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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 114 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 10 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.18% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.20% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate £220 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 - £30.90
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
2368 2041 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.08% 92.39% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1140 1018
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 176 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 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
Sutton Coldfield - 6 - -
Birmingham -3 3 £220 -32.30% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) OLAP
3 5 (33.33%) Cognos
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Database Security
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (33.33%) OLAP
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (33.33%) Pentaho
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) Database Security
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) OCP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat