The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 19 December 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 21 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 6 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.08% 4.17% 11.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.38% 14.29% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 16
Average daily rate
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£279 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.71% +23.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £346 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £394 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -25.66%
Oracle Database
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
39 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.05% 29.17% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 24
Average daily rate £300 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £280 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database across the Northern Ireland region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
County Antrim -6 5 £279 -24.71% 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FIXML
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Struts
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSD
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Actimize
4 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase