The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Oracle EBS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle EBS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
England / North West
Rank 122 122 77
Rank change year-on-year 0 -45  
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 6 35 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.91% 2.06%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.25% 11.29% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 22
Median daily rate £463 £394 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -17.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £344 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle EBS 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 267 310 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.41% 8.08% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 166 173
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 £295
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 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Oracle EBS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle EBS in the North West

Oracle EBS
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 EBS in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle EBS in the North West

Oracle EBS
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 EBS in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle EBS in the North West

Oracle EBS
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 EBS within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Merseyside +2 3 £488 +25.80%
Cheshire +14 1 £450 -
Manchester +6 1 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS.

1 59 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (64.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
4 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
5 19 (32.20%) Change Management
5 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database
6 18 (30.51%) ITIL
7 17 (28.81%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (25.42%) PRINCE2
8 15 (25.42%) Finance
8 15 (25.42%) Oracle Payables
9 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (23.73%) IaaS
9 14 (23.73%) ERP
9 14 (23.73%) SaaS
9 14 (23.73%) Oracle Application Server
10 13 (22.03%) PaaS
10 13 (22.03%) Oracle Fusion
10 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (22.03%) High Availability
11 12 (20.34%) Open Source
11 12 (20.34%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (18.64%) Cash Management
12 11 (18.64%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (16.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (16.95%) Data Management
13 10 (16.95%) General Ledger
13 10 (16.95%) Middleware
13 10 (16.95%) SOA
14 9 (15.25%) JavaScript

Oracle EBS
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 (23.73%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 38 (64.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (25.42%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (18.64%) Oracle Cash Management
5 9 (15.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) IaaS
1 14 (23.73%) SaaS
2 13 (22.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) DMZ
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.08%) OLAP
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.69%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) General Ledger
3 3 (5.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) DBA
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (20.34%) Consultant
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Test Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Project Manager
6 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.47%) E-Business Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.78%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared DBA
9 3 (5.08%) E-Business Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle Applications Support
9 3 (5.08%) Report Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (16.95%) Middleware
3 7 (11.86%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Virtual Team
2 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Change Management
2 18 (30.51%) ITIL
3 15 (25.42%) PRINCE2
4 14 (23.73%) ERP
5 13 (22.03%) High Availability
5 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (20.34%) Open Source
7 11 (18.64%) Cash Management
8 10 (16.95%) Data Management
8 10 (16.95%) SOA
9 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.25%) Problem Management
9 9 (15.25%) Test Strategy
10 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (13.56%) DevOps
11 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
12 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
12 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
13 5 (8.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
1 9 (15.25%) Perl
1 9 (15.25%) Python
1 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
2 7 (11.86%) C
2 7 (11.86%) C#
2 7 (11.86%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) Ruby
3 4 (6.78%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) CLAS
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
3 1 (1.69%) Kofax
3 1 (1.69%) Kronos
3 1 (1.69%) NetApp