Period
to 6 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 380 582 692
Rank change year-on-year +202 +110 -103
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 148 234 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 156 111
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £322 £359 £313
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £470 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +1.62% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.49 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.36% -1.28% -9.09%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £39.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.36% -1.28% -5.88%

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 29,333 78,353 88,813
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 94.35% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,543 52,084 58,754
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,180 2,550 2,827
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% +6.95% +1.91%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.15 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.64 £18.00
% change year-on-year +32.38% +9.11% -2.70%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle DBA in England.

Daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle DBA in England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle DBA in England.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +185 51 £488 - 3
South East +147 33 £466 -1.84% 1
North of England +102 20 £400 -15.12% 1
East of England +91 20 £450 - 3
Midlands +76 19 £525 +27.27% 1
West Midlands +56 18 £525 +27.27%
North West +73 12 £325 -31.58%
Yorkshire +70 7 £413 -8.33% 1
South West +71 3 £425 -2.30% 2
North East +34 1 £550 +7.84%
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Oracle
2 134 (90.54%) Oracle Database
3 67 (45.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 57 (38.51%) Linux
5 50 (33.78%) SQL
5 50 (33.78%) Oracle RAC
6 38 (25.68%) Finance
7 34 (22.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (22.97%) Data Guard
7 34 (22.97%) Performance Tuning
8 33 (22.30%) Security Cleared
8 33 (22.30%) Unix
9 32 (21.62%) Oracle Applications
10 30 (20.27%) WebLogic
10 30 (20.27%) SOA
10 30 (20.27%) SC Cleared
10 30 (20.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (17.57%) JIRA
12 25 (16.89%) Confluence
12 25 (16.89%) Migration
12 25 (16.89%) Windows
13 24 (16.22%) Middleware
14 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
15 22 (14.86%) SLA
15 22 (14.86%) AWS
16 21 (14.19%) Oracle RMAN
17 20 (13.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 20 (13.51%) Shell Script
18 19 (12.84%) Oracle ODI
19 18 (12.16%) E-business

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 30 (20.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 30 (20.27%) WebLogic
2 25 (16.89%) Confluence
3 14 (9.46%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 32 (21.62%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (5.41%) assyst
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.73%) Documaker
4 6 (4.05%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.86%) AWS
2 13 (8.78%) Azure
3 3 (2.03%) IaaS
4 2 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Firewall
1 6 (4.05%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.70%) SAN
3 3 (2.03%) Internet
3 3 (2.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (90.54%) Oracle Database
2 67 (45.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 34 (22.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
5 19 (12.84%) Oracle ODI
6 15 (10.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (9.46%) MongoDB
7 14 (9.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
8 12 (8.11%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.76%) MySQL
10 9 (6.08%) OLTP
10 9 (6.08%) RDBMS
10 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (17.57%) JIRA
2 6 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.68%) MSI
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 38 (25.68%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.05%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.22%) Middleware
2 16 (10.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 12 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (4.05%) Web Services
5 4 (2.70%) JDBC
5 4 (2.70%) ODBC
6 3 (2.03%) Node.js
7 1 (0.68%) .NET
7 1 (0.68%) J2EE
7 1 (0.68%) REST
7 1 (0.68%) Spring
7 1 (0.68%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.76%) Replication
3 8 (5.41%) Clustering
4 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.03%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.03%) Wiki
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.51%) Linux
2 33 (22.30%) Unix
3 25 (16.89%) Windows
4 16 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
5 15 (10.14%) Solaris
6 14 (9.46%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.73%) AIX
9 1 (0.68%) VME
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.97%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (20.27%) SOA
3 25 (16.89%) Migration
4 18 (12.16%) E-business
5 17 (11.49%) High Availability
6 16 (10.81%) Release Management
7 15 (10.14%) Test Automation
8 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.43%) DevOps
10 10 (6.76%) ITIL
10 10 (6.76%) Security Patching
11 8 (5.41%) BPEL
12 7 (4.73%) Database Security
12 7 (4.73%) Database Tuning
12 7 (4.73%) Incident Management
13 6 (4.05%) Data Management
13 6 (4.05%) Proactive Monitoring
13 6 (4.05%) Security Management
13 6 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.05%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.78%) SQL
2 20 (13.51%) Shell Script
3 14 (9.46%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.76%) Python
5 9 (6.08%) Perl
5 9 (6.08%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.73%) Korn
6 7 (4.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 6 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.70%) Java
8 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.35%) C#
9 2 (1.35%) COBOL
10 1 (0.68%) AWK
10 1 (0.68%) Jython
10 1 (0.68%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) sed
Qualifications
1 33 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) Degree
4 3 (2.03%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.35%) OCP
6 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (33.78%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.05%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (2.70%) Docker
6 2 (1.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.68%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 34 (22.97%) Data Guard
2 21 (14.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 20 (13.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (5.41%) ZABBIX
5 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 6 (4.05%) Ansible
7 4 (2.70%) Foglight
8 3 (2.03%) Control-M
8 3 (2.03%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (2.03%) Puppet
8 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Netcool
9 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 148 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (11.49%) Sybase
3 14 (9.46%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.41%) AppDynamics
5 8 (5.41%) Dynatrace
5 8 (5.41%) VMware
6 7 (4.73%) Sun
7 6 (4.05%) IBM
8 5 (3.38%) CommVault
9 4 (2.70%) EMC
9 4 (2.70%) Imperva
10 3 (2.03%) Informatica
11 2 (1.35%) Remedy
12 1 (0.68%) HP
12 1 (0.68%) Lumension
12 1 (0.68%) McAfee
12 1 (0.68%) NetApp
12 1 (0.68%) RedGate
12 1 (0.68%) Tableau