Period
to 19 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 August 2019 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1,039 1,563 1,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.11% 9.38% 9.28%
As % of the Vendors category 14.76% 20.03% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 911 870
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +8.29%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £630 £575 £570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 27
South East median hourly rate £47.18 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.74% +63.64% +32.00%
10th Percentile £32.88 £17.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £55.00 £46.40
England median hourly rate £42.00 £38.69 £36.31
% change year-on-year +8.56% +6.55% +19.05%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,039 7,802 7,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.17% 46.81% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,180 4,486 4,324
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £610 £575 £563
England median daily rate £460 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.51% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 339 361
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -5.44%
10th Percentile £11.09 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £60.60 £47.40 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% -1.81%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley -7 473 £455 +7.06% 89
Berkshire -4 348 £438 +2.94% 50
Hampshire -12 299 £425 -2.86% 44
Surrey -13 145 £500 +6.58% 35
Buckinghamshire -16 94 £500 +33.33% 24
West Sussex -8 59 £413 -9.84% 11
Oxfordshire -8 31 £585 +23.16% 15
East Sussex -15 19 £403 -10.44% 2
Kent -7 14 £500 +18.69% 11
Middlesex +4 5 £338 -20.59%
Sussex +1 2 - -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 549 (52.84%) SQL
2 254 (24.45%) Java
3 249 (23.97%) PL/SQL
4 224 (21.56%) Finance
5 221 (21.27%) Oracle Database
6 219 (21.08%) SQL Server
7 216 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
7 216 (20.79%) Security Cleared
8 215 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 212 (20.40%) Windows
9 212 (20.40%) Linux
10 174 (16.75%) SC Cleared
11 171 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 171 (16.46%) DevOps
12 160 (15.40%) Migration
13 156 (15.01%) Unix
14 129 (12.42%) Relational Database
15 111 (10.68%) .NET
16 108 (10.39%) ERP
16 108 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
17 105 (10.11%) XML
17 105 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
18 98 (9.43%) Web Services
19 97 (9.34%) JavaScript
20 96 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
21 92 (8.85%) C#
22 91 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
23 90 (8.66%) Active Directory
24 88 (8.47%) Shell Script
25 85 (8.18%) Telecoms

Oracle
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 82 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 57 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 51 (4.91%) Confluence
4 36 (3.46%) Apache
5 35 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 35 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 24 (2.31%) CMS
7 19 (1.83%) IIS
7 19 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.73%) Apache Spark
9 15 (1.44%) SAS
10 11 (1.06%) JBoss
10 11 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.96%) iPlanet
11 10 (0.96%) nginx
11 10 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (0.67%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.48%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.096%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.096%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 69 (6.64%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (4.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (3.18%) Oracle Receivables
4 29 (2.79%) Oracle Applications
5 22 (2.12%) Oracle ERP
6 20 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (1.44%) Eloqua
8 14 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
9 13 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (1.06%) CSG Singleview
11 10 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
11 10 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.96%) Oracle TCA
11 10 (0.96%) Sonata
12 8 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
13 7 (0.67%) NetSuite
13 7 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
14 6 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
15 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 171 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (7.60%) SaaS
4 59 (5.68%) PaaS
5 28 (2.69%) IaaS
6 24 (2.31%) Power Platform
7 23 (2.21%) Office 365
8 22 (2.12%) GitHub
9 20 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.92%) OpenShift
10 17 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (1.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 10 (0.96%) IBM Blueworks
13 9 (0.87%) Apigee
13 9 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.58%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
15 6 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.66%) Firewall
2 35 (3.37%) SAN
3 28 (2.69%) DNS
4 21 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.92%) LAN
6 18 (1.73%) Internet
7 17 (1.64%) SMTP
7 17 (1.64%) WAN
8 15 (1.44%) HTTP
9 14 (1.35%) Intranet
10 12 (1.15%) SSL
10 12 (1.15%) VPN
11 10 (0.96%) NAS
12 7 (0.67%) FTP
12 7 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (0.48%) DHCP
13 5 (0.48%) Skype
13 5 (0.48%) VLAN
14 4 (0.38%) 3G
14 4 (0.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (21.27%) Oracle Database
2 219 (21.08%) SQL Server
3 129 (12.42%) Relational Database
4 81 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (7.12%) Oracle Reports
6 71 (6.83%) RDBMS
7 64 (6.16%) MySQL
8 52 (5.00%) DB2
8 52 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 51 (4.91%) Oracle Database 12c
10 49 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 44 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 43 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
14 30 (2.89%) Oracle Exadata
15 29 (2.79%) Big Data
16 25 (2.41%) Hadoop
17 23 (2.21%) MongoDB
17 23 (2.21%) Power BI
18 20 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 84 (8.08%) Jenkins
2 83 (7.99%) JIRA
3 53 (5.10%) Git (software)
4 43 (4.14%) Bitbucket
5 38 (3.66%) Maven
6 35 (3.37%) Selenium
7 25 (2.41%) PVCS
8 21 (2.02%) Visual Studio
9 20 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
9 20 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
10 19 (1.83%) Toad
11 18 (1.73%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 14 (1.35%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.35%) JUnit
13 14 (1.35%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.25%) Subversion
15 12 (1.15%) Ant
15 12 (1.15%) MSTest
15 12 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 224 (21.56%) Finance
2 85 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.33%) Retail
4 30 (2.89%) Banking
5 28 (2.69%) Billing
6 21 (2.02%) Marketing
6 21 (2.02%) Public Sector
7 15 (1.44%) Automotive
8 13 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.15%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.06%) Legal
11 8 (0.77%) Military
12 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.38%) Games
13 4 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.29%) Back Office
14 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 265 (25.51%) Developer
2 142 (13.67%) Architect
3 129 (12.42%) Analyst
4 95 (9.14%) Consultant
5 78 (7.51%) DBA
6 69 (6.64%) Oracle Developer
7 56 (5.39%) Java Developer
8 55 (5.29%) Oracle Consultant
9 52 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 50 (4.81%) Oracle DBA
11 49 (4.72%) SQL Developer
12 41 (3.95%) Administrator
13 40 (3.85%) Project Manager
14 32 (3.08%) Business Analyst
15 28 (2.69%) Senior Developer
16 27 (2.60%) .NET Developer
16 27 (2.60%) PL/SQL Developer
17 24 (2.31%) DevOps Engineer
17 24 (2.31%) Oracle Analyst
18 23 (2.21%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (10.68%) .NET
2 105 (10.11%) XML
3 98 (9.43%) Web Services
4 79 (7.60%) Middleware
5 72 (6.93%) Oracle Fusion
6 65 (6.26%) HTML
7 58 (5.58%) Spring
8 51 (4.91%) J2EE
9 46 (4.43%) .NET Framework
10 42 (4.04%) CSS
11 36 (3.46%) ASP.NET
12 34 (3.27%) JMS
12 34 (3.27%) REST
13 32 (3.08%) AngularJS
13 32 (3.08%) Hibernate
13 32 (3.08%) SOAP
14 25 (2.41%) Node.js
15 24 (2.31%) JDBC
16 23 (2.21%) JSON
17 21 (2.02%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.66%) Clustering
4 29 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (2.79%) Mainframe
5 21 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.73%) Replication
9 13 (1.25%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (0.87%) PKI
12 9 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.77%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.77%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.67%) DataPower
15 6 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 212 (20.40%) Linux
1 212 (20.40%) Windows
2 156 (15.01%) Unix
3 71 (6.83%) Windows Server
4 50 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (4.52%) AIX
7 25 (2.41%) OpenVMS
8 22 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.83%) Windows 10
10 14 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (1.25%) SUSE
12 9 (0.87%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.77%) Solaris
14 6 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.58%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.48%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.38%) CentOS
16 4 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (16.46%) DevOps
3 160 (15.40%) Migration
4 108 (10.39%) ERP
4 108 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
5 96 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
6 91 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
7 79 (7.60%) CRM
7 79 (7.60%) ITIL
8 77 (7.41%) Data Migration
9 74 (7.12%) Project Management
10 73 (7.03%) ETL
11 69 (6.64%) Data Modelling
12 63 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (5.68%) Project Delivery
14 57 (5.49%) SOA
15 51 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 51 (4.91%) TOGAF
16 48 (4.62%) TDD
17 46 (4.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 549 (52.84%) SQL
2 254 (24.45%) Java
3 249 (23.97%) PL/SQL
4 97 (9.34%) JavaScript
5 92 (8.85%) C#
6 88 (8.47%) Shell Script
7 69 (6.64%) Python
8 51 (4.91%) C
9 48 (4.62%) PowerShell
10 43 (4.14%) C++
11 39 (3.75%) VB
12 23 (2.21%) Java 8
13 22 (2.12%) Perl
14 19 (1.83%) PHP
15 17 (1.64%) Fortran
16 14 (1.35%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.35%) XQuery
17 12 (1.15%) Korn
18 11 (1.06%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 216 (20.79%) Security Cleared
2 174 (16.75%) SC Cleared
3 53 (5.10%) Degree
4 45 (4.33%) DV Cleared
5 36 (3.46%) ISEB
5 36 (3.46%) ISTQB
6 23 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (2.12%) TOGAF Certification
8 19 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (1.64%) MCSE
10 14 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.25%) CCNA
12 8 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.67%) CISSP
13 7 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (0.58%) ACCA
14 6 (0.58%) CIMA
14 6 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.48%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.39%) QA
2 35 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.64%) SLA
4 11 (1.06%) GDPR
5 10 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.77%) PMO
7 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.38%) ITGC
8 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.19%) GAAP
9 2 (0.19%) GMP
10 1 (0.096%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.096%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.096%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.096%) NIST
10 1 (0.096%) P3O
System Software
1 90 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 52 (5.00%) Docker
3 40 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 35 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (2.31%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (1.15%) XenApp
7 10 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.77%) RACF
8 8 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.096%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.096%) Firmware
11 1 (0.096%) iptables
11 1 (0.096%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.096%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 31 (2.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 28 (2.69%) Amdocs OSS
3 27 (2.60%) Data Guard
4 24 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 23 (2.21%) Ansible
6 17 (1.64%) Kubernetes
7 15 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (1.25%) Puppet
10 12 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (1.06%) SCCM
12 10 (0.96%) HP ALM
13 8 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (0.77%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.77%) Terraform
14 7 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
15 5 (0.48%) Ambari
15 5 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.48%) logstash
15 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 215 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 84 (8.08%) IBM
3 74 (7.12%) VMware
4 60 (5.77%) SAP
5 38 (3.66%) Citrix
6 37 (3.56%) HP
6 37 (3.56%) Red Hat
7 28 (2.69%) Cramer
8 27 (2.60%) webMethods
9 25 (2.41%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.31%) Informatica
11 20 (1.92%) TIBCO
12 18 (1.73%) BEA
13 17 (1.64%) Google
13 17 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.54%) NetApp
15 14 (1.35%) Cisco
15 14 (1.35%) EMC
15 14 (1.35%) Remedy
16 13 (1.25%) Tableau