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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 6 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 13.73% 15.63% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 23.81% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
Oracle
Lancashire

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
42 63 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 41.18% 65.63% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 8
Average daily rate £450 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £294 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £16.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +35.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £20.50 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.21 £125.00 £21.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
3 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
4 10 (28.57%) SAP
5 9 (25.71%) ERP
5 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
5 9 (25.71%) Migration
5 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
6 8 (22.86%) Data Mapping
6 8 (22.86%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (22.86%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) JSP
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) ProC
7 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (17.14%) C
8 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (17.14%) Solaris
8 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) JBoss
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Baan
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) WebSphere

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) JBoss
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 3 (8.57%) MS Project
4 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP HCM
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.86%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) ProC
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Data Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) VBA Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) JSP
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) XSL
2 1 (2.86%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Solaris
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ERP
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
1 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Data Mapping
3 4 (11.43%) SDLC
3 4 (11.43%) ETL Development
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Data Management
3 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.43%) ETL
4 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) C
6 3 (8.57%) VBA
6 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.57%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) SAP
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Baan
3 4 (11.43%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.71%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) BT
5 1 (2.86%) Endeca
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
5 1 (2.86%) Talend
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM