Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 410 982 1,377
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 11.34% 7.18% 8.40%
As % of the Vendors category 21.58% 14.74% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 608 850
Median daily rate £522 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.26% +3.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £339 £329 £313
90th Percentile £645 £625 £575
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 15
Median hourly rate £57.17 £57.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +62.86% -1.41%
10th Percentile £35.00 £32.00 £21.35
90th Percentile £66.00 £82.50 £56.40
England median hourly rate £35.75 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.88% +5.00% +6.67%

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 1,900 6,661 7,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.53% 48.68% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,126 3,865 4,370
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +5.41% +2.41%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £586
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 335 336
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.71 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.99% +19.45% -2.94%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.07 £10.34
90th Percentile £57.43 £73.25 £47.06
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +65.53% +8.74% +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 27 October 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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +15 209 £525 +5.00% 34
Buckinghamshire +34 125 £550 +20.55% 24
Hampshire +1 112 £500 +17.65% 27
Berkshire +3 79 £513 +10.22% 9
West Sussex +21 52 £450 -3.17% 2
Surrey +17 25 £500 +2.04% 13
Oxfordshire +17 5 £471 -19.44% 1
Kent +29 4 £463 +2.21% 3
East Sussex +22 1 - -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 181 (44.15%) SQL
2 168 (40.98%) Security Cleared
3 153 (37.32%) SC Cleared
4 94 (22.93%) PL/SQL
5 71 (17.32%) ERP
6 69 (16.83%) Migration
6 69 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (16.34%) Oracle Database
8 60 (14.63%) Java
9 56 (13.66%) Finance
10 53 (12.93%) Oracle Reports
10 53 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (12.68%) Linux
12 49 (11.95%) Oracle Fusion
13 46 (11.22%) XML
14 41 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
14 41 (10.00%) Data Modelling
14 41 (10.00%) Public Sector
15 40 (9.76%) SQL Server
16 39 (9.51%) Unix
16 39 (9.51%) Windows
17 36 (8.78%) JIRA
17 36 (8.78%) ETL
18 35 (8.54%) Data Migration
19 34 (8.29%) WebLogic
20 33 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
21 32 (7.80%) DevOps
22 30 (7.32%) Middleware
22 30 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
23 29 (7.07%) Test Automation

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 34 (8.29%) WebLogic
2 18 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (4.15%) Oracle Service Bus
3 17 (4.15%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.90%) IIS
4 16 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (2.93%) Apache
7 11 (2.68%) Confluence
8 9 (2.20%) AquaLogic
8 9 (2.20%) CMS
9 6 (1.46%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.73%) JBoss
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.24%) nginx
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.71%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.49%) SPSS
5 2 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (5.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (3.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 16 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (3.66%) Maximo
4 15 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (3.41%) NetSuite
6 10 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (2.20%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (1.46%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 2 (0.49%) Teamcenter
12 1 (0.24%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.59%) Azure
2 21 (5.12%) SaaS
3 15 (3.66%) AWS
4 13 (3.17%) PaaS
5 7 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.71%) IaaS
6 5 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.22%) Power Platform
7 4 (0.98%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 4 (0.98%) Boomi
7 4 (0.98%) GitHub
8 2 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.20%) DNS
2 7 (1.71%) Firewall
2 7 (1.71%) SAN
3 6 (1.46%) VPN
4 2 (0.49%) Broadband
4 2 (0.49%) DMZ
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) NAS
4 2 (0.49%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) MPLS
5 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.24%) SMS
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.24%) VoWiFi
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.34%) Oracle Database
2 53 (12.93%) Oracle Reports
3 40 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 29 (7.07%) Oracle Database 12c
5 23 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.90%) MySQL
8 15 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
9 13 (3.17%) Big Data
9 13 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 12 (2.93%) DB2
11 11 (2.68%) Oracle Discoverer
12 10 (2.44%) SQLPlus
13 9 (2.20%) DataStage
13 9 (2.20%) Essbase
13 9 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 36 (8.78%) JIRA
2 24 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 22 (5.37%) Oracle Forms
4 18 (4.39%) Subversion
5 17 (4.15%) Git (software)
6 16 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
7 13 (3.17%) Maven
7 13 (3.17%) Selenium
8 10 (2.44%) Ant
8 10 (2.44%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.20%) PVCS
10 8 (1.95%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.71%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.46%) CA Gen
13 5 (1.22%) Toad
14 4 (0.98%) SonarQube
15 3 (0.73%) ERwin
15 3 (0.73%) Gatling
15 3 (0.73%) Hudson
16 2 (0.49%) JMeter
General
1 56 (13.66%) Finance
2 41 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 14 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.22%) Billing
5 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.22%) Marketing
6 4 (0.98%) Electronics
6 4 (0.98%) Legal
6 4 (0.98%) Retail
7 3 (0.73%) Automotive
7 3 (0.73%) Back Office
7 3 (0.73%) Banking
7 3 (0.73%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.73%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Front Office
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (21.46%) Developer
2 52 (12.68%) Architect
3 46 (11.22%) Consultant
4 45 (10.98%) Analyst
5 38 (9.27%) Oracle Consultant
6 36 (8.78%) Oracle Specialist
7 30 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (6.59%) Oracle Developer
9 24 (5.85%) DBA
10 15 (3.66%) Administrator
10 15 (3.66%) Maximo Developer
10 15 (3.66%) Oracle Analyst
11 14 (3.41%) Applications Support
11 14 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
12 13 (3.17%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.93%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.93%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.68%) Data Architect
15 10 (2.44%) Functional Consultant
15 10 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 46 (11.22%) XML
3 30 (7.32%) Middleware
4 25 (6.10%) SOAP
5 18 (4.39%) Spring
6 16 (3.90%) Web Services
7 14 (3.41%) J2EE
7 14 (3.41%) REST
8 13 (3.17%) HTML
8 13 (3.17%) Java EE
8 13 (3.17%) XSLT
9 12 (2.93%) JMS
10 10 (2.44%) CSS
10 10 (2.44%) XSD
11 9 (2.20%) EclipseLink
11 9 (2.20%) EJB
11 9 (2.20%) Hibernate
11 9 (2.20%) iBATIS
11 9 (2.20%) JPA
12 8 (1.95%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.63%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.93%) Mainframe
5 9 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.71%) Clustering
6 7 (1.71%) Replication
7 5 (1.22%) Cloud Native
8 4 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.98%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.73%) CMDB
9 3 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.68%) Linux
2 39 (9.51%) Unix
2 39 (9.51%) Windows
3 18 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.90%) AIX
5 10 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.20%) OpenVMS
7 6 (1.46%) SUSE
7 6 (1.46%) zOS
8 4 (0.98%) CentOS
9 2 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) VMS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.32%) ERP
2 69 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (16.83%) Migration
3 53 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 36 (8.78%) ETL
6 35 (8.54%) Data Migration
7 33 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (7.80%) DevOps
9 30 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (7.07%) Test Automation
11 27 (6.59%) ITIL
11 27 (6.59%) Test Scripting
12 23 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (5.37%) Coaching
14 21 (5.12%) Collaborative Working
14 21 (5.12%) Data Integration
15 20 (4.88%) Software Engineering
15 20 (4.88%) Unit Testing
16 19 (4.63%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (44.15%) SQL
2 94 (22.93%) PL/SQL
3 60 (14.63%) Java
4 29 (7.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.15%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.66%) C
7 14 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.17%) Python
9 12 (2.93%) C++
10 8 (1.95%) Fortran
10 8 (1.95%) Perl
11 7 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.46%) C#
12 6 (1.46%) Scala
13 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.98%) VBScript
15 3 (0.73%) BeanShell
15 3 (0.73%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.73%) Korn
15 3 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 168 (40.98%) Security Cleared
2 153 (37.32%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.95%) Degree
5 6 (1.46%) ISEB
6 5 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.98%) CISA
7 4 (0.98%) CISM
7 4 (0.98%) CISSP
7 4 (0.98%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.73%) IISP
9 2 (0.49%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.49%) MCAD
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) OCP
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.15%) GDPR
2 12 (2.93%) QA
3 11 (2.68%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.71%) SLA
5 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.22%) NIST
5 5 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.98%) ISAE 3402
6 4 (0.98%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.98%) ISO 31000
6 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) COSO
7 1 (0.24%) DICOM
7 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.24%) FINREP
7 1 (0.24%) HL7
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 12 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.73%) Docker
6 3 (0.73%) RACF
7 2 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.49%) KVM
7 2 (0.49%) NFS
8 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (2.68%) Puppet
1 11 (2.68%) Terraform
2 8 (1.95%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.71%) Nessus
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.98%) IBM Guardium
5 4 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.98%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.49%) Ambari
7 2 (0.49%) Ansible
7 2 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (6.34%) IBM
1 26 (6.34%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.88%) SAP
3 17 (4.15%) VMware
4 15 (3.66%) BEA
5 12 (2.93%) Hyperion
6 11 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.68%) Tripwire
7 10 (2.44%) Baan
8 9 (2.20%) Talend
9 8 (1.95%) Splunk
9 8 (1.95%) Workday
10 7 (1.71%) Concur
10 7 (1.71%) Dell
11 6 (1.46%) Cisco
11 6 (1.46%) Palo Alto
11 6 (1.46%) Sun
11 6 (1.46%) webMethods
12 5 (1.22%) Remedy
12 5 (1.22%) TIBCO