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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 72 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 78 60 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.13% 1.98% 3.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.63% 10.22% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 37
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£480 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 £37.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £37.49 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% +1.32%
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
810 587 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.07% 19.41% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 342 277
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £455 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.49 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.64% +13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cheshire +5 27 £463 +32.14% 4
Manchester -22 23 £500 +23.07% 14
Lancashire +17 15 £475 +30.13% 1
Merseyside -5 10 £488 +95.00% 1
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Oracle
2 92 (49.20%) SQL
3 60 (32.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 58 (31.02%) PL/SQL
5 50 (26.74%) Java
6 46 (24.60%) Windows
7 43 (22.99%) SQL Server
8 40 (21.39%) Linux
9 38 (20.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
10 36 (19.25%) Finance
11 35 (18.72%) Web Services
12 33 (17.65%) XML
12 33 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (17.11%) Migration
14 27 (14.44%) .NET
15 26 (13.90%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (13.37%) HTML
16 25 (13.37%) VMware
16 25 (13.37%) Software Engineering
16 25 (13.37%) Security Cleared
17 23 (12.30%) UNIX
17 23 (12.30%) Oracle Reports
17 23 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (11.76%) Solaris
18 22 (11.76%) Red Hat
19 20 (10.70%) JavaScript
19 20 (10.70%) Citrix
19 20 (10.70%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.95%) SAS
3 12 (6.42%) IIS
4 10 (5.35%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.35%) Umbraco
4 10 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (5.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.28%) JBoss
6 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.74%) Confluence
8 6 (3.21%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.67%) JCAPS
10 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPEL
11 2 (1.07%) LiveCycle
11 2 (1.07%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (1.07%) Apache
12 1 (0.53%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (6.95%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.81%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.67%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.60%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.53%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.53%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.53%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Office 365
2 3 (1.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.56%) Internet
2 12 (6.42%) SAN
2 12 (6.42%) WAN
3 10 (5.35%) NAS
4 9 (4.81%) Wireless
4 9 (4.81%) Firewall
5 8 (4.28%) iSCSI
5 8 (4.28%) VPLS
5 8 (4.28%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (4.28%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (4.28%) AMQP
5 8 (4.28%) MPLS
5 8 (4.28%) OSPF
5 8 (4.28%) BGP
5 8 (4.28%) EIGRP
5 8 (4.28%) DMZ
6 6 (3.21%) HTTP
7 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.14%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (32.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 43 (22.99%) SQL Server
3 38 (20.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 23 (12.30%) Oracle Reports
5 20 (10.70%) Relational Database
6 18 (9.63%) RDBMS
7 15 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.95%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (4.81%) Oracle Discoverer
10 8 (4.28%) QlikView
10 8 (4.28%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
10 8 (4.28%) Big Data
11 7 (3.74%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (3.74%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.74%) Base SAS
12 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (3.21%) SQLPlus
13 5 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 16 (8.56%) JIRA
3 14 (7.49%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.95%) Oracle APEX
4 13 (6.95%) Subversion
5 10 (5.35%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (4.81%) JUnit
6 9 (4.81%) Toad
7 8 (4.28%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.28%) Ant
8 7 (3.74%) Gradle
8 7 (3.74%) Mercurial
8 7 (3.74%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.21%) Maven
9 6 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.60%) ERwin
10 3 (1.60%) ProC
10 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.07%) Cactus
General
1 36 (19.25%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.67%) Local Government
5 4 (2.14%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 2 (1.07%) Marketing
7 2 (1.07%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.07%) Billing
7 2 (1.07%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (37.43%) Developer
2 29 (15.51%) Architect
3 24 (12.83%) Oracle Developer
4 23 (12.30%) DBA
5 19 (10.16%) Java Developer
5 19 (10.16%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (9.09%) Analyst
7 13 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (6.95%) Administrator
8 8 (4.28%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.74%) Consultant
9 7 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Oracle Architect
10 6 (3.21%) SAS Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (2.67%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.67%) SQL DBA
11 5 (2.67%) Oracle Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.14%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.72%) Web Services
2 33 (17.65%) XML
3 27 (14.44%) .NET
4 25 (13.37%) HTML
5 17 (9.09%) Middleware
6 16 (8.56%) CSS
6 16 (8.56%) JMS
7 15 (8.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 15 (8.02%) J2EE
8 13 (6.95%) WSDL
8 13 (6.95%) HTML5
9 12 (6.42%) CSS3
10 11 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.88%) EJB
10 11 (5.88%) SOAP
10 11 (5.88%) XSLT
11 10 (5.35%) Spring
11 10 (5.35%) Java EE
11 10 (5.35%) PhoneGap
11 10 (5.35%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.09%) Open Source
2 15 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.02%) Clustering
3 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.81%) Replication
4 8 (4.28%) Celerra
5 7 (3.74%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.74%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.67%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.60%) Derivative
7 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.60%) Life Science
8 2 (1.07%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.07%) AS400
8 2 (1.07%) NHS
8 2 (1.07%) DTV
8 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.60%) Windows
2 40 (21.39%) Linux
3 23 (12.30%) UNIX
3 23 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (11.76%) Solaris
5 10 (5.35%) HPUX
6 9 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.21%) AIX
8 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.14%) VMS
10 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.07%) SUSE
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.11%) Migration
3 26 (13.90%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (13.37%) Software Engineering
5 19 (10.16%) SOA
6 18 (9.63%) Test Scripting
7 15 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (8.02%) ERP
7 15 (8.02%) ETL
7 15 (8.02%) Configuration Management
7 15 (8.02%) Scrum
8 13 (6.95%) OO
8 13 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.42%) Dimensional Modelling
9 12 (6.42%) Waterfall
9 12 (6.42%) Data Security
10 11 (5.88%) MVC
10 11 (5.88%) TDD
11 10 (5.35%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 92 (49.20%) SQL
2 58 (31.02%) PL/SQL
3 50 (26.74%) Java
4 20 (10.70%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.56%) C#
6 8 (4.28%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.21%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.21%) VBA
8 5 (2.67%) Perl
8 5 (2.67%) XPath
9 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.60%) Python
10 3 (1.60%) VB
10 3 (1.60%) PHP
10 3 (1.60%) C
11 2 (1.07%) C++
11 2 (1.07%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.07%) XQuery
12 1 (0.53%) VBScript
12 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.35%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.28%) Degree
5 5 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.14%) ISEB
7 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.07%) PMP
7 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.53%) MCPD
8 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.81%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.28%) XenApp
4 8 (4.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 8 (4.28%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.28%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (3.21%) Xen
7 2 (1.07%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (3.74%) Vagrant
2 7 (3.74%) Puppet
2 7 (3.74%) SCCM
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.14%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.07%) SCOM
6 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 187 (100.00%) Oracle
2 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.37%) VMware
4 22 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 20 (10.70%) Citrix
6 17 (9.09%) EMC
7 14 (7.49%) SAP
8 13 (6.95%) HP
9 11 (5.88%) Cisco
9 11 (5.88%) IBM
10 8 (4.28%) Atlassian
10 8 (4.28%) SolarWinds
10 8 (4.28%) Nortel
10 8 (4.28%) Informatica
10 8 (4.28%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.28%) Business Objects
11 6 (3.21%) Lotus
12 5 (2.67%) Apple
13 4 (2.14%) Symantec
13 4 (2.14%) Avaya
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