The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database 12c over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Oracle Database 12c
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 152 134
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 16 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 1.59% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Median daily rate £363 £318 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.17% -42.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £385 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £381 £404
% change year-on-year +10.16% -5.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -21.10% -  

Oracle Database 12c is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 625 817 863
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.20% 21.78% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 517 553
Median daily rate £386 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Oracle Database 12c
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Oracle Database 12c as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database 12c in the North West

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database 12c in the North West

Oracle Database 12c
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester - 8 £425 - 2
Lancashire +6 5 £338 -1.09%
Cheshire +21 3 £356 +29.54% 1
Merseyside -4 1 £363 -
Oracle Database 12c
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c.

1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (93.10%) Oracle Database
3 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
7 8 (27.59%) PKI
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (20.69%) Migration
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (20.69%) Banking
9 6 (20.69%) Data Guard
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
10 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
10 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.24%) SSH
10 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.24%) RDBMS

Oracle Database 12c
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (13.79%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SSH
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) Oracle Database
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
5 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (10.34%) SQLPlus
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Toad
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) DBA
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Business Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Database Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Development Director
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) AIX
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) HPUX
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.79%) BPEL
5 4 (13.79%) ETL
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 3 (10.34%) Logistics
6 3 (10.34%) Microservices
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Data Guard
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) Teradata
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas