The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 28 March 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 76 128 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.50% 14.66% 11.26%
As % of the Vendors category 21.90% 34.41% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 81 45
Median daily rate £438 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

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 the North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 347 372 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 47.93% 42.61% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 249 147
Median daily rate £393 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.05 £11.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.98% +19.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £17.90 £22.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the North East

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the North East

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the North East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the North East

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the North East

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -15 64 £450 +28.57% 3
Durham -4 9 £350 -6.66% 2
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 117 (52.47%) Linux
2 91 (40.81%) Unix
3 83 (37.22%) Windows
4 80 (35.87%) WebLogic
5 74 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (32.74%) Oracle Database
7 71 (31.84%) Red Hat
8 70 (31.39%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 62 (27.80%) DevOps
11 55 (24.66%) Open Source
11 55 (24.66%) SQL
12 51 (22.87%) ITIL
13 50 (22.42%) Security Cleared
14 45 (20.18%) Configuration Management
15 44 (19.73%) HP
16 43 (19.28%) TIBCO
17 40 (17.94%) BusinessObjects
17 40 (17.94%) Change Management
17 40 (17.94%) Microsoft Azure
17 40 (17.94%) Windows Server
18 37 (16.59%) Java
18 37 (16.59%) Jenkins
18 37 (16.59%) SC Cleared
19 36 (16.14%) Data Management
20 35 (15.70%) AIX
21 34 (15.25%) Change Control
22 33 (14.80%) Software Packaging
23 32 (14.35%) JBoss
23 32 (14.35%) Oracle Reports

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 80 (35.87%) WebLogic
2 32 (14.35%) JBoss
3 26 (11.66%) Confluence
4 18 (8.07%) Oracle Application Server
4 18 (8.07%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.73%) Tuxedo
5 15 (6.73%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (3.59%) Apache
7 8 (3.59%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (3.14%) SAS
9 5 (2.24%) FileNet
9 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.24%) WildFly
10 4 (1.79%) iPlanet
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.90%) Documentum
12 2 (0.90%) IIS
12 2 (0.90%) MQSeries
Applications
1 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.69%) MS Office
3 6 (2.69%) MS Project
4 5 (2.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (13.45%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (5.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (5.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.59%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (2.24%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (2.24%) Maximo
4 5 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.90%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.45%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (12.56%) IaaS
2 28 (12.56%) PaaS
2 28 (12.56%) SaaS
3 27 (12.11%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (7.62%) Trello
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.90%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
6 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.76%) LDAP
2 14 (6.28%) DNS
3 12 (5.38%) Firewall
4 9 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.59%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (3.59%) SSH
5 8 (3.59%) SSL
6 6 (2.69%) SAN
7 5 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (2.24%) Network Security
8 4 (1.79%) Internet
9 3 (1.35%) WAN
9 3 (1.35%) Wireless
10 2 (0.90%) DHCP
10 2 (0.90%) FTP
10 2 (0.90%) HTTP
10 2 (0.90%) IPsec
10 2 (0.90%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.45%) CTI
11 1 (0.45%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (32.74%) Oracle Database
2 40 (17.94%) BusinessObjects
3 32 (14.35%) Oracle Reports
4 29 (13.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (8.97%) DB2
5 20 (8.97%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.73%) Ingres
7 13 (5.83%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (5.38%) BODI
8 12 (5.38%) MySQL
8 12 (5.38%) NoSQL
8 12 (5.38%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (4.04%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.24%) GIS
13 4 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 37 (16.59%) Jenkins
2 27 (12.11%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.66%) JIRA
4 24 (10.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (7.62%) GitLab
6 15 (6.73%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (5.38%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (4.04%) Selenium
9 5 (2.24%) CA Gen
10 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.90%) ProC
11 2 (0.90%) Toad
11 2 (0.90%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.45%) StarTeam
12 1 (0.45%) Subversion
12 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (8.07%) Finance
2 6 (2.69%) Billing
3 3 (1.35%) Banking
3 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.90%) Back Office
4 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (21.08%) DBA
2 38 (17.04%) Oracle DBA
3 36 (16.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (12.11%) Developer
5 26 (11.66%) Administrator
6 24 (10.76%) Architect
7 17 (7.62%) Consultant
8 12 (5.38%) Oracle Consultant
9 11 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.93%) Operations Engineer
9 11 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.04%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.59%) Azure DevOps
11 8 (3.59%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.59%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (3.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 7 (3.14%) Technical Engineer
13 6 (2.69%) Cloud Architect
13 6 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.80%) Software Packaging
2 17 (7.62%) Middleware
3 16 (7.17%) .NET
4 15 (6.73%) JSON
5 14 (6.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (5.83%) CSS
6 13 (5.83%) HTML
6 13 (5.83%) SOAP
7 12 (5.38%) J2EE
7 12 (5.38%) Spring
7 12 (5.38%) Web Services
8 11 (4.93%) HTML5
9 10 (4.48%) CSS3
9 10 (4.48%) REST
10 9 (4.04%) Ajax
10 9 (4.04%) Django
10 9 (4.04%) RESTful
10 9 (4.04%) XML
11 7 (3.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 5 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 70 (31.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.14%) Oracle Exalytics
5 6 (2.69%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.24%) DataPower
7 4 (1.79%) Clustering
7 4 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.79%) User Experience
8 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) AS400
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.45%) Handset
10 1 (0.45%) PMI
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 117 (52.47%) Linux
2 91 (40.81%) Unix
3 83 (37.22%) Windows
4 68 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (17.94%) Windows Server
6 35 (15.70%) AIX
7 23 (10.31%) Solaris
8 18 (8.07%) HPUX
9 16 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.48%) MVS
11 10 (4.48%) Windows XP
12 9 (4.04%) VME
12 9 (4.04%) zOS
13 7 (3.14%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.45%) OS/390
15 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.80%) DevOps
3 55 (24.66%) Open Source
4 51 (22.87%) ITIL
5 45 (20.18%) Configuration Management
6 40 (17.94%) Change Management
7 36 (16.14%) Data Management
8 34 (15.25%) Change Control
9 29 (13.00%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (10.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (10.76%) PRINCE2
11 22 (9.87%) High Availability
11 22 (9.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 19 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (8.52%) Problem Management
13 18 (8.07%) Migration
14 15 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (6.28%) Service Management
16 13 (5.83%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.66%) SQL
2 37 (16.59%) Java
3 27 (12.11%) PowerShell
4 24 (10.76%) PL/SQL
5 20 (8.97%) Perl
6 13 (5.83%) Scala
7 10 (4.48%) Korn
7 10 (4.48%) Python
8 9 (4.04%) Ruby
9 8 (3.59%) COBOL
9 8 (3.59%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.14%) C
10 7 (3.14%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.79%) C#
11 4 (1.79%) VB
12 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.90%) ABAP
13 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.90%) C-shell
14 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (22.42%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.59%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.69%) Degree
5 3 (1.35%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.45%) CCNA
6 1 (0.45%) CCNP
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.45%) MCP
6 1 (0.45%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) SLA
2 6 (2.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 31 (13.90%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.48%) NFS
4 9 (4.04%) Docker
4 9 (4.04%) LXC
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.90%) KVM
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.90%) Samba
8 2 (0.90%) Xen
9 1 (0.45%) Firmware
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (11.21%) Puppet
2 24 (10.76%) Ansible
2 24 (10.76%) Dollar Universe
3 22 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.83%) Data Guard
5 7 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.24%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.45%) MOM
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.45%) Packer
7 1 (0.45%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.45%) SCCM
7 1 (0.45%) Simpana
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (31.84%) Red Hat
2 44 (19.73%) HP
3 43 (19.28%) TIBCO
4 28 (12.56%) Microsoft
5 23 (10.31%) Informatica
6 21 (9.42%) Cisco
7 19 (8.52%) IBM
7 19 (8.52%) VMware
8 17 (7.62%) Atlassian
9 16 (7.17%) F5
10 15 (6.73%) Siebel
11 14 (6.28%) Axway
12 12 (5.38%) Sun
13 7 (3.14%) CA
14 5 (2.24%) Brocade
14 5 (2.24%) SAP
14 5 (2.24%) Veritas
15 2 (0.90%) Google
15 2 (0.90%) Pega
15 2 (0.90%) PlateSpin
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