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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 61 75 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 77 56 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.50% 1.94% 3.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.74% 9.29% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 63
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.15% +51.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.11%
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
717 603 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.25% 20.86% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 317 483
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £23.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +69.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £42.11 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +20 39 £311 +10.96% 10
Lancashire +1 12 £413 - 2
Cheshire -12 12 £358 -4.66% 9
Merseyside +5 9 £338 +18.42% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Oracle
2 76 (54.29%) SQL
3 52 (37.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 40 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 38 (27.14%) Java
5 38 (27.14%) PL/SQL
6 37 (26.43%) Web Services
6 37 (26.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 30 (21.43%) Migration
8 28 (20.00%) Finance
9 25 (17.86%) XML
10 24 (17.14%) Linux
11 20 (14.29%) UNIX
11 20 (14.29%) Middleware
12 19 (13.57%) SOA
12 19 (13.57%) WebLogic
13 18 (12.86%) Spring
14 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
14 16 (11.43%) Security Cleared
15 15 (10.71%) Data Architecture
15 15 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (10.71%) Relational Database
15 15 (10.71%) HP
15 15 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (10.71%) MS Access
16 14 (10.00%) OO
16 14 (10.00%) Eclipse
17 13 (9.29%) ETL
17 13 (9.29%) Data Modelling
17 13 (9.29%) TIBCO

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (13.57%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.14%) Apache
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.71%) WebLogic Integration
5 6 (4.29%) AquaLogic
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.43%) SAS
7 2 (1.43%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.71%) CICS
8 1 (0.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.71%) Lync
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Project
2 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (7.86%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (3.57%) SAP PM
7 3 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.43%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) FTP
2 4 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) NAS
4 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 40 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 37 (26.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (10.71%) MS Access
4 15 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 13 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.43%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (5.71%) PowerCenter
8 8 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.86%) JasperReports
10 3 (2.14%) MySQL
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.43%) Siebel EIM
11 2 (1.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (7.86%) ERwin
2 11 (7.86%) Subversion
3 9 (6.43%) Toad
4 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.00%) NetBeans
6 6 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (2.86%) Rational Rose
9 2 (1.43%) Ant
9 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.43%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.71%) Maven
10 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.71%) MSTest
10 1 (0.71%) Gerrit
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.00%) Retail
2 7 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.57%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (50.71%) Developer
2 25 (17.86%) DBA
3 20 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.14%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (8.57%) SQL DBA
6 11 (7.86%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (5.71%) Tester
8 7 (5.00%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (4.29%) Administrator
10 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Non-Functional Tester
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
11 4 (2.86%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.86%) Programmer
11 4 (2.86%) SQL Developer
12 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL Developer
12 3 (2.14%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.43%) Web Services
2 25 (17.86%) XML
3 20 (14.29%) Middleware
4 18 (12.86%) Spring
5 13 (9.29%) jQuery
6 12 (8.57%) Java EE
7 11 (7.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (7.86%) HTML
8 9 (6.43%) J2EE
8 9 (6.43%) JSF
9 8 (5.71%) LAMP
9 8 (5.71%) JMS
9 8 (5.71%) XSLT
9 8 (5.71%) JPA
10 7 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (5.00%) JAX-RS
10 7 (5.00%) XSD
10 7 (5.00%) .NET
10 7 (5.00%) Java SE
11 6 (4.29%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Data Extraction
2 8 (5.71%) Data Integration
2 8 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.29%) Derivative
4 5 (3.57%) Replication
4 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.86%) Open Source
5 4 (2.86%) Clustering
5 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.43%) Statistics
7 2 (1.43%) PMI
7 2 (1.43%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.14%) Linux
2 20 (14.29%) UNIX
3 12 (8.57%) Windows
4 11 (7.86%) Solaris
5 10 (7.14%) HPUX
6 8 (5.71%) SUSE
7 3 (2.14%) AIX
8 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.43%) Migration
2 19 (13.57%) SOA
3 15 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (10.71%) Data Architecture
4 14 (10.00%) OO
5 13 (9.29%) ETL
5 13 (9.29%) Data Modelling
6 12 (8.57%) Database Tuning
6 12 (8.57%) Security Testing
7 11 (7.86%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 10 (7.14%) Data Mapping
8 10 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.43%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (6.43%) Release Management
10 8 (5.71%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (5.71%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 76 (54.29%) SQL
2 38 (27.14%) Java
2 38 (27.14%) PL/SQL
3 12 (8.57%) VB
4 10 (7.14%) VBA
4 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.43%) PHP
5 9 (6.43%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 6 (4.29%) XQuery
8 5 (3.57%) Groovy
8 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.57%) C#
9 3 (2.14%) VBScript
9 3 (2.14%) VB6
10 2 (1.43%) Python
10 2 (1.43%) C
10 2 (1.43%) COBOL
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.43%) ISEB
3 9 (6.43%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) HL7
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.43%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 9 (6.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) SCSM
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.71%) OpenView
3 1 (0.71%) Legato
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 140 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.71%) HP
4 13 (9.29%) Informatica
4 13 (9.29%) TIBCO
5 10 (7.14%) SAP
5 10 (7.14%) JBoss
6 9 (6.43%) Business Objects
6 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.43%) CA
7 8 (5.71%) IBM
8 7 (5.00%) Sage
9 6 (4.29%) BEA
10 3 (2.14%) NetApp
11 2 (1.43%) CommVault
11 2 (1.43%) Siebel
11 2 (1.43%) EMC
11 2 (1.43%) Tableau
11 2 (1.43%) VMware
12 1 (0.71%) Teradata
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