The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 25 5
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle 54 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.89% 6.40% 15.77%
As % of the Vendors category 26.60% 18.00% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 25
Average daily rate
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£415 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.70% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £400 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.05 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
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 Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
203 150 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.45% 35.55% 55.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 77 57
Average daily rate £331 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.36% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.21 £33.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +10 19 £375 -6.31%
Blackpool +14 12 £550 -
Burnley -1 3 £475 -
Lytham St Annes +3 2 £451 +56.69%
Blackburn 0 1 £400 - 4
Chorley - - - - 1
Rossendale - - - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 69 (50.74%) SQL
2 50 (36.76%) Oracle Database
3 48 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 38 (27.94%) Security Cleared
5 31 (22.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (22.06%) Java
7 25 (18.38%) XML
7 25 (18.38%) SC Cleared
8 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (16.91%) SAS
10 22 (16.18%) .NET
11 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
11 21 (15.44%) HTML
12 18 (13.24%) Data Modelling
13 16 (11.76%) Data Security
14 15 (11.03%) Dimensional Modelling
14 15 (11.03%) Base SAS
14 15 (11.03%) ERP
15 14 (10.29%) UNIX
15 14 (10.29%) Algorithms
16 13 (9.56%) Windows
16 13 (9.56%) Informatica
16 13 (9.56%) Migration
17 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
17 12 (8.82%) CSS
18 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
18 11 (8.09%) C#
18 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
18 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
18 11 (8.09%) Finance

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 23 (16.91%) SAS
2 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.35%) Umbraco
4 9 (6.62%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.68%) JBoss
6 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle 9iAS
7 1 (0.74%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.74%) Node.js
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.21%) MS Project
2 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.74%) Summit
5 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) SaaS
1 3 (2.21%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) FTP
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
1 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
1 1 (0.74%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (36.76%) Oracle Database
2 31 (22.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
4 15 (11.03%) Base SAS
5 11 (8.09%) RDBMS
5 11 (8.09%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.62%) IMS/DB
6 9 (6.62%) DB2
7 8 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.68%) MS Access
9 4 (2.94%) MySQL
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (1.47%) SQLBase
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.47%) TKPROF
10 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.88%) JIRA
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.21%) Selenium
4 3 (2.21%) Maven
4 3 (2.21%) Ant
4 3 (2.21%) JUnit
4 3 (2.21%) Toad
5 2 (1.47%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.47%) ProC
6 1 (0.74%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.74%) ERwin
6 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
1 11 (8.09%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Local Government
3 1 (0.74%) Marketing
3 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.74%) Banking
3 1 (0.74%) Billing
3 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 37 (27.21%) Developer
2 16 (11.76%) Integration Manager
3 15 (11.03%) Architect
4 13 (9.56%) Analyst
4 13 (9.56%) SAS Developer
5 10 (7.35%) Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) Mainframe Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Administrator
7 8 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.68%) Programmer
11 4 (2.94%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.94%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.38%) XML
2 22 (16.18%) .NET
3 21 (15.44%) HTML
4 12 (8.82%) CSS
5 10 (7.35%) Classic ASP
5 10 (7.35%) HTML5
5 10 (7.35%) CSS3
5 10 (7.35%) PhoneGap
6 7 (5.15%) Web Services
7 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.41%) XML Messaging
8 4 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.94%) Spring
8 4 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.21%) Apache Wicket
9 3 (2.21%) RESTful
9 3 (2.21%) Spring MVC
9 3 (2.21%) Struts
10 2 (1.47%) JSP
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Algorithms
2 10 (7.35%) Data Structures
3 9 (6.62%) Mainframe
4 8 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.15%) Open Source
5 7 (5.15%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) Life Science
7 2 (1.47%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.47%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.29%) UNIX
2 13 (9.56%) Windows
3 7 (5.15%) Solaris
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.68%) Linux
6 3 (2.21%) HPUX
7 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (13.24%) Data Modelling
3 16 (11.76%) Data Security
4 15 (11.03%) ERP
4 15 (11.03%) Dimensional Modelling
5 13 (9.56%) Migration
6 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.09%) Test Scripting
8 10 (7.35%) MVC
8 10 (7.35%) UML
9 9 (6.62%) ETL
9 9 (6.62%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.62%) Supply Chain Management
10 8 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.88%) ITIL
10 8 (5.88%) Release Management
10 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.41%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.68%) Data Mapping
12 5 (3.68%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.74%) SQL
2 48 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 30 (22.06%) Java
4 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.09%) C#
5 9 (6.62%) PL/1
5 9 (6.62%) JCL
6 6 (4.41%) VBA
7 5 (3.68%) VB
8 4 (2.94%) Perl
8 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.21%) Scala
9 3 (2.21%) Python
10 2 (1.47%) C
10 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.74%) Groovy
11 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (27.94%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.15%) Degree
4 2 (1.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) CA Endevor
2 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (9.56%) Informatica
2 10 (7.35%) IBM
3 9 (6.62%) Syncsort
3 9 (6.62%) Aquila
4 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.15%) VMware
6 4 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.94%) HP
6 4 (2.94%) SAP
6 4 (2.94%) Cognos
7 3 (2.21%) Siebel
7 3 (2.21%) webMethods
7 3 (2.21%) Curam
8 2 (1.47%) Symantec
8 2 (1.47%) Baan
8 2 (1.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix
9 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.74%) Teradata
9 1 (0.74%) Axway