Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 6 months to 23 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 62 77
Rank change year-on-year -47 +15 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 98 219 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.72% 3.20% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.61% 12.74% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 152 95
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £296 £281 £280
90th Percentile £578 £549 £575
England median daily rate £433 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +1.76% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 15
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -40.30%
10th Percentile £37.25 £37.13 £37.00
90th Percentile £43.98 £44.38 £57.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1287 1719 1897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.57% 25.15% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1139 1201
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £544 £530
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +45.45%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester -16 37 £394 +15.81% 3
Lancashire -18 24 £535 +26.25% 3
Cheshire -4 20 £350 +7.69% 4
Merseyside -12 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Cumbria -5 2 £413 +10.00%
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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.

1 98 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (34.69%) Linux
3 31 (31.63%) SQL
4 27 (27.55%) Windows
5 26 (26.53%) Unix
6 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (22.45%) Finance
8 20 (20.41%) Java
8 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
9 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database 12c
10 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (15.31%) Banking
12 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 13 (13.27%) RESTful
13 13 (13.27%) XML
13 13 (13.27%) PL/SQL
13 13 (13.27%) IBM
13 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
14 12 (12.24%) Spring
14 12 (12.24%) WebSphere
14 12 (12.24%) ITIL
14 12 (12.24%) Solaris
15 11 (11.22%) HP
15 11 (11.22%) Migration
16 10 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
16 10 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
16 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence

Oracle Database
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 12 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.06%) JBoss
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.06%) Tuxedo
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.02%) SAS
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.04%) HFM
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.02%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) FinancialForce
1 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (4.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) NAS
3 1 (1.02%) PBX
3 1 (1.02%) SAN
3 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.02%) VoIP
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
3 1 (1.02%) WAN
3 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database 12c
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (6.12%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.12%) MySQL
8 5 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.10%) SAP HANA
9 4 (4.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (4.08%) TKPROF
10 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Toad
2 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.08%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.08%) HP UFT
5 4 (4.08%) JMeter
5 4 (4.08%) Rational Robot
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.04%) JIRA
7 2 (2.04%) JUnit
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.02%) Hudson
8 1 (1.02%) Mockito
8 1 (1.02%) MyEclipse
8 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Local Government
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) German Language
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Developer
2 26 (26.53%) DBA
3 24 (24.49%) Oracle DBA
4 13 (13.27%) Architect
4 13 (13.27%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Administrator
5 10 (10.20%) Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Migration Architect
7 5 (5.10%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (4.08%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 4 (4.08%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.06%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) RESTful
1 13 (13.27%) XML
2 12 (12.24%) Spring
3 9 (9.18%) .NET
3 9 (9.18%) HTML
4 8 (8.16%) J2EE
4 8 (8.16%) XML Messaging
5 7 (7.14%) CSS
5 7 (7.14%) Web Services
6 6 (6.12%) Middleware
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 6 (6.12%) SOAP
6 6 (6.12%) XSLT
7 5 (5.10%) Ember.js
7 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.10%) React
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.08%) WinForms
8 4 (4.08%) WPF
8 4 (4.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Clustering
2 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.10%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.08%) Replication
5 3 (3.06%) RIA
6 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.02%) BYOD
7 1 (1.02%) DataPower
7 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Linux
2 27 (27.55%) Windows
3 26 (26.53%) Unix
4 12 (12.24%) Solaris
5 9 (9.18%) AIX
6 8 (8.16%) HPUX
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.02%) OpenVMS
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.02%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.24%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) Migration
4 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.16%) BDD
5 8 (8.16%) ERP
6 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 7 (7.14%) Kanban
6 7 (7.14%) Scrum
6 7 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (7.14%) TDD
7 6 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (6.12%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.12%) High Availability
7 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.12%) Microservices
7 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.12%) Time Management
7 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) SQL
2 20 (20.41%) Java
3 13 (13.27%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.16%) C#
5 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.16%) VB
6 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.08%) Perl
7 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.08%) VB6
7 4 (4.08%) VBScript
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) COBOL
8 1 (1.02%) Fortran
8 1 (1.02%) Pascal
8 1 (1.02%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) ISEB
3 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.08%) MCSA
4 4 (4.08%) MCSE
5 2 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.02%) MCITP
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.02%) GDPR
4 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (8.16%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.06%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.06%) Puppet
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.02%) SCOM
7 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (13.27%) IBM
2 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.22%) HP
4 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.16%) SAP
6 7 (7.14%) VMware
7 6 (6.12%) Cisco
8 5 (5.10%) EMC
8 5 (5.10%) IFS
9 4 (4.08%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.08%) Informatica
9 4 (4.08%) Symantec
9 4 (4.08%) TIBCO
10 3 (3.06%) Remedy
10 3 (3.06%) webMethods
11 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
11 2 (2.04%) Veeam
12 1 (1.02%) Infor
12 1 (1.02%) Xero