Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 18 13
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 74 84 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.69% 7.19% 10.87%
As % of the Vendors category 14.12% 16.15% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 137
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% -10.53%
10th Percentile £317 £300 £316
90th Percentile £506 £531 £596
North West median daily rate £425 £417 £425
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £22.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.90% +30.15% -69.09%
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £41.88
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.69% -4.83%

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 524 520 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.31% 44.48% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 338 541
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £288
90th Percentile £545 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 31
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.15 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.51% -13.43% +3.92%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.19 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.50 £45.50 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +14.29%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Knutsford -15 12 £365 -8.75% 1
Warrington 0 11 - - 3
Chester -5 11 £400 +3.23% 3
Crewe -8 8 £356 +14.00% 2
Macclesfield -3 3 £525 +17.98% 1
Alderley Edge -2 1 £525 - 1
Winsford - 1 £450 -
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 34 (45.95%) SQL
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 23 (31.08%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (29.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (24.32%) PL/SQL
5 17 (22.97%) Linux
6 16 (21.62%) Migration
6 16 (21.62%) Data Migration
7 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
7 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
7 13 (17.57%) Unix
7 13 (17.57%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (16.22%) System Testing
9 11 (14.86%) Cash Management
9 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (14.86%) Java
9 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (14.86%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (14.86%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (14.86%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (13.51%) SDLC
10 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
11 9 (12.16%) Change Management
11 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (12.16%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
11 9 (12.16%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (12.16%) Relational Database

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 2 (2.70%) CMS
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (29.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (17.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (14.86%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (14.86%) Oracle Cash Management
4 11 (14.86%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (10.81%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (10.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 7 (9.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 6 (8.11%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (1.35%) HFM
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Taleo
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.70%) Office 365
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) FTP
1 1 (1.35%) SMS
1 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.46%) MySQL
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.41%) DataStage
5 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.05%) Essbase
6 3 (4.05%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.70%) EDRMS
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Maven
2 5 (6.76%) Gradle
3 4 (5.41%) Grunt
3 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (5.41%) Toad
4 3 (4.05%) ER Studio
4 3 (4.05%) JUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.70%) TestNG
6 1 (1.35%) Ant
6 1 (1.35%) Arquillian
6 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.35%) Hudson
6 1 (1.35%) JBehave
6 1 (1.35%) Mockito
6 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
2 7 (9.46%) General Ledger
3 4 (5.41%) Local Government
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Consultant
1 22 (29.73%) Developer
2 19 (25.68%) Oracle Consultant
3 17 (22.97%) Functional Consultant
4 16 (21.62%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Designer
10 2 (2.70%) Data Integration Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Integration Specialist
10 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (10.81%) Spring
3 7 (9.46%) Web Services
4 4 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.41%) Java EE
4 4 (5.41%) React
4 4 (5.41%) RESTful
5 3 (4.05%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) JSON
5 3 (4.05%) REST
5 3 (4.05%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.70%) .NET
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.70%) SOAP
6 2 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.76%) PMI
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) Life Science
4 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) Unix
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) HPUX
5 1 (1.35%) SUSE
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Data Migration
1 16 (21.62%) Migration
2 12 (16.22%) System Testing
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Cash Management
3 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.51%) Project Management
4 10 (13.51%) SDLC
5 9 (12.16%) Change Management
5 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Accounts Receivable
6 8 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
6 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.46%) ERP
7 7 (9.46%) ITIL
7 7 (9.46%) RUP
7 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) SQL
2 18 (24.32%) PL/SQL
3 11 (14.86%) Java
4 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.41%) Groovy
6 3 (4.05%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) C#
7 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.35%) Java 8
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) Tcl
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) GxP
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
1 4 (5.41%) etcd
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Consul
1 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.41%) Terraform
2 2 (2.70%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Hyperion
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) SAP
3 3 (4.05%) IBM
3 3 (4.05%) Tableau
4 2 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) Informatica
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.35%) TIBCO