Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 101 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 -21 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.15% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +70.45% -45.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,516 1,340 1,219
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.78% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,066 837 766
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £210
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 59 64
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.46 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.07% - -13.43%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.48 £10.54
90th Percentile £35.38 £27.54 £40.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% -6.76% +6.25%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in Birmingham

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) AIX
6 1 (16.67%) HPUX
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) CA
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) GitLab
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) HPUX
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Release Automation
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Serena
2 1 (16.67%) VMware