Period
to 27 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 April 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 644 532 568
Rank change year-on-year -112 +36 -49
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 211 276 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 177 200
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £358 £313 £300
90th Percentile £549 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.90% -
10th Percentile £40.30 £36.50 £34.00
90th Percentile £46.15 £45.35 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.63
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.90% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,876 79,998 93,459
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.86% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,195 52,373 61,228
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £615 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,732 2,700 3,038
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +10.14%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.03 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% +14.71%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 27 April 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 27 April 2018. 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
London -91 75 £450 -5.26% 9
South East +18 74 £485 +7.78% 4
North of England -67 24 £375 +3.81% 5
Midlands +1 14 £413 +11.86% 3
Yorkshire -24 14 £375 - 4
West Midlands -4 13 £413 -2.94% 3
South West -6 11 £475 - 4
East of England -12 9 £450 +29.96% 4
North West -30 9 £350 -4.11% 1
North East -6 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 England region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 211 (100.00%) Oracle
2 178 (84.36%) Oracle Database
3 80 (37.91%) SQL
4 76 (36.02%) Oracle RAC
5 73 (34.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 72 (34.12%) Linux
7 71 (33.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 71 (33.65%) Data Guard
8 67 (31.75%) Unix
9 61 (28.91%) Oracle RMAN
10 59 (27.96%) Performance Tuning
11 54 (25.59%) SQL Server
12 47 (22.27%) PL/SQL
13 46 (21.80%) Migration
14 44 (20.85%) Finance
15 42 (19.91%) Oracle Applications
16 41 (19.43%) Shell Script
17 35 (16.59%) Windows
18 34 (16.11%) Clustering
19 33 (15.64%) AIX
19 33 (15.64%) Oracle BI EE
20 31 (14.69%) Security Cleared
21 30 (14.22%) Oracle Reports
22 29 (13.74%) Middleware
23 28 (13.27%) SOA
23 28 (13.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
24 27 (12.80%) Root Cause Analysis
24 27 (12.80%) Oracle Fusion
24 27 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
25 25 (11.85%) Oracle EBS

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 28 (13.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (9.48%) Oracle Service Bus
3 19 (9.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.42%) Confluence
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 42 (19.91%) Oracle Applications
2 25 (11.85%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (10.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (9.48%) Siebel CRM
5 17 (8.06%) Oracle Utilities
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (1.42%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (1.42%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.90%) IaaS
2 3 (1.42%) G Suite
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.27%) SAN
2 6 (2.84%) Internet
3 2 (0.95%) NAS
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (84.36%) Oracle Database
2 73 (34.60%) Oracle Database 12c
3 71 (33.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 54 (25.59%) SQL Server
5 33 (15.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 30 (14.22%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (11.37%) Oracle ODI
9 21 (9.95%) Relational Database
10 19 (9.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (8.53%) Oracle Exadata
12 15 (7.11%) Big Data
13 13 (6.16%) MySQL
14 10 (4.74%) RDBMS
15 6 (2.84%) Sybase IQ
16 5 (2.37%) DB2
16 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
17 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
17 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (11.37%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.95%) ERwin
3 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.95%) GitLab
3 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.95%) Subversion
3 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 44 (20.85%) Finance
2 17 (8.06%) Banking
3 10 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Electronics
6 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 3 (1.42%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.74%) Middleware
2 27 (12.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (7.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (4.74%) XML
5 9 (4.27%) JSON
6 4 (1.90%) Web Services
7 2 (0.95%) YAML
8 1 (0.47%) .NET
8 1 (0.47%) CSS
8 1 (0.47%) DCOM
8 1 (0.47%) HTML
8 1 (0.47%) JSP
8 1 (0.47%) REST
8 1 (0.47%) Servlets
8 1 (0.47%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.11%) Clustering
2 16 (7.58%) Replication
3 11 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.95%) Fintech
7 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 72 (34.12%) Linux
2 67 (31.75%) Unix
3 35 (16.59%) Windows
4 33 (15.64%) AIX
5 13 (6.16%) Solaris
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.96%) Performance Tuning
2 46 (21.80%) Migration
3 28 (13.27%) SOA
4 27 (12.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 24 (11.37%) High Availability
6 21 (9.95%) CRM
7 20 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (9.00%) Master Data Management
9 17 (8.06%) WFM
10 16 (7.58%) Database Tuning
10 16 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (7.11%) Data Migration
12 14 (6.64%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (6.16%) Data Modelling
14 11 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (4.74%) Coaching
15 10 (4.74%) Problem Management
15 10 (4.74%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (4.27%) Collaborative Working
16 9 (4.27%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 80 (37.91%) SQL
2 47 (22.27%) PL/SQL
3 41 (19.43%) Shell Script
4 20 (9.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 16 (7.58%) Perl
6 11 (5.21%) Korn
7 9 (4.27%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.27%) Python
8 8 (3.79%) Java
9 7 (3.32%) PHP
10 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.42%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.64%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.69%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (3.32%) Degree
6 5 (2.37%) OCP
7 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 76 (36.02%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (8.53%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.47%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 71 (33.65%) Data Guard
2 61 (28.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (11.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 24 (11.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (5.69%) Oracle Flashback
6 10 (4.74%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.90%) Ansible
8 3 (1.42%) Puppet
9 2 (0.95%) Automic
9 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.95%) SCOM
10 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.47%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 211 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (9.48%) Siebel
3 13 (6.16%) Sybase
4 9 (4.27%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.79%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.79%) VMware
6 5 (2.37%) Capita
7 4 (1.90%) SAP
8 3 (1.42%) Delphix
8 3 (1.42%) Google
8 3 (1.42%) NetApp
8 3 (1.42%) Northgate
9 2 (0.95%) CA
9 2 (0.95%) EMC
9 2 (0.95%) HP
9 2 (0.95%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.95%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.95%) Remedy
9 2 (0.95%) Serena
9 2 (0.95%) Veeam