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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 54 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 17 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.84% 1.15% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.17% 5.06% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 13
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£401 £340 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.79% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £258 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+65.18% -10.00%
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
208 178 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.46% 22.73% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 90 68
Average daily rate £400 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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
Chester - 4 £401 -
Alderley Edge - 3 - -
Knutsford -3 2 - - 1
Warrington +2 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £213 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 20 (54.05%) PL/SQL
4 18 (48.65%) Finance
5 14 (37.84%) SDLC
6 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
6 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
6 12 (32.43%) Java
6 12 (32.43%) Web Services
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (27.03%) SOAP
8 10 (27.03%) WSDL
9 9 (24.32%) J2EE
9 9 (24.32%) Spring
10 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
10 8 (21.62%) JAX-WS
10 8 (21.62%) IBM
10 8 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (18.92%) XSLT
11 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (18.92%) QlikView
11 7 (18.92%) XPath
12 6 (16.22%) XML
13 5 (13.51%) Linux
13 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (13.51%) ETL

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) NAS
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (18.92%) QlikView
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.11%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Cactus
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) JUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.70%) ERwin
5 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) SAS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Web Services
2 10 (27.03%) WSDL
2 10 (27.03%) SOAP
3 9 (24.32%) Spring
3 9 (24.32%) J2EE
4 8 (21.62%) JAX-WS
5 7 (18.92%) XSLT
6 6 (16.22%) XML
7 5 (13.51%) JAXB
7 5 (13.51%) JiBX
7 5 (13.51%) POJO
8 4 (10.81%) HTML
8 4 (10.81%) CSS
8 4 (10.81%) JSP
8 4 (10.81%) Servlets
8 4 (10.81%) JSF
8 4 (10.81%) Ajax
9 3 (8.11%) XHTML
9 3 (8.11%) DOM
9 3 (8.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Web 2.0
1 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) SDLC
2 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) ETL
6 5 (13.51%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) Data Security
8 3 (8.11%) Web Design
8 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) PL/SQL
3 12 (32.43%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) XPath
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Perforce
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Teradata
6 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco