The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Database 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 Database over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 64 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 78 86 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.46% 3.57% 4.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.94% 14.85% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 65
Average daily rate £325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £367
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.49 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £34.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+18.69% +2.20%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
603 579 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.00% 24.04% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 281 358
Average daily rate £340 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 36
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.85% +33.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.47 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £147.00 £82.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle Database
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 Database across the North West region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle Database
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 Database across the North West region.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Database
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 Database within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 45 £325 -7.14% 15
Cheshire -14 19 £376 +0.13% 7
Merseyside -6 5 £250 -41.17% 2
Lancashire -21 4 £275 -
Cumbria - - - - 2
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 161 (100.00%) Oracle
2 68 (42.24%) SQL
3 64 (39.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 51 (31.68%) UNIX
5 44 (27.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 35 (21.74%) Java
7 32 (19.88%) XML
8 31 (19.25%) Web Services
8 31 (19.25%) Linux
8 31 (19.25%) Finance
9 30 (18.63%) PL/SQL
10 27 (16.77%) Spring
10 27 (16.77%) Security Cleared
11 25 (15.53%) Oracle RAC
11 25 (15.53%) Windows
12 22 (13.66%) Migration
12 22 (13.66%) J2EE
12 22 (13.66%) Data Guard
13 21 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
14 18 (11.18%) Solaris
15 17 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (10.56%) Oracle EBS R12
16 16 (9.94%) Relational Database
16 16 (9.94%) RDBMS
16 16 (9.94%) Oracle Applications
17 15 (9.32%) Retail
17 15 (9.32%) ETL
17 15 (9.32%) Oracle Reports
18 14 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.21%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.11%) Apache
3 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.48%) JCAPS
4 4 (2.48%) Mule
5 2 (1.24%) SAS
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.24%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.24%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (10.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (9.94%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (8.07%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (3.73%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.86%) SAP PM
7 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.62%) Summit
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) Internet
2 6 (3.73%) SAN
2 6 (3.73%) HTTP
2 6 (3.73%) Firewall
3 4 (2.48%) NAS
4 2 (1.24%) DHCP
4 2 (1.24%) LAN
4 2 (1.24%) WAN
4 2 (1.24%) Intranet
4 2 (1.24%) CTI
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (39.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 44 (27.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
4 16 (9.94%) Relational Database
4 16 (9.94%) RDBMS
5 15 (9.32%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer
7 13 (8.07%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.97%) MySQL
9 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (4.97%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (3.11%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (3.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.11%) OLAP
11 4 (2.48%) DTS
11 4 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Eclipse
1 10 (6.21%) Subversion
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.73%) Toad
3 5 (3.11%) JIRA
4 4 (2.48%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.86%) JUnit
6 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.24%) Maven
6 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.24%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.24%) Selenium
7 1 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 31 (19.25%) Finance
2 15 (9.32%) Retail
3 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.11%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.62%) French Language
6 1 (0.62%) German Language
6 1 (0.62%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (36.65%) Developer
2 55 (34.16%) DBA
3 41 (25.47%) Oracle DBA
4 23 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (8.70%) Administrator
6 10 (6.21%) SQL DBA
7 8 (4.97%) Architect
7 8 (4.97%) Programmer
7 8 (4.97%) Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (3.11%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.48%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.48%) Java Web Developer
11 4 (2.48%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (2.48%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (2.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.88%) XML
2 31 (19.25%) Web Services
3 27 (16.77%) Spring
4 22 (13.66%) J2EE
5 12 (7.45%) Middleware
6 11 (6.83%) JAXB
6 11 (6.83%) XSLT
6 11 (6.83%) HTML
6 11 (6.83%) JiBX
7 10 (6.21%) CSS
8 8 (4.97%) JSP
8 8 (4.97%) SOAP
8 8 (4.97%) WSDL
8 8 (4.97%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.35%) JAX-RPC
9 7 (4.35%) .NET
10 6 (3.73%) JDBC
10 6 (3.73%) XSD
10 6 (3.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.59%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.97%) Clustering
3 7 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.35%) Derivative
4 4 (2.48%) NHS
4 4 (2.48%) Replication
5 3 (1.86%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.86%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.86%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.24%) HP Superdome
6 2 (1.24%) TRADACOMS
6 2 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.24%) RIA
6 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.62%) DataPower
7 1 (0.62%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.68%) UNIX
2 31 (19.25%) Linux
3 25 (15.53%) Windows
4 18 (11.18%) Solaris
5 9 (5.59%) AIX
6 7 (4.35%) CentOS
7 3 (1.86%) HPUX
8 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.62%) SUSE
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.66%) Migration
2 17 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (9.32%) ETL
4 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.45%) SOA
5 12 (7.45%) Software Engineering
6 11 (6.83%) Database Tuning
7 10 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.21%) ITIL
7 10 (6.21%) Data Modelling
8 9 (5.59%) E-business
8 9 (5.59%) OO
9 8 (4.97%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.97%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.35%) Scrum
11 6 (3.73%) Project Management
11 6 (3.73%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.11%) BPMN
12 5 (3.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.24%) SQL
2 35 (21.74%) Java
3 30 (18.63%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.45%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.97%) PHP
7 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.48%) R
7 4 (2.48%) XPath
8 3 (1.86%) Groovy
9 2 (1.24%) C#
9 2 (1.24%) COBOL
9 2 (1.24%) VBA
9 2 (1.24%) XQuery
10 1 (0.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.62%) Python
10 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (16.77%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.48%) Degree
4 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.86%) ISEB
4 3 (1.86%) OCP
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) HL7
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
3 2 (1.24%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (15.53%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (6.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.48%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.24%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 22 (13.66%) Data Guard
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) Legato
3 1 (0.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 161 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (8.07%) IBM
2 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.83%) Informatica
3 11 (6.83%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.21%) SAP
4 10 (6.21%) HP
5 9 (5.59%) Business Objects
6 8 (4.97%) VMware
7 7 (4.35%) JBoss
8 4 (2.48%) CommVault
9 3 (1.86%) Perforce
9 3 (1.86%) Cisco
10 2 (1.24%) Sybase
10 2 (1.24%) BEA
10 2 (1.24%) Sage
11 1 (0.62%) Twitter
11 1 (0.62%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.62%) F5
11 1 (0.62%) Teradata
Manchester, Lancashire
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £100 - £325 per day
Posted: 24 days ago