Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 6 months to 20 January 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 59 70
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 13 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.27% 2.51% 3.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 9.15% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 24
South Wales median daily rate £363 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £307 £363 £249
90th Percentile £465 £550 £443
Wales median daily rate £390 £450 £356
% change year-on-year -13.33% +26.32% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Wales median hourly rate - £18.00 -

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 293 306 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.70% 27.42% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 218 287
South Wales median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £254 £181 £263
90th Percentile £479 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
South Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £43.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +78.57% +8.89%
10th Percentile £16.75 £17.11 £22.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £61.25 £43.45
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year -31.43% +48.31% +35.32%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in South Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in South Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in South Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in South Wales

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Cardiff -15 10 £336 -25.33% 3
Bridgend +6 1 £405 -
Caerphilly - 1 £375 -
Oracle Database
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) Unix
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (38.46%) High Availability
7 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (23.08%) Clustering
9 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (23.08%) ITIL
9 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) Ingres
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DBA
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (38.46%) Administrator
4 4 (30.77%) SQL DBA
5 3 (23.08%) Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Apache FOP
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) VBA
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (15.38%) Data Guard
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy