The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 430 495
Rank change year-on-year -52 +65  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 100 205 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.44% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 109 67
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +22.22% -  

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 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in England

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 June 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 -18 33 £488 +11.42% 2
South East +7 20 £485 +21.25% 2
North West +18 18 £350 -6.66% 2
West Midlands +5 8 £360 +10.69%
Yorkshire +11 7 £375 +7.91% 4
South West +5 7 £400 +26.48%
North East +62 3 £310 +3.33% 3
East Midlands -7 2 £388 -16.21%
East of England -10 2 £425 +37.09%
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 216 (100.00%) Oracle
2 195 (90.28%) Oracle Database
3 90 (41.67%) SQL
4 88 (40.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 64 (29.63%) Linux
6 62 (28.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 61 (28.24%) Oracle RAC
8 56 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 56 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
9 50 (23.15%) Security Cleared
10 49 (22.69%) Migration
11 47 (21.76%) Unix
12 43 (19.91%) SC Cleared
13 42 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
14 41 (18.98%) WebLogic
14 41 (18.98%) PL/SQL
15 39 (18.06%) Data Guard
16 37 (17.13%) Oracle EBS
16 37 (17.13%) Finance
16 37 (17.13%) Windows
17 32 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
18 31 (14.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 30 (13.89%) Middleware
20 27 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
20 27 (12.50%) Microsoft
21 26 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (12.04%) Shell Script
22 24 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 23 (10.65%) SOA
23 23 (10.65%) AIX

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 41 (18.98%) WebLogic
2 23 (10.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (4.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.31%) GeoServer
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.46%) Confluence
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (17.13%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (10.65%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (9.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (4.17%) Oracle Utilities
5 5 (2.31%) Siebel CRM
6 4 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.93%) Demantra
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.31%) SaaS
3 4 (1.85%) IaaS
3 4 (1.85%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.24%) Kerberos
1 7 (3.24%) SAN
2 3 (1.39%) SSH
2 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.93%) DMZ
3 2 (0.93%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (90.28%) Oracle Database
2 88 (40.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 56 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 56 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 32 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 19 (8.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (8.80%) Oracle9i Database
6 16 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (6.94%) Relational Database
8 14 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (6.02%) MySQL
9 13 (6.02%) RDBMS
9 13 (6.02%) TKPROF
10 12 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
11 10 (4.63%) Oracle ODI
11 10 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (9.26%) Toad
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.93%) ProC
5 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (17.13%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Banking
3 7 (3.24%) Retail
4 6 (2.78%) Local Government
5 4 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 30 (13.89%) Middleware
3 27 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (3.24%) OAuth2
5 6 (2.78%) REST
5 6 (2.78%) RESTful
5 6 (2.78%) Web Services
6 5 (2.31%) .NET
7 2 (0.93%) OC4J
7 2 (0.93%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.93%) XML
8 1 (0.46%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.46%) ISPF
8 1 (0.46%) J2EE
8 1 (0.46%) Spring
8 1 (0.46%) Web Services Management
8 1 (0.46%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.56%) Clustering
2 9 (4.17%) Replication
3 7 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.31%) HACMP
5 4 (1.85%) Fintech
6 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.93%) RIA
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.63%) Linux
2 47 (21.76%) Unix
3 37 (17.13%) Windows
4 23 (10.65%) AIX
5 17 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.02%) Windows Server
7 12 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (5.09%) Solaris
9 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.39%) HPUX
12 1 (0.46%) MVS
12 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.69%) Migration
2 42 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (10.65%) SOA
5 22 (10.19%) ITIL
6 21 (9.72%) Data Migration
7 19 (8.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (3.70%) Change Management
12 8 (3.70%) CRM
12 8 (3.70%) Investment Management
12 8 (3.70%) Problem Management
13 7 (3.24%) Data Management
13 7 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.24%) ITIL V3
13 7 (3.24%) Patch Management
13 7 (3.24%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.67%) SQL
2 41 (18.98%) PL/SQL
3 26 (12.04%) Shell Script
4 23 (10.65%) Perl
5 18 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.17%) Java
6 9 (4.17%) Python
7 7 (3.24%) Ruby
8 6 (2.78%) C
9 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.39%) Korn
9 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.46%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.46%) REXX
Qualifications
1 50 (23.15%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.63%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.31%) OCP
5 4 (1.85%) Degree
6 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.93%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.93%) MCSE
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.93%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (28.24%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.39%) vSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Corosync
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.46%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 62 (28.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 39 (18.06%) Data Guard
3 24 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 23 (10.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 8 (3.70%) Puppet
6 7 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (2.78%) vRealize
8 4 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.93%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.93%) Packer
9 2 (0.93%) Terraform
10 1 (0.46%) Ansible
10 1 (0.46%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.46%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 216 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.65%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.48%) NetApp
5 12 (5.56%) VMware
6 11 (5.09%) Sybase
7 8 (3.70%) IBM
7 8 (3.70%) Veritas
8 6 (2.78%) EXASOL
8 6 (2.78%) Siebel
9 3 (1.39%) Informatica
9 3 (1.39%) Retek
10 2 (0.93%) HP
10 2 (0.93%) Kofax
10 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.46%) Northgate
11 1 (0.46%) ReadSoft
11 1 (0.46%) Sage
11 1 (0.46%) Teradata
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