The median contractor rate for a Oracle DBA was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
Rank 463 493 452
Rank change year-on-year +30 -41  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 115 119 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 73 76
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +7.37% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 54 £475 +15.85% 2
South East +17 26 £450 +15.38% 3
North West +31 13 £365 +4.28% 2
Yorkshire +8 8 £340 -7.79% 3
South West -1 6 £438 +13.63% 2
East of England -1 4 £293 - 4
North East - 3 £360 -
West Midlands +4 2 £425 +6.11%
East Midlands -4 1 - - 3
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 320 (100.00%) Oracle
2 280 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 109 (34.06%) SQL
4 106 (33.13%) Linux
5 102 (31.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 101 (31.56%) Unix
7 92 (28.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 80 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 80 (25.00%) Data Guard
9 79 (24.69%) Oracle EBS
10 74 (23.13%) Performance Tuning
11 73 (22.81%) SC Cleared
12 72 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
13 68 (21.25%) SQL Server
14 65 (20.31%) Oracle RMAN
15 62 (19.38%) Oracle EBS R12
16 60 (18.75%) Windows
17 56 (17.50%) Finance
18 53 (16.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 51 (15.94%) ITIL
20 45 (14.06%) WebLogic
20 45 (14.06%) Oracle Database 10g
21 44 (13.75%) PL/SQL
22 43 (13.44%) Migration
23 40 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
24 38 (11.88%) Microsoft
24 38 (11.88%) Middleware
25 37 (11.56%) Change Management
26 36 (11.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
27 35 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 45 (14.06%) WebLogic
2 35 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (8.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (4.06%) Confluence
5 7 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (1.88%) nginx
7 4 (1.25%) Tuxedo
8 3 (0.94%) Apache
8 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.94%) GeoServer
8 3 (0.94%) JBoss
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.94%) WildFly
9 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 79 (24.69%) Oracle EBS
2 62 (19.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (10.31%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (4.38%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.38%) IaaS
1 30 (9.38%) PaaS
1 30 (9.38%) SaaS
2 11 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.25%) GitHub
4 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.81%) DMZ
2 8 (2.50%) LDAP
3 6 (1.88%) SAN
4 5 (1.56%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.25%) DNS
5 4 (1.25%) Firewall
5 4 (1.25%) SSL
6 2 (0.63%) FTP
6 2 (0.63%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 102 (31.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 92 (28.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 68 (21.25%) SQL Server
5 45 (14.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 40 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 30 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 24 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (7.19%) MySQL
10 21 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (5.63%) Oracle9i Database
12 16 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (5.00%) Relational Database
13 15 (4.69%) RDBMS
14 11 (3.44%) DB2
14 11 (3.44%) Ingres
14 11 (3.44%) Oracle Discoverer
14 11 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (2.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 13 (4.06%) JIRA
2 10 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.13%) Toad
3 9 (2.81%) Bitbucket
3 9 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.94%) CA Gen
7 2 (0.63%) ProC
8 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.31%) JUnit
8 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 56 (17.50%) Finance
2 15 (4.69%) Banking
2 15 (4.69%) Retail
3 6 (1.88%) Local Government
4 5 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.63%) Electronics
6 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Marketing
6 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 38 (11.88%) Middleware
3 28 (8.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.88%) Web Services
5 5 (1.56%) OAuth2
6 4 (1.25%) .NET
6 4 (1.25%) REST
6 4 (1.25%) RESTful
7 2 (0.63%) OC4J
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (0.63%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.63%) XML
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.31%) iBATIS
8 1 (0.31%) ICEfaces
8 1 (0.31%) JSF
8 1 (0.31%) LAMP
8 1 (0.31%) Spring
8 1 (0.31%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.31%) Replication
2 13 (4.06%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.81%) Clustering
4 9 (2.81%) Reference Data
5 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.56%) HACMP
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle Licensing
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.31%) DataPower
9 1 (0.31%) Fintech
9 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.31%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 106 (33.13%) Linux
2 101 (31.56%) Unix
3 60 (18.75%) Windows
4 29 (9.06%) AIX
5 20 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (4.69%) Solaris
7 14 (4.38%) Windows Server
8 11 (3.44%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.19%) SUSE
10 7 (2.19%) zOS
11 6 (1.88%) HPUX
11 6 (1.88%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.56%) MVS
13 3 (0.94%) VME
13 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.31%) CentOS
14 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.13%) Performance Tuning
2 51 (15.94%) ITIL
3 43 (13.44%) Migration
4 37 (11.56%) Change Management
5 35 (10.94%) SOA
6 34 (10.63%) High Availability
7 27 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (8.44%) Data Management
8 26 (8.13%) DevOps
8 26 (8.13%) Open Source
9 24 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (6.25%) Data Migration
12 19 (5.94%) ETL
12 19 (5.94%) Problem Management
13 18 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (5.31%) PRINCE2
15 15 (4.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 13 (4.06%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 109 (34.06%) SQL
2 44 (13.75%) PL/SQL
3 29 (9.06%) Shell Script
4 23 (7.19%) Perl
5 14 (4.38%) Python
6 12 (3.75%) Java
6 12 (3.75%) Ruby
7 11 (3.44%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.44%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.56%) C
10 4 (1.25%) Korn
11 3 (0.94%) COBOL
12 1 (0.31%) C#
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.81%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (3.13%) OCP
5 7 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.25%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.25%) Degree
7 4 (1.25%) MCSE
8 3 (0.94%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.94%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.31%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CLAS
9 1 (0.31%) MCTS
9 1 (0.31%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.31%) OCA
9 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.44%) SLA
2 6 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 72 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (4.69%) Corosync
3 7 (2.19%) Oracle Clusterware
4 6 (1.88%) Docker
4 6 (1.88%) Squid
5 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.63%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 80 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 65 (20.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 36 (11.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 33 (10.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 17 (5.31%) Puppet
6 15 (4.69%) Pacemaker
7 9 (2.81%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.50%) Ansible
9 7 (2.19%) SCOM
10 4 (1.25%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (1.25%) Nagios
10 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.25%) vRealize
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Statspack
13 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
13 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 320 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 14 (4.38%) Hyperion
4 14 (4.38%) Sybase
4 14 (4.38%) VMware
5 11 (3.44%) IBM
5 11 (3.44%) NetApp
6 6 (1.88%) SAP
7 5 (1.56%) EXASOL
8 4 (1.25%) Remedy
8 4 (1.25%) Siebel
8 4 (1.25%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.94%) CA
9 3 (0.94%) Informatica
9 3 (0.94%) Veritas
10 2 (0.63%) IDERA
10 2 (0.63%) Retek
10 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.63%) Teradata
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