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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 581 529 575
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 7 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.067% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.072% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £519 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 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 24 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 30 July 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
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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 -52 7 £400 -11.11% 7
London +8 6 £400 -11.11% 2
City of London +13 1 £575 +48.38%
North West -1 1 - - 2
South East - - - - 3
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 29 (76.32%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (71.05%) Data Guard
4 26 (68.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (63.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (47.37%) UNIX
8 17 (44.74%) SQL
9 16 (42.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (42.11%) Finance
10 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
10 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (26.32%) ITIL
11 10 (26.32%) Shell Script
12 9 (23.68%) Banking
12 9 (23.68%) Linux
13 7 (18.42%) SAN
14 6 (15.79%) HPUX
14 6 (15.79%) Replication
14 6 (15.79%) Veritas
14 6 (15.79%) Migration
14 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
15 5 (13.16%) Oracle Application Server
15 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
15 5 (13.16%) Solaris
15 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
15 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
15 5 (13.16%) EMC

Senior Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (13.16%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 26 (68.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (63.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
5 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.26%) Ingres
6 2 (5.26%) OLAP
6 2 (5.26%) DataStage
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (2.63%) TKPROF
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.26%) French Language
6 1 (2.63%) German Language
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Streams
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) UNIX
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) HPUX
4 5 (13.16%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.89%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Change Control
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (7.89%) OCP
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (76.32%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.26%) SRDF
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 27 (71.05%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Veritas
3 5 (13.16%) EMC
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) BMC