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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 441 307 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.05% 9.95% 8.20%
As % of the Vendors category 23.48% 22.12% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 185 105
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £67.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +106.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
1878 1388 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.78% 44.98% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 725 572
Average daily rate £390 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 91 103
Average hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 205 £407 +25.07% 37
Cheshire -7 72 £425 -3.40% 24
Lancashire +3 70 £493 +39.71% 8
Merseyside -2 34 £406 +22.64% 6
Cumbria -5 24 £550 +20.87% 4
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 258 (34.17%) SQL
2 211 (27.95%) Finance
3 186 (24.64%) Oracle Database
4 165 (21.85%) Java
5 152 (20.13%) Oracle EBS
6 131 (17.35%) PL/SQL
7 114 (15.10%) Security Cleared
8 110 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
10 95 (12.58%) SQL Server
11 92 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
11 92 (12.19%) Microsoft
12 91 (12.05%) UNIX
12 91 (12.05%) Migration
13 86 (11.39%) Middleware
13 86 (11.39%) SOA
14 81 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
14 81 (10.73%) Linux
15 80 (10.60%) ETL
16 79 (10.46%) SC Cleared
17 78 (10.33%) Oracle Reports
18 70 (9.27%) Teradata
19 69 (9.14%) XML
20 67 (8.87%) Oracle Database 11g
21 66 (8.74%) JavaScript
22 65 (8.61%) Windows
23 63 (8.34%) .NET
24 61 (8.08%) SAP
24 61 (8.08%) Data Modelling
24 61 (8.08%) Oracle Fusion

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (7.28%) WebSphere
2 42 (5.56%) JBoss
3 38 (5.03%) Node.js
3 38 (5.03%) Oracle Service Bus
4 32 (4.24%) WebLogic
5 27 (3.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 26 (3.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 18 (2.38%) SAS
8 12 (1.59%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.19%) Apache
11 8 (1.06%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.93%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.66%) Tuxedo
13 5 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (0.66%) AquaLogic
14 4 (0.53%) CMS
14 4 (0.53%) Documentum
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 27 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.12%) MS Office
3 12 (1.59%) MS Project
4 11 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 152 (20.13%) Oracle EBS
2 103 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 48 (6.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 47 (6.23%) Oracle BPM
5 31 (4.11%) Oracle Financials
6 29 (3.84%) Oracle Applications
7 27 (3.58%) Oracle Payables
8 23 (3.05%) Oracle Receivables
9 14 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
10 13 (1.72%) Oracle Payroll
11 12 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
12 11 (1.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 10 (1.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle iProcurement
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
15 8 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
16 7 (0.93%) Oracle TCA
17 6 (0.79%) HFM
18 5 (0.66%) Oracle iRecruitment
18 5 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.09%) IaaS
3 45 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.72%) Office 365
5 10 (1.32%) PaaS
6 5 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.53%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.26%) SaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.37%) Internet
2 12 (1.59%) HTTP
3 9 (1.19%) FTP
4 7 (0.93%) SMTP
4 7 (0.93%) Firewall
5 5 (0.66%) WAN
6 4 (0.53%) LDAP
6 4 (0.53%) SAN
6 4 (0.53%) NAS
7 3 (0.40%) VLAN
7 3 (0.40%) Wireless
7 3 (0.40%) SSL
8 2 (0.26%) RTP
8 2 (0.26%) Extranet
8 2 (0.26%) Network Security
8 2 (0.26%) AMQP
8 2 (0.26%) SSH
8 2 (0.26%) DNS
8 2 (0.26%) SNMP
8 2 (0.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (24.64%) Oracle Database
2 95 (12.58%) SQL Server
3 92 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (10.33%) Oracle Reports
5 67 (8.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 52 (6.89%) MongoDB
7 51 (6.75%) Big Data
7 51 (6.75%) Hadoop
8 50 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (5.70%) Oracle BI EE
10 36 (4.77%) Relational Database
11 31 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 26 (3.44%) RDBMS
13 24 (3.18%) DB2
14 21 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
15 18 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
16 16 (2.12%) Base SAS
16 16 (2.12%) QlikView
17 12 (1.59%) MySQL
17 12 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 31 (4.11%) ERwin
3 16 (2.12%) JIRA
4 15 (1.99%) SoapUI
4 15 (1.99%) JUnit
5 12 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.46%) LoadRunner
7 10 (1.32%) ProC
7 10 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.19%) Selenium
8 9 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.93%) Subversion
9 7 (0.93%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.79%) JMeter
11 5 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.66%) Mockito
11 5 (0.66%) Facilita Forecast
12 4 (0.53%) eggPlant
12 4 (0.53%) Lombardi
General
1 211 (27.95%) Finance
2 48 (6.36%) Local Government
3 45 (5.96%) Banking
4 43 (5.70%) Retail
5 23 (3.05%) General Ledger
6 19 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.53%) Legal
9 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.40%) Back Office
10 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Marketing
11 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Military
11 2 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (27.81%) Developer
2 140 (18.54%) Architect
3 99 (13.11%) Consultant
4 91 (12.05%) Analyst
5 72 (9.54%) Oracle Consultant
6 68 (9.01%) Oracle Developer
7 52 (6.89%) Technical Architect
8 40 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (5.17%) Functional Consultant
10 34 (4.50%) Java Developer
10 34 (4.50%) Project Manager
11 33 (4.37%) DBA
12 32 (4.24%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 31 (4.11%) Administrator
14 25 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
14 25 (3.31%) Tester
15 24 (3.18%) Digital Architect
16 23 (3.05%) Test Analyst
17 22 (2.91%) Digital Technical Architect
18 20 (2.65%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (11.39%) Middleware
2 69 (9.14%) XML
3 63 (8.34%) .NET
4 61 (8.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 59 (7.81%) Web Services
6 48 (6.36%) J2EE
7 42 (5.56%) SOAP
7 42 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 38 (5.03%) Spring
9 37 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 32 (4.24%) HTML
11 25 (3.31%) JSON
12 21 (2.78%) JSP
12 21 (2.78%) WSDL
13 18 (2.38%) Velocity
14 17 (2.25%) REST
14 17 (2.25%) CSS
15 16 (2.12%) .NET Framework
16 13 (1.72%) XSLT
16 13 (1.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.96%) Visualisation
2 37 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.50%) Algorithms
4 23 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.59%) User Experience
5 12 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.06%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 7 (0.93%) Life Science
8 7 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.66%) Replication
10 4 (0.53%) Clustering
10 4 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.53%) PKI
11 3 (0.40%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.40%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.05%) UNIX
2 81 (10.73%) Linux
3 65 (8.61%) Windows
4 27 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (3.05%) Solaris
6 9 (1.19%) HPUX
6 9 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.06%) AIX
8 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.26%) SUSE
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.26%) Android
10 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (12.05%) Migration
3 86 (11.39%) SOA
4 81 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (10.60%) ETL
6 61 (8.08%) Data Modelling
7 58 (7.68%) Data Migration
8 55 (7.28%) SDLC
9 52 (6.89%) ERP
10 51 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (6.62%) Test Scripting
12 43 (5.70%) Machine Learning
13 41 (5.43%) Unit Testing
14 39 (5.17%) Data Security
14 39 (5.17%) CRM
15 36 (4.77%) ITIL
16 34 (4.50%) Integration Testing
17 31 (4.11%) Change Management
17 31 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
18 28 (3.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 258 (34.17%) SQL
2 165 (21.85%) Java
3 131 (17.35%) PL/SQL
4 66 (8.74%) JavaScript
5 44 (5.83%) R
6 36 (4.77%) C++
7 35 (4.64%) Python
8 32 (4.24%) T-SQL
9 23 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.38%) XQuery
11 16 (2.12%) C#
12 15 (1.99%) C
13 10 (1.32%) VBA
14 9 (1.19%) VB
15 7 (0.93%) PHP
15 7 (0.93%) XPath
15 7 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.79%) Perl
17 3 (0.40%) COBOL
17 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 79 (10.46%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.77%) Degree
4 12 (1.59%) ISEB
5 8 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.66%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.40%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.40%) HND
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.13%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.19%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.79%) SLA
4 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 26 (3.44%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (1.59%) Xen
6 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 48 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (5.96%) StatsD
3 18 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (2.12%) SCCM
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.53%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (0.53%) Puppet
7 4 (0.53%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.40%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.26%) SCOM
10 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.13%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 92 (12.19%) Microsoft
2 70 (9.27%) Teradata
3 61 (8.08%) SAP
4 59 (7.81%) Citrix
5 46 (6.09%) Informatica
6 44 (5.83%) Tableau
7 42 (5.56%) Apigee
7 42 (5.56%) Mashery
8 41 (5.43%) IBM
9 31 (4.11%) VMware
10 22 (2.91%) Sybase
11 16 (2.12%) Hyperion
12 15 (1.99%) HP
13 14 (1.85%) EMC
14 12 (1.59%) Lotus
14 12 (1.59%) TIBCO
15 11 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
16 9 (1.19%) Red Hat
17 7 (0.93%) Curam
18 6 (0.79%) LANDesk
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Good/negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 12 days ago