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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
North West / Lancashire
Rank 13 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 27 59 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.59% 15.45% 18.22%
As % of the Vendors category 23.68% 37.11% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 58
Median daily rate £502 £450 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% -4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £267 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +19.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £36.70
% change year-on-year
- +3.54%

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
114 159 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.71% 41.62% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 91 121
Median daily rate £423 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 37 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 12 £490 -2.00% 2
Blackpool -7 11 £525 +18.91% 1
Lytham St Annes +1 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 72 (61.02%) Oracle Database
2 45 (38.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 45 (38.14%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (33.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 37 (31.36%) Security Cleared
5 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (26.27%) ITIL
7 28 (23.73%) SQL
7 28 (23.73%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (22.88%) IaaS
9 26 (22.03%) Change Management
9 26 (22.03%) Data Management
10 25 (21.19%) SC Cleared
10 25 (21.19%) Open Source
11 24 (20.34%) Oracle Application Server
12 23 (19.49%) High Availability
13 22 (18.64%) SaaS
13 22 (18.64%) Java
14 21 (17.80%) Unix
14 21 (17.80%) Linux
14 21 (17.80%) PaaS
14 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
15 19 (16.10%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (16.10%) XML
16 18 (15.25%) Windows
16 18 (15.25%) DevOps
17 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
17 15 (12.71%) C#
17 15 (12.71%) Shell Script
17 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (20.34%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.93%) Tuxedo
3 6 (5.08%) Apache
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (4.24%) SAS
4 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.54%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 45 (38.14%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (33.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (10.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 12 (10.17%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (6.78%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.88%) IaaS
2 22 (18.64%) SaaS
3 21 (17.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Firewall
1 6 (5.08%) HTTP
2 5 (4.24%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.39%) FTP
3 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (61.02%) Oracle Database
2 45 (38.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
4 19 (16.10%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
7 11 (9.32%) RDBMS
8 9 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.93%) DB2
10 6 (5.08%) Big Data
10 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
10 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.54%) SQLPlus
12 2 (1.69%) Firebird
13 1 (0.85%) MySQL
13 1 (0.85%) NonStop SQL
13 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Rational Robot
2 7 (5.93%) ClearCase
2 7 (5.93%) JIRA
3 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.69%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.85%) Sahi
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.85%) WATIR
General
1 12 (10.17%) General Ledger
2 10 (8.47%) Finance
3 3 (2.54%) Electronics
4 2 (1.69%) Local Government
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (21.19%) DBA
1 25 (21.19%) Oracle DBA
2 22 (18.64%) Developer
3 15 (12.71%) Architect
4 13 (11.02%) Administrator
5 11 (9.32%) Test Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Database Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) XML
2 14 (11.86%) .NET
3 10 (8.47%) Web Services
4 7 (5.93%) Middleware
4 7 (5.93%) SOAP
5 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.08%) J2EE
5 6 (5.08%) JSON
6 5 (4.24%) Entity Framework
6 5 (4.24%) WinForms
6 5 (4.24%) WPF
6 5 (4.24%) XSD
6 5 (4.24%) XSLT
7 3 (2.54%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.69%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.69%) Spring
8 2 (1.69%) WSDL
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.85%) CSS
9 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.93%) PKI
4 6 (5.08%) Clustering
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) CESG
7 1 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Linux
1 21 (17.80%) Unix
2 18 (15.25%) Windows
3 6 (5.08%) AIX
4 5 (4.24%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.27%) ITIL
3 28 (23.73%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (22.03%) Change Management
4 26 (22.03%) Data Management
5 25 (21.19%) Open Source
6 23 (19.49%) High Availability
7 18 (15.25%) DevOps
8 13 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (10.17%) Cash Management
9 12 (10.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.32%) Problem Management
10 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.32%) TDD
11 10 (8.47%) ERP
12 9 (7.63%) Functional Testing
12 9 (7.63%) SFIA
13 8 (6.78%) Project Management
13 8 (6.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.73%) SQL
2 22 (18.64%) Java
3 15 (12.71%) C#
3 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.71%) Shell Script
4 13 (11.02%) C
4 13 (11.02%) Python
5 10 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.63%) Perl
6 9 (7.63%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.78%) Ruby
8 7 (5.93%) COBOL
9 5 (4.24%) VB
9 5 (4.24%) VB6
10 2 (1.69%) Delphi
11 1 (0.85%) C++
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (31.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (8.47%) ISEB
4 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.24%) Degree
5 5 (4.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.85%) CISSP
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.85%) CLAS
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.39%) Puppet
2 2 (1.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Foglight
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) VMware
3 6 (5.08%) Micro Focus
4 4 (3.39%) Informatica
4 4 (3.39%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.54%) Perforce
6 2 (1.69%) HP
6 2 (1.69%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) Sage
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) Curam
7 1 (0.85%) Imperva
7 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
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