The median contractor rate for a Senior Oracle DBA was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 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
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 429 416
Rank change year-on-year +30 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.023% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £550 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +25.16% +6.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - -

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 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Oracle DBA in London

Senior Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Oracle DBA in London

Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Oracle DBA in London

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region featuring Senior Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware