The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 16 17 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.44% 5.06% 7.93%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 14.04% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £478 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £440 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £575 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.29% +5.16%  

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

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 51 57 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 37.78% 36.08% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 41
Median daily rate £381 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.24% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -17.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.93 £9.56 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.10 £17.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 - - 1
Stafford - 1 £480 -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Coaching
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) Skype
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 3 (21.43%) Head of Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Application Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cutover Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) NetSuite Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SEPA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards