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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 56 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 27 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.74% 1.40% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.31% 6.75% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
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£463 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £264 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £376 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £37.49 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% +1.32%
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
262 163 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.60% 20.76% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 93 62
Average daily rate £450 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +3 7 £401 +6.65% 1
Warrington -7 5 £500 - 1
Alderley Edge - 4 - -
Knutsford +1 3 - -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (69.44%) SQL
3 18 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (44.44%) Finance
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
5 10 (27.78%) Web Services
6 9 (25.00%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (22.22%) SOAP
7 8 (22.22%) WSDL
7 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (19.44%) IBM
8 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (19.44%) J2EE
8 7 (19.44%) Spring
8 7 (19.44%) QlikView
9 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 6 (16.67%) JAX-WS
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.67%) XML
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (13.89%) XSLT
10 5 (13.89%) ETL
10 5 (13.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (13.89%) XPath
10 5 (13.89%) Analytics

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (19.44%) QlikView
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.33%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) Cactus
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.78%) ERwin
4 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) QlikView Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) SAS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) SOAP
2 8 (22.22%) WSDL
3 7 (19.44%) J2EE
3 7 (19.44%) Spring
4 6 (16.67%) JAX-WS
4 6 (16.67%) XML
5 5 (13.89%) XSLT
6 4 (11.11%) POJO
6 4 (11.11%) JiBX
6 4 (11.11%) JAXB
7 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 3 (8.33%) JSP
7 3 (8.33%) Servlets
7 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) Middleware
7 3 (8.33%) Ajax
7 3 (8.33%) JSF
8 2 (5.56%) PrimeFaces
8 2 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.89%) ETL
4 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) Data Security
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.56%) Web Design
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) ERP
8 1 (2.78%) SOA
8 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) XPath
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Perforce
4 2 (5.56%) NetApp
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata