The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Oracle DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 636 659 640
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 13 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.020% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Median daily rate £325 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +13.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 25 September 2016.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +28 13 £325 -27.77% 2
South East +23 5 £325 -18.75%
Hampshire +11 4 £325 -18.75%
London +4 4 £325 -35.00%
Croydon - 4 £325 -
Surrey +14 1 - -
South West +14 1 £388 -
East of England +12 1 - -
Yorkshire +11 1 £425 -15.00%
West Yorkshire +7 1 £425 -15.00%
Essex +3 1 - -
North West - 1 £538 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £538 -
Woking - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £388 -
Blackpool - 1 £538 -

Senior Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (76.47%) Oracle Database
3 17 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (35.29%) Data Guard
5 12 (35.29%) SOA
6 11 (32.35%) PL/SQL
6 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 9 (26.47%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
8 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (23.53%) Replication
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (23.53%) DevOps
9 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.59%) Ambari
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (20.59%) Puppet
9 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
9 7 (20.59%) ZABBIX
9 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
9 7 (20.59%) JIRA
9 7 (20.59%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL

Senior 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 3 (8.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) Oracle Database
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
6 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
7 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
7 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (5.88%) Ingres
9 2 (5.88%) OLAP
9 2 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) French Language
6 1 (2.94%) Automotive
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Streams
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Replication
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
1 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) SOA
2 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (23.53%) DevOps
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 4 (11.76%) Database Security
6 4 (11.76%) High Availability
7 3 (8.82%) Change Control
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
7 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Server Building
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Kanban
9 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Korn
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) OCP
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (8.82%) IBM Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCITP
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Data Guard
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (20.59%) Ambari
3 7 (20.59%) Puppet
3 7 (20.59%) ZABBIX
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) VMware