Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1,542 1,420 1,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.30% 8.65% 9.41%
As % of the Vendors category 19.72% 17.93% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 846 1,012
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% -1.18%
10th Percentile £319 £311 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 31
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +52.00% -55.56%
10th Percentile £21.20 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.47 £48.85 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% +12.90%

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 7,818 7,919 8,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.13% 48.22% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,538 4,491 4,951
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £231
90th Percentile £577 £553 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 348 394
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.31 £17.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +0.51% -4.31%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.93 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 627 £438 -2.78% 84
Hampshire +10 425 £450 +1.12% 54
Berkshire +3 356 £425 - 40
Surrey -8 287 £475 +5.56% 35
Buckinghamshire +14 174 £370 -5.13% 13
Oxfordshire -8 97 £500 +5.26% 31
West Sussex +1 88 £450 +24.14% 9
East Sussex -6 33 £450 +30.43% 12
Kent -6 24 £475 +37.68% 10
Middlesex -5 9 £425 -15.00% 1
Sussex - 4 £550 -
Home Counties +4 1 - -
M4 Corridor -3 1 £650 +116.67%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 556 (36.06%) SQL
2 353 (22.89%) Linux
3 341 (22.11%) Finance
4 339 (21.98%) Java
5 320 (20.75%) Oracle Database
6 291 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (18.22%) Unix
8 262 (16.99%) Microsoft
9 254 (16.47%) SQL Server
10 247 (16.02%) Web Services
11 239 (15.50%) Security Cleared
12 229 (14.85%) Windows
13 215 (13.94%) PL/SQL
14 204 (13.23%) SC Cleared
15 199 (12.91%) JavaScript
16 166 (10.77%) Migration
17 160 (10.38%) Project Management
18 156 (10.12%) Relational Database
19 155 (10.05%) .NET
20 148 (9.60%) HTML
21 145 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
22 144 (9.34%) Oracle Reports
23 140 (9.08%) Python
24 139 (9.01%) VMware
25 138 (8.95%) SAP
25 138 (8.95%) Git (software)
25 138 (8.95%) Jenkins
26 135 (8.75%) XML
27 132 (8.56%) CSS
28 127 (8.24%) Analytical Skills

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 99 (6.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 60 (3.89%) WebLogic
3 48 (3.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 44 (2.85%) WebSphere
5 39 (2.53%) Apache
6 37 (2.40%) IIS
7 34 (2.20%) SharePoint
8 32 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 31 (2.01%) Confluence
10 27 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
11 26 (1.69%) CMS
12 24 (1.56%) Apache Spark
12 24 (1.56%) JBoss
13 22 (1.43%) SAS
14 20 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.91%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.84%) MS Exchange
16 13 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
17 11 (0.71%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 94 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 108 (7.00%) Oracle EBS
2 74 (4.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 45 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
4 37 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 31 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
6 28 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
7 27 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
8 26 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
9 21 (1.36%) Eloqua
10 19 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
11 17 (1.10%) Oracle Utilities
12 16 (1.04%) Siebel CRM
13 15 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
14 13 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
15 12 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 11 (0.71%) NetSuite
17 10 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
17 10 (0.65%) Sonata
18 8 (0.52%) Magento
19 6 (0.39%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 145 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.14%) IaaS
3 33 (2.14%) SaaS
4 29 (1.88%) PaaS
5 12 (0.78%) Boomi
6 11 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
6 11 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
6 11 (0.71%) GitHub
7 9 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.58%) Office 365
8 8 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.45%) BlueKai
10 6 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.32%) npm
11 5 (0.32%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.19%) SAN
2 60 (3.89%) Firewall
3 36 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.95%) DNS
5 29 (1.88%) LAN
6 24 (1.56%) WAN
7 22 (1.43%) VPN
8 18 (1.17%) NetScaler
9 14 (0.91%) HTTP
9 14 (0.91%) PuTTY
10 13 (0.84%) Internet
10 13 (0.84%) WinSCP
11 12 (0.78%) NAS
12 11 (0.71%) SSL
13 8 (0.52%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.52%) FTP
13 8 (0.52%) VoIP
14 7 (0.45%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.45%) Intranet
14 7 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (20.75%) Oracle Database
2 254 (16.47%) SQL Server
3 156 (10.12%) Relational Database
4 144 (9.34%) Oracle Reports
5 99 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 96 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
7 90 (5.84%) MySQL
8 84 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 65 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
10 60 (3.89%) RDBMS
10 60 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 54 (3.50%) Oracle BI EE
12 49 (3.18%) Big Data
13 47 (3.05%) DB2
13 47 (3.05%) NoSQL
14 44 (2.85%) Redis
15 42 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
16 38 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
17 34 (2.20%) Hadoop
17 34 (2.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 138 (8.95%) Git (software)
1 138 (8.95%) Jenkins
2 76 (4.93%) JIRA
3 56 (3.63%) Oracle Forms
4 51 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (3.24%) Oracle APEX
6 46 (2.98%) SoapUI
7 44 (2.85%) Selenium
8 39 (2.53%) Maven
9 35 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 32 (2.08%) Toad
11 29 (1.88%) Subversion
11 29 (1.88%) Visual Studio
12 27 (1.75%) Eclipse
13 26 (1.69%) Ant
13 26 (1.69%) JUnit
14 25 (1.62%) HP UFT
14 25 (1.62%) LoadRunner
15 22 (1.43%) PVCS
16 21 (1.36%) ProC
General
1 341 (22.11%) Finance
2 52 (3.37%) Retail
3 47 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 42 (2.72%) Banking
5 41 (2.66%) Marketing
6 23 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.36%) Publishing
8 18 (1.17%) Back Office
9 16 (1.04%) General Ledger
10 15 (0.97%) Legal
11 14 (0.91%) Billing
12 12 (0.78%) Advertising
12 12 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.58%) French Language
14 8 (0.52%) German Language
14 8 (0.52%) Military
15 7 (0.45%) Law
15 7 (0.45%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.32%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 451 (29.25%) Developer
2 194 (12.58%) Analyst
3 168 (10.89%) Architect
4 110 (7.13%) Java Developer
5 105 (6.81%) Project Manager
6 100 (6.49%) Consultant
7 98 (6.36%) Oracle Developer
8 83 (5.38%) DBA
9 64 (4.15%) SQL Developer
10 63 (4.09%) Oracle DBA
11 54 (3.50%) Python Developer
12 53 (3.44%) Senior Developer
13 52 (3.37%) Django Developer
13 52 (3.37%) Python/Django Developer
14 51 (3.31%) Administrator
15 50 (3.24%) Test Analyst
16 47 (3.05%) Oracle Consultant
17 46 (2.98%) Infrastructure Architect
18 43 (2.79%) .NET Developer
19 41 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (16.02%) Web Services
2 155 (10.05%) .NET
3 148 (9.60%) HTML
4 135 (8.75%) XML
5 132 (8.56%) CSS
6 116 (7.52%) Middleware
7 109 (7.07%) REST
8 95 (6.16%) Oracle Fusion
9 94 (6.10%) Spring
10 85 (5.51%) SOAP
11 58 (3.76%) J2EE
12 57 (3.70%) AngularJS
13 55 (3.57%) Hibernate
14 52 (3.37%) Django
15 51 (3.31%) RESTful
16 44 (2.85%) jQuery
17 43 (2.79%) JMS
18 41 (2.66%) ASP.NET
18 41 (2.66%) JSON
19 39 (2.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 59 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.98%) Clustering
5 42 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (2.66%) Data Centre
7 26 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 24 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.49%) User Experience
10 21 (1.36%) Replication
11 19 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 17 (1.10%) Driving Licence
13 15 (0.97%) PKI
13 15 (0.97%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.78%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.71%) Public Cloud
16 10 (0.65%) Cloud Native
16 10 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 353 (22.89%) Linux
2 281 (18.22%) Unix
3 229 (14.85%) Windows
4 101 (6.55%) Windows Server
5 85 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (4.93%) AIX
7 67 (4.35%) Solaris
8 47 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (2.08%) OpenVMS
10 29 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (1.17%) SUSE
11 18 (1.17%) Windows 10
12 17 (1.10%) CentOS
12 17 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
12 17 (1.10%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.91%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.39%) zOS
16 4 (0.26%) HPUX
17 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (10.77%) Migration
3 160 (10.38%) Project Management
4 118 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
5 117 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (7.46%) ERP
6 115 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
6 115 (7.46%) Scrum
7 113 (7.33%) DevOps
8 111 (7.20%) Workflow
9 110 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 108 (7.00%) ITIL
11 106 (6.87%) SOA
12 94 (6.10%) Test Automation
13 91 (5.90%) ETL
14 77 (4.99%) PRINCE2
15 74 (4.80%) CRM
16 73 (4.73%) Data Modelling
16 73 (4.73%) TDD
16 73 (4.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 556 (36.06%) SQL
2 339 (21.98%) Java
3 215 (13.94%) PL/SQL
4 199 (12.91%) JavaScript
5 140 (9.08%) Python
6 113 (7.33%) C#
7 54 (3.50%) Shell Script
8 51 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 47 (3.05%) Java 8
10 37 (2.40%) C
11 35 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 34 (2.20%) Perl
13 30 (1.95%) VB
14 27 (1.75%) C++
15 26 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.30%) VBA
16 20 (1.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 18 (1.17%) F#
17 18 (1.17%) Korn
18 16 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 239 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 204 (13.23%) SC Cleared
3 106 (6.87%) Degree
4 68 (4.41%) ISEB
5 62 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 50 (3.24%) ISTQB
7 30 (1.95%) DV Cleared
8 18 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 15 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 14 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
11 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.78%) CISA
12 12 (0.78%) OCP
13 11 (0.71%) PMP
13 11 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.58%) CISM
15 9 (0.58%) CISSP
15 9 (0.58%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.37%) QA
2 41 (2.66%) GDPR
3 33 (2.14%) SLA
4 32 (2.08%) Data Quality
5 23 (1.49%) PMO
6 17 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
8 9 (0.58%) ISO 22301
8 9 (0.58%) ISO 31000
8 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 8 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 4 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.13%) GCP
12 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.065%) JSP 440
System Software
1 95 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 45 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.85%) Docker
4 44 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
5 34 (2.20%) XenApp
6 33 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (1.62%) vSphere
8 19 (1.23%) NFS
9 15 (0.97%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.58%) KVM
13 8 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.45%) GlusterFS
15 5 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.32%) HDFS
15 5 (0.32%) Xen
16 4 (0.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 71 (4.60%) Ansible
2 46 (2.98%) Puppet
3 42 (2.72%) Data Guard
4 40 (2.59%) HP ALM
4 40 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.56%) SCCM
6 19 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (1.17%) SCOM
8 16 (1.04%) Kubernetes
8 16 (1.04%) NetBackup
9 15 (0.97%) Terraform
10 14 (0.91%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.78%) Nessus
11 12 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
12 11 (0.71%) Kibana
13 9 (0.58%) Amdocs OSS
13 9 (0.58%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 8 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 262 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 139 (9.01%) VMware
3 138 (8.95%) SAP
4 98 (6.36%) IBM
5 94 (6.10%) HP
6 86 (5.58%) Red Hat
7 84 (5.45%) Citrix
8 41 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (2.14%) webMethods
10 32 (2.08%) Cisco
11 29 (1.88%) Informatica
11 29 (1.88%) Remedy
12 28 (1.82%) Siebel
13 25 (1.62%) Sun
14 24 (1.56%) Talend
15 23 (1.49%) NetApp
15 23 (1.49%) Software AG
16 21 (1.36%) Splunk
17 20 (1.30%) Veritas
18 18 (1.17%) Imperva