%) SOA
5 34 (8.74%) ITIL
6 21 (5.40%) E-business
7 20 (5.14%) Capacity Management
8 19 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (4.37%) Database Security
10 15 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (3.86%) Data Modelling
11 14 (3.60%) DevOps
12 13 (3.34%) Change Control
12 13 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (3.34%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (3.08%) ETL
13 12 (3.08%) Mentoring
14 11 (2.83%) ERP
15 10 (2.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (39.33%) SQL
2 103 (26.48%) PL/SQL
3 92 (23.65%) Shell Script
4 14 (3.60%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.57%) Java
6 9 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.31%) Korn
7 7 (1.80%) Perl
7 7 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.03%) Python
9 3 (0.77%) C
10 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (21.08%) Security Cleared
2 78 (20.05%) SC Cleared
3 70 (17.99%) Oracle Certification
4 50 (12.85%) OCP
5 18 (4.63%) Degree
6 4 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.77%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.77%) MCITP
8 2 (0.51%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.51%) RHCE
9 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.29%) SLA
2 3 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 149 (38.30%) Oracle RAC
2 36 (9.25%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.83%) Oracle Clusterware
4 10 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.03%) Corosync
6 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.51%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 136 (34.96%) Data Guard
2 135 (34.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 47 (12.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (2.83%) Puppet
5 7 (1.80%) Ambari
5 7 (1.80%) SCOM
5 7 (1.80%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.54%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (1.03%) Pacemaker
8 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.77%) Nagios
9 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.51%) WMI
10 1 (0.26%) MOM
10 1 (0.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 389 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (9.77%) Red Hat
3 22 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.34%) IBM
4 13 (3.34%) Informatica
5 10 (2.57%) VMware
6 8 (2.06%) EMC
7 7 (1.80%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.80%) NetApp
7 7 (1.80%) Veritas
8 6 (1.54%) HP
8 6 (1.54%) SimCorp
9 5 (1.29%) Netezza
10 4 (1.03%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.03%) Cognos
10 4 (1.03%) Sun
11 3 (0.77%) Dell
11 3 (0.77%) Endeca
11 3 (0.77%) Siebel
11 3 (0.77%) TIBCO
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