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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
England / North West
Rank 15 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 202 348 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.75% 9.15% 12.98%
As % of the Vendors category 17.32% 21.96% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 185 230
Median daily rate £400 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.75 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.69% -27.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +2.32%

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
1166 1585 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.73% 41.68% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 843 729
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 88 103
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.33 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 2017.

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -10 80 £365 -8.75% 36
Merseyside -1 43 £407 -4.35% 5
Lancashire -8 30 £500 +11.11% 7
Cheshire +1 27 £425 - 8
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 186 (32.52%) SQL
2 183 (31.99%) Oracle Database
3 125 (21.85%) Finance
4 119 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (20.28%) Linux
6 115 (20.10%) SQL Server
6 115 (20.10%) Security Cleared
7 108 (18.88%) Java
8 101 (17.66%) Windows
8 101 (17.66%) Oracle EBS
9 100 (17.48%) Unix
10 94 (16.43%) SC Cleared
11 85 (14.86%) Oracle EBS R12
12 81 (14.16%) Oracle Database 12c
13 73 (12.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 69 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
15 68 (11.89%) Oracle Reports
16 62 (10.84%) JavaScript
16 62 (10.84%) SOA
16 62 (10.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 60 (10.49%) Web Services
17 60 (10.49%) XML
18 59 (10.31%) Relational Database
19 57 (9.97%) VMware
19 57 (9.97%) SOAP
20 56 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
21 54 (9.44%) Middleware
22 50 (8.74%) Change Management
22 50 (8.74%) ITIL
22 50 (8.74%) Spring

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 62 (10.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 33 (5.77%) Oracle Application Server
3 29 (5.07%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.62%) Apache
5 15 (2.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 14 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (2.10%) JBoss
7 12 (2.10%) MS Exchange
7 12 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.75%) SAS
9 9 (1.57%) CICS
9 9 (1.57%) IIS
10 7 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (1.22%) Tuxedo
11 6 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (1.05%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.87%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 19 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.57%) MS Office
4 8 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.87%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 101 (17.66%) Oracle EBS
2 85 (14.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (4.72%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (3.50%) Oracle Financials
5 19 (3.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 18 (3.15%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (2.62%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.52%) Primavera
10 3 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle SCM
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.12%) IaaS
2 30 (5.24%) SaaS
3 28 (4.90%) PaaS
4 16 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.37%) Firewall
2 22 (3.85%) HTTP
3 14 (2.45%) DNS
3 14 (2.45%) LDAP
4 12 (2.10%) SAN
4 12 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.92%) DHCP
5 11 (1.92%) SMTP
5 11 (1.92%) VLAN
6 8 (1.40%) FTP
7 7 (1.22%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.87%) SSL
9 4 (0.70%) LAN
9 4 (0.70%) WAN
9 4 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.52%) PBX
10 3 (0.52%) SNMP
10 3 (0.52%) VoIP
10 3 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (31.99%) Oracle Database
2 115 (20.10%) SQL Server
3 81 (14.16%) Oracle Database 12c
4 73 (12.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 68 (11.89%) Oracle Reports
6 59 (10.31%) Relational Database
7 44 (7.69%) NoSQL
8 42 (7.34%) DB2
9 37 (6.47%) MongoDB
10 33 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (5.77%) MySQL
11 26 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
12 22 (3.85%) RDBMS
13 21 (3.67%) Big Data
14 13 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (2.10%) Oracle ODI
15 12 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 36 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.37%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (3.67%) JIRA
5 19 (3.32%) Subversion
6 18 (3.15%) JUnit
7 14 (2.45%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.75%) Maven
9 9 (1.57%) ClearCase
9 9 (1.57%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.40%) Rational Robot
10 8 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.87%) ERwin
11 5 (0.87%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.70%) Eclipse RCP
12 4 (0.70%) Selenium
12 4 (0.70%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 125 (21.85%) Finance
2 28 (4.90%) Retail
3 26 (4.55%) Banking
4 19 (3.32%) General Ledger
5 6 (1.05%) Marketing
6 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.70%) Electronics
7 4 (0.70%) Legal
7 4 (0.70%) Local Government
8 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 158 (27.62%) Developer
2 71 (12.41%) DBA
3 62 (10.84%) Analyst
4 59 (10.31%) Oracle DBA
5 53 (9.27%) Architect
6 51 (8.92%) Consultant
7 48 (8.39%) Oracle Developer
8 43 (7.52%) Java Developer
9 23 (4.02%) Project Manager
10 22 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
11 21 (3.67%) Administrator
12 20 (3.50%) SQL Developer
13 18 (3.15%) Oracle Architect
14 15 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (2.45%) Business Analyst
15 14 (2.45%) PL/SQL Developer
15 14 (2.45%) Software Developer
16 13 (2.27%) .NET Developer
16 13 (2.27%) Applications Architect
17 12 (2.10%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.49%) Web Services
1 60 (10.49%) XML
2 57 (9.97%) SOAP
3 54 (9.44%) Middleware
4 50 (8.74%) Spring
5 38 (6.64%) .NET
6 35 (6.12%) JSON
6 35 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 34 (5.94%) HTML
8 32 (5.59%) J2EE
9 28 (4.90%) CSS
9 28 (4.90%) REST
10 22 (3.85%) Hibernate
11 19 (3.32%) jQuery
12 18 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
13 17 (2.97%) RESTful
13 17 (2.97%) Spring Boot
14 16 (2.80%) AngularJS
15 14 (2.45%) .NET Framework
15 14 (2.45%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.45%) Data Centre
2 14 (2.45%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 9 (1.57%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.40%) Clustering
5 8 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.40%) PKI
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle Licensing
6 6 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.87%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.87%) User Experience
8 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.70%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.70%) Replication
8 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 116 (20.28%) Linux
2 101 (17.66%) Windows
3 100 (17.48%) Unix
4 35 (6.12%) AIX
5 23 (4.02%) Solaris
6 15 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.27%) HPUX
8 12 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (2.10%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
3 62 (10.84%) SOA
4 50 (8.74%) Change Management
4 50 (8.74%) ITIL
4 50 (8.74%) Open Source
5 47 (8.22%) Migration
6 39 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (6.82%) TDD
7 38 (6.64%) High Availability
8 37 (6.47%) ETL
8 37 (6.47%) Project Management
9 34 (5.94%) DevOps
10 33 (5.77%) Data Management
10 33 (5.77%) Scrum
11 30 (5.24%) Software Engineering
12 29 (5.07%) Data Migration
12 29 (5.07%) OO
13 28 (4.90%) Microservices
13 28 (4.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 186 (32.52%) SQL
2 108 (18.88%) Java
3 62 (10.84%) JavaScript
4 46 (8.04%) PL/SQL
5 31 (5.42%) Python
6 29 (5.07%) C#
7 25 (4.37%) Shell Script
8 24 (4.20%) Perl
9 18 (3.15%) C
10 14 (2.45%) Ruby
11 12 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.40%) COBOL
13 8 (1.40%) VB
13 8 (1.40%) VB6
14 5 (0.87%) Jython
14 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.70%) C++
15 4 (0.70%) CFML
15 4 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (20.10%) Security Cleared
2 94 (16.43%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.15%) Degree
4 13 (2.27%) ISEB
5 12 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.87%) CISSP
7 5 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.35%) PMP
10 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.17%) ACCA
11 1 (0.17%) CIMA
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.17%) OCP
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.50%) QA
2 15 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.52%) SLA
6 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.75%) vSphere
6 7 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.17%) Docker
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.17%) Snort
9 1 (0.17%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (2.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 12 (2.10%) Data Guard
3 12 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (2.10%) Puppet
4 10 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (1.75%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.57%) SCOM
6 6 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.52%) Graphite
9 3 (0.52%) Graylog
9 3 (0.52%) Nessus
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.35%) Control-M
10 2 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (9.97%) VMware
2 43 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.85%) IBM
4 21 (3.67%) SAP
5 17 (2.97%) Hyperion
5 17 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 15 (2.62%) Sybase
7 14 (2.45%) Teradata
8 13 (2.27%) Perforce
9 12 (2.10%) HP
10 9 (1.57%) Informatica
10 9 (1.57%) Tableau
11 6 (1.05%) Micro Focus
12 5 (0.87%) SaltStack
12 5 (0.87%) Sun
12 5 (0.87%) Talend
13 4 (0.70%) arcserve
13 4 (0.70%) Remedy
13 4 (0.70%) Siebel
13 4 (0.70%) Veritas
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