The median contractor rate for a Senior Oracle DBA was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Senior Oracle Database Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 607 599
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.015% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £485 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £381 £363
% change year-on-year +27.21% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Oracle DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Oracle DBA in England

Senior Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Oracle DBA in England

Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Oracle DBA in England

Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 2 - -
South East - 2 £485 -
London +20 1 £550 - 2
Senior Oracle DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) IaaS
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 3 (30.00%) PaaS
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) DB2

Senior 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) Tuxedo
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (10.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) TKPROF
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
2 1 (10.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) MVS
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware