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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 114 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £318 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £320 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +43.42%
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
2334 1953 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.82% 92.21% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1031 1065
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 141 150
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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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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 +10 2 - -
Birmingham -6 2 £400 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Warwickshire - 1 £300 -
Coventry - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (52.94%) Data Guard
5 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
5 8 (47.06%) UNIX
6 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
6 7 (41.18%) Migration
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (29.41%) Solaris
8 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
9 4 (23.53%) OLTP
10 3 (17.65%) Sun
10 3 (17.65%) EMC
10 3 (17.65%) NetApp
10 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
10 3 (17.65%) SOA
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) AIX
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) EMC NetWorker

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (23.53%) OLTP
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (11.76%) Big Data
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (11.76%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.76%) Toad
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
1 3 (17.65%) LPAR
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) Solaris
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) OCP
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Data Guard
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 3 (17.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Sun
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
2 3 (17.65%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Hyperion
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft