The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 70 75 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 63 57 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.08% 2.10% 3.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.47% 10.29% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 62
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£350 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
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 £31.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
665 554 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.99% 20.45% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 301 462
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +57.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £17.30 £18.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Oracle Database
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 32 £325 +1.56% 17
Cheshire -5 11 £358 -4.66% 1
Lancashire -3 10 £400 - 1
Merseyside +3 7 £425 +49.12% 5
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (48.51%) SQL
3 50 (37.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 39 (29.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 37 (27.61%) SQL Server
6 36 (26.87%) PL/SQL
7 32 (23.88%) Java
8 31 (23.13%) Migration
9 27 (20.15%) UNIX
10 26 (19.40%) Web Services
11 24 (17.91%) Finance
12 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (13.43%) XML
14 16 (11.94%) Spring
14 16 (11.94%) WebLogic
14 16 (11.94%) Windows
14 16 (11.94%) SOA
14 16 (11.94%) Middleware
14 16 (11.94%) Relational Database
15 15 (11.19%) Security Cleared
15 15 (11.19%) ETL
15 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
15 15 (11.19%) Linux
15 15 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (11.19%) Data Modelling
16 14 (10.45%) MS Access
16 14 (10.45%) HP
17 13 (9.70%) Oracle Applications
17 13 (9.70%) Eclipse
17 13 (9.70%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (11.94%) WebLogic
2 12 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.46%) Apache
4 8 (5.97%) WebLogic Integration
4 8 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.99%) AquaLogic
6 4 (2.99%) JCAPS
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.75%) CICS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.75%) Lync
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.75%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (8.96%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (7.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (7.46%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (3.73%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.49%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) FTP
2 5 (3.73%) Firewall
3 3 (2.24%) SAN
3 3 (2.24%) Internet
4 2 (1.49%) CTI
4 2 (1.49%) NAS
4 2 (1.49%) LAN
4 2 (1.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (37.31%) Oracle Database 11g
2 39 (29.10%) Oracle Database 10g
3 37 (27.61%) SQL Server
4 16 (11.94%) Relational Database
5 15 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (10.45%) MS Access
7 12 (8.96%) RDBMS
8 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (6.72%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (4.48%) PowerCenter
12 5 (3.73%) OLAP
12 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (3.73%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (3.73%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (2.99%) DTS
13 4 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
15 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Eclipse
2 9 (6.72%) Toad
2 9 (6.72%) ERwin
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (4.48%) NetBeans
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.49%) Ant
6 2 (1.49%) Rational Rose
6 2 (1.49%) Subversion
6 2 (1.49%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) MSTest
7 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.75%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Retail
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.48%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.73%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (44.03%) Developer
2 29 (21.64%) DBA
3 18 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.94%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (10.45%) SQL DBA
6 13 (9.70%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (6.72%) Tester
8 6 (4.48%) Architect
8 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.48%) Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (4.48%) Administrator
8 6 (4.48%) Oracle Architect
9 5 (3.73%) Non-Functional Tester
9 5 (3.73%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Programmer
10 4 (2.99%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Designer
11 3 (2.24%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.24%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.40%) Web Services
2 18 (13.43%) XML
3 16 (11.94%) Middleware
3 16 (11.94%) Spring
4 10 (7.46%) .NET
5 9 (6.72%) HTML
6 8 (5.97%) J2EE
6 8 (5.97%) Java EE
6 8 (5.97%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (5.22%) JPA
7 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.22%) JMS
8 6 (4.48%) JSF
8 6 (4.48%) Java SE
8 6 (4.48%) JAX-RS
9 5 (3.73%) JiBX
9 5 (3.73%) jQuery
9 5 (3.73%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (3.73%) JAXB
9 5 (3.73%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Data Extraction
2 8 (5.97%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.22%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.48%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.48%) Clustering
5 5 (3.73%) Replication
5 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.24%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.49%) Statistics
7 2 (1.49%) PMI
7 2 (1.49%) NHS
7 2 (1.49%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.75%) LPAR
8 1 (0.75%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.15%) UNIX
2 16 (11.94%) Windows
3 15 (11.19%) Linux
4 10 (7.46%) HPUX
4 10 (7.46%) Solaris
5 8 (5.97%) SUSE
6 4 (2.99%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) Migration
2 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (11.94%) SOA
4 15 (11.19%) ETL
4 15 (11.19%) Data Modelling
5 13 (9.70%) Data Architecture
5 13 (9.70%) Database Tuning
6 12 (8.96%) Security Testing
7 10 (7.46%) Performance Testing
7 10 (7.46%) Dimensional Modelling
7 10 (7.46%) Data Migration
7 10 (7.46%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (6.72%) Data Mapping
8 9 (6.72%) Release Management
9 8 (5.97%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.97%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (5.97%) Statistical Analysis
10 7 (5.22%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.22%) EAI
11 6 (4.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.51%) SQL
2 36 (26.87%) PL/SQL
3 32 (23.88%) Java
4 9 (6.72%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.72%) VB
5 8 (5.97%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 6 (4.48%) VBA
6 6 (4.48%) C#
7 5 (3.73%) Groovy
8 4 (2.99%) XQuery
8 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.49%) C
9 2 (1.49%) PHP
9 2 (1.49%) COBOL
9 2 (1.49%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.46%) ISEB
3 10 (7.46%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.97%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (5.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.24%) Degree
6 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) HL7
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.99%) LiteSpeed
3 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) Data Guard
2 9 (6.72%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Legato
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 134 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.45%) HP
4 12 (8.96%) Informatica
4 12 (8.96%) TIBCO
5 11 (8.21%) IBM
6 10 (7.46%) Business Objects
6 10 (7.46%) SAP
7 8 (5.97%) JBoss
8 7 (5.22%) CA
9 6 (4.48%) Sage
10 4 (2.99%) CommVault
10 4 (2.99%) BEA
10 4 (2.99%) VMware
11 3 (2.24%) NetApp
12 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.49%) Siebel
12 2 (1.49%) EMC
13 1 (0.75%) Citrix
13 1 (0.75%) BMC
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