The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Lancashire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle 53 16 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.70% 5.93% 23.23%
As % of the Vendors category 24.88% 13.22% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 49
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -23.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -10.26%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 121 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.02% 44.81% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 49 105
Average daily rate £338 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Preston - 15 £333 - 5
Blackburn - 4 £225 -
Lancaster - 1 £400 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Chorley - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 30 (36.59%) SQL
1 30 (36.59%) Data Modelling
1 30 (36.59%) Informatica
2 29 (35.37%) ETL
3 26 (31.71%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (25.61%) ERwin
4 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
5 19 (23.17%) Migration
6 17 (20.73%) PL/SQL
7 16 (19.51%) PowerCenter
8 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
8 15 (18.29%) HP
8 15 (18.29%) Windows
9 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
10 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
10 13 (15.85%) CA
10 13 (15.85%) Shell Script
10 13 (15.85%) Finance
10 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database
11 12 (14.63%) Web Services
12 11 (13.41%) UNIX
12 11 (13.41%) Business Objects
12 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (13.41%) VMware
13 10 (12.20%) Business Analysis
13 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
13 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (10.98%) Firewall
14 9 (10.98%) HTML
14 9 (10.98%) CSS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) CMS
3 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.54%) IIS
4 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.10%) Escenic
5 5 (6.10%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (6.10%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.22%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
1 1 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Firewall
2 8 (9.76%) LAN
2 8 (9.76%) WAN
3 7 (8.54%) SAN
4 3 (3.66%) PuTTY
4 3 (3.66%) FTP
4 3 (3.66%) HTTP
4 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
3 16 (19.51%) PowerCenter
4 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (7.32%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
7 5 (6.10%) Big Data
7 5 (6.10%) MySQL
8 4 (4.88%) QlikView
9 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.22%) DB2
10 1 (1.22%) OLAP
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (25.61%) ERwin
2 6 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (3.66%) Toad
3 3 (3.66%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.44%) Rational Rose
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Consultant
3 10 (12.20%) Designer
4 9 (10.98%) Data Modeller
5 6 (7.32%) Informatica Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Java Programmer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Programmer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (6.10%) Security Advisor
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.88%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) Web Services
2 9 (10.98%) CSS
2 9 (10.98%) HTML
3 7 (8.54%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) J2EE
4 6 (7.32%) XML
4 6 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 6 (7.32%) Spring
4 6 (7.32%) Velocity
4 6 (7.32%) jQuery
4 6 (7.32%) HTML5
4 6 (7.32%) CSS3
4 6 (7.32%) Struts
5 5 (6.10%) Java RMI
5 5 (6.10%) LAMP
5 5 (6.10%) JSF
5 5 (6.10%) Ajax
5 5 (6.10%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (6.10%) EJB
6 3 (3.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Data Integration
2 7 (8.54%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.88%) Wiki
3 4 (4.88%) RMADS
4 3 (3.66%) CESG
4 3 (3.66%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) UNIX
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.10%) Solaris
6 3 (3.66%) Linux
6 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.66%) AIX
6 3 (3.66%) HPUX
6 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Data Modelling
2 29 (35.37%) ETL
3 19 (23.17%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.98%) Change Control
6 8 (9.76%) Data Architecture
6 8 (9.76%) EAI
6 8 (9.76%) Validation
6 8 (9.76%) Data Management
7 7 (8.54%) Scrum
8 6 (7.32%) Workflow
8 6 (7.32%) TDD
8 6 (7.32%) RUP
8 6 (7.32%) ITIL
8 6 (7.32%) UML
8 6 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.32%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) SQL
2 17 (20.73%) PL/SQL
3 13 (15.85%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.76%) Java
5 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.32%) Scala
6 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.10%) C#
8 4 (4.88%) VB
9 3 (3.66%) Perl
10 2 (2.44%) COBOL
10 2 (2.44%) JCL
11 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.22%) R
11 1 (1.22%) SELCOPY
11 1 (1.22%) VBA
11 1 (1.22%) REXX
11 1 (1.22%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) Degree
4 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.66%) ISEB
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PMP
7 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (8.54%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.66%) Unicenter
2 3 (3.66%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.22%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Informatica
2 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) HP
3 13 (15.85%) CA
4 11 (13.41%) VMware
4 11 (13.41%) Business Objects
5 8 (9.76%) Citrix
5 8 (9.76%) Siebel
6 7 (8.54%) IronPort
6 7 (8.54%) Open Text
7 6 (7.32%) Talend
7 6 (7.32%) JBoss
8 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.66%) BT
9 3 (3.66%) SAP
10 2 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (1.22%) Cognos
11 1 (1.22%) IBM
11 1 (1.22%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.22%) Aquila
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