The median contractor rate for a Senior Oracle DBA was £468 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Oracle Database Administrator
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 629 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Oracle DBA 10 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.041% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 0
Median daily rate £468 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £413 -
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.33% -  

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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Oracle DBA in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Oracle DBA in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Oracle DBA in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Oracle DBA in the UK

Senior Oracle DBA
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Oracle DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +24 8 £485 +14.11% 4
South East +27 7 £485 +21.25% 1
Hampshire +10 7 £485 +21.25%
Havant +2 6 £485 +21.25%
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1

Senior Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) AIX
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) SOA
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (43.75%) Veritas
4 7 (43.75%) Middleware
4 7 (43.75%) Data Management
4 7 (43.75%) WFM
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (43.75%) Master Data Management
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Utilities
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (31.25%) Siebel CRM
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) CRM
6 5 (31.25%) Siebel
7 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (18.75%) TKPROF

Senior 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 7 (43.75%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Utilities
2 5 (31.25%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (18.75%) TKPROF
6 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Toad
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Middleware
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
1 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) AIX
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Management
1 7 (43.75%) Master Data Management
1 7 (43.75%) SOA
1 7 (43.75%) WFM
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (6.25%) Task Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Veritas
3 5 (31.25%) Siebel
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Software AG
5 1 (6.25%) webMethods