Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 6 months to 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 115 116
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 51 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.23% 1.24% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.10% 7.07% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 9
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £416 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% -12.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £363 £393
90th Percentile £638 £491 £608
South East median daily rate £463 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +32.22% -59.09%

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 630 693 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.22% 17.51% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 410 327
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +0.61%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £284
90th Percentile £599 £588 £557
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £401
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.24% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +315.79% -17.39%
10th Percentile £21.66 £11.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.88 £58.88 £47.80
South East median hourly rate £47.09 £40.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +17.71% +135.29% -26.09%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 16 £450 +5.88% 2
Newbury +3 8 £625 +52.44% 1
Wokingham 0 7 £400 -
Bracknell -15 4 £525 -
Slough -1 1 £400 -20.00%
Oracle Database
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (88.24%) SQL
3 25 (49.02%) PL/SQL
4 23 (45.10%) Windows
5 19 (37.25%) Unix
5 19 (37.25%) XML
6 17 (33.33%) Java
7 16 (31.37%) Linux
7 16 (31.37%) IBM
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) Middleware
9 14 (27.45%) Firewall
9 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
10 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
11 12 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (21.57%) SaaS
12 11 (21.57%) C
12 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
12 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
12 11 (21.57%) ProC
12 11 (21.57%) Shell Script
12 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
13 10 (19.61%) Citrix
13 10 (19.61%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (19.61%) QA
13 10 (19.61%) Data Protection

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (15.69%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.57%) SaaS
3 9 (17.65%) IaaS
3 9 (17.65%) PaaS
4 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (13.73%) IBM Blueworks
6 5 (9.80%) Apigee
6 5 (9.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.92%) Office 365
7 2 (3.92%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) Internet
3 5 (9.80%) NAS
3 5 (9.80%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) Power BI
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) Essbase
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) OLTP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) ProC
2 8 (15.69%) PVCS
3 7 (13.73%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.80%) Toad
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (7.84%) Subversion
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Architect
2 14 (27.45%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Integration Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.84%) DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Domain Architect
7 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Middleware Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Integration Architect
8 3 (5.88%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) XML
2 14 (27.45%) Middleware
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (15.69%) Web Services
4 8 (15.69%) XSD
5 7 (13.73%) JSON
5 7 (13.73%) Swagger
5 7 (13.73%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (13.73%) XSL
6 3 (5.88%) CSS
6 3 (5.88%) HTML
6 3 (5.88%) Spring
7 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 1 (1.96%) .NET
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.96%) REST
8 1 (1.96%) STL
8 1 (1.96%) WSDL
8 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Public Cloud
2 9 (17.65%) DataPower
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Licensing
5 5 (9.80%) Replication
6 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Unix
3 16 (31.37%) Linux
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
5 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (17.65%) AIX
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (15.69%) OpenVMS
8 4 (7.84%) Solaris
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
3 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 9 (17.65%) Network Design
3 9 (17.65%) SOA
4 8 (15.69%) ITIL
4 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (15.69%) Service Management
4 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
4 8 (15.69%) UML
5 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) EAI
5 7 (13.73%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.76%) ETL
6 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) PL/SQL
3 17 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) C
4 11 (21.57%) Shell Script
5 8 (15.69%) XQuery
6 7 (13.73%) XPath
7 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.84%) PHP
9 3 (5.88%) Python
10 1 (1.96%) C#
10 1 (1.96%) C++
10 1 (1.96%) Fortran
10 1 (1.96%) Java 8
10 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (17.65%) XenApp
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) IBM
3 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
5 10 (19.61%) Citrix
5 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
6 8 (15.69%) Google
7 4 (7.84%) VMware
8 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.96%) Informatica
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Tableau
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) Veritas
8 1 (1.96%) Vertica