The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 619 593 542
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 3 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.014% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 27
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA within the UK.

Senior Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA within the UK.

Senior Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -23 3 £500 +25.00% 11
South West - 2 - - 5
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 2
Leeds - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Replication
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
6 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) MySQL
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) C
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) UML
7 1 (12.50%) SOA
7 1 (12.50%) POSIX
7 1 (12.50%) Toad
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (12.50%) Windows

Senior Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (12.50%) TKPROF
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) POSIX
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Database Security
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) OCP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas