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 19 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.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 4 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 74 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.44% 5.42% 7.85%
As % of the Vendors category 41.11% 15.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 5 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £310 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £395 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.16 - £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.80 - £31.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.98% -11.75%
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
180 60 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.00% 36.14% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 27 81
Average daily rate £315 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.12 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 £200 - 2
Chorley -3 3 £472 +88.80%
Blackburn - 1 £450 - 4
Accrington - - - - 1
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (47.76%) SQL
2 46 (34.33%) PL/SQL
3 41 (30.60%) Data Modelling
3 41 (30.60%) Oracle Database
4 39 (29.10%) Informatica
5 34 (25.37%) ETL
6 31 (23.13%) SQL Server
7 29 (21.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (20.90%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
10 25 (18.66%) ERwin
11 23 (17.16%) Dimensional Modelling
12 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (14.93%) SC Cleared
13 20 (14.93%) PowerCenter
14 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
14 19 (14.18%) Migration
15 17 (12.69%) UNIX
16 15 (11.19%) Business Analysis
17 14 (10.45%) Windows
17 14 (10.45%) Java
17 14 (10.45%) SAS
17 14 (10.45%) Finance
18 13 (9.70%) Degree
19 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
19 12 (8.96%) Shell Script
19 12 (8.96%) Physical Data Model
20 11 (8.21%) CA
20 11 (8.21%) .NET

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (10.45%) SAS
2 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.48%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.24%) JBoss
7 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle 9iAS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.75%) Summit
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) DNS
1 6 (4.48%) LAN
1 6 (4.48%) WAN
2 3 (2.24%) FTP
2 3 (2.24%) HTTP
2 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.24%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.60%) Oracle Database
2 31 (23.13%) SQL Server
3 29 (21.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (20.90%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (14.93%) PowerCenter
6 11 (8.21%) Base SAS
7 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (5.22%) IMS/DB
8 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.22%) DB2
9 5 (3.73%) MS Access
9 5 (3.73%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.49%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 25 (18.66%) ERwin
2 9 (6.72%) Rational Rose
3 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (3.73%) Toad
5 3 (2.24%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.49%) Ant
6 2 (1.49%) JUnit
6 2 (1.49%) Selenium
6 2 (1.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (10.45%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.97%) Marketing
3 1 (0.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Local Government
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.13%) Developer
2 18 (13.43%) Analyst
3 16 (11.94%) Integration Manager
3 16 (11.94%) Designer
4 12 (8.96%) Architect
5 10 (7.46%) SAS Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.97%) Consultant
6 8 (5.97%) Informatica Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Mainframe Developer
8 6 (4.48%) IBM Mainframe Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Data Modeller
8 6 (4.48%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.48%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) DBA
9 5 (3.73%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (3.73%) Programmer
10 4 (2.99%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.99%) Design Engineer
11 3 (2.24%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) .NET
1 11 (8.21%) Web Services
2 9 (6.72%) CSS
2 9 (6.72%) HTML
3 8 (5.97%) XML
4 6 (4.48%) HTML5
4 6 (4.48%) CSS3
4 6 (4.48%) PhoneGap
4 6 (4.48%) ODBC
4 6 (4.48%) Classic ASP
5 3 (2.24%) SOAP
5 3 (2.24%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.49%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.49%) RESTful
6 2 (1.49%) Struts
6 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.49%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.49%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.97%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.22%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.22%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.49%) Open Source
6 2 (1.49%) DataPower
7 1 (0.75%) Life Science
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) UNIX
2 14 (10.45%) Windows
3 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.99%) Linux
6 3 (2.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) HPUX
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Data Modelling
2 34 (25.37%) ETL
3 28 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (17.16%) Dimensional Modelling
5 19 (14.18%) Migration
6 15 (11.19%) Business Analysis
7 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.96%) Physical Data Model
8 10 (7.46%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.72%) Data Architecture
9 9 (6.72%) CRM
10 8 (5.97%) E-business
10 8 (5.97%) Data Security
10 8 (5.97%) EAI
11 7 (5.22%) ITIL
11 7 (5.22%) Project Management
12 6 (4.48%) MVC
12 6 (4.48%) Release Management
12 6 (4.48%) Validation
13 5 (3.73%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 64 (47.76%) SQL
2 46 (34.33%) PL/SQL
3 14 (10.45%) Java
4 12 (8.96%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.97%) C#
5 8 (5.97%) VB
6 7 (5.22%) JCL
6 7 (5.22%) PL/1
7 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.48%) Perl
8 4 (2.99%) VBA
9 3 (2.24%) C
9 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.49%) R
10 2 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.70%) Degree
4 6 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.73%) ISEB
6 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) XenApp
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) CA Endevor
2 3 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (29.10%) Informatica
2 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.21%) CA
4 10 (7.46%) VMware
5 9 (6.72%) Siebel
5 9 (6.72%) IBM
6 7 (5.22%) Aquila
6 7 (5.22%) Syncsort
7 5 (3.73%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (3.73%) HP
8 4 (2.99%) Citrix
8 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.24%) AppSense
9 3 (2.24%) Axway
9 3 (2.24%) Talend
10 1 (0.75%) Teradata
10 1 (0.75%) SAP
10 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.75%) Cognos
10 1 (0.75%) Pegasus
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