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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 8 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 63 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.97% 7.81% 8.91%
As % of the Vendors category 28.13% 18.07% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 27
Median daily rate £450 £407 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% +8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £315 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £23.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
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
224 166 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.67% 43.23% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 99 104
Median daily rate £388 £301 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% +6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.39 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool +21 35 £450 +50.00%
Preston -6 9 £350 -30.00%
Lytham St Annes - 4 £450 - 2
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 76 (55.88%) Linux
2 52 (38.24%) COBOL
3 50 (36.76%) Java
4 48 (35.29%) Tuxedo
5 47 (34.56%) Oracle Database
6 44 (32.35%) Relational Database
7 41 (30.15%) Micro Focus
8 40 (29.41%) Windows
9 39 (28.68%) RDBMS
9 39 (28.68%) Bash Shell
10 33 (24.26%) C
11 31 (22.79%) Clustering
12 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (22.06%) Finance
13 29 (21.32%) Shell Script
14 24 (17.65%) Project Management
14 24 (17.65%) SQL
15 23 (16.91%) Security Cleared
16 21 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (15.44%) Mainframe
17 20 (14.71%) Waterfall
18 19 (13.97%) Unix
19 18 (13.24%) Python
20 17 (12.50%) Migration
21 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
22 15 (11.03%) C#
22 15 (11.03%) C++
22 15 (11.03%) XML
22 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
22 15 (11.03%) OO

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 48 (35.29%) Tuxedo
2 14 (10.29%) Apache
3 7 (5.15%) JBoss
4 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.47%) FileNet
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) Liferay
6 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.74%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.74%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) IaaS
2 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) HTTP
2 4 (2.94%) DHCP
3 3 (2.21%) DNS
3 3 (2.21%) Firewall
3 3 (2.21%) FTP
3 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.47%) Internet
4 2 (1.47%) LAN
4 2 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.47%) SAN
4 2 (1.47%) VLAN
4 2 (1.47%) WAN
4 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.56%) Oracle Database
2 44 (32.35%) Relational Database
3 39 (28.68%) RDBMS
4 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.35%) DB2
6 9 (6.62%) MySQL
7 8 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.68%) Ingres
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.47%) Big Data
11 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) ClearCase
1 11 (8.09%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (7.35%) JIRA
3 8 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.41%) ClearQuest
4 6 (4.41%) ERwin
5 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.94%) NetBeans
6 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.47%) Rational Robot
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Avionics
5 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (36.76%) Developer
2 17 (12.50%) Architect
3 15 (11.03%) Analyst
4 13 (9.56%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (8.09%) DBA
6 10 (7.35%) Administrator
6 10 (7.35%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) ETL Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Oracle Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.41%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.68%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.68%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) XML
2 14 (10.29%) .NET
3 9 (6.62%) Middleware
4 6 (4.41%) CodeIgniter
4 6 (4.41%) jQuery
5 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.68%) SOAP
5 5 (3.68%) WinForms
5 5 (3.68%) WPF
6 4 (2.94%) Highcharts JS
7 3 (2.21%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.21%) HTML
7 3 (2.21%) J2EE
7 3 (2.21%) XSD
7 3 (2.21%) XSLT
8 2 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.47%) CSS
8 2 (1.47%) JDBC
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.79%) Clustering
2 21 (15.44%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.94%) Replication
5 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.21%) User Experience
6 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.47%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.47%) Tandem
6 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Economics
7 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (55.88%) Linux
2 40 (29.41%) Windows
3 21 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (13.97%) Unix
5 12 (8.82%) VME
6 9 (6.62%) AIX
7 8 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.41%) Solaris
8 6 (4.41%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.94%) HPUX
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.74%) OS/390
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.65%) Project Management
3 20 (14.71%) Waterfall
4 17 (12.50%) Migration
5 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
5 15 (11.03%) OO
6 13 (9.56%) Risk Management
7 12 (8.82%) UML
8 11 (8.09%) Open Source
9 10 (7.35%) Agile Project Management
9 10 (7.35%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.62%) ITIL
10 9 (6.62%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (6.62%) Service Design
10 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (6.62%) Supplier Management
10 9 (6.62%) Use Case
11 7 (5.15%) ETL
12 6 (4.41%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.24%) COBOL
2 50 (36.76%) Java
3 39 (28.68%) Bash Shell
4 33 (24.26%) C
5 29 (21.32%) Shell Script
6 24 (17.65%) SQL
7 18 (13.24%) Python
8 15 (11.03%) C#
8 15 (11.03%) C++
9 10 (7.35%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.15%) VB
10 7 (5.15%) VC++
11 6 (4.41%) PHP
11 6 (4.41%) VB6
12 5 (3.68%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.68%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.47%) JCL
14 2 (1.47%) R
15 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.21%) Degree
5 1 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.35%) Puppet
3 6 (4.41%) WSUS
4 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.47%) StatsD
6 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (30.15%) Micro Focus
2 15 (11.03%) Red Hat
2 15 (11.03%) VMware
3 13 (9.56%) IBM
4 10 (7.35%) SaltStack
5 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.88%) Citrix
7 6 (4.41%) Informatica
8 5 (3.68%) HP
9 4 (2.94%) EMC
10 3 (2.21%) Cisco
11 2 (1.47%) Apigee
11 2 (1.47%) Ektron
11 2 (1.47%) Genesys
11 2 (1.47%) Mashery
11 2 (1.47%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.47%) NetApp
11 2 (1.47%) Tableau
11 2 (1.47%) Teradata
12 1 (0.74%) Curam
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