Period
to 23 March 2019

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 March 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 63 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +73
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.46% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Kent median daily rate £550 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
South East median daily rate £475 £485 £450
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% +18.42% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 419 499 495
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.27% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 343 354
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £172 £151 £193
90th Percentile £625 £599 £538
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 21
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +126.56% +0.91%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.43 £9.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £43.75 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -8.42%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Oracle DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Kent

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in Kent

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Kent region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Break/Fix

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase