The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Manchester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 70 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 19 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.100% 1.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.50% 1.19% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 14
Average daily rate £450 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £51.39 -
% change year-on-year
+2.15% -
Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
181 84 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.59% 8.39% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 37 93
Average daily rate £350 £475 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.96% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Oracle Applications
North West

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Manchester region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sale - 1 - - 2
Salford - - - -
Oracle Applications
North West

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications.

1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 21 (72.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (55.17%) Oracle Database
5 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
5 14 (48.28%) PL/SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (34.48%) UNIX
9 9 (31.03%) Linux
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (27.59%) Finance
10 8 (27.59%) E-business
10 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
10 8 (27.59%) Data Guard
11 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
11 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
11 7 (24.14%) Procure-to-pay
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (24.14%) Solaris
11 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (24.14%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
12 6 (20.69%) SOA
12 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
12 6 (20.69%) Oracle 11i

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (48.28%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle SCM
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle Database
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
4 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.90%) MS Access
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Toad
2 2 (6.90%) ProC
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DBA
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle DBA
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (10.34%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (6.90%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) UNIX
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) E-business
1 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
2 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
2 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
2 7 (24.14%) Procure-to-pay
3 6 (20.69%) SOA
3 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) PL/SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) R
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (27.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Sage