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 22 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.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 322 233 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.08% 8.00% 8.22%
As % of the Vendors category 22.41% 17.48% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 96 157
Average daily rate
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£353 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.86% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
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 £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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
1437 1333 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.79% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 585 726
Average daily rate £335 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 107 128
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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 +11 130 £325 - 55
Cheshire +1 73 £445 +15.58% 28
Lancashire +11 49 £350 +16.66% 6
Merseyside +1 33 £338 -20.58% 6
Cumbria +5 10 £455 +6.30% 1
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 215 (37.72%) SQL
2 157 (27.54%) Finance
3 139 (24.39%) Oracle Database
4 110 (19.30%) SQL Server
5 98 (17.19%) Java
6 92 (16.14%) Web Services
7 91 (15.96%) Security Cleared
8 88 (15.44%) PL/SQL
9 85 (14.91%) Migration
10 76 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 71 (12.46%) Oracle EBS
11 71 (12.46%) Microsoft
12 68 (11.93%) Windows
13 66 (11.58%) UNIX
14 61 (10.70%) Data Modelling
15 60 (10.53%) ETL
15 60 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
16 56 (9.82%) XML
17 55 (9.65%) Middleware
18 52 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
19 51 (8.95%) .NET
19 51 (8.95%) Oracle Database 11g
20 48 (8.42%) Linux
20 48 (8.42%) SOA
21 47 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
21 47 (8.25%) Retail
22 45 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
22 45 (7.89%) HTML
23 44 (7.72%) Informatica
24 41 (7.19%) Oracle Reports

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 36 (6.32%) WebLogic
2 24 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 24 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.98%) Apache
6 13 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (1.75%) CMS
8 8 (1.40%) WebLogic Integration
8 8 (1.40%) SAS
9 6 (1.05%) AquaLogic
9 6 (1.05%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.88%) Escenic
10 5 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.70%) IIS
11 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.40%) MS Project
3 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.70%) MS Office
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 71 (12.46%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (4.04%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (3.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 16 (2.81%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 15 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
6 15 (2.63%) Oracle Payroll
7 13 (2.28%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (1.93%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (0.88%) Agresso
13 5 (0.88%) SAP PM
14 4 (0.70%) ResourceLink
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) PaaS
1 1 (0.18%) IaaS
1 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.16%) WAN
2 16 (2.81%) Firewall
3 12 (2.11%) FTP
4 10 (1.75%) LAN
5 9 (1.58%) SAN
6 8 (1.40%) LDAP
7 5 (0.88%) DNS
8 4 (0.70%) HTTP
9 3 (0.53%) Intranet
9 3 (0.53%) Internet
10 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.35%) NAS
10 2 (0.35%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.18%) Network Security
11 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.18%) DHCP
11 1 (0.18%) VPN
11 1 (0.18%) SSL
11 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (24.39%) Oracle Database
2 110 (19.30%) SQL Server
3 52 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (8.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 41 (7.19%) Oracle Reports
6 40 (7.02%) Relational Database
7 39 (6.84%) Oracle BI EE
8 36 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 30 (5.26%) RDBMS
10 25 (4.39%) PowerCenter
10 25 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (3.86%) MySQL
12 19 (3.33%) DB2
13 18 (3.16%) MS Access
14 15 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 25 (4.39%) ERwin
2 19 (3.33%) Subversion
2 19 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 12 (2.11%) Toad
5 9 (1.58%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.40%) NetBeans
7 7 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.70%) JIRA
9 4 (0.70%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.70%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.53%) Selenium
11 2 (0.35%) ProC
11 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.35%) Ant
11 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.35%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.18%) Gerrit
General
1 157 (27.54%) Finance
2 47 (8.25%) Retail
3 23 (4.04%) Banking
4 16 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.63%) Local Government
6 13 (2.28%) Back Office
7 12 (2.11%) Front Office
8 10 (1.75%) Advertising
9 8 (1.40%) Marketing
10 7 (1.23%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.88%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.53%) Billing
12 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 192 (33.68%) Developer
2 75 (13.16%) Architect
3 66 (11.58%) Analyst
4 64 (11.23%) Consultant
5 53 (9.30%) Oracle Developer
6 41 (7.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 38 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 27 (4.74%) DBA
9 26 (4.56%) Project Manager
10 24 (4.21%) Payroll Consultant
11 23 (4.04%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
11 23 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (4.04%) Designer
12 19 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 19 (3.33%) Technical Architect
13 17 (2.98%) Web Developer
13 17 (2.98%) Data Analyst
14 15 (2.63%) Software Developer
15 14 (2.46%) SQL DBA
15 14 (2.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (16.14%) Web Services
2 56 (9.82%) XML
3 55 (9.65%) Middleware
4 51 (8.95%) .NET
5 45 (7.89%) HTML
6 40 (7.02%) Spring
7 35 (6.14%) jQuery
8 26 (4.56%) EJB
9 24 (4.21%) CSS
10 23 (4.04%) Oracle Fusion
11 21 (3.68%) WebCenter
12 20 (3.51%) J2EE
12 20 (3.51%) ASP.NET
12 20 (3.51%) Hibernate
13 19 (3.33%) JSF
14 17 (2.98%) XSLT
14 17 (2.98%) XSD
15 15 (2.63%) WCF
15 15 (2.63%) SOAP
16 14 (2.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.14%) Mainframe
2 28 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 17 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.46%) Reference Data
6 11 (1.93%) Data Extraction
7 10 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.75%) NHS
8 9 (1.58%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (1.40%) Clustering
10 6 (1.05%) Replication
10 6 (1.05%) Derivative
10 6 (1.05%) RIA
11 5 (0.88%) Open Source
11 5 (0.88%) RMADS
11 5 (0.88%) PMI
11 5 (0.88%) Firmware
11 5 (0.88%) PKI
12 4 (0.70%) Statistics
12 4 (0.70%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.93%) Windows
2 66 (11.58%) UNIX
3 48 (8.42%) Linux
4 25 (4.39%) Solaris
5 17 (2.98%) HPUX
6 14 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.28%) AIX
8 10 (1.75%) SUSE
9 8 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.05%) Android
12 5 (0.88%) Fedora
13 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.53%) CentOS
15 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.18%) VMS
16 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (14.91%) Migration
2 61 (10.70%) Data Modelling
3 60 (10.53%) ETL
4 48 (8.42%) SOA
5 47 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (7.19%) CRM
8 36 (6.32%) Data Migration
9 32 (5.61%) Data Architecture
10 27 (4.74%) Data Analysis
11 22 (3.86%) ITIL
11 22 (3.86%) Software Engineering
12 21 (3.68%) OO
13 20 (3.51%) Project Management
13 20 (3.51%) Business Analysis
14 19 (3.33%) ERP
15 17 (2.98%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (2.98%) E-Commerce
15 17 (2.98%) MVC
15 17 (2.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (37.72%) SQL
2 98 (17.19%) Java
3 88 (15.44%) PL/SQL
4 33 (5.79%) C#
5 32 (5.61%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.91%) VB
7 27 (4.74%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.28%) PHP
9 12 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.75%) VB6
10 10 (1.75%) VBA
11 8 (1.40%) Python
11 8 (1.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 8 (1.40%) Perl
12 6 (1.05%) XQuery
12 6 (1.05%) VBScript
12 6 (1.05%) Scala
13 5 (0.88%) Groovy
13 5 (0.88%) C
14 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 76 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.61%) Degree
4 15 (2.63%) ISEB
5 10 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (1.23%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.70%) PMP
10 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.35%) OCP
11 2 (0.35%) OCA
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.35%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.93%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) HL7
3 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.05%) XenApp
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.53%) RHEV
5 3 (0.53%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.35%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (0.35%) GPFS
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.93%) Data Guard
3 9 (1.58%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.70%) SCCM
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.53%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.53%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.35%) Foglight
6 2 (0.35%) OpenView
6 2 (0.35%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.18%) Puppet
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.18%) SCSM
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 71 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.72%) Informatica
3 35 (6.14%) SAP
4 33 (5.79%) IBM
5 32 (5.61%) HP
6 31 (5.44%) Red Hat
7 23 (4.04%) VMware
8 21 (3.68%) JBoss
8 21 (3.68%) TIBCO
9 18 (3.16%) Business Objects
10 15 (2.63%) CA
11 13 (2.28%) Siebel
12 12 (2.11%) Citrix
13 10 (1.75%) Sage
14 8 (1.40%) EMC
15 7 (1.23%) Talend
15 7 (1.23%) NetApp
16 6 (1.05%) BEA
17 5 (0.88%) Sybase
17 5 (0.88%) Sun
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