The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 149 189
Rank change year-on-year -10 +40  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 5 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.78% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3242 5437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.72% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2629 4189
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the City of London

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in the City of London

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in the City of London

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 City of London region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Toad
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp