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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 904 927 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.97% 9.52% 7.67%
As % of the Vendors category 22.40% 19.32% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 600 466
Median daily rate £438 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.52% +49.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £51.90 £77.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4036 4799 4645
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.99% 49.29% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2184 2900 2474
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 204 263
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +10 261 £453 -3.46% 18
Hampshire -2 202 £425 +6.25% 35
Berkshire +6 152 £400 -11.11% 28
Buckinghamshire -5 77 £413 -8.33% 8
West Sussex +15 75 £468 +24.66% 10
Kent +5 48 £375 +15.38% 8
Oxfordshire -20 34 £475 +18.75% 10
East Sussex +7 19 £413 +32.00% 7
Middlesex +5 9 £456 +1.38%
Home Counties -2 2 £550 -56.00%
Thames Valley - 2 £675 -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 537 (35.45%) SQL
2 428 (28.25%) Finance
3 342 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
4 334 (22.05%) Linux
5 332 (21.91%) Oracle Database
6 314 (20.73%) Java
7 296 (19.54%) Unix
8 242 (15.97%) Security Cleared
9 232 (15.31%) SQL Server
10 221 (14.59%) Web Services
11 211 (13.93%) JavaScript
12 204 (13.47%) XML
13 200 (13.20%) PL/SQL
14 198 (13.07%) SC Cleared
15 197 (13.00%) Relational Database
16 183 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
17 178 (11.75%) Microsoft
18 167 (11.02%) Windows
19 162 (10.69%) HTML
20 155 (10.23%) .NET
21 151 (9.97%) SDLC
22 143 (9.44%) Degree
23 139 (9.17%) C#
24 131 (8.65%) SAP
25 130 (8.58%) Python
26 127 (8.38%) Oracle Database 11g
27 124 (8.18%) Scrum
28 123 (8.12%) ETL
28 123 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
29 121 (7.99%) Red Hat

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 92 (6.07%) WebLogic
2 86 (5.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 62 (4.09%) Apache
4 54 (3.56%) Tomcat
5 51 (3.37%) JBoss
6 42 (2.77%) SharePoint
7 38 (2.51%) WebSphere
8 28 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 23 (1.52%) IIS
10 20 (1.32%) Confluence
10 20 (1.32%) nginx
11 18 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (1.06%) MS Exchange
13 14 (0.92%) SAS
14 12 (0.79%) ATG Dynamo
15 10 (0.66%) NetWeaver
16 9 (0.59%) FileNet
17 8 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 7 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
19 6 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 67 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.58%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.20%) GIMP
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.066%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 78 (5.15%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (3.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 55 (3.63%) Oracle ERP
4 40 (2.64%) Oracle Applications
5 32 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 28 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
7 26 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 24 (1.58%) Oracle BPM
9 20 (1.32%) HFM
9 20 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
10 17 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
11 15 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
11 15 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 14 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
12 14 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
13 12 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
13 12 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
14 10 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
15 9 (0.59%) Primavera
16 7 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.39%) SaaS
4 13 (0.86%) PaaS
5 11 (0.73%) IaaS
5 11 (0.73%) Taleo
6 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.40%) Office 365
8 3 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.20%) GitHub
8 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.13%) Google Checkout
9 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.066%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.066%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.62%) SAN
2 41 (2.71%) NAS
3 25 (1.65%) DNS
4 23 (1.52%) Firewall
5 21 (1.39%) Internet
5 21 (1.39%) LDAP
6 19 (1.25%) LAN
7 18 (1.19%) FTP
7 18 (1.19%) SSH
8 17 (1.12%) HTTP
9 15 (0.99%) PuTTY
9 15 (0.99%) WAN
9 15 (0.99%) WinSCP
10 14 (0.92%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.73%) DHCP
11 11 (0.73%) iSCSI
11 11 (0.73%) SSL
12 10 (0.66%) IPsec
13 9 (0.59%) Network Security
13 9 (0.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (21.91%) Oracle Database
2 232 (15.31%) SQL Server
3 197 (13.00%) Relational Database
4 127 (8.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 105 (6.93%) Oracle Reports
6 101 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 73 (4.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 73 (4.82%) RDBMS
9 62 (4.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 55 (3.63%) MySQL
11 46 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
13 38 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 32 (2.11%) Big Data
14 32 (2.11%) SQLPlus
15 30 (1.98%) Hadoop
16 29 (1.91%) DB2
17 22 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 106 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 95 (6.27%) Jenkins
3 80 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 67 (4.42%) Subversion
5 63 (4.16%) JIRA
6 58 (3.83%) Maven
7 48 (3.17%) Selenium
8 45 (2.97%) JUnit
9 42 (2.77%) Oracle APEX
10 39 (2.57%) ProC
11 37 (2.44%) TeamCity
12 36 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
13 29 (1.91%) HP UFT
14 25 (1.65%) Ant
15 24 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
15 24 (1.58%) Visual Studio
16 23 (1.52%) SpecFlow
17 22 (1.45%) Cucumber
18 21 (1.39%) Eclipse
19 20 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 428 (28.25%) Finance
2 67 (4.42%) Retail
2 67 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 45 (2.97%) Marketing
4 34 (2.24%) Banking
5 27 (1.78%) Publishing
6 24 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.52%) Legal
8 18 (1.19%) Electronics
9 12 (0.79%) Back Office
9 12 (0.79%) Billing
9 12 (0.79%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.53%) German Language
11 7 (0.46%) Advertising
12 5 (0.33%) Automotive
12 5 (0.33%) Local Government
13 3 (0.20%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.20%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.20%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 477 (31.49%) Developer
2 243 (16.04%) Analyst
3 158 (10.43%) Architect
4 123 (8.12%) Java Developer
5 117 (7.72%) Oracle Developer
6 110 (7.26%) Consultant
7 95 (6.27%) Systems Analyst
8 91 (6.01%) .NET Developer
8 91 (6.01%) Oracle Analyst
9 84 (5.54%) SQL Developer
10 80 (5.28%) Administrator
11 60 (3.96%) C# Developer
11 60 (3.96%) Project Manager
12 59 (3.89%) Pensions Analyst
13 55 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 55 (3.63%) DBA
14 54 (3.56%) Oracle Consultant
15 52 (3.43%) Oracle Architect
16 48 (3.17%) WPF Developer
17 47 (3.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (14.59%) Web Services
2 204 (13.47%) XML
3 162 (10.69%) HTML
4 155 (10.23%) .NET
5 90 (5.94%) CSS
6 89 (5.87%) jQuery
6 89 (5.87%) Spring
7 73 (4.82%) Middleware
8 70 (4.62%) REST
9 65 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
10 56 (3.70%) SOAP
11 53 (3.50%) ASP.NET
12 52 (3.43%) WCF
13 51 (3.37%) J2EE
14 50 (3.30%) Hibernate
15 48 (3.17%) JMS
15 48 (3.17%) WPF
16 46 (3.04%) HTML5
17 44 (2.90%) Ajax
18 41 (2.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 35 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 29 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 28 (1.85%) User Experience
7 25 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 25 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.58%) Clustering
9 23 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 21 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (1.06%) Replication
12 11 (0.73%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.66%) Reference Data
14 9 (0.59%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.53%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.53%) W3C
16 7 (0.46%) CESG
16 7 (0.46%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.46%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 334 (22.05%) Linux
2 296 (19.54%) Unix
3 167 (11.02%) Windows
4 101 (6.67%) Solaris
5 90 (5.94%) AIX
6 85 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (2.77%) Windows Server
8 25 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.12%) Windows Vista
11 12 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.73%) CentOS
12 11 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.59%) HPUX
14 8 (0.53%) Android
14 8 (0.53%) SUSE
15 7 (0.46%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.46%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
3 151 (9.97%) SDLC
4 124 (8.18%) Scrum
5 123 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (8.12%) ETL
6 113 (7.46%) Migration
7 102 (6.73%) ERP
8 99 (6.53%) OO
9 97 (6.40%) Project Management
10 94 (6.20%) Data Analysis
10 94 (6.20%) SOA
11 87 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
12 84 (5.54%) Data Modelling
13 81 (5.35%) ITIL
14 79 (5.21%) Business Analysis
15 75 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 74 (4.88%) MVC
17 72 (4.75%) Waterfall
18 71 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 537 (35.45%) SQL
2 314 (20.73%) Java
3 211 (13.93%) JavaScript
4 200 (13.20%) PL/SQL
5 139 (9.17%) C#
6 130 (8.58%) Python
7 84 (5.54%) Shell Script
8 60 (3.96%) Perl
9 59 (3.89%) C
10 42 (2.77%) PHP
11 30 (1.98%) F#
12 28 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 25 (1.65%) VB
15 24 (1.58%) Groovy
16 23 (1.52%) C++
17 18 (1.19%) Korn
18 17 (1.12%) Bash Shell
19 16 (1.06%) T-SQL
20 14 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 242 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 198 (13.07%) SC Cleared
3 143 (9.44%) Degree
4 42 (2.77%) ISEB
5 40 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 26 (1.72%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.66%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.53%) HND
10 8 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.46%) ACCA
11 7 (0.46%) CIMA
11 7 (0.46%) MCSE
12 6 (0.40%) CISMP
12 6 (0.40%) CISSP
12 6 (0.40%) CRISC
12 6 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.18%) QA
2 22 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.32%) PMO
4 14 (0.92%) SLA
5 8 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.40%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.26%) GAAP
8 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.20%) RMADS
10 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.066%) GPG13
11 1 (0.066%) IFRS
11 1 (0.066%) SDET
System Software
1 51 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
3 38 (2.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 33 (2.18%) Docker
5 30 (1.98%) Veritas File System
6 29 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (1.06%) NFS
8 15 (0.99%) vSphere
9 13 (0.86%) Oracle Clusterware
9 13 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.73%) vCloud
11 7 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.46%) Xen
12 6 (0.40%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.26%) KVM
13 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.20%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (1.91%) NetBackup
2 25 (1.65%) Ansible
2 25 (1.65%) Puppet
3 16 (1.06%) Data Guard
3 16 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (1.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 15 (0.99%) Nagios
5 14 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (0.86%) SCCM
6 13 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 12 (0.79%) vRealize
8 11 (0.73%) EMC Navisphere
8 11 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
10 8 (0.53%) SCOM
11 7 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 178 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.65%) SAP
3 121 (7.99%) Red Hat
4 84 (5.54%) VMware
5 78 (5.15%) HP
6 50 (3.30%) IBM
7 46 (3.04%) Informatica
7 46 (3.04%) Veritas
8 44 (2.90%) Sun
9 36 (2.38%) Hyperion
9 36 (2.38%) Talend
10 29 (1.91%) Cognos
10 29 (1.91%) Remedy
11 27 (1.78%) Adobe
12 25 (1.65%) Siebel
12 25 (1.65%) Symantec
13 20 (1.32%) Cisco
13 20 (1.32%) NetApp
14 19 (1.25%) ATG
14 19 (1.25%) TIBCO
Reading, Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £340 - £390 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £25,070 to £57,300 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified dependin on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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LA International
Rate: £269 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
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Hook, Hampshire
Aim Hire Jobs
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Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
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Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Rate: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £620 per day
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Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + -
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol or Winchester
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol or Winchester
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
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