The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 26 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 12 22
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.42% 9.09% 3.99%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 13.21% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 8
Median daily rate £200 £363 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.82% -22.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

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 Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 67 106 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 47.52% 68.83% 52.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 72 81
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Slough

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 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 Slough region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) HFM
3 4 (19.05%) Information Management
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
3 4 (19.05%) Essbase
3 4 (19.05%) PLM
3 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (14.29%) Sun
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) IMAP
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) HFM
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) IMAP
1 3 (14.29%) SMTP
2 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (19.05%) Essbase
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) DataStage
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) OBIEE Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) ERP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Presales Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Memcached
1 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) Information Management
1 4 (19.05%) PLM
1 4 (19.05%) Validation
1 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Presales
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) AAT
1 1 (4.76%) ACCA
1 1 (4.76%) CIMA
1 1 (4.76%) IIBA
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (9.52%) Pacemaker
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Infor
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Sage
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Siebel
5 1 (4.76%) Workday