Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 January 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 27 11
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 20 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.76% 2.12% 10.47%
As % of the Vendors category 23.53% 5.56% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 24
Chester median daily rate £369 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.27% +15.63% -1.54%
10th Percentile £308 £373 £311
90th Percentile £510 £488 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £470 £425
% change year-on-year -20.21% +10.59% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester.

All Vendors
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 85 90 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 50.00% 38.14% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 66
Chester median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £190 £207 £313
90th Percentile £463 £488 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £411
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.74% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 15
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.64% -19.77% +19.44%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.88 £13.59
90th Percentile £33.75 £20.88 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £15.59
% change year-on-year -23.53% +9.03% -9.61%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Chester

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Chester

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Chester over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Chester

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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 Chester region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 5 (25.00%) SAS
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) IBM
7 3 (15.00%) Toad
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (25.00%) SAS
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (10.00%) DataStage
4 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) DataStage Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Linux Scripter
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) DOM
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) ICEfaces
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (5.00%) JSF
2 1 (5.00%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Servlets
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) WSDL
2 1 (5.00%) XHTML
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (5.00%) RIA
2 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) BDD
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Kanban
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce