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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 5 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle 16 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 18.82% 12.61% -
As % of the Vendors category 42.11% 24.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
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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
38 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 44.71% 52.25% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 10
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £295 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.13 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +5.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £23.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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
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 30 June 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
2 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (26.47%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
4 9 (26.47%) Data Mapping
5 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (23.53%) ERP
6 7 (20.59%) Solaris
6 7 (20.59%) JSP
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) ProC
6 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 6 (17.65%) C
7 6 (17.65%) SAP
7 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (14.71%) JBoss
8 5 (14.71%) Baan
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
9 4 (11.76%) Degree

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.94%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) ProC
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Data Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) VBA Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Transition Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Excel Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) JSP
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) CSS3
3 2 (5.88%) PhoneGap
3 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) XSL
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Data Mapping
2 8 (23.53%) ERP
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.76%) SDLC
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.94%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
3 9 (26.47%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) C
5 3 (8.82%) VBA
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Baan
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) Talend
4 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
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