The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 30 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.

Oracle
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 4.00% 20.00% 26.32%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 27.27% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 St Albans.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
St Albans
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 13 22 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 52.00% 73.33% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £120 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £360 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £1,000
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 St Albans

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in St Albans

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) BPEL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft