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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 12 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 314 262 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.69% 8.44% 10.60%
As % of the Vendors category 19.25% 19.55% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 137 121
Average daily rate
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£475 £376 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.49% -2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £541 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -6.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £18.39 £15.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.56 £72.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.97% +7.11%
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
1631 1340 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.14% 43.14% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 663 474
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 114 93
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.49 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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
Cheshire +13 111 £525 +39.90% 16
Manchester +1 108 £435 +8.75% 48
Lancashire +4 44 £400 +13.77% 13
Merseyside +6 36 £440 -4.34% 7
Cumbria - 9 £478 - 2
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 260 (34.90%) SQL
2 192 (25.77%) Finance
3 182 (24.43%) Oracle Database
4 172 (23.09%) Java
5 147 (19.73%) Security Cleared
6 142 (19.06%) Oracle EBS
7 129 (17.32%) PL/SQL
8 124 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
9 122 (16.38%) Windows
10 118 (15.84%) SQL Server
11 115 (15.44%) Oracle EBS R12
12 109 (14.63%) Linux
12 109 (14.63%) Migration
13 107 (14.36%) SC Cleared
14 105 (14.09%) UNIX
15 89 (11.95%) Microsoft
16 86 (11.54%) JavaScript
17 82 (11.01%) XML
18 74 (9.93%) .NET
19 72 (9.66%) SAP
20 71 (9.53%) ERP
21 68 (9.13%) Oracle Reports
21 68 (9.13%) SDLC
22 66 (8.86%) Web Services
22 66 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
23 64 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
24 63 (8.46%) Citrix
25 59 (7.92%) SOA
26 58 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
27 55 (7.38%) Local Government

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 33 (4.43%) Node.js
3 26 (3.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 26 (3.49%) JBoss
3 26 (3.49%) IIS
4 25 (3.36%) NetWeaver
5 24 (3.22%) WebLogic
5 24 (3.22%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.22%) Tomcat
5 24 (3.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (2.95%) Oracle Service Bus
7 15 (2.01%) SAS
8 8 (1.07%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (0.94%) IBM Notes
9 7 (0.94%) Confluence
10 6 (0.81%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.81%) Apache
11 5 (0.67%) iPlanet
Applications
1 24 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.74%) MS Office
3 12 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.61%) MS Project
4 7 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Windchill
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 142 (19.06%) Oracle EBS
2 115 (15.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (5.64%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (3.89%) Oracle Financials
5 23 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
6 22 (2.95%) Oracle General Ledger
7 19 (2.55%) Oracle HRMS
7 19 (2.55%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (2.01%) Oracle Payroll
9 13 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (1.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 11 (1.48%) SAP SRM
11 9 (1.21%) Oracle Retail
11 9 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
13 7 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
14 5 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
15 4 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.37%) IaaS
3 37 (4.97%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.34%) PaaS
5 6 (0.81%) Office 365
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.40%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.83%) Internet
2 17 (2.28%) HTTP
2 17 (2.28%) WAN
3 14 (1.88%) Firewall
4 13 (1.74%) SAN
5 12 (1.61%) Wireless
6 10 (1.34%) NAS
6 10 (1.34%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.21%) LDAP
7 9 (1.21%) DMZ
8 8 (1.07%) VPLS
8 8 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.07%) iSCSI
8 8 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (1.07%) BGP
8 8 (1.07%) EIGRP
8 8 (1.07%) MPLS
8 8 (1.07%) OSPF
9 7 (0.94%) AMQP
10 5 (0.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (24.43%) Oracle Database
2 118 (15.84%) SQL Server
3 68 (9.13%) Oracle Reports
4 66 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 54 (7.25%) MongoDB
7 52 (6.98%) Hadoop
8 51 (6.85%) Big Data
9 43 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 40 (5.37%) Relational Database
11 37 (4.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (4.70%) RDBMS
13 25 (3.36%) Oracle BI EE
14 23 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (2.55%) DB2
16 18 (2.42%) QlikView
17 16 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
17 16 (2.15%) MySQL
18 15 (2.01%) SAP HANA
19 14 (1.88%) Informix
Development Applications
1 37 (4.97%) Oracle Forms
2 30 (4.03%) JIRA
3 26 (3.49%) JUnit
4 23 (3.09%) Eclipse
5 18 (2.42%) Ant
6 16 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (2.01%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.88%) Selenium
8 14 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.88%) Subversion
9 13 (1.74%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.74%) Maven
10 11 (1.48%) Toad
11 8 (1.07%) Mockito
12 7 (0.94%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.94%) Gradle
12 7 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.94%) Git (software)
12 7 (0.94%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 192 (25.77%) Finance
2 55 (7.38%) Local Government
3 41 (5.50%) Retail
4 40 (5.37%) Banking
5 19 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.34%) Marketing
8 9 (1.21%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.67%) Electronics
11 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Back Office
12 3 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Military
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 211 (28.32%) Developer
2 139 (18.66%) Architect
3 97 (13.02%) Consultant
4 88 (11.81%) Analyst
5 73 (9.80%) Oracle Consultant
6 67 (8.99%) Oracle Developer
7 62 (8.32%) Technical Architect
8 56 (7.52%) Java Developer
9 35 (4.70%) Functional Consultant
10 30 (4.03%) DBA
11 29 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (3.49%) Data Analyst
13 25 (3.36%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.36%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 24 (3.22%) Oracle DBA
15 23 (3.09%) Digital Architect
15 23 (3.09%) Business Analyst
15 23 (3.09%) Administrator
16 21 (2.82%) Digital Technical Architect
17 19 (2.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (11.01%) XML
2 74 (9.93%) .NET
3 66 (8.86%) Web Services
4 52 (6.98%) Middleware
5 51 (6.85%) J2EE
6 48 (6.44%) Spring
7 47 (6.31%) HTML
8 38 (5.10%) AngularJS
9 35 (4.70%) Oracle Fusion
10 33 (4.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (3.76%) SOAP
12 27 (3.62%) CSS
13 20 (2.68%) WSDL
14 18 (2.42%) RESTful
15 17 (2.28%) ASP.NET
15 17 (2.28%) JSP
16 16 (2.15%) JSON
16 16 (2.15%) Servlets
17 15 (2.01%) JMS
17 15 (2.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.97%) Visualisation
3 23 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.01%) Clustering
4 15 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 13 (1.74%) User Experience
6 12 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.48%) Reference Data
7 11 (1.48%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.34%) Life Science
8 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.21%) Replication
9 9 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.07%) Celerra
11 7 (0.94%) GIS
12 6 (0.81%) NHS
12 6 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.67%) DTV
13 5 (0.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 122 (16.38%) Windows
2 109 (14.63%) Linux
3 105 (14.09%) UNIX
4 31 (4.16%) Solaris
4 31 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.15%) AIX
9 9 (1.21%) HPUX
9 9 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.07%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.94%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.67%) VMS
13 4 (0.54%) Android
13 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.27%) SUSE
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (14.63%) Migration
3 71 (9.53%) ERP
4 68 (9.13%) SDLC
5 64 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (7.92%) SOA
7 53 (7.11%) Data Migration
8 44 (5.91%) CRM
9 41 (5.50%) Test Scripting
10 40 (5.37%) Software Engineering
11 38 (5.10%) Machine Learning
11 38 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (4.97%) Scrum
13 34 (4.56%) ITIL
14 33 (4.43%) Data Modelling
15 32 (4.30%) ETL
16 29 (3.89%) Service Delivery
17 28 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (3.76%) Workflow
18 27 (3.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 260 (34.90%) SQL
2 172 (23.09%) Java
3 129 (17.32%) PL/SQL
4 86 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 40 (5.37%) R
6 32 (4.30%) Python
7 24 (3.22%) Shell Script
8 21 (2.82%) VBA
9 20 (2.68%) C#
10 14 (1.88%) C
11 10 (1.34%) Perl
12 9 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.07%) XPath
13 8 (1.07%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.94%) PHP
15 5 (0.67%) C++
15 5 (0.67%) PL/1
15 5 (0.67%) JCL
16 4 (0.54%) Ruby
16 4 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 147 (19.73%) Security Cleared
2 107 (14.36%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.36%) Degree
4 16 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.07%) ISEB
7 6 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.54%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.27%) PMP
11 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CISSP
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.74%) QA
2 7 (0.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) FINREP
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.36%) Hyper-V
3 22 (2.95%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.48%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.07%) XenApp
6 8 (1.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 8 (1.07%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.81%) Xen
9 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.27%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (5.37%) StatsD
3 16 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (1.61%) SCCM
5 12 (1.61%) Puppet
6 9 (1.21%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.94%) TIBCO Hawk
8 6 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.67%) CA Endevor
10 4 (0.54%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.54%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.40%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.27%) SCOM
12 2 (0.27%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.66%) SAP
3 63 (8.46%) Citrix
4 47 (6.31%) Teradata
5 44 (5.91%) IBM
5 44 (5.91%) VMware
6 39 (5.23%) Tableau
7 37 (4.97%) Apigee
7 37 (4.97%) Mashery
8 27 (3.62%) HP
9 26 (3.49%) Red Hat
9 26 (3.49%) Business Objects
10 24 (3.22%) Informatica
11 18 (2.42%) TIBCO
12 17 (2.28%) EMC
12 17 (2.28%) Sybase
13 12 (1.61%) Cisco
14 9 (1.21%) CA
15 8 (1.07%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.07%) CheckPoint
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