Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 53 110 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 13.49% 13.96% 14.32%
As % of the Vendors category 23.66% 26.57% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 13
Shropshire median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £408 £314 £322
90th Percentile £653 £500 £578
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £389 £406
% change year-on-year +15.76% -4.31% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.00 - £42.50

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 Shropshire.

All Vendors
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 224 414 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 57.00% 52.54% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 159 53
Shropshire median daily rate £475 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.14% +2.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £364 £313 £276
90th Percentile £590 £555 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Shropshire median hourly rate £25.12 £10.62 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.65% -37.56% -15.00%
10th Percentile £22.22 £10.61 £12.34
90th Percentile £33.02 £10.62 £25.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +9.10% -8.52% -

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Shropshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Shropshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Shropshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Shropshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Shropshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -4 52 £475 +18.75% 2
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Oracle
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 32 (60.38%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (54.72%) Linux
3 26 (49.06%) Puppet
4 22 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (35.85%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (35.85%) Cisco
7 18 (33.96%) WAN
7 18 (33.96%) CheckPoint
7 18 (33.96%) Unix
7 18 (33.96%) Firewall
7 18 (33.96%) Network Design
7 18 (33.96%) Fortinet
7 18 (33.96%) WAN Optimisation
8 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (30.19%) Windows
10 15 (28.30%) Middleware
10 15 (28.30%) Nokia
10 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
10 15 (28.30%) VPN
10 15 (28.30%) Wireless
10 15 (28.30%) McAfee
10 15 (28.30%) Subversion
10 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
10 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (28.30%) FortiGate
10 15 (28.30%) DevOps
10 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
11 14 (26.42%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (26.42%) Jenkins

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 12 (22.64%) Confluence
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (60.38%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (35.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
1 18 (33.96%) WAN
2 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (28.30%) VPN
2 15 (28.30%) Wireless
3 12 (22.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
1 15 (28.30%) Subversion
2 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
2 14 (26.42%) Maven
2 14 (26.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (22.64%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) GitLab
5 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Implementation Engineer
1 18 (33.96%) Network Engineer
1 18 (33.96%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Design Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Network Design Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Firewall Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) AIX Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (7.55%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.89%) Flash
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Linux
2 20 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (33.96%) Unix
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
5 13 (24.53%) Solaris
6 12 (22.64%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (18.87%) AIX
7 10 (18.87%) SUSE
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Network Design
1 18 (33.96%) WAN Optimisation
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) DevOps
4 13 (24.53%) Scrum
4 13 (24.53%) SDLC
5 12 (22.64%) Kanban
5 12 (22.64%) SOA
6 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
7 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (18.87%) Server Virtualisation
7 10 (18.87%) TDD
7 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
8 8 (15.09%) Open Source
9 7 (13.21%) Task Automation
10 6 (11.32%) Case Management
10 6 (11.32%) Workflow
11 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
12 4 (7.55%) Migration
13 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) Perl
1 14 (26.42%) Python
2 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (49.06%) Puppet
2 15 (28.30%) FortiGate
3 12 (22.64%) BladeLogic
3 12 (22.64%) NetBackup
4 10 (18.87%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.89%) Ansible
5 1 (1.89%) logstash
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) CheckPoint
2 18 (33.96%) Fortinet
3 15 (28.30%) McAfee
3 15 (28.30%) Nokia
3 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.32%) Aruba
5 3 (5.66%) WSO2
6 2 (3.77%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.89%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) NetApp
7 1 (1.89%) Sun
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas
7 1 (1.89%) webMethods