Period
to 22 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 12 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 330 328 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.18% 8.55% 6.58%
As % of the Vendors category 17.21% 17.00% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 157 202
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £309 £272 £306
90th Percentile £588 £575 £543
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% +20.00% -35.06%
10th Percentile £31.15 £14.10 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.65 £58.75 £21.30
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year +54.94% -53.29% +71.75%

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 1,918 1,929 2,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.57% 50.26% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 888 1,281
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £247 £238
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 132 118
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.48% -10.00% -15.49%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.18
90th Percentile £35.80 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.72
% change year-on-year +12.90% -12.54% +5.12%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 +1 120 £450 +5.88% 113
Bracknell +3 63 £405 +6.30% 3
Newbury -14 32 £400 +2.56% 8
Slough -6 23 £425 -5.56% 3
Maidenhead -9 14 £463 +15.63% 4
Wokingham -1 6 £313 -3.85% 5
Windsor +1 1 - - 3
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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.

1 104 (31.52%) SQL
2 59 (17.88%) Oracle Database
3 58 (17.58%) Finance
3 58 (17.58%) Java
3 58 (17.58%) Linux
4 57 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (16.67%) Unix
5 55 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (15.45%) Migration
7 44 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 41 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (11.52%) Project Management
9 38 (11.52%) SC Cleared
10 35 (10.61%) PL/SQL
10 35 (10.61%) SAP
10 35 (10.61%) Microsoft
11 34 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (10.00%) Configuration Management
13 32 (9.70%) DevOps
14 30 (9.09%) Ansible
14 30 (9.09%) Telecoms
14 30 (9.09%) Windows
15 29 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (8.48%) ERP
16 28 (8.48%) Python
16 28 (8.48%) JIRA
16 28 (8.48%) Oracle Database 12c
17 27 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
17 27 (8.18%) Jenkins
17 27 (8.18%) Oracle Fusion

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 21 (6.36%) Confluence
2 19 (5.76%) WebLogic
3 14 (4.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (2.73%) Apache
4 9 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.12%) SAS
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.21%) Smallworld
7 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.61%) JBoss
10 1 (0.30%) CMS
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.91%) SPSS
4 2 (0.61%) Pipeline Pilot
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.24%) Sonata
3 11 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (2.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (2.73%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (2.12%) Primavera
6 6 (1.82%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (1.21%) HFM
8 4 (1.21%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (1.21%) Maximo
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.91%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle BRM
9 3 (0.91%) TIBCO iProcess
10 2 (0.61%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.82%) PaaS
3 5 (1.52%) IaaS
4 3 (0.91%) GitHub
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) Office 365
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.30%) Taleo
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) Firewall
2 4 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.21%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.91%) DNS
3 3 (0.91%) SAN
3 3 (0.91%) WAN
4 2 (0.61%) LAN
4 2 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.61%) SS7
4 2 (0.61%) VoIP
4 2 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.30%) 4G
5 1 (0.30%) FCoE
5 1 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.30%) H.323
5 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.30%) PBX
5 1 (0.30%) QSIG
5 1 (0.30%) SCCP
5 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.88%) Oracle Database
2 28 (8.48%) Oracle Database 12c
3 25 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 18 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.94%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.64%) MySQL
8 9 (2.73%) Power BI
9 8 (2.42%) DB2
9 8 (2.42%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.12%) Big Data
10 7 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.82%) MS Access
11 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (8.48%) JIRA
2 27 (8.18%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.55%) Ant
3 15 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.55%) Gradle
3 15 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 13 (3.94%) Cucumber
4 13 (3.94%) SoapUI
5 12 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.73%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.42%) Subversion
8 6 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.21%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.21%) JUnit
9 4 (1.21%) MSI
9 4 (1.21%) XMLSpy
10 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.91%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (17.58%) Finance
2 30 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.64%) German Language
3 12 (3.64%) Retail
4 8 (2.42%) French Language
4 8 (2.42%) Marketing
5 7 (2.12%) Billing
6 5 (1.52%) Digital Economy
7 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.61%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.30%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 59 (17.88%) Consultant
2 55 (16.67%) Developer
3 53 (16.06%) Analyst
4 28 (8.48%) Oracle Consultant
5 27 (8.18%) Architect
6 17 (5.15%) Oracle Specialist
7 15 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.24%) Java Developer
8 14 (4.24%) Oracle Analyst
9 13 (3.94%) Oracle Architect
9 13 (3.94%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.64%) DBA
10 12 (3.64%) Tester
11 11 (3.33%) Oracle Business Analyst
11 11 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (3.03%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
13 9 (2.73%) Designer
13 9 (2.73%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (2.73%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 20 (6.06%) REST
3 19 (5.76%) Middleware
4 15 (4.55%) XML
5 14 (4.24%) JSON
6 13 (3.94%) Web Services
7 11 (3.33%) .NET
7 11 (3.33%) Node.js
7 11 (3.33%) Spring
8 10 (3.03%) HTML
8 10 (3.03%) jQuery
9 9 (2.73%) CSS
10 7 (2.12%) CSS3
10 7 (2.12%) HTML5
11 6 (1.82%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.82%) SOAP
12 5 (1.52%) J2EE
12 5 (1.52%) STL
12 5 (1.52%) WSDL
12 5 (1.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.73%) Smart Meter
8 8 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.12%) Clustering
10 6 (1.82%) Replication
10 6 (1.82%) User Experience
11 5 (1.52%) Life Science
12 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.61%) CMDB
13 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.61%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.58%) Linux
2 55 (16.67%) Unix
3 30 (9.09%) Windows
4 9 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.21%) Solaris
5 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.21%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.61%) OpenVMS
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) HPUX
7 1 (0.30%) SUSE
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.45%) Migration
3 41 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (11.52%) Project Management
5 34 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 32 (9.70%) DevOps
8 29 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (8.48%) ERP
10 25 (7.58%) Data Migration
11 23 (6.97%) Data Analysis
12 21 (6.36%) Test Automation
13 19 (5.76%) ETL
14 18 (5.45%) Incident Management
14 18 (5.45%) Web Development
15 16 (4.85%) Data Modelling
15 16 (4.85%) ITIL
16 15 (4.55%) Test Scripting
17 14 (4.24%) SOA
17 14 (4.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 104 (31.52%) SQL
2 58 (17.58%) Java
3 35 (10.61%) PL/SQL
4 28 (8.48%) Python
5 26 (7.88%) PowerShell
6 22 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.85%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.24%) C
9 12 (3.64%) C#
10 8 (2.42%) C++
11 7 (2.12%) Perl
12 6 (1.82%) R
13 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.52%) PHP
14 3 (0.91%) Delphi
14 3 (0.91%) F#
14 3 (0.91%) Korn
15 2 (0.61%) Groovy
15 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.36%) Degree
4 7 (2.12%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.21%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.61%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) CCIE
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CISMP
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.30%) LPIC
9 1 (0.30%) OCA
9 1 (0.30%) OCP
9 1 (0.30%) RHCA
9 1 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.94%) SLA
2 7 (2.12%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.33%) Docker
2 8 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.52%) StorNext
4 4 (1.21%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.61%) Corosync
5 2 (0.61%) Gluster
5 2 (0.61%) NFS
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) HDFS
6 1 (0.30%) NDS
6 1 (0.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.30%) Samba
6 1 (0.30%) vCloud
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (9.09%) Ansible
2 20 (6.06%) Puppet
3 18 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.55%) Automic
4 15 (4.55%) Salt
5 10 (3.03%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.42%) HP ALM
7 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.52%) SCCM
7 5 (1.52%) SCOM
7 5 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.21%) BladeLogic
8 4 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.91%) PingFederate
9 3 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (10.61%) Microsoft
1 35 (10.61%) SAP
2 25 (7.58%) HP
3 12 (3.64%) FNZ
3 12 (3.64%) VMware
4 11 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.03%) Talend
5 10 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 9 (2.73%) Teradata
7 8 (2.42%) IBM
7 8 (2.42%) Vertica
8 6 (1.82%) Cisco
8 6 (1.82%) Informatica
8 6 (1.82%) Remedy
9 5 (1.52%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.52%) Veeam
10 4 (1.21%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.21%) Capita
11 3 (0.91%) Lumension
11 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow