The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Oracle Database Administrator
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 357 384
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 33 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 23
Median daily rate £488 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £324 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +22.22% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in London

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in London

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in London

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in London

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London -7 4 £525 +23.52%
Croydon - 2 £500 -
Oracle DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 London region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Oracle
2 76 (87.36%) Oracle Database
3 30 (34.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (29.89%) Linux
5 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 23 (26.44%) Finance
7 22 (25.29%) SQL
8 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
9 20 (22.99%) Oracle RAC
9 20 (22.99%) Oracle Database 12c
10 19 (21.84%) Unix
11 18 (20.69%) Migration
12 16 (18.39%) Data Guard
13 14 (16.09%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (14.94%) Oracle EBS R12
14 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (13.79%) NetApp
15 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
15 12 (13.79%) Data Migration
15 12 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
16 11 (12.64%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
16 11 (12.64%) Sybase
16 11 (12.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL
17 10 (11.49%) Oracle Applications
18 9 (10.34%) Shell Script
18 9 (10.34%) Perl
18 9 (10.34%) SOA
18 9 (10.34%) Banking

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.15%) SAS
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (11.49%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) SaaS
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.60%) IaaS
3 4 (4.60%) PaaS
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) SAN
2 2 (2.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (87.36%) Oracle Database
2 30 (34.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 20 (22.99%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (12.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (8.05%) MySQL
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (6.90%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (5.75%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.60%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
11 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.30%) ProC
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (4.60%) Middleware
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.30%) OC4J
4 2 (2.30%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.30%) XML
5 1 (1.15%) .NET
5 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Clustering
2 4 (4.60%) Fintech
3 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Linux
2 19 (21.84%) Unix
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Windows
5 4 (4.60%) AIX
6 3 (3.45%) Solaris
7 2 (2.30%) HPUX
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) Migration
2 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.79%) Data Migration
4 9 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.34%) SOA
5 8 (9.20%) Investment Management
5 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.05%) ITIL
6 7 (8.05%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Change Management
7 6 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.75%) DevOps
8 5 (5.75%) ETL
8 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.60%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (4.60%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (3.45%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL
3 9 (10.34%) Perl
3 9 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.20%) Java
4 8 (9.20%) Python
5 7 (8.05%) Ruby
6 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.45%) Korn
7 2 (2.30%) C
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.15%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.30%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Data Guard
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.05%) Puppet
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.30%) Pacemaker
6 2 (2.30%) Packer
6 2 (2.30%) Terraform
6 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (13.79%) NetApp
3 11 (12.64%) Sybase
4 6 (6.90%) EXASOL
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.45%) Informatica
6 3 (3.45%) Retek
7 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.15%) Google
7 1 (1.15%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.15%) HP
7 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.15%) Northgate
7 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow