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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 15.22% 17.07% 17.71%
As % of the Vendors category 30.43% 36.84% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 13
Median daily rate £485 £500 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +19.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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
46 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 50.00% 46.34% 57.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 34
Median daily rate £450 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £231 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £426 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £19.35 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.75 £41.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) PKI
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (24.00%) XML
7 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Rational Robot
8 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) WinForms
9 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) COBOL
9 3 (12.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) XSD
9 3 (12.00%) XSLT
9 3 (12.00%) VB
9 3 (12.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) Informatica
9 3 (12.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) ETL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) TKPROF
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (16.00%) Rational Robot
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Toad
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Local Government
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Database Architect
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (12.00%) WinForms
2 3 (12.00%) WPF
2 3 (12.00%) XSD
2 3 (12.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Change Data Capture
1 3 (12.00%) ETL
1 3 (12.00%) Migration
1 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.00%) SOLID
2 2 (8.00%) TDD
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) E-business
3 1 (4.00%) Logistics
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) COBOL
3 3 (12.00%) VB
3 3 (12.00%) VB6
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) SAP