The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Knutsford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 14 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.39% 5.00% 17.81%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 9.52% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £260 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 40.68% 52.50% 56.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 19
Average daily rate £269 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £246 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £366 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
Cheshire

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (20.00%) CISA
5 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) GIAC
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (10.00%) Retail

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (10.00%) Gentran
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ISPF
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) JCL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) CISA
1 2 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark