The median contractor rate for a Oracle DBA was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.95% - 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £353 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 293 408 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.02% 97.61% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 264 188
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Oracle DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Cambridge

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in Cambridge

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Database Security
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (75.00%) DTS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) OCP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Data Guard

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (75.00%) DTS
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Database Security
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCDBA
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) OCP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle