The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 18 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 60 82 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.49% 10.53% 7.98%
As % of the Vendors category 15.79% 20.87% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 45
Average daily rate
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£420 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +12.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.12% -11.60%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 393 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.44% 50.45% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 150 247
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £44.90 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle
North West

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 26 £500 +29.87% 6
Chester -6 5 £339 -9.66% 2
Knutsford +1 4 £325 -22.57% 1
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - - 1
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 60 (52.17%) SQL
2 39 (33.91%) Finance
3 38 (33.04%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 34 (29.57%) SC Cleared
6 31 (26.96%) Oracle EBS R12
7 28 (24.35%) CRM
8 25 (21.74%) Java
8 25 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 24 (20.87%) Oracle Database
10 19 (16.52%) PL/SQL
11 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (15.65%) XML
12 17 (14.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 16 (13.91%) UNIX
14 15 (13.04%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 14 (12.17%) Local Government
15 14 (12.17%) .NET
16 13 (11.30%) Web Services
16 13 (11.30%) Linux
16 13 (11.30%) Middleware
17 12 (10.43%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (10.43%) SOA
18 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
19 10 (8.70%) C#
19 10 (8.70%) HTML
19 10 (8.70%) Windows
19 10 (8.70%) SAP
19 10 (8.70%) Red Hat

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (6.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.48%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.61%) Apache
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) SAS
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.87%) Mule
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.87%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.87%) CICS
6 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (33.04%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (26.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (14.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 15 (13.04%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (8.70%) Oracle Payroll
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.74%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.87%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) WAN
2 3 (2.61%) Intranet
3 2 (1.74%) FTP
4 1 (0.87%) Network Security
4 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 24 (20.87%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.09%) MySQL
6 6 (5.22%) DB2
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.48%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.74%) MS Access
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.74%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.87%) QlikView
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.87%) BODI
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.48%) Subversion
3 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.87%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (33.91%) Finance
2 14 (12.17%) Local Government
3 7 (6.09%) Advertising
4 6 (5.22%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) Consultant
3 19 (16.52%) Oracle Consultant
3 19 (16.52%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 19 (16.52%) Payroll Consultant
4 16 (13.91%) Architect
5 12 (10.43%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 8 (6.96%) Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Tester
9 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 4 (3.48%) SOA Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Java Web Developer
11 3 (2.61%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) XML
2 14 (12.17%) .NET
3 13 (11.30%) Web Services
3 13 (11.30%) Middleware
4 10 (8.70%) HTML
5 8 (6.96%) Spring
6 7 (6.09%) J2EE
7 5 (4.35%) JAXB
7 5 (4.35%) CSS
7 5 (4.35%) SOAP
7 5 (4.35%) JiBX
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.48%) EJB
8 4 (3.48%) SAP XI
9 3 (2.61%) Java EE
10 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.74%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.74%) XHTML
10 2 (1.74%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 4 (3.48%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.74%) LPAR
4 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.74%) HACMP
4 2 (1.74%) Statistics
4 2 (1.74%) CMDB
5 1 (0.87%) Life Science
5 1 (0.87%) Replication
5 1 (0.87%) Clustering
5 1 (0.87%) PMI
5 1 (0.87%) GIS
5 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) UNIX
2 13 (11.30%) Linux
3 10 (8.70%) Windows
4 5 (4.35%) AIX
4 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.48%) Solaris
6 3 (2.61%) CentOS
7 2 (1.74%) HPUX
7 2 (1.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) CRM
2 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (10.43%) SOA
4 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (6.96%) Data Modelling
6 6 (5.22%) ITIL
6 6 (5.22%) Workflow
6 6 (5.22%) Migration
7 5 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.35%) PRINCE
7 5 (4.35%) ERP
7 5 (4.35%) Data Architecture
8 4 (3.48%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.48%) EAI
8 4 (3.48%) ETL
8 4 (3.48%) Release Management
8 4 (3.48%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.48%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.17%) SQL
2 25 (21.74%) Java
3 19 (16.52%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.70%) C#
5 7 (6.09%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.09%) VB
6 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.35%) Python
8 3 (2.61%) VBScript
8 3 (2.61%) C
8 3 (2.61%) C++
8 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (1.74%) ABAP
10 1 (0.87%) VB6
10 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 34 (29.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) ISEB
4 4 (3.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.61%) Degree
5 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
1 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) GPFS
1 2 (1.74%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.87%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (8.70%) SAP
1 10 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 5 (4.35%) IBM
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.61%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.61%) Remedy
3 3 (2.61%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.61%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (1.74%) JBoss
4 2 (1.74%) Informatica
4 2 (1.74%) HP
5 1 (0.87%) Netezza
5 1 (0.87%) Stellent
5 1 (0.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.87%) EMC
5 1 (0.87%) BMC
5 1 (0.87%) CA
5 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.87%) ESRI
5 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago