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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 16 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 63 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.96% 10.89% 8.20%
As % of the Vendors category 16.80% 21.64% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% +15.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -9.33%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
375 379 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.41% 50.33% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 250
Average daily rate £320 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £44.90 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 25 July 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 25 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 -7 30 £500 +29.87% 5
Knutsford +1 6 £300 -28.48%
Chester -7 4 £238 -36.66% 3
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - - 2
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (52.63%) SQL
2 38 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (32.46%) Finance
4 35 (30.70%) Security Cleared
5 34 (29.82%) SC Cleared
6 31 (27.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 28 (24.56%) CRM
8 26 (22.81%) Oracle Database
9 25 (21.93%) Java
9 25 (21.93%) Oracle BI EE
10 20 (17.54%) XML
11 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (15.79%) PL/SQL
12 17 (14.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 15 (13.16%) UNIX
13 15 (13.16%) Web Services
13 15 (13.16%) .NET
13 15 (13.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 14 (12.28%) Local Government
15 13 (11.40%) Linux
16 12 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (10.53%) SOA
16 12 (10.53%) Middleware
17 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
17 11 (9.65%) C#
17 11 (9.65%) HTML
18 10 (8.77%) Windows
18 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
18 10 (8.77%) Oracle Payroll

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (7.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.51%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.63%) Apache
4 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
6 1 (0.88%) CICS
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Mule
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (27.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (14.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 15 (13.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (8.77%) Oracle Payroll
6 6 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.75%) SAP CRM
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.88%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) WAN
2 3 (2.63%) Intranet
3 2 (1.75%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) Oracle Database
2 25 (21.93%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.02%) MySQL
6 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.51%) SAP BW
7 4 (3.51%) DB2
8 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.75%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.75%) MS Access
9 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (32.46%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Local Government
3 7 (6.14%) Advertising
4 6 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (26.32%) Developer
2 27 (23.68%) Consultant
3 19 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 19 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 19 (16.67%) Payroll Consultant
4 14 (12.28%) Architect
5 12 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Tester
10 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Software Tester
11 4 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 4 (3.51%) SOA Developer
12 3 (2.63%) DBA
12 3 (2.63%) Administrator
12 3 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.54%) XML
2 15 (13.16%) Web Services
2 15 (13.16%) .NET
3 12 (10.53%) Middleware
4 11 (9.65%) HTML
5 9 (7.89%) Spring
6 8 (7.02%) J2EE
7 6 (5.26%) JAXB
7 6 (5.26%) JiBX
8 5 (4.39%) SOAP
8 5 (4.39%) CSS
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.51%) EJB
9 4 (3.51%) SAP XI
9 4 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.63%) Java EE
11 2 (1.75%) JSON
11 2 (1.75%) WCF
11 2 (1.75%) JSF
11 2 (1.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.39%) Reference Data
1 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.51%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.75%) HACMP
4 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.75%) LPAR
4 2 (1.75%) Statistics
4 2 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) UNIX
2 13 (11.40%) Linux
3 10 (8.77%) Windows
4 5 (4.39%) AIX
4 5 (4.39%) Solaris
4 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.63%) CentOS
6 2 (1.75%) HPUX
6 2 (1.75%) SUSE
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) CRM
2 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (10.53%) SOA
4 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.02%) Data Modelling
6 6 (5.26%) Workflow
6 6 (5.26%) Migration
6 6 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.26%) ITIL
7 5 (4.39%) ERP
7 5 (4.39%) PRINCE
7 5 (4.39%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.39%) Data Architecture
8 4 (3.51%) Release Management
8 4 (3.51%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.51%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.51%) Manual Testing
8 4 (3.51%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.51%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.63%) SQL
2 25 (21.93%) Java
3 18 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 11 (9.65%) C#
5 8 (7.02%) VB
5 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.51%) C++
7 4 (3.51%) C
7 4 (3.51%) VBScript
7 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.51%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.75%) ABAP
9 1 (0.88%) VB6
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (30.70%) Security Cleared
2 34 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) ISEB
4 4 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
1 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.75%) PowerHA
1 2 (1.75%) GPFS
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
2 9 (7.89%) SAP
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) IBM
5 3 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.63%) Remedy
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) JBoss
6 2 (1.75%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.88%) EMC
7 1 (0.88%) BMC
7 1 (0.88%) CA
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) ESRI
7 1 (0.88%) Stellent
7 1 (0.88%) VMware
7 1 (0.88%) Netezza
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