Period
to 24 March 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 March 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 50 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 127 116 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.39% 4.02% 6.54%
As % of the Vendors category 11.26% 10.01% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 67 102
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £267
90th Percentile £615 £628 £474
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £13.50 -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £43.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -4.07% - +7.50%

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,128 1,159 1,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.00% 40.13% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 709 756
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £233 £213 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 74 26
Manchester median hourly rate £19.18 £17.00 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.79% +21.02% -17.37%
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.08 £10.45
90th Percentile £31.86 £39.80 £28.98
North West median hourly rate £21.99 £15.86 £16.75
% change year-on-year +38.63% -5.31% -22.09%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Manchester

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Manchester

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Manchester

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Manchester

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 March 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
Bolton -7 4 £400 -11.11%
Stockport +8 1 £425 +22.30%
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 56 (44.09%) SQL
2 34 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.98%) MySQL
4 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
4 26 (20.47%) Linux
5 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
6 21 (16.54%) Finance
7 20 (15.75%) .NET
7 20 (15.75%) Oracle Database
8 19 (14.96%) PHP
9 18 (14.17%) Scrum
10 17 (13.39%) C#
10 17 (13.39%) Java
11 16 (12.60%) Relational Database
12 15 (11.81%) Windows
13 14 (11.02%) DevOps
13 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (10.24%) CRM
15 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (9.45%) Unix
15 12 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (9.45%) Billing
15 12 (9.45%) Windows Server
15 12 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (8.66%) ITIL
16 11 (8.66%) Python
16 11 (8.66%) Migration
17 10 (7.87%) Red Hat

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (6.30%) SAS
2 5 (3.94%) CMS
2 5 (3.94%) Drupal
3 2 (1.57%) Apache
3 2 (1.57%) Confluence
3 2 (1.57%) IIS
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.57%) Elite 3E
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.57%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.79%) HFM
7 1 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.79%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.94%) Boomi
3 5 (3.94%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (3.94%) PaaS
4 3 (2.36%) Office 365
4 3 (2.36%) SaaS
5 2 (1.57%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.57%) Serverless
6 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) SMS
2 4 (3.15%) SAN
3 2 (1.57%) DHCP
3 2 (1.57%) DNS
3 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) MySQL
2 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
3 20 (15.75%) Oracle Database
4 16 (12.60%) Relational Database
5 12 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (7.87%) Hadoop
7 9 (7.09%) DB2
8 8 (6.30%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.30%) Pentaho
9 7 (5.51%) MariaDB
10 6 (4.72%) Big Data
10 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (3.94%) Ingres
12 4 (3.15%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (3.15%) QlikView
13 3 (2.36%) Essbase
13 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.36%) Artifactory
3 3 (2.36%) JIRA
3 3 (2.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) Gradle
4 1 (0.79%) Maven
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Billing
3 5 (3.94%) General Ledger
4 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Law
5 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (40.16%) Developer
2 18 (14.17%) Analyst
3 13 (10.24%) Consultant
4 11 (8.66%) Architect
4 11 (8.66%) PHP Developer
5 10 (7.87%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.51%) DBA
7 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.94%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) .NET
2 8 (6.30%) Django
3 7 (5.51%) AngularJS
3 7 (5.51%) jQuery
3 7 (5.51%) React
4 6 (4.72%) JSON
5 5 (3.94%) REST
5 5 (3.94%) SOAP
5 5 (3.94%) WSDL
5 5 (3.94%) XML
6 3 (2.36%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.36%) RESTful
6 3 (2.36%) Sensu
6 3 (2.36%) Spring
7 2 (1.57%) CSS
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.57%) SailPoint
7 2 (1.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.57%) Clustering
3 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.57%) Replication
3 2 (1.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.79%) CMDB
4 1 (0.79%) Fintech
4 1 (0.79%) FMCG
4 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Linux
2 15 (11.81%) Windows
3 12 (9.45%) Unix
3 12 (9.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.72%) CentOS
5 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.36%) Solaris
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) AIX
7 2 (1.57%) HPUX
8 1 (0.79%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.17%) Scrum
3 14 (11.02%) DevOps
3 14 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (10.24%) CRM
5 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (8.66%) ITIL
6 11 (8.66%) Migration
7 10 (7.87%) ETL
7 10 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (7.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (7.09%) MVC
8 9 (7.09%) OO
9 8 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.51%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (5.51%) OOP
10 7 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.72%) Open Source
11 6 (4.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.09%) SQL
2 19 (14.96%) PHP
3 17 (13.39%) C#
3 17 (13.39%) Java
4 11 (8.66%) Python
5 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.51%) Perl
7 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.57%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.79%) COBOL
10 1 (0.79%) ES6
10 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.57%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.57%) CCNA
4 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.57%) MCP
4 2 (1.57%) MCSE
4 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) PSD2
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Docker
2 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) NFS
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) RACF
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Ansible
1 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (2.36%) Puppet
1 3 (2.36%) Terraform
2 2 (1.57%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.57%) Grafana
2 2 (1.57%) Hyperic
2 2 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.57%) Nagios
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.57%) vRealize
3 1 (0.79%) Ambari
3 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.09%) SAP
3 9 (7.09%) Splunk
4 8 (6.30%) Informatica
5 7 (5.51%) Dell
6 5 (3.94%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.15%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.15%) HP
7 4 (3.15%) IBM
7 4 (3.15%) VMware
8 3 (2.36%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.36%) Siebel
9 2 (1.57%) Brocade
9 2 (1.57%) Cisco
9 2 (1.57%) Citrix
9 2 (1.57%) NetApp
9 2 (1.57%) Reuters
9 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.57%) Sun