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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 10 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 139 89 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.21% 7.33% 5.66%
As % of the Vendors category 22.46% 16.57% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 41 44
Average daily rate
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£338 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
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
619 537 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.45% 44.20% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 239 268
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 66
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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
Oldham - 3 - -
Altrincham -2 1 £300 -
Stockport -3 1 £350 -6.66% 4
Wigan - - - - 5
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - - 4
Salford - - - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 89 (33.46%) SQL
2 88 (33.08%) Finance
3 84 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 58 (21.80%) SQL Server
5 48 (18.05%) Retail
6 47 (17.67%) Web Services
7 45 (16.92%) Migration
8 37 (13.91%) Microsoft
9 36 (13.53%) PL/SQL
10 32 (12.03%) Java
10 32 (12.03%) Linux
11 30 (11.28%) Mainframe
12 29 (10.90%) OO
13 28 (10.53%) XML
14 27 (10.15%) Middleware
15 25 (9.40%) Data Migration
16 24 (9.02%) jQuery
16 24 (9.02%) Windows
16 24 (9.02%) JavaScript
16 24 (9.02%) .NET
17 23 (8.65%) LAMP
18 22 (8.27%) SOA
18 22 (8.27%) Subversion
19 21 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (7.89%) IBM
19 21 (7.89%) Red Hat
19 21 (7.89%) WebLogic
20 20 (7.52%) UNIX
20 20 (7.52%) Oracle Database 11g
21 19 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 16 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 16 (6.02%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.51%) Apache
4 8 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.01%) CMS
5 6 (2.26%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.88%) WebLogic Integration
6 5 (1.88%) Escenic
6 5 (1.88%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.38%) CICS
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) Lync
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.88%) MS Project
2 5 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.50%) MS Office
4 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
2 17 (6.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (4.89%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (3.76%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (3.38%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (3.01%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (1.88%) SAP PM
10 3 (1.13%) Agresso
10 3 (1.13%) Oracle Payroll
10 3 (1.13%) ResourceLink
10 3 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle SCM
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
1 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.76%) Firewall
2 6 (2.26%) FTP
3 5 (1.88%) LDAP
4 4 (1.50%) HTTP
5 3 (1.13%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) NAS
6 2 (0.75%) SSL
6 2 (0.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) Internet
7 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 58 (21.80%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (7.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (6.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (5.26%) MS Access
7 10 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.76%) DB2
8 9 (3.38%) MySQL
9 8 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.01%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.26%) PowerCenter
11 5 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.88%) Big Data
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (1.13%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.13%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 22 (8.27%) Subversion
2 17 (6.39%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.51%) Eclipse
4 11 (4.14%) Toad
5 7 (2.63%) NetBeans
6 4 (1.50%) JIRA
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.13%) Zephyr
7 3 (1.13%) Selenium
8 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.75%) Introscope
9 1 (0.38%) ERwin
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.38%) Xcode
9 1 (0.38%) MSTest
9 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (33.08%) Finance
2 48 (18.05%) Retail
3 16 (6.02%) Banking
4 14 (5.26%) Back Office
5 12 (4.51%) Front Office
6 7 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.63%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.13%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Billing
8 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (40.98%) Developer
2 41 (15.41%) Analyst
3 29 (10.90%) Oracle Developer
4 25 (9.40%) Architect
5 24 (9.02%) Consultant
6 18 (6.77%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.77%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.39%) PHP Developer
8 16 (6.02%) Oracle Consultant
9 15 (5.64%) DBA
10 13 (4.89%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.89%) Portal Developer
11 12 (4.51%) Oracle Portal Developer
12 11 (4.14%) SQL DBA
12 11 (4.14%) VB Developer
12 11 (4.14%) VB6 Developer
13 10 (3.76%) Oracle Architect
13 10 (3.76%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.67%) Web Services
2 28 (10.53%) XML
3 27 (10.15%) Middleware
4 24 (9.02%) jQuery
4 24 (9.02%) .NET
5 23 (8.65%) LAMP
6 18 (6.77%) WebCenter
7 17 (6.39%) Oracle Fusion
7 17 (6.39%) Spring
7 17 (6.39%) XSD
8 15 (5.64%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (5.64%) XSLT
9 12 (4.51%) DOM
10 11 (4.14%) HTML
11 10 (3.76%) Hibernate
11 10 (3.76%) JMS
11 10 (3.76%) CSS
12 9 (3.38%) EJB
13 8 (3.01%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.28%) Mainframe
2 13 (4.89%) Derivative
2 13 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.51%) Data Extraction
4 9 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.38%) Open Source
5 7 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.88%) Firmware
6 5 (1.88%) Replication
6 5 (1.88%) PKI
7 4 (1.50%) RIA
7 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.50%) PMI
8 3 (1.13%) NHS
9 2 (0.75%) Economics
9 2 (0.75%) Statistics
9 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.03%) Linux
2 24 (9.02%) Windows
3 20 (7.52%) UNIX
4 9 (3.38%) SUSE
5 8 (3.01%) Solaris
6 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.88%) HPUX
8 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.13%) AIX
10 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.75%) Android
11 1 (0.38%) zOS
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.92%) Migration
2 29 (10.90%) OO
3 25 (9.40%) Data Migration
4 22 (8.27%) SOA
5 19 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (5.64%) ETL
8 13 (4.89%) Data Cleansing
8 13 (4.89%) Mentoring
9 12 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.14%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.14%) Project Management
11 10 (3.76%) Data Analysis
11 10 (3.76%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.76%) Data Mapping
11 10 (3.76%) Database Tuning
11 10 (3.76%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (3.76%) MVC
11 10 (3.76%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.46%) SQL
2 36 (13.53%) PL/SQL
3 32 (12.03%) Java
4 24 (9.02%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.14%) VB
5 19 (7.14%) PHP
6 16 (6.02%) C#
7 13 (4.89%) VB6
8 12 (4.51%) VBA
9 6 (2.26%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.88%) VBScript
10 5 (1.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 5 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.88%) Scala
10 5 (1.88%) Groovy
11 4 (1.50%) Perl
12 2 (0.75%) Python
12 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.38%) C
13 1 (0.38%) SQR
Qualifications
1 12 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.26%) ISEB
4 5 (1.88%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (1.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (1.88%) Degree
4 5 (1.88%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.13%) PMP
5 3 (1.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.75%) HNC
6 2 (0.75%) HND
7 1 (0.38%) MCSE
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) RHEV
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.88%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.50%) SCCM
4 3 (1.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.75%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.75%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.75%) Puppet
5 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.75%) OpenView
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.38%) SCSM
6 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.89%) IBM
2 21 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 15 (5.64%) JBoss
4 13 (4.89%) HP
5 11 (4.14%) SAP
5 11 (4.14%) Sage
6 9 (3.38%) VMware
7 7 (2.63%) Informatica
8 6 (2.26%) NetApp
8 6 (2.26%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.88%) Sybase
9 5 (1.88%) EMC
9 5 (1.88%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.88%) Northgate
10 4 (1.50%) FatWire
10 4 (1.50%) Cisco
11 3 (1.13%) Sun
11 3 (1.13%) Citrix
12 2 (0.75%) Endeca
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