Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 334 332
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 41 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 45
South East median daily rate £485 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £308
90th Percentile £500 £500 £490
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £38.00 -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +12.82% +34.48% -23.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15783 15735 18560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 94.00% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9360 9373 10883
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 780 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.45
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Oracle DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Hampshire +24 28 £485 +12.46% 3
Thames Valley -18 7 £413 -2.94% 3
Berkshire +6 3 £375 -15.49% 1
Buckinghamshire -35 3 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +1 1 £450 +20.00%
Kent -11 1 £400 -
Surrey -25 1 £350 -17.65%
Oracle DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 36 (87.80%) Oracle Database
3 24 (58.54%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (51.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (48.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 16 (39.02%) Unix
7 15 (36.59%) SQL
7 15 (36.59%) Middleware
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (31.71%) Linux
10 12 (29.27%) AIX
10 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
10 12 (29.27%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (29.27%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (29.27%) Oracle Utilities
11 11 (26.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (26.83%) Windows
11 11 (26.83%) SOA
11 11 (26.83%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (24.39%) Veritas
12 10 (24.39%) Master Data Management
12 10 (24.39%) Data Management
12 10 (24.39%) WFM
13 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
14 8 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
14 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
14 8 (19.51%) CRM
14 8 (19.51%) Siebel
14 8 (19.51%) Data Guard

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 12 (29.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle Utilities
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (19.51%) Siebel CRM
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.44%) Demantra
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (87.80%) Oracle Database
2 21 (51.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (48.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.32%) DB2
7 3 (7.32%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.88%) MySQL
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (4.88%) SQLPlus
9 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Toad
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.44%) MSI
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Middleware
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.32%) YAML
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 1 (2.44%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) RESTful
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Clustering
1 2 (4.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Unix
2 13 (31.71%) Linux
3 12 (29.27%) AIX
4 11 (26.83%) Windows
5 5 (12.20%) Solaris
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (26.83%) SOA
3 10 (24.39%) Data Management
3 10 (24.39%) Master Data Management
3 10 (24.39%) WFM
4 8 (19.51%) CRM
5 6 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Task Automation
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.88%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Security Management
9 1 (2.44%) Benchmarking
9 1 (2.44%) E-business
9 1 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) Korn
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) ANSI SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Corosync
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.44%) SRDF
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (19.51%) Data Guard
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (2.44%) Pacemaker
5 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) Veritas
3 8 (19.51%) Siebel
4 2 (4.88%) RedGate
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Lumension
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee
5 1 (2.44%) Netezza
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat