The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 106 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 12 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Oracle DBA
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 3 £340 +4.61% 1
Coventry - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (96.00%) Oracle Database
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (48.00%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (48.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (44.00%) Data Guard
7 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 10 (40.00%) UNIX
8 9 (36.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
11 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
12 3 (12.00%) Clustering
13 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (8.00%) Finance
13 2 (8.00%) Migration
13 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 2 (8.00%) OCP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.00%) OLTP
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) ProC
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Streams
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Database Security
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.00%) OCP
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle RAC
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Sun
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 3 days ago