The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Oracle Applications skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 27 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.

Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 147 136
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 0 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.29% 0.52%
As % of the Business Applications category - 3.55% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -

Oracle Applications is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 269 310 378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.42% 8.08% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 166 175
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £65.00 £69.07 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.89% +15.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

Oracle Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Applications in the North West

Oracle Applications
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 Applications in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Applications in the North West

Oracle Applications
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Applications in the North West

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management

Oracle Applications
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 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ERP
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Hyperion