The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 6 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 25 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.47% 8.94% 9.05%
As % of the Vendors category 24.75% 23.33% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £365
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 £33.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -11.20%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
101 90 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.33% 38.30% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 42
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 23 £445 +4.70% 7
Bootle - 1 £305 - 1
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
5 10 (26.32%) HTML
5 10 (26.32%) Web Services
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.68%) Spring
7 8 (21.05%) .NET
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (21.05%) EJB
7 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) jQuery
8 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.42%) XML
8 7 (18.42%) Swing
8 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
8 7 (18.42%) TIBCO
8 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
8 7 (18.42%) JSF
8 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.79%) UNIX
9 6 (15.79%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) JCAPS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
4 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (10.53%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (10.53%) DTS
8 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (5.26%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.63%) Informix
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.26%) ProC
2 2 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.53%) DBA
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Trainer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) Spring
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) EJB
4 7 (18.42%) XML
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) JSF
4 7 (18.42%) jQuery
4 7 (18.42%) Swing
5 6 (15.79%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (5.26%) Ajax
8 2 (5.26%) Struts
8 2 (5.26%) XSLT
8 2 (5.26%) J2EE
8 2 (5.26%) Middleware
9 1 (2.63%) SOAP
9 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.89%) ETL
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.26%) SOA
4 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) BPEL
4 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.26%) Database Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.63%) System Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.89%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) XQuery
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) HL7
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) TIBCO
2 5 (13.16%) Siebel
3 4 (10.53%) CommVault
4 3 (7.89%) Informatica
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) BEA
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Trillium
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Datanomic
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Arvato UK
Rate: Competitive depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago