Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 22 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 813 1,175 1,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.00% 7.46% 8.73%
As % of the Vendors category 14.02% 15.99% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 720 884
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £332 £325 £315
90th Percentile £612 £588 £590
England median daily rate £495 £500 £465
% change year-on-year -1.00% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 20
South East median hourly rate £48.99 £45.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.86% +42.86% -23.64%
10th Percentile £18.20 £25.55 £8.81
90th Percentile £82.50 £63.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -4.64%

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 5,798 7,350 7,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.95% 46.69% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,334 4,211 4,500
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £237
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 296 292
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -5.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £64.50 £50.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +1 379 £475 +7.95% 81
Berkshire +5 309 £450 - 50
Hampshire +1 258 £450 -5.26% 35
Surrey -10 76 £450 -6.25% 32
West Sussex +4 68 £500 +11.11% 23
Buckinghamshire -22 44 £400 +8.11% 25
Oxfordshire -11 26 £585 +17.00% 6
East Sussex +2 12 £490 +10.11% 2
Sussex - 6 £488 -
Middlesex +13 3 £481 - 1
Kent -14 2 - - 7
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 382 (46.99%) SQL
2 186 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (22.26%) Microsoft
4 168 (20.66%) Security Cleared
4 168 (20.66%) Oracle Database
5 167 (20.54%) Windows
6 165 (20.30%) PL/SQL
7 161 (19.80%) Finance
8 143 (17.59%) SC Cleared
8 143 (17.59%) Azure
9 136 (16.73%) Java
10 131 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
10 131 (16.11%) Migration
11 130 (15.99%) SQL Server
12 128 (15.74%) Linux
13 111 (13.65%) DevOps
14 105 (12.92%) Oracle EBS
15 103 (12.67%) ERP
16 87 (10.70%) JavaScript
17 85 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
18 84 (10.33%) Unix
19 83 (10.21%) Oracle ODI
20 79 (9.72%) XML
21 77 (9.47%) Project Management
22 76 (9.35%) ETL
23 75 (9.23%) Oracle Fusion
24 71 (8.73%) Oracle Reports
25 68 (8.36%) Web Services
26 67 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
27 63 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management

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 62 (7.63%) WebLogic
2 43 (5.29%) Confluence
3 37 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 30 (3.69%) Tomcat
5 28 (3.44%) Apache
6 27 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
8 15 (1.85%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.72%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (1.23%) IIS
11 10 (1.23%) SAS
12 8 (0.98%) nginx
13 7 (0.86%) JBoss
13 7 (0.86%) Jupyter
14 6 (0.74%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.62%) CMS
15 5 (0.62%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.62%) SAP Portal
16 4 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 53 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 105 (12.92%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (4.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 33 (4.06%) Oracle Applications
5 25 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
6 21 (2.58%) Maximo
7 19 (2.34%) Oracle ERP
8 17 (2.09%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (1.60%) Oracle Retail
9 13 (1.60%) Oracle TCA
10 12 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
12 10 (1.23%) NetSuite
13 9 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
14 6 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
15 5 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
15 5 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
15 5 (0.62%) SAP HCM
16 4 (0.49%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 143 (17.59%) Azure
2 48 (5.90%) PaaS
2 48 (5.90%) SaaS
3 46 (5.66%) AWS
4 29 (3.57%) IaaS
5 24 (2.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 23 (2.83%) Power Platform
7 18 (2.21%) GCP
7 18 (2.21%) Office 365
8 17 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (1.85%) GitHub
10 9 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.98%) Boomi
11 8 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.86%) Serverless
13 6 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.74%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.80%) Firewall
2 30 (3.69%) SAN
3 23 (2.83%) DNS
4 17 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.97%) Internet
6 15 (1.85%) VPN
7 12 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 12 (1.48%) SMTP
8 11 (1.35%) NAS
9 9 (1.11%) DHCP
10 8 (0.98%) LAN
10 8 (0.98%) WAN
11 6 (0.74%) Intranet
12 5 (0.62%) HTTP
13 4 (0.49%) DSL
13 4 (0.49%) SSL
14 3 (0.37%) PuTTY
14 3 (0.37%) SNMP
14 3 (0.37%) WinSCP
15 2 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (20.66%) Oracle Database
2 130 (15.99%) SQL Server
3 83 (10.21%) Oracle ODI
4 71 (8.73%) Oracle Reports
5 54 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (6.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 51 (6.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 49 (6.03%) Relational Database
8 48 (5.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 47 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
11 26 (3.20%) Big Data
12 24 (2.95%) MySQL
13 23 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (2.83%) Power BI
13 23 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
14 20 (2.46%) RDBMS
14 20 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (2.21%) MongoDB
15 18 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (6.15%) JIRA
2 32 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 30 (3.69%) Bitbucket
4 27 (3.32%) Selenium
5 24 (2.95%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.21%) Oracle APEX
6 18 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.09%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.97%) HP UFT
9 12 (1.48%) PVCS
9 12 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (1.35%) ProC
11 10 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (1.11%) Gatling
13 8 (0.98%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.98%) MSI
13 8 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (0.74%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 161 (19.80%) Finance
2 36 (4.43%) Retail
3 35 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.20%) Public Sector
5 22 (2.71%) Billing
6 17 (2.09%) Banking
7 16 (1.97%) General Ledger
8 14 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.48%) Legal
10 9 (1.11%) Marketing
11 6 (0.74%) Automotive
11 6 (0.74%) German Language
11 6 (0.74%) Local Government
12 5 (0.62%) Publishing
13 4 (0.49%) Electronics
13 4 (0.49%) French Language
14 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 220 (27.06%) Developer
2 127 (15.62%) Architect
3 98 (12.05%) Analyst
4 74 (9.10%) Consultant
5 66 (8.12%) Oracle Developer
6 55 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (4.92%) Oracle Consultant
8 30 (3.69%) Administrator
9 26 (3.20%) Oracle Architect
9 26 (3.20%) SQL Developer
10 24 (2.95%) DBA
11 23 (2.83%) Oracle Analyst
12 22 (2.71%) OBIEE Developer
13 21 (2.58%) Project Manager
14 20 (2.46%) Tester
15 19 (2.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 19 (2.34%) Technical Architect
16 18 (2.21%) .NET Developer
16 18 (2.21%) Cloud Architect
16 18 (2.21%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.72%) XML
2 75 (9.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 68 (8.36%) Web Services
4 59 (7.26%) .NET
5 51 (6.27%) HTML
6 43 (5.29%) Middleware
7 34 (4.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 33 (4.06%) J2EE
9 31 (3.81%) REST
10 29 (3.57%) CSS
11 28 (3.44%) XSLT
12 24 (2.95%) AngularJS
13 23 (2.83%) Kafka
14 22 (2.71%) .NET Framework
15 21 (2.58%) Spring
16 17 (2.09%) jQuery
17 15 (1.85%) SOAP
18 14 (1.72%) JDBC
18 14 (1.72%) JSON
18 14 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.06%) Data Structures
3 30 (3.69%) Clustering
4 25 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.58%) Replication
6 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Licensing
7 10 (1.23%) Derivative
8 9 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.74%) PKI
11 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.62%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.49%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.49%) Mashup
13 3 (0.37%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 167 (20.54%) Windows
2 128 (15.74%) Linux
3 84 (10.33%) Unix
4 61 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 37 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (4.31%) AIX
7 27 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.09%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (1.48%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.23%) CentOS
12 8 (0.98%) SUSE
13 7 (0.86%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.74%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.62%) OpenVMS
16 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.25%) Android
18 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
2 131 (16.11%) Migration
3 111 (13.65%) DevOps
4 103 (12.67%) ERP
5 77 (9.47%) Project Management
6 76 (9.35%) ETL
7 67 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
8 63 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (7.38%) Data Modelling
10 53 (6.52%) Analytics
11 49 (6.03%) CRM
12 48 (5.90%) Test Automation
13 46 (5.66%) Configuration Management
14 45 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
15 44 (5.41%) Project Delivery
16 40 (4.92%) SDLC
17 37 (4.55%) SOA
18 36 (4.43%) ITIL
18 36 (4.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 382 (46.99%) SQL
2 165 (20.30%) PL/SQL
3 136 (16.73%) Java
4 87 (10.70%) JavaScript
5 56 (6.89%) Python
6 52 (6.40%) C#
7 43 (5.29%) Shell Script
8 38 (4.67%) PowerShell
9 30 (3.69%) C
10 25 (3.08%) Scala
11 22 (2.71%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.97%) VB
13 15 (1.85%) Perl
14 14 (1.72%) Groovy
15 10 (1.23%) C++
15 10 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 10 (1.23%) R
16 9 (1.11%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.11%) VBScript
17 8 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 168 (20.66%) Security Cleared
2 143 (17.59%) SC Cleared
3 59 (7.26%) Degree
4 32 (3.94%) ISEB
5 30 (3.69%) ISTQB
6 24 (2.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
10 9 (1.11%) MCSE
11 8 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (0.74%) HNC
13 5 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.62%) CCNA
13 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.37%) ACCA
15 3 (0.37%) CIMA
15 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.17%) QA
2 15 (1.85%) GDPR
2 15 (1.85%) PMO
3 14 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.74%) SLA
6 2 (0.25%) P3O
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) BS7799
7 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.12%) GxP
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.12%) NIST
System Software
1 54 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.48%) Docker
6 10 (1.23%) HDFS
6 10 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.49%) vSphere
9 4 (0.49%) XenApp
10 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.37%) OCFS2
11 2 (0.25%) iptables
11 2 (0.25%) NFS
12 1 (0.12%) Corosync
12 1 (0.12%) KVM
12 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (2.95%) HP ALM
2 18 (2.21%) Data Guard
2 18 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.60%) Ansible
5 11 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (1.35%) Terraform
6 9 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.11%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.86%) Oozie
7 7 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.86%) Puppet
8 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.62%) PingFederate
9 5 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.49%) Kibana
11 3 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
11 3 (0.37%) MOM
11 3 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 181 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.77%) VMware
3 48 (5.90%) SAP
4 43 (5.29%) HP
5 29 (3.57%) Citrix
5 29 (3.57%) webMethods
6 26 (3.20%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.08%) IBM
8 23 (2.83%) BEA
9 22 (2.71%) Workday
10 16 (1.97%) Informatica
10 16 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.85%) Google
11 15 (1.85%) Hyperion
12 12 (1.48%) Dell
12 12 (1.48%) Tableau
13 11 (1.35%) McAfee
14 10 (1.23%) Micro Focus
14 10 (1.23%) Remedy
15 9 (1.11%) BMC