Oracle DBA Contracts

Oracle Database Administrator
UK

The median Oracle Database Administrator daily rate in the UK is £490, according to job vacancies posted in the 6 months leading up to 15 July 2024.

The table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 516 594 631
Rank change year-on-year +78 +37 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 76 89 242
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 158
10th Percentile £324 £380 £393
25th Percentile £387 £396 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £500 £523
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% -4.31% +10.00%
75th Percentile £667 £538 £588
90th Percentile £775 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £41.25
Median hourly rate £28.00 - £42.50
75th Percentile - - £43.75
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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.

Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 39,640 53,434 86,768
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.99% 94.56% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,547 37,071 61,191
10th Percentile £288 £310 £320
25th Percentile £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £538 £535
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +0.47% +7.00%
75th Percentile £638 £650 £644
90th Percentile £750 £750 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -1.00% +2.56% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,702 1,582 1,943
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.26 £13.01
25th Percentile £17.00 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.68
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +65.50% +22.29%
75th Percentile £63.75 £65.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £73.98 £77.39 £66.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +78.57% +16.67%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle DBA over the 6 months to 15 July 2024.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 15 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +79 55 £446 +1.30% 11
Work from Home +114 52 £550 +9.13% 8
London +101 42 £625 +51.52% 5
UK excluding London +27 21 £425 -10.53% 8
Wales +8 8 £525 -1.18% 2
North of England +22 5 £425 -15.00%
North West +19 5 £425 -10.53%
Scotland - 4 £338 -
South East +10 2 £425 +7.94%
Midlands +17 1 £425 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +9 1 £425 +13.33% 1
South West +4 1 £625 +11.11% 1

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 15 July 2024, Oracle DBA contract job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 68 (89.47%) Oracle Database
3 28 (36.84%) SQL
4 23 (30.26%) Migration
5 22 (28.95%) Data Guard
6 19 (25.00%) AWS
6 19 (25.00%) Java
6 19 (25.00%) Linux
7 18 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (21.05%) High Availability
8 16 (21.05%) JPA
8 16 (21.05%) Hibernate
8 16 (21.05%) Shell Script
8 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
9 15 (19.74%) Banking
9 15 (19.74%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
9 15 (19.74%) Database Tuning
10 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
11 13 (17.11%) Finance
11 13 (17.11%) Social Skills
11 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (15.79%) DevOps
12 12 (15.79%) Azure
13 11 (14.47%) GitHub
13 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (14.47%) Software Architecture
13 11 (14.47%) Maven
13 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
13 11 (14.47%) Information Security

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) AWS
2 12 (15.79%) Azure
3 11 (14.47%) GitHub
4 9 (11.84%) OCI
5 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.95%) GCP
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.32%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (89.47%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.16%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (11.84%) MySQL
3 9 (11.84%) PowerCenter
4 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (5.26%) Metadata
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.63%) DB2
9 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.32%) OLAP
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Maven
2 9 (11.84%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (19.74%) Banking
2 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Social Skills
3 9 (11.84%) Public Sector
4 8 (10.53%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Front Office
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Health
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Healthcare
7 1 (1.32%) Local Government
7 1 (1.32%) Military
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 16 (21.05%) JPA
2 11 (14.47%) Middleware
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (5.26%) Spring
3 4 (5.26%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (13.16%) Replication
4 5 (6.58%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.95%) Derivative
7 2 (2.63%) NHS
8 1 (1.32%) Blog
8 1 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.32%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) AIX
3 8 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Migration
2 18 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (21.05%) High Availability
4 15 (19.74%) Database Tuning
5 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (15.79%) DevOps
7 11 (14.47%) E-business
7 11 (14.47%) Information Security
7 11 (14.47%) SDLC
7 11 (14.47%) Software Architecture
7 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.16%) Database Security
9 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (11.84%) Database Migration
10 6 (7.89%) Data Transformation
11 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
11 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.58%) Security Management
12 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
12 4 (5.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) Java
3 16 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) OCP
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.32%) OCA
4 1 (1.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) IFRS
3 1 (1.32%) IFRS 17
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) Data Guard
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (9.21%) Ansible
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Informatica
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) SAP