The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 55 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 11 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 2.35% 3.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 12.59% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 18
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
185 143 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.04% 18.64% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 133
Average daily rate £350 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £20.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
Oracle Database
North West

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 29 July 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 - 3 £300 - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) J2EE
6 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (20.83%) JiBX
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
8 5 (20.83%) JAXB
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) UNIX
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Release Management
10 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 3 (12.50%) Java EE
10 3 (12.50%) AIX
10 3 (12.50%) Apache
10 3 (12.50%) VB
10 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 3 (12.50%) ISEB

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Mule
3 1 (4.17%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (8.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.33%) MS Access
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.17%) BODI
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Adabas
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.50%) DBA
3 3 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) Spring
3 7 (29.17%) J2EE
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) JiBX
4 5 (20.83%) JAXB
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) Middleware
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) Java EE
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) JDBC
7 2 (8.33%) JSF
8 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Java SE
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (4.17%) WinForms
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (8.33%) Statistics
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) HPUX
4 2 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) AOP
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark