Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 17 January 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 79 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 21 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.68% 0.92% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.55% 4.03% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 21
Cheshire median daily rate £328 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% -18.75% -5.33%
10th Percentile £236 £263 £305
90th Percentile £470 £411 £450
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year +1.23% +7.24% -43.28%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 278 298 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.29% 22.87% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 214 260
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +20.00% -32.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £13.12 £16.25
90th Percentile £27.00 £37.75 £18.75
North West median hourly rate £42.25 £32.26 £37.75
% change year-on-year +30.96% -14.54% +18.15%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Chester - 6 £345 -
Warrington +6 4 £700 +96.49% 4
Knutsford -11 3 £280 -17.04% 1
Crewe -22 1 - - 2
Oracle Database
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Unix
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (38.10%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) EMC
7 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) JMeter
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Time Management
8 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
8 4 (19.05%) VBScript
8 4 (19.05%) VB

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) DataStage
5 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.76%) Ingres
6 1 (4.76%) MaxDB
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) HP UFT
1 4 (19.05%) JMeter
2 3 (14.29%) Toad
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) MyEclipse
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) DBA
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) Ajax
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) ICEfaces
4 1 (4.76%) JPA
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) RichFaces
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Time Management
4 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) Internal Audit
5 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (19.05%) VB
4 4 (19.05%) VBScript
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) MCSA
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
7 1 (4.76%) Perforce
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter