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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 44 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.06% 11.08% 11.70%
As % of the Vendors category 26.67% 21.43% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 21
Median daily rate £375 £395 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
165 196 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.72% 51.72% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 60
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £14.30 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £22.50 £19.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 38 £388 -0.64% 2
Southport - 3 £350 -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 58 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 57 (45.24%) SC Cleared
3 51 (40.48%) SQL
4 46 (36.51%) Oracle EBS
5 40 (31.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 33 (26.19%) PL/SQL
7 32 (25.40%) Oracle Database
8 31 (24.60%) Migration
9 30 (23.81%) SOA
10 29 (23.02%) Oracle Service Bus
11 28 (22.22%) Finance
11 28 (22.22%) Data Migration
12 26 (20.63%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (18.25%) Oracle Payables
14 22 (17.46%) Web Services
14 22 (17.46%) BPEL
15 20 (15.87%) Java
16 19 (15.08%) XML
17 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
18 16 (12.70%) Unix
18 16 (12.70%) B2B
19 15 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
20 14 (11.11%) JMS
21 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
22 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
22 12 (9.52%) JavaScript
23 11 (8.73%) Linux

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (23.02%) Oracle Service Bus
2 10 (7.94%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.35%) ColdFusion
3 8 (6.35%) SAS
4 6 (4.76%) Oracle UPK
5 5 (3.97%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.38%) Confluence
6 3 (2.38%) IIS
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.79%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.79%) JBoss
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.59%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 46 (36.51%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (31.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (18.25%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle iSupplier
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (2.38%) Primavera
7 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (1.59%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (2.38%) GitHub
2 3 (2.38%) Route 53
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
3 2 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) Firewall
2 3 (2.38%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.59%) FTP
3 2 (1.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.59%) Intranet
3 2 (1.59%) SAN
3 2 (1.59%) Skype
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.40%) Oracle Database
2 26 (20.63%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
5 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.56%) DB2
8 6 (4.76%) MySQL
9 5 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.97%) Apache Hive
9 5 (3.97%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) JIRA
2 9 (7.14%) Subversion
3 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.38%) GitLab
4 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (0.79%) Ant
6 1 (0.79%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.79%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Marketing
5 3 (2.38%) Electronics
5 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (48.41%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (16.67%) Consultant
4 19 (15.08%) Oracle Consultant
5 13 (10.32%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 13 (10.32%) SOA Developer
6 12 (9.52%) Architect
6 12 (9.52%) Data Migration Developer
7 11 (8.73%) Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) E-Business Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Business Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.76%) ColdFusion Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.97%) Python Developer
13 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
13 4 (3.17%) Migration Consultant
13 4 (3.17%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) Web Services
2 19 (15.08%) XML
3 14 (11.11%) JMS
4 11 (8.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (7.14%) SOAP
6 7 (5.56%) HTML
6 7 (5.56%) jQuery
6 7 (5.56%) JSON
6 7 (5.56%) Middleware
6 7 (5.56%) Spring
6 7 (5.56%) XML Messaging
7 5 (3.97%) .NET
7 5 (3.97%) REST
7 5 (3.97%) XSD
8 4 (3.17%) ColdBox
9 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.38%) Autofac
9 3 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) e-Learning
3 6 (4.76%) Clustering
4 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.97%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.59%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.59%) DataPower
7 2 (1.59%) HACMP
7 2 (1.59%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.59%) LPAR
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.70%) Unix
2 11 (8.73%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) Windows
4 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.17%) Solaris
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) Migration
2 30 (23.81%) SOA
3 28 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 22 (17.46%) BPEL
5 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.70%) B2B
7 15 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.35%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.35%) ETL
8 8 (6.35%) Project Management
9 7 (5.56%) CRM
9 7 (5.56%) E-business
9 7 (5.56%) MVC
9 7 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (4.76%) Change Management
10 6 (4.76%) Scrum
10 6 (4.76%) Time Management
11 5 (3.97%) Analytics
11 5 (3.97%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.97%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.48%) SQL
2 33 (26.19%) PL/SQL
3 20 (15.87%) Java
4 12 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.94%) Python
6 7 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.76%) CFML
7 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.76%) Ruby
7 6 (4.76%) Scala
8 3 (2.38%) C#
8 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.59%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 57 (45.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) Degree
4 2 (1.59%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) PowerHA
1 2 (1.59%) Squid
2 1 (0.79%) iptables
2 1 (0.79%) NFS
2 1 (0.79%) Samba
2 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) Puppet
2 3 (2.38%) Nessus
2 3 (2.38%) Oozie
2 3 (2.38%) Rundeck
3 2 (1.59%) Control-M
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) SAP
3 5 (3.97%) Hortonworks
3 5 (3.97%) Siebel
3 5 (3.97%) Sybase
4 4 (3.17%) Endeca
4 4 (3.17%) Hyperion
5 3 (2.38%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.38%) Cognos
5 3 (2.38%) IBM
5 3 (2.38%) Qualys
6 2 (1.59%) BMC
6 2 (1.59%) F5
6 2 (1.59%) Informatica
6 2 (1.59%) Perforce
6 2 (1.59%) Progress
6 2 (1.59%) Remedy
6 2 (1.59%) Sony
7 1 (0.79%) McKesson