Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 367 322 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.26% 8.39% 7.95%
As % of the Vendors category 19.23% 16.72% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 145 199
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £650 £591
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% +20.00% -50.98%
10th Percentile £45.00 £13.20 £12.20
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.25 £12.75
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% +32.00% -54.55%

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 1,908 1,926 2,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.12% 50.17% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 881 1,301
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.51%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £235
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +1.37% +4.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 116 118
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.20 £39.75 £27.33
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.41
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.24% -0.50%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +13 169 £450 - 93
Bracknell -7 41 £475 +8.57% 2
Wokingham +1 28 £425 +21.43% 3
Slough +5 24 £300 -17.53% 2
Newbury -21 18 £400 - 2
Maidenhead -1 16 £418 +42.13% 5
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 147 (40.05%) SQL
2 77 (20.98%) Oracle Database
3 72 (19.62%) Finance
3 72 (19.62%) Java
4 71 (19.35%) Unix
5 65 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (16.89%) Linux
7 56 (15.26%) PL/SQL
8 52 (14.17%) Security Cleared
9 48 (13.08%) Project Management
10 46 (12.53%) SC Cleared
11 45 (12.26%) Microsoft
12 43 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (11.17%) Degree
14 40 (10.90%) DevOps
15 39 (10.63%) SAP
16 38 (10.35%) Migration
17 37 (10.08%) XML
18 35 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
19 34 (9.26%) Windows
20 33 (8.99%) Telecoms
21 32 (8.72%) Configuration Management
22 31 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
22 31 (8.45%) Web Services
22 31 (8.45%) Ansible
23 30 (8.17%) C
24 29 (7.90%) OpenVMS
24 29 (7.90%) JIRA
24 29 (7.90%) Data Analysis

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 (5.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (5.72%) CMS
2 21 (5.72%) WebLogic
3 20 (5.45%) Confluence
4 9 (2.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.63%) Apache
5 6 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.82%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.82%) JBoss
7 3 (0.82%) PowerExchange
7 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (0.54%) SAS
8 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (7.08%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (4.09%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (3.54%) Sonata
5 9 (2.45%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (2.18%) Eloqua
6 8 (2.18%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (1.91%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (1.09%) HFM
9 4 (1.09%) Infor M3
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle BRM
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.82%) CSG Singleview
10 3 (0.82%) TIBCO iProcess
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.54%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.72%) IaaS
3 7 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.09%) SaaS
5 4 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.09%) Taleo
6 3 (0.82%) Office 365
6 3 (0.82%) PaaS
7 2 (0.54%) GitHub
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.99%) Firewall
2 10 (2.72%) DNS
3 9 (2.45%) SAN
4 7 (1.91%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.91%) MPLS
4 7 (1.91%) Wireless
5 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.36%) VoIP
6 3 (0.82%) Internet
6 3 (0.82%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.54%) FTP
7 2 (0.54%) Intranet
7 2 (0.54%) ISDN
7 2 (0.54%) NAS
7 2 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.54%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) HTTP
8 1 (0.27%) LAN
8 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (20.98%) Oracle Database
2 26 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 19 (5.18%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.09%) MySQL
8 14 (3.81%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.18%) DB2
11 8 (2.18%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (1.63%) Oracle Smart View
13 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.36%) Power BI
15 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
15 4 (1.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (7.90%) Jenkins
1 29 (7.90%) JIRA
2 21 (5.72%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.72%) PVCS
3 16 (4.36%) ProC
4 15 (4.09%) Cucumber
5 12 (3.27%) Ant
5 12 (3.27%) Gradle
5 12 (3.27%) MSBuild
6 11 (3.00%) SoapUI
6 11 (3.00%) Vagrant
7 10 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.72%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.72%) Toad
8 5 (1.36%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.36%) Maven
8 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.09%) JUnit
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (19.62%) Finance
2 33 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.09%) Retail
4 12 (3.27%) Marketing
5 11 (3.00%) German Language
6 8 (2.18%) Billing
7 7 (1.91%) French Language
8 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.36%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.82%) Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (20.44%) Developer
2 61 (16.62%) Analyst
3 56 (15.26%) Consultant
4 36 (9.81%) Architect
5 20 (5.45%) Oracle Consultant
6 18 (4.90%) SQL Developer
7 17 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
8 16 (4.36%) Data Analyst
8 16 (4.36%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.09%) PL/SQL Developer
10 14 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.27%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.27%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.27%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.00%) Oracle Analyst
13 10 (2.72%) DBA
13 10 (2.72%) Oracle Architect
13 10 (2.72%) OSS Engineer
13 10 (2.72%) OSS Support Engineer
14 9 (2.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.08%) XML
2 31 (8.45%) Web Services
3 19 (5.18%) J2EE
4 18 (4.90%) REST
5 17 (4.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (4.09%) .NET
7 14 (3.81%) Middleware
8 13 (3.54%) SOAP
8 13 (3.54%) Spring
8 13 (3.54%) STL
9 12 (3.27%) Node.js
10 9 (2.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 9 (2.45%) Spring Boot
11 8 (2.18%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.18%) JSON
12 6 (1.63%) XSD
13 5 (1.36%) EDI
13 5 (1.36%) WCF
14 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.72%) Replication
6 10 (2.72%) Smart Meter
7 8 (2.18%) Clustering
7 8 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle Exalytics
10 3 (0.82%) User Experience
11 2 (0.54%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.27%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.35%) Unix
2 62 (16.89%) Linux
3 34 (9.26%) Windows
4 29 (7.90%) OpenVMS
5 10 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.91%) Solaris
6 7 (1.91%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.09%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) AIX
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.54%) VMS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (13.08%) Project Management
3 43 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (10.90%) DevOps
5 38 (10.35%) Migration
6 32 (8.72%) Configuration Management
7 31 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (7.90%) Data Analysis
9 26 (7.08%) ERP
10 24 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (6.27%) Data Migration
12 22 (5.99%) SOA
13 21 (5.72%) Workflow
14 20 (5.45%) Data Modelling
15 19 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (4.63%) ETL
17 16 (4.36%) CRM
18 15 (4.09%) Data Management
18 15 (4.09%) Technical Architecture
19 14 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (40.05%) SQL
2 72 (19.62%) Java
3 56 (15.26%) PL/SQL
4 30 (8.17%) C
5 28 (7.63%) Python
6 24 (6.54%) C#
7 20 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.63%) JavaScript
9 16 (4.36%) C++
10 12 (3.27%) Fortran
11 8 (2.18%) VB
12 7 (1.91%) VBA
13 6 (1.63%) Groovy
13 6 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.09%) Perl
16 3 (0.82%) PHP
16 3 (0.82%) VBScript
17 2 (0.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 52 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 46 (12.53%) SC Cleared
3 41 (11.17%) Degree
4 10 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.45%) MOS
6 7 (1.91%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.63%) ISEB
7 6 (1.63%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.82%) PMP
11 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CCIE
12 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.27%) OCA
12 1 (0.27%) OCP
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.27%) SLA
2 10 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.36%) QA
5 2 (0.54%) GDPR
5 2 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (5.18%) Docker
2 9 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.36%) StorNext
5 2 (0.54%) Corosync
5 2 (0.54%) NFS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 31 (8.45%) Ansible
2 18 (4.90%) Puppet
3 14 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.27%) Automic
4 12 (3.27%) Salt
5 11 (3.00%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.18%) HP ALM
7 7 (1.91%) Amdocs OSS
8 6 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.09%) SCCM
10 4 (1.09%) SCOM
11 3 (0.82%) PingFederate
11 3 (0.82%) Terraform
12 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
12 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.54%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 45 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.63%) SAP
3 25 (6.81%) HP
4 16 (4.36%) IBM
5 13 (3.54%) FNZ
5 13 (3.54%) Hyperion
5 13 (3.54%) Informatica
6 12 (3.27%) TIBCO
7 11 (3.00%) VMware
8 9 (2.45%) Amdocs
8 9 (2.45%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.45%) Sun
9 8 (2.18%) Huawei
9 8 (2.18%) Talend
10 7 (1.91%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.91%) Cramer
11 6 (1.63%) Citrix
12 5 (1.36%) Siebel
12 5 (1.36%) Tekelec
13 4 (1.09%) Sandvine