Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 491 521
Rank change year-on-year -115 +30 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 234 362 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 242 219
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £300
90th Percentile £557 £531 £501
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
England median hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.10% -6.02% +9.21%
10th Percentile £42.60 £36.95 £32.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £40.00 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +14.10% -6.02% +9.21%

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 86,733 85,247 94,251
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.77% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,185 56,131 61,000
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,529 2,917 3,593
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 January 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 January 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 -96 72 £488 +8.33% 10
South East +4 57 £485 +10.86% 12
North of England -22 54 £375 - 10
Midlands +12 32 £375 - 2
West Midlands +37 31 £375 - 1
North East +41 26 £355 +5.19%
Yorkshire +9 16 £375 -9.09% 8
North West -40 12 £400 +6.67% 2
South West -15 10 £475 +18.75% 2
East of England -16 8 £450 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -7 1 - - 1
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Oracle
2 203 (86.75%) Oracle Database
3 90 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
4 85 (36.32%) SQL
5 83 (35.47%) Data Guard
5 83 (35.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 82 (35.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 69 (29.49%) Linux
8 67 (28.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 66 (28.21%) Migration
10 65 (27.78%) Security Cleared
11 64 (27.35%) Unix
11 64 (27.35%) Performance Tuning
12 49 (20.94%) PL/SQL
13 47 (20.09%) SQL Server
14 46 (19.66%) Oracle Applications
15 37 (15.81%) Shell Script
15 37 (15.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 36 (15.38%) SC Cleared
16 36 (15.38%) High Availability
17 32 (13.68%) Finance
18 31 (13.25%) Oracle EBS
19 30 (12.82%) Oracle BI EE
20 29 (12.39%) Windows
21 28 (11.97%) Clustering
21 28 (11.97%) Middleware
21 28 (11.97%) Data Migration
21 28 (11.97%) Oracle Fusion
22 27 (11.54%) AIX
23 26 (11.11%) 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 26 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 24 (10.26%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (4.27%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.71%) Confluence
5 4 (1.71%) Oracle 10gAS
6 3 (1.28%) Apache
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.43%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 46 (19.66%) Oracle Applications
2 31 (13.25%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (9.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (5.56%) Oracle Utilities
4 13 (5.56%) Siebel CRM
5 7 (2.99%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (2.14%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (2.14%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.85%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) G Suite
2 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.27%) SAN
2 6 (2.56%) Internet
2 6 (2.56%) NAS
3 4 (1.71%) HTTP
4 3 (1.28%) Firewall
4 3 (1.28%) SSL
5 2 (0.85%) DNS
5 2 (0.85%) SMS
6 1 (0.43%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (86.75%) Oracle Database
2 83 (35.47%) Oracle Database 12c
3 67 (28.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 47 (20.09%) SQL Server
5 30 (12.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 26 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 22 (9.40%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (7.26%) Big Data
9 15 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
11 11 (4.70%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (4.70%) RDBMS
12 10 (4.27%) OLAP
12 10 (4.27%) Oracle OLAP
13 9 (3.85%) Pentaho
14 8 (3.42%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (2.99%) MySQL
15 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.71%) Toad
4 3 (1.28%) Subversion
5 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.85%) GitLab
5 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.85%) ProC
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 32 (13.68%) Finance
2 9 (3.85%) Banking
3 8 (3.42%) Retail
4 6 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.71%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Electronics
6 2 (0.85%) French Language
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) International Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.97%) Middleware
1 28 (11.97%) Oracle Fusion
2 20 (8.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 13 (5.56%) JSON
3 13 (5.56%) XML
4 4 (1.71%) WebCenter
5 2 (0.85%) .NET
5 2 (0.85%) DCOM
5 2 (0.85%) OC4J
5 2 (0.85%) YAML
6 1 (0.43%) J2EE
6 1 (0.43%) JRockit
6 1 (0.43%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.43%) REST
6 1 (0.43%) RESTful
6 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.97%) Clustering
2 19 (8.12%) Replication
3 10 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.28%) Fintech
8 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.85%) RIA
9 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exalytics
9 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (29.49%) Linux
2 64 (27.35%) Unix
3 29 (12.39%) Windows
4 27 (11.54%) AIX
5 10 (4.27%) Solaris
6 8 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.85%) SUSE
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.43%) HPUX
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.21%) Migration
2 64 (27.35%) Performance Tuning
3 36 (15.38%) High Availability
4 28 (11.97%) Data Migration
5 26 (11.11%) SOA
6 25 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (7.69%) Data Management
7 18 (7.69%) ITIL
8 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.84%) Data Modelling
9 15 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (5.98%) Coaching
10 14 (5.98%) Collaborative Working
10 14 (5.98%) CRM
10 14 (5.98%) Data Transformation
10 14 (5.98%) Database Tuning
10 14 (5.98%) Master Data Management
10 14 (5.98%) Post-Production
11 13 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
12 12 (5.13%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 85 (36.32%) SQL
2 49 (20.94%) PL/SQL
3 37 (15.81%) Shell Script
4 15 (6.41%) Perl
5 14 (5.98%) Python
6 10 (4.27%) Java
7 8 (3.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (2.56%) Korn
9 5 (2.14%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.28%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.43%) C#
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.12%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.14%) OCP
6 4 (1.71%) Degree
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.28%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 90 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (9.40%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.28%) SRDF
6 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) Corosync
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 83 (35.47%) Data Guard
2 82 (35.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 37 (15.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 18 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 18 (7.69%) Oracle Flashback
5 10 (4.27%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (3.85%) Oracle EDQ
7 6 (2.56%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.28%) Ansible
9 3 (1.28%) Puppet
10 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.85%) SCOM
11 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.43%) Pacemaker
11 1 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 234 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (5.56%) Siebel
2 13 (5.56%) VMware
3 11 (4.70%) Sybase
4 10 (4.27%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.85%) Cognos
6 7 (2.99%) EMC
7 6 (2.56%) HP
8 5 (2.14%) Veritas
9 4 (1.71%) Google
9 4 (1.71%) SAP
10 3 (1.28%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.85%) CA
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco
11 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.85%) IBM
11 2 (0.85%) Micro Focus
11 2 (0.85%) NetApp
11 2 (0.85%) Remedy
11 2 (0.85%) Serena