The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 558 520 577
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 29 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.050% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.054% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 4
Average daily rate £450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -84 27 £438 -7.89% 7
London -14 15 £450 - 4
City of London -10 5 £425 -8.10% 1
South East -27 3 £499 +5.00% 3
Kent -3 2 £499 +5.00%
Scotland - 2 £475 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Gosport - - - - 1

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (98.04%) Oracle Database
3 40 (78.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 38 (74.51%) Oracle RAC
5 35 (68.63%) Data Guard
6 33 (64.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 28 (54.90%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (52.94%) UNIX
9 25 (49.02%) SQL
10 19 (37.25%) Shell Script
11 17 (33.33%) ITIL
12 16 (31.37%) Migration
12 16 (31.37%) Capacity Planning
13 14 (27.45%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (27.45%) SAN
13 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
14 13 (25.49%) Linux
15 12 (23.53%) Solaris
15 12 (23.53%) Veritas
15 12 (23.53%) Finance
16 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
16 11 (21.57%) Performance Management
16 11 (21.57%) Oracle Application Server
17 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (17.65%) Replication
18 7 (13.73%) Oracle Certification
18 7 (13.73%) Banking
19 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
19 6 (11.76%) OCP
19 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery

Senior Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (98.04%) Oracle Database
2 40 (78.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (64.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.92%) DB2
8 2 (3.92%) DataStage
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.96%) Ingres
9 1 (1.96%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.92%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) PVCS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) Dojo
2 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) HACMP
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) UNIX
2 13 (25.49%) Linux
3 12 (23.53%) Solaris
4 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.76%) HPUX
6 5 (9.80%) Windows
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (33.33%) ITIL
3 16 (31.37%) Migration
3 16 (31.37%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (21.57%) Performance Management
5 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
8 1 (1.96%) E-business
8 1 (1.96%) Validation
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) Database Tuning
8 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) Shell Script
3 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (11.76%) OCP
3 4 (7.84%) MCITP
3 4 (7.84%) MCSA
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.92%) SRDF
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 35 (68.63%) Data Guard
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Veritas
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) EMC
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Cognos
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) BMC