The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 33 12 18
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 17 52 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.51% 12.01% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 15.45% 23.53% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 7
Median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £800 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

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 Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 110 221 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.18% 51.04% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 141 61
Median daily rate £425 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Median hourly rate - £13.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Sheffield

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Sheffield

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Sheffield

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
5 8 (18.60%) AIX
5 8 (18.60%) Solaris
5 8 (18.60%) IBM
5 8 (18.60%) Replication
5 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (16.28%) SRDF
6 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco
6 7 (16.28%) EMC
6 7 (16.28%) SAN
6 7 (16.28%) NetApp
6 7 (16.28%) NFS
6 7 (16.28%) Perl
7 6 (13.95%) MySQL
7 6 (13.95%) OO
7 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.95%) DNS
7 6 (13.95%) LDAP
7 6 (13.95%) Veritas

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.65%) CICS
2 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.33%) DataSynapse
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) LDAP
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) NAS
4 2 (4.65%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) FCoE
5 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) Multicast
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.95%) MySQL
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.98%) DB2
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.65%) Big Data
7 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) HBase
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.33%) Redis
8 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) DBA
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (16.28%) Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.30%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Server Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Middleware
1 5 (11.63%) REST
1 5 (11.63%) SOAP
2 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.30%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Node.js
3 3 (6.98%) RESTful
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) NHibernate
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Dojo
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) OAuth
5 1 (2.33%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.33%) WCF
5 1 (2.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Replication
2 6 (13.95%) Symmetrix
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Fintech
6 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) AIX
2 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Solaris
3 6 (13.95%) SUSE
4 5 (11.63%) Unix
5 4 (9.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (9.30%) VMS
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.95%) OO
3 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) ETL
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
7 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.65%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (4.65%) Microservices
7 2 (4.65%) OOP
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Perl
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) C#
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
6 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Go
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) OCP
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (16.28%) NFS
2 7 (16.28%) SRDF
3 6 (13.95%) Veritas File System
3 6 (13.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.33%) KVM
6 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (6.98%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) VMware
2 8 (18.60%) IBM
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 7 (16.28%) EMC
3 7 (16.28%) NetApp
4 6 (13.95%) Acme Packet
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.95%) Sun
4 6 (13.95%) Veritas
5 3 (6.98%) Intel
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
6 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.33%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.33%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.33%) Sage
7 1 (2.33%) Sybase