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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 3 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 137 74 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.56% 7.52% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 34.08% 17.92% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 26
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.98% -11.75%
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
402 413 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.54% 41.97% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 182 197
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 £110 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 48 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.90 £55.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +16 77 £423 +43.82% 6
Chester 0 13 £413 +10.00% 7
Knutsford +10 12 £373 +8.75% 1
Crewe - 4 - - 1
Runcorn +4 3 - -
Macclesfield 0 1 - - 2
Daresbury - 1 - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 90 (43.27%) SQL
2 83 (39.90%) Finance
3 75 (36.06%) Oracle EBS
4 70 (33.65%) Security Cleared
5 65 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 58 (27.88%) Oracle EBS R12
7 45 (21.63%) Java
8 44 (21.15%) PL/SQL
9 42 (20.19%) Windows
10 37 (17.79%) XML
11 36 (17.31%) UNIX
12 32 (15.38%) CRM
13 30 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (13.46%) Workflow
15 27 (12.98%) Oracle Workflow
15 27 (12.98%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (12.02%) Linux
16 25 (12.02%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
18 23 (11.06%) Oracle Forms
18 23 (11.06%) Oracle Database
19 22 (10.58%) Oracle BI EE
20 21 (10.10%) Spring
21 20 (9.62%) Migration
21 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
22 19 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
23 18 (8.65%) J2EE
24 17 (8.17%) E-business
25 16 (7.69%) SOAP
26 15 (7.21%) Solaris

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (12.98%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (4.33%) IIS
3 9 (4.33%) JBoss
4 6 (2.88%) SAS
4 6 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.92%) Documentum
6 4 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.44%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.96%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.96%) Apache
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.48%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.48%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.48%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 8 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) MS Project
3 2 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 75 (36.06%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (27.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (7.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 12 (5.77%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 11 (5.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (5.29%) Oracle iProcurement
7 9 (4.33%) Oracle Payroll
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 4 (1.92%) Oracle HRMS
9 4 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) SSH
1 8 (3.85%) Firewall
1 8 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 6 (2.88%) HTTP
3 5 (2.40%) SAN
4 4 (1.92%) NAS
4 4 (1.92%) Intranet
5 3 (1.44%) DHCP
5 3 (1.44%) FTP
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) LDAP
7 1 (0.48%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) SMTP
7 1 (0.48%) DMZ
7 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.98%) Oracle Reports
2 23 (11.06%) Oracle Database
3 22 (10.58%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (6.25%) DB2
5 12 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.29%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.81%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.33%) MySQL
9 8 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.88%) JasperReports
11 5 (2.40%) BODI
12 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.44%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.96%) MS Access
14 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (11.06%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (6.73%) Subversion
3 6 (2.88%) Maven
3 6 (2.88%) JUnit
4 5 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.44%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.96%) JIRA
7 2 (0.96%) Bower
7 2 (0.96%) Grunt
7 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.48%) Ant
8 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.48%) Introscope
8 1 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.48%) Hudson
8 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.48%) Mockito
General
1 83 (39.90%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Advertising
2 13 (6.25%) Banking
2 13 (6.25%) Local Government
3 10 (4.81%) Retail
4 8 (3.85%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (36.54%) Developer
2 64 (30.77%) Consultant
3 46 (22.12%) Oracle Consultant
4 36 (17.31%) Oracle Developer
5 33 (15.87%) Architect
6 26 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 22 (10.58%) Functional Consultant
8 17 (8.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 15 (7.21%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
9 15 (7.21%) Payroll Consultant
10 13 (6.25%) Analyst
10 13 (6.25%) Oracle HR Consultant
11 12 (5.77%) Technical Architect
12 11 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.33%) E-Business Consultant
14 7 (3.37%) Project Manager
14 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (3.37%) Oracle Financials Consultant
14 7 (3.37%) Designer
15 5 (2.40%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.79%) XML
2 21 (10.10%) Spring
3 18 (8.65%) J2EE
4 16 (7.69%) SOAP
5 15 (7.21%) Java EE
6 13 (6.25%) HTML
7 11 (5.29%) .NET
7 11 (5.29%) Web Services
7 11 (5.29%) Middleware
8 10 (4.81%) JDBC
8 10 (4.81%) JSP
9 8 (3.85%) Struts
10 6 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (2.88%) Apache Camel
10 6 (2.88%) JSF
11 5 (2.40%) EJB
12 4 (1.92%) CSS
13 3 (1.44%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.44%) JAX-RS
13 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.02%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.37%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.96%) LPAR
6 2 (0.96%) Open Source
6 2 (0.96%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.96%) SCORM
6 2 (0.96%) GIS
6 2 (0.96%) HACMP
6 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.48%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) AS400
7 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.48%) Tandem
7 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.19%) Windows
2 36 (17.31%) UNIX
3 25 (12.02%) Linux
4 15 (7.21%) Solaris
5 8 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.88%) HPUX
8 4 (1.92%) AIX
9 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.96%) CentOS
10 2 (0.96%) Android
10 2 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.48%) VMS
11 1 (0.48%) SUSE
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.38%) CRM
2 30 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (13.46%) Workflow
4 20 (9.62%) Migration
5 19 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (8.17%) E-business
7 15 (7.21%) Data Modelling
8 14 (6.73%) Information Security
8 14 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.73%) SOA
9 10 (4.81%) EAM
9 10 (4.81%) ITIL
10 9 (4.33%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.33%) PRINCE
11 8 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.85%) Cash Management
11 8 (3.85%) Data Architecture
11 8 (3.85%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (3.37%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.27%) SQL
2 45 (21.63%) Java
3 44 (21.15%) PL/SQL
4 12 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.29%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.33%) XPath
7 6 (2.88%) C#
7 6 (2.88%) Python
8 4 (1.92%) PHP
9 3 (1.44%) Perl
10 2 (0.96%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) VBA
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.48%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.48%) AWK
11 1 (0.48%) Jython
11 1 (0.48%) VB6
11 1 (0.48%) sed
Qualifications
1 70 (33.65%) Security Cleared
2 65 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.81%) Degree
4 6 (2.88%) CISSP
5 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.96%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.96%) GPFS
4 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.88%) Nessus
2 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.48%) Foglight
3 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.48%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.73%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.25%) SAP
3 13 (6.25%) VMware
4 8 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.37%) IBM
5 7 (3.37%) HP
5 7 (3.37%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.40%) Cisco
6 5 (2.40%) Compuware
7 4 (1.92%) F5
7 4 (1.92%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.44%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.44%) Informatica
9 2 (0.96%) ESRI
9 2 (0.96%) Sybase
10 1 (0.48%) Sun
10 1 (0.48%) Siebel
10 1 (0.48%) Remedy
10 1 (0.48%) NetApp
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