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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 5 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 21 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 18.26% 7.76% 12.00%
As % of the Vendors category 36.84% 14.75% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
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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
57 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 49.57% 52.59% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 12
Average daily rate £407 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.06 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.55% +0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £23.15 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (47.37%) PL/SQL
3 18 (47.37%) Oracle Database
4 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) .NET
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
5 11 (28.95%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) Classic ASP
6 10 (26.32%) C#
6 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 10 (26.32%) MVC
6 10 (26.32%) HTML5
6 10 (26.32%) CSS3
6 10 (26.32%) PhoneGap
6 10 (26.32%) Umbraco
6 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (18.42%) Data Mapping
7 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) ERP
9 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
9 5 (13.16%) Java
9 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
10 4 (10.53%) Degree
10 4 (10.53%) VBA
10 4 (10.53%) SAP

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (26.32%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) PowerExchange
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle Database
3 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.63%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) ProC
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) VBA Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos BI Developer
6 1 (2.63%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
1 11 (28.95%) CSS
2 10 (26.32%) Classic ASP
2 10 (26.32%) HTML5
2 10 (26.32%) CSS3
2 10 (26.32%) PhoneGap
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) JSP
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) XSL
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) HPUX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) MVC
2 7 (18.42%) Data Mapping
3 6 (15.79%) ERP
4 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
6 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) Time Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
8 1 (2.63%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (2.63%) Validation
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) PL/SQL
3 10 (26.32%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) VBA
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) JCL
6 1 (2.63%) PL/1
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) SAP
1 4 (10.53%) Baan
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) webMethods
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) Aquila
4 1 (2.63%) Syncsort
4 1 (2.63%) VMware