Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 60 66
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 11 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.80% 2.50% 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.75% 11.36% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 40
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% -26.58%
10th Percentile £321 £310 £225
90th Percentile £407 £493 £525
North West median daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -58.82% -1.16% -22.87%

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 293 273 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.37% 21.98% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 211 319
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -7.36% -37.03%
10th Percentile £12.40 £14.41 £15.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £39.50 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.63 £39.38
% change year-on-year -15.92% +5.71% -7.35%

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 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 21 July 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 -10 3 £350 -9.68%
Crewe - 2 £348 - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £375 - 2
Macclesfield +3 1 - -
Warrington -2 1 - -
Oracle Database
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
7 1 (9.09%) DataStage

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Integration
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) DataStage
4 1 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) SUSE
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Conflict Management
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GxP
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP ALM
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO