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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 405 254 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.43% 8.19% 10.49%
As % of the Vendors category 22.84% 18.77% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 129
Average daily rate
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£450 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £259 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.49 £44.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £11.96 £14.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.33 £112.00 £53.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
1773 1353 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.67% 43.60% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 645 504
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 110 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.08 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.31% +26.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 +3 147 £400 +14.28% 36
Cheshire +17 127 £500 +33.15% 19
Lancashire +17 52 £444 +43.14% 8
Merseyside +2 35 £400 +50.94% 7
Cumbria - 23 £450 - 1
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 303 (37.18%) SQL
2 213 (26.13%) Finance
3 199 (24.42%) Oracle Database
4 176 (21.60%) Java
5 168 (20.61%) Security Cleared
6 158 (19.39%) PL/SQL
7 156 (19.14%) Oracle EBS
8 134 (16.44%) Oracle EBS R12
9 131 (16.07%) Windows
10 129 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
11 128 (15.71%) SC Cleared
12 116 (14.23%) SQL Server
13 110 (13.50%) UNIX
14 109 (13.37%) Linux
15 108 (13.25%) Migration
16 98 (12.02%) XML
17 88 (10.80%) JavaScript
17 88 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
18 87 (10.67%) Microsoft
19 81 (9.94%) Oracle Reports
20 73 (8.96%) .NET
21 71 (8.71%) Oracle Database 11g
22 69 (8.47%) SAP
23 67 (8.22%) ERP
24 66 (8.10%) Web Services
25 65 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
26 64 (7.85%) Citrix
27 58 (7.12%) CRM
28 56 (6.87%) SOA
28 56 (6.87%) Spring

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 43 (5.28%) WebSphere
2 38 (4.66%) Oracle Workflow
3 33 (4.05%) Node.js
4 28 (3.44%) IIS
5 26 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (3.07%) SAS
6 25 (3.07%) NetWeaver
7 24 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 22 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 22 (2.70%) JBoss
9 17 (2.09%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.86%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (0.86%) Confluence
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 6 (0.74%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.60%) MS Project
2 13 (1.60%) MS Office
3 12 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 156 (19.14%) Oracle EBS
2 134 (16.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 54 (6.63%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (3.68%) Oracle Financials
5 25 (3.07%) Oracle General Ledger
6 22 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
6 22 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
7 20 (2.45%) Oracle HRMS
8 16 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
9 15 (1.84%) Oracle Payroll
10 13 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
11 11 (1.35%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 11 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (1.35%) SAP SRM
12 9 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
12 9 (1.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 8 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
14 7 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
14 7 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.91%) IaaS
3 37 (4.54%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.86%) PaaS
5 6 (0.74%) Office 365
6 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.37%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.37%) SaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.17%) Internet
2 22 (2.70%) HTTP
3 18 (2.21%) WAN
4 17 (2.09%) Firewall
5 13 (1.60%) SAN
5 13 (1.60%) Wireless
6 11 (1.35%) NAS
7 10 (1.23%) SSH
7 10 (1.23%) DMZ
7 10 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.10%) LDAP
8 9 (1.10%) EIGRP
8 9 (1.10%) MPLS
8 9 (1.10%) OSPF
8 9 (1.10%) BGP
8 9 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (1.10%) VPLS
9 8 (0.98%) iSCSI
9 8 (0.98%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (24.42%) Oracle Database
2 116 (14.23%) SQL Server
3 81 (9.94%) Oracle Reports
4 71 (8.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 65 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (6.63%) MongoDB
7 52 (6.38%) Hadoop
8 50 (6.13%) Big Data
9 43 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 37 (4.54%) Relational Database
12 33 (4.05%) RDBMS
13 31 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
14 21 (2.58%) DB2
14 21 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (2.09%) Oracle Discoverer
15 17 (2.09%) Oracle ODI
15 17 (2.09%) QlikView
16 16 (1.96%) Base SAS
16 16 (1.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 49 (6.01%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (3.93%) JIRA
3 26 (3.19%) JUnit
4 21 (2.58%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.45%) Oracle APEX
5 20 (2.45%) Maven
6 18 (2.21%) Ant
7 17 (2.09%) Visual Studio
8 15 (1.84%) Subversion
9 14 (1.72%) Selenium
9 14 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.72%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.23%) Toad
11 8 (0.98%) Git (software)
12 7 (0.86%) Gradle
12 7 (0.86%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.86%) Mockito
12 7 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 213 (26.13%) Finance
2 56 (6.87%) Local Government
3 48 (5.89%) Retail
4 42 (5.15%) Banking
5 18 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.35%) Marketing
8 10 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.49%) Back Office
10 4 (0.49%) Electronics
10 4 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.37%) Billing
11 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 246 (30.18%) Developer
2 125 (15.34%) Architect
3 119 (14.60%) Consultant
4 94 (11.53%) Oracle Consultant
5 87 (10.67%) Analyst
6 86 (10.55%) Oracle Developer
7 66 (8.10%) Java Developer
8 61 (7.48%) Technical Architect
9 41 (5.03%) Functional Consultant
10 34 (4.17%) DBA
11 30 (3.68%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 28 (3.44%) Oracle DBA
13 26 (3.19%) Project Manager
13 26 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (2.94%) Data Analyst
15 23 (2.82%) Administrator
15 23 (2.82%) Business Analyst
15 23 (2.82%) Digital Architect
16 21 (2.58%) Integration Manager
16 21 (2.58%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (12.02%) XML
2 73 (8.96%) .NET
3 66 (8.10%) Web Services
4 56 (6.87%) Spring
5 54 (6.63%) HTML
6 50 (6.13%) J2EE
7 41 (5.03%) Middleware
8 38 (4.66%) AngularJS
9 35 (4.29%) SOAP
10 33 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 31 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
12 25 (3.07%) CSS
13 24 (2.94%) WSDL
14 20 (2.45%) Java EE
15 19 (2.33%) JSP
16 17 (2.09%) ASP.NET
17 16 (1.96%) JSON
17 16 (1.96%) JDBC
18 15 (1.84%) JMS
18 15 (1.84%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.54%) Visualisation
3 22 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.45%) Open Source
5 15 (1.84%) Clustering
5 15 (1.84%) Algorithms
6 14 (1.72%) User Experience
6 14 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 12 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.35%) Reference Data
9 10 (1.23%) Life Science
10 9 (1.10%) Replication
11 8 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (0.98%) Celerra
11 8 (0.98%) NHS
12 7 (0.86%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.74%) GIS
14 5 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 131 (16.07%) Windows
2 110 (13.50%) UNIX
3 109 (13.37%) Linux
4 32 (3.93%) Solaris
5 30 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.84%) AIX
10 10 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.23%) HPUX
10 10 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.74%) VMS
13 4 (0.49%) Android
13 4 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.25%) SUSE
15 1 (0.12%) CentOS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (13.25%) Migration
3 88 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (8.22%) ERP
5 58 (7.12%) CRM
6 56 (6.87%) SOA
7 50 (6.13%) Data Migration
8 48 (5.89%) Test Scripting
9 45 (5.52%) Data Modelling
10 43 (5.28%) Software Engineering
11 41 (5.03%) Workflow
12 38 (4.66%) Machine Learning
13 37 (4.54%) Service Delivery
14 35 (4.29%) Scrum
15 34 (4.17%) ITIL
16 31 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (3.80%) TDD
17 30 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
18 29 (3.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 303 (37.18%) SQL
2 176 (21.60%) Java
3 158 (19.39%) PL/SQL
4 88 (10.80%) JavaScript
5 40 (4.91%) R
6 33 (4.05%) Python
7 27 (3.31%) Shell Script
8 24 (2.94%) C#
9 23 (2.82%) VBA
10 12 (1.47%) XPath
11 11 (1.35%) C
12 10 (1.23%) Perl
13 9 (1.10%) PL/1
13 9 (1.10%) JCL
13 9 (1.10%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.98%) PHP
14 8 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.86%) VB
16 5 (0.61%) C++
17 4 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 168 (20.61%) Security Cleared
2 128 (15.71%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.82%) Degree
4 16 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.10%) ISEB
7 8 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.37%) PMP
9 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.37%) CISSP
9 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.12%) MCPD
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.84%) QA
2 8 (0.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 33 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.07%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.98%) XenApp
6 8 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 8 (0.98%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.74%) Xen
9 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.25%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (4.91%) StatsD
3 14 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (1.47%) SCCM
4 12 (1.47%) Puppet
5 9 (1.10%) Vagrant
5 9 (1.10%) CA Endevor
6 7 (0.86%) TIBCO Hawk
7 6 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.61%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.37%) Nessus
10 3 (0.37%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.25%) SCOM
11 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.47%) SAP
3 64 (7.85%) Citrix
4 46 (5.64%) VMware
5 44 (5.40%) Teradata
6 43 (5.28%) IBM
7 39 (4.79%) Tableau
8 37 (4.54%) Apigee
8 37 (4.54%) Mashery
9 32 (3.93%) Informatica
10 27 (3.31%) Red Hat
11 26 (3.19%) HP
12 23 (2.82%) Business Objects
13 18 (2.21%) TIBCO
14 17 (2.09%) EMC
15 13 (1.60%) Cisco
16 11 (1.35%) Sybase
17 9 (1.10%) Cognos
17 9 (1.10%) CheckPoint
17 9 (1.10%) Nortel
Manchester
Vital Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550+ per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: From £19,792.08 to £25,389.38 per annum (Subject to evaluation)
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Spring Technology
Rate: £370.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 equivalent Pro-rata (Depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: Great Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago