Period
to 22 October 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 22 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 335 318 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.60% 8.09% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 16.77% 16.86% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 168 159
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £625
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +96.08% +104.00%
10th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £13.45
90th Percentile £82.50 £55.00 £42.73
South East median hourly rate £54.75 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +56.43% -1.41% +184.00%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,998 1,886 1,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 51.30% 48.00% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 917 990
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £221 £213 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 63 100
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.29% +14.75% +22.00%
10th Percentile £12.57 £11.17 £9.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £44.90 £39.78
South East median hourly rate £19.73 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +19.58% -4.35% +9.87%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Berkshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Berkshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Berkshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Berkshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in Berkshire

Oracle
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 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 -15 93 £463 +2.78% 19
Newbury +26 61 £478 +6.22% 4
Bracknell +8 25 £400 -15.79% 2
Wokingham -2 18 £400 -5.88% 3
Thatcham +1 9 £500 -4.76% 2
Maidenhead +11 7 £500 +45.45% 1
Slough -16 7 £463 +68.18% 5
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 168 (50.15%) SQL
2 105 (31.34%) Microsoft
3 90 (26.87%) Azure
4 83 (24.78%) Security Cleared
5 77 (22.99%) SC Cleared
6 74 (22.09%) PL/SQL
7 70 (20.90%) SQL Server
8 68 (20.30%) Java
9 62 (18.51%) XML
10 61 (18.21%) Windows
10 61 (18.21%) Migration
10 61 (18.21%) Oracle Database
11 54 (16.12%) Telecoms
12 52 (15.52%) ERP
13 51 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (11.94%) Oracle Fusion
16 40 (11.94%) Unix
17 39 (11.64%) Finance
18 38 (11.34%) Web Services
19 37 (11.04%) DevOps
19 37 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (10.75%) .NET
20 36 (10.75%) SaaS
21 35 (10.45%) Degree
21 35 (10.45%) Oracle EBS
22 32 (9.55%) Shell Script
22 32 (9.55%) Linux
22 32 (9.55%) PaaS

Oracle
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 24 (7.16%) WebLogic
2 23 (6.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (6.57%) CMS
4 13 (3.88%) Apache
5 10 (2.99%) Confluence
5 10 (2.99%) iPlanet
5 10 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.39%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.60%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.30%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (10.45%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (3.58%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (2.99%) BusinessWorks
3 10 (2.99%) CSG Singleview
3 10 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.99%) Sonata
4 9 (2.69%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (2.09%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (2.09%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (1.19%) Eloqua
8 4 (1.19%) NetSuite
8 4 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.90%) Primavera
9 3 (0.90%) SAP MDG
9 3 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 90 (26.87%) Azure
2 36 (10.75%) SaaS
3 32 (9.55%) PaaS
4 22 (6.57%) IaaS
5 16 (4.78%) Office 365
6 12 (3.58%) AWS
6 12 (3.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 10 (2.99%) IBM Blueworks
8 9 (2.69%) Apigee
8 9 (2.69%) GCP
8 9 (2.69%) GitHub
9 5 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.49%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.90%) Serverless
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.97%) DNS
2 17 (5.07%) SMTP
3 15 (4.48%) VPN
4 13 (3.88%) Firewall
4 13 (3.88%) Internet
5 12 (3.58%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (3.58%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.69%) NAS
6 9 (2.69%) SAN
7 8 (2.39%) DHCP
8 5 (1.49%) Intranet
9 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.60%) MPLS
10 1 (0.30%) 2G
10 1 (0.30%) 3G
10 1 (0.30%) FTP
10 1 (0.30%) HTTP
10 1 (0.30%) IPsec
10 1 (0.30%) SSH
10 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 61 (18.21%) Oracle Database
3 43 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (8.66%) Relational Database
5 24 (7.16%) Oracle Reports
5 24 (7.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 22 (6.57%) RDBMS
7 18 (5.37%) MongoDB
7 18 (5.37%) MySQL
8 17 (5.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (4.78%) DB2
9 16 (4.78%) SSDT
10 15 (4.48%) Oracle ODI
11 14 (4.18%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (3.58%) Essbase
12 12 (3.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 11 (3.28%) GIS
13 11 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (6.87%) PVCS
2 16 (4.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.78%) JIRA
3 15 (4.48%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.58%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 11 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (2.99%) Visual Studio Code
7 8 (2.39%) ProC
8 7 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.79%) MSTest
9 6 (1.79%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.79%) tSQLt
10 4 (1.19%) Ant
10 4 (1.19%) Maven
11 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.90%) JMeter
11 3 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (16.12%) Telecoms
2 39 (11.64%) Finance
3 14 (4.18%) Billing
4 11 (3.28%) Retail
5 7 (2.09%) Banking
6 6 (1.79%) Legal
6 6 (1.79%) Marketing
7 4 (1.19%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.90%) Automotive
8 3 (0.90%) French Language
8 3 (0.90%) German Language
9 2 (0.60%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 79 (23.58%) Architect
2 77 (22.99%) Developer
3 45 (13.43%) Consultant
4 33 (9.85%) Analyst
5 25 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (6.27%) DBA
7 20 (5.97%) Oracle Consultant
8 16 (4.78%) Integration Developer
8 16 (4.78%) Oracle Architect
9 15 (4.48%) Applications Architect
10 13 (3.88%) Administrator
11 12 (3.58%) Fortran Developer
11 12 (3.58%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (2.69%) Applications Developer
12 9 (2.69%) Azure Architect
12 9 (2.69%) Data Architect
12 9 (2.69%) Integration Architect
12 9 (2.69%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.39%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.39%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (18.51%) XML
2 40 (11.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 38 (11.34%) Web Services
4 36 (10.75%) .NET
5 27 (8.06%) JDBC
6 22 (6.57%) J2EE
7 21 (6.27%) JMS
8 19 (5.67%) Middleware
9 17 (5.07%) ODBC
10 16 (4.78%) STL
11 14 (4.18%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.58%) JSON
12 12 (3.58%) XSD
13 11 (3.28%) JSP
13 11 (3.28%) Swagger
14 10 (2.99%) Apache Commons
14 10 (2.99%) Servlets
14 10 (2.99%) TIBCO EMS
14 10 (2.99%) XSL
15 7 (2.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.58%) Data Structures
3 12 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.28%) Microsoft Licensing
4 11 (3.28%) Replication
5 8 (2.39%) Clustering
5 8 (2.39%) PKI
5 8 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.79%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.49%) iPad
9 4 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.60%) User Experience
12 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.21%) Windows
2 40 (11.94%) Unix
3 32 (9.55%) Linux
4 23 (6.87%) OpenVMS
5 20 (5.97%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.69%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.39%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.90%) VMS
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.21%) Migration
2 52 (15.52%) ERP
3 51 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (11.04%) DevOps
6 31 (9.25%) Project Management
7 28 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (8.36%) CRM
8 26 (7.76%) Project Delivery
9 25 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (6.87%) SOA
11 22 (6.57%) SDLC
12 21 (6.27%) Computer Science
13 20 (5.97%) ETL
14 19 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (5.37%) Data Migration
16 15 (4.48%) CAD
16 15 (4.48%) Unit Testing
16 15 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (4.18%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 168 (50.15%) SQL
2 74 (22.09%) PL/SQL
3 68 (20.30%) Java
4 32 (9.55%) Shell Script
5 31 (9.25%) C#
5 31 (9.25%) PowerShell
6 28 (8.36%) JavaScript
7 26 (7.76%) C
8 24 (7.16%) Python
9 18 (5.37%) C++
10 16 (4.78%) Fortran
11 15 (4.48%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.88%) XQuery
13 11 (3.28%) XPath
14 10 (2.99%) Groovy
14 10 (2.99%) PHP
15 8 (2.39%) Korn
15 8 (2.39%) VBScript
16 7 (2.09%) R
17 5 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (24.78%) Security Cleared
2 77 (22.99%) SC Cleared
3 35 (10.45%) Degree
4 17 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.39%) HNC
5 8 (2.39%) ISEB
5 8 (2.39%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.39%) MCSE
6 6 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.19%) ACCA
7 4 (1.19%) CIMA
8 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.90%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.90%) MCITP
9 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.60%) PMP
9 2 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.87%) QA
2 14 (4.18%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.09%) GDPR
5 6 (1.79%) SLA
6 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.60%) PMO
7 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.30%) NIST
System Software
1 17 (5.07%) Hyper-V
2 13 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.30%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 20 (5.97%) Amdocs OSS
2 13 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.99%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (2.69%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (2.39%) PingFederate
6 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.90%) Terraform
9 2 (0.60%) Ansible
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.60%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.60%) SCCM
9 2 (0.60%) SCOM
10 1 (0.30%) Nagios
10 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.30%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.30%) Puppet
10 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 105 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.66%) IBM
3 20 (5.97%) Cramer
4 16 (4.78%) SAP
5 13 (3.88%) TIBCO
5 13 (3.88%) VMware
6 12 (3.58%) Workday
7 11 (3.28%) Sun
8 10 (2.99%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.99%) HP
9 9 (2.69%) BMC
9 9 (2.69%) Google
10 8 (2.39%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.49%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.19%) Citrix
14 3 (0.90%) Ariba
14 3 (0.90%) Informatica
14 3 (0.90%) JDA
14 3 (0.90%) Red Hat