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 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 30 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.24% 12.60% 8.02%
As % of the Vendors category 26.55% 33.33% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 10
Average daily rate
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£331 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £518 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
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
113 93 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.12% 37.80% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 45
Average daily rate £350 £318 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.42 £22.10 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Liverpool 0 27 £338 -22.85% 6
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) HTML
4 15 (34.88%) Web Services
5 13 (30.23%) PL/SQL
5 13 (30.23%) Spring
5 13 (30.23%) jQuery
5 13 (30.23%) Oracle Database
6 11 (25.58%) EJB
7 10 (23.26%) Swing
7 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.26%) TIBCO
7 10 (23.26%) JSF
7 10 (23.26%) Finance
8 9 (20.93%) RDBMS
8 9 (20.93%) .NET
8 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
8 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (18.60%) XML
9 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
9 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
9 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 7 (16.28%) UNIX
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (16.28%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle Forms

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.65%) JCAPS
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.65%) AquaLogic
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.93%) RDBMS
3 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (9.30%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (4.65%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (4.65%) DTS
9 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.65%) ProC
2 2 (4.65%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 4 (9.30%) DBA
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Trainer
8 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) HTML
2 15 (34.88%) Web Services
3 13 (30.23%) Spring
3 13 (30.23%) jQuery
4 11 (25.58%) EJB
5 10 (23.26%) JSF
5 10 (23.26%) Swing
6 9 (20.93%) .NET
7 8 (18.60%) XML
7 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
8 7 (16.28%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.30%) WCF
10 3 (6.98%) Middleware
10 3 (6.98%) Struts
10 3 (6.98%) XSLT
10 3 (6.98%) HTML5
11 2 (4.65%) J2EE
11 2 (4.65%) Ajax
11 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) NHS
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.33%) RMADS
2 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) Web Development
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Content Management
4 3 (6.98%) MVC
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) ETL
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.65%) SOA
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) BPEL
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) VBScript
8 2 (4.65%) VB
8 2 (4.65%) XQuery
8 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.65%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) HL7
3 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.65%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) TIBCO
2 6 (13.95%) Siebel
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) Informatica
4 2 (4.65%) CommVault
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) BEA
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Trillium
5 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Datanomic
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