The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 283 206 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.39% 7.60% 9.38%
As % of the Vendors category 21.12% 16.26% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 84 169
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £67.00 £36.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.82% +68.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -10.26%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1340 1267 1595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.46% 46.75% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 546 735
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 97 119
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.51 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Oracle
England

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 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
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 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
Manchester +12 114 £350 +7.69% 46
Cheshire -8 61 £420 +3.39% 21
Lancashire +14 52 £375 +13.63% 9
Merseyside +8 24 £435 +2.35% 10
Cumbria +2 5 £435 +1.63% 7
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 224 (41.48%) SQL
2 141 (26.11%) Finance
3 132 (24.44%) Oracle Database
4 111 (20.56%) SQL Server
5 103 (19.07%) PL/SQL
6 87 (16.11%) Migration
7 83 (15.37%) Java
8 81 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 80 (14.81%) Web Services
10 71 (13.15%) SC Cleared
11 69 (12.78%) UNIX
12 68 (12.59%) Oracle EBS R12
13 66 (12.22%) Microsoft
14 64 (11.85%) Oracle EBS
15 62 (11.48%) Windows
16 56 (10.37%) ETL
17 55 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
17 55 (10.19%) .NET
18 53 (9.81%) Data Modelling
18 53 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (9.44%) XML
20 49 (9.07%) Oracle Database 11g
21 45 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
22 44 (8.15%) Oracle Reports
23 41 (7.59%) Informatica
24 40 (7.41%) Middleware
24 40 (7.41%) CRM
25 39 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
26 38 (7.04%) Retail
26 38 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (5.37%) WebLogic
2 25 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (2.96%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (2.59%) Apache
8 9 (1.67%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.48%) WebLogic Integration
9 8 (1.48%) CMS
10 7 (1.30%) IIS
11 6 (1.11%) SAS
11 6 (1.11%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.11%) JCAPS
12 5 (0.93%) Escenic
12 5 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.74%) AquaLogic
13 4 (0.74%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.93%) MS Project
3 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 68 (12.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 64 (11.85%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (3.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 16 (2.96%) Oracle Payroll
5 16 (2.96%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 15 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (2.59%) Oracle 11i
8 13 (2.41%) Oracle Retail
8 13 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle SCM
11 7 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
13 5 (0.93%) Agresso
13 5 (0.93%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) IaaS
2 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.19%) Taleo
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.44%) Firewall
2 20 (3.70%) WAN
3 14 (2.59%) SAN
4 12 (2.22%) LAN
5 11 (2.04%) FTP
6 6 (1.11%) LDAP
7 5 (0.93%) Internet
8 4 (0.74%) Intranet
8 4 (0.74%) HTTP
9 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.56%) NAS
9 3 (0.56%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.37%) CTI
11 1 (0.19%) VPN
11 1 (0.19%) DNS
11 1 (0.19%) SSL
11 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.19%) Wireless
11 1 (0.19%) Network Security
11 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (24.44%) Oracle Database
2 111 (20.56%) SQL Server
3 55 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (9.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 45 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 44 (8.15%) Oracle Reports
7 38 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 37 (6.85%) Relational Database
9 28 (5.19%) RDBMS
10 26 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (3.89%) PowerCenter
12 19 (3.52%) MySQL
13 17 (3.15%) MS Access
14 16 (2.96%) DB2
14 16 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
16 10 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (3.89%) ERwin
3 13 (2.41%) Eclipse
3 13 (2.41%) Toad
4 8 (1.48%) Subversion
5 7 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.11%) NetBeans
6 6 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (0.93%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.74%) JIRA
8 4 (0.74%) Selenium
8 4 (0.74%) ProC
9 3 (0.56%) Ant
9 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.37%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.37%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 141 (26.11%) Finance
2 38 (7.04%) Retail
3 23 (4.26%) Banking
4 17 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.78%) Local Government
6 13 (2.41%) Back Office
7 12 (2.22%) Front Office
8 7 (1.30%) Advertising
8 7 (1.30%) Marketing
8 7 (1.30%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.74%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.56%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 177 (32.78%) Developer
2 73 (13.52%) Analyst
3 67 (12.41%) Consultant
4 56 (10.37%) Oracle Developer
5 54 (10.00%) Architect
6 44 (8.15%) Oracle Consultant
7 32 (5.93%) Java Developer
8 30 (5.56%) DBA
9 26 (4.81%) Payroll Consultant
10 25 (4.63%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
10 25 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 21 (3.89%) .NET Developer
12 20 (3.70%) Tester
12 20 (3.70%) Designer
13 19 (3.52%) Web Developer
14 18 (3.33%) Data Analyst
15 16 (2.96%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (2.78%) SQL DBA
16 15 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (14.81%) Web Services
2 55 (10.19%) .NET
3 51 (9.44%) XML
4 40 (7.41%) Middleware
5 37 (6.85%) HTML
6 28 (5.19%) Spring
7 23 (4.26%) ASP.NET
8 22 (4.07%) WebCenter
9 20 (3.70%) CSS
10 19 (3.52%) jQuery
11 18 (3.33%) EJB
12 17 (3.15%) Oracle Fusion
13 16 (2.96%) J2EE
14 15 (2.78%) SOAP
14 15 (2.78%) JSF
14 15 (2.78%) WCF
15 13 (2.41%) Ajax
15 13 (2.41%) XSD
16 12 (2.22%) DOM
16 12 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.48%) Mainframe
2 24 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 13 (2.41%) Clustering
5 12 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.04%) NHS
6 11 (2.04%) Data Extraction
7 10 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (1.85%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.67%) RIA
9 8 (1.48%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.11%) Replication
11 5 (0.93%) PKI
11 5 (0.93%) PMI
12 4 (0.74%) Firmware
12 4 (0.74%) Statistics
12 4 (0.74%) HP Superdome
12 4 (0.74%) Wiki
12 4 (0.74%) RMADS
12 4 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.78%) UNIX
2 62 (11.48%) Windows
3 37 (6.85%) Linux
4 20 (3.70%) Solaris
5 15 (2.78%) HPUX
6 13 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.22%) AIX
8 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.67%) SUSE
9 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.93%) Fedora
12 4 (0.74%) Android
13 3 (0.56%) CentOS
13 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) zOS
14 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (16.11%) Migration
2 56 (10.37%) ETL
3 53 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (9.81%) Data Modelling
4 40 (7.41%) CRM
5 39 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (6.67%) SOA
7 33 (6.11%) Data Migration
8 29 (5.37%) Data Analysis
9 26 (4.81%) ITIL
10 23 (4.26%) Test Scripting
11 22 (4.07%) Data Architecture
11 22 (4.07%) Project Management
12 21 (3.89%) ERP
13 19 (3.52%) Business Analysis
14 18 (3.33%) Change Management
14 18 (3.33%) Scrum
15 16 (2.96%) OO
15 16 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (2.78%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 224 (41.48%) SQL
2 103 (19.07%) PL/SQL
3 83 (15.37%) Java
4 37 (6.85%) C#
5 31 (5.74%) Shell Script
6 23 (4.26%) VB
7 20 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 16 (2.96%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.48%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 8 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.30%) VBA
10 7 (1.30%) Perl
11 6 (1.11%) C
11 6 (1.11%) Python
11 6 (1.11%) Scala
12 5 (0.93%) Groovy
12 5 (0.93%) C++
12 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.74%) VBScript
13 4 (0.74%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 81 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (13.15%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.81%) Degree
4 17 (3.15%) ISEB
5 11 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
7 8 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (1.30%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.74%) PMP
10 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.37%) OCAJ
11 2 (0.37%) OCP
11 2 (0.37%) OCA
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.85%) QA
2 9 (1.67%) HL7
3 5 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.30%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.74%) LiteSpeed
5 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.56%) XenApp
5 3 (0.56%) RHEV
6 2 (0.37%) GPFS
6 2 (0.37%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.74%) SCCM
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.56%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.19%) SCSM
7 1 (0.19%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Legato
7 1 (0.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 66 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.59%) Informatica
3 32 (5.93%) HP
3 32 (5.93%) SAP
4 29 (5.37%) IBM
5 24 (4.44%) VMware
6 22 (4.07%) Business Objects
7 20 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.15%) Citrix
9 16 (2.96%) TIBCO
10 14 (2.59%) CA
10 14 (2.59%) JBoss
11 13 (2.41%) Siebel
12 9 (1.67%) Sage
13 8 (1.48%) EMC
14 7 (1.30%) NetApp
14 7 (1.30%) IronPort
14 7 (1.30%) Open Text
15 6 (1.11%) Talend
15 6 (1.11%) Cisco
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