Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 10 December 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 61 53
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.50% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.19% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Kent median daily rate £550 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -6.98%
South East median daily rate £450 £480 £431
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.30% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00

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 392 513 470
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 95.35% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 390 329
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £163 £137 £172
90th Percentile £600 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 18
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +60.56% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.55 £9.71
90th Percentile £44.75 £130.10 £23.90
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in Kent over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in Kent

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Break/Fix
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Break/Fix
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Availability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase