The median contractor rate for an Oracle DBA was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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.

Oracle Database Administrator
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 118 112
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 8 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.93% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.98% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £360 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.20% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.78% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1968 2846 2221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.71% 94.68% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1688 1346
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 92 136
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +2.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £38.90 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Oracle DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle DBA in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle DBA in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle DBA in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle DBA in the West Midlands

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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
Birmingham - 3 - -
Solihull -7 2 - -
Warwickshire +2 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £300 -
Walsall - 1 £420 -
Oracle DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Presales
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
5 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (10.00%) Ingres
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) OCP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Progress
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata