The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
England / South West
Rank 15 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 216 192 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.32% 6.62% 7.50%
As % of the Vendors category 20.49% 16.57% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 127 138
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1054 1159 1221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.59% 39.94% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 751 717
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 71
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +16 50 £485 +14.11% 11
Bristol -17 38 £355 -5.33% 18
Gloucestershire +1 35 £475 -13.63% 2
Devon +8 26 £475 +22.58% 1
Somerset +9 14 £450 +5.88% 4
Dorset +1 7 £510 +13.33% 4
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 191 (42.07%) SQL
2 188 (41.41%) Security Cleared
3 141 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (30.18%) Oracle Database
5 133 (29.30%) SC Cleared
6 113 (24.89%) PL/SQL
7 111 (24.45%) SQL Server
8 110 (24.23%) Java
9 97 (21.37%) Finance
10 91 (20.04%) Microsoft
11 81 (17.84%) Linux
12 72 (15.86%) JavaScript
13 70 (15.42%) Scrum
14 69 (15.20%) HTML
15 68 (14.98%) Windows
16 63 (13.88%) Unix
17 62 (13.66%) Web Services
18 59 (13.00%) Oracle EBS R12
19 58 (12.78%) XML
20 57 (12.56%) CSS
20 57 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
21 52 (11.45%) SOAP
22 51 (11.23%) .NET
22 51 (11.23%) Red Hat
22 51 (11.23%) Oracle Database 11g
23 49 (10.79%) Oracle EBS
24 47 (10.35%) WebLogic
25 45 (9.91%) MS Excel
25 45 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
25 45 (9.91%) Migration

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 47 (10.35%) WebLogic
2 41 (9.03%) WebSphere
3 30 (6.61%) Apache
4 27 (5.95%) JBoss
5 21 (4.63%) IIS
6 19 (4.19%) Confluence
7 18 (3.96%) Tomcat
8 17 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (3.52%) CMS
9 16 (3.52%) SharePoint
10 15 (3.30%) GlassFish
11 12 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.98%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.54%) SAS
15 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (1.10%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.88%) GeoServer
17 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 45 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.64%) MS Project
3 11 (2.42%) MS Office
4 9 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.44%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 59 (13.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 49 (10.79%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (6.39%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (3.96%) Oracle Financials
5 16 (3.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (1.32%) Primavera
9 5 (1.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (0.88%) Pegasus Opera
11 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.54%) IaaS
3 7 (1.54%) PaaS
3 7 (1.54%) SaaS
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (0.88%) Route 53
4 4 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.41%) Internet
2 15 (3.30%) Kerberos
3 10 (2.20%) PuTTY
3 10 (2.20%) WinSCP
4 9 (1.98%) HTTP
5 8 (1.76%) LDAP
6 7 (1.54%) SAN
7 6 (1.32%) SSL
7 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.10%) DMZ
8 5 (1.10%) DNS
9 4 (0.88%) AMQP
9 4 (0.88%) LAN
9 4 (0.88%) VPN
9 4 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.66%) Firewall
10 3 (0.66%) VoIP
10 3 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (30.18%) Oracle Database
2 111 (24.45%) SQL Server
3 51 (11.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 45 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (8.15%) Oracle Reports
6 35 (7.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 32 (7.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (4.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 20 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 19 (4.19%) MySQL
10 14 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.86%) Hadoop
12 12 (2.64%) Endeca
12 12 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (2.20%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 8 (1.76%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 35 (7.71%) Jenkins
2 32 (7.05%) Ant
3 28 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 27 (5.95%) Subversion
5 26 (5.73%) JIRA
5 26 (5.73%) Oracle Forms
6 25 (5.51%) Oracle APEX
7 23 (5.07%) JUnit
8 21 (4.63%) Selenium
8 21 (4.63%) Toad
9 20 (4.41%) Eclipse
9 20 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (4.19%) Maven
11 16 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (3.30%) TeamCity
13 14 (3.08%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.64%) HP UFT
14 12 (2.64%) SpecFlow
15 10 (2.20%) Visual Studio
16 7 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 97 (21.37%) Finance
2 25 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.07%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.96%) Marketing
5 17 (3.74%) Banking
6 16 (3.52%) Electronics
7 9 (1.98%) Back Office
8 8 (1.76%) Retail
9 4 (0.88%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 142 (31.28%) Developer
2 74 (16.30%) Consultant
3 60 (13.22%) Oracle Developer
4 58 (12.78%) Oracle Consultant
5 41 (9.03%) Analyst
5 41 (9.03%) Architect
6 35 (7.71%) Java Developer
7 29 (6.39%) DBA
8 25 (5.51%) Oracle DBA
9 22 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 21 (4.63%) SQL Developer
11 17 (3.74%) Applications Support
11 17 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
12 16 (3.52%) Applications Consultant
13 15 (3.30%) Administrator
13 15 (3.30%) Oracle Technical Consultant
14 14 (3.08%) Business Analyst
15 12 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
16 11 (2.42%) Oracle Applications Technical Consultant
16 11 (2.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.20%) HTML
2 62 (13.66%) Web Services
3 58 (12.78%) XML
4 57 (12.56%) CSS
5 52 (11.45%) SOAP
6 51 (11.23%) .NET
7 44 (9.69%) Spring
8 43 (9.47%) Hibernate
9 42 (9.25%) REST
10 36 (7.93%) JSON
11 34 (7.49%) jQuery
12 29 (6.39%) J2EE
13 28 (6.17%) XSLT
14 26 (5.73%) ASP.NET
15 24 (5.29%) Middleware
15 24 (5.29%) Oracle Fusion
16 23 (5.07%) Ajax
16 23 (5.07%) JMS
16 23 (5.07%) JSP
16 23 (5.07%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.86%) iPad
3 12 (2.64%) Virtual Team
4 11 (2.42%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.76%) Clustering
6 7 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.10%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.10%) RIA
8 5 (1.10%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.10%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.88%) CESG
9 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 81 (17.84%) Linux
2 68 (14.98%) Windows
3 63 (13.88%) Unix
4 38 (8.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (7.93%) Windows Server
6 20 (4.41%) AIX
7 16 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.42%) Solaris
9 10 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.98%) CentOS
10 9 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.88%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (15.42%) Scrum
3 57 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (9.91%) Migration
5 42 (9.25%) DevOps
5 42 (9.25%) ITIL
6 37 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (8.15%) ERP
7 34 (7.49%) Software Engineering
8 31 (6.83%) MVC
8 31 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (6.61%) SDLC
10 29 (6.39%) Content Management
11 24 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (5.07%) ETL
12 23 (5.07%) Project Management
13 22 (4.85%) Data Modelling
13 22 (4.85%) OO
14 20 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (4.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 191 (42.07%) SQL
2 113 (24.89%) PL/SQL
3 110 (24.23%) Java
4 72 (15.86%) JavaScript
5 43 (9.47%) C#
6 37 (8.15%) Perl
7 30 (6.61%) Shell Script
8 29 (6.39%) C
9 21 (4.63%) Bash Shell
10 20 (4.41%) Python
11 19 (4.19%) VBScript
12 17 (3.74%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.64%) F#
14 10 (2.20%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.98%) PHP
15 9 (1.98%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.54%) Ruby
17 4 (0.88%) VB
18 3 (0.66%) COBOL
18 3 (0.66%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 188 (41.41%) Security Cleared
2 133 (29.30%) SC Cleared
3 42 (9.25%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.42%) Degree
5 10 (2.20%) ISEB
5 10 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.22%) AAT
11 1 (0.22%) ACCA
11 1 (0.22%) APMP
11 1 (0.22%) CCAB
11 1 (0.22%) CIMA
11 1 (0.22%) RHCSS
11 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.96%) QA
2 11 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.54%) Basel II
3 7 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.88%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.66%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.44%) GDPR
7 2 (0.44%) GPG13
8 1 (0.22%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) PMO
8 1 (0.22%) SDET
8 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.07%) Docker
3 17 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.98%) vSphere
6 6 (1.32%) vCloud
6 6 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.88%) LXC
8 4 (0.88%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.44%) GFS2
9 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.44%) NFS
9 2 (0.44%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.44%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.22%) HDFS
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (4.41%) Ansible
2 16 (3.52%) vRealize
3 8 (1.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 7 (1.54%) Icinga
4 7 (1.54%) Kibana
4 7 (1.54%) logstash
5 5 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.10%) Nagios
6 4 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.88%) OSSEC
6 4 (0.88%) Terraform
7 3 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.44%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.44%) Netcool
8 2 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.44%) Puppet
8 2 (0.44%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 91 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.23%) Red Hat
3 34 (7.49%) SAP
4 33 (7.27%) VMware
5 30 (6.61%) Hyperion
6 28 (6.17%) IBM
7 22 (4.85%) HP
8 21 (4.63%) ATG
9 9 (1.98%) Informatica
10 8 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (1.54%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.54%) Cisco
12 5 (1.10%) Citrix
12 5 (1.10%) Teradata
13 4 (0.88%) Google
13 4 (0.88%) Pegasus
13 4 (0.88%) QAD
13 4 (0.88%) Software AG
13 4 (0.88%) Sun
13 4 (0.88%) Talend
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + flexible working hours
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 4 days ago