Period
to 27 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 383 766 1,155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 8.77% 6.73% 7.37%
As % of the Vendors category 16.99% 13.73% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 499 737
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £315 £330 £325
90th Percentile £644 £613 £588
England median daily rate £500 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +1.94% -2.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 16
Median hourly rate £61.47 £56.25 £47.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.28% +17.31% +99.79%
10th Percentile £49.89 £24.75 £23.75
90th Percentile £64.33 £82.50 £63.75
England median hourly rate £53.29 £42.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +26.89% -2.89% +35.16%

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 2,254 5,580 7,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.64% 49.06% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,358 3,263 4,198
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £250 £216 £240
90th Percentile £625 £599 £588
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 291 304
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +6.87% -5.42%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.70 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.66% +6.29% +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 January 2021.

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 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +9 178 £525 +12.90% 32
Hampshire +1 110 £500 +10.56% 26
Berkshire +1 108 £509 +13.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +38 69 £550 +22.22% 11
West Sussex +16 62 £418 -19.87% 6
Kent +27 9 £450 - 1
Surrey -1 9 £360 -20.00% 14
Home Counties - 2 - -
East Sussex +18 1 - -
Oxfordshire -1 1 £399 -28.75% 2
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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.

1 167 (43.60%) SQL
2 93 (24.28%) Security Cleared
3 86 (22.45%) PL/SQL
4 80 (20.89%) ERP
5 79 (20.63%) Migration
6 76 (19.84%) SC Cleared
7 68 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (15.40%) Java
10 55 (14.36%) Linux
11 51 (13.32%) Oracle EBS
12 47 (12.27%) Oracle Database
13 46 (12.01%) Data Migration
14 44 (11.49%) Finance
15 43 (11.23%) Test Scripting
16 42 (10.97%) Oracle Fusion
16 42 (10.97%) Data Modelling
17 41 (10.70%) Windows
18 39 (10.18%) XML
18 39 (10.18%) SQL Server
19 37 (9.66%) JIRA
19 37 (9.66%) DevOps
20 35 (9.14%) Oracle Reports
21 34 (8.88%) Oracle EBS R12
22 33 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
23 32 (8.36%) ETL
24 31 (8.09%) Oracle Forms
24 31 (8.09%) Unix
25 29 (7.57%) WebLogic
25 29 (7.57%) SAP

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 29 (7.57%) WebLogic
2 19 (4.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 19 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.70%) Confluence
4 16 (4.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (2.87%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.35%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (2.09%) IIS
8 6 (1.57%) CMS
8 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.31%) Apache
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.52%) JBoss
10 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.52%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.35%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) SPSS
5 2 (0.52%) Windchill
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 51 (13.32%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (8.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (6.27%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (4.18%) Oracle Assets
4 16 (4.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (2.87%) Maximo
5 11 (2.87%) NetSuite
5 11 (2.87%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (2.87%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (1.57%) Teamcenter
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.05%) Azure
2 22 (5.74%) AWS
3 12 (3.13%) PaaS
4 11 (2.87%) SaaS
5 9 (2.35%) IaaS
6 6 (1.57%) GitHub
7 5 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.04%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 4 (1.04%) Boomi
9 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.52%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.26%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Office 365
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.61%) Firewall
2 9 (2.35%) DNS
2 9 (2.35%) VPN
3 7 (1.83%) SAN
3 7 (1.83%) SSL
4 6 (1.57%) SMTP
4 6 (1.57%) SNMP
5 5 (1.31%) HTTP
6 3 (0.78%) FTP
6 3 (0.78%) Network Security
6 3 (0.78%) SSH
6 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.78%) Wireless
7 2 (0.52%) BGP
7 2 (0.52%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.52%) MPLS
7 2 (0.52%) NAS
7 2 (0.52%) OSPF
7 2 (0.52%) VLAN
7 2 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.27%) Oracle Database
2 39 (10.18%) SQL Server
3 35 (9.14%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (4.96%) Oracle ODI
4 19 (4.96%) SQLPlus
5 17 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (4.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 17 (4.44%) Oracle Discoverer
6 12 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.61%) DB2
8 10 (2.61%) MySQL
9 9 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (2.09%) Big Data
11 7 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.31%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (9.66%) JIRA
2 31 (8.09%) Oracle Forms
3 22 (5.74%) Oracle APEX
4 19 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 16 (4.18%) Bitbucket
6 13 (3.39%) Selenium
7 11 (2.87%) CA Gen
8 10 (2.61%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.09%) Subversion
10 6 (1.57%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.57%) PVCS
10 6 (1.57%) Toad
11 5 (1.31%) GitLab
12 4 (1.04%) ERwin
12 4 (1.04%) Gatling
13 3 (0.78%) Ant
13 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.78%) JMeter
13 3 (0.78%) Maven
13 3 (0.78%) SonarQube
General
1 44 (11.49%) Finance
2 29 (7.57%) Public Sector
3 11 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.83%) Retail
6 6 (1.57%) Electronics
7 5 (1.31%) Automotive
7 5 (1.31%) Billing
8 4 (1.04%) Legal
9 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.78%) Back Office
9 3 (0.78%) Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Front Office
9 3 (0.78%) Law
9 3 (0.78%) Marketing
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (24.02%) Developer
2 65 (16.97%) Architect
3 59 (15.40%) Analyst
4 38 (9.92%) Consultant
5 36 (9.40%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (8.62%) Oracle Developer
7 27 (7.05%) Oracle Consultant
8 22 (5.74%) Oracle Analyst
9 21 (5.48%) Oracle Specialist
10 17 (4.44%) Applications Support
10 17 (4.44%) Data Architect
11 15 (3.92%) Test Analyst
12 14 (3.66%) Oracle Architect
12 14 (3.66%) Scala Developer
13 13 (3.39%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.39%) DBA
14 12 (3.13%) Administrator
14 12 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
15 11 (2.87%) Data Manager
16 10 (2.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.97%) Oracle Fusion
2 39 (10.18%) XML
3 29 (7.57%) Middleware
4 27 (7.05%) J2EE
5 17 (4.44%) REST
6 16 (4.18%) SOAP
7 13 (3.39%) HTML
8 11 (2.87%) Spring
9 10 (2.61%) CSS
9 10 (2.61%) EDI
10 7 (1.83%) Web Services
11 6 (1.57%) .NET
11 6 (1.57%) STL
12 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.31%) RESTful
12 5 (1.31%) Spring Boot
13 4 (1.04%) HTML5
13 4 (1.04%) Java EE
13 4 (1.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.09%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.09%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.31%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.78%) Clustering
7 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (0.78%) PKI
7 3 (0.78%) Smartcard
7 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.52%) CMDB
8 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.36%) Linux
2 41 (10.70%) Windows
3 31 (8.09%) Unix
4 23 (6.01%) Oracle Linux
5 18 (4.70%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.87%) SUSE
7 9 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.83%) OpenVMS
9 6 (1.57%) CentOS
9 6 (1.57%) zOS
10 3 (0.78%) Solaris
11 2 (0.52%) AIX
11 2 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.52%) VMS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.89%) ERP
2 79 (20.63%) Migration
3 68 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (12.01%) Data Migration
6 43 (11.23%) Test Scripting
7 42 (10.97%) Data Modelling
8 37 (9.66%) DevOps
9 32 (8.36%) ETL
10 26 (6.79%) Functional Testing
10 26 (6.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 25 (6.53%) Unit Testing
12 22 (5.74%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (5.74%) Test Automation
13 21 (5.48%) ITIL
13 21 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (5.48%) Workflow
14 20 (5.22%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.22%) Test Strategy
15 19 (4.96%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 167 (43.60%) SQL
2 86 (22.45%) PL/SQL
3 59 (15.40%) Java
4 29 (7.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.66%) Scala
6 11 (2.87%) C++
6 11 (2.87%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.61%) C
8 9 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.57%) Fortran
9 6 (1.57%) Python
9 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.31%) Perl
11 4 (1.04%) VB
11 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.52%) AWK
12 2 (0.52%) C#
12 2 (0.52%) Korn
12 2 (0.52%) VB6
12 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (24.28%) Security Cleared
2 76 (19.84%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.87%) ISEB
4 9 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.09%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.83%) Degree
7 6 (1.57%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.78%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.52%) CISA
9 2 (0.52%) CISM
9 2 (0.52%) CISSP
9 2 (0.52%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.52%) IISP
9 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.52%) MCAD
9 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.92%) GDPR
3 10 (2.61%) QA
4 6 (1.57%) SLA
5 4 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (0.78%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.78%) ISO 31000
6 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (0.78%) NIST
6 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) DICOM
7 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.26%) HL7
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.26%) PMO
7 1 (0.26%) SEPA
7 1 (0.26%) TARGET2
System Software
1 10 (2.61%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.35%) Docker
2 9 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.04%) Firmware
5 4 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.78%) KVM
7 2 (0.52%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.52%) iptables
7 2 (0.52%) NFS
7 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (6.27%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (6.01%) Terraform
3 15 (3.92%) Puppet
4 6 (1.57%) Nessus
5 5 (1.31%) Ansible
6 4 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.78%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (0.78%) IBM Guardium
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.78%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 2 (0.52%) Ambari
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.52%) SELinux
8 2 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (7.57%) SAP
2 23 (6.01%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.44%) IBM
3 17 (4.44%) VMware
3 17 (4.44%) webMethods
4 16 (4.18%) Hyperion
5 14 (3.66%) Baan
5 14 (3.66%) BEA
6 12 (3.13%) Tripwire
7 10 (2.61%) HP
8 9 (2.35%) Concur
9 7 (1.83%) CyberArk
9 7 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.83%) Splunk
10 6 (1.57%) Cisco
10 6 (1.57%) Dell
10 6 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.31%) Informatica
11 5 (1.31%) Remedy
11 5 (1.31%) Sun