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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 7 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 71 50 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.40% 12.20% 6.76%
As % of the Vendors category 33.49% 23.26% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 7
Average daily rate
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£493 £361 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.33% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £287 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
212 215 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.00% 52.44% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 126 52
Average daily rate £440 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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
Blackpool -1 39 £493 +31.33%
Preston +3 14 £500 +50.37% 1
Lytham St Annes +5 1 - - 2
Lancaster +4 1 £290 -27.50%
Chorley -2 1 - - 3
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (60.00%) SQL
2 54 (46.96%) PL/SQL
3 37 (32.17%) Data Modelling
3 37 (32.17%) Oracle Database
4 36 (31.30%) SQL Server
5 34 (29.57%) Java
6 33 (28.70%) Security Cleared
7 30 (26.09%) Data Security
8 25 (21.74%) ETL
8 25 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 25 (21.74%) Algorithms
9 23 (20.00%) ERwin
10 22 (19.13%) T-SQL
11 21 (18.26%) C++
12 20 (17.39%) SC Cleared
13 19 (16.52%) Informatica
14 18 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (15.65%) Test Scripting
15 17 (14.78%) JBoss
16 16 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
17 15 (13.04%) SAS
17 15 (13.04%) ERP
18 14 (12.17%) Oracle Database 11g
19 13 (11.30%) Dimensional Modelling
19 13 (11.30%) Base SAS
19 13 (11.30%) Web Services
19 13 (11.30%) Shell Script
19 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
20 12 (10.43%) SAP

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (14.78%) JBoss
2 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
3 15 (13.04%) SAS
4 9 (7.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.35%) Tuxedo
7 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.87%) Node.js
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.96%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (6.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.61%) MS Project
3 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.87%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.35%) SAP HCM
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.87%) Maximo
6 1 (0.87%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (32.17%) Oracle Database
2 36 (31.30%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (11.30%) Base SAS
4 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (8.70%) RDBMS
7 9 (7.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (7.83%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.74%) SQLBase
10 1 (0.87%) MySQL
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 23 (20.00%) ERwin
2 10 (8.70%) ProC
3 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.22%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.35%) JIRA
6 4 (3.48%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (3.48%) Facilita Forecast
7 3 (2.61%) LoadUI
7 3 (2.61%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.61%) JMeter
8 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.87%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 11 (9.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.48%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Back Office
5 2 (1.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.87%) Avionics
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (37.39%) Developer
2 15 (13.04%) Analyst
3 13 (11.30%) ETL Developer
4 12 (10.43%) SAS Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Data Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) Consultant
5 8 (6.96%) Informatica Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Oracle Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Tester
8 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.48%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (2.61%) Administrator
10 3 (2.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) Web Services
2 12 (10.43%) Velocity
3 10 (8.70%) .NET
3 10 (8.70%) JSP
4 9 (7.83%) HTML
5 7 (6.09%) XML
6 2 (1.74%) J2EE
7 1 (0.87%) CSS
7 1 (0.87%) jQuery
7 1 (0.87%) Java EE 5
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.87%) XSL
7 1 (0.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.87%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.87%) Spring
7 1 (0.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Algorithms
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.48%) Life Science
3 4 (3.48%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (8.70%) Windows
3 9 (7.83%) UNIX
3 9 (7.83%) Solaris
4 6 (5.22%) Linux
5 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) Data Modelling
2 30 (26.09%) Data Security
3 25 (21.74%) ETL
4 18 (15.65%) Test Scripting
5 16 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (13.04%) ERP
7 13 (11.30%) Dimensional Modelling
8 12 (10.43%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.57%) Data Migration
9 11 (9.57%) Migration
10 10 (8.70%) Performance Testing
11 9 (7.83%) UML
12 8 (6.96%) Data Mapping
13 7 (6.09%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (5.22%) ITIL
14 6 (5.22%) Analytics
14 6 (5.22%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.35%) SDLC
15 5 (4.35%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.00%) SQL
2 54 (46.96%) PL/SQL
3 34 (29.57%) Java
4 22 (19.13%) T-SQL
5 21 (18.26%) C++
6 13 (11.30%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.83%) C
8 4 (3.48%) C#
9 3 (2.61%) VB
9 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.61%) VBA
10 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.87%) R
11 1 (0.87%) sed
11 1 (0.87%) Perl
11 1 (0.87%) AWK
11 1 (0.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.87%) Korn
11 1 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.43%) Degree
4 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.61%) HND
5 3 (2.61%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.87%) OCP
6 1 (0.87%) OCA
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.87%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.87%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.52%) Informatica
3 12 (10.43%) SAP
4 7 (6.09%) Curam
5 5 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (4.35%) Baan
6 4 (3.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.74%) Tableau
8 1 (0.87%) Talend
8 1 (0.87%) Apigee
8 1 (0.87%) Mashery
8 1 (0.87%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.87%) BT
8 1 (0.87%) Teradata
8 1 (0.87%) Cognos
8 1 (0.87%) HP
8 1 (0.87%) Citrix
8 1 (0.87%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.87%) Endeca
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago