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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 2 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 81 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.80% 12.73% 14.32%
As % of the Vendors category 43.55% 33.18% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 43
Median daily rate £400 £493 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% +31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £391 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
186 211 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 59.24% 38.36% 57.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 156 148
Median daily rate £375 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.79 £41.82 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +7 40 £469 -4.82%
Preston +5 12 £375 -25.00% 2
Lancaster +2 6 £325 +12.06% 1
Skelmersdale +3 4 - -
Lytham St Annes 0 4 £475 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 71 (49.31%) Oracle Database
2 56 (38.89%) Linux
3 43 (29.86%) Java
4 35 (24.31%) Oracle EBS
5 34 (23.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 34 (23.61%) Relational Database
6 33 (22.92%) Windows
6 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 30 (20.83%) COBOL
9 29 (20.14%) Unix
9 29 (20.14%) Open Source
9 29 (20.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 29 (20.14%) IaaS
10 26 (18.06%) RDBMS
11 25 (17.36%) ITIL
12 24 (16.67%) C
12 24 (16.67%) Tuxedo
13 23 (15.97%) Shell Script
14 22 (15.28%) Data Management
15 21 (14.58%) Finance
16 20 (13.89%) Change Management
17 19 (13.19%) Python
17 19 (13.19%) SQL
17 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (12.50%) Clustering
18 18 (12.50%) Micro Focus
19 17 (11.81%) SQL Server

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 (16.67%) Tuxedo
2 17 (11.81%) Apache
3 16 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.86%) JBoss
6 6 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.39%) Liferay
8 2 (1.39%) SAS
8 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (24.31%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (20.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 12 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.14%) IaaS
2 15 (10.42%) SaaS
3 14 (9.72%) PaaS
4 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) HTTP
2 7 (4.86%) Firewall
2 7 (4.86%) FTP
2 7 (4.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.78%) DHCP
5 2 (1.39%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) WAN
6 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (49.31%) Oracle Database
2 34 (23.61%) Oracle Database 12c
2 34 (23.61%) Relational Database
3 26 (18.06%) RDBMS
4 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
6 13 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (7.64%) DB2
8 5 (3.47%) Ingres
9 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.08%) MySQL
9 3 (2.08%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.69%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.42%) JIRA
2 11 (7.64%) ClearCase
3 8 (5.56%) Rational Robot
4 6 (4.17%) ClearQuest
5 5 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.69%) Selenium
8 1 (0.69%) Subversion
8 1 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 21 (14.58%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.14%) Developer
2 24 (16.67%) Analyst
2 24 (16.67%) DBA
3 20 (13.89%) Architect
4 19 (13.19%) Administrator
5 18 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
6 15 (10.42%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.64%) Oracle Architect
7 11 (7.64%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (6.94%) Senior Business Analyst
9 9 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Test Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (4.17%) OAT Analyst
12 6 (4.17%) OAT Test Analyst
12 6 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) .NET
2 9 (6.25%) SOAP
2 9 (6.25%) XML
3 7 (4.86%) Middleware
4 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.47%) Entity Framework
4 5 (3.47%) WinForms
4 5 (3.47%) WPF
4 5 (3.47%) XSD
4 5 (3.47%) XSLT
5 3 (2.08%) Web Services
5 3 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.39%) J2EE
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.69%) CSS
7 1 (0.69%) JDBC
7 1 (0.69%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Clustering
2 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.47%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.39%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) CESG
7 1 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.69%) RIA
7 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.89%) Linux
2 33 (22.92%) Windows
3 29 (20.14%) Unix
4 10 (6.94%) Solaris
5 9 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.86%) AIX
7 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.47%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.78%) HPUX
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.14%) Open Source
3 25 (17.36%) ITIL
4 22 (15.28%) Data Management
5 20 (13.89%) Change Management
6 19 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (11.81%) High Availability
8 16 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 16 (11.11%) Project Management
9 15 (10.42%) OO
9 15 (10.42%) UML
10 14 (9.72%) Use Case
11 13 (9.03%) Agile Project Management
11 13 (9.03%) DevOps
11 13 (9.03%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (9.03%) Service Design
11 13 (9.03%) Waterfall
12 12 (8.33%) Cash Management
12 12 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.86%) Java
2 32 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 30 (20.83%) COBOL
4 24 (16.67%) C
5 23 (15.97%) Shell Script
6 19 (13.19%) Python
6 19 (13.19%) SQL
7 12 (8.33%) C#
8 6 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.17%) VB
8 6 (4.17%) VB6
9 5 (3.47%) Perl
9 5 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.78%) C++
10 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.08%) Ruby
12 2 (1.39%) Delphi
12 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.39%) VC++
13 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.86%) ISEB
5 5 (3.47%) Degree
6 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.69%) CISSP
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CLAS
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.47%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (9.72%) Puppet
2 7 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.78%) WSUS
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.69%) Foglight
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (12.50%) Micro Focus
2 15 (10.42%) VMware
3 14 (9.72%) SaltStack
4 6 (4.17%) HP
4 6 (4.17%) IBM
5 5 (3.47%) Citrix
5 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.78%) EMC
7 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.39%) Curam
8 2 (1.39%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.39%) Sage
9 1 (0.69%) BEA
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco
9 1 (0.69%) Imperva
9 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.69%) Perforce
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
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