The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Oracle DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database Administrator
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 3 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £220 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -41.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.02% -

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
2250 2276 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.98% 94.44% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1234 1159
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 102 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Oracle DBA in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -1 1 - -
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £400 -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Primavera
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
7 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Presales
7 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (18.75%) ERP
8 3 (18.75%) OCP

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (25.00%) Primavera
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Taleo
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (12.50%) SQLPlus
7 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) BPEL
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PLM
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) OCP
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata