Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 666 609 520
Rank change year-on-year -57 -89 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 185 236 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 125 229
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £35.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +23.20% -
10th Percentile £39.00 £40.38 £32.47
90th Percentile £40.20 £53.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £35.72
% change year-on-year -9.09% +23.20% -

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 88,586 86,715 93,406
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.90% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,989 57,512 61,487
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,800 2,552 2,999
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% +3.89% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
South East +15 61 £450 -6.25% 4
London -27 58 £450 -1.32% 9
North of England -63 30 £425 +13.33% 3
Yorkshire -18 16 £413 +10.00% 1
South West -17 14 £423 -8.40% 3
Midlands -33 14 £375 -1.64% 5
North East -18 8 £525 +57.89% 2
East Midlands +9 7 £364 +7.85% 2
West Midlands -33 7 £425 +13.33% 3
North West -32 6 £413 +3.13%
East of England -2 5 £375 -11.76%
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Oracle
2 165 (89.19%) Oracle Database
3 81 (43.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 73 (39.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 67 (36.22%) Linux
6 64 (34.59%) Data Guard
7 62 (33.51%) SQL
7 62 (33.51%) Performance Tuning
8 58 (31.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 56 (30.27%) Unix
10 46 (24.86%) Oracle RAC
11 41 (22.16%) SQL Server
12 38 (20.54%) Oracle Reports
12 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
13 36 (19.46%) Finance
14 32 (17.30%) PL/SQL
14 32 (17.30%) ITIL
15 31 (16.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 27 (14.59%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (14.05%) Shell Script
17 26 (14.05%) SOA
17 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
17 26 (14.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 25 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
18 25 (13.51%) Oracle Certification
19 24 (12.97%) Middleware
19 24 (12.97%) Oracle Applications
20 23 (12.43%) Migration
20 23 (12.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 23 (12.43%) MySQL

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 26 (14.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (9.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.24%) JBoss
5 5 (2.70%) CMS
6 3 (1.62%) IIS
6 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.54%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (12.97%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (7.03%) Oracle Utilities
3 13 (7.03%) Siebel CRM
4 5 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (1.08%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.54%) Finacle
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.95%) IaaS
3 6 (3.24%) PaaS
4 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) Firewall
1 5 (2.70%) SAN
2 2 (1.08%) DHCP
2 2 (1.08%) DNS
2 2 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) DMZ
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (89.19%) Oracle Database
2 81 (43.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 73 (39.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 41 (22.16%) SQL Server
5 38 (20.54%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (12.43%) MySQL
6 23 (12.43%) Oracle BI EE
7 22 (11.89%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (9.19%) Oracle ODI
9 17 (9.19%) Relational Database
10 12 (6.49%) RDBMS
11 11 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (3.78%) MongoDB
12 7 (3.78%) NoSQL
13 6 (3.24%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (2.70%) Big Data
15 4 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
15 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.70%) ERwin
3 5 (2.70%) JIRA
3 5 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.16%) Toad
5 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.08%) MSI
5 2 (1.08%) ProC
5 2 (1.08%) PVCS
6 1 (0.54%) Ant
6 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (19.46%) Finance
2 9 (4.86%) Banking
3 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Electronics
5 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
6 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 25 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 24 (12.97%) Middleware
4 4 (2.16%) Web Services
5 2 (1.08%) J2EE
5 2 (1.08%) OC4J
6 1 (0.54%) Flash
6 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.54%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.54%) XSL
6 1 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.81%) Clustering
2 12 (6.49%) Replication
3 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.08%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.54%) Fintech
7 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.22%) Linux
2 56 (30.27%) Unix
3 22 (11.89%) Windows
4 21 (11.35%) AIX
5 18 (9.73%) Solaris
6 9 (4.86%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.62%) OpenVMS
8 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.62%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.08%) CentOS
9 2 (1.08%) SUSE
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.51%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (17.30%) ITIL
3 27 (14.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (14.05%) SOA
5 23 (12.43%) Migration
6 22 (11.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 21 (11.35%) Database Tuning
8 16 (8.65%) Capacity Management
9 15 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (8.11%) CRM
9 15 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (7.03%) Master Data Management
10 13 (7.03%) WFM
11 11 (5.95%) Database Security
12 10 (5.41%) Change Control
13 9 (4.86%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.32%) Business Continuity
14 8 (4.32%) Open Source
15 7 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (3.78%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.51%) SQL
2 32 (17.30%) PL/SQL
3 26 (14.05%) Shell Script
4 17 (9.19%) Java
4 17 (9.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 14 (7.57%) Python
6 6 (3.24%) Perl
7 4 (2.16%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.62%) C#
8 3 (1.62%) Korn
9 2 (1.08%) C
9 2 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 25 (13.51%) Oracle Certification
4 22 (11.89%) OCP
5 10 (5.41%) Degree
6 5 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.54%) CISM
9 1 (0.54%) CISSP
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.54%) MCSA
9 1 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (24.86%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 64 (34.59%) Data Guard
2 58 (31.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 23 (12.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (7.57%) Foglight
5 10 (5.41%) Ansible
6 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.62%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.62%) Terraform
9 2 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.54%) Packer
10 1 (0.54%) SCOM
10 1 (0.54%) systemd
Vendors
1 185 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.57%) Imperva
4 13 (7.03%) Siebel
5 11 (5.95%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.32%) IBM
6 8 (4.32%) SAP
7 7 (3.78%) Sybase
8 6 (3.24%) Adobe
9 5 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (2.16%) VMware
11 3 (1.62%) Cognos
11 3 (1.62%) HP
11 3 (1.62%) NetApp
11 3 (1.62%) Sun
12 2 (1.08%) Lumension
12 2 (1.08%) McAfee
13 1 (0.54%) Fujitsu
13 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.54%) Veritas