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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 357 273 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.69% 9.10% 9.13%
As % of the Vendors category 21.11% 21.43% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 93
Average daily rate
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£428 £397 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £547 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Average hourly rate £55.75 £38.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.88% -13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.45 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £96.00 £50.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
1691 1274 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.88% 42.48% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 642 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 88 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £35.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 174 £435 +24.28% 44
Cheshire +3 74 £425 -2.85% 23
Merseyside +6 43 £440 -4.34% 8
Lancashire -1 34 £450 +20.00% 10
Cumbria - 18 £441 - 7
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 262 (33.85%) SQL
2 218 (28.17%) Finance
3 205 (26.49%) Oracle Database
4 170 (21.96%) Oracle EBS
5 164 (21.19%) Java
6 144 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 131 (16.93%) Oracle EBS R12
8 130 (16.80%) Migration
9 129 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 117 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (13.57%) Windows
12 104 (13.44%) SC Cleared
13 102 (13.18%) SQL Server
14 100 (12.92%) Linux
15 94 (12.14%) UNIX
16 93 (12.02%) Microsoft
17 84 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
18 78 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
19 75 (9.69%) SAP
19 75 (9.69%) Citrix
20 74 (9.56%) SDLC
21 73 (9.43%) JavaScript
21 73 (9.43%) Web Services
21 73 (9.43%) Local Government
22 72 (9.30%) SOA
22 72 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
23 71 (9.17%) Middleware
24 69 (8.91%) ERP
24 69 (8.91%) XML
25 68 (8.79%) .NET

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.07%) WebSphere
2 34 (4.39%) Oracle Service Bus
3 33 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 33 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 33 (4.26%) Node.js
4 29 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (3.75%) JBoss
5 20 (2.58%) NetWeaver
6 18 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 18 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 17 (2.20%) IIS
8 15 (1.94%) SAS
9 11 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.78%) Apache
10 6 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (0.78%) AquaLogic
10 6 (0.78%) Confluence
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 5 (0.65%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 27 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.07%) MS Office
3 11 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.29%) MS Project
5 8 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 170 (21.96%) Oracle EBS
2 131 (16.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (5.17%) Oracle BPM
4 36 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
5 34 (4.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 32 (4.13%) Oracle Financials
7 29 (3.75%) Oracle Payables
8 22 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
9 17 (2.20%) Oracle HRMS
9 17 (2.20%) Oracle Payroll
10 14 (1.81%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (1.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 10 (1.29%) Oracle Cash Management
13 9 (1.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 9 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 9 (1.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 8 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
14 8 (1.03%) Oracle iProcurement
15 7 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
15 7 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.56%) IaaS
3 40 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.33%) Office 365
5 10 (1.29%) PaaS
6 4 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.39%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.26%) Internet
2 20 (2.58%) WAN
3 14 (1.81%) Wireless
4 13 (1.68%) Firewall
5 12 (1.55%) SAN
6 10 (1.29%) NAS
7 9 (1.16%) DMZ
7 9 (1.16%) HTTP
8 8 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.03%) MPLS
8 8 (1.03%) OSPF
8 8 (1.03%) BGP
8 8 (1.03%) EIGRP
8 8 (1.03%) VPLS
8 8 (1.03%) iSCSI
8 8 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (0.78%) AMQP
10 5 (0.65%) DNS
10 5 (0.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (26.49%) Oracle Database
2 102 (13.18%) SQL Server
3 84 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
4 78 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 56 (7.24%) Hadoop
7 55 (7.11%) MongoDB
7 55 (7.11%) Big Data
8 46 (5.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (4.91%) Oracle BI EE
10 36 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 35 (4.52%) Relational Database
12 29 (3.75%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (2.71%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (2.58%) Oracle ODI
15 16 (2.07%) DB2
16 15 (1.94%) QlikView
17 14 (1.81%) SAP HANA
18 13 (1.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (5.43%) Oracle Forms
2 27 (3.49%) JIRA
3 18 (2.33%) JUnit
4 17 (2.20%) Eclipse
5 13 (1.68%) Subversion
6 12 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.42%) Ant
8 10 (1.29%) ProC
8 10 (1.29%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.03%) Toad
10 8 (1.03%) Selenium
11 7 (0.90%) SoapUI
11 7 (0.90%) Git (software)
11 7 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.90%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.78%) Maven
12 6 (0.78%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 218 (28.17%) Finance
2 73 (9.43%) Local Government
3 43 (5.56%) Retail
4 40 (5.17%) Banking
5 20 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.33%) General Ledger
7 13 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.16%) Marketing
9 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.65%) Electronics
11 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) Billing
12 3 (0.39%) Advertising
12 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 204 (26.36%) Developer
2 160 (20.67%) Architect
3 118 (15.25%) Consultant
4 94 (12.14%) Analyst
5 91 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 73 (9.43%) Oracle Developer
7 62 (8.01%) Technical Architect
8 46 (5.94%) Functional Consultant
9 42 (5.43%) Java Developer
9 42 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (4.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 29 (3.75%) Project Manager
12 28 (3.62%) DBA
13 27 (3.49%) Data Analyst
14 26 (3.36%) Administrator
15 23 (2.97%) Digital Architect
16 22 (2.84%) Oracle DBA
16 22 (2.84%) Business Analyst
17 21 (2.71%) Digital Technical Architect
17 21 (2.71%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.43%) Web Services
2 71 (9.17%) Middleware
3 69 (8.91%) XML
4 68 (8.79%) .NET
5 50 (6.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 43 (5.56%) J2EE
7 38 (4.91%) Spring
8 34 (4.39%) AngularJS
9 33 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 32 (4.13%) SOAP
11 30 (3.88%) HTML
12 22 (2.84%) WSDL
13 21 (2.71%) JSON
14 19 (2.45%) JSP
15 17 (2.20%) JMS
15 17 (2.20%) XSLT
16 16 (2.07%) CSS
17 15 (1.94%) .NET Framework
18 14 (1.81%) ASP.NET
19 13 (1.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.68%) Visualisation
2 31 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.55%) Mainframe
5 12 (1.55%) Clustering
5 12 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.42%) User Experience
6 11 (1.42%) Life Science
7 9 (1.16%) Replication
7 9 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.03%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.03%) Celerra
8 8 (1.03%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.03%) EMC VNX
9 6 (0.78%) GIS
10 5 (0.65%) NHS
10 5 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.65%) DTV
10 5 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (13.57%) Windows
2 100 (12.92%) Linux
3 94 (12.14%) UNIX
4 36 (4.65%) Solaris
5 28 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.29%) AIX
11 9 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.16%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.03%) HPUX
13 6 (0.78%) Android
13 6 (0.78%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.26%) VMS
14 2 (0.26%) SUSE
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
15 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (16.80%) Migration
2 117 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (9.56%) SDLC
4 72 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (9.30%) SOA
5 69 (8.91%) ERP
6 66 (8.53%) Data Migration
7 50 (6.46%) CRM
8 46 (5.94%) Test Scripting
9 45 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (5.68%) ETL
11 41 (5.30%) Machine Learning
12 35 (4.52%) ITIL
12 35 (4.52%) Workflow
13 33 (4.26%) Software Engineering
14 31 (4.01%) Scrum
14 31 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (3.88%) Data Modelling
15 30 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
15 30 (3.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 262 (33.85%) SQL
2 164 (21.19%) Java
3 129 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 73 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 43 (5.56%) R
6 36 (4.65%) Python
7 24 (3.10%) Shell Script
8 20 (2.58%) VBA
9 17 (2.20%) C
10 13 (1.68%) C#
11 11 (1.42%) XQuery
12 10 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.16%) Perl
14 7 (0.90%) XPath
14 7 (0.90%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.78%) PHP
16 5 (0.65%) C++
16 5 (0.65%) VB
16 5 (0.65%) Scala
17 4 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 144 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 104 (13.44%) SC Cleared
3 26 (3.36%) Degree
4 15 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.55%) ISEB
6 8 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.65%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.26%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.13%) OCP
12 1 (0.13%) OCA
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.90%) QA
2 5 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) HL7
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 37 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.39%) Hyper-V
3 27 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (2.33%) Xen
6 16 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (1.42%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.03%) XenApp
8 8 (1.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (5.56%) StatsD
3 23 (2.97%) SCCM
4 17 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (1.42%) Puppet
7 8 (1.03%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.65%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (0.52%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.39%) SCOM
11 3 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.39%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
12 2 (0.26%) CA Endevor
13 1 (0.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 93 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.69%) SAP
2 75 (9.69%) Citrix
3 66 (8.53%) Teradata
4 47 (6.07%) VMware
5 42 (5.43%) Tableau
5 42 (5.43%) IBM
6 40 (5.17%) Apigee
6 40 (5.17%) Mashery
7 30 (3.88%) EMC
8 25 (3.23%) Business Objects
9 22 (2.84%) HP
9 22 (2.84%) Informatica
10 18 (2.33%) Lotus
11 17 (2.20%) Red Hat
11 17 (2.20%) Sybase
12 15 (1.94%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
14 10 (1.29%) Cisco
14 10 (1.29%) Hyperion
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £600 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Wilmslow
HFG
Rate: £600 - £660 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago