The median contractor rate for a Oracle DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 462 468
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 143 193 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 120 112
Median daily rate £425 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% -0.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £309 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.63 -
% change year-on-year -2.70% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43833 53144 53796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28465 34660 32613
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1448 1545 2147
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +2.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle DBA over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 April 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
England -12 125 £444 +10.93% 7
London +7 56 £450 +1.69%
South East +9 24 £485 +24.35% 2
Hampshire +16 17 £485 +27.63% 2
North West +30 16 £325 -6.13%
Lancashire +13 10 £313 +10.13%
South West +11 9 £413 +7.27% 2
Wales - 9 £300 -
Yorkshire +27 8 £400 +23.07% 2
Havant +4 8 £485 +21.25%
Scotland +30 7 £388 +23.01% 1
South Wales - 7 £300 -
Preston -8 6 £313 -1.57%
Edinburgh +20 5 £375 +87.96%
Sheffield +13 5 £450 +38.46%
South Yorkshire +7 5 £450 +38.46%
City of London 0 5 £525 +50.00%
East of England -10 5 £293 -5.64%
Newport - 5 £288 -
Cheshire +38 4 £325 -27.77%
West Midlands +8 4 £425 +6.25% 1
North East +18 3 £360 -24.21%
Tyne and Wear +17 3 £360 -24.21%
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 3 £360 -24.21%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £353 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £353 -
West Yorkshire +13 2 £375 +20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 2 £388 -

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 305 (100.00%) Oracle
2 267 (87.54%) Oracle Database
3 123 (40.33%) SQL
4 102 (33.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 93 (30.49%) Linux
6 84 (27.54%) Unix
7 72 (23.61%) SQL Server
8 70 (22.95%) Oracle RAC
9 69 (22.62%) Oracle RMAN
10 67 (21.97%) Security Cleared
11 64 (20.98%) Finance
12 63 (20.66%) Oracle Database 12c
13 60 (19.67%) Data Guard
13 60 (19.67%) SC Cleared
14 56 (18.36%) Oracle EBS
14 56 (18.36%) PL/SQL
15 54 (17.70%) Windows
16 52 (17.05%) Performance Tuning
17 49 (16.07%) Migration
18 47 (15.41%) Oracle Database 10g
19 40 (13.11%) Microsoft
19 40 (13.11%) WebLogic
19 40 (13.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 35 (11.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
21 34 (11.15%) Oracle EBS R12
22 31 (10.16%) Oracle Applications
23 30 (9.84%) ITIL
23 30 (9.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 29 (9.51%) Middleware
24 29 (9.51%) Oracle Fusion

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 40 (13.11%) WebLogic
2 27 (8.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.62%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (2.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (1.97%) nginx
5 4 (1.31%) Confluence
5 4 (1.31%) GeoServer
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (3.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 56 (18.36%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (11.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (10.16%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (6.23%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (3.61%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (1.31%) Oracle Utilities
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.92%) SaaS
2 14 (4.59%) IaaS
2 14 (4.59%) PaaS
3 13 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.31%) GitHub
5 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) DMZ
2 7 (2.30%) LDAP
3 6 (1.97%) Kerberos
3 6 (1.97%) SAN
4 3 (0.98%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) FTP
5 2 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (87.54%) Oracle Database
2 102 (33.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 72 (23.61%) SQL Server
4 63 (20.66%) Oracle Database 12c
5 47 (15.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 29 (9.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 28 (9.18%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (6.89%) Oracle9i Database
9 20 (6.56%) Relational Database
10 19 (6.23%) MySQL
10 19 (6.23%) RDBMS
10 19 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (3.28%) DB2
13 10 (3.28%) Ingres
13 10 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (3.28%) TKPROF
14 9 (2.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.92%) Toad
2 10 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (2.62%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.31%) JIRA
6 2 (0.66%) ProC
General
1 64 (20.98%) Finance
2 19 (6.23%) Banking
3 11 (3.61%) Retail
4 6 (1.97%) Local Government
5 5 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Law
6 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 29 (9.51%) Middleware
2 29 (9.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (1.97%) OAuth2
4 5 (1.64%) REST
4 5 (1.64%) RESTful
4 5 (1.64%) Web Services
5 3 (0.98%) OC4J
5 3 (0.98%) XML
6 2 (0.66%) .NET
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (0.66%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.33%) Spring
7 1 (0.33%) Web Services Management
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.92%) Replication
2 12 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.28%) Clustering
4 9 (2.95%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.95%) Reference Data
5 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.97%) HACMP
7 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.66%) Fintech
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.33%) RIA
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (30.49%) Linux
2 84 (27.54%) Unix
3 54 (17.70%) Windows
4 25 (8.20%) AIX
5 18 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (4.92%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.93%) Solaris
8 11 (3.61%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.31%) SUSE
11 4 (1.31%) zOS
12 3 (0.98%) HPUX
12 3 (0.98%) VME
12 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.33%) MVS
14 1 (0.33%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.05%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (16.07%) Migration
3 30 (9.84%) ITIL
4 28 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (8.85%) SOA
6 24 (7.87%) Data Migration
7 21 (6.89%) Change Management
7 21 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (6.23%) ETL
9 18 (5.90%) Performance Management
10 15 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.92%) Data Management
10 15 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (4.59%) DevOps
12 13 (4.26%) ERP
13 12 (3.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (3.61%) High Availability
14 11 (3.61%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (3.61%) Open Source
14 11 (3.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (40.33%) SQL
2 56 (18.36%) PL/SQL
3 27 (8.85%) Perl
4 22 (7.21%) Shell Script
5 15 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 15 (4.92%) Python
6 14 (4.59%) Ruby
7 9 (2.95%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.97%) Java
9 5 (1.64%) C
10 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.98%) COBOL
11 2 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 67 (21.97%) Security Cleared
2 60 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.90%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.97%) OCP
5 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.98%) Degree
6 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.98%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.66%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.66%) MCSE
7 2 (0.66%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) CLAS
8 1 (0.33%) MCSA
8 1 (0.33%) MCTS
8 1 (0.33%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.62%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 70 (22.95%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.62%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (1.97%) Corosync
3 6 (1.97%) Docker
3 6 (1.97%) Squid
4 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.98%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (22.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 60 (19.67%) Data Guard
3 35 (11.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 30 (9.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 18 (5.90%) Puppet
6 8 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.30%) Ansible
8 6 (1.97%) Pacemaker
9 5 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (1.64%) SCOM
9 5 (1.64%) vRealize
10 4 (1.31%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (1.31%) Nagios
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle Statspack
11 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
13 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 305 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.85%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.57%) Sybase
5 15 (4.92%) Hyperion
5 15 (4.92%) NetApp
6 11 (3.61%) VMware
7 10 (3.28%) IBM
8 7 (2.30%) EXASOL
9 6 (1.97%) Siebel
9 6 (1.97%) Veritas
10 5 (1.64%) SAP
11 4 (1.31%) Remedy
12 3 (0.98%) Informatica
13 2 (0.66%) Retek
13 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.66%) Teradata
14 1 (0.33%) Arqiva
14 1 (0.33%) IFS
14 1 (0.33%) Tableau
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