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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 404 240 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.03% 8.94% 10.08%
As % of the Vendors category 25.75% 20.76% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 143 116
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £529 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Average hourly rate £46.05 £37.50 £31.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.78% +20.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £15.49 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £82.10 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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
1569 1156 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.74% 43.05% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 545 474
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 80 89
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.80 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +5 160 £425 +21.77% 54
Cheshire +16 108 £400 +8.10% 28
Lancashire +15 44 £325 +4.83% 7
Merseyside -2 35 £335 -5.96% 10
Cumbria +4 22 - - 3
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 308 (40.26%) SQL
2 223 (29.15%) Finance
3 182 (23.79%) Oracle Database
4 179 (23.40%) Security Cleared
5 155 (20.26%) PL/SQL
6 148 (19.35%) Java
6 148 (19.35%) Oracle EBS
7 146 (19.08%) SC Cleared
8 141 (18.43%) Windows
9 136 (17.78%) Oracle EBS R12
10 112 (14.64%) UNIX
11 110 (14.38%) SQL Server
12 108 (14.12%) Migration
13 100 (13.07%) XML
14 99 (12.94%) Linux
15 93 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
16 89 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
17 87 (11.37%) Microsoft
18 86 (11.24%) Oracle Reports
19 76 (9.93%) SAP
20 72 (9.41%) CRM
21 67 (8.76%) Web Services
21 67 (8.76%) Oracle Database 11g
22 57 (7.45%) ERP
23 55 (7.19%) Oracle Applications
24 53 (6.93%) Spring
25 52 (6.80%) Local Government
26 50 (6.54%) Retail
27 49 (6.41%) Workflow
28 48 (6.27%) HTML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 47 (6.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 33 (4.31%) SAS
3 32 (4.18%) IIS
4 31 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 27 (3.53%) NetWeaver
6 25 (3.27%) SharePoint
7 22 (2.88%) WebLogic
8 20 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (2.35%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
11 14 (1.83%) JBoss
12 10 (1.31%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.92%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.78%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.78%) Confluence
15 5 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
15 5 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
15 5 (0.65%) iPlanet
15 5 (0.65%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 26 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.09%) MS Office
3 9 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.05%) MS Project
5 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 148 (19.35%) Oracle EBS
2 136 (17.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 55 (7.19%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (4.05%) Oracle Retail
5 30 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
6 24 (3.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 22 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
8 18 (2.35%) Oracle HRMS
9 16 (2.09%) Oracle Receivables
9 16 (2.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 15 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
11 14 (1.83%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 12 (1.57%) Oracle iProcurement
13 11 (1.44%) SAP SRM
14 10 (1.31%) Oracle Cash Management
15 9 (1.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 8 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
16 8 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
17 7 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
17 7 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.78%) Office 365
2 5 (0.65%) SaaS
3 4 (0.52%) PaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Taleo
5 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.01%) Internet
1 23 (3.01%) Firewall
2 21 (2.75%) HTTP
2 21 (2.75%) WAN
3 17 (2.22%) SAN
4 16 (2.09%) Wireless
5 15 (1.96%) NAS
6 13 (1.70%) DMZ
7 12 (1.57%) VPLS
7 12 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (1.57%) MPLS
7 12 (1.57%) OSPF
7 12 (1.57%) BGP
7 12 (1.57%) EIGRP
8 10 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.18%) SSH
10 8 (1.05%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.05%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (23.79%) Oracle Database
2 110 (14.38%) SQL Server
3 86 (11.24%) Oracle Reports
4 67 (8.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 42 (5.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 37 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 36 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 22 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (2.61%) DB2
12 18 (2.35%) SAP BW
13 17 (2.22%) SAP HANA
13 17 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
14 15 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
14 15 (1.96%) Base SAS
15 14 (1.83%) MySQL
16 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 47 (6.14%) Oracle Forms
2 28 (3.66%) JIRA
3 21 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
3 21 (2.75%) JUnit
4 20 (2.61%) Eclipse
4 20 (2.61%) Subversion
5 19 (2.48%) Maven
6 17 (2.22%) Ant
6 17 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.70%) Selenium
7 13 (1.70%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.31%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.31%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.31%) Toad
9 7 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.78%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.78%) Gradle
11 5 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 223 (29.15%) Finance
2 52 (6.80%) Local Government
3 50 (6.54%) Retail
4 42 (5.49%) Banking
5 19 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.44%) Marketing
7 11 (1.44%) General Ledger
8 6 (0.78%) Back Office
9 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) Electronics
11 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.39%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 237 (30.98%) Developer
2 137 (17.91%) Consultant
3 102 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 94 (12.29%) Analyst
5 87 (11.37%) Architect
6 82 (10.72%) Oracle Developer
7 66 (8.63%) Java Developer
8 45 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
9 32 (4.18%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 31 (4.05%) Project Manager
11 28 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (3.14%) DBA
13 23 (3.01%) Payroll Consultant
14 22 (2.88%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
14 22 (2.88%) Technical Architect
14 22 (2.88%) Data Analyst
15 21 (2.75%) Integration Manager
16 20 (2.61%) Oracle DBA
16 20 (2.61%) Oracle HR Consultant
17 19 (2.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (13.07%) XML
2 67 (8.76%) Web Services
3 53 (6.93%) Spring
4 48 (6.27%) HTML
5 43 (5.62%) J2EE
6 40 (5.23%) .NET
7 32 (4.18%) SOAP
8 31 (4.05%) Middleware
9 29 (3.79%) Oracle Fusion
10 23 (3.01%) Java EE
11 21 (2.75%) CSS
12 19 (2.48%) JDBC
12 19 (2.48%) jQuery
13 16 (2.09%) JSP
13 16 (2.09%) XSLT
13 16 (2.09%) WSDL
14 15 (1.96%) JMS
14 15 (1.96%) EJB
14 15 (1.96%) Hibernate
15 14 (1.83%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.14%) Open Source
3 19 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 15 (1.96%) Clustering
6 14 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.31%) NHS
9 9 (1.18%) Life Science
9 9 (1.18%) Replication
10 8 (1.05%) Celerra
10 8 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (0.92%) Derivative
11 7 (0.92%) Online Banking
12 6 (0.78%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.78%) GIS
13 5 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.65%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 141 (18.43%) Windows
2 112 (14.64%) UNIX
3 99 (12.94%) Linux
4 36 (4.71%) Solaris
5 35 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (2.35%) AIX
10 11 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.18%) HPUX
13 6 (0.78%) VMS
13 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.65%) Android
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (14.12%) Migration
2 93 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (9.41%) CRM
5 57 (7.45%) ERP
6 49 (6.41%) Workflow
7 46 (6.01%) Data Modelling
8 45 (5.88%) SOA
9 41 (5.36%) Data Migration
10 38 (4.97%) Service Delivery
11 35 (4.58%) Project Management
11 35 (4.58%) E-business
11 35 (4.58%) ITIL
11 35 (4.58%) Software Engineering
12 32 (4.18%) Scrum
12 32 (4.18%) Test Scripting
13 31 (4.05%) ETL
14 30 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (3.79%) PRINCE2
15 29 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (40.26%) SQL
2 155 (20.26%) PL/SQL
3 148 (19.35%) Java
4 47 (6.14%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.05%) Shell Script
6 24 (3.14%) C#
7 19 (2.48%) VBA
8 11 (1.44%) Perl
8 11 (1.44%) PHP
9 10 (1.31%) C
9 10 (1.31%) XPath
10 9 (1.18%) Python
10 9 (1.18%) PL/1
10 9 (1.18%) JCL
10 9 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.92%) VB
12 6 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.26%) Scala
13 2 (0.26%) XQuery
13 2 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 179 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 146 (19.08%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.53%) VCP4
4 22 (2.88%) Degree
5 13 (1.70%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.78%) CISSP
8 6 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.65%) ISEB
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.39%) PMP
10 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.26%) HNC
11 2 (0.26%) HND
11 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) MCPD
12 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.61%) QA
2 10 (1.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 25 (3.27%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.70%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (1.05%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.05%) XenApp
6 8 (1.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.78%) Xen
9 2 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
9 2 (0.26%) GPFS
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.18%) Puppet
2 9 (1.18%) CA Endevor
2 9 (1.18%) SCCM
3 7 (0.92%) TIBCO Hawk
4 6 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.78%) Nessus
4 6 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.65%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.13%) OVSD
9 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 87 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.93%) SAP
3 45 (5.88%) VMware
4 37 (4.84%) IBM
5 35 (4.58%) Red Hat
6 32 (4.18%) Business Objects
7 31 (4.05%) HP
7 31 (4.05%) Informatica
8 24 (3.14%) Citrix
9 19 (2.48%) Cisco
10 18 (2.35%) TIBCO
11 17 (2.22%) EMC
12 12 (1.57%) Nortel
12 12 (1.57%) Siebel
12 12 (1.57%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.57%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.18%) Syncsort
13 9 (1.18%) Aquila
13 9 (1.18%) Sybase
13 9 (1.18%) Cognos
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £525 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £480 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £381.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Workington, Cumbria
Senitor Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago