The median contractor rate for a Oracle DBA was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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.

Oracle Database Administrator
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 239 242
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 26 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 16
Median daily rate £450 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the South East

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in the South East

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in the South East

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Hampshire +16 19 £450 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Berkshire +20 1 £500 +11.11%
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 39 (95.12%) Oracle Database
3 24 (58.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (53.66%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (46.34%) Linux
6 18 (43.90%) SQL
7 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
8 16 (39.02%) Unix
9 15 (36.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (34.15%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (34.15%) Windows
10 14 (34.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
11 13 (31.71%) AIX
11 13 (31.71%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (29.27%) Data Guard
13 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
14 9 (21.95%) Middleware
14 9 (21.95%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
15 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
15 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
15 8 (19.51%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (19.51%) Migration
16 7 (17.07%) VMware
16 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.88%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.44%) Infor M3
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.44%) DMZ
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (95.12%) Oracle Database
2 24 (58.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (36.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (31.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
7 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (12.20%) MySQL
9 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (7.32%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (7.32%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (2.44%) QlikView
12 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
12 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.32%) Toad
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Middleware
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) OAuth2
4 3 (7.32%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) iBATIS
6 1 (2.44%) ICEfaces
6 1 (2.44%) JSF
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services Management
6 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) HACMP
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 16 (39.02%) Unix
3 14 (34.15%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) AIX
5 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (7.32%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Migration
1 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) SOA
4 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Build Automation
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Data Management
5 3 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (7.32%) Master Data Management
5 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) WFM
6 2 (4.88%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (12.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (29.27%) Data Guard
3 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (4.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) IBM
5 4 (9.76%) Siebel
6 3 (7.32%) Veritas
7 1 (2.44%) Arqiva
7 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.44%) IFS
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Tableau
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