The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 30 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.63% 12.90% 5.39%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 32.99% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 7
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£331 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 97 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.51% 39.11% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 36
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.42 £20.90 £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Liverpool -1 24 £338 -20.58% 4
Wirral - 3 - - 1
St Helens - 1 £500 -
Southport - - - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) HTML
4 14 (31.11%) Web Services
5 13 (28.89%) PL/SQL
5 13 (28.89%) Spring
5 13 (28.89%) jQuery
5 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
6 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (24.44%) EJB
8 10 (22.22%) UNIX
8 10 (22.22%) Swing
8 10 (22.22%) JSF
8 10 (22.22%) TIBCO
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.78%) Degree
10 8 (17.78%) XML
10 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
11 7 (15.56%) .NET
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (15.56%) EJB 3.0
12 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (2.22%) JCAPS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.22%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (2.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (8.89%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.44%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.22%) QlikView
8 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.22%) DTS
8 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.44%) ProC
2 2 (4.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) DBA
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Service Continuity Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Trainer
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) Spring
3 13 (28.89%) jQuery
4 11 (24.44%) EJB
5 10 (22.22%) JSF
5 10 (22.22%) Swing
6 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
6 8 (17.78%) XML
7 7 (15.56%) .NET
7 7 (15.56%) EJB 3.0
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.89%) WCF
9 4 (8.89%) XSLT
9 4 (8.89%) Middleware
10 3 (6.67%) Struts
10 3 (6.67%) HTML5
11 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (4.44%) J2EE
11 2 (4.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.22%) Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.22%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) AIX
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.89%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Content Management
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) ERP
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) SOA
7 2 (4.44%) CRM
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.33%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) VBScript
6 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) XQuery
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) HL7
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.22%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) TIBCO
2 6 (13.33%) Siebel
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) Informatica
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) BEA
6 1 (2.22%) BMC
6 1 (2.22%) CommVault
6 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Datanomic
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) Trillium
6 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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