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 17 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 53 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 112 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.90% 2.68% 3.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.86% 13.73% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 41
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£401 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.05 £37.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £37.49 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.36% +15.35%
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
871 619 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.54% 19.55% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 356 289
Average daily rate £400 £340 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Average hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +41.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £17.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £157.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 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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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 -8 45 £350 +7.69% 1
Lancashire +21 24 £500 +81.81% 1
Cheshire -2 24 £420 +11.85% 8
Merseyside -12 11 £400 +60.00%
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Oracle
2 103 (51.50%) SQL
3 76 (38.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 74 (37.00%) PL/SQL
5 53 (26.50%) Java
6 51 (25.50%) Windows
7 42 (21.00%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 38 (19.00%) Web Services
9 38 (19.00%) XML
9 38 (19.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 37 (18.50%) Microsoft
10 37 (18.50%) Linux
11 33 (16.50%) Migration
12 32 (16.00%) Finance
13 31 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (15.00%) SAS
15 26 (13.00%) VMware
15 26 (13.00%) Software Engineering
16 25 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
16 25 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 25 (12.50%) Solaris
16 25 (12.50%) HTML
17 24 (12.00%) .NET
17 24 (12.00%) UNIX
17 24 (12.00%) Data Modelling
17 24 (12.00%) Data Security
18 23 (11.50%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 30 (15.00%) SAS
2 19 (9.50%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.50%) IIS
3 15 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (5.00%) Umbraco
5 9 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.50%) Confluence
7 7 (3.50%) JBoss
8 6 (3.00%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.00%) JCAPS
10 3 (1.50%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.50%) Documentum
11 2 (1.00%) Apache
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle BPEL
11 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.50%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.50%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.50%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.50%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.50%) Summit
7 1 (0.50%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.00%) Office 365
2 3 (1.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.00%) Internet
2 12 (6.00%) WAN
3 11 (5.50%) SAN
4 9 (4.50%) Firewall
4 9 (4.50%) Wireless
4 9 (4.50%) HTTP
4 9 (4.50%) NAS
5 8 (4.00%) AMQP
5 8 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (4.00%) MPLS
5 8 (4.00%) OSPF
5 8 (4.00%) BGP
5 8 (4.00%) EIGRP
5 8 (4.00%) VPLS
5 8 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 8 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (4.00%) DMZ
6 4 (2.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (38.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 38 (19.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 23 (11.50%) Oracle Reports
5 22 (11.00%) Base SAS
6 20 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 19 (9.50%) RDBMS
8 16 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.50%) Oracle Discoverer
10 8 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
10 8 (4.00%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.00%) Big Data
10 8 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (3.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (3.50%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.50%) QlikView
12 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 16 (8.00%) JIRA
2 15 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.50%) Subversion
4 12 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (4.50%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (4.50%) Maven
6 8 (4.00%) Ant
6 8 (4.00%) JUnit
6 8 (4.00%) Toad
7 7 (3.50%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.50%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.50%) Gradle
7 7 (3.50%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.50%) JDeveloper
11 2 (1.00%) ERwin
11 2 (1.00%) ProC
General
1 32 (16.00%) Finance
2 14 (7.00%) Retail
3 13 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.00%) Banking
5 5 (2.50%) Local Government
5 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.00%) Back Office
7 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.00%) Electronics
8 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) Billing
9 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (44.00%) Developer
2 27 (13.50%) Java Developer
2 27 (13.50%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (12.50%) DBA
4 23 (11.50%) Architect
5 21 (10.50%) Oracle DBA
6 19 (9.50%) SAS Developer
7 18 (9.00%) Analyst
8 10 (5.00%) Administrator
9 9 (4.50%) Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.50%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 6 (3.00%) SOA Developer
13 5 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
13 5 (2.50%) SQL DBA
13 5 (2.50%) SAS Programmer
13 5 (2.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.00%) Web Services
1 38 (19.00%) XML
2 25 (12.50%) HTML
3 24 (12.00%) .NET
4 19 (9.50%) J2EE
5 17 (8.50%) WSDL
6 16 (8.00%) JMS
7 15 (7.50%) Middleware
8 14 (7.00%) Spring
9 13 (6.50%) CSS
9 13 (6.50%) Java EE
10 12 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (6.00%) HTML5
10 12 (6.00%) XSLT
10 12 (6.00%) SOAP
11 11 (5.50%) CSS3
12 10 (5.00%) PhoneGap
12 10 (5.00%) J2SE
12 10 (5.00%) Classic ASP
12 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 16 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.50%) Open Source
3 15 (7.50%) Clustering
4 9 (4.50%) Replication
5 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.00%) Celerra
6 7 (3.50%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.50%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.50%) Derivative
8 3 (1.50%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.50%) Life Science
8 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.00%) User Experience
9 2 (1.00%) HP Superdome
9 2 (1.00%) NHS
9 2 (1.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.50%) Windows
2 37 (18.50%) Linux
3 25 (12.50%) Solaris
4 24 (12.00%) UNIX
5 22 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.00%) HPUX
7 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.50%) AIX
9 4 (2.00%) VMS
9 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.00%) SUSE
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.00%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (16.50%) Migration
3 31 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.00%) Software Engineering
5 25 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 24 (12.00%) Data Security
6 24 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 22 (11.00%) SOA
8 16 (8.00%) Scrum
8 16 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 16 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (7.50%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.50%) ETL
10 13 (6.50%) OO
11 12 (6.00%) ERP
11 12 (6.00%) MVC
12 11 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.50%) Waterfall
13 10 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (51.50%) SQL
2 74 (37.00%) PL/SQL
3 53 (26.50%) Java
4 18 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.50%) C#
6 7 (3.50%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.50%) VBA
9 4 (2.00%) XPath
10 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.50%) C++
10 3 (1.50%) Perl
10 3 (1.50%) PHP
11 2 (1.00%) C
11 2 (1.00%) VB
11 2 (1.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.00%) XQuery
12 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.00%) Degree
5 5 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.00%) ISEB
7 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.00%) PMP
7 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.50%) MCPD
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) HL7
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 8 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.00%) XenApp
4 8 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 7 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (3.00%) Xen
7 2 (1.00%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (3.50%) SCCM
2 7 (3.50%) Puppet
2 7 (3.50%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.50%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.00%) SCOM
7 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 200 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (18.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.00%) VMware
4 22 (11.00%) Red Hat
5 20 (10.00%) Citrix
6 17 (8.50%) HP
6 17 (8.50%) EMC
7 15 (7.50%) Informatica
8 14 (7.00%) Cisco
9 12 (6.00%) SAP
10 11 (5.50%) Business Objects
11 10 (5.00%) IBM
12 8 (4.00%) Nortel
12 8 (4.00%) CheckPoint
12 8 (4.00%) Atlassian
12 8 (4.00%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.00%) Lotus
14 5 (2.50%) Apple
15 4 (2.00%) Avaya
15 4 (2.00%) Symantec
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