The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 68 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 0.93% 0.58%
As % of the Business Applications category 13.64% 9.21% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £397 £450 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.77% +37.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £51.39 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £51.39 -
% change year-on-year
+2.15% -
Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
44 76 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.20% 10.12% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 20
Average daily rate £440 £450 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £322 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £525 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £51.39 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +14.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Oracle Applications
North West

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Workflow
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle