The median contractor rate for a Oracle DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database Administrator
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 86 74
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.21% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +7.37% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -8.52% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 842 1457 1334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.71% 96.17% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 790 746
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Law
3 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) Software AG
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Software AG
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods