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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 329 249 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.17% 8.66% 8.56%
As % of the Vendors category 21.98% 19.50% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 125 139
Average daily rate
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£370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 9
Average hourly rate £67.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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 1277 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.28% 44.42% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 580 718
Average daily rate £350 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 103 116
Average hourly rate £18.02 £20.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.92% +19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.15 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +5 121 £350 -2.77% 52
Cheshire +2 78 £425 +24.08% 25
Lancashire +8 60 £368 +13.07% 4
Merseyside 0 32 £331 -11.66% 10
Cumbria 0 14 £435 +1.63% 2
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 234 (38.87%) SQL
2 173 (28.74%) Finance
3 142 (23.59%) Oracle Database
4 104 (17.28%) SQL Server
5 93 (15.45%) Security Cleared
6 92 (15.28%) PL/SQL
6 92 (15.28%) Web Services
7 91 (15.12%) Java
8 90 (14.95%) Migration
9 79 (13.12%) UNIX
10 78 (12.96%) SC Cleared
11 77 (12.79%) Windows
11 77 (12.79%) Microsoft
12 76 (12.62%) Data Modelling
12 76 (12.62%) ETL
13 72 (11.96%) Oracle EBS
14 67 (11.13%) Linux
15 66 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
16 65 (10.80%) Oracle EBS R12
17 61 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (9.47%) Retail
19 56 (9.30%) XML
20 55 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
21 53 (8.80%) Informatica
21 53 (8.80%) Middleware
22 50 (8.31%) Oracle Database 11g
23 49 (8.14%) CRM
24 47 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
25 46 (7.64%) SOA
25 46 (7.64%) Business Intelligence

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 31 (5.15%) WebLogic
2 21 (3.49%) Tomcat
2 21 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 19 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.66%) Apache
6 12 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.50%) CMS
8 7 (1.16%) WebLogic Integration
8 7 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.16%) SAS
9 6 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.83%) AquaLogic
11 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.50%) iPlanet
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.50%) Escenic
12 3 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 25 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.33%) MS Project
2 8 (1.33%) MS Office
3 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 72 (11.96%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (10.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (3.99%) Oracle Retail
4 17 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (2.49%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 15 (2.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 14 (2.33%) Oracle Payroll
7 12 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (1.83%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
12 5 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.83%) Agresso
12 5 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
13 4 (0.66%) ResourceLink
14 3 (0.50%) SAP PM
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) Taleo
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.82%) WAN
2 13 (2.16%) Firewall
2 13 (2.16%) FTP
3 9 (1.50%) LAN
4 8 (1.33%) HTTP
5 7 (1.16%) DNS
5 7 (1.16%) LDAP
6 5 (0.83%) SAN
7 4 (0.66%) NAS
7 4 (0.66%) Internet
8 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.33%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.33%) VPN
9 2 (0.33%) DHCP
9 2 (0.33%) SSL
9 2 (0.33%) Intranet
10 1 (0.17%) SMTP
10 1 (0.17%) Network Security
10 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (23.59%) Oracle Database
2 104 (17.28%) SQL Server
3 66 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (8.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 46 (7.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 43 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 38 (6.31%) Relational Database
8 37 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 32 (5.32%) PowerCenter
10 31 (5.15%) RDBMS
11 27 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (3.32%) DB2
13 18 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (2.82%) MS Access
15 13 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
16 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.99%) MySQL
17 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
19 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (5.65%) Subversion
2 33 (5.48%) ERwin
3 20 (3.32%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (2.16%) Toad
6 12 (1.99%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.50%) Rational Rose
8 7 (1.16%) NetBeans
8 7 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.83%) JIRA
10 4 (0.66%) Selenium
10 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.66%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.50%) Ant
11 3 (0.50%) Zephyr
11 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 173 (28.74%) Finance
2 57 (9.47%) Retail
3 25 (4.15%) Banking
4 16 (2.66%) Back Office
4 16 (2.66%) Local Government
5 15 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.16%) Marketing
6 13 (2.16%) Advertising
7 12 (1.99%) Front Office
8 7 (1.16%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.83%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Billing
10 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) German Language
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 187 (31.06%) Developer
2 80 (13.29%) Analyst
3 77 (12.79%) Consultant
4 76 (12.62%) Architect
5 50 (8.31%) Oracle Developer
6 46 (7.64%) Oracle Consultant
7 35 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 30 (4.98%) Project Manager
9 26 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.65%) Designer
10 22 (3.65%) Payroll Consultant
11 21 (3.49%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
12 20 (3.32%) Data Analyst
12 20 (3.32%) PHP Developer
13 18 (2.99%) DBA
14 17 (2.82%) Technical Architect
15 15 (2.49%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.49%) Business Analyst
16 14 (2.33%) Oracle HR Consultant
17 13 (2.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (15.28%) Web Services
2 56 (9.30%) XML
3 53 (8.80%) Middleware
4 41 (6.81%) .NET
5 37 (6.15%) HTML
6 36 (5.98%) jQuery
7 34 (5.65%) Spring
8 26 (4.32%) EJB
9 25 (4.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 22 (3.65%) LAMP
11 21 (3.49%) XSLT
12 20 (3.32%) JSF
12 20 (3.32%) WebCenter
13 19 (3.16%) J2EE
14 17 (2.82%) Hibernate
14 17 (2.82%) XSD
15 15 (2.49%) Java EE
15 15 (2.49%) CSS
15 15 (2.49%) RabbitMQ
16 13 (2.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.48%) Mainframe
3 23 (3.82%) Data Integration
4 22 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.33%) Reference Data
7 13 (2.16%) Derivative
8 12 (1.99%) Data Extraction
9 11 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.83%) Open Source
10 9 (1.50%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.50%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.16%) NHS
11 7 (1.16%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.83%) Replication
12 5 (0.83%) PMI
12 5 (0.83%) RMADS
13 4 (0.66%) Statistics
13 4 (0.66%) PKI
13 4 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.12%) UNIX
2 77 (12.79%) Windows
3 67 (11.13%) Linux
4 24 (3.99%) Solaris
5 19 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.66%) AIX
7 15 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.16%) HPUX
9 11 (1.83%) SUSE
10 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.66%) Android
14 3 (0.50%) CentOS
15 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.17%) zOS
16 1 (0.17%) VMS
16 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (14.95%) Migration
2 76 (12.62%) Data Modelling
2 76 (12.62%) ETL
3 55 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (8.14%) CRM
5 47 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (7.64%) SOA
6 46 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (6.64%) Data Migration
8 35 (5.81%) Data Architecture
9 29 (4.82%) Data Analysis
9 29 (4.82%) Business Analysis
10 28 (4.65%) Project Management
11 27 (4.49%) OO
12 23 (3.82%) Software Engineering
13 22 (3.65%) Dimensional Modelling
13 22 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (3.49%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.49%) ERP
15 20 (3.32%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 234 (38.87%) SQL
2 92 (15.28%) PL/SQL
3 91 (15.12%) Java
4 34 (5.65%) Shell Script
5 33 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.15%) VB
7 25 (4.15%) C#
8 22 (3.65%) PHP
9 15 (2.49%) VBA
10 14 (2.33%) VB6
11 12 (1.99%) Perl
12 10 (1.66%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.33%) Python
13 8 (1.33%) VBScript
14 7 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 6 (1.00%) XQuery
16 5 (0.83%) ABAP
16 5 (0.83%) C
17 3 (0.50%) Groovy
17 3 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (15.45%) Security Cleared
2 78 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 41 (6.81%) Degree
4 17 (2.82%) ISEB
5 9 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.66%) PMP
9 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.33%) MCSE
10 2 (0.33%) HNC
10 2 (0.33%) HND
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) OCAJ
11 1 (0.17%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.16%) XenApp
4 6 (1.00%) Firmware
5 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.50%) RHEV
6 3 (0.50%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.33%) GPFS
7 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.50%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.33%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.83%) SCCM
5 4 (0.66%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.50%) Unicenter
6 3 (0.50%) OpenView
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.33%) Puppet
7 2 (0.33%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.33%) SAP Afaria
7 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.33%) Foglight
7 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.17%) Nessus
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 77 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.80%) Informatica
3 46 (7.64%) SAP
4 44 (7.31%) Red Hat
5 36 (5.98%) IBM
6 33 (5.48%) VMware
7 28 (4.65%) HP
8 23 (3.82%) JBoss
9 22 (3.65%) CA
10 21 (3.49%) Business Objects
11 20 (3.32%) TIBCO
12 13 (2.16%) Siebel
13 11 (1.83%) Sage
14 10 (1.66%) Citrix
15 9 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (1.33%) EMC
17 7 (1.16%) NetApp
17 7 (1.16%) Sybase
17 7 (1.16%) Talend
18 6 (1.00%) Sun
Cheshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £180.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £0 - £43 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago