Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 +24
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.92% 2.24% 2.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.24% 11.24% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 37
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +0.72% -13.18%
10th Percentile £266 £243 £225
90th Percentile £530 £465 £525
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year -58.82% +4.29% +1.88%

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 283 249 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.77% 19.90% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 185 316
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% -4.32%
10th Percentile £272 £280 £257
90th Percentile £538 £547 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.75 £25.50 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +71.60% -54.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £14.19 £12.90
90th Percentile £31.75 £28.50 £19.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.13 £29.01
% change year-on-year -14.89% +41.75% -21.59%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Wilmslow - 4 £375 - 1
Crewe -17 3 £270 -
Chester -13 1 £350 -16.42%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Oracle Database
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) EDI
5 3 (25.00%) FTP
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (25.00%) GitHub
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) JMeter
7 1 (8.33%) GxP
7 1 (8.33%) SLA
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) ISEB

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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JMeter
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) EDI
2 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GxP
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow