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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 70 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 0.72% 0.94%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.23% 13.64% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£463 £397 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.49% -11.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £397 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £51.39
% change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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
88 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.79% 5.28% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 48
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £314 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £51.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -27.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

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 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Oracle Applications
North West

Oracle Applications
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (92.00%) PL/SQL
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 21 (84.00%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (76.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (56.00%) Workflow
5 14 (56.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (56.00%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (56.00%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle HRMS
6 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
11 1 (4.00%) Pegasus
11 1 (4.00%) Middleware
11 1 (4.00%) UNIX
11 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (4.00%) ERP
11 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
11 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
11 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (76.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Consultant
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Business Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) E-Business Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Workflow
2 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) PL/SQL
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Pegasus