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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 18 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 7.59% 8.93% 18.89%
As % of the Vendors category 15.65% 19.23% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 12
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.66%  

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 115 52 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 48.52% 46.43% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 60 26
Median daily rate £450 £340 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -17.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% +28.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £20.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £41.90 £21.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 26 (76.47%) Oracle Database
2 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 18 (52.94%) SQL
4 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 14 (41.18%) Migration
7 13 (38.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
7 13 (38.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (35.29%) Windows
9 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) Toad
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (23.53%) Perl
10 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 8 (23.53%) TKPROF
10 8 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 8 (23.53%) Data Guard
11 7 (20.59%) Data Migration
11 7 (20.59%) PKI
12 6 (17.65%) Finance
13 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
13 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
13 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
13 5 (14.71%) AIX
13 5 (14.71%) SSH

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 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Maximo
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SSH
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) Oracle Database
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (23.53%) TKPROF
4 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
4 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.82%) DB2
5 3 (8.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Toad
2 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) Rational Robot
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) DBA
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (26.47%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Administrator
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Database Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.94%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) COBOL Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) E-Business Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) EJB
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.94%) Java EE
3 1 (2.94%) Java SE
3 1 (2.94%) JMS
3 1 (2.94%) JSP
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) Servlets
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) Struts
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
3 1 (2.94%) XSD
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PKI
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) AS400
3 3 (8.82%) iSeries
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) AIX
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Unix
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) zOS
6 2 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Data Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.94%) RAD
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Perl
3 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.82%) COBOL
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.94%) OCMJD
5 1 (2.94%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.94%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (23.53%) Data Guard
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) IBM