Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 677 599 535
Rank change year-on-year -78 -64 +53
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 194 232 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 134 203
England median daily rate £425 £446 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.42% +4.00%
10th Percentile £326 £305 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £389
% change year-on-year - +9.32% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 8
England median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +13.16% -
10th Percentile £40.20 £36.60 £32.75
90th Percentile £42.60 £45.90 £41.01
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £42.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year -2.96% +11.18% -

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 89,360 83,878 96,708
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,161 54,726 63,738
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £259
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,881 2,688 2,831
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -56 71 £450 -0.66% 3
South East -8 59 £450 -5.26% 6
North of England -49 27 £413 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire -16 15 £413 +10.00% 1
South West +3 12 £408 -1.33% 1
East of England +2 11 £420 -1.18% 1
Midlands -16 8 £425 +9.68% 5
West Midlands -27 7 £425 +1.19% 5
North West -44 7 £350 -3.45% 3
North East -2 5 £526 +69.76%
East Midlands 0 1 £450 +24.14%
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Oracle
2 166 (85.57%) Oracle Database
3 81 (41.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 73 (37.63%) Data Guard
5 67 (34.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 67 (34.54%) SQL
6 66 (34.02%) Linux
7 64 (32.99%) Unix
7 64 (32.99%) Oracle RAC
8 54 (27.84%) SQL Server
9 53 (27.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 48 (24.74%) Performance Tuning
11 41 (21.13%) Finance
12 36 (18.56%) Migration
12 36 (18.56%) PL/SQL
13 35 (18.04%) Shell Script
14 34 (17.53%) Windows
15 32 (16.49%) Oracle Reports
16 31 (15.98%) Oracle Applications
16 31 (15.98%) Security Cleared
17 29 (14.95%) Clustering
18 28 (14.43%) AIX
19 27 (13.92%) Oracle BI EE
20 26 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
20 26 (13.40%) Middleware
20 26 (13.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 25 (12.89%) MySQL
22 24 (12.37%) SOA
22 24 (12.37%) Root Cause Analysis
22 24 (12.37%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 24 (12.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (9.28%) Oracle Service Bus
2 18 (9.28%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 31 (15.98%) Oracle Applications
2 21 (10.82%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (9.28%) Siebel CRM
4 16 (8.25%) Oracle Utilities
5 11 (5.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.03%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.52%) Finacle
8 1 (0.52%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.52%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.52%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.58%) IaaS
2 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) SAN
2 4 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) DMZ
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (85.57%) Oracle Database
2 81 (41.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 67 (34.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 54 (27.84%) SQL Server
5 32 (16.49%) Oracle Reports
6 27 (13.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 26 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (12.89%) MySQL
9 23 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (9.79%) Oracle ODI
11 16 (8.25%) Oracle Exadata
11 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
12 12 (6.19%) RDBMS
13 9 (4.64%) MongoDB
14 8 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (3.09%) DB2
15 6 (3.09%) Sybase IQ
16 5 (2.58%) Big Data
16 5 (2.58%) Oracle9i Database
17 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (11.34%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.55%) JIRA
3 2 (1.03%) ERwin
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.03%) Toad
4 1 (0.52%) Ant
4 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.52%) ProC
4 1 (0.52%) PVCS
General
1 41 (21.13%) Finance
2 19 (9.79%) Banking
3 6 (3.09%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) French Language
6 1 (0.52%) Front Office
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.40%) Middleware
1 26 (13.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 22 (11.34%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.58%) Web Services
4 2 (1.03%) YAML
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) Flash
5 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) J2EE
5 1 (0.52%) JSP
5 1 (0.52%) OC4J
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) Servlets
5 1 (0.52%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) XSL
5 1 (0.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.95%) Clustering
2 16 (8.25%) Replication
3 8 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Fintech
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exalogic
8 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 66 (34.02%) Linux
2 64 (32.99%) Unix
3 34 (17.53%) Windows
4 28 (14.43%) AIX
5 21 (10.82%) Solaris
6 7 (3.61%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.03%) SUSE
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.74%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (18.56%) Migration
3 24 (12.37%) Root Cause Analysis
3 24 (12.37%) SOA
4 21 (10.82%) CRM
5 19 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (8.25%) Master Data Management
6 16 (8.25%) WFM
7 13 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (6.19%) High Availability
9 11 (5.67%) ITIL
10 10 (5.15%) Database Tuning
10 10 (5.15%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (4.64%) Database Security
11 9 (4.64%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.12%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.61%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.54%) SQL
2 36 (18.56%) PL/SQL
3 35 (18.04%) Shell Script
4 18 (9.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 15 (7.73%) Python
6 14 (7.22%) Java
6 14 (7.22%) Perl
7 13 (6.70%) Korn
8 8 (4.12%) PHP
8 8 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.06%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.03%) C
11 1 (0.52%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.52%) C#
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.98%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.25%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (5.67%) Degree
5 9 (4.64%) OCP
6 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.52%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (32.99%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.06%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 73 (37.63%) Data Guard
2 53 (27.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (11.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (8.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 9 (4.64%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (4.12%) Ansible
7 3 (1.55%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.52%) SCOM
9 1 (0.52%) systemd
9 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 194 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.28%) Siebel
3 11 (5.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.12%) Sybase
5 6 (3.09%) NetApp
6 4 (2.06%) Capita
6 4 (2.06%) VMware
7 3 (1.55%) Cognos
7 3 (1.55%) SAP
7 3 (1.55%) Sun
8 2 (1.03%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.03%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) Anite
9 1 (0.52%) BT
9 1 (0.52%) Gigya
9 1 (0.52%) HP
9 1 (0.52%) Northgate
9 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.52%) Veritas