The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 87 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 72 104 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.90% 3.18% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.36% 13.54% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 44
Average daily rate £325 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £67.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.57% +46.15%
Oracle Database
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
769 768 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.29% 23.48% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 475 360
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £24.90 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £67.00 £168.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
(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
Manchester -28 33 £293 -13.33% 4
Lancashire -8 15 £346 +15.41% 3
Cheshire -6 10 £400 -5.88% 4
Merseyside +2 8 £325 -13.33% 2
Cumbria -1 3 - - 1
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Oracle
2 72 (42.60%) SQL
3 53 (31.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 40 (23.67%) Security Cleared
5 39 (23.08%) Java
6 37 (21.89%) Windows
7 35 (20.71%) Finance
8 34 (20.12%) SC Cleared
9 33 (19.53%) XML
10 30 (17.75%) SQL Server
11 28 (16.57%) Migration
12 27 (15.98%) Oracle Database 10g
13 26 (15.38%) PL/SQL
14 22 (13.02%) Visual Studio
14 22 (13.02%) Middleware
15 21 (12.43%) IBM
15 21 (12.43%) ETL
16 20 (11.83%) SOA
16 20 (11.83%) .NET
16 20 (11.83%) C#
17 19 (11.24%) Linux
17 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
17 19 (11.24%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (10.65%) Oracle ODI
18 18 (10.65%) Oracle Database 12c
18 18 (10.65%) Informatica
18 18 (10.65%) Unix
19 17 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (10.06%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (10.06%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (7.10%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.14%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.55%) JBoss
5 6 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.96%) ATG Dynamo
6 5 (2.96%) IIS
6 5 (2.96%) Tuxedo
7 3 (1.78%) Apache
7 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (1.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.59%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.59%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (7.10%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (5.33%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.55%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 1 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) SAN
2 5 (2.96%) HTTP
2 5 (2.96%) LDAP
3 4 (2.37%) WAN
4 3 (1.78%) LAN
4 3 (1.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 30 (17.75%) SQL Server
3 27 (15.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (11.24%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (10.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 18 (10.65%) Oracle ODI
6 17 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (8.88%) RDBMS
7 15 (8.88%) Relational Database
8 14 (8.28%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (4.73%) DB2
10 7 (4.14%) InterSystems Cache
11 6 (3.55%) Star Schema
12 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (2.37%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (2.37%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
14 2 (1.18%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) Visual Studio
2 19 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (7.69%) Toad
5 12 (7.10%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (5.33%) Maven
6 9 (5.33%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (4.14%) Ant
8 5 (2.96%) ClearCase
8 5 (2.96%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.96%) MSI
8 5 (2.96%) WiX
9 4 (2.37%) Subversion
10 3 (1.78%) Rational Robot
11 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.18%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.59%) Gradle
12 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.59%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (20.71%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Retail
3 6 (3.55%) Banking
4 4 (2.37%) Military
5 3 (1.78%) Local Government
5 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Avionics
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (37.28%) Developer
2 35 (20.71%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (12.43%) Analyst
4 18 (10.65%) DBA
5 17 (10.06%) Oracle DBA
6 15 (8.88%) Java Developer
7 14 (8.28%) Consultant
8 13 (7.69%) Architect
8 13 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 12 (7.10%) Administrator
10 9 (5.33%) SQL Analyst
10 9 (5.33%) Tester
11 8 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 8 (4.73%) SOA Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Data Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Data Migration Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Migration Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (3.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.53%) XML
2 22 (13.02%) Middleware
3 20 (11.83%) .NET
4 13 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (7.69%) Web Services
5 11 (6.51%) REST
5 11 (6.51%) SOAP
6 10 (5.92%) JSON
7 8 (4.73%) Software Packaging
7 8 (4.73%) XSLT
8 7 (4.14%) JMS
9 6 (3.55%) HTML
9 6 (3.55%) JSP
10 5 (2.96%) Ajax
10 5 (2.96%) CSS
10 5 (2.96%) J2EE
10 5 (2.96%) WinForms
10 5 (2.96%) WPF
11 4 (2.37%) Java EE
11 4 (2.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.55%) Clustering
4 6 (3.55%) Data Extraction
4 6 (3.55%) Replication
5 5 (2.96%) HACMP
5 5 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.18%) DLPAR
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Exalytics
7 2 (1.18%) VSAM
8 1 (0.59%) DataPower
8 1 (0.59%) Life Science
8 1 (0.59%) LPAR
8 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.89%) Windows
2 19 (11.24%) Linux
3 18 (10.65%) Unix
4 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.14%) AIX
6 6 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.96%) Solaris
8 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.78%) HPUX
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.57%) Migration
2 21 (12.43%) ETL
3 20 (11.83%) SOA
4 17 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.88%) Data Modelling
5 15 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 12 (7.10%) Analytics
7 12 (7.10%) Software Engineering
8 11 (6.51%) Data Migration
8 11 (6.51%) ERP
8 11 (6.51%) High Availability
8 11 (6.51%) ITIL
8 11 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.51%) Test Management
9 10 (5.92%) Software Testing
9 10 (5.92%) UML
10 9 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (4.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.60%) SQL
2 39 (23.08%) Java
3 26 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 20 (11.83%) C#
5 12 (7.10%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.14%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.14%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.14%) XQuery
8 6 (3.55%) C
8 6 (3.55%) C++
9 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.96%) VC++
10 4 (2.37%) Korn
10 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.78%) COBOL
11 3 (1.78%) VB
11 3 (1.78%) XPath
12 2 (1.18%) AWK
12 2 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (23.67%) Security Cleared
2 34 (20.12%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.55%) Degree
4 4 (2.37%) HND
5 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.18%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) ISEB
6 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.59%) MCP
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.51%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) GPFS
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.18%) Veritas File System
4 2 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Firmware
5 1 (0.59%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (3.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.37%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.78%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.18%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.59%) Netcool
6 1 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 169 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (12.43%) IBM
3 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.65%) Informatica
5 7 (4.14%) VMware
6 6 (3.55%) 3PAR
6 6 (3.55%) Citrix
6 6 (3.55%) HP
6 6 (3.55%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.96%) ATG
7 5 (2.96%) SAP
8 4 (2.37%) Cisco
8 4 (2.37%) EMC
9 3 (1.78%) Kofax
9 3 (1.78%) Micro Focus
9 3 (1.78%) NetApp
10 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.18%) Symantec
10 2 (1.18%) Teradata
10 2 (1.18%) Veritas
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