The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Financials 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 Financials over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Financials
Rank 124 106 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Financials 15 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.81% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.04% 9.24% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £498 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
Oracle Financials
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
371 249 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.55% 8.79% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 121 123
Average daily rate £435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £525 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -61.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.15 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.99 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Oracle Financials
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Financials across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Financials Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle Financials
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 Financials across the North West region.

Oracle Financials Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Financials
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Financials across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Oracle Financials Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle Financials
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 Financials across the North West region.

Oracle Financials Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Financials
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 Financials within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -17 7 £463 +23.41%
Merseyside -9 2 £435 +10.40%
Oracle Financials
England

Oracle Financials
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Financials 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 Financials.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (25.00%) Cash Management
7 5 (25.00%) General Ledger
7 5 (25.00%) E-business
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) MS Office
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
10 2 (10.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Financials 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 Financials. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (10.00%) QAComplete
General
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (5.00%) E-Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) E-business
1 5 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Test Management
3 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Pegasus
4 1 (5.00%) Northgate