The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Vendors 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 13 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 140 79 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.89% 8.19% 9.95%
As % of the Vendors category 21.77% 20.47% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 28 69
Average daily rate £339 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.93 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.54 - £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
643 386 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.44% 40.00% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 164 303
Average daily rate £328 £303 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.49 £30.00 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
North West

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 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
Altrincham - 8 £325 - 1
Bolton - 5 - - 1
Sale - 2 - - 1
Stockport -7 1 - - 13
Oldham - 1 - - 2
Wigan - - - - 4
Salford - - - - 4
Cheadle - - - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 128 (51.41%) SQL
2 88 (35.34%) Oracle Database
3 82 (32.93%) Finance
4 59 (23.69%) SQL Server
5 52 (20.88%) PL/SQL
6 46 (18.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 45 (18.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 45 (18.07%) UNIX
8 40 (16.06%) Oracle EBS
9 32 (12.85%) XML
9 32 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (12.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 31 (12.45%) Linux
11 30 (12.05%) Windows
11 30 (12.05%) Microsoft
12 29 (11.65%) Oracle Reports
13 28 (11.24%) Oracle Financials
13 28 (11.24%) Oracle Applications
13 28 (11.24%) Security Cleared
14 25 (10.04%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 25 (10.04%) Web Services
15 24 (9.64%) Migration
15 24 (9.64%) SC Cleared
16 23 (9.24%) Retail
16 23 (9.24%) Java
16 23 (9.24%) Oracle Discoverer
17 22 (8.84%) .NET
18 21 (8.43%) C#
18 21 (8.43%) Data Guard
19 19 (7.63%) E-business

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (6.02%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (4.02%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.02%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.41%) MQSeries
4 6 (2.41%) CMS
4 6 (2.41%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (2.41%) Escenic
5 5 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.61%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.80%) CICS
7 2 (0.80%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (18.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 40 (16.06%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (11.24%) Oracle Financials
3 28 (11.24%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (10.04%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 13 (5.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (4.42%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (4.42%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (3.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (2.81%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (2.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (2.81%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (2.01%) Oracle Payroll
9 5 (2.01%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (2.01%) Oracle SCM
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (1.20%) SAP PM
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle HRMS
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.61%) Firewall
2 6 (2.41%) Internet
3 5 (2.01%) SAN
4 3 (1.20%) LAN
4 3 (1.20%) WAN
5 2 (0.80%) FTP
5 2 (0.80%) HTTP
5 2 (0.80%) CTI
5 2 (0.80%) LDAP
5 2 (0.80%) Intranet
5 2 (0.80%) NAS
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (35.34%) Oracle Database
2 59 (23.69%) SQL Server
3 45 (18.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (12.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 29 (11.65%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (9.24%) Oracle Discoverer
7 18 (7.23%) MySQL
8 16 (6.43%) Relational Database
8 16 (6.43%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (4.42%) RDBMS
10 11 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 9 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (3.21%) PowerCenter
14 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (2.41%) DB2
15 6 (2.41%) MS Access
15 6 (2.41%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (2.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (4.02%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (3.21%) Subversion
3 7 (2.81%) Toad
4 6 (2.41%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.20%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.20%) ProC
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.40%) LLBLGen Pro
8 1 (0.40%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 82 (32.93%) Finance
2 23 (9.24%) Retail
3 8 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.01%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 86 (34.54%) Developer
2 51 (20.48%) Analyst
3 40 (16.06%) DBA
4 33 (13.25%) Oracle DBA
5 24 (9.64%) Consultant
6 20 (8.03%) Oracle Developer
6 20 (8.03%) Oracle Consultant
7 16 (6.43%) Support Analyst
7 16 (6.43%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (6.43%) Oracle Analyst
8 14 (5.62%) Programmer
9 13 (5.22%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.82%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (4.82%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.42%) Architect
11 11 (4.42%) Business Developer
11 11 (4.42%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.02%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.02%) Functional Consultant
12 10 (4.02%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.85%) XML
2 25 (10.04%) Web Services
3 22 (8.84%) .NET
4 19 (7.63%) XSD
5 13 (5.22%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.82%) HTML
7 11 (4.42%) jQuery
7 11 (4.42%) Spring
7 11 (4.42%) LAMP
7 11 (4.42%) Middleware
7 11 (4.42%) CSS
7 11 (4.42%) XSLT
8 10 (4.02%) J2EE
8 10 (4.02%) Ajax
9 8 (3.21%) EJB
9 8 (3.21%) Struts
9 8 (3.21%) WCF
10 7 (2.81%) WPF
10 7 (2.81%) Silverlight
11 6 (2.41%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.61%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.21%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.81%) RIA
4 7 (2.81%) Derivative
4 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.01%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.61%) NHS
6 4 (1.61%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.20%) Clustering
7 3 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.80%) Statistics
8 2 (0.80%) PKI
8 2 (0.80%) DataPower
8 2 (0.80%) TRADACOMS
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.40%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.07%) UNIX
2 31 (12.45%) Linux
3 30 (12.05%) Windows
4 11 (4.42%) Solaris
5 7 (2.81%) CentOS
6 5 (2.01%) Fedora
7 4 (1.61%) AIX
8 2 (0.80%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) SUSE
9 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (9.64%) Migration
3 19 (7.63%) E-business
3 19 (7.63%) ETL
4 17 (6.83%) OO
5 16 (6.43%) ITIL
6 15 (6.02%) Scrum
7 14 (5.62%) OOD
7 14 (5.62%) Test Scripting
8 13 (5.22%) Workflow
8 13 (5.22%) Project Management
9 12 (4.82%) SOA
10 11 (4.42%) Change Control
10 11 (4.42%) CRM
11 10 (4.02%) UML
12 9 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.61%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.61%) OOP
12 9 (3.61%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 128 (51.41%) SQL
2 52 (20.88%) PL/SQL
3 23 (9.24%) Java
4 21 (8.43%) C#
5 14 (5.62%) Shell Script
6 13 (5.22%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.02%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.81%) PHP
9 6 (2.41%) Scala
10 4 (1.61%) R
11 3 (1.20%) Groovy
12 2 (0.80%) VBA
13 1 (0.40%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) C
13 1 (0.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 28 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.02%) Degree
4 4 (1.61%) ISEB
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.40%) GIAC
6 1 (0.40%) CISA
6 1 (0.40%) HNC
6 1 (0.40%) HND
6 1 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.02%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.61%) HL7
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (6.43%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (8.43%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Control-M
5 1 (0.40%) Legato
Vendors
1 30 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.22%) Informatica
3 11 (4.42%) VMware
3 11 (4.42%) Business Objects
4 10 (4.02%) SAP
5 9 (3.61%) JBoss
5 9 (3.61%) IBM
5 9 (3.61%) HP
6 8 (3.21%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.81%) Citrix
8 6 (2.41%) Cisco
9 5 (2.01%) Avaya
10 4 (1.61%) Nortel
10 4 (1.61%) Sage
10 4 (1.61%) Lotus
10 4 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.61%) Symantec
10 4 (1.61%) McAfee
11 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.80%) Hyperion
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