Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 January 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 107 94 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.63% 6.78% 5.76%
As % of the Vendors category 15.90% 12.70% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 62 113
Reading median daily rate £425 £430 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -9.47% +13.10%
10th Percentile £307 £276 £328
90th Percentile £628 £588 £700
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £14.25 - £27.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +49.25% +82.31%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 673 740 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 54.27% 53.35% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 338 537
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £225 £226
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 55 87
Reading median hourly rate £19.31 £12.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.69% -42.81% +23.14%
10th Percentile £14.10 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.23% -27.78% +5.88%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Reading

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Reading

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Reading over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Reading

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 35 (32.71%) Unix
2 31 (28.97%) Security Cleared
3 30 (28.04%) SQL
4 25 (23.36%) Finance
5 23 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (20.56%) Linux
7 20 (18.69%) Windows
8 19 (17.76%) Relational Database
9 18 (16.82%) Project Management
10 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
10 17 (15.89%) SC Cleared
11 16 (14.95%) Oracle Database
12 15 (14.02%) Firewall
12 15 (14.02%) Degree
13 14 (13.08%) Data Analysis
13 14 (13.08%) Java
14 13 (12.15%) Perl
14 13 (12.15%) ITIL
14 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
14 13 (12.15%) Defect Management
15 12 (11.21%) Xen
15 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
16 11 (10.28%) MySQL
16 11 (10.28%) SLA
16 11 (10.28%) Workflow
16 11 (10.28%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
16 11 (10.28%) Sonata
16 11 (10.28%) Oracle BPM
17 10 (9.35%) Oracle Workflow

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (9.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (8.41%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.74%) Apache
4 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.80%) Liferay
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.80%) Smallworld
6 2 (1.87%) JBoss
6 2 (1.87%) SAS
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.93%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (10.28%) Sonata
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Primavera
4 3 (2.80%) Maximo
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.93%) HFM
5 1 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Clinical
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) IaaS
2 4 (3.74%) PaaS
3 3 (2.80%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) Firewall
2 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.35%) DNS
4 9 (8.41%) SAN
5 6 (5.61%) NAS
6 3 (2.80%) HTTP
6 3 (2.80%) LAN
6 3 (2.80%) WAN
7 1 (0.93%) 4G
7 1 (0.93%) CTI
7 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.93%) H.323
7 1 (0.93%) Internet
7 1 (0.93%) PBX
7 1 (0.93%) PSTN
7 1 (0.93%) QSIG
7 1 (0.93%) SCCP
7 1 (0.93%) SMS
7 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) Relational Database
2 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.95%) Oracle Database
4 11 (10.28%) MySQL
5 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.80%) Datazen
9 3 (2.80%) GIS
9 3 (2.80%) JasperReports
9 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.80%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (2.80%) MSI
3 2 (1.87%) Hudson
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.87%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Gradle
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Maven
4 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Military
2 5 (4.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.80%) French Language
4 3 (2.80%) German Language
4 3 (2.80%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.80%) Japanese Language
4 3 (2.80%) Korean Language
4 3 (2.80%) Publishing
4 3 (2.80%) Russian Language
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Analyst
2 19 (17.76%) Developer
3 17 (15.89%) Administrator
4 10 (9.35%) Architect
4 10 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (8.41%) Programmer
5 9 (8.41%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 9 (8.41%) Senior Programmer
5 9 (8.41%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.61%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) XML
2 6 (5.61%) .NET
2 6 (5.61%) HTML
2 6 (5.61%) Middleware
3 5 (4.67%) JSON
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.74%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (3.74%) WebCenter
4 4 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.80%) ADO
5 3 (2.80%) ADO.NET
5 3 (2.80%) CSS
5 3 (2.80%) Java EE
5 3 (2.80%) ODBC
5 3 (2.80%) OLE
5 3 (2.80%) OLE DB
5 3 (2.80%) RESTful
6 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Exalogic
4 4 (3.74%) CMDB
4 4 (3.74%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.74%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.80%) PKI
5 3 (2.80%) W3C
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) IVR
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) RIA
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.71%) Unix
2 22 (20.56%) Linux
3 20 (18.69%) Windows
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Solaris
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) Project Management
2 14 (13.08%) Data Analysis
3 13 (12.15%) Defect Management
3 13 (12.15%) ITIL
4 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
4 11 (10.28%) Workflow
5 10 (9.35%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (8.41%) Contingency Planning
7 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.54%) ERP
7 7 (6.54%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.61%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.61%) Open Source
8 6 (5.61%) Service Management
8 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.61%) Validation
9 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.04%) SQL
2 14 (13.08%) Java
3 13 (12.15%) Perl
4 9 (8.41%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.48%) Python
6 5 (4.67%) C#
6 5 (4.67%) Ruby
7 4 (3.74%) PHP
7 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.80%) C
8 3 (2.80%) C++
8 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.93%) sed
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.89%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.02%) Degree
4 11 (10.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) SLA
2 5 (4.67%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (11.21%) Xen
2 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.80%) vSphere
4 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.80%) XenServer
5 1 (0.93%) Docker
5 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Ansible
1 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
2 3 (2.80%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.87%) SELinux
4 1 (0.93%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.93%) Kibana
4 1 (0.93%) logstash
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) SAP
1 10 (9.35%) VMware
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.48%) HP
3 8 (7.48%) Sun
4 7 (6.54%) Citrix
5 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.74%) Cisco
6 4 (3.74%) Intel
6 4 (3.74%) Juniper
6 4 (3.74%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.74%) Talend
7 3 (2.80%) Adobe
7 3 (2.80%) Capita
7 3 (2.80%) Dell
7 3 (2.80%) EMC
7 3 (2.80%) IBM
7 3 (2.80%) NetApp
7 3 (2.80%) Sybase
7 3 (2.80%) Symantec