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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 10 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 26 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.89% 13.42% 8.21%
As % of the Vendors category 23.85% 29.81% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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
109 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 41.44% 45.02% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 59 25
Average daily rate £338 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +50.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £20.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £21.80 £22.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 20 £344 -23.61% 11
Wirral 0 3 - -
Southport - - - - 2
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (44.68%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) HTML
4 15 (31.91%) Web Services
5 14 (29.79%) jQuery
6 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.53%) Spring
7 12 (25.53%) EJB
7 12 (25.53%) Oracle Database
8 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
8 11 (23.40%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (23.40%) Swing
8 11 (23.40%) JSF
8 11 (23.40%) TIBCO
8 11 (23.40%) Finance
9 10 (21.28%) UNIX
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) RDBMS
10 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
10 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.02%) Degree
11 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
11 8 (17.02%) XML
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.89%) EJB 3.0
13 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
13 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
13 6 (12.77%) Oracle Forms

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (2.13%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.13%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle Database
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (19.15%) RDBMS
3 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.38%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (4.26%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.26%) QlikView
9 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.26%) ProC
2 2 (4.26%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Trainer
7 2 (4.26%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) Web Services
3 14 (29.79%) jQuery
4 12 (25.53%) Spring
4 12 (25.53%) EJB
5 11 (23.40%) JSF
5 11 (23.40%) Swing
6 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
7 8 (17.02%) XML
8 7 (14.89%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (12.77%) .NET
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.51%) XSLT
10 4 (8.51%) WCF
10 4 (8.51%) Middleware
11 3 (6.38%) HTML5
12 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (2.13%) WSDL
13 1 (2.13%) XSD
13 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.13%) CESG
2 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.13%) RMADS
2 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) UNIX
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.77%) ETL
4 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.51%) Web Development
5 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) MVC
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Content Management
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.77%) C#
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) VBScript
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.26%) VB
7 2 (4.26%) XQuery
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) TIBCO
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 5 (10.64%) Siebel
4 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.38%) Informatica
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) BEA
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.13%) Trillium
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Datanomic
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Rate: £400 per annum
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago