Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 547 579
Rank change year-on-year -38 +32 -192
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 259 388 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 228 176
UK median daily rate £425 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +5.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £565 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 0
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.18% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -

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 90227 104434 107865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58501 67966 66791
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2891 3103 4169
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +1.49%

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle DBA in the UK

Oracle DBA
Top 15 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 25 July 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
England -32 234 £432 +8.28% 22
UK excluding London -8 168 £400 +6.67% 22
London -26 89 £450 +5.88% 2
North of England +67 58 £375 +1.69% 7
South East -4 44 £485 +24.36% 7
North West +52 35 £375 - 4
Midlands -2 16 £388 +10.71% 1
East of England -12 16 £425 +37.10% 4
Scotland +44 13 £375 +16.91% 2
South West -2 13 £413 +8.68% 1
Yorkshire +10 12 £375 - 2
North East +50 11 £310 +3.33% 1
Wales +4 10 £300 -12.73%
West Midlands +5 9 £420 +20.00% 1
East Midlands -8 5 £363 -6.45%

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Oracle
2 239 (92.28%) Oracle Database
3 106 (40.93%) SQL
4 96 (37.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 74 (28.57%) Linux
6 73 (28.19%) Oracle RAC
7 70 (27.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 64 (24.71%) PL/SQL
9 63 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 62 (23.94%) Unix
11 57 (22.01%) Security Cleared
12 56 (21.62%) Migration
13 55 (21.24%) SQL Server
13 55 (21.24%) Performance Tuning
14 51 (19.69%) Finance
15 49 (18.92%) SC Cleared
16 47 (18.15%) WebLogic
16 47 (18.15%) Data Guard
17 42 (16.22%) Oracle Database 10g
18 38 (14.67%) Oracle EBS
19 36 (13.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 36 (13.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 33 (12.74%) Shell Script
21 31 (11.97%) Windows
22 29 (11.20%) SOA
22 29 (11.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
23 28 (10.81%) ITIL
23 28 (10.81%) Middleware
23 28 (10.81%) Oracle Applications
24 26 (10.04%) Perl

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 47 (18.15%) WebLogic
2 29 (11.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (4.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (1.93%) GeoServer
4 5 (1.93%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (1.54%) Apache
6 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.77%) Confluence
7 2 (0.77%) JBoss
7 2 (0.77%) SAS
7 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (14.67%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (10.81%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (6.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (4.25%) Oracle Utilities
5 10 (3.86%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (3.47%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (3.09%) Oracle Retail
8 6 (2.32%) Siebel CRM
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.77%) Demantra
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.93%) SaaS
3 4 (1.54%) IaaS
3 4 (1.54%) PaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.70%) Kerberos
2 6 (2.32%) SAN
3 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.16%) DNS
4 3 (1.16%) SSH
4 3 (1.16%) SSL
5 2 (0.77%) DMZ
5 2 (0.77%) Firewall
5 2 (0.77%) SMS
6 1 (0.39%) HTTP
6 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (92.28%) Oracle Database
2 96 (37.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 70 (27.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 55 (21.24%) SQL Server
5 42 (16.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 19 (7.34%) Relational Database
8 18 (6.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (6.95%) RDBMS
9 15 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (5.79%) Oracle Exadata
9 15 (5.79%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (5.02%) Oracle Discoverer
11 13 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (5.02%) TKPROF
12 10 (3.86%) MySQL
12 10 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (3.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (3.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 24 (9.27%) Toad
2 12 (4.63%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (3.86%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.77%) ProC
6 1 (0.39%) Ant
6 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.39%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.39%) Hudson
6 1 (0.39%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.39%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) JUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 51 (19.69%) Finance
2 14 (5.41%) Banking
3 11 (4.25%) Retail
4 5 (1.93%) Law
4 5 (1.93%) Local Government
5 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 28 (10.81%) Middleware
3 26 (10.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (2.70%) OAuth2
5 6 (2.32%) .NET
5 6 (2.32%) REST
5 6 (2.32%) RESTful
5 6 (2.32%) Web Services
6 3 (1.16%) OC4J
6 3 (1.16%) XML
7 2 (0.77%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.77%) J2EE
7 2 (0.77%) Spring
7 2 (0.77%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.39%) ISPF
8 1 (0.39%) Web Services Management
8 1 (0.39%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.79%) Clustering
2 11 (4.25%) Replication
3 6 (2.32%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.32%) Private Cloud
4 4 (1.54%) Fintech
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle Exalytics
5 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.77%) NHS
6 2 (0.77%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.77%) RIA
6 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 74 (28.57%) Linux
2 62 (23.94%) Unix
3 31 (11.97%) Windows
4 22 (8.49%) AIX
5 13 (5.02%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.63%) Solaris
7 6 (2.32%) HPUX
8 5 (1.93%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) MVS
10 1 (0.39%) SUSE
10 1 (0.39%) Tru64
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.62%) Migration
2 55 (21.24%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (11.20%) SOA
4 28 (10.81%) ITIL
5 26 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 20 (7.72%) Performance Monitoring
8 19 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (6.95%) Performance Management
10 17 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.25%) Change Management
12 10 (3.86%) Data Management
12 10 (3.86%) High Availability
12 10 (3.86%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.47%) Identity Access Management
13 9 (3.47%) Master Data Management
13 9 (3.47%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (3.47%) WFM
14 8 (3.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (40.93%) SQL
2 64 (24.71%) PL/SQL
3 33 (12.74%) Shell Script
4 26 (10.04%) Perl
5 18 (6.95%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.79%) Java
7 12 (4.63%) Python
8 7 (2.70%) Ruby
9 6 (2.32%) C
10 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.54%) Korn
11 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.77%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.39%) REXX
Qualifications
1 57 (22.01%) Security Cleared
2 49 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (1.93%) Degree
4 5 (1.93%) OCP
5 4 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.77%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.77%) MCSE
7 2 (0.77%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.39%) MCSA
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.16%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 73 (28.19%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.77%) Corosync
3 2 (0.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 63 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 47 (18.15%) Data Guard
3 36 (13.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (7.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 8 (3.09%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (3.09%) Puppet
6 7 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.32%) vRealize
8 4 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.16%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.77%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.77%) Packer
10 2 (0.77%) Terraform
11 1 (0.39%) Ansible
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.39%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 259 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.56%) NetApp
3 17 (6.56%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.63%) Sybase
5 9 (3.47%) Veritas
6 8 (3.09%) VMware
7 7 (2.70%) Siebel
8 6 (2.32%) EXASOL
9 4 (1.54%) HP
9 4 (1.54%) IBM
10 3 (1.16%) Informatica
10 3 (1.16%) Retek
11 2 (0.77%) Kofax
11 2 (0.77%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.39%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.39%) Google
12 1 (0.39%) Greenplum
12 1 (0.39%) Northgate
12 1 (0.39%) ReadSoft
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