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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 411 344 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.20% 9.11% 9.17%
As % of the Vendors category 24.67% 20.77% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 164 161
Median daily rate £410 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.40%
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
1666 1656 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.40% 43.86% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 858 681
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 91
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 163 £400 -6.97% 39
Cheshire +17 90 £388 -17.33% 9
Merseyside +7 81 £400 -5.88% 18
Lancashire +4 59 £450 - 4
Cumbria 0 3 £506 +8.57% 3
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 286 (35.88%) SQL
2 281 (35.26%) Java
3 207 (25.97%) Oracle Database
4 205 (25.72%) Finance
5 202 (25.35%) Linux
6 180 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (19.20%) Security Cleared
8 150 (18.82%) XML
8 150 (18.82%) PL/SQL
9 146 (18.32%) Migration
10 118 (14.81%) SC Cleared
11 117 (14.68%) Unix
12 104 (13.05%) Web Services
13 103 (12.92%) IBM
14 99 (12.42%) Windows
14 99 (12.42%) JavaScript
15 94 (11.79%) SOA
16 89 (11.17%) Data Migration
17 86 (10.79%) Middleware
17 86 (10.79%) SQL Server
17 86 (10.79%) Oracle EBS
18 85 (10.66%) J2EE
19 83 (10.41%) SOAP
20 82 (10.29%) Banking
21 81 (10.16%) Oracle EBS R12
21 81 (10.16%) Oracle Database 11g
22 77 (9.66%) Relational Database
23 74 (9.28%) Oracle Reports
24 72 (9.03%) Spring
25 71 (8.91%) ETL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (8.78%) JBoss
2 68 (8.53%) WebSphere
3 60 (7.53%) Apache
4 50 (6.27%) Tomcat
4 50 (6.27%) WebLogic
5 43 (5.40%) Tuxedo
6 37 (4.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 32 (4.02%) Oracle Service Bus
8 15 (1.88%) IIS
9 12 (1.51%) SAS
10 10 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (1.25%) Oracle UPK
11 9 (1.13%) CICS
11 9 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.63%) ATG Dynamo
13 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.63%) MS Office
3 7 (0.88%) MS Project
4 5 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Mingle
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 86 (10.79%) Oracle EBS
2 81 (10.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (3.89%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (1.13%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (1.00%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.88%) SAP MDM
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 5 (0.63%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 4 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle iSupplier
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.63%) IaaS
3 10 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.88%) Veeva
5 5 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.38%) GitHub
6 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.38%) Route 53
6 3 (0.38%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.65%) HTTP
2 22 (2.76%) DHCP
3 20 (2.51%) Internet
4 17 (2.13%) SAN
5 16 (2.01%) Firewall
6 13 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.38%) DNS
8 10 (1.25%) LDAP
9 7 (0.88%) FTP
10 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.63%) SNMP
10 5 (0.63%) SSL
11 3 (0.38%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.38%) NAS
11 3 (0.38%) Network Security
11 3 (0.38%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.38%) Skype
11 3 (0.38%) SMTP
11 3 (0.38%) WAN
12 2 (0.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (25.97%) Oracle Database
2 86 (10.79%) SQL Server
3 81 (10.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 77 (9.66%) Relational Database
5 74 (9.28%) Oracle Reports
6 58 (7.28%) MySQL
7 54 (6.78%) DB2
8 52 (6.52%) RDBMS
9 42 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (4.64%) Oracle ODI
11 35 (4.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 27 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
13 25 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (2.51%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (1.76%) DataStage
16 14 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
18 12 (1.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (6.15%) JIRA
2 31 (3.89%) Oracle Forms
2 31 (3.89%) Subversion
3 28 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.26%) JUnit
5 20 (2.51%) Selenium
6 19 (2.38%) Maven
7 18 (2.26%) ClearCase
8 17 (2.13%) ERwin
9 16 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
10 12 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.38%) Git (software)
11 11 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (1.00%) Ant
12 8 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.88%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.75%) ClearQuest
14 6 (0.75%) Mockito
14 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 205 (25.72%) Finance
2 82 (10.29%) Banking
3 34 (4.27%) Retail
4 16 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.13%) Marketing
7 8 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.63%) International Banking
9 4 (0.50%) Advertising
9 4 (0.50%) Local Government
10 3 (0.38%) Electronics
10 3 (0.38%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 303 (38.02%) Developer
2 104 (13.05%) Java Developer
3 101 (12.67%) Oracle Developer
4 96 (12.05%) Architect
5 92 (11.54%) Analyst
6 71 (8.91%) Consultant
7 41 (5.14%) Oracle Consultant
8 39 (4.89%) Administrator
9 33 (4.14%) DBA
10 31 (3.89%) SQL Developer
11 29 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 29 (3.64%) Senior Developer
12 28 (3.51%) Data Analyst
12 28 (3.51%) PL/SQL Developer
12 28 (3.51%) Technical Architect
13 25 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
14 21 (2.63%) Oracle Architect
14 21 (2.63%) Test Analyst
15 18 (2.26%) Business Analyst
15 18 (2.26%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (18.82%) XML
2 104 (13.05%) Web Services
3 86 (10.79%) Middleware
4 85 (10.66%) J2EE
5 83 (10.41%) SOAP
6 72 (9.03%) Spring
7 67 (8.41%) HTML
8 63 (7.90%) REST
9 62 (7.78%) JDBC
10 48 (6.02%) .NET
11 46 (5.77%) CSS
11 46 (5.77%) JSON
12 42 (5.27%) Apache Camel
13 36 (4.52%) HTML5
14 32 (4.02%) AngularJS
15 31 (3.89%) ActiveMQ
15 31 (3.89%) XSLT
16 30 (3.76%) JSP
17 29 (3.64%) EJB
18 27 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.52%) Mainframe
2 51 (6.40%) Clustering
3 42 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.63%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.51%) IVR
8 10 (1.25%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (1.00%) PMI
11 7 (0.88%) User Experience
12 6 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.75%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.75%) Replication
12 6 (0.75%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.75%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.63%) iPad
13 5 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 202 (25.35%) Linux
2 117 (14.68%) Unix
3 99 (12.42%) Windows
4 59 (7.40%) AIX
5 57 (7.15%) Solaris
6 50 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (4.27%) HPUX
8 25 (3.14%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.75%) VME
11 6 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.50%) SUSE
13 4 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.25%) Android
14 2 (0.25%) CentOS
15 1 (0.13%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (18.32%) Migration
3 94 (11.79%) SOA
4 89 (11.17%) Data Migration
5 71 (8.91%) ETL
6 61 (7.65%) Project Management
7 49 (6.15%) TDD
8 48 (6.02%) Data Modelling
9 46 (5.77%) Waterfall
10 45 (5.65%) High Availability
11 42 (5.27%) Open Source
12 39 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (4.89%) Change Management
13 38 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (4.64%) SDLC
14 37 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (4.52%) E-business
16 33 (4.14%) E-Commerce
16 33 (4.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 286 (35.88%) SQL
2 281 (35.26%) Java
3 150 (18.82%) PL/SQL
4 99 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 60 (7.53%) Shell Script
6 58 (7.28%) C
6 58 (7.28%) COBOL
7 47 (5.90%) Bash Shell
8 36 (4.52%) C++
9 33 (4.14%) Python
10 30 (3.76%) T-SQL
11 23 (2.89%) C#
12 11 (1.38%) PHP
12 11 (1.38%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.25%) Assembly Language
14 7 (0.88%) Ruby
14 7 (0.88%) Scala
14 7 (0.88%) VB
14 7 (0.88%) VC++
15 6 (0.75%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 153 (19.20%) Security Cleared
2 118 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.26%) Degree
4 15 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.88%) ISEB
8 6 (0.75%) MCSE
9 5 (0.63%) PMP
9 5 (0.63%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) OCP
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.25%) MCP
11 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.25%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.25%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.02%) QA
2 9 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (5.27%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.00%) Docker
5 8 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.38%) Firmware
9 2 (0.25%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.25%) Squid
9 2 (0.25%) vCloud
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.13%) iptables
10 1 (0.13%) NFS
10 1 (0.13%) RACF
10 1 (0.13%) Samba
10 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (2.89%) Puppet
2 19 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.63%) Data Guard
4 12 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.25%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (0.88%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.88%) StatsD
9 6 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.75%) WSUS
10 5 (0.63%) Ansible
10 5 (0.63%) CA Wily
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.38%) Nessus
11 3 (0.38%) Oozie
11 3 (0.38%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 103 (12.92%) IBM
2 67 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.02%) VMware
4 37 (4.64%) Micro Focus
5 35 (4.39%) Citrix
6 34 (4.27%) SAP
7 29 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 28 (3.51%) EMC
9 23 (2.89%) HP
10 18 (2.26%) PeopleSoft
10 18 (2.26%) Siebel
11 17 (2.13%) Hyperion
11 17 (2.13%) Informatica
12 16 (2.01%) Talend
13 15 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.51%) hybris
15 11 (1.38%) ATG
15 11 (1.38%) SaltStack
16 10 (1.25%) Teradata
17 9 (1.13%) Google
Stockport, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £235 - £275 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £35 - £48 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £30 - £43 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400
Posted: 3 days ago
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LA International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Montash
Rate: £650 - £651 per day
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