Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 147 112
Rank change year-on-year +8 -35 -39
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 304 259 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.86% 1.59% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.68% 7.42% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 170 234
South East median daily rate £425 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +11.00% -
10th Percentile £329 £337 £306
90th Percentile £575 £538 £543
England median daily rate £428 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.59% +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.38% -70.26% +14.71%
England median hourly rate £39.44 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% - -

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,502 3,489 3,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.46% 21.49% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,273 2,210 2,146
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £539
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 94
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -12.00% +30.21%
10th Percentile £17.56 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.75 £49.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the South East

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the South East

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the South East over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the South East

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the South East

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Hampshire +19 99 £413 -4.86% 11
Thames Valley +11 86 £425 +1.80% 11
Berkshire +34 72 £425 +17.24% 7
Surrey -46 50 £475 - 9
West Sussex +2 35 £463 +8.82% 3
Kent +19 16 £550 +51.72% 2
East Sussex +5 10 £438 +9.38% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 8 £425 +6.25% 3
Oxfordshire -20 6 £452 +0.50% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £650 -
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 304 (100.00%) Oracle
2 126 (41.45%) SQL
3 89 (29.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 84 (27.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 76 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 73 (24.01%) PL/SQL
6 73 (24.01%) Unix
7 72 (23.68%) Linux
8 69 (22.70%) Windows
9 64 (21.05%) Java
9 64 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 60 (19.74%) Web Services
11 54 (17.76%) Security Cleared
12 49 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (16.12%) Oracle Reports
13 47 (15.46%) Performance Tuning
14 41 (13.49%) Oracle Database 10g
15 39 (12.83%) SOA
15 39 (12.83%) Finance
15 39 (12.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 38 (12.50%) SC Cleared
17 37 (12.17%) VMware
18 35 (11.51%) Clustering
18 35 (11.51%) Middleware
18 35 (11.51%) .NET
19 32 (10.53%) ITIL
19 32 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
20 31 (10.20%) Oracle Service Bus
21 30 (9.87%) AIX
21 30 (9.87%) Oracle Forms

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 39 (12.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (10.20%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (4.93%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.62%) CMS
5 8 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.30%) Confluence
6 7 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.64%) IIS
7 5 (1.64%) JBoss
7 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.64%) NetWeaver
7 5 (1.64%) SAP Portal
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.66%) AquaLogic
9 2 (0.66%) WildFly
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (7.24%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (5.92%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (4.28%) Oracle Utilities
3 13 (4.28%) Siebel CRM
4 9 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.32%) HFM
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.66%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) PaaS
4 2 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.25%) SAN
2 17 (5.59%) LAN
3 12 (3.95%) WAN
4 10 (3.29%) DNS
5 9 (2.96%) Firewall
6 8 (2.63%) PuTTY
7 7 (2.30%) WinSCP
8 6 (1.97%) VoIP
8 6 (1.97%) VPN
9 5 (1.64%) DHCP
10 4 (1.32%) HTTP
11 3 (0.99%) Internet
11 3 (0.99%) NAS
11 3 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.66%) Broadband
12 2 (0.66%) Intranet
12 2 (0.66%) ISDN
12 2 (0.66%) VLAN
13 1 (0.33%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (29.28%) Oracle Database 11g
2 84 (27.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 76 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 49 (16.12%) Oracle Reports
5 41 (13.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 30 (9.87%) Oracle ODI
6 30 (9.87%) Relational Database
7 29 (9.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 27 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (8.55%) RDBMS
10 24 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (4.93%) Oracle Exadata
13 14 (4.61%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (4.28%) MySQL
14 13 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (2.96%) SQLPlus
17 8 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 7 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (9.87%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (7.57%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (6.91%) Toad
4 17 (5.59%) ProC
5 15 (4.93%) Oracle APEX
5 15 (4.93%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.95%) Subversion
7 11 (3.62%) JIRA
7 11 (3.62%) PVCS
7 11 (3.62%) SoapUI
8 10 (3.29%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.29%) Selenium
9 7 (2.30%) HP UFT
9 7 (2.30%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.30%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.97%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.64%) Ant
11 5 (1.64%) TestNG
12 4 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 39 (12.83%) Finance
2 11 (3.62%) Legal
3 10 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.96%) Banking
5 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
5 3 (0.99%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Military
6 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (29.61%) Developer
2 66 (21.71%) DBA
3 58 (19.08%) Oracle DBA
4 45 (14.80%) Analyst
5 37 (12.17%) SQL Developer
6 36 (11.84%) Oracle Developer
7 26 (8.55%) Consultant
8 21 (6.91%) Architect
9 19 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
10 15 (4.93%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 14 (4.61%) Administrator
12 13 (4.28%) Java Developer
13 11 (3.62%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.29%) Data Analyst
15 9 (2.96%) Oracle Consultant
16 8 (2.63%) ETL Developer
16 8 (2.63%) Oracle Analyst
16 8 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
16 8 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
16 8 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.74%) Web Services
2 35 (11.51%) .NET
2 35 (11.51%) Middleware
3 32 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 28 (9.21%) XML
5 24 (7.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 20 (6.58%) SOAP
7 19 (6.25%) Spring
8 18 (5.92%) JMS
9 17 (5.59%) CSS
10 15 (4.93%) REST
11 14 (4.61%) HTML
12 12 (3.95%) jQuery
12 12 (3.95%) RESTful
13 11 (3.62%) Spring Boot
14 10 (3.29%) Ajax
14 10 (3.29%) ASP.NET
14 10 (3.29%) XSD
15 9 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.51%) Clustering
2 17 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.59%) Replication
3 9 (2.96%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.63%) PKI
5 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.30%) User Experience
6 6 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.32%) Oracle Exalytics
9 3 (0.99%) HP Storage
9 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.66%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.33%) IPTV
11 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.01%) Unix
2 72 (23.68%) Linux
3 69 (22.70%) Windows
4 30 (9.87%) AIX
5 26 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (8.22%) OpenVMS
6 25 (8.22%) Windows Server
7 20 (6.58%) Solaris
8 18 (5.92%) SUSE
8 18 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.62%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.64%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.33%) CentOS
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.46%) Performance Tuning
3 39 (12.83%) SOA
4 32 (10.53%) ITIL
5 26 (8.55%) Migration
6 25 (8.22%) Project Management
6 25 (8.22%) Scrum
7 23 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (7.24%) CRM
8 22 (7.24%) ETL
8 22 (7.24%) Service Delivery
9 21 (6.91%) Data Modelling
9 21 (6.91%) MVC
10 20 (6.58%) DevOps
11 19 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 18 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (5.59%) Data Analysis
14 15 (4.93%) Data Migration
14 15 (4.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (41.45%) SQL
2 73 (24.01%) PL/SQL
3 64 (21.05%) Java
4 24 (7.89%) C
5 20 (6.58%) C#
6 19 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 17 (5.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 15 (4.93%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.28%) Java 8
10 12 (3.95%) Python
11 11 (3.62%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.30%) C++
12 7 (2.30%) F#
13 4 (1.32%) Perl
14 3 (0.99%) Fortran
14 3 (0.99%) Groovy
15 2 (0.66%) VBA
15 2 (0.66%) XPath
15 2 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 54 (17.76%) Security Cleared
2 38 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.24%) Degree
4 11 (3.62%) ISEB
4 11 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.29%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (2.96%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
7 8 (2.63%) OCP
8 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.33%) CCIE
11 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.95%) GDPR
2 7 (2.30%) QA
3 6 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.57%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.61%) vSphere
5 7 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.66%) Docker
7 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.33%) HDFS
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (8.88%) Data Guard
2 23 (7.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (3.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (2.96%) Foglight
4 9 (2.96%) SCOM
5 8 (2.63%) HP ALM
6 7 (2.30%) SCCM
7 4 (1.32%) Ansible
7 4 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.32%) Puppet
8 3 (0.99%) Ambari
8 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.99%) vRealize
8 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Sentry
9 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.33%) Oozie
10 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 304 (100.00%) Oracle
2 64 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 37 (12.17%) VMware
4 26 (8.55%) Red Hat
5 21 (6.91%) Citrix
5 21 (6.91%) SAP
6 14 (4.61%) Informatica
6 14 (4.61%) Siebel
7 13 (4.28%) HP
7 13 (4.28%) NetApp
8 11 (3.62%) Nimble Storage
9 10 (3.29%) CA
9 10 (3.29%) Software AG
9 10 (3.29%) webMethods
10 9 (2.96%) IBM
11 8 (2.63%) Imperva
12 6 (1.97%) Lumension
13 5 (1.64%) Cisco
14 4 (1.32%) Hyperion
14 4 (1.32%) Sybase