Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 188 425 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.33% 15.47% 14.34%
As % of the Vendors category 32.14% 26.61% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 294 205
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.53% +17.24%
10th Percentile £278 £225 £288
90th Percentile £615 £475 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 33 7
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +16.67%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 585 1597 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.72% 58.11% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 1060 442
North East median daily rate £363 £330 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -6.71% +1.07%
10th Percentile £256 £210 £226
90th Percentile £550 £488 £560
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 123 69
North East median hourly rate £17.10 £27.00 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +33.00% +9.73%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.01 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.16 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Tyne and Wear +6 149 £375 +15.38% 1
Durham +17 24 £413 -8.33% 3
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 96 (51.06%) Linux
2 94 (50.00%) Unix
3 77 (40.96%) WebLogic
4 75 (39.89%) Security Cleared
5 74 (39.36%) SQL
6 71 (37.77%) Red Hat
7 66 (35.11%) JBoss
8 61 (32.45%) SC Cleared
9 53 (28.19%) Perl
10 47 (25.00%) AIX
11 46 (24.47%) Oracle Database
12 44 (23.40%) Sun
13 41 (21.81%) Windows
13 41 (21.81%) Firewall
13 41 (21.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 40 (21.28%) PL/SQL
15 38 (20.21%) Solaris
15 38 (20.21%) Clustering
16 36 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (18.62%) Korn
17 35 (18.62%) HP
18 34 (18.09%) LDAP
18 34 (18.09%) High Availability
19 33 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (17.55%) Tomcat
20 32 (17.02%) Apache
20 32 (17.02%) DevOps
21 31 (16.49%) HPUX
21 31 (16.49%) DNS
21 31 (16.49%) iPlanet

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 77 (40.96%) WebLogic
2 66 (35.11%) JBoss
3 33 (17.55%) Tomcat
4 32 (17.02%) Apache
5 31 (16.49%) iPlanet
6 29 (15.43%) Oracle Application Server
7 17 (9.04%) WebSphere
8 13 (6.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (5.32%) SharePoint
10 8 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (4.26%) MQSeries
10 8 (4.26%) OpenStack
11 7 (3.72%) Confluence
11 7 (3.72%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (3.19%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (3.19%) SAS
13 4 (2.13%) FileNet
14 3 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (1.60%) Tuxedo
15 2 (1.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (7.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 14 (7.45%) Maximo
3 13 (6.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (3.72%) SAP ERP
5 4 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) Boomi
4 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.81%) Firewall
2 34 (18.09%) LDAP
3 31 (16.49%) DNS
4 26 (13.83%) TCP/IP
5 21 (11.17%) OpenLDAP
5 21 (11.17%) SSH
6 13 (6.91%) SAN
7 8 (4.26%) FCoE
7 8 (4.26%) iSCSI
7 8 (4.26%) NAS
7 8 (4.26%) X.21
8 6 (3.19%) WAN
9 5 (2.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.66%) Network Security
9 5 (2.66%) SSL
10 4 (2.13%) HTTP
11 2 (1.06%) VLAN
12 1 (0.53%) Skype
12 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.47%) Oracle Database
2 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.57%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (9.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (8.51%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.98%) MongoDB
7 14 (7.45%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (5.32%) MySQL
10 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (3.72%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.72%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (3.19%) Apache Hive
12 6 (3.19%) Hadoop
12 6 (3.19%) HBase
12 6 (3.19%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (3.19%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.26%) JIRA
3 6 (3.19%) ERwin
3 6 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (3.19%) Selenium
4 5 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.60%) Maven
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.60%) Subversion
6 3 (1.60%) Toad
7 1 (0.53%) GitLab
7 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (12.77%) Finance
2 7 (3.72%) Billing
3 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (17.02%) DBA
2 28 (14.89%) Unix Engineer
3 27 (14.36%) Oracle DBA
4 22 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (10.64%) AIX Engineer
6 19 (10.11%) Architect
7 17 (9.04%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (6.91%) Developer
9 12 (6.38%) Solaris Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (4.79%) Analyst
13 8 (4.26%) Administrator
13 8 (4.26%) Consultant
13 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared DBA
14 6 (3.19%) Digital Architect
14 6 (3.19%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 6 (3.19%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.43%) J2EE
2 15 (7.98%) Software Packaging
3 13 (6.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (6.91%) XML
4 11 (5.85%) JSON
4 11 (5.85%) Web Services
5 9 (4.79%) REST
6 8 (4.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (4.26%) RESTful
6 8 (4.26%) SOAP
6 8 (4.26%) Spring
7 7 (3.72%) CSS
7 7 (3.72%) Middleware
8 6 (3.19%) Ajax
8 6 (3.19%) CSS3
8 6 (3.19%) Django
8 6 (3.19%) HTML
8 6 (3.19%) HTML5
8 6 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.21%) Clustering
2 33 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.91%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.85%) Private Cloud
5 10 (5.32%) Replication
6 9 (4.79%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.79%) User Experience
7 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.19%) Oracle Exalytics
8 5 (2.66%) DataPower
8 5 (2.66%) Grid Computing
8 5 (2.66%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 96 (51.06%) Linux
2 94 (50.00%) Unix
3 47 (25.00%) AIX
4 41 (21.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (21.81%) Windows
5 38 (20.21%) Solaris
6 31 (16.49%) HPUX
7 30 (15.96%) SUSE
8 22 (11.70%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.13%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.53%) VME
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.09%) High Availability
3 32 (17.02%) DevOps
4 29 (15.43%) ITIL
5 24 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (12.77%) Load Balancing
6 19 (10.11%) Migration
7 16 (8.51%) Analytics
7 16 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (8.51%) Open Source
8 15 (7.98%) OO
9 14 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (6.91%) Asset Management
10 13 (6.91%) Data Migration
10 13 (6.91%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.85%) Data Management
11 11 (5.85%) Data Modelling
11 11 (5.85%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (5.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.36%) SQL
2 53 (28.19%) Perl
3 40 (21.28%) PL/SQL
4 35 (18.62%) Korn
5 29 (15.43%) Shell Script
6 23 (12.23%) Java
7 22 (11.70%) Python
8 13 (6.91%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.91%) C-shell
9 7 (3.72%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.19%) Ruby
10 6 (3.19%) Scala
11 3 (1.60%) C#
11 3 (1.60%) COBOL
11 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.60%) PHP
11 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.06%) XPath
12 2 (1.06%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 75 (39.89%) Security Cleared
2 61 (32.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.06%) Degree
5 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) OCP
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 6 (3.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (12.23%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.70%) NFS
3 19 (10.11%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (8.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 15 (7.98%) Hyper-V
5 15 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (6.91%) KVM
7 9 (4.79%) Samba
7 9 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (4.26%) Docker
9 7 (3.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (3.19%) LXC
11 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (11.70%) Puppet
2 20 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (7.98%) Data Guard
4 14 (7.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (4.79%) NetBackup
6 8 (4.26%) OpenView
6 8 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.66%) Forum Sentry
8 3 (1.60%) Ansible
8 3 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.06%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.53%) PureDisk
10 1 (0.53%) Simpana
10 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (37.77%) Red Hat
2 44 (23.40%) Sun
3 35 (18.62%) HP
4 25 (13.30%) Cisco
5 24 (12.77%) F5
5 24 (12.77%) IBM
6 23 (12.23%) Veritas
7 19 (10.11%) Informatica
8 15 (7.98%) PlateSpin
8 15 (7.98%) SAP
8 15 (7.98%) VMware
9 14 (7.45%) Siebel
10 13 (6.91%) Axway
11 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
12 8 (4.26%) Cognos
12 8 (4.26%) Opsware
13 7 (3.72%) CA
14 6 (3.19%) Tableau
15 5 (2.66%) Sybase
16 4 (2.13%) TIBCO