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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 55 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 19 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.25% 2.80% 4.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.88% 15.00% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
Average daily rate £376 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £339 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £367
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £34.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+18.69% +2.20%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
160 140 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.91% 18.64% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 79 62
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -7 11 £376 +0.13%
Knutsford +4 2 £260 -32.90% 3
Warrington -5 2 £350 -7.89% 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (56.41%) Web Services
3 20 (51.28%) Java
3 20 (51.28%) Spring
4 18 (46.15%) XML
5 17 (43.59%) J2EE
6 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) JAXB
7 11 (28.21%) JiBX
8 10 (25.64%) Finance
9 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
10 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (20.51%) WSDL
10 8 (20.51%) SOAP
11 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
11 7 (17.95%) JAX-RPC
11 7 (17.95%) HTML
11 7 (17.95%) CSS
11 7 (17.95%) UNIX
11 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
12 6 (15.38%) JDBC
13 5 (12.82%) XSLT
13 5 (12.82%) ITIL
13 5 (12.82%) Informatica
13 5 (12.82%) AIX
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (12.82%) ETL
13 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
13 5 (12.82%) WebSphere

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Mule
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) NAS
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Informix
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) JUnit
2 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) Web Services
2 20 (51.28%) Spring
3 18 (46.15%) XML
4 17 (43.59%) J2EE
5 11 (28.21%) JAXB
5 11 (28.21%) JiBX
6 8 (20.51%) WSDL
6 8 (20.51%) SOAP
7 7 (17.95%) JAX-RPC
7 7 (17.95%) HTML
7 7 (17.95%) CSS
8 6 (15.38%) JDBC
9 5 (12.82%) XSLT
9 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.82%) Apache Axis
10 4 (10.26%) JAX-WS
10 4 (10.26%) XHTML
10 4 (10.26%) JSP
11 3 (7.69%) Servlets
11 3 (7.69%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Web 2.0
1 3 (7.69%) Online Banking
1 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.13%) RIA
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) AIX
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) ETL
2 5 (12.82%) Service Management
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) TDD
4 3 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Information Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Management
6 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.26%) XPath
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) PowerHA
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Informatica
3 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) JBoss
4 3 (7.69%) Perforce
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark