Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1,331 1,486 1,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.84% 8.92% 8.57%
As % of the Vendors category 17.01% 18.70% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 897 800
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £317 £306
90th Percentile £575 £576 £588
England median daily rate £480 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -13.16% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £11.17 £12.00
90th Percentile £59.09 £40.60 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% -2.70%

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 7,823 7,945 7,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.09% 47.71% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,515 4,590 4,551
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 326 390
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.31 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.14% +14.46% -15.97%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.13 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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
Thames Valley -1 559 £438 -2.78% 91
Hampshire +6 360 £460 +8.24% 49
Berkshire -6 328 £445 +3.19% 54
Surrey -18 200 £480 +0.52% 35
Buckinghamshire +13 136 £363 -3.33% 15
West Sussex +2 100 £450 +5.88% 23
Oxfordshire -4 95 £500 - 22
Kent -5 31 £525 +50.00% 6
East Sussex -33 25 £438 +25.00% 1
Middlesex -10 9 £425 -8.11% 1
Sussex +5 1 £550 +51.72%
Home Counties +2 1 - -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 535 (40.20%) SQL
2 341 (25.62%) Java
3 306 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 290 (21.79%) Oracle Database
5 285 (21.41%) Finance
6 242 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 221 (16.60%) Unix
7 221 (16.60%) Security Cleared
8 218 (16.38%) PL/SQL
9 214 (16.08%) Linux
10 213 (16.00%) Windows
11 211 (15.85%) Migration
12 190 (14.27%) SC Cleared
13 181 (13.60%) SQL Server
14 161 (12.10%) Web Services
15 152 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 135 (10.14%) XML
17 133 (9.99%) Oracle Reports
18 125 (9.39%) SAP
19 122 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
20 116 (8.72%) .NET
21 115 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
22 113 (8.49%) VMware
22 113 (8.49%) C#
23 112 (8.41%) Project Management
24 110 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
25 108 (8.11%) JavaScript
26 102 (7.66%) ERP
26 102 (7.66%) DevOps
26 102 (7.66%) Problem-Solving

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 94 (7.06%) WebLogic
2 79 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 70 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 53 (3.98%) Tomcat
5 41 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 38 (2.85%) OpenStack
7 36 (2.70%) Apache
8 31 (2.33%) IIS
8 31 (2.33%) SharePoint
9 26 (1.95%) Confluence
10 25 (1.88%) CMS
11 22 (1.65%) JBoss
12 21 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
13 18 (1.35%) SAS
14 14 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
14 14 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (0.90%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.83%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.60%) NetWeaver
17 8 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 90 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 91 (6.84%) Oracle EBS
2 84 (6.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 46 (3.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 33 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
5 31 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
5 31 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
6 28 (2.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 18 (1.35%) NetSuite
8 14 (1.05%) CSG Singleview
8 14 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.98%) Eloqua
9 13 (0.98%) Oracle Utilities
10 11 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
10 11 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 10 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.75%) Siebel CRM
12 9 (0.68%) Magento
12 9 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
13 7 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 152 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.70%) IaaS
3 36 (2.70%) SaaS
4 27 (2.03%) PaaS
5 18 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (0.98%) Boomi
7 11 (0.83%) GitHub
8 10 (0.75%) Office 365
9 9 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
10 8 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
11 7 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.53%) BlueKai
12 6 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.38%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.81%) Firewall
2 57 (4.28%) SAN
3 31 (2.33%) LAN
4 30 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 27 (2.03%) DNS
6 25 (1.88%) WAN
7 21 (1.58%) VPN
8 18 (1.35%) HTTP
9 17 (1.28%) Internet
9 17 (1.28%) NetScaler
10 13 (0.98%) SSL
11 11 (0.83%) NAS
12 9 (0.68%) NFC
12 9 (0.68%) VoIP
13 8 (0.60%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.53%) DHCP
14 7 (0.53%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.53%) MPLS
14 7 (0.53%) Wireless
15 5 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (21.79%) Oracle Database
2 181 (13.60%) SQL Server
3 133 (9.99%) Oracle Reports
4 98 (7.36%) MySQL
5 86 (6.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 74 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 69 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
9 57 (4.28%) NoSQL
10 56 (4.21%) Relational Database
11 48 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
11 48 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
13 35 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 34 (2.55%) DB2
14 34 (2.55%) RDBMS
15 29 (2.18%) Big Data
15 29 (2.18%) MongoDB
16 26 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 25 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 63 (4.73%) JIRA
3 57 (4.28%) Jenkins
4 53 (3.98%) Oracle Forms
5 46 (3.46%) Toad
6 38 (2.85%) Oracle APEX
7 31 (2.33%) NUnit
8 30 (2.25%) MSTest
9 29 (2.18%) Subversion
10 28 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (1.95%) SoapUI
11 26 (1.95%) Visual Studio
12 25 (1.88%) Selenium
13 21 (1.58%) JUnit
14 20 (1.50%) Cucumber
14 20 (1.50%) Maven
15 19 (1.43%) ProC
16 18 (1.35%) PVCS
17 12 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 12 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 285 (21.41%) Finance
2 54 (4.06%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.46%) Retail
4 35 (2.63%) Banking
5 34 (2.55%) Marketing
6 25 (1.88%) Billing
7 19 (1.43%) Back Office
8 18 (1.35%) Publishing
9 16 (1.20%) General Ledger
10 12 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.75%) Legal
12 9 (0.68%) Advertising
13 8 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.53%) Military
15 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.23%) Electronics
18 2 (0.15%) Automotive
18 2 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 390 (29.30%) Developer
2 194 (14.58%) Analyst
3 164 (12.32%) Architect
4 114 (8.56%) Java Developer
5 110 (8.26%) Oracle Developer
6 102 (7.66%) Consultant
7 69 (5.18%) SQL Developer
8 65 (4.88%) DBA
9 63 (4.73%) Project Manager
10 53 (3.98%) Data Analyst
10 53 (3.98%) Test Analyst
11 51 (3.83%) Infrastructure Architect
11 51 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
12 48 (3.61%) Senior Developer
13 47 (3.53%) Oracle Consultant
14 46 (3.46%) Oracle Analyst
15 39 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
16 38 (2.85%) .NET Developer
17 33 (2.48%) Software Engineer
18 32 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (12.10%) Web Services
2 135 (10.14%) XML
3 116 (8.72%) .NET
4 98 (7.36%) Middleware
5 90 (6.76%) SOAP
6 82 (6.16%) HTML
7 80 (6.01%) Spring
8 75 (5.63%) CSS
9 60 (4.51%) Oracle Fusion
10 49 (3.68%) RESTful
11 44 (3.31%) Kafka
12 43 (3.23%) REST
13 42 (3.16%) J2EE
14 38 (2.85%) AngularJS
15 37 (2.78%) jQuery
15 37 (2.78%) JSON
16 35 (2.63%) ASP.NET
16 35 (2.63%) Spring Boot
17 32 (2.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 31 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 41 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (2.93%) Clustering
4 34 (2.55%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.03%) Virtual Team
6 25 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.73%) User Experience
8 21 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (1.50%) Replication
10 19 (1.43%) Cloud Native
11 14 (1.05%) Public Cloud
12 12 (0.90%) PKI
13 11 (0.83%) Driving Licence
14 10 (0.75%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.75%) Reference Data
15 9 (0.68%) iPad
16 7 (0.53%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.45%) Data Structures
18 5 (0.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 221 (16.60%) Unix
2 214 (16.08%) Linux
3 213 (16.00%) Windows
4 78 (5.86%) Windows Server
5 68 (5.11%) AIX
6 61 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (3.01%) Solaris
8 36 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (2.48%) OpenVMS
10 25 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (1.65%) SUSE
12 19 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 19 (1.43%) Windows 7
13 15 (1.13%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.98%) CentOS
15 12 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.45%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (15.85%) Migration
3 115 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
4 112 (8.41%) Project Management
5 102 (7.66%) DevOps
5 102 (7.66%) ERP
5 102 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
6 93 (6.99%) ITIL
7 92 (6.91%) TDD
8 91 (6.84%) Test Automation
9 90 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (6.46%) SOA
11 83 (6.24%) Data Migration
12 74 (5.56%) CRM
13 73 (5.48%) ETL
14 72 (5.41%) OO
15 70 (5.26%) Scrum
16 68 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
17 67 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 67 (5.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 535 (40.20%) SQL
2 341 (25.62%) Java
3 218 (16.38%) PL/SQL
4 113 (8.49%) C#
5 108 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 59 (4.43%) Python
7 49 (3.68%) Java 8
7 49 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 42 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 41 (3.08%) C
10 33 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 27 (2.03%) C++
12 26 (1.95%) Perl
13 24 (1.80%) VB
14 21 (1.58%) Groovy
15 19 (1.43%) VBA
16 18 (1.35%) Bash Shell
17 17 (1.28%) PHP
18 15 (1.13%) Ruby
19 14 (1.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 221 (16.60%) Security Cleared
2 190 (14.27%) SC Cleared
3 85 (6.39%) Degree
4 67 (5.03%) ISEB
5 65 (4.88%) ISTQB
6 61 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (2.03%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.75%) CISA
11 10 (0.75%) CISM
11 10 (0.75%) CISSP
11 10 (0.75%) CREST Certified
11 10 (0.75%) IISP
11 10 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.68%) MOS
12 9 (0.68%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.03%) QA
2 33 (2.48%) SLA
3 31 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 28 (2.10%) GDPR
5 22 (1.65%) PMO
6 15 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.13%) PCI DSS
7 14 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
8 10 (0.75%) ISO 22301
8 10 (0.75%) ISO 31000
8 10 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.075%) COBIT
10 1 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.075%) P3O
System Software
1 86 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 48 (3.61%) Docker
4 47 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
5 43 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 32 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (2.25%) XenApp
8 15 (1.13%) NFS
9 12 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.83%) vSphere
10 11 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.75%) HDFS
11 10 (0.75%) KVM
12 9 (0.68%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.38%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.38%) Xen
15 3 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 76 (5.71%) Ansible
2 62 (4.66%) Puppet
3 52 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (3.31%) Data Guard
5 28 (2.10%) HP ALM
6 27 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 25 (1.88%) SCCM
8 17 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (1.20%) Kubernetes
10 13 (0.98%) Nessus
11 12 (0.90%) SCOM
12 11 (0.83%) Amdocs OSS
12 11 (0.83%) Terraform
13 10 (0.75%) Kibana
13 10 (0.75%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 9 (0.68%) Grafana
14 9 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
14 9 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (0.68%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 242 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 125 (9.39%) SAP
3 113 (8.49%) VMware
4 85 (6.39%) IBM
5 69 (5.18%) Citrix
5 69 (5.18%) HP
6 63 (4.73%) Red Hat
7 51 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (2.25%) Cisco
9 28 (2.10%) Google
10 27 (2.03%) webMethods
11 26 (1.95%) Remedy
12 21 (1.58%) Informatica
13 19 (1.43%) Imperva
13 19 (1.43%) Splunk
14 18 (1.35%) Talend
15 17 (1.28%) Dell
15 17 (1.28%) Sun
16 16 (1.20%) McAfee
16 16 (1.20%) Tableau