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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 4 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 119 86 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.44% 8.76% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 31.99% 19.55% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 26
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£400 £373 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
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
372 440 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.38% 44.81% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 194 209
Average daily rate £393 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £261 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £56.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +10 66 £429 +42.94% 2
Knutsford +10 12 £325 -5.10%
Chester -3 8 £400 +6.66% 7
Crewe - 6 £400 - 1
Runcorn +2 1 - - 3
Macclesfield -1 1 - - 2
Daresbury - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Northwich - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 83 (43.23%) SQL
2 76 (39.58%) Finance
3 70 (36.46%) Oracle EBS
4 64 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 62 (32.29%) SC Cleared
6 53 (27.60%) Oracle EBS R12
7 37 (19.27%) PL/SQL
8 36 (18.75%) UNIX
9 35 (18.23%) Windows
9 35 (18.23%) Java
10 34 (17.71%) CRM
11 30 (15.63%) XML
11 30 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (15.10%) Oracle Reports
13 26 (13.54%) Workflow
13 26 (13.54%) Oracle Workflow
14 25 (13.02%) Linux
14 25 (13.02%) Oracle Database
15 24 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
16 23 (11.98%) Oracle Forms
17 21 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (10.42%) Migration
19 19 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (9.90%) Oracle Applications
20 18 (9.38%) SOA
21 16 (8.33%) Spring
21 16 (8.33%) J2EE
22 15 (7.81%) SAP
22 15 (7.81%) Solaris
22 15 (7.81%) Middleware

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 26 (13.54%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (7.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.17%) JBoss
4 7 (3.65%) IIS
5 6 (3.13%) SAS
6 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.08%) Documentum
6 4 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.56%) Apache
7 3 (1.56%) iPlanet
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.52%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.52%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 70 (36.46%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (27.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (9.90%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (7.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 10 (5.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (5.21%) Oracle iProcurement
5 10 (5.21%) Oracle Payroll
6 9 (4.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (1.04%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) Firewall
2 5 (2.60%) SSH
2 5 (2.60%) WAN
2 5 (2.60%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.08%) SAN
3 4 (2.08%) Intranet
3 4 (2.08%) NAS
3 4 (2.08%) FTP
3 4 (2.08%) HTTP
4 3 (1.56%) DHCP
5 2 (1.04%) LDAP
6 1 (0.52%) SMTP
6 1 (0.52%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.52%) Wireless
6 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.10%) Oracle Reports
2 25 (13.02%) Oracle Database
3 24 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (7.29%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.77%) DB2
6 12 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.17%) MySQL
8 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.13%) JasperReports
10 5 (2.60%) BODI
10 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.56%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.56%) MS Access
12 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (11.98%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (6.25%) Subversion
3 5 (2.60%) Maven
4 4 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.56%) JDeveloper
5 3 (1.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.52%) Ant
6 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 76 (39.58%) Finance
2 13 (6.77%) Advertising
2 13 (6.77%) Local Government
3 11 (5.73%) Banking
4 10 (5.21%) Retail
5 8 (4.17%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (31.77%) Developer
2 55 (28.65%) Consultant
3 40 (20.83%) Architect
3 40 (20.83%) Oracle Consultant
4 32 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 19 (9.90%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.85%) Functional Consultant
7 16 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 15 (7.81%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 15 (7.81%) Payroll Consultant
9 14 (7.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 13 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (6.25%) Oracle HR Consultant
12 9 (4.69%) Analyst
13 8 (4.17%) E-Business Consultant
14 7 (3.65%) Oracle Financials Consultant
15 6 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
15 6 (3.13%) Designer
16 5 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Developer
16 5 (2.60%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.63%) XML
2 16 (8.33%) J2EE
2 16 (8.33%) Spring
3 15 (7.81%) Middleware
4 13 (6.77%) SOAP
5 11 (5.73%) Java EE
6 10 (5.21%) .NET
7 9 (4.69%) JDBC
8 8 (4.17%) HTML
9 7 (3.65%) EJB
9 7 (3.65%) Web Services
10 6 (3.13%) JSF
10 6 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (3.13%) JSP
11 5 (2.60%) Struts
11 5 (2.60%) Apache Camel
12 4 (2.08%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.56%) XSLT
13 3 (1.56%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.17%) Reference Data
5 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.13%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.04%) LPAR
6 2 (1.04%) SCORM
6 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.04%) HACMP
6 2 (1.04%) CMDB
6 2 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) GIS
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) Tandem
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
7 1 (0.52%) AS400
7 1 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.75%) UNIX
2 35 (18.23%) Windows
3 25 (13.02%) Linux
4 15 (7.81%) Solaris
5 7 (3.65%) HPUX
5 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.60%) AIX
7 3 (1.56%) CentOS
7 3 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.04%) SUSE
8 2 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.71%) CRM
2 30 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (13.54%) Workflow
4 20 (10.42%) Migration
5 19 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (9.38%) SOA
7 14 (7.29%) Data Modelling
7 14 (7.29%) E-business
8 12 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.69%) Information Security
9 9 (4.69%) EAM
9 9 (4.69%) ITIL
9 9 (4.69%) Data Architecture
10 8 (4.17%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.17%) PRINCE
10 8 (4.17%) Cash Management
11 7 (3.65%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (3.13%) SIEM
12 6 (3.13%) EAI
12 6 (3.13%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 83 (43.23%) SQL
2 37 (19.27%) PL/SQL
3 35 (18.23%) Java
4 11 (5.73%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.60%) Python
5 5 (2.60%) XPath
5 5 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.60%) C#
6 3 (1.56%) VB
6 3 (1.56%) Perl
7 2 (1.04%) PHP
7 2 (1.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.52%) sed
8 1 (0.52%) AWK
8 1 (0.52%) Jython
8 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 64 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 62 (32.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.69%) Degree
4 5 (2.60%) CISSP
5 4 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.08%) ISEB
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.04%) PowerHA
4 2 (1.04%) GPFS
4 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) Nessus
2 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.52%) Foglight
4 1 (0.52%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (7.81%) SAP
2 14 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.29%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.77%) VMware
4 8 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.65%) HP
6 6 (3.13%) ArcSight
7 5 (2.60%) Cisco
7 5 (2.60%) IBM
8 4 (2.08%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.08%) Compuware
8 4 (2.08%) F5
8 4 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (1.56%) Informatica
10 2 (1.04%) Sybase
10 2 (1.04%) Remedy
11 1 (0.52%) ESRI
11 1 (0.52%) Teradata
11 1 (0.52%) Tumbleweed
11 1 (0.52%) Tableau
Macclesfield
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Experis Ltd
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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