The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 119 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +79.06%
Oracle DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2322 1970 2103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.38% 91.88% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1024 1043
Average daily rate £340 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 138 139
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle DBA across the West Midlands region.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA across the West Midlands region.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Solihull +3 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Oracle DBA in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (56.25%) PL/SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) Data Guard
6 7 (43.75%) UNIX
6 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (31.25%) Solaris
8 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (31.25%) Migration
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (25.00%) OLTP
10 3 (18.75%) Sun
10 3 (18.75%) EMC
10 3 (18.75%) NetApp
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) AIX
10 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
10 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (18.75%) LPAR
11 2 (12.50%) Mercurial

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Oracle DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (25.00%) OLTP
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Essbase
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) LPAR
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sun
2 3 (18.75%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft