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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 71 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 85 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.22% 2.03% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.43% 9.30% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 26
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£478 £375 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.46% -13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.16% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £57.75 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.46%
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
815 667 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.30% 21.84% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 375 315
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Manchester -5 43 £490 +48.48% 13
Cumbria - 12 £500 - 2
Merseyside -10 10 £520 +12.43% 3
Lancashire +8 8 £478 +19.50% 2
Cheshire -8 8 £425 +18.88% 5
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Oracle
2 82 (42.71%) SQL
3 55 (28.65%) Java
4 54 (28.13%) PL/SQL
5 53 (27.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 51 (26.56%) Migration
7 45 (23.44%) Microsoft
8 43 (22.40%) Web Services
8 43 (22.40%) Finance
9 35 (18.23%) SOA
10 32 (16.67%) XML
10 32 (16.67%) Windows
10 32 (16.67%) Linux
10 32 (16.67%) VMware
10 32 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (15.63%) SDLC
11 30 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 30 (15.63%) EMC
12 29 (15.10%) SQL Server
13 28 (14.58%) Solaris
13 28 (14.58%) Hyper-V
14 27 (14.06%) UNIX
14 27 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (14.06%) Citrix
15 26 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (13.54%) SAP
16 25 (13.02%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (13.02%) Middleware
16 25 (13.02%) Capacity Planning
16 25 (13.02%) Oracle Service Bus

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (13.02%) Oracle Service Bus
2 21 (10.94%) WebLogic
3 19 (9.90%) WebSphere
4 18 (9.38%) IBM Notes
5 15 (7.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (6.77%) JBoss
6 13 (6.77%) SAS
7 11 (5.73%) IIS
8 9 (4.69%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.60%) JCAPS
10 4 (2.08%) Confluence
10 4 (2.08%) Tuxedo
11 3 (1.56%) AquaLogic
11 3 (1.56%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPEL
12 2 (1.04%) LiveCycle
12 2 (1.04%) Apache
12 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (8.85%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (8.85%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.52%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.52%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.38%) Office 365
2 3 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.33%) WAN
2 12 (6.25%) Internet
3 11 (5.73%) SAN
4 10 (5.21%) NAS
5 9 (4.69%) Firewall
5 9 (4.69%) Wireless
6 8 (4.17%) VPLS
6 8 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 8 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (4.17%) DMZ
6 8 (4.17%) MPLS
6 8 (4.17%) OSPF
6 8 (4.17%) BGP
6 8 (4.17%) EIGRP
6 8 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.08%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.08%) FTP
8 4 (2.08%) AMQP
9 2 (1.04%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 30 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 29 (15.10%) SQL Server
4 25 (13.02%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (10.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.73%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (3.65%) QlikView
10 7 (3.65%) Base SAS
11 6 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (2.60%) Big Data
13 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (6.77%) JIRA
2 10 (5.21%) ProC
3 9 (4.69%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.17%) Subversion
4 8 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (3.65%) JUnit
6 5 (2.60%) Ant
6 5 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.60%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.08%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.08%) Gradle
7 4 (2.08%) Toad
8 3 (1.56%) ERwin
8 3 (1.56%) Cactus
8 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.04%) MSI
9 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (22.40%) Finance
2 13 (6.77%) Local Government
3 10 (5.21%) Retail
4 7 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.56%) Back Office
6 3 (1.56%) Banking
6 3 (1.56%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.04%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Military
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (34.90%) Developer
2 45 (23.44%) Architect
3 27 (14.06%) Oracle Developer
4 26 (13.54%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (11.46%) DBA
6 17 (8.85%) Analyst
7 16 (8.33%) Administrator
8 15 (7.81%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (5.21%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Consultant
11 8 (4.17%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Oracle Architect
13 6 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Developer
13 6 (3.13%) SOA Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Oracle Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.13%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.13%) SAS Developer
14 5 (2.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.40%) Web Services
2 32 (16.67%) XML
3 25 (13.02%) Middleware
4 23 (11.98%) SOAP
5 21 (10.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 16 (8.33%) WSDL
7 15 (7.81%) .NET
8 14 (7.29%) JSP
8 14 (7.29%) XSLT
9 13 (6.77%) JSON
10 12 (6.25%) HTML
11 11 (5.73%) JMS
12 10 (5.21%) J2EE
12 10 (5.21%) Spring
13 8 (4.17%) JAX-WS
13 8 (4.17%) REST
14 7 (3.65%) EJB
15 6 (3.13%) CSS
15 6 (3.13%) ASP.NET
15 6 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.25%) Clustering
4 9 (4.69%) Replication
5 8 (4.17%) Celerra
5 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.17%) EMC VNX
6 7 (3.65%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.65%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.13%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.60%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.60%) Life Science
8 5 (2.60%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.08%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.56%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.56%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.04%) NHS
11 2 (1.04%) DTV
12 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.67%) Windows
1 32 (16.67%) Linux
2 28 (14.58%) Solaris
3 27 (14.06%) UNIX
4 16 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.17%) HPUX
6 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.08%) AIX
9 3 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.04%) SUSE
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.56%) Migration
2 35 (18.23%) SOA
3 30 (15.63%) SDLC
4 27 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (13.02%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (11.46%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (10.94%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.94%) ETL
9 19 (9.90%) ERP
10 17 (8.85%) Test Scripting
11 15 (7.81%) Data Migration
12 14 (7.29%) Data Protection
13 13 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.77%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.77%) Open Source
14 12 (6.25%) Data Security
14 12 (6.25%) Configuration Management
15 11 (5.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 82 (42.71%) SQL
2 55 (28.65%) Java
3 54 (28.13%) PL/SQL
4 18 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.25%) XQuery
6 8 (4.17%) C
7 7 (3.65%) XPath
8 6 (3.13%) VBA
8 6 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.60%) Perl
10 4 (2.08%) C#
10 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.08%) Python
11 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.56%) VB
12 2 (1.04%) C++
12 2 (1.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.52%) VB6
13 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.73%) Degree
4 7 (3.65%) ISEB
5 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.56%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) HL7
2 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 32 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 19 (9.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (9.38%) Xen
5 10 (5.21%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (4.69%) Active Directory
7 8 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 8 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.17%) XenApp
7 8 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 19 (9.90%) SCCM
2 15 (7.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.08%) Puppet
4 4 (2.08%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.56%) SCOM
5 3 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.04%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.04%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 192 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 32 (16.67%) VMware
4 30 (15.63%) EMC
5 27 (14.06%) Citrix
6 26 (13.54%) SAP
7 18 (9.38%) Lotus
8 16 (8.33%) IBM
9 9 (4.69%) HP
9 9 (4.69%) Cisco
10 8 (4.17%) Nortel
10 8 (4.17%) Informatica
10 8 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.60%) Apple
12 5 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (2.08%) Avaya
13 4 (2.08%) Remedy
13 4 (2.08%) Atlassian
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago