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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 566 524 576
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 30 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.056% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.060% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 4
Average daily rate £450 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -7.45%
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
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
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
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 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 23 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 -49 28 £450 -2.75% 4
London -8 16 £463 +2.77%
City of London -4 5 £425 -8.10%
South East -34 3 £499 +5.00% 4
Kent -4 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 23 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 39 (76.47%) Oracle RAC
3 39 (76.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (70.59%) Data Guard
5 34 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (54.90%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (52.94%) UNIX
8 24 (47.06%) SQL
9 19 (37.25%) Shell Script
10 17 (33.33%) ITIL
11 16 (31.37%) Migration
11 16 (31.37%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (27.45%) Oracle RMAN
12 14 (27.45%) SAN
12 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
13 12 (23.53%) Solaris
13 12 (23.53%) Linux
13 12 (23.53%) Veritas
13 12 (23.53%) Finance
14 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
14 11 (21.57%) Performance Management
14 11 (21.57%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (15.69%) Banking
15 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (15.69%) Replication
16 7 (13.73%) Oracle Certification
17 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (11.76%) OCP
17 6 (11.76%) SQL Server

Senior Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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%) SSH
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (98.04%) Oracle Database
2 39 (76.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 34 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (3.92%) DataStage
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.96%) DB2
8 1 (1.96%) OLAP
8 1 (1.96%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Toad
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) PVCS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) Dojo
2 1 (1.96%) Ajax
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) UNIX
2 12 (23.53%) Solaris
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.76%) HPUX
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.80%) Windows
6 3 (5.88%) 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%) Change Management
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.92%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.96%) Web Development
8 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Database Tuning
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) Shell Script
3 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
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%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) MCSA
3 4 (7.84%) MCITP
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 39 (76.47%) 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 36 (70.59%) Data Guard
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
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%) EMC
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.96%) BMC