Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 44 118 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.98% 20.81% 13.00%
As % of the Vendors category 26.35% 40.00% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 81 114
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £463 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £325 £288
90th Percentile £615 £563 £600
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £437
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.47% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 22
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.13 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +6.25% +23.00%
10th Percentile £38.09 £36.55 £37.00
90th Percentile £43.00 £54.95 £41.62
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -40.30%

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 Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 167 295 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 37.87% 52.03% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 201 252
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £423 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -1.17% +22.14%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £207
90th Percentile £588 £575 £537
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 56
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +55.25%
10th Percentile £29.00 £17.88 £15.63
90th Percentile £68.16 £48.88 £56.79
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.69% +5.00% +6.06%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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
Preston -8 12 £505 +12.22% 3
Blackpool -23 7 £610 +27.08%
Blackburn +4 1 - - 1
Lytham St Annes 0 1 - -
Burnley - 1 - -
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 18 (40.91%) Oracle Database
4 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 12 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (27.27%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 11 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
8 9 (20.45%) VMware
9 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.91%) Firewall
9 7 (15.91%) Identity Management
9 7 (15.91%) IBM
9 7 (15.91%) Windows
9 7 (15.91%) Solaris
10 6 (13.64%) XML
10 6 (13.64%) Clustering
10 6 (13.64%) Migration
10 6 (13.64%) High Availability
10 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
11 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
11 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
11 5 (11.36%) IFS
11 5 (11.36%) Data Management
11 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
11 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (11.36%) AIX

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 20 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) SAS
3 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) FinancialForce
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 4 (9.09%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.09%) HBase
2 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) Pentaho
2 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) ERwin
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.27%) Rational Robot
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Architect
3 12 (27.27%) WebSphere Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Migration Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Lead Data Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Platform Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) Spring
3 4 (9.09%) XML Messaging
4 3 (6.82%) JDBC
4 3 (6.82%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.27%) Java EE
6 1 (2.27%) WinForms
6 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) DataPower
4 1 (2.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Solaris
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) AIX
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.82%) HPUX
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (15.91%) Identity Management
2 6 (13.64%) High Availability
2 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.36%) Data Management
4 4 (9.09%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) Data Governance
4 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.09%) Data Security
4 4 (9.09%) Information Assurance
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) Metadata Management
4 4 (9.09%) Open Source
4 4 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (9.09%) TDD
4 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) iptables
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) IFS
5 4 (9.09%) CA
5 4 (9.09%) Informatica
5 4 (9.09%) Symantec
5 4 (9.09%) Tableau
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) webMethods
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.27%) CommVault
8 1 (2.27%) Epicor
8 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.27%) Lotus
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) Sage
8 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) Xero