Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Database Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 170 157
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.94% +1.47%
10th Percentile £331 £343 £382
90th Percentile £438 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £485 £438
% change year-on-year -12.37% +10.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% +18.42% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,827 3,733 3,647
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.48% 91.83% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,874 1,970 1,948
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £216 £258 £238
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 101 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.25 £49.90
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -10.23%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Oracle DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Berkshire

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle DBA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in Berkshire

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in Berkshire

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £425 -
Newbury -1 1 £350 -
Oracle DBA
South East

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Oracle DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (30.00%) IaaS
4 3 (30.00%) OpenVMS
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (30.00%) Replication
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) OpenVMS
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Java 8
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Lumension
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware