Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 13 December 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
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 56 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.90% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.67% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Cardiff median daily rate £420 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +2.40% +15.38%
10th Percentile £252 £353 £308
90th Percentile £448 £470 £413
South Wales median daily rate £420 £384 £431
% change year-on-year +9.38% -10.96% +32.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 861 601 540
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 96.47% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 409 409
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +9.49%
10th Percentile £275 £150 £176
90th Percentile £580 £488 £525
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 30
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -12.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £10.73
90th Percentile £128.75 £24.09 £34.83
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -3.23% -3.13%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Cardiff

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in Cardiff

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in Cardiff over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in Cardiff

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in Cardiff

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 Cardiff region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (37.50%) DB2
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Database Theory
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle