Period
to 22 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 September 2019 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 > Kent
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.08% 5.77% 8.19%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 12.95% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 23
Kent median daily rate £513 £475 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +37.68% +6.15%
10th Percentile £368 £309 £331
90th Percentile £690 £575 £400
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £436
% change year-on-year - +3.15% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.25 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +46.43% +79.49% +56.00%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 196 193 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.17% 44.57% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 118 172
Kent median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £275 £154 £205
90th Percentile £627 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Kent median hourly rate £16.00 £23.50 £24.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.91% -2.51% +14.79%
10th Percentile £15.20 £11.17 £13.00
90th Percentile £16.80 £42.50 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £19.71 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +19.45% -4.35% +1.47%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Kent

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Kent

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Kent over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Kent

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Kent

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. 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
Tunbridge Wells 0 2 £378 +2.72%
Tonbridge - 1 £315 - 1
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (50.00%) Break/Fix
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) Tableau
5 5 (35.71%) Big Data
5 5 (35.71%) Power BI
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (35.71%) Power Platform
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Power Platform
2 2 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.14%) RFID
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (35.71%) Big Data
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (35.71%) Power BI
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DBA
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (35.71%) Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Database Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) CISSP Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
6 1 (7.14%) Head of IT Development
6 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) SAML
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Server Management
3 3 (21.43%) Storage Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Encryption
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) PLM
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) OCP
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Tableau
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Siemens