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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 12 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 374 323 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.58% 8.65% 8.35%
As % of the Vendors category 21.05% 19.14% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 171 141
Median daily rate £425 £475 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +25.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £650 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £33.05 £18.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 £45.56 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -19.97%
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
1777 1688 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.53% 45.21% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 844 677
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £217 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 109 116
Median hourly rate £20.20 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.40% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -5 129 £423 -5.05% 48
Cheshire -3 107 £425 -19.04% 9
Merseyside +3 71 £406 -7.67% 6
Lancashire +6 54 £450 +12.50% 7
Cumbria -6 1 - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 274 (36.34%) SQL
2 257 (34.08%) Java
3 199 (26.39%) Linux
4 196 (25.99%) Finance
5 186 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (23.21%) Oracle Database
7 139 (18.44%) XML
8 135 (17.90%) PL/SQL
9 133 (17.64%) Migration
10 114 (15.12%) Security Cleared
11 106 (14.06%) JavaScript
12 101 (13.40%) IBM
13 100 (13.26%) Unix
14 99 (13.13%) Oracle EBS R12
15 95 (12.60%) Middleware
16 94 (12.47%) Oracle EBS
16 94 (12.47%) Windows
17 93 (12.33%) SOA
18 88 (11.67%) SC Cleared
19 87 (11.54%) Web Services
20 82 (10.88%) SQL Server
21 80 (10.61%) Banking
22 74 (9.81%) JBoss
22 74 (9.81%) ETL
23 73 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
24 69 (9.15%) SOAP
25 68 (9.02%) COBOL
26 67 (8.89%) Microsoft
26 67 (8.89%) Data Migration
27 65 (8.62%) HTML

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 74 (9.81%) JBoss
2 64 (8.49%) WebSphere
3 62 (8.22%) Apache
4 54 (7.16%) Tuxedo
5 51 (6.76%) WebLogic
6 50 (6.63%) Tomcat
7 34 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 23 (3.05%) Oracle Service Bus
9 19 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 16 (2.12%) IIS
10 16 (2.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 15 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
11 15 (1.99%) SAS
12 11 (1.46%) Node.js
13 10 (1.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 9 (1.19%) ATG Dynamo
14 9 (1.19%) CICS
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle UPK
15 8 (1.06%) iPlanet
16 7 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 34 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.59%) MS Office
3 11 (1.46%) MS Project
4 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Mingle
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 99 (13.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 94 (12.47%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (5.70%) Oracle Payables
4 23 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
5 22 (2.92%) Oracle ERP
6 16 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (1.46%) Oracle iProcurement
7 11 (1.46%) Oracle Payroll
8 9 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
10 7 (0.93%) SAP MDM
11 6 (0.80%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HCM
13 4 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (2.92%) IaaS
3 10 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (0.93%) Veeva
5 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.53%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.40%) GitHub
7 3 (0.40%) PaaS
7 3 (0.40%) Route 53
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.76%) HTTP
2 26 (3.45%) Internet
3 16 (2.12%) DNS
4 14 (1.86%) Firewall
5 13 (1.72%) SAN
5 13 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.59%) SSL
7 10 (1.33%) LDAP
8 8 (1.06%) SNMP
9 6 (0.80%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.80%) SMTP
10 5 (0.66%) FTP
10 5 (0.66%) WAN
11 4 (0.53%) DHCP
11 4 (0.53%) LAN
12 3 (0.40%) NAS
12 3 (0.40%) OpenVPN
12 3 (0.40%) WinSCP
13 2 (0.27%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (23.21%) Oracle Database
2 82 (10.88%) SQL Server
3 73 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
4 59 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 53 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (7.03%) Relational Database
6 48 (6.37%) MySQL
7 37 (4.91%) RDBMS
8 36 (4.77%) DB2
9 32 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
10 30 (3.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (2.25%) Hadoop
11 17 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.72%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.59%) DataStage
14 12 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
15 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (5.04%) JIRA
2 34 (4.51%) Oracle Forms
3 28 (3.71%) ERwin
4 26 (3.45%) Maven
4 26 (3.45%) Subversion
5 24 (3.18%) Jenkins
6 22 (2.92%) ClearCase
7 19 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (2.39%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.99%) Selenium
10 14 (1.86%) JUnit
11 13 (1.72%) Ant
12 11 (1.46%) Git (software)
12 11 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (1.33%) Introscope
14 8 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.93%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.93%) PeopleTools
15 7 (0.93%) SonarQube
16 6 (0.80%) Toad
General
1 196 (25.99%) Finance
2 80 (10.61%) Banking
3 38 (5.04%) Retail
4 12 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.19%) Local Government
7 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.27%) Advertising
8 2 (0.27%) Avionics
8 2 (0.27%) Back Office
8 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.27%) International Banking
8 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.27%) Military
9 1 (0.13%) Electronics
9 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.13%) Law
9 1 (0.13%) Marketing
9 1 (0.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 268 (35.54%) Developer
2 95 (12.60%) Analyst
2 95 (12.60%) Java Developer
3 92 (12.20%) Architect
4 80 (10.61%) Oracle Developer
5 70 (9.28%) Consultant
6 40 (5.31%) Oracle Consultant
7 34 (4.51%) Technical Architect
8 26 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 25 (3.32%) ETL Developer
10 24 (3.18%) Administrator
10 24 (3.18%) DBA
11 23 (3.05%) Project Manager
12 22 (2.92%) Business Analyst
12 22 (2.92%) E-Business Developer
12 22 (2.92%) Oracle DBA
13 21 (2.79%) Data Analyst
14 20 (2.65%) SQL Developer
15 17 (2.25%) Test Analyst
15 17 (2.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (18.44%) XML
2 95 (12.60%) Middleware
3 87 (11.54%) Web Services
4 69 (9.15%) SOAP
5 65 (8.62%) HTML
6 63 (8.36%) J2EE
7 57 (7.56%) REST
7 57 (7.56%) Spring
8 49 (6.50%) CSS
8 49 (6.50%) JDBC
9 46 (6.10%) .NET
10 41 (5.44%) JSON
11 37 (4.91%) Apache Camel
12 36 (4.77%) HTML5
13 29 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 29 (3.85%) JSP
14 27 (3.58%) ActiveMQ
14 27 (3.58%) XSLT
15 26 (3.45%) XSD
16 24 (3.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.91%) Mainframe
3 33 (4.38%) Clustering
4 23 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 15 (1.99%) Private Cloud
7 14 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.33%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (1.06%) PMI
10 7 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.93%) User Experience
10 7 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.80%) Replication
11 6 (0.80%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.80%) Social Media
11 6 (0.80%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.66%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.66%) IVR
12 5 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 199 (26.39%) Linux
2 100 (13.26%) Unix
3 94 (12.47%) Windows
4 50 (6.63%) AIX
5 49 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (4.77%) Solaris
7 23 (3.05%) VME
7 23 (3.05%) Windows Server
8 16 (2.12%) HPUX
9 12 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.53%) SUSE
13 4 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.27%) CentOS
15 1 (0.13%) OS/390
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (17.64%) Migration
3 93 (12.33%) SOA
4 74 (9.81%) ETL
5 67 (8.89%) Data Migration
6 63 (8.36%) Project Management
7 59 (7.82%) ERP
8 55 (7.29%) Data Modelling
9 51 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (6.37%) Waterfall
11 46 (6.10%) TDD
12 43 (5.70%) High Availability
13 42 (5.57%) Change Management
13 42 (5.57%) Configuration Management
13 42 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (4.91%) Open Source
14 37 (4.91%) Test Scripting
15 36 (4.77%) Scrum
16 32 (4.24%) E-business
16 32 (4.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 274 (36.34%) SQL
2 257 (34.08%) Java
3 135 (17.90%) PL/SQL
4 106 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 68 (9.02%) COBOL
6 62 (8.22%) Shell Script
7 47 (6.23%) C
8 45 (5.97%) C++
9 39 (5.17%) Bash Shell
10 38 (5.04%) Python
11 30 (3.98%) T-SQL
12 28 (3.71%) C#
13 15 (1.99%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.59%) VB
15 11 (1.46%) PHP
15 11 (1.46%) Ruby
16 10 (1.33%) Assembly Language
17 9 (1.19%) Perl
18 8 (1.06%) PeopleCode
18 8 (1.06%) SQR
Qualifications
1 114 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 88 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.92%) Degree
4 16 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (0.80%) MCSE
9 5 (0.66%) PMP
9 5 (0.66%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.40%) HND
11 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.40%) OCP
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.27%) ISEB
12 2 (0.27%) MCP
12 2 (0.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.79%) QA
2 16 (2.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (3.71%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.93%) Docker
5 7 (0.93%) vSphere
6 6 (0.80%) Xen
6 6 (0.80%) XenServer
7 3 (0.40%) Firmware
7 3 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.27%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.27%) Squid
8 2 (0.27%) vCloud
8 2 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) iptables
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) RACF
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (3.85%) Puppet
2 25 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.86%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.46%) Data Guard
6 10 (1.33%) CA Wily
7 8 (1.06%) StatsD
8 7 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.80%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.53%) WSUS
12 3 (0.40%) DameWare
12 3 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.40%) Nessus
12 3 (0.40%) Oozie
12 3 (0.40%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.27%) yum
Vendors
1 101 (13.40%) IBM
2 67 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 47 (6.23%) VMware
4 41 (5.44%) Red Hat
4 41 (5.44%) SAP
5 34 (4.51%) Micro Focus
6 29 (3.85%) Informatica
7 23 (3.05%) HP
8 22 (2.92%) PeopleSoft
9 21 (2.79%) Citrix
10 20 (2.65%) CA
11 16 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.99%) ATG
13 12 (1.59%) Siebel
13 12 (1.59%) Sun
14 11 (1.46%) SaltStack
15 10 (1.33%) EMC
15 10 (1.33%) Teradata
16 8 (1.06%) Talend
16 8 (1.06%) TIBCO
Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £451.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Intelletec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
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Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Rate: Unspecified Plus company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £125 - £170 per day
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Liverpool
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Wigan
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