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 3 months to 22 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.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 15.73% 16.67% 14.61%
As % of the Vendors category 31.82% 35.56% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Median daily rate £485 £308 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.72% -16.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £362 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +27.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -7.69% +9.03%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 44 45 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 49.44% 46.88% 53.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 27
Median daily rate £428 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £195 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £462 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% +15.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £16.16 £26.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £41.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle in Preston.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Preston

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) PKI
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Informatica
7 3 (16.67%) COBOL
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) TKPROF
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) Toad
8 2 (11.11%) Perl

Oracle
Top Related 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 2 (11.11%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) TKPROF
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Robot
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Database Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Application Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
1 3 (16.67%) ETL
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) COBOL
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) SAP