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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 27 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 48 121 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.19% 16.05% 8.70%
As % of the Vendors category 13.68% 33.43% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 60 42
Average daily rate £413 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +24.60%
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
351 362 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.99% 48.01% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 184 161
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.40 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Chester -5 16 £400 -5.88% 4
Crewe +3 12 - - 2
Knutsford -8 6 £413 +3.12% 3
Warrington -39 3 £563 +73.07% 2
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 59 (44.03%) SQL
2 36 (26.87%) Java
2 36 (26.87%) Finance
3 29 (21.64%) PL/SQL
4 26 (19.40%) Oracle Database
5 25 (18.66%) Unix
5 25 (18.66%) Oracle EBS
6 23 (17.16%) Migration
7 20 (14.93%) Linux
7 20 (14.93%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (14.18%) XML
8 19 (14.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 18 (13.43%) IBM
9 18 (13.43%) Workflow
9 18 (13.43%) Banking
10 17 (12.69%) Oracle Applications
10 17 (12.69%) Windows
10 17 (12.69%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (11.94%) Solaris
11 16 (11.94%) JavaScript
11 16 (11.94%) ETL
11 16 (11.94%) Spring
12 14 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (10.45%) Oracle Workflow
12 14 (10.45%) Internet
12 14 (10.45%) HTML
12 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
13 13 (9.70%) WebSphere
13 13 (9.70%) AIX
14 12 (8.96%) Local Government

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (10.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (9.70%) WebSphere
3 12 (8.96%) JBoss
4 8 (5.97%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.22%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.48%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (4.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.73%) Apache
7 5 (3.73%) iPlanet
7 5 (3.73%) Node.js
8 2 (1.49%) WordPress
9 1 (0.75%) CICS
9 1 (0.75%) IIS
9 1 (0.75%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (18.66%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (14.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (12.69%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.49%) BigMachines
6 2 (1.49%) Eloqua
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
3 3 (2.24%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.49%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) Internet
2 12 (8.96%) HTTP
3 6 (4.48%) LAN
4 5 (3.73%) FTP
4 5 (3.73%) NAS
4 5 (3.73%) SAN
4 5 (3.73%) SMTP
5 4 (2.99%) Firewall
5 4 (2.99%) SSL
6 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.75%) LDAP
6 1 (0.75%) MPLS
6 1 (0.75%) VLAN
6 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.40%) Oracle Database
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (6.72%) DB2
3 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (2.24%) Big Data
7 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.49%) Ingres
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.49%) QlikView
8 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.49%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (12.69%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.48%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.73%) Introscope
4 3 (2.24%) FishEye
4 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.24%) JIRA
4 3 (2.24%) Maven
4 3 (2.24%) Subversion
5 2 (1.49%) Gradle
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.75%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.75%) JUnit
6 1 (0.75%) Mockito
6 1 (0.75%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (26.87%) Finance
2 18 (13.43%) Banking
3 12 (8.96%) Local Government
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (41.79%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Architect
3 24 (17.91%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.70%) Consultant
6 12 (8.96%) E-Business Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Oracle Team Leader
7 11 (8.21%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.72%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.97%) Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) E-Business Team Leader
9 8 (5.97%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Java Architect
11 6 (4.48%) Java Consultant
11 6 (4.48%) Technical Manager
12 5 (3.73%) Applications Manager
12 5 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) XML
2 16 (11.94%) Spring
3 14 (10.45%) HTML
4 12 (8.96%) Middleware
5 9 (6.72%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.72%) HTML5
6 8 (5.97%) J2EE
6 8 (5.97%) Web Services
7 7 (5.22%) JDBC
8 6 (4.48%) .NET
9 5 (3.73%) CSS
9 5 (3.73%) SAP XI
10 4 (2.99%) Java EE
10 4 (2.99%) jQuery
10 4 (2.99%) JSP
10 4 (2.99%) Struts
10 4 (2.99%) XMPP
11 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.24%) Servlets
11 3 (2.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) CMDB
3 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.24%) AS400
4 3 (2.24%) DLPAR
4 3 (2.24%) HACMP
4 3 (2.24%) User Experience
5 2 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) LPAR
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.75%) PMI
6 1 (0.75%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Unix
2 20 (14.93%) Linux
3 17 (12.69%) Windows
4 16 (11.94%) Solaris
5 13 (9.70%) AIX
6 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.99%) MVS
9 3 (2.24%) Android
9 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.24%) HPUX
9 3 (2.24%) VME
10 1 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.16%) Migration
2 18 (13.43%) Workflow
3 16 (11.94%) ETL
4 14 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (8.96%) ERP
5 12 (8.96%) Unit Testing
6 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
7 8 (5.97%) Integration Testing
7 8 (5.97%) ITIL
7 8 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.22%) Change Management
8 7 (5.22%) SOA
8 7 (5.22%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.48%) MVC
9 6 (4.48%) OOP
10 5 (3.73%) OO
10 5 (3.73%) Project Management
10 5 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.03%) SQL
2 36 (26.87%) Java
3 29 (21.64%) PL/SQL
4 16 (11.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.99%) C#
5 4 (2.99%) Jython
5 4 (2.99%) Korn
5 4 (2.99%) Perl
5 4 (2.99%) PHP
5 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.24%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.49%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.49%) R
8 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) COBOL
8 1 (0.75%) Python
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) Degree
3 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) ISO 9001
1 6 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.73%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.24%) KVM
3 3 (2.24%) Xen
4 1 (0.75%) Docker
4 1 (0.75%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) CA Wily
2 3 (2.24%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.49%) StatsD
4 1 (0.75%) Legato
4 1 (0.75%) Netcool
4 1 (0.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) IBM
2 12 (8.96%) SAP
3 8 (5.97%) VMware
4 6 (4.48%) Teradata
5 5 (3.73%) CA
5 5 (3.73%) Citrix
5 5 (3.73%) Informatica
5 5 (3.73%) Sun
5 5 (3.73%) webMethods
6 4 (2.99%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.99%) Cisco
6 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.24%) ATG
7 3 (2.24%) Cognos
7 3 (2.24%) EMC
7 3 (2.24%) Kofax
7 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.24%) PlateSpin
8 2 (1.49%) Siebel
8 2 (1.49%) Sybase
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