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 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
North West / Lancashire
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 35 96 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.78% 20.96% 14.32%
As % of the Vendors category 31.53% 42.67% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 63 37
Median daily rate £510 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £37.00 £34.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £60.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%

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
111 225 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.70% 49.13% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 139 115
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 50 16
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 March 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
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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 March 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 -3 14 £485 +10.85% 2
Blackpool -6 8 £525 +19.79%
Blackburn -7 2 - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 74 (63.79%) Oracle Database
2 42 (36.21%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (36.21%) Security Cleared
3 41 (35.34%) SQL
4 40 (34.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 39 (33.62%) Oracle EBS R12
6 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (29.31%) ITIL
8 30 (25.86%) SC Cleared
9 28 (24.14%) Change Management
10 27 (23.28%) IaaS
10 27 (23.28%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (22.41%) Data Management
12 25 (21.55%) Open Source
13 24 (20.69%) Oracle Application Server
13 24 (20.69%) Java
14 23 (19.83%) High Availability
15 22 (18.97%) SaaS
15 22 (18.97%) XML
16 21 (18.10%) PaaS
16 21 (18.10%) Relational Database
17 19 (16.38%) Linux
18 18 (15.52%) Oracle Reports
18 18 (15.52%) Windows
18 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
19 17 (14.66%) DevOps
20 15 (12.93%) C#
20 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
20 15 (12.93%) Python
20 15 (12.93%) Shell Script

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 (20.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (8.62%) Apache
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (5.17%) Tuxedo
4 5 (4.31%) SAS
5 3 (2.59%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) PowerExchange
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (36.21%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (33.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (10.34%) Oracle Cash Management
3 12 (10.34%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.28%) IaaS
2 22 (18.97%) SaaS
3 21 (18.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) DHCP
2 2 (1.72%) DNS
2 2 (1.72%) Firewall
2 2 (1.72%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.72%) NAS
2 2 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (63.79%) Oracle Database
2 40 (34.48%) Oracle Database 12c
3 21 (18.10%) Relational Database
4 18 (15.52%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
6 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (8.62%) RDBMS
7 9 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
7 9 (7.76%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.17%) Big Data
8 6 (5.17%) DB2
9 5 (4.31%) TKPROF
10 4 (3.45%) MySQL
11 3 (2.59%) CouchDB
11 3 (2.59%) Firebird
11 3 (2.59%) Neo4j
11 3 (2.59%) Riak
11 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.59%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) JIRA
1 8 (6.90%) Rational Robot
2 7 (6.03%) ClearCase
3 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.31%) Toad
4 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.72%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.86%) Sahi
7 1 (0.86%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) WATIR
General
1 12 (10.34%) Finance
1 12 (10.34%) General Ledger
2 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) DBA
2 28 (24.14%) Developer
2 28 (24.14%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (11.21%) Administrator
3 13 (11.21%) Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Database Specialist
8 5 (4.31%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) XML
2 14 (12.07%) .NET
2 14 (12.07%) Web Services
3 7 (6.03%) SOAP
3 7 (6.03%) Spring
4 6 (5.17%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.17%) J2EE
4 6 (5.17%) JSON
4 6 (5.17%) Middleware
5 5 (4.31%) CSS
5 5 (4.31%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (4.31%) WinForms
5 5 (4.31%) WPF
5 5 (4.31%) XSD
5 5 (4.31%) XSLT
6 4 (3.45%) HTML
7 3 (2.59%) SAX
7 3 (2.59%) WSDL
7 3 (2.59%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.76%) Virtual Team
2 8 (6.90%) Clustering
3 7 (6.03%) PKI
4 2 (1.72%) Life Science
4 2 (1.72%) RIA
4 2 (1.72%) User Experience
4 2 (1.72%) Wiki
5 1 (0.86%) CESG
5 1 (0.86%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Linux
2 18 (15.52%) Windows
3 14 (12.07%) Unix
4 6 (5.17%) AIX
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.86%) CentOS
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) ITIL
3 28 (24.14%) Change Management
4 27 (23.28%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (22.41%) Data Management
6 25 (21.55%) Open Source
7 23 (19.83%) High Availability
8 17 (14.66%) DevOps
9 14 (12.07%) TDD
10 12 (10.34%) Cash Management
10 12 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (10.34%) ERP
11 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.48%) Problem Management
11 11 (9.48%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.62%) BDD
13 9 (7.76%) SFIA
14 8 (6.90%) Integration Testing
14 8 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 8 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.34%) SQL
2 24 (20.69%) Java
3 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.93%) C#
4 15 (12.93%) Python
4 15 (12.93%) Shell Script
5 14 (12.07%) Perl
6 13 (11.21%) C
6 13 (11.21%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.62%) Bash Shell
7 10 (8.62%) Ruby
8 9 (7.76%) COBOL
9 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.31%) VB
10 5 (4.31%) VB6
11 2 (1.72%) Delphi
11 2 (1.72%) Groovy
11 2 (1.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.86%) PHP
12 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.17%) ISEB
6 5 (4.31%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.59%) MCSE
8 2 (1.72%) Degree
8 2 (1.72%) MCITP
9 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.86%) CISSP
9 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.86%) CLAS
9 1 (0.86%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (8.62%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.45%) Puppet
3 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.72%) WSUS
4 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) Micro Focus
3 4 (3.45%) Informatica
3 4 (3.45%) Perforce
3 4 (3.45%) SaltStack
4 3 (2.59%) HP
4 3 (2.59%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) VMware
5 2 (1.72%) Kaseya
5 2 (1.72%) Kaspersky
5 2 (1.72%) Sage
5 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.72%) Symantec
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix