Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 November 2017 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
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 17.86% 15.79% 36.11%
As % of the Vendors category 29.41% 42.86% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Home Counties median daily rate - £650 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.84% +26.67%
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +156.00% -66.67% +56.25%

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 the Home Counties.

All Vendors
Home Counties
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 17 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 60.71% 36.84% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 19
Home Counties median daily rate £413 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -7.37% +26.67%
10th Percentile £329 £269 £423
90th Percentile £506 £670 £700
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.59
% change year-on-year +7.81% -13.93% +19.94%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the Home Counties

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the Home Counties

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Xen
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Technician
2 2 (40.00%) Data Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Xen