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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 12 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 35 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.14% 7.10% 15.49%
As % of the Vendors category 15.98% 15.12% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -37.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £450
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 £35.00 £40.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.61%
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
219 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 57.18% 46.99% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 47 39
Average daily rate £325 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £78 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.42% -18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £21.55 £35.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +9 31 £425 +16.83% 7
St Helens +2 2 £283 +6.60%
Prescot - 1 - -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (31.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (30.16%) Java
3 18 (28.57%) SQL
4 16 (25.40%) Migration
4 16 (25.40%) Oracle Database
5 15 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (23.81%) ERP
6 14 (22.22%) Finance
7 13 (20.63%) Middleware
7 13 (20.63%) XML
7 13 (20.63%) UNIX
8 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (19.05%) Data Migration
9 11 (17.46%) SOA
10 10 (15.87%) PL/SQL
10 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.70%) Local Government
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle HRMS
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (11.11%) Spring
13 7 (11.11%) HTML
13 7 (11.11%) NHS
14 6 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
14 6 (9.52%) SAP
14 6 (9.52%) Web Services
14 6 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.17%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle HRMS
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (6.35%) Agresso
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
2 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 2 (3.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle Database
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.59%) MySQL
8 1 (1.59%) DB2
8 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.59%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.17%) Ant
3 1 (1.59%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) ERwin
3 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Local Government
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Consultant
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) DBA
5 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) XML
1 13 (20.63%) Middleware
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (11.11%) Spring
3 7 (11.11%) HTML
4 6 (9.52%) Web Services
5 4 (6.35%) J2EE
5 4 (6.35%) JDBC
5 4 (6.35%) jQuery
6 3 (4.76%) JSF
6 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.76%) JSP
6 3 (4.76%) .NET
6 3 (4.76%) EJB
6 3 (4.76%) XSLT
6 3 (4.76%) Swing
6 3 (4.76%) WSDL
7 2 (3.17%) JAXB
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (3.17%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) AIX
3 3 (4.76%) Solaris
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Migration
2 15 (23.81%) ERP
3 12 (19.05%) Data Migration
4 11 (17.46%) SOA
5 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.35%) System Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.17%) Database Security
10 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (3.17%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.17%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.17%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (15.87%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) XQuery
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
1 2 (3.17%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) SAP
2 4 (6.35%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Neverfail
4 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 1 (1.59%) Remedy
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
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