The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Merseyside 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 24 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 5 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.62% 7.28% 2.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 24.59% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
Average daily rate £250 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £353 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £448 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £367
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £34.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+18.69% +2.20%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
50 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.18% 29.61% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 27
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £438 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £14.79 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1083.43% -32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool -9 1 - - 2
Southport - - - -
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) JCAPS
4 4 (36.36%) LiteSpeed
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (36.36%) HL7
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) DTS
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) CommVault
5 3 (27.27%) OCP
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (18.18%) Retail

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) JCAPS
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) DTS
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Security Management
1 1 (9.09%) SOA
1 1 (9.09%) BPEL
1 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
1 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (9.09%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) XQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) OCP
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) LiteSpeed
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) CommVault
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) BEA
4 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects