Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 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.

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

Oracle
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 18 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 8.82% 14.50% 10.05%
As % of the Vendors category 24.66% 29.69% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Preston median daily rate £475 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £400 £303 £406
90th Percentile £594 £439 £600
Lancashire median daily rate £585 £415 £500
% change year-on-year +40.96% -17.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £40.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -1.83% -
10th Percentile £39.13 £34.88 £37.90
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.88 £42.01
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +27.39%

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 Preston.

All Vendors
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 73 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 35.78% 48.85% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 39
Preston median daily rate £425 £340 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £224 £150
90th Percentile £540 £448 £580
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £400 £428
% change year-on-year +3.75% -6.43% +27.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 15
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +2.70% +70.27%
10th Percentile £37.85 £19.78 £13.81
90th Percentile £68.01 £60.05 £46.00
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +59.09%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Preston

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Preston.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Preston

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Preston

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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 Preston region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 13 (72.22%) Oracle Database
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Migration
4 7 (38.89%) Solaris
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
6 5 (27.78%) High Availability
6 5 (27.78%) Clustering
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
7 4 (22.22%) AIX
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (16.67%) TKPROF
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) Toad
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) TKPROF
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Toad
2 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.11%) Rational Robot
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Migration Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) E-Business Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 2 (11.11%) WinForms
2 2 (11.11%) WPF
2 2 (11.11%) XSD
2 2 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Solaris
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 5 (27.78%) High Availability
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) SOLID
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Server Building
7 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (5.56%) Source to Pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) IFS
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) webMethods