Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 24 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 472 1,068 1,567
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 10.05% 7.28% 9.38%
As % of the Vendors category 19.53% 15.11% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 662 926
Median daily rate £525 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +0.56% +2.29%
10th Percentile £365 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £630 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 14
Median hourly rate £42.00 £47.18 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.98% +78.02% +68.27%
10th Percentile £35.00 £32.88 £15.58
90th Percentile £56.40 £72.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £39.69
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.83% +5.83%

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 2,417 7,066 7,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.48% 48.18% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,446 4,192 4,490
Median daily rate £459 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +5.88% +2.12%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £603 £576
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 319 343
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.31 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +13.59% +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £60.30 £47.76
Median hourly rate £24.30 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.84% +10.34% +2.94%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Oracle as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 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 +13 252 £533 +17.03% 16
Buckinghamshire +25 142 £525 +5.00% 9
Hampshire +1 102 £488 +13.37% 10
Berkshire 0 101 £550 +25.71% 7
West Sussex +24 55 £495 +20.00% 2
Surrey +11 41 £550 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +19 9 £500 -12.66%
East Sussex +27 8 £490 +21.59% 1
Kent +25 8 £488 -2.50% 2
Sussex +4 1 £400 -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 195 (41.31%) SQL
2 192 (40.68%) Security Cleared
3 172 (36.44%) SC Cleared
4 110 (23.31%) PL/SQL
5 105 (22.25%) Migration
6 90 (19.07%) ERP
7 85 (18.01%) Oracle Database
8 84 (17.80%) Finance
9 66 (13.98%) Shell Script
9 66 (13.98%) Java
9 66 (13.98%) Linux
10 61 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (12.71%) Oracle Fusion
12 55 (11.65%) Data Migration
13 53 (11.23%) Public Sector
14 50 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (10.38%) Oracle Payables
16 47 (9.96%) Oracle Reports
16 47 (9.96%) Oracle EBS
17 46 (9.75%) Windows
18 45 (9.53%) XML
19 44 (9.32%) Unit Testing
20 43 (9.11%) General Ledger
21 42 (8.90%) DevOps
22 41 (8.69%) Performance Tuning
22 41 (8.69%) Microsoft
23 40 (8.47%) ETL
23 40 (8.47%) Unix
24 38 (8.05%) SQL Server
25 36 (7.63%) Middleware

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 32 (6.78%) WebLogic
2 29 (6.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (5.72%) WebSphere
4 22 (4.66%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (2.54%) Confluence
6 11 (2.33%) IIS
7 10 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.91%) Apache
8 9 (1.91%) AquaLogic
9 8 (1.69%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.48%) CMS
10 7 (1.48%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.06%) JBoss
11 5 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.85%) SAP Portal
13 2 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.42%) GemFire
13 2 (0.42%) nginx
14 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (10.38%) Oracle Payables
2 47 (9.96%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (6.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 29 (6.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 23 (4.87%) Oracle ERP
6 22 (4.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 20 (4.24%) Maximo
7 20 (4.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (2.75%) NetSuite
8 13 (2.75%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (2.54%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (2.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (1.69%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (1.48%) Documaker
11 7 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (1.48%) Oracle Payroll
12 6 (1.27%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Manufacturing
13 5 (1.06%) Oracle ASCP
14 4 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.63%) AWS
2 33 (6.99%) Azure
3 27 (5.72%) SaaS
4 12 (2.54%) PaaS
5 8 (1.69%) Boomi
5 8 (1.69%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.27%) IaaS
8 5 (1.06%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 5 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.06%) GitHub
8 5 (1.06%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.06%) Serverless
9 4 (0.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.12%) Firewall
2 8 (1.69%) DNS
3 7 (1.48%) SAN
3 7 (1.48%) VPN
4 6 (1.27%) SSL
5 3 (0.64%) HTTP
5 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.42%) DMZ
6 2 (0.42%) DSL
6 2 (0.42%) SSH
6 2 (0.42%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.21%) Internet
7 1 (0.21%) MPLS
7 1 (0.21%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.21%) Skype
7 1 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.21%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.21%) VoWiFi
7 1 (0.21%) WebEx
7 1 (0.21%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.01%) Oracle Database
2 47 (9.96%) Oracle Reports
3 38 (8.05%) SQL Server
4 36 (7.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 28 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 23 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (4.66%) MySQL
9 21 (4.45%) Oracle ODI
10 19 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (3.60%) Essbase
11 17 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (2.97%) Big Data
13 13 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (2.33%) Oracle Smart View
15 9 (1.91%) DataStage
15 9 (1.91%) DB2
16 8 (1.69%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.69%) DB2 UDB
16 8 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (5.93%) Git (software)
1 28 (5.93%) JIRA
2 18 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.60%) Subversion
4 14 (2.97%) Ant
4 14 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 14 (2.97%) Selenium
5 12 (2.54%) Maven
6 8 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.48%) PVCS
8 5 (1.06%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.06%) Toad
9 4 (0.85%) JUnit
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.64%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.64%) ERwin
10 3 (0.64%) Gatling
10 3 (0.64%) Hudson
10 3 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 84 (17.80%) Finance
2 53 (11.23%) Public Sector
3 43 (9.11%) General Ledger
4 19 (4.03%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.12%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.12%) Banking
6 10 (2.12%) Billing
7 8 (1.69%) Marketing
8 6 (1.27%) Electronics
9 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.85%) Retail
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (22.67%) Developer
2 55 (11.65%) Analyst
2 55 (11.65%) Consultant
3 54 (11.44%) Architect
4 42 (8.90%) DBA
5 34 (7.20%) Oracle Consultant
6 33 (6.99%) Oracle DBA
7 32 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
8 31 (6.57%) Oracle Analyst
9 29 (6.14%) Oracle Specialist
10 23 (4.87%) Business Analyst
11 20 (4.24%) Technical Developer
12 19 (4.03%) Administrator
13 18 (3.81%) Maximo Developer
14 17 (3.60%) Oracle Business Analyst
15 16 (3.39%) Cloud Architect
15 16 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
16 15 (3.18%) Java Developer
16 15 (3.18%) Oracle Architect
16 15 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 45 (9.53%) XML
3 36 (7.63%) Middleware
4 33 (6.99%) SOAP
5 32 (6.78%) Web Services
6 18 (3.81%) Spring
6 18 (3.81%) XSLT
7 15 (3.18%) HTML
7 15 (3.18%) JMS
8 14 (2.97%) REST
8 14 (2.97%) XSD
9 13 (2.75%) SailPoint
10 11 (2.33%) LDAP
11 10 (2.12%) EJB
12 9 (1.91%) EclipseLink
12 9 (1.91%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.91%) iBATIS
12 9 (1.91%) Java EE
12 9 (1.91%) JPA
12 9 (1.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.18%) Clustering
3 13 (2.75%) Mainframe
4 11 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.12%) Cloud Native
5 10 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.69%) Replication
7 7 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (0.85%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.64%) CMDB
9 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.64%) DataPower
9 3 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.42%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.98%) Linux
2 46 (9.75%) Windows
3 40 (8.47%) Unix
4 32 (6.78%) AIX
5 19 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (3.18%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.48%) OpenVMS
7 7 (1.48%) Solaris
7 7 (1.48%) SUSE
8 6 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) HPUX
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) VMS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.25%) Migration
2 90 (19.07%) ERP
3 61 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (11.65%) Data Migration
5 50 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (9.32%) Unit Testing
7 42 (8.90%) DevOps
8 41 (8.69%) Performance Tuning
9 40 (8.47%) ETL
10 36 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (7.42%) E-business
12 30 (6.36%) Data Modelling
13 29 (6.14%) SOA
14 27 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (5.51%) Cash Management
16 25 (5.30%) Data Integration
17 22 (4.66%) ITIL
18 21 (4.45%) Coaching
18 21 (4.45%) Test Automation
19 20 (4.24%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (41.31%) SQL
2 110 (23.31%) PL/SQL
3 66 (13.98%) Java
3 66 (13.98%) Shell Script
4 28 (5.93%) Python
5 21 (4.45%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.60%) C
7 15 (3.18%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.75%) Perl
9 12 (2.54%) C#
10 9 (1.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (1.69%) BeanShell
11 8 (1.69%) Bourne shell
11 8 (1.69%) Korn
12 7 (1.48%) C++
13 6 (1.27%) Fortran
13 6 (1.27%) PHP
13 6 (1.27%) Scala
14 5 (1.06%) XQuery
15 4 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 192 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 172 (36.44%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.14%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.33%) Degree
5 5 (1.06%) ACCA
5 5 (1.06%) CIMA
5 5 (1.06%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.64%) CISA
7 3 (0.64%) CISM
7 3 (0.64%) CISSP
7 3 (0.64%) ISEB
7 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.64%) OCP
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.42%) IISP
8 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.54%) QA
2 10 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.06%) GDPR
4 4 (0.85%) GxP
5 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.64%) NIST
5 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.64%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) COSO
7 1 (0.21%) FINREP
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.91%) Docker
5 8 (1.69%) RACF
6 7 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.85%) XenApp
9 3 (0.64%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.42%) GFS2
10 2 (0.42%) KVM
10 2 (0.42%) Samba
10 2 (0.42%) vSphere
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 18 (3.81%) Data Guard
1 18 (3.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (3.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.48%) Nessus
4 7 (1.48%) Terraform
5 6 (1.27%) Ansible
6 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.85%) Foglight
7 4 (0.85%) Puppet
7 4 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (0.64%) vRealize
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.42%) SELinux
9 2 (0.42%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (0.42%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (8.69%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.57%) SAP
3 28 (5.93%) IBM
4 20 (4.24%) VMware
5 16 (3.39%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.54%) BEA
6 12 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.33%) Sun
8 10 (2.12%) Informatica
8 10 (2.12%) Workday
9 9 (1.91%) Tableau
10 8 (1.69%) BMC
10 8 (1.69%) Dell
10 8 (1.69%) Talend
11 7 (1.48%) Sybase
12 6 (1.27%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.27%) Imperva
12 6 (1.27%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.27%) Splunk
13 5 (1.06%) HP