The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
North West / Cheshire
Rank 21 23 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle 26 54 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.36% 6.06% 17.03%
As % of the Vendors category 11.93% 15.13% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 60
Median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
218 357 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.95% 40.07% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 199 176
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £226 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Cheshire region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Cheshire region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 6 £230 -48.16%
Macclesfield - 6 £500 - 1
Crewe -3 5 £275 -
Chester -9 3 £425 - 3
Knutsford +6 2 £338 -18.18%
Daresbury - 1 - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 22 (31.88%) Windows
3 19 (27.54%) Unix
3 19 (27.54%) Linux
4 17 (24.64%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
5 16 (23.19%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (21.74%) ETL
7 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database
8 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
8 13 (18.84%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (17.39%) Java
9 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.94%) AIX
10 11 (15.94%) Web Services
10 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (15.94%) Project Management
10 11 (15.94%) Middleware
11 10 (14.49%) Hyperion
11 10 (14.49%) SOA
11 10 (14.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (14.49%) Analytics
12 9 (13.04%) Big Data
12 9 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
12 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
13 8 (11.59%) Oracle BI EE

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) JBoss
2 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.35%) CICS
4 3 (4.35%) IIS
4 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) nginx
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.90%) SAS
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.45%) HFM
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
3 2 (2.90%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) SAN
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) Kerberos
2 3 (4.35%) LDAP
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
3 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database
3 13 (18.84%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.04%) Big Data
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (11.59%) DB2
5 8 (11.59%) Essbase
5 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
5 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (8.70%) OLAP
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (7.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (7.25%) Data Mart
7 5 (7.25%) MySQL
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (7.25%) Star Schema
8 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (7.25%) ERwin
2 5 (7.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.90%) JUnit
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.90%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.45%) Gradle
5 1 (1.45%) Hudson
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.45%) Mockito
5 1 (1.45%) MyEclipse
5 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Applications Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) OBIEE Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Data Architect
7 5 (7.25%) DBA
8 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Principal Architect
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Domain Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Middleware
1 11 (15.94%) Web Services
2 8 (11.59%) J2EE
2 8 (11.59%) MDX
2 8 (11.59%) XML
3 7 (10.14%) JSON
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (5.80%) REST
4 4 (5.80%) Spring
5 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.35%) JPA
5 3 (4.35%) JSF
5 3 (4.35%) SOAP
6 2 (2.90%) Ajax
6 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.90%) EJB
6 2 (2.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) Java EE
6 2 (2.90%) jQuery
6 2 (2.90%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) DataPower
5 1 (1.45%) Derivative
5 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 19 (27.54%) Unix
3 11 (15.94%) AIX
4 7 (10.14%) HPUX
5 3 (4.35%) Solaris
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (21.74%) ETL
4 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.94%) Project Management
5 10 (14.49%) Analytics
5 10 (14.49%) SOA
6 9 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.59%) ITIL
8 7 (10.14%) Change Management
8 7 (10.14%) Scrum
8 7 (10.14%) SDLC
9 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.70%) Microservices
10 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.25%) Performance Management
10 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.14%) Perl
5 7 (10.14%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) C
6 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.45%) Docker
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.90%) Nessus
2 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.90%) OpenView
3 1 (1.45%) Control-M
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) TADDM
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Hyperion
2 7 (10.14%) SAP
3 6 (8.70%) HP
3 6 (8.70%) IBM
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.25%) Sybase
4 5 (7.25%) Talend
5 4 (5.80%) Teradata
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) Ab Initio
6 3 (4.35%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.90%) Brocade
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco
7 2 (2.90%) Dell
7 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.90%) ParAccel
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas