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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 4 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 18 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 16.82% 6.45% 18.46%
As % of the Vendors category 31.58% 14.63% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £395 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.80 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +12.93%
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
57 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 53.27% 44.09% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 25
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -34.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) PL/SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle Database
3 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (33.33%) .NET
6 11 (30.56%) C#
6 11 (30.56%) HTML
6 11 (30.56%) CSS
7 10 (27.78%) Classic ASP
7 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.78%) MVC
7 10 (27.78%) Umbraco
7 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 10 (27.78%) HTML5
7 10 (27.78%) CSS3
7 10 (27.78%) PhoneGap
7 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
8 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) Java
9 6 (16.67%) VBA
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.11%) ITIL
11 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 4 (11.11%) Data Mapping

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (27.78%) Umbraco
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) PowerExchange
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle Database
2 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.78%) IMS/DB
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.56%) ProC
4 1 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.78%) ERwin
General
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) VBA Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Business Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) E-Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) E-Business Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) CSS
2 11 (30.56%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) Classic ASP
3 10 (27.78%) HTML5
3 10 (27.78%) CSS3
3 10 (27.78%) PhoneGap
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) JSP
6 2 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) XML Messaging
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) MVC
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.11%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) PL/SQL
3 11 (30.56%) C#
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.67%) Java
5 6 (16.67%) VBA
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) JCL
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Informatica
2 2 (5.56%) webMethods
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Aquila
3 1 (2.78%) Syncsort
3 1 (2.78%) Baan
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) IBM