The table below looks at the statistics for TKPROF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TKPROF over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle TKPROF
UK
Rank 590 617 612
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing TKPROF 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.059% 0.009% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £313 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +39.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-34.21% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10126 11467 11655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.33% 22.42% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6827 7705 7533
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 209 160
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

TKPROF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TKPROF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

TKPROF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TKPROF within the UK.

TKPROF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TKPROF within the UK.

TKPROF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TKPROF within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 5 - -
Lancashire - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £313 -
Scotland - 1 £313 -

TKPROF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TKPROF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TKPROF.

1 11 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (54.55%) Toad
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (18.18%) ETL
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Sun
8 1 (9.09%) HP

TKPROF
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (9.09%) OLTP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DBA
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Database Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Database Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) ERD
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM