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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 457 330 307
Rank change year-on-year
-127 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 150 290 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.60% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 169 130
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£381 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 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 22 May 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 -119 135 £400 - 45
London -65 58 £425 +3.03% 24
South East -24 24 £388 -13.88% 8
City of London -8 16 £450 +12.71% 11
Hampshire -1 13 £350 -22.22% 2
Scotland -9 13 £330 +1.53% 1
Yorkshire -33 12 £375 +0.67% 2
Glasgow +2 10 £330 +20.00% 1
North West -15 10 £350 -15.15% 5
West Yorkshire -15 10 £375 +7.14% 1
Leeds -11 8 £375 +11.11%
East of England +4 7 £475 +31.03% 1
South West +1 7 £406 +9.06% 4
East Midlands -9 7 - -
Surrey +2 6 £400 -11.11%
Nottingham -3 5 - -
Berkshire -4 5 £400 -15.34% 4
Nottinghamshire -5 5 - -
Gloucestershire -4 4 £414 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 4 £430 +103.17%
Tyne and Wear -11 4 £430 +103.17%
North East -14 4 £430 +103.17%
West Midlands -17 4 £363 +3.57%
Cheltenham -8 3 £413 -
Cheshire -10 3 - - 1
Manchester -11 3 £350 -25.72% 4
Epsom -5 2 - -
Havant -8 2 £425 -5.55%
Gosport - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 324 (100.00%) Oracle
2 300 (92.59%) Oracle Database
3 157 (48.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 133 (41.05%) Oracle RAC
5 132 (40.74%) SQL
6 102 (31.48%) Linux
6 102 (31.48%) Data Guard
7 99 (30.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 97 (29.94%) UNIX
9 96 (29.63%) PL/SQL
10 90 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
11 85 (26.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 73 (22.53%) Performance Tuning
13 68 (20.99%) Oracle Database 12c
14 65 (20.06%) Oracle Applications
15 63 (19.44%) Security Cleared
16 59 (18.21%) Finance
17 56 (17.28%) Shell Script
18 55 (16.98%) Solaris
19 53 (16.36%) SQL Server
19 53 (16.36%) Oracle EBS R12
20 46 (14.20%) WebLogic
21 43 (13.27%) SC Cleared
22 42 (12.96%) Windows
23 41 (12.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 38 (11.73%) AIX
25 35 (10.80%) Red Hat
26 34 (10.49%) RDBMS
26 34 (10.49%) Migration
26 34 (10.49%) Relational Database

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (14.20%) WebLogic
2 14 (4.32%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (3.09%) Oracle 9iAS
5 8 (2.47%) IIS
5 8 (2.47%) Oracle 10gAS
6 7 (2.16%) SAS
7 4 (1.23%) Apache
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (2.47%) MS Office
2 4 (1.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 90 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (20.06%) Oracle Applications
3 53 (16.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (5.25%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (1.85%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.31%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.32%) SAN
2 10 (3.09%) LAN
2 10 (3.09%) WAN
3 3 (0.93%) Firewall
3 3 (0.93%) LDAP
3 3 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) DHCP
4 2 (0.62%) FTP
4 2 (0.62%) SSH
4 2 (0.62%) NAS
5 1 (0.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.31%) VLAN
5 1 (0.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.31%) RTP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (92.59%) Oracle Database
2 157 (48.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 85 (26.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 68 (20.99%) Oracle Database 12c
5 53 (16.36%) SQL Server
6 34 (10.49%) RDBMS
6 34 (10.49%) Relational Database
7 31 (9.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 23 (7.10%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (6.17%) Oracle Exadata
11 18 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
11 18 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (4.01%) Oracle Discoverer
14 11 (3.40%) SQLPlus
15 10 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (3.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 8 (2.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (4.01%) Toad
2 9 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.54%) JIRA
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.93%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.93%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
6 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.31%) JConsole
7 1 (0.31%) ProC
General
1 59 (18.21%) Finance
2 28 (8.64%) Banking
3 7 (2.16%) Retail
4 6 (1.85%) Legal
5 5 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Games
6 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.19%) Middleware
2 26 (8.02%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (4.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 9 (2.78%) .NET
5 8 (2.47%) XML
6 7 (2.16%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.85%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 5 (1.54%) HTML
9 4 (1.23%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.23%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.62%) CGI
10 2 (0.62%) POSIX
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Streams
11 1 (0.31%) BSON
11 1 (0.31%) JMS
11 1 (0.31%) CSS
11 1 (0.31%) JSP
11 1 (0.31%) SOAP
11 1 (0.31%) Struts
11 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.95%) Clustering
2 24 (7.41%) Replication
3 6 (1.85%) Statistics
4 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.62%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.31%) Open Source
7 1 (0.31%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.31%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.31%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (31.48%) Linux
2 97 (29.94%) UNIX
3 55 (16.98%) Solaris
4 42 (12.96%) Windows
5 38 (11.73%) AIX
6 26 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (5.25%) HPUX
8 9 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.31%) SUSE
11 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.53%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (10.49%) Migration
3 31 (9.57%) ITIL
4 28 (8.64%) SOA
5 26 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (4.32%) Capacity Management
8 13 (4.01%) Database Tuning
9 12 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.40%) Database Security
11 10 (3.09%) High Availability
11 10 (3.09%) Database Mirroring
12 9 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (2.47%) Data Modelling
13 8 (2.47%) ETL
13 8 (2.47%) Change Management
13 8 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (2.47%) Analytics
13 8 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (2.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (40.74%) SQL
2 96 (29.63%) PL/SQL
3 56 (17.28%) Shell Script
4 22 (6.79%) Korn
5 21 (6.48%) Perl
6 16 (4.94%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.63%) Java
8 4 (1.23%) C
8 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.93%) VB
10 2 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 43 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.26%) DV Cleared
4 25 (7.72%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (2.47%) OCP
6 7 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.16%) QA
2 6 (1.85%) SLA
2 6 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (41.05%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (4.01%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.93%) Firmware
5 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.31%) SRDF
6 1 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 102 (31.48%) Data Guard
2 99 (30.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 41 (12.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (2.16%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.85%) WSUS
6 6 (1.85%) Oracle Flashback
7 5 (1.54%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.62%) Foglight
9 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.31%) Puppet
10 1 (0.31%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.31%) SCOM
10 1 (0.31%) Nagios
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 324 (100.00%) Oracle
2 35 (10.80%) Red Hat
3 29 (8.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.01%) HP
5 12 (3.70%) IBM
6 11 (3.40%) VMware
7 10 (3.09%) Sun
7 10 (3.09%) NetApp
8 9 (2.78%) Sybase
9 8 (2.47%) Siebel
10 7 (2.16%) 3PAR
11 6 (1.85%) Veritas
12 5 (1.54%) WorldPay
12 5 (1.54%) Remedy
12 5 (1.54%) EMC
13 2 (0.62%) Informatica
13 2 (0.62%) Symantec
13 2 (0.62%) Brocade
14 1 (0.31%) Ceridian
14 1 (0.31%) Ab Initio
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