The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 20 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.42% 0.48% 2.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 18.75% 7.69% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £59.83
Oracle Applications
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Business Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
16 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.90% 6.28% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 3
Average daily rate £425 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Chester region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Chester region.

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Oracle Applications
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle