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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 381 234 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.74% 8.24% 7.60%
As % of the Vendors category 25.40% 18.60% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 139 112
Average daily rate
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£425 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £259 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.98 £44.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.77% -21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £33.40 £18.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £36.56 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -11.75%
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
1500 1258 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.21% 44.31% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 617 657
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £493 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 98 111
Average hourly rate £15.40 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £36.07 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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
Cheshire +10 129 £413 +10.00% 25
Manchester +3 114 £425 +25.92% 46
Lancashire +13 73 £475 +53.22% 6
Merseyside -5 23 £400 +4.91% 8
Cumbria +3 3 £67 -80.85% 1
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 288 (40.11%) SQL
2 202 (28.13%) Finance
3 172 (23.96%) Oracle Database
4 145 (20.19%) PL/SQL
5 130 (18.11%) Security Cleared
6 126 (17.55%) Java
7 107 (14.90%) SC Cleared
8 106 (14.76%) Oracle EBS
9 103 (14.35%) Windows
10 97 (13.51%) SQL Server
11 94 (13.09%) UNIX
12 93 (12.95%) Web Services
13 92 (12.81%) XML
13 92 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
14 88 (12.26%) Microsoft
15 83 (11.56%) Oracle EBS R12
16 81 (11.28%) Data Modelling
17 80 (11.14%) Linux
18 74 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
19 73 (10.17%) Retail
20 72 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
21 71 (9.89%) Oracle Reports
22 67 (9.33%) Migration
23 60 (8.36%) CRM
24 58 (8.08%) SOA
25 56 (7.80%) ETL
25 56 (7.80%) Spring
26 55 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
27 53 (7.38%) Informatica
27 53 (7.38%) Red Hat

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 37 (5.15%) Oracle Workflow
2 30 (4.18%) WebLogic
3 28 (3.90%) SAS
4 26 (3.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (3.20%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.92%) JBoss
7 18 (2.51%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.23%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.67%) Apache
10 9 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.25%) IIS
11 8 (1.11%) NetWeaver
11 8 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.70%) CMS
13 5 (0.70%) WebLogic Integration
14 4 (0.56%) Documentum
15 3 (0.42%) AquaLogic
15 3 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.81%) MS Project
3 12 (1.67%) MS Office
4 10 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 106 (14.76%) Oracle EBS
2 83 (11.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (5.85%) Oracle Applications
4 40 (5.57%) Oracle Retail
5 17 (2.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 16 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (2.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 14 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
9 13 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
10 12 (1.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 9 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
12 8 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
12 8 (1.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 7 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
14 6 (0.84%) SAP SRM
15 5 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 5 (0.70%) SAP ERP
15 5 (0.70%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.70%) SaaS
2 2 (0.28%) Taleo
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.79%) Firewall
2 19 (2.65%) HTTP
3 14 (1.95%) WAN
4 12 (1.67%) FTP
5 11 (1.53%) Internet
5 11 (1.53%) SAN
5 11 (1.53%) LAN
6 10 (1.39%) NAS
7 8 (1.11%) HTTPS
7 8 (1.11%) SSH
8 6 (0.84%) DNS
9 5 (0.70%) Wireless
9 5 (0.70%) DMZ
9 5 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.70%) LDAP
10 4 (0.56%) SSL
10 4 (0.56%) Intranet
10 4 (0.56%) BGP
10 4 (0.56%) MPLS
10 4 (0.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (23.96%) Oracle Database
2 97 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 74 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 71 (9.89%) Oracle Reports
5 55 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 38 (5.29%) Relational Database
8 37 (5.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 31 (4.32%) RDBMS
10 26 (3.62%) DB2
11 22 (3.06%) PowerCenter
12 17 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (2.09%) Base SAS
13 15 (2.09%) MS Access
13 15 (2.09%) MySQL
14 13 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.67%) SAP BW
16 11 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
17 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
2 39 (5.43%) Subversion
3 26 (3.62%) ERwin
4 20 (2.79%) Git (software)
5 17 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (1.81%) JIRA
6 13 (1.81%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.81%) Maven
7 11 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.39%) Selenium
9 9 (1.25%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.25%) Rational Rose
10 8 (1.11%) JUnit
10 8 (1.11%) Toad
11 7 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (0.84%) Ant
12 6 (0.84%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.70%) Zephyr
13 5 (0.70%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 202 (28.13%) Finance
2 73 (10.17%) Retail
3 39 (5.43%) Banking
4 17 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.09%) Local Government
6 13 (1.81%) Advertising
7 11 (1.53%) Marketing
8 10 (1.39%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.11%) Back Office
10 6 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.70%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.56%) Legal
13 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) Front Office
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 253 (35.24%) Developer
2 96 (13.37%) Consultant
3 85 (11.84%) Architect
4 75 (10.45%) Analyst
4 75 (10.45%) Oracle Developer
5 63 (8.77%) Oracle Consultant
6 61 (8.50%) Java Developer
7 38 (5.29%) Project Manager
8 29 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (3.76%) Functional Consultant
10 23 (3.20%) Designer
11 22 (3.06%) Integration Manager
12 20 (2.79%) PHP Developer
12 20 (2.79%) Technical Architect
13 19 (2.65%) DBA
13 19 (2.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 17 (2.37%) Business Analyst
15 16 (2.23%) Data Analyst
15 16 (2.23%) Administrator
16 14 (1.95%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (12.95%) Web Services
2 92 (12.81%) XML
3 56 (7.80%) Spring
4 49 (6.82%) Middleware
4 49 (6.82%) HTML
5 43 (5.99%) .NET
6 39 (5.43%) jQuery
7 38 (5.29%) J2EE
8 32 (4.46%) SOAP
9 31 (4.32%) Oracle Fusion
10 27 (3.76%) Java EE
11 26 (3.62%) EJB
12 25 (3.48%) XSLT
12 25 (3.48%) Hibernate
13 21 (2.92%) JSF
14 17 (2.37%) Swing
14 17 (2.37%) JSP
14 17 (2.37%) LAMP
15 16 (2.23%) CSS
15 16 (2.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (2.37%) Mainframe
4 16 (2.23%) Open Source
4 16 (2.23%) Data Integration
5 14 (1.95%) Algorithms
6 13 (1.81%) Derivative
6 13 (1.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 12 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.53%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.11%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.84%) NHS
11 5 (0.70%) Life Science
11 5 (0.70%) Clustering
12 4 (0.56%) PMI
12 4 (0.56%) Replication
12 4 (0.56%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 103 (14.35%) Windows
2 94 (13.09%) UNIX
3 80 (11.14%) Linux
4 29 (4.04%) Solaris
5 27 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.09%) HPUX
8 12 (1.67%) AIX
9 10 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.39%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.11%) SUSE
11 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.70%) VMS
12 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.56%) Android
13 3 (0.42%) CentOS
13 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (11.28%) Data Modelling
3 72 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (9.33%) Migration
5 60 (8.36%) CRM
6 58 (8.08%) SOA
7 56 (7.80%) ETL
8 43 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (5.43%) Workflow
10 37 (5.15%) Dimensional Modelling
10 37 (5.15%) Project Management
11 35 (4.87%) Software Engineering
12 32 (4.46%) Service Delivery
13 26 (3.62%) Business Analysis
14 25 (3.48%) OO
14 25 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (3.48%) Integration Testing
15 24 (3.34%) Data Migration
15 24 (3.34%) E-business
16 22 (3.06%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 288 (40.11%) SQL
2 145 (20.19%) PL/SQL
3 126 (17.55%) Java
4 42 (5.85%) JavaScript
5 38 (5.29%) Shell Script
6 31 (4.32%) VB
7 28 (3.90%) C#
8 22 (3.06%) PHP
9 13 (1.81%) VBA
9 13 (1.81%) VB6
10 12 (1.67%) Perl
11 11 (1.53%) XPath
11 11 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.39%) VBScript
13 9 (1.25%) Python
14 7 (0.97%) PL/1
14 7 (0.97%) JCL
15 5 (0.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 4 (0.56%) ABAP
16 4 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 130 (18.11%) Security Cleared
2 107 (14.90%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.29%) Degree
4 13 (1.81%) ISEB
5 7 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.84%) CISSP
6 6 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.70%) PMP
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.28%) MCSE
9 2 (0.28%) HNC
9 2 (0.28%) HND
9 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.14%) MCPD
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.06%) QA
2 7 (0.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.84%) XenApp
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.70%) Firmware
6 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.42%) RHEV
6 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.28%) GPFS
7 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.11%) Data Guard
3 7 (0.97%) CA Endevor
4 6 (0.84%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.84%) Nessus
4 6 (0.84%) SCCM
5 4 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.56%) Puppet
5 4 (0.56%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.42%) OpenView
7 2 (0.28%) Foglight
7 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Afaria
7 2 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.28%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 88 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.38%) Informatica
2 53 (7.38%) Red Hat
3 46 (6.41%) SAP
4 44 (6.13%) VMware
5 39 (5.43%) IBM
6 32 (4.46%) HP
7 28 (3.90%) TIBCO
8 22 (3.06%) Business Objects
9 18 (2.51%) Siebel
10 14 (1.95%) CA
11 12 (1.67%) Cisco
11 12 (1.67%) Citrix
12 11 (1.53%) Sybase
13 9 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (1.11%) NetApp
15 7 (0.97%) Syncsort
15 7 (0.97%) ArcSight
15 7 (0.97%) Aquila
15 7 (0.97%) EMC
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