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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 11 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 359 398 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.13% 8.87% 10.74%
As % of the Vendors category 22.05% 22.00% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 239 210
Median daily rate £388 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -40.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1628 1809 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.92% 40.33% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1041 814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 103
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 168 £375 -6.25% 46
Lancashire +9 81 £400 -18.78% 5
Merseyside +2 44 £375 -3.84% 3
Cheshire -12 34 £475 +15.15% 10
Cumbria +4 7 £663 +26.19% 2
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 260 (33.04%) SQL
2 240 (30.50%) Oracle Database
3 220 (27.95%) Java
4 197 (25.03%) Linux
5 193 (24.52%) Finance
6 174 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (20.84%) Security Cleared
8 138 (17.53%) Migration
9 132 (16.77%) PL/SQL
10 126 (16.01%) Unix
11 124 (15.76%) SC Cleared
12 118 (14.99%) Oracle EBS
13 116 (14.74%) Windows
14 108 (13.72%) XML
15 107 (13.60%) Oracle Database 11g
16 105 (13.34%) Oracle EBS R12
16 105 (13.34%) SQL Server
17 102 (12.96%) SOAP
18 90 (11.44%) Data Migration
19 87 (11.05%) Web Services
20 86 (10.93%) SOA
21 84 (10.67%) Oracle Reports
22 77 (9.78%) Relational Database
23 76 (9.66%) IBM
24 69 (8.77%) Middleware
24 69 (8.77%) Banking
25 68 (8.64%) Spring
26 67 (8.51%) J2EE
26 67 (8.51%) Open Source
27 65 (8.26%) JavaScript

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (7.24%) WebSphere
2 54 (6.86%) Apache
3 53 (6.73%) JBoss
4 46 (5.84%) Tomcat
5 36 (4.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 35 (4.45%) WebLogic
7 32 (4.07%) Oracle Service Bus
8 29 (3.68%) Oracle Application Server
9 24 (3.05%) Tuxedo
10 17 (2.16%) SAS
11 11 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (1.27%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.27%) SharePoint
13 9 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.02%) CICS
14 8 (1.02%) ColdFusion
14 8 (1.02%) GlassFish
14 8 (1.02%) IIS
15 7 (0.89%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.76%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 29 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.52%) MS Office
4 7 (0.89%) MS Project
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Mingle
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 118 (14.99%) Oracle EBS
2 105 (13.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (5.34%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (2.29%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (1.78%) Oracle Cash Management
5 14 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
6 11 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
9 6 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle iSupplier
12 3 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.38%) Primavera
12 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
13 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.96%) IaaS
2 26 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.80%) SaaS
4 20 (2.54%) PaaS
5 7 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.38%) GitHub
8 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) Route 53
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.73%) HTTP
2 30 (3.81%) Firewall
3 29 (3.68%) DHCP
4 23 (2.92%) SAN
5 18 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.91%) FTP
7 13 (1.65%) DNS
7 13 (1.65%) Internet
8 9 (1.14%) iSCSI
9 8 (1.02%) LDAP
9 8 (1.02%) VLAN
10 5 (0.64%) NAS
10 5 (0.64%) SMTP
10 5 (0.64%) WAN
11 4 (0.51%) LAN
11 4 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.38%) Network Security
12 3 (0.38%) PBX
12 3 (0.38%) VoIP
12 3 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (30.50%) Oracle Database
2 107 (13.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 105 (13.34%) SQL Server
4 84 (10.67%) Oracle Reports
5 77 (9.78%) Relational Database
6 63 (8.01%) Oracle Database 12c
7 54 (6.86%) DB2
8 46 (5.84%) MySQL
9 40 (5.08%) RDBMS
10 32 (4.07%) Oracle ODI
10 32 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (3.18%) Oracle BI EE
13 22 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (2.80%) Hadoop
14 20 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (2.29%) NoSQL
15 18 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (1.27%) Essbase
16 10 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (6.86%) JIRA
2 33 (4.19%) Oracle Forms
3 29 (3.68%) JUnit
4 27 (3.43%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.05%) Subversion
6 20 (2.54%) Git (software)
7 17 (2.16%) Maven
8 16 (2.03%) ClearCase
9 15 (1.91%) Selenium
10 11 (1.40%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 10 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.02%) Rational Robot
14 7 (0.89%) LoadRunner
14 7 (0.89%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.89%) Toad
15 6 (0.76%) ClearQuest
15 6 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
15 6 (0.76%) ERwin
General
1 193 (24.52%) Finance
2 69 (8.77%) Banking
3 38 (4.83%) Retail
4 14 (1.78%) General Ledger
5 13 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.40%) Marketing
7 8 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.64%) International Banking
10 4 (0.51%) Advertising
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
11 3 (0.38%) Law
11 3 (0.38%) Local Government
12 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 263 (33.42%) Developer
2 102 (12.96%) Analyst
3 95 (12.07%) Oracle Developer
4 88 (11.18%) Architect
5 84 (10.67%) Java Developer
6 66 (8.39%) Consultant
7 59 (7.50%) DBA
8 49 (6.23%) Oracle DBA
9 40 (5.08%) Administrator
10 37 (4.70%) PL/SQL Developer
10 37 (4.70%) SQL Developer
11 34 (4.32%) Oracle Consultant
12 27 (3.43%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.18%) Data Analyst
14 24 (3.05%) Business Analyst
15 23 (2.92%) Oracle Architect
16 22 (2.80%) Technical Architect
16 22 (2.80%) Test Analyst
17 21 (2.67%) Test Leader
18 19 (2.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (13.72%) XML
2 102 (12.96%) SOAP
3 87 (11.05%) Web Services
4 69 (8.77%) Middleware
5 68 (8.64%) Spring
6 67 (8.51%) J2EE
7 61 (7.75%) REST
8 48 (6.10%) HTML
9 47 (5.97%) JDBC
10 45 (5.72%) JSON
11 44 (5.59%) .NET
12 34 (4.32%) Apache Camel
13 31 (3.94%) CSS
14 29 (3.68%) XSLT
15 27 (3.43%) Hibernate
16 26 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
17 25 (3.18%) HTML5
18 22 (2.80%) AngularJS
18 22 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
19 18 (2.29%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.96%) Mainframe
3 35 (4.45%) Clustering
4 33 (4.19%) Data Centre
5 22 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.27%) IVR
8 8 (1.02%) e-Learning
9 7 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (0.76%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.76%) SWIFT
10 6 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.64%) User Experience
12 4 (0.51%) IBM XIV
12 4 (0.51%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 197 (25.03%) Linux
2 126 (16.01%) Unix
3 116 (14.74%) Windows
4 61 (7.75%) AIX
5 58 (7.37%) Solaris
6 43 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (5.34%) HPUX
8 21 (2.67%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.38%) CentOS
12 3 (0.38%) SUSE
12 3 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.13%) VME
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (17.53%) Migration
3 90 (11.44%) Data Migration
4 86 (10.93%) SOA
5 67 (8.51%) Open Source
6 63 (8.01%) High Availability
7 55 (6.99%) ITIL
8 52 (6.61%) Change Management
8 52 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
9 49 (6.23%) TDD
10 47 (5.97%) ETL
11 41 (5.21%) Project Management
12 39 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (4.57%) Data Modelling
13 36 (4.57%) OO
13 36 (4.57%) Waterfall
14 35 (4.45%) Software Engineering
15 34 (4.32%) Analytics
16 32 (4.07%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 260 (33.04%) SQL
2 220 (27.95%) Java
3 132 (16.77%) PL/SQL
4 65 (8.26%) JavaScript
5 46 (5.84%) C
6 43 (5.46%) Shell Script
7 40 (5.08%) Bash Shell
8 39 (4.96%) Python
9 32 (4.07%) COBOL
10 28 (3.56%) C#
11 19 (2.41%) C++
11 19 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.78%) Perl
13 13 (1.65%) Ruby
14 10 (1.27%) VB
15 9 (1.14%) Scala
15 9 (1.14%) VB6
16 6 (0.76%) CFML
16 6 (0.76%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 164 (20.84%) Security Cleared
2 124 (15.76%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (2.03%) Degree
5 15 (1.91%) ISEB
6 9 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.64%) CISSP
8 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.38%) ACCA
10 3 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) CIMA
10 3 (0.38%) MCSE
10 3 (0.38%) OCP
11 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.25%) MCP
11 2 (0.25%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.25%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.94%) QA
2 15 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.38%) SLA
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 38 (4.83%) Oracle RAC
3 26 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.89%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.25%) Docker
8 2 (0.25%) Firmware
8 2 (0.25%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.25%) Squid
8 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.25%) vCloud
9 1 (0.13%) iptables
9 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) RACF
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (3.68%) Puppet
2 19 (2.41%) Data Guard
3 17 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Management
4 11 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 8 (1.02%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.76%) Nessus
8 5 (0.64%) Ansible
8 5 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.51%) WSUS
10 3 (0.38%) Oozie
10 3 (0.38%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.25%) DameWare
11 2 (0.25%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 76 (9.66%) IBM
2 59 (7.50%) VMware
3 56 (7.12%) Microsoft
4 33 (4.19%) HP
5 30 (3.81%) Citrix
5 30 (3.81%) SAP
6 29 (3.68%) EMC
7 24 (3.05%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.41%) Hyperion
9 18 (2.29%) Micro Focus
9 18 (2.29%) Sybase
10 16 (2.03%) SaltStack
11 10 (1.27%) Talend
12 9 (1.14%) hybris
12 9 (1.14%) Informatica
12 9 (1.14%) Siebel
13 8 (1.02%) Perforce
13 8 (1.02%) Teradata
14 7 (0.89%) Ab Initio
14 7 (0.89%) Veritas
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