The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 134 130
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 7 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £400 £316 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.48% -20.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £383 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  
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 the South West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2564 2841 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1836 1909
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the South West

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in the South West

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in the South West

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in the South West

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol -2 3 £510 +47.82%
Dorset - 3 £313 -
Oracle DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (35.71%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (21.43%) Data Guard
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) OAuth2
6 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
6 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (14.29%) Toad
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (14.29%) Toad
3 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (21.43%) OAuth2
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (21.43%) Data Guard
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) VMware