The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 8 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 184 114 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.10% 9.13% 5.44%
As % of the Vendors category 25.14% 21.76% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £343 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £270 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £558 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.15
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.12%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
732 524 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.18% 41.95% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 297 246
Average daily rate £350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 37
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.25 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford - 1 £430 - 1
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 121 (36.56%) Finance
2 120 (36.25%) Oracle EBS
3 93 (28.10%) SQL
4 82 (24.77%) Oracle Database
5 74 (22.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 67 (20.24%) Migration
7 47 (14.20%) Middleware
7 47 (14.20%) Local Government
7 47 (14.20%) Microsoft
7 47 (14.20%) Security Cleared
8 40 (12.08%) SQL Server
9 39 (11.78%) SOA
10 38 (11.48%) PL/SQL
11 36 (10.88%) Data Migration
11 36 (10.88%) Oracle BPM
12 35 (10.57%) Java
12 35 (10.57%) Windows
13 34 (10.27%) VMware
13 34 (10.27%) Retail
14 33 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (9.97%) Oracle BI EE
14 33 (9.97%) SC Cleared
15 32 (9.67%) Oracle Fusion
16 31 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (9.06%) CRM
18 29 (8.76%) Banking
19 28 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (8.46%) Linux
19 28 (8.46%) Oracle General Ledger
19 28 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (4.83%) IBM Notes
1 16 (4.83%) WebLogic
2 15 (4.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (4.23%) JBoss
4 10 (3.02%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.72%) IIS
5 9 (2.72%) Apache
6 8 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 4 (1.21%) Confluence
10 4 (1.21%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.21%) Documentum
10 4 (1.21%) CMS
11 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.60%) Node.js
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 11 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.51%) MS Project
3 4 (1.21%) MS Office
4 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 120 (36.25%) Oracle EBS
2 74 (22.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (10.88%) Oracle BPM
4 28 (8.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 25 (7.55%) Oracle Financials
6 16 (4.83%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (4.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (4.23%) Oracle Payroll
8 11 (3.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 9 (2.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 8 (2.42%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (2.42%) Oracle Retail
11 7 (2.11%) Oracle iProcurement
11 7 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (2.11%) Oracle TCA
12 5 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (1.21%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
13 4 (1.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 4 (1.21%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.83%) Office 365
2 10 (3.02%) PaaS
3 5 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.91%) IaaS
4 3 (0.91%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.53%) WAN
2 14 (4.23%) Internet
3 12 (3.63%) Firewall
4 7 (2.11%) Wireless
4 7 (2.11%) iSCSI
4 7 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (2.11%) NAS
4 7 (2.11%) VPLS
4 7 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (2.11%) SAN
4 7 (2.11%) DMZ
4 7 (2.11%) MPLS
4 7 (2.11%) OSPF
4 7 (2.11%) BGP
4 7 (2.11%) EIGRP
5 4 (1.21%) FTP
5 4 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.21%) AMQP
5 4 (1.21%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (24.77%) Oracle Database
2 40 (12.08%) SQL Server
3 33 (9.97%) Oracle BI EE
4 28 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (4.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (3.02%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.02%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.42%) Big Data
9 8 (2.42%) Oracle Discoverer
9 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.11%) Oracle OWB
11 6 (1.81%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.81%) DB2
12 5 (1.51%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (5.14%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.42%) JIRA
3 7 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.51%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.21%) Gradle
6 4 (1.21%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.21%) Toad
6 4 (1.21%) Ant
6 4 (1.21%) JUnit
6 4 (1.21%) Lombardi
6 4 (1.21%) Subversion
7 3 (0.91%) JMeter
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.91%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.91%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (0.91%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 121 (36.56%) Finance
2 47 (14.20%) Local Government
3 34 (10.27%) Retail
4 29 (8.76%) Banking
5 16 (4.83%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.91%) Back Office
8 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 3 (0.91%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.91%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (22.36%) Architect
2 71 (21.45%) Consultant
3 58 (17.52%) Developer
4 57 (17.22%) Analyst
4 57 (17.22%) Oracle Consultant
5 34 (10.27%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (10.27%) Functional Consultant
6 26 (7.85%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 23 (6.95%) Oracle Developer
8 18 (5.44%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.83%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.53%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 15 (4.53%) Oracle Architect
11 13 (3.93%) Payroll Consultant
11 13 (3.93%) Tester
12 12 (3.63%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.63%) Technical Architect
12 12 (3.63%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
13 10 (3.02%) E-Business Consultant
13 10 (3.02%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.20%) Middleware
2 32 (9.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 23 (6.95%) J2EE
4 21 (6.34%) Web Services
5 18 (5.44%) XML
6 13 (3.93%) .NET
7 11 (3.32%) Apache Camel
8 10 (3.02%) JMS
9 9 (2.72%) Spring
10 7 (2.11%) XML Messaging
11 6 (1.81%) XSLT
11 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.81%) EJB
12 5 (1.51%) SOAP
12 5 (1.51%) XSD
12 5 (1.51%) WSDL
12 5 (1.51%) Java EE
13 4 (1.21%) JSON
13 4 (1.21%) RESTful
13 4 (1.21%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.44%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.72%) Clustering
4 8 (2.42%) Replication
5 7 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.11%) Celerra
5 7 (2.11%) EMC VNX
6 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.51%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.51%) Life Science
8 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.91%) PKI
9 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.60%) DTV
9 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.57%) Windows
2 28 (8.46%) Linux
3 22 (6.65%) UNIX
4 11 (3.32%) Solaris
5 9 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.42%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.51%) HPUX
7 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.60%) SUSE
9 2 (0.60%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) Debian
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.24%) Migration
2 39 (11.78%) SOA
3 36 (10.88%) Data Migration
4 33 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (9.06%) CRM
7 23 (6.95%) ERP
7 23 (6.95%) SDLC
8 19 (5.74%) TOGAF
9 18 (5.44%) ETL
9 18 (5.44%) Test Scripting
9 18 (5.44%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (5.14%) ITIL
11 16 (4.83%) Workflow
12 15 (4.53%) E-business
12 15 (4.53%) Scrum
12 15 (4.53%) Functional Testing
13 14 (4.23%) Open Source
13 14 (4.23%) Data Protection
14 13 (3.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.10%) SQL
2 38 (11.48%) PL/SQL
3 35 (10.57%) Java
4 13 (3.93%) VBA
5 6 (1.81%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.81%) C#
6 5 (1.51%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.51%) VB
7 4 (1.21%) C
8 3 (0.91%) Perl
8 3 (0.91%) PHP
8 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.91%) VBScript
8 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.60%) R
9 2 (0.60%) Ruby
9 2 (0.60%) Groovy
9 2 (0.60%) Python
9 2 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 47 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.63%) ISEB
4 8 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.51%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.91%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.91%) Degree
7 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.30%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ACCA
9 1 (0.30%) CISA
9 1 (0.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.60%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) FINREP
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (7.25%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (4.83%) Xen
5 15 (4.53%) Active Directory
6 14 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.11%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.11%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.11%) XenApp
7 7 (2.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (6.34%) SCCM
2 13 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (2.42%) Puppet
4 6 (1.81%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.91%) Hyperic
6 3 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.60%) StatsD
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 47 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.27%) VMware
3 26 (7.85%) Citrix
4 25 (7.55%) SAP
5 24 (7.25%) EMC
6 16 (4.83%) Lotus
6 16 (4.83%) Teradata
7 15 (4.53%) IBM
8 13 (3.93%) HP
9 11 (3.32%) Hyperion
10 10 (3.02%) TIBCO
11 9 (2.72%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.11%) Nortel
12 7 (2.11%) Cisco
12 7 (2.11%) Sybase
12 7 (2.11%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.11%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.81%) Informatica
14 5 (1.51%) Apple
14 5 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
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