Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 41 36
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 205 265 349
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 7.96% 5.00% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 17.04% 12.74% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 160 207
Median daily rate £450 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.78% +0.24%
10th Percentile £308 £338 £313
90th Percentile £616 £599 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.38% -11.58% +10.47%
10th Percentile £13.35 £36.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £46.40 £63.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £39.69
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.83% +13.39%

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 1,203 2,080 2,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.72% 39.25% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 1,333 1,440
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £232 £243
90th Percentile £643 £600 £588
England median daily rate £474 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.78% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 88 139
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +15.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.18 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.00 £51.25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +1.45%

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 5 July 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 5 July 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 5 July 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 +12 80 £450 - 10
Lancashire +23 45 £519 +29.81% 1
Merseyside +12 33 £475 +0.53% 3
Cheshire +7 22 £385 -6.33% 11
Cumbria 0 11 £358 +2.14%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 65 (31.71%) SQL
2 50 (24.39%) Oracle Database
3 43 (20.98%) Linux
4 41 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 40 (19.51%) Finance
6 37 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (17.56%) MySQL
7 36 (17.56%) Relational Database
8 34 (16.59%) SC Cleared
8 34 (16.59%) Windows
9 30 (14.63%) Public Sector
10 28 (13.66%) Unix
11 27 (13.17%) SQL Server
12 26 (12.68%) Scrum
13 24 (11.71%) ERP
14 23 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (11.22%) Java
14 23 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (11.22%) Migration
15 22 (10.73%) Pentaho
16 21 (10.24%) Microsoft
16 21 (10.24%) ETL
17 20 (9.76%) Git (software)
18 19 (9.27%) Unit Testing
18 19 (9.27%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (9.27%) Azure
18 19 (9.27%) AWS
18 19 (9.27%) Shell Script
19 18 (8.78%) Project Management
19 18 (8.78%) QA

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 16 (7.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.41%) Tuxedo
3 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.95%) Apache
4 4 (1.95%) Confluence
4 4 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.46%) IIS
5 3 (1.46%) JBoss
5 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.98%) SAS
7 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.49%) Appian
7 1 (0.49%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.98%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (6.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (5.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 10 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (4.39%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (3.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (2.93%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (2.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 5 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (1.46%) ContrOCC
9 3 (1.46%) Magento
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle iSupplier
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.49%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.27%) AWS
1 19 (9.27%) Azure
2 12 (5.85%) Power Platform
3 7 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.44%) HP Helion
5 5 (2.44%) PaaS
6 4 (1.95%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle CX
6 4 (1.95%) Route 53
6 4 (1.95%) SaaS
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.46%) IaaS
7 3 (1.46%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.46%) PowerApps
8 2 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.85%) Firewall
2 8 (3.90%) DNS
3 4 (1.95%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.95%) SSL
4 3 (1.46%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.46%) VoIP
5 2 (0.98%) SAN
6 1 (0.49%) BGP
6 1 (0.49%) DHCP
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.49%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.49%) NAS
6 1 (0.49%) OSPF
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.39%) Oracle Database
2 36 (17.56%) MySQL
2 36 (17.56%) Relational Database
3 27 (13.17%) SQL Server
4 23 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (10.73%) Pentaho
6 16 (7.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.85%) Power BI
8 12 (5.85%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (3.90%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.44%) DB2
12 5 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.83%) JIRA
3 5 (2.44%) GitLab
4 4 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.46%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.46%) Subversion
5 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.98%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.98%) ERwin
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.49%) JUnit
7 1 (0.49%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (19.51%) Finance
2 30 (14.63%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.90%) Back Office
4 7 (3.41%) Banking
5 6 (2.93%) Legal
6 3 (1.46%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.46%) Local Government
7 2 (0.98%) Housing Association
7 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (25.85%) Developer
2 25 (12.20%) DBA
3 19 (9.27%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (7.80%) Analyst
4 16 (7.80%) Architect
4 16 (7.80%) Pentaho Developer
5 13 (6.34%) Administrator
5 13 (6.34%) Consultant
6 9 (4.39%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (3.41%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.41%) Unix Engineer
9 6 (2.93%) Designer
9 6 (2.93%) Power BI Developer
9 6 (2.93%) SAP Developer
9 6 (2.93%) Service Delivery Manager
9 6 (2.93%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.32%) XML
2 14 (6.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (6.34%) Middleware
4 10 (4.88%) Web Services
5 8 (3.90%) JSON
6 7 (3.41%) Kafka
6 7 (3.41%) SOAP
7 5 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (2.44%) REST
8 3 (1.46%) .NET
8 3 (1.46%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.46%) J2EE
8 3 (1.46%) LAMP
8 3 (1.46%) OAuth
8 3 (1.46%) OAuth2
8 3 (1.46%) RESTful
8 3 (1.46%) SAML
8 3 (1.46%) YAML
9 2 (0.98%) LDAP
9 2 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.90%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.93%) Clustering
7 5 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 4 (1.95%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.95%) PKI
8 4 (1.95%) Replication
8 4 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.46%) TM Forum
10 2 (0.98%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.98%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.98%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.98%) Linux
2 34 (16.59%) Windows
3 28 (13.66%) Unix
4 11 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.90%) Solaris
6 8 (3.90%) SUSE
7 6 (2.93%) AIX
8 4 (1.95%) VME
9 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.49%) HPUX
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (12.68%) Scrum
3 24 (11.71%) ERP
4 23 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (11.22%) Migration
5 21 (10.24%) ETL
6 19 (9.27%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (9.27%) Unit Testing
7 18 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (8.78%) Project Management
8 16 (7.80%) SOA
9 14 (6.83%) Data Modelling
9 14 (6.83%) DevOps
10 13 (6.34%) Load Balancing
11 12 (5.85%) Computer Science
11 12 (5.85%) Open Source
12 11 (5.37%) Problem Management
13 10 (4.88%) Data Analysis
13 10 (4.88%) Test Automation
14 9 (4.39%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.71%) SQL
2 23 (11.22%) Java
3 19 (9.27%) Shell Script
4 13 (6.34%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.39%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.41%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.41%) Python
7 7 (3.41%) VBA
8 4 (1.95%) Perl
8 4 (1.95%) PHP
9 3 (1.46%) C#
9 3 (1.46%) COBOL
10 2 (0.98%) Ruby
10 2 (0.98%) VB
10 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.49%) Korn
11 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.59%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.32%) Degree
4 13 (6.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.95%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.46%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.98%) CIPD
8 2 (0.98%) ISEB
8 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.49%) CCIE
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.78%) QA
2 12 (5.85%) SLA
3 6 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.93%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.44%) PSD2
5 3 (1.46%) GDPR
5 3 (1.46%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.98%) PMO
7 1 (0.49%) IFRS
7 1 (0.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.44%) Docker
3 5 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.95%) GlusterFS
4 4 (1.95%) NFS
4 4 (1.95%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.98%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (8.29%) Data Guard
2 12 (5.85%) Puppet
2 12 (5.85%) Terraform
3 10 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (3.90%) Ansible
5 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (1.46%) PingFederate
5 3 (1.46%) SCOM
5 3 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.98%) SafeCom
6 2 (0.98%) Uchiwa
7 1 (0.49%) Graylog
7 1 (0.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.83%) Siebel
3 13 (6.34%) IBM
4 12 (5.85%) SAP
5 10 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.39%) Cisco
7 8 (3.90%) HP
8 6 (2.93%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (2.93%) Sparx
9 5 (2.44%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.44%) Sun
10 4 (1.95%) Informatica
10 4 (1.95%) Splunk
10 4 (1.95%) VMware
11 3 (1.46%) Amdocs
11 3 (1.46%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.46%) Apple
11 3 (1.46%) Google
11 3 (1.46%) NetCracker
11 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com