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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 12 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 30 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.93% 5.65% 16.28%
As % of the Vendors category 15.08% 11.90% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 21
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£450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
199 84 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 59.23% 47.46% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 44 47
Average daily rate £300 £290 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £78 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.73 £12.49 £11.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% +10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £19.00 £26.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +7 29 £450 - 13
Prescot - 1 - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (28.79%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) Migration
4 16 (24.24%) Middleware
4 16 (24.24%) Java
4 16 (24.24%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (24.24%) Oracle Database
5 15 (22.73%) ERP
6 14 (21.21%) XML
7 13 (19.70%) UNIX
7 13 (19.70%) SOA
7 13 (19.70%) Finance
7 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 11 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (15.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (13.64%) Oracle HRMS
12 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.12%) Local Government
13 7 (10.61%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (9.09%) NHS
14 6 (9.09%) SAP
14 6 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
15 5 (7.58%) ETL
15 5 (7.58%) RDBMS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (15.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) JCAPS
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle HRMS
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (6.06%) Agresso
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) DHCP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) VLAN
3 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle Reports
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) DB2
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) VLDB
6 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.03%) ERwin
2 2 (3.03%) Ant
2 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Local Government
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Consultant
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) Architect
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.06%) DBA
5 4 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) Database Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Middleware
2 14 (21.21%) XML
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 4 (6.06%) Spring
5 4 (6.06%) .NET
5 4 (6.06%) J2EE
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 3 (4.55%) JDBC
7 2 (3.03%) jQuery
7 2 (3.03%) XML Messaging
7 2 (3.03%) JSP
7 2 (3.03%) SOAP
7 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.03%) XSLT
7 2 (3.03%) WSDL
8 1 (1.52%) Swing
8 1 (1.52%) JMS
8 1 (1.52%) JAXB
8 1 (1.52%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (3.03%) iPad
2 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) UNIX
2 5 (7.58%) AIX
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Solaris
4 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Migration
2 15 (22.73%) ERP
3 13 (19.70%) SOA
4 12 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.58%) ETL
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) System Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.03%) Database Security
10 2 (3.03%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) Java
3 11 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) XQuery
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
1 2 (3.03%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.03%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) SAP
2 4 (6.06%) Sybase
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) VMware
3 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.03%) Neverfail
4 2 (3.03%) Informatica
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.52%) Remedy
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