Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 93 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Cheshire median daily rate £315 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £285 £350 £331
90th Percentile £366 £489 £416
North West median daily rate £400 £380 £344
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.55% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £43.25 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1275 1376 1963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 93.92% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 996 1304
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £256 £234 £266
90th Percentile £621 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 85
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.10
90th Percentile £34.00 £27.63 £34.80
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Cheshire

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in Cheshire

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in Cheshire

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Warrington +15 2 - -
Knutsford -15 2 £280 -22.76%
Oracle DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cheshire region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (40.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Internal Audit
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam