The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 7 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 16 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 17.39% 6.12% 20.17%
As % of the Vendors category 23.53% 21.43% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 22
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£325 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 14 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 73.91% 28.57% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 59
Average daily rate £494 £320 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.29% -28.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £304 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.22 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Preston region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Preston region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 16 (55.17%) ETL
2 13 (44.83%) Data Modelling
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) ERwin
5 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL
6 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
6 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (27.59%) Informatica
6 8 (27.59%) Migration
6 8 (27.59%) Data Management
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) Data Migration
6 8 (27.59%) Metadata Management
6 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (24.14%) Talend
7 7 (24.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Data Structures
8 6 (20.69%) Validation
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
10 4 (13.79%) PowerCenter
10 4 (13.79%) Java

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) MQSeries
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (10.34%) Escenic
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle SCM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.45%) ResourceLink
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
5 4 (13.79%) PowerCenter
6 3 (10.34%) MySQL
6 3 (10.34%) Big Data
6 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) ERwin
2 7 (24.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Data Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Designer
4 6 (20.69%) Consultant
5 5 (17.24%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Informatica Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modeller
6 3 (10.34%) Java Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) EJB
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) Struts
1 3 (10.34%) XML
1 3 (10.34%) Java RMI
1 3 (10.34%) LAMP
1 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.34%) HTML5
1 3 (10.34%) CSS3
1 3 (10.34%) jQuery
1 3 (10.34%) Spring
1 3 (10.34%) JSF
1 3 (10.34%) Ajax
1 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ETL
2 13 (44.83%) Data Modelling
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) Data Management
3 8 (27.59%) Data Migration
3 8 (27.59%) Metadata Management
4 6 (20.69%) Validation
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) OOD
5 3 (10.34%) RUP
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) Scala
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
1 8 (27.59%) Informatica
2 7 (24.14%) Talend
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.45%) Pegasus