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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 57 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 11 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 2.29% 4.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.24% 12.03% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 23
Average daily rate
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£358 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £365 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +33.94%
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
210 158 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.36% 19.04% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 156
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +56.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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
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 20 August 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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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
Warrington - 2 £300 -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (30.43%) Spring
4 7 (30.43%) J2EE
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) JAXB
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) JiBX
8 3 (13.04%) Release Management
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.04%) JasperReports
8 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
8 3 (13.04%) Java EE
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Advertising
8 3 (13.04%) JSF
8 3 (13.04%) Subversion

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Mule
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (8.70%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) JasperReports
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (8.70%) MS Access
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Adabas
7 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.35%) QlikView
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) MySQL
7 1 (4.35%) BODI
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) J2EE
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) JiBX
4 4 (17.39%) JAXB
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) JDBC
5 3 (13.04%) JSF
5 3 (13.04%) Java EE
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
7 1 (4.35%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) HPUX
4 2 (8.70%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Release Management
3 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) AOP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark