Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 318 332 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.10% 8.31% 8.21%
As % of the Vendors category 16.91% 16.66% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 159 189
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £625 £605
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £418
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.79% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £25.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.08% +104.00% -50.98%
10th Percentile £45.00 £13.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £42.73 £12.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -1.41% +184.00% -56.99%

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 1,880 1,993 2,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.91% 49.89% 50.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 988 1,181
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 103 130
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +24.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.75 £34.03
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +8.92% -11.11%

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 18 October 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
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 18 October 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 +5 142 £450 +1.41% 19
Wokingham +7 31 £425 - 1
Slough +5 28 £275 -24.40% 5
Bracknell -19 27 £475 +5.56% 7
Newbury -23 11 £450 +14.29% 2
Maidenhead -9 7 £344 -11.29% 3
Thatcham - 1 £525 -
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 136 (42.77%) SQL
2 73 (22.96%) Oracle Database
3 71 (22.33%) Finance
4 69 (21.70%) PL/SQL
5 52 (16.35%) Unix
6 50 (15.72%) Java
7 49 (15.41%) Microsoft Excel
8 44 (13.84%) Microsoft
9 43 (13.52%) Security Cleared
10 40 (12.58%) Migration
11 38 (11.95%) XML
11 38 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (11.64%) SC Cleared
12 37 (11.64%) OpenVMS
13 35 (11.01%) Windows
14 34 (10.69%) Linux
15 30 (9.43%) SAP
16 29 (9.12%) C
16 29 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (9.12%) Project Management
16 29 (9.12%) Telecoms
17 28 (8.81%) Data Migration
18 27 (8.49%) Web Services
19 26 (8.18%) Oracle EBS
19 26 (8.18%) Degree
20 24 (7.55%) Firewall
20 24 (7.55%) C#
21 23 (7.23%) HP
22 22 (6.92%) PVCS
22 22 (6.92%) CMS

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 22 (6.92%) CMS
2 17 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (2.20%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.94%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.94%) PowerExchange
7 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.63%) Apache
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) Confluence
8 2 (0.63%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (15.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (8.18%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (6.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (5.97%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (5.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (2.83%) CSG Singleview
6 7 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (1.57%) Eloqua
7 5 (1.57%) HFM
7 5 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.94%) Sonata
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle BRM
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.72%) IaaS
2 12 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.57%) PaaS
5 4 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.26%) SaaS
5 4 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.26%) Taleo
6 3 (0.94%) GitHub
6 3 (0.94%) Office 365
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.31%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.55%) Firewall
2 16 (5.03%) SAN
3 11 (3.46%) DNS
4 7 (2.20%) Ethernet
4 7 (2.20%) Internet
4 7 (2.20%) MPLS
4 7 (2.20%) VoIP
4 7 (2.20%) Wireless
5 3 (0.94%) DHCP
5 3 (0.94%) FTP
5 3 (0.94%) LAN
5 3 (0.94%) NAS
5 3 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.94%) VPN
5 3 (0.94%) WAN
6 2 (0.63%) Intranet
6 2 (0.63%) ISDN
6 2 (0.63%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.96%) Oracle Database
2 19 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (5.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 17 (5.35%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (3.46%) DB2
6 9 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.83%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (2.20%) Essbase
7 7 (2.20%) MySQL
7 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.26%) Endeca
10 4 (1.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (6.92%) PVCS
2 19 (5.97%) ProC
3 13 (4.09%) Toad
4 9 (2.83%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.89%) JIRA
7 5 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.57%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.26%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.94%) Maven
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.94%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.63%) MSI
10 2 (0.63%) Selenium
10 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 71 (22.33%) Finance
2 29 (9.12%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.29%) Retail
4 12 (3.77%) Billing
5 8 (2.52%) Marketing
6 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.94%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (27.67%) Developer
2 55 (17.30%) Analyst
3 40 (12.58%) Consultant
4 39 (12.26%) Architect
5 29 (9.12%) Oracle Developer
6 26 (8.18%) Data Analyst
7 19 (5.97%) SQL Developer
8 17 (5.35%) PL/SQL Developer
9 16 (5.03%) Oracle Consultant
10 15 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (4.40%) DBA
12 12 (3.77%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.46%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.46%) Java Developer
13 11 (3.46%) Oracle Analyst
14 10 (3.14%) Business Analyst
14 10 (3.14%) Data Migration Analyst
14 10 (3.14%) Financial Analyst
14 10 (3.14%) OSS Engineer
14 10 (3.14%) OSS Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.95%) XML
2 27 (8.49%) Web Services
3 19 (5.97%) J2EE
4 18 (5.66%) .NET
5 14 (4.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 14 (4.40%) STL
6 13 (4.09%) REST
7 12 (3.77%) Spring
8 10 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (2.83%) SOAP
9 9 (2.83%) Spring Boot
10 8 (2.52%) HTML
10 8 (2.52%) Middleware
11 7 (2.20%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.20%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.20%) XSLT
12 5 (1.57%) EDI
13 4 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.03%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.77%) Replication
3 12 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.46%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.52%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.26%) Clustering
7 4 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.26%) Oracle Exalytics
7 4 (1.26%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (0.94%) User Experience
9 2 (0.63%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) NHS
9 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.35%) Unix
2 37 (11.64%) OpenVMS
3 35 (11.01%) Windows
4 34 (10.69%) Linux
5 10 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.83%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.52%) Solaris
8 4 (1.26%) AIX
9 3 (0.94%) CentOS
9 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.63%) MVS
10 2 (0.63%) VMS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.58%) Migration
2 38 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (9.12%) Project Management
4 28 (8.81%) Data Migration
5 22 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (6.60%) Workflow
7 20 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (5.97%) Data Analysis
8 19 (5.97%) Data Modelling
9 17 (5.35%) ERP
9 17 (5.35%) ETL
9 17 (5.35%) OO
9 17 (5.35%) SOA
10 15 (4.72%) Data Cleansing
11 14 (4.40%) Scrum
12 13 (4.09%) DevOps
13 12 (3.77%) Unit Testing
13 12 (3.77%) Use Case
14 11 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (42.77%) SQL
2 69 (21.70%) PL/SQL
3 50 (15.72%) Java
4 29 (9.12%) C
5 24 (7.55%) C#
6 17 (5.35%) C++
7 14 (4.40%) Python
8 13 (4.09%) Fortran
8 13 (4.09%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.77%) VBA
10 7 (2.20%) Groovy
10 7 (2.20%) Perl
10 7 (2.20%) VB
11 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.57%) PHP
13 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.94%) Delphi
15 2 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 43 (13.52%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.64%) SC Cleared
3 26 (8.18%) Degree
4 10 (3.14%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.83%) MOS
6 7 (2.20%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.89%) ISEB
8 5 (1.57%) CCNA
8 5 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.94%) CCIE
10 3 (0.94%) CCNP
10 3 (0.94%) MCSE
10 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.94%) PMP
11 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.31%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.60%) SLA
2 11 (3.46%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.89%) QA
4 5 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.31%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.83%) Docker
3 7 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.57%) KVM
5 4 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.94%) vSphere
7 2 (0.63%) NFS
7 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.14%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (2.20%) HP ALM
3 6 (1.89%) Ansible
4 4 (1.26%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.26%) SCCM
4 4 (1.26%) SCOM
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.63%) MOM
5 2 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.63%) Puppet
5 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.31%) Automic
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.43%) SAP
3 23 (7.23%) HP
4 17 (5.35%) VMware
5 13 (4.09%) Amdocs
5 13 (4.09%) Hyperion
6 12 (3.77%) Informatica
7 10 (3.14%) Cramer
7 10 (3.14%) IBM
8 9 (2.83%) Sun
9 8 (2.52%) Huawei
9 8 (2.52%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.20%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.89%) Citrix
12 5 (1.57%) Cisco
12 5 (1.57%) Tekelec
12 5 (1.57%) Workday
13 4 (1.26%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.26%) Sandvine
13 4 (1.26%) Splunk