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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database 12c
England / North West
Rank 117 152 145
Rank change year-on-year +35 -7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.06% 0.88% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £485 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.79% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £320 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £501 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.70 - -

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 631 791 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.27% 20.69% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 500 464
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £57.75 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 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
Lancashire - 7 £510 -
Manchester +7 3 £325 -8.77% 1
Merseyside - 2 £406 -
Oracle Database 12c
England

Oracle Database 12c
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (95.56%) Oracle Database
3 20 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 16 (35.56%) SQL
5 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 14 (31.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (31.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 14 (31.11%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (31.11%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (31.11%) IaaS
7 13 (28.89%) SaaS
7 13 (28.89%) PaaS
7 13 (28.89%) High Availability
7 13 (28.89%) ITIL
7 13 (28.89%) Unix
8 12 (26.67%) Change Management
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) Open Source
9 11 (24.44%) Windows
10 10 (22.22%) Data Management
11 9 (20.00%) Linux
12 8 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (17.78%) PKI
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (15.56%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

Oracle Database 12c
Top Related 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 14 (31.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) IaaS
2 13 (28.89%) PaaS
2 13 (28.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (95.56%) Oracle Database
2 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.89%) Ingres
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (8.89%) MySQL
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.67%) Informix
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) DBA
2 21 (46.67%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (13.33%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Database Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) LAMP
3 1 (2.22%) WSDL
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) PKI
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Licensing
3 4 (8.89%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Unix
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 9 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (28.89%) High Availability
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 12 (26.67%) Change Management
3 12 (26.67%) Open Source
4 10 (22.22%) Data Management
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.11%) DevOps
7 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 5 (11.11%) Software Licensing
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.89%) SFIA
8 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) C
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) XPath
7 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) OCP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (11.11%) SCOM
4 4 (8.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Remedy
5 3 (6.67%) IDERA
5 3 (6.67%) Teradata
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas