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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 342 257 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.75% 8.69% 8.36%
As % of the Vendors category 23.12% 19.43% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 123 147
Average daily rate
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£370 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.15% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
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
1479 1323 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.51% 44.73% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 589 738
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 105 125
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +33.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +8 139 £338 -6.25% 53
Cheshire -2 71 £425 +18.05% 29
Lancashire +10 60 £375 +7.14% 5
Merseyside +1 31 £331 -22.05% 7
Cumbria +2 14 £435 +1.63% 1
Oracle
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 235 (38.40%) SQL
2 174 (28.43%) Finance
3 153 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 111 (18.14%) SQL Server
5 98 (16.01%) Security Cleared
6 96 (15.69%) Web Services
7 95 (15.52%) Java
7 95 (15.52%) PL/SQL
8 92 (15.03%) Migration
9 82 (13.40%) SC Cleared
10 76 (12.42%) UNIX
10 76 (12.42%) Windows
11 75 (12.25%) Microsoft
12 73 (11.93%) ETL
13 72 (11.76%) Data Modelling
14 70 (11.44%) Oracle EBS
15 64 (10.46%) Oracle EBS R12
16 63 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
17 62 (10.13%) Retail
18 60 (9.80%) XML
19 59 (9.64%) Linux
19 59 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (9.48%) Middleware
21 56 (9.15%) Oracle Database 11g
22 53 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
23 51 (8.33%) SOA
24 50 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
25 48 (7.84%) Informatica
26 46 (7.52%) CRM
26 46 (7.52%) .NET

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 24 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 24 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (3.59%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.10%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.61%) Apache
6 12 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (1.80%) CMS
8 7 (1.14%) WebLogic Integration
9 6 (0.98%) MQSeries
9 6 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (0.82%) Escenic
10 5 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.82%) SAS
10 5 (0.82%) AquaLogic
11 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.49%) iPlanet
Applications
1 27 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.31%) MS Project
2 8 (1.31%) MS Office
3 6 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 70 (11.44%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (10.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (3.59%) Oracle Retail
4 20 (3.27%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (2.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 14 (2.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 14 (2.29%) Oracle Payroll
7 13 (2.12%) Oracle Financials
8 12 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (1.80%) Oracle 11i
10 9 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
12 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
13 5 (0.82%) Agresso
13 5 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (0.82%) SAP PM
14 4 (0.65%) ResourceLink
15 3 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.49%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) Taleo
3 1 (0.16%) IaaS
3 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.78%) WAN
2 14 (2.29%) Firewall
2 14 (2.29%) FTP
3 9 (1.47%) HTTP
3 9 (1.47%) LAN
4 8 (1.31%) LDAP
5 7 (1.14%) DNS
6 5 (0.82%) SAN
7 4 (0.65%) Internet
7 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.49%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.49%) NAS
9 2 (0.33%) Intranet
9 2 (0.33%) SSL
9 2 (0.33%) VPN
10 1 (0.16%) Network Security
10 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.16%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.16%) DHCP
10 1 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 111 (18.14%) SQL Server
3 63 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (9.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 45 (7.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 41 (6.70%) Oracle Reports
7 40 (6.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 38 (6.21%) Relational Database
9 31 (5.07%) PowerCenter
9 31 (5.07%) RDBMS
10 26 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (3.27%) DB2
12 18 (2.94%) MS Access
13 15 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (2.29%) MySQL
15 13 (2.12%) Oracle ODI
16 11 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 7 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 34 (5.56%) Subversion
2 31 (5.07%) ERwin
3 20 (3.27%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (2.29%) Toad
5 14 (2.29%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.47%) Rational Rose
7 7 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.14%) NetBeans
8 5 (0.82%) JIRA
8 5 (0.82%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.65%) Selenium
10 3 (0.49%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.49%) Ant
10 3 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.33%) Introscope
11 2 (0.33%) ProC
General
1 174 (28.43%) Finance
2 62 (10.13%) Retail
3 24 (3.92%) Banking
4 16 (2.61%) Local Government
4 16 (2.61%) Back Office
5 14 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.12%) Advertising
7 12 (1.96%) Marketing
7 12 (1.96%) Front Office
8 7 (1.14%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.49%) Billing
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 192 (31.37%) Developer
2 82 (13.40%) Architect
3 80 (13.07%) Analyst
4 72 (11.76%) Consultant
5 52 (8.50%) Oracle Developer
6 45 (7.35%) Oracle Consultant
7 38 (6.21%) Java Developer
8 30 (4.90%) Project Manager
9 29 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (4.41%) DBA
11 23 (3.76%) Payroll Consultant
12 22 (3.59%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
13 21 (3.43%) Designer
14 20 (3.27%) Data Analyst
15 19 (3.10%) PHP Developer
16 18 (2.94%) Technical Architect
17 17 (2.78%) .NET Developer
18 16 (2.61%) Administrator
19 15 (2.45%) Business Analyst
20 14 (2.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.69%) Web Services
2 60 (9.80%) XML
3 58 (9.48%) Middleware
4 46 (7.52%) .NET
5 39 (6.37%) jQuery
6 38 (6.21%) HTML
6 38 (6.21%) Spring
7 29 (4.74%) Oracle Fusion
8 26 (4.25%) EJB
9 23 (3.76%) LAMP
10 22 (3.59%) JSF
11 21 (3.43%) WebCenter
11 21 (3.43%) J2EE
12 20 (3.27%) XSLT
12 20 (3.27%) Hibernate
13 18 (2.94%) CSS
13 18 (2.94%) XSD
14 16 (2.61%) Java EE
14 16 (2.61%) ASP.NET
15 15 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 24 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.76%) Data Integration
5 17 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.29%) Reference Data
7 13 (2.12%) Derivative
8 12 (1.96%) Data Extraction
9 10 (1.63%) Open Source
10 9 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
10 9 (1.47%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.14%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.98%) Replication
12 6 (0.98%) NHS
12 6 (0.98%) Firmware
13 5 (0.82%) RMADS
13 5 (0.82%) PMI
13 5 (0.82%) Clustering
13 5 (0.82%) PKI
14 4 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (12.42%) UNIX
1 76 (12.42%) Windows
2 59 (9.64%) Linux
3 25 (4.08%) Solaris
4 16 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.29%) AIX
6 13 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.12%) HPUX
7 11 (1.80%) SUSE
8 9 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.98%) Android
11 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.49%) CentOS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) VMS
13 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (15.03%) Migration
2 73 (11.93%) ETL
3 72 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 53 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (8.33%) SOA
6 50 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (7.52%) CRM
8 45 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (6.54%) Data Migration
10 35 (5.72%) Data Architecture
11 30 (4.90%) Data Analysis
12 29 (4.74%) OO
13 28 (4.58%) Business Analysis
14 27 (4.41%) Project Management
15 23 (3.76%) Software Engineering
15 23 (3.76%) E-Commerce
16 22 (3.59%) Dimensional Modelling
17 21 (3.43%) Mentoring
17 21 (3.43%) ERP
18 20 (3.27%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 235 (38.40%) SQL
2 95 (15.52%) Java
2 95 (15.52%) PL/SQL
3 36 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.07%) Shell Script
4 31 (5.07%) VB
5 29 (4.74%) C#
6 21 (3.43%) PHP
7 14 (2.29%) VB6
7 14 (2.29%) VBA
8 11 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.63%) Perl
10 8 (1.31%) Python
10 8 (1.31%) VBScript
11 7 (1.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 6 (0.98%) XQuery
12 6 (0.98%) Scala
13 5 (0.82%) Groovy
13 5 (0.82%) C
14 4 (0.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 98 (16.01%) Security Cleared
2 82 (13.40%) SC Cleared
3 41 (6.70%) Degree
4 17 (2.78%) ISEB
5 9 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.65%) PMP
9 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.49%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.33%) OCP
10 2 (0.33%) OCA
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.33%) MCSE
10 2 (0.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.96%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.33%) HL7
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.14%) XenApp
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.49%) RHEV
4 3 (0.49%) PowerHA
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) GPFS
6 1 (0.16%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 14 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.63%) Data Guard
3 9 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.98%) SCCM
5 4 (0.65%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.49%) OpenView
6 3 (0.49%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.33%) Foglight
7 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.33%) Puppet
7 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.33%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.33%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.16%) SCSM
8 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.84%) Informatica
3 46 (7.52%) SAP
4 42 (6.86%) Red Hat
5 34 (5.56%) IBM
6 32 (5.23%) VMware
7 30 (4.90%) HP
8 25 (4.08%) JBoss
9 22 (3.59%) CA
10 20 (3.27%) TIBCO
11 19 (3.10%) Business Objects
12 11 (1.80%) Siebel
12 11 (1.80%) Sage
13 10 (1.63%) Citrix
14 9 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (1.31%) EMC
16 7 (1.14%) Talend
16 7 (1.14%) NetApp
17 6 (0.98%) Sun
18 5 (0.82%) Sybase
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