Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 25 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 675 1,067 1,511
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 6.85% 6.75% 9.03%
As % of the Vendors category 13.98% 14.42% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 663 930
Median daily rate £480 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £357 £331 £315
90th Percentile £625 £613 £586
England median daily rate £490 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 19
Median hourly rate £47.97 £46.57 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +41.11% +81.87%
10th Percentile £19.55 £35.13 £11.76
90th Percentile £73.75 £62.88 £48.05
England median hourly rate £39.50 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.66% +5.13% +11.43%

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 4,828 7,398 7,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.02% 46.82% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,732 4,325 4,441
Median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +4.29%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £454 £450
% change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 312 291
Median hourly rate £17.08 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.52% -5.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.73 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.90 £46.44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +0.63%

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +8 323 £475 - 75
Berkshire +7 244 £481 +6.89% 24
Hampshire +2 195 £475 -5.00% 18
West Sussex +2 67 £510 +17.24% 25
Buckinghamshire 0 58 £450 -10.00% 41
Surrey -11 52 £500 +4.17% 21
Oxfordshire +10 21 £460 -12.38% 10
East Sussex +16 12 £425 -13.32%
Kent +12 7 £478 -11.16% 5
Sussex - 4 £488 - 1
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 327 (48.44%) SQL
2 163 (24.15%) PL/SQL
3 152 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (21.19%) Oracle Database
5 133 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
6 127 (18.81%) Finance
7 120 (17.78%) Migration
8 114 (16.89%) Security Cleared
9 102 (15.11%) Oracle EBS
9 102 (15.11%) Java
10 101 (14.96%) Windows
11 100 (14.81%) Linux
12 97 (14.37%) Microsoft
13 95 (14.07%) SC Cleared
14 86 (12.74%) DevOps
15 84 (12.44%) SQL Server
16 83 (12.30%) Oracle ODI
17 82 (12.15%) ETL
18 73 (10.81%) ERP
19 70 (10.37%) Azure
20 68 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
21 67 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
22 66 (9.78%) XML
23 65 (9.63%) JavaScript
24 62 (9.19%) Project Management
25 61 (9.04%) Web Services
25 61 (9.04%) Unix
26 59 (8.74%) WebLogic
26 59 (8.74%) JIRA
27 58 (8.59%) Oracle Reports

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 59 (8.74%) WebLogic
2 43 (6.37%) Confluence
2 43 (6.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 40 (5.93%) WebSphere
4 29 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 22 (3.26%) Apache
6 20 (2.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 16 (2.37%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.48%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.33%) nginx
10 7 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.74%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.74%) GemFire
11 5 (0.74%) IIS
12 4 (0.59%) JBoss
12 4 (0.59%) SAP Portal
13 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 32 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 102 (15.11%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (5.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (4.89%) Maximo
3 33 (4.89%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (2.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 18 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
6 16 (2.37%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (2.07%) Oracle Retail
8 13 (1.93%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (1.63%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (1.48%) NetSuite
11 9 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Manufacturing
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
14 2 (0.30%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 70 (10.37%) Azure
2 57 (8.44%) AWS
3 28 (4.15%) SaaS
4 26 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 20 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (2.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 14 (2.07%) PaaS
8 11 (1.63%) Boomi
9 10 (1.48%) IaaS
9 10 (1.48%) Office 365
10 9 (1.33%) GCP
10 9 (1.33%) GitHub
10 9 (1.33%) Serverless
11 7 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.89%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.89%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.89%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 5 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.70%) Firewall
2 11 (1.63%) SAN
2 11 (1.63%) SSL
3 10 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.19%) HTTP
5 7 (1.04%) DNS
5 7 (1.04%) WAN
6 6 (0.89%) LAN
7 5 (0.74%) DHCP
7 5 (0.74%) DSL
8 3 (0.44%) Internet
8 3 (0.44%) NAS
8 3 (0.44%) SNMP
9 2 (0.30%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.30%) SMTP
9 2 (0.30%) VPN
9 2 (0.30%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.15%) FTP
10 1 (0.15%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (21.19%) Oracle Database
2 84 (12.44%) SQL Server
3 83 (12.30%) Oracle ODI
4 58 (8.59%) Oracle Reports
5 55 (8.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 53 (7.85%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (7.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 49 (7.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 37 (5.48%) Oracle Database 12c
10 35 (5.19%) Relational Database
11 26 (3.85%) Power BI
12 22 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (3.11%) MySQL
14 20 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (2.37%) NoSQL
16 16 (2.37%) RDBMS
16 16 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
17 15 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (8.74%) JIRA
2 30 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.00%) Selenium
4 25 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 19 (2.81%) Cucumber
6 18 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 16 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
8 13 (1.93%) HP UFT
9 12 (1.78%) ProC
10 11 (1.63%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.48%) Ant
11 10 (1.48%) Gatling
12 9 (1.33%) PowerBuilder
12 9 (1.33%) PVCS
13 8 (1.19%) MSI
13 8 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.89%) JUnit
14 6 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 127 (18.81%) Finance
2 29 (4.30%) Public Sector
3 25 (3.70%) Retail
3 25 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.52%) Billing
5 16 (2.37%) General Ledger
6 13 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.48%) Banking
8 9 (1.33%) Legal
9 8 (1.19%) Marketing
10 6 (0.89%) German Language
10 6 (0.89%) Local Government
11 4 (0.59%) Automotive
11 4 (0.59%) Electronics
11 4 (0.59%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.30%) Military
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 195 (28.89%) Developer
2 97 (14.37%) Analyst
3 82 (12.15%) Architect
4 64 (9.48%) Consultant
5 60 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
6 31 (4.59%) Oracle Analyst
7 29 (4.30%) Oracle Consultant
8 28 (4.15%) DBA
9 26 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 26 (3.85%) Maximo Developer
10 25 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 23 (3.41%) OBIEE Developer
11 23 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
12 21 (3.11%) Cloud Architect
12 21 (3.11%) Scala Developer
13 20 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 20 (2.96%) Tester
14 16 (2.37%) Business Analyst
14 16 (2.37%) SQL Developer
14 16 (2.37%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.78%) XML
2 61 (9.04%) Web Services
3 57 (8.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 42 (6.22%) HTML
5 34 (5.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 30 (4.44%) Middleware
7 29 (4.30%) J2EE
8 26 (3.85%) XSLT
9 25 (3.70%) .NET
9 25 (3.70%) SOAP
10 21 (3.11%) REST
11 16 (2.37%) CSS
11 16 (2.37%) Spring
12 15 (2.22%) .NET Framework
12 15 (2.22%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.78%) LDAP
13 12 (1.78%) SailPoint
14 11 (1.63%) Node.js
14 11 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (1.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.26%) Data Structures
3 21 (3.11%) Clustering
4 12 (1.78%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.48%) Cloud Native
6 10 (1.48%) Derivative
6 10 (1.48%) Replication
6 10 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.59%) Mashup
10 3 (0.44%) CMDB
10 3 (0.44%) PMI
11 2 (0.30%) AS400
11 2 (0.30%) DataPower
11 2 (0.30%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.96%) Windows
2 100 (14.81%) Linux
3 61 (9.04%) Unix
4 42 (6.22%) AIX
5 33 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (4.59%) Windows Server
7 18 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.19%) Solaris
10 7 (1.04%) SUSE
10 7 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.59%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.30%) HPUX
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (17.78%) Migration
4 86 (12.74%) DevOps
5 82 (12.15%) ETL
6 73 (10.81%) ERP
7 67 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
8 62 (9.19%) Project Management
9 56 (8.30%) Data Modelling
10 53 (7.85%) Test Automation
11 51 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (7.11%) Analytics
13 43 (6.37%) SOA
14 40 (5.93%) CRM
15 38 (5.63%) Configuration Management
15 38 (5.63%) Scrum
16 37 (5.48%) SDLC
17 36 (5.33%) Process Improvement
18 35 (5.19%) Test Strategy
19 34 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 327 (48.44%) SQL
2 163 (24.15%) PL/SQL
3 102 (15.11%) Java
4 65 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 52 (7.70%) Python
6 38 (5.63%) Shell Script
7 31 (4.59%) C#
8 30 (4.44%) Scala
9 29 (4.30%) C
10 24 (3.56%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.81%) Perl
12 13 (1.93%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.78%) PHP
14 9 (1.33%) R
15 8 (1.19%) Korn
16 7 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (1.04%) XQuery
17 6 (0.89%) BeanShell
17 6 (0.89%) Bourne shell
17 6 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 114 (16.89%) Security Cleared
2 95 (14.07%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.74%) Degree
4 29 (4.30%) ISEB
4 29 (4.30%) ISTQB
5 23 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.89%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.44%) CCNA
9 3 (0.44%) HNC
9 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.44%) MCSE
9 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.56%) QA
2 11 (1.63%) PMO
3 6 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.89%) GDPR
3 6 (0.89%) GxP
4 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) NIST
7 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.15%) P3O
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.37%) Docker
4 15 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.48%) HDFS
8 8 (1.19%) XenApp
9 7 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.89%) RACF
11 5 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.44%) OCFS2
13 2 (0.30%) iptables
13 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.30%) vSphere
14 1 (0.15%) Corosync
14 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (3.70%) HP ALM
2 19 (2.81%) Data Guard
3 16 (2.37%) Ansible
3 16 (2.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (2.22%) Terraform
5 13 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (1.78%) Kubernetes
6 12 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.19%) Puppet
8 7 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.74%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (0.59%) Foglight
10 4 (0.59%) Kibana
11 3 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Flashback
12 2 (0.30%) MIIS
12 2 (0.30%) MOM
12 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 97 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.63%) HP
3 35 (5.19%) SAP
3 35 (5.19%) VMware
4 30 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 27 (4.00%) webMethods
6 25 (3.70%) Tableau
7 24 (3.56%) BEA
8 23 (3.41%) IBM
9 18 (2.67%) Citrix
10 14 (2.07%) Google
11 13 (1.93%) Dell
12 12 (1.78%) McAfee
13 11 (1.63%) Informatica
13 11 (1.63%) Micro Focus
13 11 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.48%) BMC
14 10 (1.48%) Hyperion
14 10 (1.48%) Remedy
14 10 (1.48%) Sun