Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 18 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 943 1,357 1,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.02% 8.15% 8.71%
As % of the Vendors category 14.04% 17.59% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 837 890
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £315
90th Percentile £600 £577 £586
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 19
South East median hourly rate £62.50 £41.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.52% +25.00% +164.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £21.63 £10.70
90th Percentile £82.50 £59.09 £44.20
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +27.19%

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 6,715 7,713 8,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.01% 46.32% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,862 4,487 4,640
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 311 340
South East median hourly rate £19.31 £16.50 £16.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.03% -2.74% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.31 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £71.40 £50.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +8.57% +1.45% +1.47%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 -5 440 £465 +6.29% 71
Berkshire +4 362 £450 +1.12% 42
Hampshire -4 290 £450 - 23
Surrey -13 92 £450 -5.26% 17
West Sussex -1 73 £495 +12.18% 12
Buckinghamshire -23 58 £413 +13.01% 22
Oxfordshire -18 20 £585 +17.00% 7
East Sussex -10 14 £405 -7.43% 3
Sussex +2 8 £488 -7.14%
Kent -10 5 £375 -21.05% 6
Middlesex +8 4 £481 +13.06%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 466 (49.42%) SQL
2 249 (26.41%) Microsoft
3 209 (22.16%) Windows
4 204 (21.63%) Oracle Database
5 196 (20.78%) Security Cleared
6 193 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
7 192 (20.36%) PL/SQL
8 188 (19.94%) SQL Server
9 187 (19.83%) Azure
10 185 (19.62%) Java
11 180 (19.09%) Finance
12 175 (18.56%) SC Cleared
13 153 (16.22%) Linux
14 144 (15.27%) Migration
15 137 (14.53%) DevOps
16 127 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
17 112 (11.88%) ERP
18 110 (11.66%) XML
18 110 (11.66%) Unix
19 104 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
20 97 (10.29%) JavaScript
21 92 (9.76%) ETL
22 89 (9.44%) .NET
23 88 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
24 85 (9.01%) Oracle EBS
25 82 (8.70%) Web Services
26 81 (8.59%) C#
26 81 (8.59%) Oracle ODI
27 77 (8.17%) Oracle Fusion
27 77 (8.17%) Relational Database

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 72 (7.64%) WebLogic
2 46 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 44 (4.67%) Confluence
4 29 (3.08%) Apache
5 26 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 24 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 23 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 21 (2.23%) CMS
9 14 (1.48%) Apache Spark
9 14 (1.48%) IIS
9 14 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (1.27%) SAS
11 10 (1.06%) iPlanet
12 7 (0.74%) JBoss
12 7 (0.74%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.64%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.53%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.53%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.53%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 64 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.11%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 85 (9.01%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (5.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (3.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 24 (2.55%) Oracle Payables
6 21 (2.23%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (1.48%) Eloqua
7 14 (1.48%) Maximo
8 13 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
9 12 (1.27%) NetSuite
9 12 (1.27%) Oracle TCA
10 11 (1.17%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (1.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 10 (1.06%) CSG Singleview
11 10 (1.06%) Sonata
12 9 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
13 8 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
14 6 (0.64%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 187 (19.83%) Azure
2 65 (6.89%) SaaS
3 63 (6.68%) AWS
4 52 (5.51%) PaaS
5 32 (3.39%) IaaS
6 31 (3.29%) Power Platform
7 25 (2.65%) GCP
8 23 (2.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 22 (2.33%) GitHub
10 21 (2.23%) Office 365
11 14 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
15 7 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (0.64%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.64%) Serverless
17 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
17 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.42%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.67%) SAN
2 39 (4.14%) Firewall
3 29 (3.08%) DNS
4 21 (2.23%) SMTP
5 18 (1.91%) Internet
6 17 (1.80%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.70%) VPN
8 12 (1.27%) NAS
8 12 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (1.06%) DHCP
9 10 (1.06%) Intranet
9 10 (1.06%) LAN
9 10 (1.06%) WAN
10 5 (0.53%) SSL
11 4 (0.42%) HTTP
11 4 (0.42%) Skype
11 4 (0.42%) VLAN
12 3 (0.32%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.32%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (21.63%) Oracle Database
2 188 (19.94%) SQL Server
3 81 (8.59%) Oracle ODI
4 77 (8.17%) Relational Database
5 74 (7.85%) Oracle Reports
6 72 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (5.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 49 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 46 (4.88%) MySQL
10 42 (4.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 41 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 41 (4.35%) RDBMS
12 36 (3.82%) Big Data
13 32 (3.39%) DB2
13 32 (3.39%) MongoDB
14 31 (3.29%) Power BI
15 30 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
17 28 (2.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 56 (5.94%) JIRA
2 52 (5.51%) Jenkins
3 32 (3.39%) Bitbucket
4 31 (3.29%) Selenium
5 29 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 20 (2.12%) PVCS
7 18 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 17 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 17 (1.80%) Git (software)
9 15 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.17%) Eclipse
13 10 (1.06%) Ant
13 10 (1.06%) LoadRunner
13 10 (1.06%) MSTest
13 10 (1.06%) SoapUI
13 10 (1.06%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 180 (19.09%) Finance
2 54 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.55%) Billing
3 24 (2.55%) Retail
4 23 (2.44%) Banking
5 19 (2.01%) Public Sector
6 17 (1.80%) Marketing
7 16 (1.70%) Legal
8 13 (1.38%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.85%) Automotive
11 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.53%) Publishing
13 4 (0.42%) French Language
13 4 (0.42%) Games
13 4 (0.42%) German Language
13 4 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Military
13 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 255 (27.04%) Developer
2 150 (15.91%) Architect
3 112 (11.88%) Analyst
4 100 (10.60%) Consultant
5 71 (7.53%) Oracle Developer
6 63 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
7 53 (5.62%) Oracle Consultant
8 42 (4.45%) SQL Developer
9 39 (4.14%) DBA
10 33 (3.50%) Administrator
11 31 (3.29%) Oracle Architect
12 27 (2.86%) Project Manager
13 25 (2.65%) .NET Developer
14 24 (2.55%) Data Architect
15 23 (2.44%) Functional Consultant
16 22 (2.33%) C# Developer
17 21 (2.23%) OBIEE Developer
17 21 (2.23%) Oracle Analyst
17 21 (2.23%) PL/SQL Developer
18 19 (2.01%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (11.66%) XML
2 89 (9.44%) .NET
3 82 (8.70%) Web Services
4 77 (8.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 58 (6.15%) HTML
6 54 (5.73%) Middleware
7 42 (4.45%) .NET Framework
8 41 (4.35%) CSS
9 37 (3.92%) J2EE
10 36 (3.82%) REST
11 34 (3.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 31 (3.29%) Spring
13 27 (2.86%) JDBC
14 25 (2.65%) AngularJS
14 25 (2.65%) ASP.NET
15 22 (2.33%) jQuery
15 22 (2.33%) SOAP
16 21 (2.23%) Kafka
17 20 (2.12%) HTML5
17 20 (2.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.03%) Clustering
2 38 (4.03%) Data Structures
3 36 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.12%) Replication
5 15 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.17%) Microsoft Licensing
9 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 8 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.74%) Derivative
11 7 (0.74%) PKI
12 5 (0.53%) iPad
13 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 209 (22.16%) Windows
2 153 (16.22%) Linux
3 110 (11.66%) Unix
4 74 (7.85%) Windows Server
5 39 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (2.76%) AIX
8 20 (2.12%) OpenVMS
8 20 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (1.17%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.06%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.95%) CentOS
14 8 (0.85%) SUSE
15 5 (0.53%) Solaris
16 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.42%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (15.27%) Migration
3 137 (14.53%) DevOps
4 127 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
5 112 (11.88%) ERP
6 92 (9.76%) ETL
7 88 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
8 76 (8.06%) Project Management
9 70 (7.42%) Data Modelling
10 66 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
12 60 (6.36%) CRM
13 59 (6.26%) Analytics
14 54 (5.73%) ITIL
15 51 (5.41%) Configuration Management
16 47 (4.98%) Project Delivery
17 46 (4.88%) SOA
18 44 (4.67%) Test Automation
19 40 (4.24%) TDD
20 39 (4.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 466 (49.42%) SQL
2 192 (20.36%) PL/SQL
3 185 (19.62%) Java
4 97 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 81 (8.59%) C#
6 62 (6.57%) Python
7 45 (4.77%) Shell Script
8 44 (4.67%) C
9 43 (4.56%) PowerShell
10 36 (3.82%) C++
11 28 (2.97%) VB
12 27 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.80%) Scala
14 15 (1.59%) Fortran
15 13 (1.38%) R
16 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.27%) Groovy
16 12 (1.27%) PHP
17 10 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 10 (1.06%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 196 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 175 (18.56%) SC Cleared
3 72 (7.64%) Degree
4 37 (3.92%) ISEB
5 34 (3.61%) ISTQB
6 21 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 20 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
9 13 (1.38%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.06%) MCSE
11 8 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.85%) HNC
12 6 (0.64%) CCNA
12 6 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.53%) HND
13 5 (0.53%) PMP
14 4 (0.42%) ACCA
14 4 (0.42%) CIMA
14 4 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.41%) QA
2 35 (3.71%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.70%) GDPR
3 16 (1.70%) PMO
4 14 (1.48%) SLA
5 10 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.21%) P3O
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) BS7799
7 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 66 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.48%) Docker
7 11 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.42%) OCFS2
9 4 (0.42%) vSphere
9 4 (0.42%) XenApp
10 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.21%) HDFS
11 2 (0.21%) NFS
11 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.11%) Corosync
12 1 (0.11%) KVM
12 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (2.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 21 (2.23%) Data Guard
3 16 (1.70%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.48%) Amdocs OSS
5 13 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.95%) Ansible
7 9 (0.95%) HP ALM
7 9 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (0.85%) Terraform
9 7 (0.74%) Oozie
10 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.64%) PingFederate
11 5 (0.53%) SCCM
12 4 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 249 (26.41%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.89%) SAP
3 60 (6.36%) IBM
4 58 (6.15%) VMware
5 31 (3.29%) Citrix
5 31 (3.29%) HP
6 27 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 27 (2.86%) webMethods
7 24 (2.55%) Workday
8 21 (2.23%) Informatica
9 20 (2.12%) BEA
10 18 (1.91%) Google
11 17 (1.80%) Remedy
12 14 (1.48%) Cramer
12 14 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.38%) Atlassian
13 13 (1.38%) Sun
14 11 (1.17%) BMC
14 11 (1.17%) Hyperion
14 11 (1.17%) Tableau