Period
to 14 July 2020

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 > North West
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 198 219
Rank change year-on-year +85 +21 -55
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 20 10 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 0.19% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 4
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71% -
10th Percentile £315 £418 £243
90th Percentile £526 £488 £388
England median daily rate £475 £475 £438
% change year-on-year - +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.44% -4.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 2,349 5,016 5,868
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.96% 94.62% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 3,240 3,643
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £237 £250
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 225 323
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.29 £12.22 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £22.82 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +14.10% +6.95% +1.08%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Oracle DBA in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the North West

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle DBA in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in the North West

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle DBA in the North West over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in the North West

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle DBA in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in the North West

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 11 £500 -
Cheshire +32 6 £322 -
Merseyside +15 2 £475 +5.56%
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 North West region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) Data Guard
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (40.00%) Database Tuning
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Unix
8 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (30.00%) Kerberos
8 6 (30.00%) OLTP
8 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (30.00%) Information Security
8 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (30.00%) High Availability
8 6 (30.00%) Database Security
8 6 (30.00%) Data Structures
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Clusterware
8 6 (30.00%) Security Patching
8 6 (30.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (25.00%) Open Source
9 5 (25.00%) Computer Science

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (30.00%) OLTP
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) VME
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 6 (30.00%) Database Security
3 6 (30.00%) High Availability
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (30.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) Security Patching
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Siebel