The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database 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 Database over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 58 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 10 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 1.92% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.41% 10.50% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
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£425 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £44.38
% change year-on-year
+48.90% -28.11%
Oracle Database
North West

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
156 181 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.03% 18.28% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 90 71
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 10
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £42.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -59.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Oracle Database
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 Database within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Warrington -16 5 £425 +41.66% 1
Chester +6 1 £400 +6.66% 1
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (39.13%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) XML
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (30.43%) IIS
6 7 (30.43%) Solaris
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) J2EE
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) JDBC
7 6 (26.09%) JBoss
7 6 (26.09%) Advertising
7 6 (26.09%) Subversion
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) JSF
7 6 (26.09%) JasperReports
7 6 (26.09%) Java EE
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
8 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
8 5 (21.74%) WebLogic

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 6 (26.09%) JBoss
3 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
4 4 (17.39%) Documentum
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) JasperReports
5 5 (21.74%) BODI
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.35%) MS Access
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) JDBC
2 6 (26.09%) J2EE
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) JSF
2 6 (26.09%) Java EE
3 2 (8.70%) JPA
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Swing
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) OC4J
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Solaris
3 5 (21.74%) HPUX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
1 4 (17.39%) Time Management
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) CAFM
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Compuware
5 4 (17.39%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.35%) Tableau
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) SAP