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 29 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.

Oracle
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 17 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.81% 7.87% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 19.77% 14.17% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 6
Median daily rate £450 £353 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -17.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £178 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -4.03% +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 Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 86 120 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 59.72% 55.56% 53.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 72 86
Median daily rate £418 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.38% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +29.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Slough over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 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 Slough region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 10 (31.25%) Hyperion
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
1 10 (31.25%) HFM
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Essbase
3 6 (18.75%) PLM
3 6 (18.75%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) ETL
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (15.63%) Security Management
4 5 (15.63%) Validation
4 5 (15.63%) Information Management
4 5 (15.63%) Data Management
4 5 (15.63%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
4 5 (15.63%) Master Data Management
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.38%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) SMTP
6 3 (9.38%) DHCP

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 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) HFM
2 5 (15.63%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (3.13%) Traffica
4 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DHCP
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) IMAP
1 3 (9.38%) SMTP
2 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (18.75%) Essbase
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JMeter
1 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Applications Architect
3 5 (15.63%) OBIEE Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Hyperion Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) NetAct Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Presales Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) Memcached
1 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
1 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) ETL
2 6 (18.75%) PLM
3 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) Data Management
3 5 (15.63%) Information Management
3 5 (15.63%) Master Data Management
3 5 (15.63%) Security Management
3 5 (15.63%) Validation
3 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Delphi
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) AAT
2 1 (3.13%) ACCA
2 1 (3.13%) CIMA
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) IIBA
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.25%) Pacemaker
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.13%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Hyperion
2 6 (18.75%) HP
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Sun
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Infor
5 1 (3.13%) Sage
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Siebel
5 1 (3.13%) Workday