Period
to 28 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 28 July 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 45 130 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.26% 15.44% 11.14%
As % of the Vendors category 18.00% 30.23% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 78 61
Lancashire median daily rate £438 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -3.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £325
90th Percentile £755 £675 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -6.61% +98.90%
10th Percentile £40.00 £38.23 £45.48
90th Percentile £44.75 £47.07 £46.09
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +13.36%

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 250 430 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 45.87% 51.07% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 248 205
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +28.24%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £230
90th Percentile £548 £497 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 38
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +134.38% -28.89%
10th Percentile £10.68 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.00 £59.31 £46.03
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £16.84
% change year-on-year -14.44% +11.05% -6.44%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Lancashire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Lancashire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Lancashire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Lancashire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Lancashire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
Preston -11 26 £363 +14.25% 2
Blackpool 0 6 £610 +35.56%
Blackburn -8 1 - - 2
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 23 (51.11%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
5 18 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 18 (40.00%) Migration
5 18 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
6 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
7 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.89%) Perl
8 13 (28.89%) Toad
8 13 (28.89%) TKPROF
9 11 (24.44%) Linux
10 10 (22.22%) Unix
10 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 9 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (17.78%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
13 7 (15.56%) Data Guard
14 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
14 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.33%) ITIL
14 6 (13.33%) XML
15 5 (11.11%) SAP

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.11%) SAS
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Maximo
2 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) SAN
1 5 (11.11%) SSH
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.89%) TKPROF
4 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.67%) DB2
6 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (6.67%) SQLPlus
7 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.44%) HBase
7 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Toad
2 4 (8.89%) ClearCase
2 4 (8.89%) Rational Robot
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) ERwin
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) DBA
2 17 (37.78%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (26.67%) Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Architect
5 9 (20.00%) Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Database Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior DBA
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (13.33%) XML
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.89%) Entity Framework
3 4 (8.89%) WinForms
3 4 (8.89%) WPF
3 4 (8.89%) XSD
3 4 (8.89%) XSLT
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) Servlets
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) DOM
6 1 (2.22%) EJB
6 1 (2.22%) JSP
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Struts
6 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) AS400
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.67%) iSeries
1 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 3 (6.67%) RIA
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Life Science
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Unix
4 5 (11.11%) AIX
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris
5 3 (6.67%) zOS
6 2 (4.44%) HPUX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Migration
2 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.67%) ERP
6 3 (6.67%) High Availability
6 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (4.44%) Data Management
7 2 (4.44%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Release Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 13 (28.89%) Perl
5 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.89%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) VB
6 4 (8.89%) VB6
7 3 (6.67%) COBOL
7 3 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) MCITP
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.22%) OCMJD
4 1 (2.22%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.22%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Data Guard
4 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (4.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) CA
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) Kaseya
4 2 (4.44%) Kaspersky
4 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.44%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) Symantec
4 2 (4.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Capita