Period
to 25 September 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 25 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.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 90 96 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.90% 7.72% 9.48%
As % of the Vendors category 15.63% 17.68% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 119
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £296 £307 £313
90th Percentile £511 £531 £608
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.94% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £22.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.90% - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 576 543 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.17% 43.68% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 359 544
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.19% +4.24%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £281
90th Percentile £538 £550 £558
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -12.52% -5.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.88 £10.95
90th Percentile £42.50 £38.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.33 £18.38
% change year-on-year +14.19% -16.60% +10.28%

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 25 September 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 25 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
Knutsford -7 17 £360 -18.18% 6
Crewe -5 15 £334 -27.84% 2
Chester -15 11 £450 +12.50% 4
Warrington +3 10 £350 -3.45% 1
Wilmslow -1 7 £375 +36.36%
Macclesfield -1 5 £325 -32.99% 1
Winsford 0 1 £450 -
Alderley Edge -3 1 £675 -
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 38 (42.22%) SQL
2 36 (40.00%) Finance
3 26 (28.89%) Linux
4 24 (26.67%) Unix
5 22 (24.44%) Java
6 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
7 17 (18.89%) PL/SQL
8 15 (16.67%) Windows
8 15 (16.67%) ITIL
8 15 (16.67%) Migration
9 14 (15.56%) Oracle EBS R12
10 13 (14.44%) Spring
10 13 (14.44%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (14.44%) Project Management
11 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
12 11 (12.22%) SDLC
12 11 (12.22%) MySQL
13 10 (11.11%) XML
13 10 (11.11%) ETL
13 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
14 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (10.00%) Web Services
14 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
14 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
15 8 (8.89%) PHP

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 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.33%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (3.33%) HFM
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.78%) GitHub
3 6 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 4 (4.44%) Taleo
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.33%) Office 365
6 2 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) LAN
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
2 1 (1.11%) SMS
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.22%) MySQL
3 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.44%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.22%) DataStage
8 2 (2.22%) EDRMS
8 2 (2.22%) Essbase
8 2 (2.22%) OLAP
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Gradle
2 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.56%) JUnit
2 5 (5.56%) Maven
3 4 (4.44%) Grunt
3 4 (4.44%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.44%) TestNG
4 3 (3.33%) Subversion
5 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.22%) ER Studio
5 2 (2.22%) JMeter
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.11%) Arquillian
6 1 (1.11%) ERwin
6 1 (1.11%) JBehave
6 1 (1.11%) Mockito
6 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Local Government
4 3 (3.33%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Developer
2 13 (14.44%) Consultant
3 12 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 10 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 9 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.78%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Architect
9 4 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) Spring
2 10 (11.11%) XML
3 9 (10.00%) Web Services
4 7 (7.78%) HTML
4 7 (7.78%) REST
5 6 (6.67%) .NET
5 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.67%) Java EE
6 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (5.56%) RESTful
6 5 (5.56%) SOAP
6 5 (5.56%) Spring Boot
7 4 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (4.44%) JSON
7 4 (4.44%) Middleware
7 4 (4.44%) React
7 4 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (3.33%) EDI
9 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.56%) PMI
2 4 (4.44%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) NHS
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Linux
2 24 (26.67%) Unix
3 15 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (1.11%) AIX
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) HPUX
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) Migration
3 13 (14.44%) Project Management
4 11 (12.22%) SDLC
5 10 (11.11%) ETL
5 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.89%) Change Management
7 8 (8.89%) ERP
7 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.78%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.78%) RUP
9 6 (6.67%) Cash Management
9 6 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.67%) Scrum
9 6 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) SQL
2 22 (24.44%) Java
3 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.89%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.89%) PHP
4 8 (8.89%) Python
5 7 (7.78%) C#
6 6 (6.67%) Perl
7 4 (4.44%) Groovy
8 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) Java 8
9 1 (1.11%) Tcl
9 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.11%) VB
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) VBScript
9 1 (1.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 4 (4.44%) HND
4 2 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) OCP
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) PMO
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) GxP
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (4.44%) etcd
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Terraform
2 4 (4.44%) Consul
2 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.11%) Foglight
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Hyperion
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) Talend
4 3 (3.33%) IBM
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Tableau
5 2 (2.22%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.22%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Informatica
5 2 (2.22%) Splunk
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.11%) Imperva
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) Snow
6 1 (1.11%) Vertica