Period
to 17 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 December 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 78 98 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.30% 7.39% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 14.72% 17.41% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 68 52
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £272 £254 £264
90th Percentile £538 £525 £658
North West median daily rate £421 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 530 563 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.81% 42.46% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 388 397
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £225 £253
90th Percentile £550 £625 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.50 £24.75
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.19 £19.64
% change year-on-year +15.81% -17.58% +15.54%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Crewe +7 16 £350 -24.32%
Chester -10 11 £450 +16.13% 2
Knutsford -16 10 £400 +3.23% 3
Wilmslow 0 7 £375 +36.36%
Macclesfield -2 6 £375 -28.57% 1
Warrington -4 6 £350 -22.22% 4
Alderley Edge +1 2 £600 +50.00%
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 27 (34.62%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) Linux
3 22 (28.21%) Finance
3 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.36%) Unix
5 15 (19.23%) Java
5 15 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 14 (17.95%) ITIL
6 14 (17.95%) Migration
7 12 (15.38%) Windows
7 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 10 (12.82%) Hyperion
9 9 (11.54%) HTML
9 9 (11.54%) PHP
9 9 (11.54%) Web Services
9 9 (11.54%) Python
9 9 (11.54%) ERP
9 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.26%) ETL
10 8 (10.26%) XML
10 8 (10.26%) MySQL
10 8 (10.26%) C#
10 8 (10.26%) Project Management
10 8 (10.26%) Scrum
11 7 (8.97%) .NET
11 7 (8.97%) REST
11 7 (8.97%) Oracle ERP

Oracle
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 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.28%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.28%) JBoss
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.28%) CATIA
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.85%) HFM
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.28%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) GitHub
2 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.56%) Boomi
6 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.26%) MySQL
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.56%) Impala
7 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.56%) QlikView
8 1 (1.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) JMeter
3 2 (2.56%) JUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.56%) TestNG
4 1 (1.28%) ER Studio
4 1 (1.28%) ERwin
4 1 (1.28%) Gradle
4 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.41%) ERP Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) ERP Business Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) HTML
1 9 (11.54%) Web Services
2 8 (10.26%) XML
3 7 (8.97%) .NET
3 7 (8.97%) REST
4 6 (7.69%) Spring
5 5 (6.41%) Ajax
5 5 (6.41%) SOAP
6 4 (5.13%) Django
6 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.13%) JSON
6 4 (5.13%) Middleware
6 4 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (3.85%) ADO.NET
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.85%) EDI
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.56%) CSS
8 2 (2.56%) Java EE
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (5.13%) Taxonomies
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) PMI
4 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Linux
2 19 (24.36%) Unix
3 12 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (3.85%) Android
5 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) HPUX
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.95%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Migration
3 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 9 (11.54%) ERP
5 8 (10.26%) ETL
5 8 (10.26%) Project Management
5 8 (10.26%) Scrum
6 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.69%) SDLC
8 5 (6.41%) Service Management
8 5 (6.41%) Use Case
8 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.13%) Change Management
9 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) Java
2 15 (19.23%) PL/SQL
3 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) PHP
4 9 (11.54%) Python
5 8 (10.26%) C#
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
7 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
1 2 (2.56%) HND
1 2 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.28%) MCSA
2 1 (1.28%) MCSE
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.28%) OCP
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) GDPR
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.28%) Foglight
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.28%) Nagios
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Hyperion
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) SAP
3 5 (6.41%) Talend
4 3 (3.85%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.56%) Actuate
5 2 (2.56%) Cognos
5 2 (2.56%) Dell
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 2 (2.56%) Tableau
5 2 (2.56%) Teradata
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.28%) Imperva
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Snow
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec
6 1 (1.28%) Vertica