Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 69 86
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 19 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.43% 2.05% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.76% 8.33% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 21
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £305
90th Percentile £473 £525 £450
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -40.30%

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 281 360 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.21% 24.59% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 266 283
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £299
90th Percentile £625 £588 £537
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +109.52%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.90 £20.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £20.34 £34.85
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +66.67%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +7 5 £400 +6.67% 1
Warrington +12 3 £700 +143.48% 1
Knutsford -12 3 £280 -
Crewe -13 1 - -
Oracle Database
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (36.84%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
8 4 (21.05%) EMC
8 4 (21.05%) ISEB
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) MCSE
8 4 (21.05%) MCSA
8 4 (21.05%) VBScript
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) Time Management
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g

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 (5.26%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) DataStage
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) Ingres
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
1 4 (21.05%) JMeter
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Toad
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) MyEclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Database Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) DataStage Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Axis
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) DOM
3 1 (5.26%) EJB
3 1 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (5.26%) JPA
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) WSDL
3 1 (5.26%) XHTML
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) RIA
1 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Internal Audit
6 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
6 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) VB
3 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
3 4 (21.05%) VBScript
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) MCSA
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Perforce
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam