The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 351 443 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.26% 13.54% 9.30%
As % of the Vendors category 22.56% 29.26% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 247 156
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £36.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £32.50 £24.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £67.00 £101.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.21
% change year-on-year
- +24.18%
Oracle
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1556 1514 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.06% 46.29% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 759 583
Average daily rate £383 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 101 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.33 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle
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 across the North West region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle
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 across the North West region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 143 £419 -1.47% 52
Lancashire +2 75 £450 - 8
Cheshire -20 53 £413 +3.12% 16
Merseyside +1 49 £400 +10.34% 12
Cumbria -7 7 £350 - 3
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle 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.

1 270 (35.81%) SQL
2 203 (26.92%) Finance
3 169 (22.41%) Oracle Database
4 151 (20.03%) Java
5 145 (19.23%) Migration
5 145 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 129 (17.11%) SC Cleared
6 129 (17.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 114 (15.12%) Linux
8 108 (14.32%) Oracle EBS
9 107 (14.19%) Unix
10 106 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (12.73%) SQL Server
12 93 (12.33%) PL/SQL
13 92 (12.20%) Windows
13 92 (12.20%) XML
14 89 (11.80%) ETL
15 80 (10.61%) SOA
16 78 (10.34%) Middleware
17 74 (9.81%) ERP
18 66 (8.75%) Microsoft
19 65 (8.62%) Data Modelling
20 61 (8.09%) Oracle Reports
21 58 (7.69%) Test Scripting
22 56 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
23 55 (7.29%) Informatica
24 54 (7.16%) IBM
25 53 (7.03%) Retail
25 53 (7.03%) SAP
25 53 (7.03%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 48 (6.37%) WebLogic
3 45 (5.97%) JBoss
4 33 (4.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 32 (4.24%) Tuxedo
6 31 (4.11%) Oracle Service Bus
7 30 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (2.39%) Tomcat
10 17 (2.25%) Apache
11 14 (1.86%) Node.js
12 11 (1.46%) SAS
13 9 (1.19%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 7 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.93%) IIS
14 7 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.80%) CloudStack
15 6 (0.80%) iPlanet
15 6 (0.80%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.80%) MS Office
2 6 (0.80%) MS Project
3 2 (0.27%) Mingle
3 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 129 (17.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 108 (14.32%) Oracle EBS
3 47 (6.23%) Oracle Payables
4 46 (6.10%) Oracle Applications
5 42 (5.57%) Oracle ERP
6 29 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (2.65%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
9 12 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (1.46%) Oracle 11i
11 10 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
13 6 (0.80%) HFM
13 6 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
14 5 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
15 4 (0.53%) Primavera
16 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
16 3 (0.40%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.19%) IaaS
3 9 (1.19%) PaaS
4 6 (0.80%) SaaS
5 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.53%) IBM PureFlex
7 3 (0.40%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.05%) HTTP
1 23 (3.05%) Internet
2 18 (2.39%) SAN
3 13 (1.72%) LAN
3 13 (1.72%) SSL
4 12 (1.59%) Firewall
4 12 (1.59%) LDAP
4 12 (1.59%) SMTP
5 11 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.33%) DNS
7 8 (1.06%) FTP
7 8 (1.06%) NAS
7 8 (1.06%) SNMP
8 6 (0.80%) WAN
9 3 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.40%) Intranet
9 3 (0.40%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.40%) VLAN
9 3 (0.40%) VoIP
10 2 (0.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (22.41%) Oracle Database
2 96 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 61 (8.09%) Oracle Reports
4 53 (7.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 50 (6.63%) DB2
6 49 (6.50%) Oracle ODI
7 38 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (4.11%) Relational Database
9 30 (3.98%) Oracle BI EE
10 27 (3.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 20 (2.65%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (2.39%) MySQL
13 18 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (1.72%) MongoDB
15 12 (1.59%) Big Data
15 12 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (1.46%) Oracle Discoverer
17 10 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 10 (1.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 37 (4.91%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.32%) ERwin
4 22 (2.92%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.79%) Maven
6 19 (2.52%) Eclipse
7 17 (2.25%) Subversion
7 17 (2.25%) Toad
8 16 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 14 (1.86%) ClearCase
9 14 (1.86%) Git (software)
10 11 (1.46%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.19%) JIRA
11 9 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (1.06%) Ant
13 7 (0.93%) JUnit
14 6 (0.80%) Introscope
14 6 (0.80%) NetBeans
15 5 (0.66%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.66%) MSI
General
1 203 (26.92%) Finance
2 53 (7.03%) Retail
3 33 (4.38%) Banking
4 13 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.59%) Local Government
5 12 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.66%) Military
7 4 (0.53%) Avionics
8 3 (0.40%) Games
8 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.27%) Advertising
9 2 (0.27%) Back Office
9 2 (0.27%) Billing
9 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.27%) Legal
9 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 216 (28.65%) Developer
2 112 (14.85%) Analyst
3 100 (13.26%) Consultant
4 87 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
5 81 (10.74%) Architect
6 54 (7.16%) Java Developer
7 53 (7.03%) Oracle Consultant
8 41 (5.44%) Tester
9 34 (4.51%) Test Analyst
10 24 (3.18%) Administrator
10 24 (3.18%) E-Business Developer
10 24 (3.18%) Project Manager
11 23 (3.05%) DBA
12 19 (2.52%) Data Analyst
12 19 (2.52%) Oracle DBA
12 19 (2.52%) Technical Architect
13 18 (2.39%) Oracle Analyst
14 17 (2.25%) Applications Developer
15 16 (2.12%) ETL Developer
15 16 (2.12%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (12.20%) XML
2 78 (10.34%) Middleware
3 48 (6.37%) .NET
4 44 (5.84%) Web Services
5 40 (5.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 39 (5.17%) J2EE
7 34 (4.51%) HTML
7 34 (4.51%) Spring
8 28 (3.71%) SOAP
9 20 (2.65%) AngularJS
9 20 (2.65%) XSLT
10 18 (2.39%) CSS
11 17 (2.25%) JMS
11 17 (2.25%) REST
12 16 (2.12%) JSP
13 14 (1.86%) JDBC
14 13 (1.72%) jQuery
14 13 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
15 12 (1.59%) Hibernate
15 12 (1.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 23 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 21 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.86%) Private Cloud
6 13 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.59%) Replication
8 11 (1.46%) Clustering
9 10 (1.33%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.19%) HACMP
11 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.93%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.80%) DLPAR
13 6 (0.80%) LPAR
14 5 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.66%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.66%) User Experience
15 4 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 114 (15.12%) Linux
2 107 (14.19%) Unix
3 92 (12.20%) Windows
4 37 (4.91%) AIX
4 37 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (4.77%) Solaris
6 23 (3.05%) VME
7 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.19%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.06%) HPUX
10 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.53%) MVS
11 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.40%) Android
12 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (19.23%) Migration
2 106 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (11.80%) ETL
4 80 (10.61%) SOA
5 74 (9.81%) ERP
6 65 (8.62%) Data Modelling
7 58 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 56 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (5.97%) Data Migration
10 44 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (5.17%) Project Management
11 39 (5.17%) Workflow
12 35 (4.64%) ITIL
13 30 (3.98%) Waterfall
14 29 (3.85%) Configuration Management
15 27 (3.58%) Change Management
15 27 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (3.32%) Test Management
17 24 (3.18%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 270 (35.81%) SQL
2 151 (20.03%) Java
3 93 (12.33%) PL/SQL
4 49 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 33 (4.38%) COBOL
6 32 (4.24%) Shell Script
7 31 (4.11%) T-SQL
8 28 (3.71%) C#
9 23 (3.05%) C++
10 21 (2.79%) Python
11 17 (2.25%) C
12 14 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.86%) PHP
13 12 (1.59%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.33%) Korn
15 8 (1.06%) VB
16 7 (0.93%) Perl
16 7 (0.93%) VBA
16 7 (0.93%) XQuery
17 6 (0.80%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 145 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 129 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.79%) Degree
4 12 (1.59%) ISEB
5 11 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.93%) HND
8 6 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.53%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.27%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.27%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.52%) QA
2 13 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.80%) SLA
4 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.19%) Xen
5 8 (1.06%) vSphere
6 6 (0.80%) XenServer
7 5 (0.66%) PowerHA
8 4 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.40%) KVM
10 2 (0.27%) GPFS
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.27%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.13%) Docker
11 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.06%) CA Wily
3 8 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.06%) Puppet
3 8 (1.06%) StatsD
4 7 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.80%) Cobbler
5 6 (0.80%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.80%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.53%) Legato
6 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.53%) WSUS
7 3 (0.40%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.27%) DameWare
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 66 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.29%) Informatica
3 54 (7.16%) IBM
4 53 (7.03%) SAP
5 44 (5.84%) VMware
6 29 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 18 (2.39%) HP
8 17 (2.25%) CA
8 17 (2.25%) Citrix
9 16 (2.12%) Micro Focus
10 15 (1.99%) Siebel
11 12 (1.59%) Teradata
12 9 (1.19%) Hyperion
12 9 (1.19%) Sun
13 8 (1.06%) Apigee
13 8 (1.06%) ATG
13 8 (1.06%) Cisco
13 8 (1.06%) Mashery
14 7 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (0.93%) Sybase
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