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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 23 January 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.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 3 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 121 82 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.55% 8.79% 7.53%
As % of the Vendors category 34.28% 21.69% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 28
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£400 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.20 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+20.59% -8.23%
Oracle
North West

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
353 378 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.29% 40.51% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 169 173
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 36
Average hourly rate £18.13 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.54% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £44.90 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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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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 +11 54 £363 -12.12% 7
Chester +5 18 £413 +11.86% 4
Knutsford +11 14 £400 +16.78% 1
Crewe - 4 - - 1
Runcorn +7 3 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - - 2
Daresbury - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 3
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Oracle 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.

1 93 (40.97%) Finance
2 91 (40.09%) SQL
3 83 (36.56%) Oracle EBS
4 74 (32.60%) Security Cleared
5 67 (29.52%) SC Cleared
5 67 (29.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 54 (23.79%) Java
7 50 (22.03%) Windows
8 43 (18.94%) PL/SQL
9 42 (18.50%) UNIX
10 36 (15.86%) CRM
11 35 (15.42%) XML
12 34 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (13.66%) Linux
14 28 (12.33%) Workflow
14 28 (12.33%) Spring
15 27 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (11.89%) Oracle Workflow
16 26 (11.45%) Oracle Applications
17 25 (11.01%) Migration
17 25 (11.01%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
19 21 (9.25%) Oracle BI EE
19 21 (9.25%) Oracle Forms
20 20 (8.81%) J2EE
20 20 (8.81%) Microsoft
20 20 (8.81%) Oracle Database
21 18 (7.93%) Local Government
22 17 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (7.49%) E-business

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (11.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (7.05%) IIS
3 14 (6.17%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.29%) JBoss
5 8 (3.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.64%) iPlanet
6 6 (2.64%) SAS
7 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.20%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.76%) Documentum
8 4 (1.76%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.88%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 2 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.44%) ArcSDE
11 1 (0.44%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
3 2 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 83 (36.56%) Oracle EBS
2 67 (29.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (11.45%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (6.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (5.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 11 (4.85%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 11 (4.85%) Oracle iProcurement
7 9 (3.96%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (3.96%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (3.52%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (3.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 8 (3.52%) Oracle Payroll
9 6 (2.64%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (2.64%) Oracle HRMS
10 5 (2.20%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
12 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.52%) HTTPS
1 8 (3.52%) Firewall
1 8 (3.52%) SSH
2 7 (3.08%) HTTP
2 7 (3.08%) LDAP
3 5 (2.20%) SAN
4 4 (1.76%) NAS
5 3 (1.32%) DHCP
5 3 (1.32%) Intranet
5 3 (1.32%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) SMTP
7 1 (0.44%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.01%) Oracle Reports
2 21 (9.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 20 (8.81%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.17%) DB2
5 9 (3.96%) MySQL
6 8 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.52%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.20%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.76%) BODI
8 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.88%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.88%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (9.25%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (4.85%) Subversion
3 9 (3.96%) Maven
3 9 (3.96%) JUnit
4 6 (2.64%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.76%) Ant
7 3 (1.32%) JDeveloper
7 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.32%) JIRA
8 2 (0.88%) Bower
8 2 (0.88%) Grunt
8 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.88%) Mockito
8 2 (0.88%) Selenium
8 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.88%) Introscope
9 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.44%) Hudson
General
1 93 (40.97%) Finance
2 18 (7.93%) Local Government
3 15 (6.61%) Banking
4 10 (4.41%) Retail
5 9 (3.96%) Advertising
6 8 (3.52%) General Ledger
7 6 (2.64%) Marketing
8 5 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (34.80%) Developer
2 74 (32.60%) Consultant
3 56 (24.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 34 (14.98%) Oracle Developer
4 34 (14.98%) Java Developer
5 33 (14.54%) Architect
6 25 (11.01%) Functional Consultant
7 20 (8.81%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 16 (7.05%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 15 (6.61%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
9 15 (6.61%) Payroll Consultant
10 13 (5.73%) Analyst
11 12 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.85%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.85%) E-Business Consultant
13 9 (3.96%) Designer
14 8 (3.52%) Oracle Financials Consultant
14 8 (3.52%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
15 7 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
16 6 (2.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.42%) XML
2 28 (12.33%) Spring
3 20 (8.81%) J2EE
4 16 (7.05%) HTML
5 15 (6.61%) SOAP
6 14 (6.17%) Java EE
6 14 (6.17%) Web Services
7 12 (5.29%) JDBC
7 12 (5.29%) JSP
8 11 (4.85%) Struts
9 9 (3.96%) Middleware
9 9 (3.96%) Apache Camel
10 8 (3.52%) .NET
11 7 (3.08%) JAX-RS
12 6 (2.64%) JSF
13 5 (2.20%) CSS
13 5 (2.20%) Apache CXF
14 4 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (1.76%) JPA
14 4 (1.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.64%) Reference Data
3 6 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.76%) GIS
5 4 (1.76%) SCORM
6 3 (1.32%) Open Source
6 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) LPAR
7 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.88%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.88%) HACMP
8 1 (0.44%) Tandem
8 1 (0.44%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Life Science
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.03%) Windows
2 42 (18.50%) UNIX
3 31 (13.66%) Linux
4 13 (5.73%) Solaris
5 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.08%) AIX
6 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.20%) HPUX
8 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.88%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.44%) VMS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.86%) CRM
2 34 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (12.33%) Workflow
4 27 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (11.01%) Migration
6 17 (7.49%) E-business
7 14 (6.17%) Data Modelling
7 14 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (6.17%) Information Security
8 13 (5.73%) EAM
9 12 (5.29%) Data Migration
9 12 (5.29%) ITIL
10 10 (4.41%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.41%) SOA
11 8 (3.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (3.52%) Change Control
11 8 (3.52%) Cash Management
11 8 (3.52%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.08%) TDD
12 7 (3.08%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.09%) SQL
2 54 (23.79%) Java
3 43 (18.94%) PL/SQL
4 17 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.61%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.96%) XPath
7 8 (3.52%) Python
8 4 (1.76%) PHP
8 4 (1.76%) C#
9 3 (1.32%) Perl
10 2 (0.88%) C
10 2 (0.88%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) AWK
11 1 (0.44%) Jython
11 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 74 (32.60%) Security Cleared
2 67 (29.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.41%) Degree
4 6 (2.64%) CISSP
5 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) QA
2 4 (1.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) GPFS
4 2 (0.88%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) Nessus
2 5 (2.20%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.32%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.44%) Foglight
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.44%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.17%) VMware
3 13 (5.73%) SAP
4 12 (5.29%) IBM
5 10 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.52%) Business Objects
7 7 (3.08%) HP
7 7 (3.08%) ArcSight
8 6 (2.64%) Compuware
9 5 (2.20%) Cisco
9 5 (2.20%) CA
10 4 (1.76%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.76%) F5
10 4 (1.76%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.76%) Sun
10 4 (1.76%) ESRI
11 3 (1.32%) Informatica
12 2 (0.88%) Sybase
12 2 (0.88%) Perforce
13 1 (0.44%) Teradata
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