Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 517 543
Rank change year-on-year -74 +26 -51
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 243 381 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 234 209
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
England median hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +34.48% -23.68%
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +12.82% +34.48% -23.68%

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 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -78 79 £475 +11.76% 3
North of England +30 64 £375 -1.32% 3
South East +4 41 £485 +14.12% 7
Midlands +21 33 £375 +6.38% 1
West Midlands +37 28 £356 +0.92%
North East +67 27 £350 +3.70%
North West -1 25 £400 +2.56% 2
East of England -20 16 £425 +3.03% 2
Yorkshire +15 12 £375 -12.23% 1
South West -3 9 £438 +15.89%
East Midlands -2 3 £338 -14.29% 1
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Oracle
2 215 (88.48%) Oracle Database
3 99 (40.74%) SQL
4 93 (38.27%) Oracle RAC
5 91 (37.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 86 (35.39%) Data Guard
6 86 (35.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 76 (31.28%) Unix
8 75 (30.86%) Migration
8 75 (30.86%) Security Cleared
9 64 (26.34%) Linux
10 61 (25.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 60 (24.69%) Performance Tuning
12 59 (24.28%) PL/SQL
13 43 (17.70%) Oracle Applications
13 43 (17.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 43 (17.70%) SC Cleared
14 40 (16.46%) SQL Server
14 40 (16.46%) Shell Script
15 36 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
16 35 (14.40%) Finance
17 33 (13.58%) High Availability
18 32 (13.17%) Windows
18 32 (13.17%) WebLogic
19 30 (12.35%) Data Migration
20 29 (11.93%) Relational Database
20 29 (11.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 26 (10.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 26 (10.70%) Oracle BI EE
21 26 (10.70%) SOA

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 32 (13.17%) WebLogic
2 26 (10.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (5.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (4.53%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.65%) Oracle 10gAS
6 3 (1.23%) Apache
6 3 (1.23%) Confluence
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.23%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.41%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (17.70%) Oracle Applications
2 36 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (9.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (5.35%) Oracle Utilities
5 8 (3.29%) Siebel CRM
6 7 (2.88%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (2.47%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.41%) Demantra
10 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.23%) IaaS
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) G Suite
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.88%) SAN
2 5 (2.06%) HTTP
3 4 (1.65%) Firewall
3 4 (1.65%) NAS
3 4 (1.65%) SSL
4 3 (1.23%) DNS
4 3 (1.23%) Internet
4 3 (1.23%) SMS
4 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.82%) SSH
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (88.48%) Oracle Database
2 86 (35.39%) Oracle Database 12c
3 61 (25.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 40 (16.46%) SQL Server
5 29 (11.93%) Relational Database
6 26 (10.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 19 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (6.58%) Big Data
10 14 (5.76%) RDBMS
11 13 (5.35%) Oracle Exadata
11 13 (5.35%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (4.53%) OLAP
12 11 (4.53%) Oracle OLAP
12 11 (4.53%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (3.70%) Pentaho
14 7 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (5.76%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (4.53%) Toad
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.82%) ProC
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) Ant
5 1 (0.41%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) Hudson
5 1 (0.41%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) JIRA
5 1 (0.41%) Maven
5 1 (0.41%) MSI
5 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 35 (14.40%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Retail
3 10 (4.12%) Banking
4 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) French Language
6 2 (0.82%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) International Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 25 (10.29%) Middleware
3 23 (9.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (5.76%) XML
5 13 (5.35%) JSON
6 4 (1.65%) .NET
6 4 (1.65%) WebCenter
7 3 (1.23%) YAML
8 2 (0.82%) DCOM
8 2 (0.82%) J2EE
8 2 (0.82%) OC4J
9 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.41%) JRockit
9 1 (0.41%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.41%) REST
9 1 (0.41%) RESTful
9 1 (0.41%) Spring
9 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.82%) Replication
2 17 (7.00%) Clustering
3 10 (4.12%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.47%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.65%) Oracle Exalytics
8 3 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.23%) RIA
9 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Fintech
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.41%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.41%) iPad
10 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.28%) Unix
2 64 (26.34%) Linux
3 32 (13.17%) Windows
4 21 (8.64%) AIX
5 14 (5.76%) Solaris
6 8 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.65%) HPUX
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.23%) SUSE
8 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.86%) Migration
2 60 (24.69%) Performance Tuning
3 33 (13.58%) High Availability
4 30 (12.35%) Data Migration
5 26 (10.70%) SOA
6 25 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (8.23%) ITIL
8 18 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.17%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.76%) Coaching
10 14 (5.76%) Collaborative Working
10 14 (5.76%) Data Management
10 14 (5.76%) Data Transformation
10 14 (5.76%) ETL
10 14 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (5.76%) Post-Production
11 13 (5.35%) Analytics
11 13 (5.35%) Data Cleansing
11 13 (5.35%) Database Tuning
12 12 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (40.74%) SQL
2 59 (24.28%) PL/SQL
3 40 (16.46%) Shell Script
4 15 (6.17%) Perl
5 14 (5.76%) Java
5 14 (5.76%) Python
6 8 (3.29%) Korn
7 6 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.82%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.41%) C#
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) Scala
10 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (30.86%) Security Cleared
2 43 (17.70%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.23%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.65%) Degree
5 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.23%) OCP
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.82%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (38.27%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (7.82%) Oracle Clusterware
3 7 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.47%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.23%) SRDF
6 1 (0.41%) Corosync
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 91 (37.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 86 (35.39%) Data Guard
3 43 (17.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (7.00%) Oracle Flashback
5 12 (4.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 12 (4.94%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (3.70%) Oracle EDQ
7 8 (3.29%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.82%) Ansible
9 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.82%) Puppet
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.41%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 243 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (4.12%) Veritas
3 9 (3.70%) Cognos
3 9 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.29%) Siebel
5 7 (2.88%) HP
5 7 (2.88%) VMware
6 6 (2.47%) EMC
6 6 (2.47%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.47%) Sybase
7 5 (2.06%) NetApp
8 3 (1.23%) SAP
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco
9 2 (0.82%) Google
9 2 (0.82%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.82%) RedGate
10 1 (0.41%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.41%) Lumension
10 1 (0.41%) Netezza
10 1 (0.41%) Veeam