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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 10 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 329 361 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.34% 8.69% 11.23%
As % of the Vendors category 21.98% 21.68% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 181 207
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £32.40 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
1497 1665 1507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.06% 40.08% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 876 823
Median daily rate £403 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 80 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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 +1 143 £350 -15.15% 46
Lancashire +17 79 £423 +5.62% 12
Cheshire +2 43 £488 +18.18% 9
Merseyside -5 37 £400 -0.92% 5
Cumbria +11 3 £715 +43.00%
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 208 (31.28%) SQL
2 202 (30.38%) Oracle Database
3 151 (22.71%) Security Cleared
4 149 (22.41%) Finance
5 131 (19.70%) Linux
6 124 (18.65%) Java
7 123 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (17.74%) SC Cleared
9 114 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
10 113 (16.99%) SQL Server
10 113 (16.99%) Unix
11 110 (16.54%) Windows
12 97 (14.59%) Oracle EBS R12
13 93 (13.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 82 (12.33%) Migration
15 77 (11.58%) Oracle Reports
16 76 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
17 73 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
18 68 (10.23%) Relational Database
19 67 (10.08%) PL/SQL
20 61 (9.17%) XML
21 58 (8.72%) SOA
21 58 (8.72%) VMware
21 58 (8.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 57 (8.57%) Web Services
22 57 (8.57%) SOAP
22 57 (8.57%) ITIL
22 57 (8.57%) DB2
23 52 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
24 51 (7.67%) Change Management

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 58 (8.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 36 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 33 (4.96%) Oracle Application Server
4 28 (4.21%) WebLogic
5 25 (3.76%) Oracle Service Bus
6 18 (2.71%) JBoss
6 18 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (2.56%) Tuxedo
8 14 (2.11%) SAS
9 13 (1.95%) Apache
10 12 (1.80%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.80%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.35%) CICS
11 9 (1.35%) IIS
12 7 (1.05%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.75%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.20%) MS Office
4 7 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.75%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Mingle
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 114 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
2 97 (14.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (4.06%) Oracle Payables
4 23 (3.46%) Oracle Applications
5 21 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
6 19 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
7 14 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.45%) Primavera
11 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle SCM
12 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
12 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
12 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.96%) IaaS
2 29 (4.36%) SaaS
3 27 (4.06%) PaaS
4 20 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.36%) DHCP
2 27 (4.06%) Firewall
3 19 (2.86%) HTTP
4 15 (2.26%) SAN
5 14 (2.11%) DNS
5 14 (2.11%) LDAP
5 14 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.65%) SMTP
6 11 (1.65%) VLAN
7 10 (1.50%) FTP
7 10 (1.50%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.75%) Internet
8 5 (0.75%) SSL
9 4 (0.60%) LAN
9 4 (0.60%) WAN
9 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.45%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.45%) PBX
10 3 (0.45%) VoIP
10 3 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (30.38%) Oracle Database
2 113 (16.99%) SQL Server
3 93 (13.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 77 (11.58%) Oracle Reports
5 76 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 68 (10.23%) Relational Database
7 57 (8.57%) DB2
8 35 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 30 (4.51%) RDBMS
10 29 (4.36%) NoSQL
11 25 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (3.31%) MySQL
13 21 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (2.86%) MongoDB
14 19 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
15 16 (2.41%) Essbase
16 14 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (1.95%) Ingres
17 13 (1.95%) Oracle OLAP
17 13 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.36%) Oracle Forms
3 26 (3.91%) Subversion
4 25 (3.76%) JIRA
5 23 (3.46%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.46%) JUnit
6 16 (2.41%) Eclipse
7 13 (1.95%) ClearCase
7 13 (1.95%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (1.80%) Maven
9 9 (1.35%) ERwin
9 9 (1.35%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.20%) Rational Robot
10 8 (1.20%) Selenium
10 8 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
12 5 (0.75%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.75%) Gradle
12 5 (0.75%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 149 (22.41%) Finance
2 33 (4.96%) Retail
3 30 (4.51%) Banking
4 18 (2.71%) General Ledger
5 10 (1.50%) Marketing
6 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.45%) Electronics
8 3 (0.45%) Legal
8 3 (0.45%) Local Government
9 2 (0.30%) Advertising
9 2 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 194 (29.17%) Developer
2 75 (11.28%) Analyst
3 74 (11.13%) Oracle Developer
4 71 (10.68%) DBA
5 60 (9.02%) Consultant
6 59 (8.87%) Architect
7 53 (7.97%) Oracle DBA
8 47 (7.07%) Java Developer
9 31 (4.66%) Administrator
10 30 (4.51%) Project Manager
11 26 (3.91%) Oracle Consultant
12 25 (3.76%) SQL Developer
13 22 (3.31%) PL/SQL Developer
14 21 (3.16%) Oracle Architect
15 19 (2.86%) Data Migration Lead
16 17 (2.56%) Oracle Project Manager
17 16 (2.41%) Designer
18 15 (2.26%) Oracle Forms Developer
19 13 (1.95%) Business Analyst
19 13 (1.95%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.17%) XML
2 57 (8.57%) SOAP
2 57 (8.57%) Web Services
3 49 (7.37%) Middleware
4 45 (6.77%) .NET
5 37 (5.56%) J2EE
6 36 (5.41%) Spring
7 35 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 28 (4.21%) JSON
9 25 (3.76%) Hibernate
10 24 (3.61%) REST
11 22 (3.31%) HTML
12 18 (2.71%) jQuery
13 17 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (2.41%) JMS
15 14 (2.11%) AngularJS
15 14 (2.11%) CSS
15 14 (2.11%) EJB
15 14 (2.11%) MDX
16 13 (1.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.36%) Mainframe
3 20 (3.01%) Clustering
4 19 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.50%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.05%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.90%) Oracle Licensing
11 5 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.75%) User Experience
12 4 (0.60%) Data Conversion
12 4 (0.60%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.60%) Replication
13 3 (0.45%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.45%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.45%) IVR
13 3 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 131 (19.70%) Linux
2 113 (16.99%) Unix
3 110 (16.54%) Windows
4 49 (7.37%) AIX
5 40 (6.02%) Solaris
6 33 (4.96%) HPUX
7 31 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.26%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (12.33%) Migration
3 73 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
4 58 (8.72%) SOA
5 57 (8.57%) ITIL
6 51 (7.67%) Change Management
7 49 (7.37%) Data Migration
8 43 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (6.47%) ETL
9 39 (5.86%) Open Source
9 39 (5.86%) Project Management
10 37 (5.56%) High Availability
11 34 (5.11%) Software Engineering
12 32 (4.81%) Data Management
13 31 (4.66%) Data Modelling
13 31 (4.66%) TDD
14 30 (4.51%) DevOps
15 29 (4.36%) OO
15 29 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (4.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (31.28%) SQL
2 124 (18.65%) Java
3 67 (10.08%) PL/SQL
4 44 (6.62%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.66%) Shell Script
6 29 (4.36%) C
6 29 (4.36%) C#
7 28 (4.21%) Python
8 24 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 23 (3.46%) Perl
10 18 (2.71%) COBOL
11 14 (2.11%) Ruby
12 10 (1.50%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.20%) VB
14 8 (1.20%) VB6
15 5 (0.75%) Jython
15 5 (0.75%) Scala
16 4 (0.60%) C++
16 4 (0.60%) CFML
Qualifications
1 151 (22.71%) Security Cleared
2 118 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.41%) ISEB
4 14 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (2.11%) Degree
5 9 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.75%) CISSP
8 3 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.30%) ACCA
9 2 (0.30%) CIMA
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.30%) PMP
9 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) OCP
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.21%) QA
2 11 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (1.65%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.50%) vSphere
6 8 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Docker
9 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.15%) Snort
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (1.80%) Data Guard
3 11 (1.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 11 (1.65%) Puppet
4 10 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 10 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 10 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (1.50%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.90%) SCOM
6 5 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.45%) Nessus
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (0.45%) WSUS
9 2 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 58 (8.72%) VMware
2 49 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.51%) IBM
4 28 (4.21%) Hyperion
5 26 (3.91%) SAP
6 23 (3.46%) Citrix
7 20 (3.01%) EMC
8 18 (2.71%) Red Hat
9 17 (2.56%) Sybase
10 16 (2.41%) Micro Focus
11 14 (2.11%) HP
12 13 (1.95%) Talend
13 11 (1.65%) Perforce
13 11 (1.65%) Siebel
13 11 (1.65%) Teradata
14 10 (1.50%) Informatica
15 6 (0.90%) Tableau
16 5 (0.75%) Ab Initio
16 5 (0.75%) hybris
16 5 (0.75%) SaltStack
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