The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Oracle Financials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Financials over the 3 months to 29 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 Financials
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 157 138
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Financials 4 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.026% 0.44%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.50% 0.32% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £328 £500 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.50% +16.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +20.73% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50

Oracle Financials 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 267 309 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.33% 7.99% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 164 171
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £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 Financials
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Financials in the North West

Oracle Financials
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 Financials in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Financials in the North West

Oracle Financials
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 Financials in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Financials in the North West

Oracle Financials
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 Financials within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester - 2 £328 -
Cheshire - 1 £328 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Oracle Financials
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Financials 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 Financials.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (31.25%) General Ledger
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (31.25%) Cash Management
4 5 (31.25%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (18.75%) OLAP
6 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
6 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP

Oracle Financials
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 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Report Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) E-Business Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) OBIEE Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Cash Management
1 5 (31.25%) Trend Analysis
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) BPMN
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-business
4 1 (6.25%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Product Management
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Hyperion