Period
to 4 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
England > North West
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 28 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -22
Contract jobs citing Oracle 262 333 308
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 6.45% 5.93% 5.35%
As % of the Vendors category 14.44% 14.13% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 215 186
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £263
90th Percentile £638 £608 £569
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.40% +5.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 4
Median hourly rate £46.25 £41.75 £30.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.78% +36.42% -30.44%
10th Percentile £37.58 £23.60 £12.10
90th Percentile £53.68 £63.88 £49.74
England median hourly rate £39.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -4.82% +10.67% +7.14%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,814 2,356 2,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.68% 41.99% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,008 1,464 1,448
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £193 £263 £238
90th Percentile £638 £624 £625
England median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +1.06% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 148
Median hourly rate £24.20 £23.42 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.32% +47.65% -1.98%
10th Percentile £14.15 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.30 £50.62 £50.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle in the North West over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle in the North West over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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 +15 120 £450 +5.88% 31
Lancashire +5 48 £450 -7.69% 6
Merseyside +19 43 £450 -9.09% 11
Cumbria -5 23 £391 +11.79% 1
Cheshire -16 17 £450 +5.88% 6
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 102 (38.93%) SQL
2 64 (24.43%) Windows
3 54 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (19.85%) Security Cleared
5 51 (19.47%) Oracle Database
6 50 (19.08%) Unix
6 50 (19.08%) Java
7 49 (18.70%) Linux
8 46 (17.56%) SC Cleared
9 45 (17.18%) Microsoft
10 43 (16.41%) SQL Server
11 41 (15.65%) Finance
11 41 (15.65%) Migration
12 39 (14.89%) Azure
13 36 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (12.21%) Shell Script
15 28 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (10.31%) Middleware
16 27 (10.31%) MySQL
16 27 (10.31%) JIRA
17 26 (9.92%) Oracle Fusion
17 26 (9.92%) ERP
18 25 (9.54%) Project Management
18 25 (9.54%) XML
18 25 (9.54%) Performance Tuning
18 25 (9.54%) DevOps
19 24 (9.16%) SAP
19 24 (9.16%) PL/SQL
19 24 (9.16%) Management Information System
19 24 (9.16%) Change Management

Oracle
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 20 (7.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (3.82%) Confluence
4 10 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.67%) IIS
5 7 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.29%) Apache
7 5 (1.91%) Tuxedo
8 4 (1.53%) JBoss
8 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.15%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.38%) Appian
11 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.38%) Drupal
11 1 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) Windchill
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (4.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (3.82%) Finacle
3 10 (3.82%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (3.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (2.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 6 (2.29%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (1.53%) Siebel CRM
8 3 (1.15%) ContrOCC
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle iSupplier
9 2 (0.76%) Magento
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.89%) Azure
2 22 (8.40%) Power Platform
3 17 (6.49%) AWS
4 15 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.67%) PowerApps
6 6 (2.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 6 (2.29%) PaaS
6 6 (2.29%) SaaS
7 5 (1.91%) HP Helion
7 5 (1.91%) IaaS
7 5 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) GCP
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle CX
9 2 (0.76%) Datadog
9 2 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.76%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.38%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.11%) Firewall
2 11 (4.20%) SAN
3 8 (3.05%) VPN
4 6 (2.29%) Internet
5 5 (1.91%) Network Security
5 5 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.53%) DNS
6 4 (1.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.15%) FTP
7 3 (1.15%) WAN
8 2 (0.76%) BGP
8 2 (0.76%) DHCP
8 2 (0.76%) HTTP
8 2 (0.76%) NAS
8 2 (0.76%) OSPF
8 2 (0.76%) SSL
9 1 (0.38%) LAN
9 1 (0.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.47%) Oracle Database
2 43 (16.41%) SQL Server
3 28 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (10.31%) MySQL
5 22 (8.40%) Power BI
5 22 (8.40%) Relational Database
6 16 (6.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (5.73%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (4.96%) RDBMS
10 11 (4.20%) Pentaho
11 9 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (3.05%) Hadoop
12 8 (3.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (3.05%) SAP Data Services
12 8 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (2.29%) MongoDB
14 6 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (10.31%) JIRA
2 9 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.44%) GitLab
3 8 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.91%) IBM UrbanCode
6 4 (1.53%) Artifactory
6 4 (1.53%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.53%) Selenium
6 4 (1.53%) Subversion
7 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.76%) JUnit
8 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.76%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (15.65%) Finance
2 19 (7.25%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.29%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.29%) Back Office
5 3 (1.15%) Automotive
5 3 (1.15%) Banking
5 3 (1.15%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.15%) Local Government
5 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.76%) Billing
6 2 (0.76%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (25.95%) Developer
2 26 (9.92%) DBA
3 23 (8.78%) Consultant
4 20 (7.63%) Architect
4 20 (7.63%) Oracle DBA
5 17 (6.49%) Administrator
6 16 (6.11%) Analyst
6 16 (6.11%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (4.20%) Oracle Consultant
8 11 (4.20%) Platform Engineer
9 10 (3.82%) Power BI Developer
10 9 (3.44%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (3.44%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.44%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.44%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (3.05%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.67%) Service Delivery Manager
13 6 (2.29%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.31%) Middleware
2 26 (9.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 25 (9.54%) XML
4 15 (5.73%) Web Services
5 13 (4.96%) J2EE
6 12 (4.58%) Kafka
7 11 (4.20%) SOAP
8 10 (3.82%) JSON
9 8 (3.05%) .NET
9 8 (3.05%) JDBC
10 7 (2.67%) Spring
11 5 (1.91%) JSP
11 5 (1.91%) REST
12 4 (1.53%) Gherkin
13 3 (1.15%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.15%) Natural Language Processing
13 3 (1.15%) NumPy
13 3 (1.15%) RESTful
13 3 (1.15%) TensorFlow
13 3 (1.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.16%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.44%) EMC VNX
5 8 (3.05%) Celerra
5 8 (3.05%) CLARiiON
5 8 (3.05%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.05%) User Experience
6 7 (2.67%) Reference Data
6 7 (2.67%) SCADA
7 6 (2.29%) Clustering
7 6 (2.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.91%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 4 (1.53%) PKI
9 4 (1.53%) PMI
9 4 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.15%) CMDB
10 3 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.43%) Windows
2 50 (19.08%) Unix
3 49 (18.70%) Linux
4 16 (6.11%) Solaris
5 14 (5.34%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.67%) SUSE
7 6 (2.29%) VME
8 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.76%) AIX
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) HPUX
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (15.65%) Migration
3 36 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (9.92%) ERP
5 25 (9.54%) DevOps
5 25 (9.54%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (9.54%) Project Management
6 24 (9.16%) Change Management
7 22 (8.40%) ETL
8 20 (7.63%) Data Modelling
8 20 (7.63%) SOA
9 18 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.49%) Problem Management
10 17 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (6.11%) Open Source
12 14 (5.34%) Data Migration
12 14 (5.34%) Scrum
12 14 (5.34%) Translating Business Requirements
13 13 (4.96%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (38.93%) SQL
2 50 (19.08%) Java
3 32 (12.21%) Shell Script
4 24 (9.16%) PL/SQL
5 16 (6.11%) Python
6 15 (5.73%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.34%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.58%) Perl
9 11 (4.20%) Ruby
10 9 (3.44%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.91%) C#
12 5 (1.91%) COBOL
13 4 (1.53%) PHP
13 4 (1.53%) R
13 4 (1.53%) VBA
14 3 (1.15%) ABAP
14 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.76%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (19.85%) Security Cleared
2 46 (17.56%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.49%) Degree
4 11 (4.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CCIE
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.76%) ISEB
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) APMP
8 1 (0.38%) CCAB
8 1 (0.38%) CIMA
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.38%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.87%) SLA
2 10 (3.82%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.91%) PSD2
4 5 (1.91%) QA
5 4 (1.53%) RMADS
6 3 (1.15%) PMO
7 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.76%) IFRS
8 1 (0.38%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (3.05%) Apache Flume
3 8 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.91%) Docker
5 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.38%) RACF
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (6.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (3.44%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.05%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (3.05%) Puppet
4 6 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.91%) Ansible
5 5 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.53%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.53%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.15%) SCOM
7 3 (1.15%) Terraform
8 2 (0.76%) Nagios
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.76%) Uchiwa
9 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.16%) SAP
3 18 (6.87%) IBM
4 14 (5.34%) Siebel
5 13 (4.96%) VMware
6 11 (4.20%) EMC
7 10 (3.82%) Citrix
7 10 (3.82%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.44%) Brocade
8 9 (3.44%) EnterpriseDB
9 8 (3.05%) Cisco
10 7 (2.67%) Sparx
11 6 (2.29%) Google
11 6 (2.29%) HP
11 6 (2.29%) Informatica
11 6 (2.29%) Sun
12 5 (1.91%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.91%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.91%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.53%) ServiceNow