The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 40 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 24 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.08% 0.10% 1.47%
As % of the Business Applications category 22.64% 1.69% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
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£450 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £405
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.65
Oracle Applications
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
106 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.59% 6.00% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 25
Average daily rate £450 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £360 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £505 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.40 £31.20 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% -30.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Cheshire region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Oracle Applications
North West

Oracle Applications
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Applications.

1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (95.83%) PL/SQL
2 23 (95.83%) SQL
3 22 (91.67%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (79.17%) Workflow
4 19 (79.17%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (79.17%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (79.17%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (79.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
9 1 (4.17%) Finance

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 22 (91.67%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Workflow
1 19 (79.17%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) PL/SQL
1 23 (95.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Pegasus