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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 16 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 122 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.66% 8.75% 7.91%
As % of the Vendors category 19.55% 19.31% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 62 55
Average daily rate
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£425 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.81% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.32% -11.75%
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
624 518 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.29% 45.32% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 275 296
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
Bury - 4 £225 -
Salford +1 1 £348 -0.71%
Sale 0 1 - - 2
Oldham - 1 £450 -
Rochdale - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 2
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 91 (35.27%) SQL
2 84 (32.56%) Finance
3 70 (27.13%) Oracle Database
4 57 (22.09%) Retail
5 41 (15.89%) Linux
6 40 (15.50%) SQL Server
7 39 (15.12%) Web Services
8 38 (14.73%) PL/SQL
9 37 (14.34%) Windows
9 37 (14.34%) Oracle Retail
10 36 (13.95%) Java
10 36 (13.95%) Microsoft
11 31 (12.02%) Red Hat
11 31 (12.02%) XML
11 31 (12.02%) Migration
12 26 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (9.69%) OO
14 24 (9.30%) Subversion
15 23 (8.91%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (8.14%) SOA
16 21 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (7.75%) Middleware
17 20 (7.75%) JavaScript
18 19 (7.36%) Oracle Fusion
19 18 (6.98%) Banking
19 18 (6.98%) jQuery
19 18 (6.98%) PHP
19 18 (6.98%) SAP
19 18 (6.98%) UNIX
19 18 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 10 (3.88%) WebLogic
1 10 (3.88%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.71%) NetWeaver
2 7 (2.71%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.33%) Apache
3 6 (2.33%) JBoss
4 4 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.16%) SAS
5 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.16%) CMS
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.78%) Confluence
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 10 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.10%) MS Office
3 6 (2.33%) MS Project
4 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (14.34%) Oracle Retail
2 18 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (6.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
4 12 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (2.33%) SAP SRM
5 6 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (1.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 2 (0.78%) Agresso
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Taleo
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
1 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.49%) Firewall
2 7 (2.71%) Internet
2 7 (2.71%) HTTP
3 6 (2.33%) SAN
3 6 (2.33%) NAS
4 5 (1.94%) WAN
5 4 (1.55%) LAN
5 4 (1.55%) SSL
5 4 (1.55%) MPLS
5 4 (1.55%) OSPF
5 4 (1.55%) BGP
5 4 (1.55%) EIGRP
5 4 (1.55%) Wireless
5 4 (1.55%) VPLS
5 4 (1.55%) DMZ
5 4 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.16%) AMQP
6 3 (1.16%) FTP
7 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (27.13%) Oracle Database
2 40 (15.50%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.91%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.26%) SAP BW
8 9 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.71%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (1.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.94%) DB2
11 5 (1.94%) Cognos Report Studio
11 5 (1.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 4 (1.55%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 24 (9.30%) Subversion
2 16 (6.20%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.04%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.49%) JIRA
5 9 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (2.71%) Selenium
6 7 (2.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (2.33%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.94%) Zephyr
8 5 (1.94%) Maven
8 5 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.94%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.16%) Toad
11 2 (0.78%) Ant
11 2 (0.78%) JUnit
11 2 (0.78%) Introscope
11 2 (0.78%) QAComplete
11 2 (0.78%) Gradle
General
1 84 (32.56%) Finance
2 57 (22.09%) Retail
3 18 (6.98%) Banking
4 7 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.16%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) German Language
7 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
7 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (34.50%) Developer
2 38 (14.73%) Analyst
3 27 (10.47%) Architect
4 25 (9.69%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (8.14%) Project Manager
5 21 (8.14%) Consultant
6 18 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.98%) PHP Developer
7 16 (6.20%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (4.65%) DBA
9 11 (4.26%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.88%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.88%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.88%) VB Developer
10 10 (3.88%) VB6 Developer
11 9 (3.49%) Tester
11 9 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.10%) Administrator
12 8 (3.10%) Oracle Analyst
13 7 (2.71%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.12%) Web Services
2 31 (12.02%) XML
3 20 (7.75%) Middleware
4 19 (7.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (6.98%) jQuery
6 17 (6.59%) LAMP
7 16 (6.20%) XSLT
8 15 (5.81%) XSD
8 15 (5.81%) .NET
8 15 (5.81%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (5.43%) JMS
9 14 (5.43%) Spring
10 11 (4.26%) J2EE
11 8 (3.10%) SOAP
11 8 (3.10%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.71%) Java EE
13 6 (2.33%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.33%) HTML
13 6 (2.33%) RESTful
14 5 (1.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.04%) Derivative
2 12 (4.65%) Open Source
3 11 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.94%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.55%) Replication
6 4 (1.55%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) PMI
7 3 (1.16%) Life Science
7 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.16%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.78%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.78%) AS400
8 2 (0.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.89%) Linux
2 37 (14.34%) Windows
3 18 (6.98%) UNIX
4 15 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.49%) Solaris
6 5 (1.94%) SUSE
6 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.55%) AIX
7 4 (1.55%) HPUX
7 4 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.55%) VMS
8 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.78%) Android
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.02%) Migration
2 26 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.69%) OO
4 21 (8.14%) SOA
4 21 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (6.98%) Project Management
6 16 (6.20%) Integration Testing
7 15 (5.81%) Data Modelling
7 15 (5.81%) Data Migration
8 13 (5.04%) CRM
8 13 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (4.65%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.26%) Regression Testing
11 10 (3.88%) ERP
11 10 (3.88%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.88%) Business Analysis
11 10 (3.88%) Test Strategy
12 9 (3.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 91 (35.27%) SQL
2 38 (14.73%) PL/SQL
3 36 (13.95%) Java
4 20 (7.75%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.98%) PHP
6 17 (6.59%) VB
7 12 (4.65%) VB6
8 10 (3.88%) VBA
9 9 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.10%) C#
11 7 (2.71%) VBScript
12 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.39%) ABAP
14 1 (0.39%) Python
14 1 (0.39%) SQR
14 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.10%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.94%) PMP
4 5 (1.94%) Degree
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.78%) HNC
6 2 (0.78%) HND
6 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MCPD
7 1 (0.39%) MCSE
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.55%) Firmware
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.78%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.55%) Puppet
2 4 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.16%) SCCM
3 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.78%) OpenView
4 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.78%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.78%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.39%) Oozie
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.02%) Red Hat
3 18 (6.98%) SAP
4 16 (6.20%) IBM
5 15 (5.81%) VMware
6 12 (4.65%) HP
7 9 (3.49%) Business Objects
8 7 (2.71%) Sybase
8 7 (2.71%) Cisco
8 7 (2.71%) Informatica
9 6 (2.33%) Citrix
9 6 (2.33%) Cognos
9 6 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.33%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.94%) NetApp
11 4 (1.55%) Northgate
11 4 (1.55%) EMC
11 4 (1.55%) Nortel
11 4 (1.55%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.16%) Atlassian
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