Period
to 9 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £464 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 558 686 622
Rank change year-on-year +128 -64 -113
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 198 185 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 119 123
England median daily rate £464 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £319 £325 £306
90th Percentile £550 £575 £558
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 69,169 90,522 89,533
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 94.80% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 45,762 60,699 59,884
England median daily rate £463 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,585 2,745 2,602
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% -2.41% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.81
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.37 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +7.60% -3.74% +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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 58 £475 +5.56% 3
North of England +53 57 £466 +9.59% 9
Midlands +66 27 £464 +23.73% 2
Yorkshire +50 27 £459 +11.21% 2
West Midlands +44 24 £464 +7.91% 1
South West +8 22 £443 -1.67% 4
South East +29 18 £419 -6.94%
North West +24 17 £419 +3.08% 7
North East +34 13 £510 -2.86%
East of England +43 10 £450 +4.96% 3
East Midlands +21 1 - - 1
Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Oracle
2 183 (92.42%) Oracle Database
3 84 (42.42%) Oracle Database 12c
4 80 (40.40%) Oracle RAC
5 74 (37.37%) Security Cleared
6 68 (34.34%) Data Guard
6 68 (34.34%) SQL
7 65 (32.83%) Linux
8 59 (29.80%) SC Cleared
9 57 (28.79%) Unix
10 49 (24.75%) SQL Server
11 45 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 43 (21.72%) Oracle RMAN
13 42 (21.21%) Shell Script
14 41 (20.71%) PL/SQL
15 39 (19.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 36 (18.18%) MySQL
17 34 (17.17%) Performance Tuning
18 32 (16.16%) Migration
18 32 (16.16%) PostgreSQL
19 31 (15.66%) Windows
20 25 (12.63%) WebLogic
21 23 (11.62%) ITIL
22 22 (11.11%) Finance
22 22 (11.11%) Public Sector
23 21 (10.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
23 21 (10.61%) Banking
23 21 (10.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
23 21 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 20 (10.10%) Oracle Applications

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 25 (12.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.02%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.01%) Confluence
5 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (10.10%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (7.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (1.01%) Minerva
5 2 (1.01%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.51%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.04%) AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) GCP
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.53%) WebEx
2 4 (2.02%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) DMZ
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (92.42%) Oracle Database
2 84 (42.42%) Oracle Database 12c
3 49 (24.75%) SQL Server
4 45 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 36 (18.18%) MySQL
6 32 (16.16%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 11 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (5.05%) Oracle OWB
10 9 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
11 8 (4.04%) Big Data
11 8 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.02%) JIRA
4 2 (1.01%) Hudson
4 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 22 (11.11%) Finance
1 22 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 21 (10.61%) Banking
3 4 (2.02%) Back Office
3 4 (2.02%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.02%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Electronics
4 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.01%) Marketing
4 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.51%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) International Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (4.04%) Middleware
3 3 (1.52%) Spring
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) REST
4 1 (0.51%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.51%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Clustering
2 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.07%) Replication
4 4 (2.02%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.01%) EPoS
6 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) Derivative
6 1 (0.51%) HACMP
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.83%) Linux
2 57 (28.79%) Unix
3 31 (15.66%) Windows
4 21 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (8.08%) Solaris
6 9 (4.55%) AIX
7 4 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.52%) CentOS
9 1 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (16.16%) Migration
3 23 (11.62%) ITIL
4 20 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (9.09%) Open Source
6 15 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.06%) High Availability
8 11 (5.56%) Change Control
9 10 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (5.05%) Data Security
10 9 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.55%) CRM
10 9 (4.55%) ETL
10 9 (4.55%) Task Automation
11 8 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.04%) DevOps
11 8 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.03%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.03%) ITIL V2
12 6 (3.03%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 68 (34.34%) SQL
2 42 (21.21%) Shell Script
3 41 (20.71%) PL/SQL
4 16 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 13 (6.57%) Perl
6 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.52%) Java
7 2 (1.01%) AWK
7 2 (1.01%) C-shell
7 2 (1.01%) Korn
7 2 (1.01%) REXX
8 1 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (37.37%) Security Cleared
2 59 (29.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.05%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (4.04%) OCA
4 8 (4.04%) OCP
5 7 (3.54%) Degree
5 7 (3.54%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.01%) HND
8 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (40.40%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.03%) OCFS2
3 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (34.34%) Data Guard
2 43 (21.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 39 (19.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 21 (10.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.01%) SCOM
7 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) Opsview
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 198 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (7.58%) Sybase
3 9 (4.55%) HP
3 9 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.54%) IBM
4 7 (3.54%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.03%) Veritas
6 3 (1.52%) Imperva
6 3 (1.52%) Informatica
6 3 (1.52%) Varonis
7 2 (1.01%) Citrix
7 2 (1.01%) Google
7 2 (1.01%) NetApp
7 2 (1.01%) OpenText
7 2 (1.01%) SAP
7 2 (1.01%) Siebel
8 1 (0.51%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.51%) Northgate
8 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) Progress