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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 610 595 551
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 9 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.012% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.013% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 19
Average daily rate £430 £475 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 - £425
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 10 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 8 £430 -9.47% 1
London -9 3 £520 +9.47%
South East - 3 £430 -
Kent - 3 £480 -
Bristol - 2 £381 -
South West - 2 £381 -
City of London +36 1 £490 -
Surrey - 1 £430 -
West Sussex - 1 £430 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) Finance
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (42.11%) Unix
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
8 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
8 7 (36.84%) Data Guard
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (31.58%) Banking
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (26.32%) Solaris
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (15.79%) Change Control
12 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
12 3 (15.79%) Big Data
12 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
12 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
12 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server

Senior Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.26%) Lync
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) Big Data
6 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) DataStage
8 1 (5.26%) DB2
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Database Security
4 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) OCP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Data Guard
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Foglight
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Imperva
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Misys
4 1 (5.26%) Netezza
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds