The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications 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 of the Business Applications category for the North West 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 126 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.06% 4.96% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £406 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £348 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £480 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.81% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year
- -76.78%
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
291 242 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.62% 8.93% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 108 163
Average daily rate £401 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £51.00 £30.50 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.21% -32.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.12 £43.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the North West region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the North West region.

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the North West 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
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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
Manchester -4 5 £375 -25.00%
Cheshire - - - -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications.

1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 25 (83.33%) SQL
3 20 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
6 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
8 9 (30.00%) Finance
8 9 (30.00%) Migration
8 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
9 8 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (26.67%) Data Extraction
9 8 (26.67%) Toad
9 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) Procure-to-pay
9 8 (26.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (23.33%) Data Mapping
10 7 (23.33%) Asset Management
10 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
11 6 (20.00%) General Ledger
11 6 (20.00%) Workflow

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) CTI
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (20.00%) MS Access
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Toad
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.67%) ProC
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Consultant
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.67%) DBA
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
1 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
2 8 (26.67%) Procure-to-pay
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Asset Management
3 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (23.33%) Data Mapping
4 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (13.33%) E-business
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) VBA
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Sage