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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 11 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 344 286 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.90% 9.42% 7.87%
As % of the Vendors category 20.60% 21.55% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 163 87
Average daily rate
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£445 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 3
Average hourly rate £48.75 £67.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.23% +67.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £67.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +8.08%
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
1670 1327 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.20% 43.69% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 678 536
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 96 95
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.24 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 179 £440 +25.71% 44
Cheshire -6 55 £425 +6.25% 15
Merseyside -1 36 £425 -2.29% 8
Lancashire -3 34 £450 +20.00% 12
Cumbria -1 22 £466 - 3
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 242 (32.27%) SQL
2 202 (26.93%) Finance
3 194 (25.87%) Oracle Database
4 167 (22.27%) Oracle EBS
5 164 (21.87%) Java
6 142 (18.93%) Security Cleared
7 120 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 119 (15.87%) Migration
9 115 (15.33%) PL/SQL
10 110 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (13.87%) SC Cleared
12 96 (12.80%) Windows
13 95 (12.67%) Linux
14 94 (12.53%) SQL Server
15 93 (12.40%) Microsoft
16 92 (12.27%) UNIX
17 86 (11.47%) Oracle Reports
18 77 (10.27%) Data Warehouse
19 76 (10.13%) SOA
19 76 (10.13%) Middleware
20 75 (10.00%) Citrix
21 73 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
22 71 (9.47%) ERP
22 71 (9.47%) SAP
22 71 (9.47%) SDLC
23 69 (9.20%) Local Government
23 69 (9.20%) .NET
24 68 (9.07%) Web Services
24 68 (9.07%) Teradata
25 67 (8.93%) JavaScript

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (6.40%) WebSphere
2 35 (4.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 34 (4.53%) JBoss
4 33 (4.40%) Node.js
4 33 (4.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 32 (4.27%) WebLogic
6 28 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (2.40%) IBM Notes
8 15 (2.00%) NetWeaver
8 15 (2.00%) SAS
9 14 (1.87%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.60%) IIS
11 9 (1.20%) Apache
12 7 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.67%) AquaLogic
14 5 (0.67%) JCAPS
15 4 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.40%) MS Office
3 12 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.33%) MS Project
5 9 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 167 (22.27%) Oracle EBS
2 120 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (5.87%) Oracle BPM
4 38 (5.07%) Oracle General Ledger
5 33 (4.40%) Oracle Applications
6 31 (4.13%) Oracle Financials
7 28 (3.73%) Oracle Payables
8 21 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
9 15 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
10 14 (1.87%) Oracle HRMS
11 13 (1.73%) Oracle Payroll
12 12 (1.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 10 (1.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 10 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
14 9 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
15 8 (1.07%) Oracle Retail
15 8 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 7 (0.93%) Oracle iRecruitment
16 7 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
16 7 (0.93%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.87%) IaaS
3 40 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.53%) Office 365
5 14 (1.87%) PaaS
6 5 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.53%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.40%) Internet
2 18 (2.40%) WAN
3 14 (1.87%) Wireless
4 13 (1.73%) Firewall
5 12 (1.60%) SAN
6 11 (1.47%) NAS
7 9 (1.20%) DMZ
7 9 (1.20%) HTTP
8 8 (1.07%) MPLS
8 8 (1.07%) OSPF
8 8 (1.07%) BGP
8 8 (1.07%) EIGRP
8 8 (1.07%) VPLS
8 8 (1.07%) iSCSI
8 8 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.67%) Broadband
11 4 (0.53%) FTP
11 4 (0.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (25.87%) Oracle Database
2 94 (12.53%) SQL Server
3 86 (11.47%) Oracle Reports
4 77 (10.27%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 54 (7.20%) Hadoop
6 53 (7.07%) MongoDB
7 52 (6.93%) Big Data
8 46 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 42 (5.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 37 (4.93%) Relational Database
11 31 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
12 28 (3.73%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
14 19 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (2.27%) DB2
16 14 (1.87%) Oracle ODI
16 14 (1.87%) SAP HANA
17 13 (1.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (5.73%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (3.20%) JIRA
3 17 (2.27%) JUnit
4 14 (1.87%) SoapUI
5 12 (1.60%) Eclipse
5 12 (1.60%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.47%) Selenium
6 11 (1.47%) LoadRunner
7 10 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.33%) ProC
8 9 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (1.20%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.07%) Subversion
10 6 (0.80%) JMeter
10 6 (0.80%) Ant
10 6 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.80%) Mockito
10 6 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.67%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.67%) Lombardi
General
1 202 (26.93%) Finance
2 69 (9.20%) Local Government
3 42 (5.60%) Banking
3 42 (5.60%) Retail
4 20 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 20 (2.67%) General Ledger
5 10 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (0.93%) Marketing
7 5 (0.67%) Electronics
8 3 (0.40%) Back Office
8 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.40%) Advertising
8 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.27%) Billing
9 2 (0.27%) Legal
9 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (25.60%) Developer
2 159 (21.20%) Architect
3 110 (14.67%) Consultant
4 97 (12.93%) Analyst
5 81 (10.80%) Oracle Consultant
6 71 (9.47%) Oracle Developer
7 59 (7.87%) Technical Architect
8 46 (6.13%) Functional Consultant
9 44 (5.87%) Solutions Architect
10 40 (5.33%) Java Developer
11 36 (4.80%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 28 (3.73%) Project Manager
13 27 (3.60%) Administrator
14 26 (3.47%) Data Analyst
14 26 (3.47%) DBA
15 23 (3.07%) Digital Architect
16 21 (2.80%) Digital Technical Architect
16 21 (2.80%) Business Analyst
16 21 (2.80%) Test Analyst
17 20 (2.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.13%) Middleware
2 69 (9.20%) .NET
3 68 (9.07%) Web Services
4 61 (8.13%) XML
5 58 (7.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 46 (6.13%) J2EE
7 38 (5.07%) SOAP
8 35 (4.67%) Spring
9 33 (4.40%) AngularJS
9 33 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (4.00%) HTML
11 22 (2.93%) WSDL
11 22 (2.93%) JSON
12 20 (2.67%) JSP
13 17 (2.27%) .NET Framework
14 15 (2.00%) CSS
15 14 (1.87%) XSLT
16 13 (1.73%) JMS
16 13 (1.73%) ASP.NET
16 13 (1.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.73%) Visualisation
2 31 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 14 (1.87%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.60%) Clustering
7 11 (1.47%) User Experience
8 10 (1.33%) Life Science
9 9 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.20%) Replication
10 8 (1.07%) Celerra
10 8 (1.07%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.07%) EMC VNX
11 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.67%) DTV
12 5 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (12.80%) Windows
2 95 (12.67%) Linux
3 92 (12.27%) UNIX
4 30 (4.00%) Solaris
5 27 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.07%) HPUX
10 6 (0.80%) AIX
10 6 (0.80%) Android
10 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.27%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (15.87%) Migration
2 110 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (10.13%) SOA
4 73 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (9.47%) ERP
5 71 (9.47%) SDLC
6 59 (7.87%) Data Migration
7 49 (6.53%) ETL
8 48 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (6.00%) Test Scripting
10 44 (5.87%) CRM
11 41 (5.47%) Machine Learning
12 35 (4.67%) ITIL
12 35 (4.67%) Scrum
12 35 (4.67%) Workflow
13 34 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
14 31 (4.13%) Integration Testing
14 31 (4.13%) Software Engineering
15 29 (3.87%) Data Modelling
16 28 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 242 (32.27%) SQL
2 164 (21.87%) Java
3 115 (15.33%) PL/SQL
4 67 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 42 (5.60%) R
6 35 (4.67%) Python
7 24 (3.20%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.27%) VBA
9 16 (2.13%) C
10 15 (2.00%) C#
11 13 (1.73%) XQuery
12 11 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.33%) Perl
14 9 (1.20%) C++
14 9 (1.20%) VB
15 7 (0.93%) XPath
16 6 (0.80%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.67%) PHP
18 4 (0.53%) Ruby
19 3 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 142 (18.93%) Security Cleared
2 104 (13.87%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.73%) Degree
4 13 (1.73%) DV Cleared
4 13 (1.73%) ISEB
5 11 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.67%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ACCA
12 1 (0.13%) CIMA
12 1 (0.13%) OCP
12 1 (0.13%) OCA
12 1 (0.13%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.07%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 37 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 27 (3.60%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (2.40%) Xen
7 9 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.07%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.07%) XenApp
8 8 (1.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (5.73%) StatsD
3 23 (3.07%) SCCM
4 17 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (1.20%) Puppet
7 6 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.80%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.53%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.40%) SCOM
9 3 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.40%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.27%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.27%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.27%) TIBCO Hawk
11 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.13%) OVSD
Vendors
1 93 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.00%) Citrix
3 71 (9.47%) SAP
4 68 (9.07%) Teradata
5 45 (6.00%) VMware
6 42 (5.60%) Tableau
7 40 (5.33%) Apigee
7 40 (5.33%) Mashery
7 40 (5.33%) IBM
8 30 (4.00%) EMC
9 20 (2.67%) HP
9 20 (2.67%) Informatica
10 19 (2.53%) Sybase
11 18 (2.40%) Lotus
12 14 (1.87%) TIBCO
13 12 (1.60%) Hyperion
13 12 (1.60%) PeopleSoft
14 11 (1.47%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.33%) Cisco
16 8 (1.07%) Nortel
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