Period
to 27 April 2018

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 6 months to 27 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 26 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.04% 3.98% 3.79%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 11.02% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £205 £175 £383
90th Percentile £456 £575 £613
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +43.00% +16.28% +14.67%

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 Staffordshire.

All Vendors
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 84 118 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.94% 36.09% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 59
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £271 £165 £177
90th Percentile £485 £500 £490
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.69% -1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.60 £9.48
90th Percentile £27.35 £32.13 £18.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.80
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.06% -1.25%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 27 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 27 April 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 4 £350 - 2
Lichfield -1 1 £150 - 1
Oracle
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 5 (62.50%) Riak
2 5 (62.50%) Change Data Capture
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Database Security
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) SMS
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

Oracle
Co-occurring 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 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Riak
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
1 5 (62.50%) Production DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Production DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Data Capture
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Database Security
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco