The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 145 125
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 4 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £321 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.91% -2.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2073 2723 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.62% 92.71% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1524 1509
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 60 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -20.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in Scotland

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Edinburgh - 3 £375 -
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Oracle DBA
UK

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

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

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Law
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) DB2
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) NHS
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Apache

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) OC4J
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Software AG
2 1 (9.09%) webMethods