Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 November 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 11 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 149 381 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.20% 16.34% 13.96%
As % of the Vendors category 34.41% 27.99% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 273 170
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £381 £325 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -21.97% +15.29%
10th Percentile £266 £225 £288
90th Percentile £615 £475 £600
North East median daily rate £391 £330 £425
% change year-on-year +18.56% -22.35% +14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 32 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.42% +11.67%
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - -16.42% +11.67%

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 Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 433 1361 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 47.07% 58.39% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 939 347
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £260 £213 £231
90th Percentile £550 £499 £554
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £360
% change year-on-year +10.61% -8.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 104 56
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.64% +14.58% +41.18%
10th Percentile £8.76 £11.38 £12.20
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.00 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -50.00% +27.06% +14.86%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Tyne and Wear

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Tyne and Wear

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Tyne and Wear

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Tyne and Wear

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 147 £375 +15.38% 2
Oracle
North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 90 (60.40%) Linux
2 89 (59.73%) Unix
3 71 (47.65%) WebLogic
4 70 (46.98%) Security Cleared
5 69 (46.31%) Red Hat
6 63 (42.28%) JBoss
7 59 (39.60%) SQL
7 59 (39.60%) SC Cleared
8 51 (34.23%) Perl
9 45 (30.20%) AIX
10 42 (28.19%) Sun
11 41 (27.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (26.17%) Windows
13 38 (25.50%) Firewall
14 36 (24.16%) Solaris
14 36 (24.16%) PL/SQL
14 36 (24.16%) Clustering
14 36 (24.16%) Oracle Database
15 34 (22.82%) DevOps
15 34 (22.82%) Korn
16 33 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (22.15%) LDAP
16 33 (22.15%) HP
17 32 (21.48%) High Availability
18 31 (20.81%) Tomcat
19 30 (20.13%) Apache
19 30 (20.13%) DNS
20 29 (19.46%) HPUX
20 29 (19.46%) iPlanet
20 29 (19.46%) Analytical Skills

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 71 (47.65%) WebLogic
2 63 (42.28%) JBoss
3 31 (20.81%) Tomcat
4 30 (20.13%) Apache
5 29 (19.46%) iPlanet
6 27 (18.12%) Oracle Application Server
7 14 (9.40%) WebSphere
8 13 (8.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (6.71%) SharePoint
10 8 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (5.37%) Confluence
10 8 (5.37%) MQSeries
10 8 (5.37%) OpenStack
11 7 (4.70%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (4.03%) SAS
13 5 (3.36%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (2.68%) FileNet
14 4 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (2.01%) Tuxedo
16 2 (1.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 13 (8.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (4.70%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.34%) Boomi
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.50%) Firewall
2 33 (22.15%) LDAP
3 30 (20.13%) DNS
4 24 (16.11%) TCP/IP
5 20 (13.42%) OpenLDAP
5 20 (13.42%) SSH
6 13 (8.72%) SAN
7 8 (5.37%) FCoE
7 8 (5.37%) iSCSI
7 8 (5.37%) NAS
7 8 (5.37%) X.21
8 6 (4.03%) WAN
9 5 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (3.36%) Network Security
9 5 (3.36%) SSL
10 4 (2.68%) HTTP
11 2 (1.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.16%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.07%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.40%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (8.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (8.05%) Relational Database
6 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (7.38%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.70%) MySQL
8 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.03%) Apache Hive
9 6 (4.03%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.03%) HBase
9 6 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (4.03%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (4.03%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.37%) JIRA
3 7 (4.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (4.03%) ERwin
4 6 (4.03%) Selenium
5 5 (3.36%) Maven
5 5 (3.36%) Subversion
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.01%) Toad
8 2 (1.34%) GitLab
9 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (8.72%) Finance
2 1 (0.67%) Billing
2 1 (0.67%) Publishing
2 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (20.81%) DBA
2 28 (18.79%) Unix Engineer
3 26 (17.45%) Oracle DBA
4 23 (15.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (12.75%) AIX Engineer
6 17 (11.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Architect
8 12 (8.05%) Solaris Engineer
9 11 (7.38%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (6.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (6.04%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.37%) Developer
12 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared DBA
13 7 (4.70%) Administrator
14 6 (4.03%) Data Architect
14 6 (4.03%) Digital Architect
14 6 (4.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 6 (4.03%) Lead Architect
14 6 (4.03%) Lead Data Architect
14 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) J2EE
2 15 (10.07%) Software Packaging
3 13 (8.72%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (7.38%) JSON
5 10 (6.71%) Web Services
6 9 (6.04%) Middleware
6 9 (6.04%) REST
7 8 (5.37%) RESTful
7 8 (5.37%) SOAP
7 8 (5.37%) Spring
8 7 (4.70%) CSS
8 7 (4.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 7 (4.70%) XML
9 6 (4.03%) Ajax
9 6 (4.03%) CSS3
9 6 (4.03%) Django
9 6 (4.03%) HTML
9 6 (4.03%) HTML5
10 4 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.34%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.16%) Clustering
2 29 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.72%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.38%) Private Cloud
5 9 (6.04%) Replication
5 9 (6.04%) User Experience
6 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (4.03%) Oracle Exalytics
9 5 (3.36%) DataPower
9 5 (3.36%) Grid Computing
9 5 (3.36%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.67%) iPad
10 1 (0.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 90 (60.40%) Linux
2 89 (59.73%) Unix
3 45 (30.20%) AIX
4 41 (27.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (26.17%) Windows
6 36 (24.16%) Solaris
7 29 (19.46%) HPUX
8 28 (18.79%) SUSE
9 21 (14.09%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.67%) VME
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.82%) DevOps
2 33 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.48%) High Availability
4 27 (18.12%) ITIL
5 22 (14.77%) Load Balancing
6 19 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (10.74%) Open Source
8 15 (10.07%) Analytics
8 15 (10.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (10.07%) Migration
8 15 (10.07%) OO
9 14 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (8.05%) Configuration Management
10 12 (8.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 11 (7.38%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (7.38%) Scrum
12 10 (6.71%) Data Management
12 10 (6.71%) Data Modelling
12 10 (6.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.60%) SQL
2 51 (34.23%) Perl
3 36 (24.16%) PL/SQL
4 34 (22.82%) Korn
5 24 (16.11%) Python
5 24 (16.11%) Shell Script
6 18 (12.08%) Java
7 13 (8.72%) Bash Shell
7 13 (8.72%) C-shell
8 6 (4.03%) Ruby
8 6 (4.03%) Scala
9 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.01%) COBOL
10 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.34%) XPath
11 2 (1.34%) XQuery
12 1 (0.67%) C#
12 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 70 (46.98%) Security Cleared
2 59 (39.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.67%) OCP
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.09%) NFS
3 19 (12.75%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (10.07%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (9.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 13 (8.72%) KVM
7 10 (6.71%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (6.04%) Docker
8 9 (6.04%) Samba
9 7 (4.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (4.03%) LXC
11 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (16.11%) Puppet
2 20 (13.42%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.07%) Data Guard
4 14 (9.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (6.04%) NetBackup
6 8 (5.37%) OpenView
6 8 (5.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (3.36%) Forum Sentry
8 3 (2.01%) Ansible
8 3 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.34%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.67%) PureDisk
10 1 (0.67%) Simpana
10 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (46.31%) Red Hat
2 42 (28.19%) Sun
3 33 (22.15%) HP
4 23 (15.44%) Cisco
5 22 (14.77%) F5
6 21 (14.09%) Veritas
7 19 (12.75%) Informatica
8 16 (10.74%) IBM
9 15 (10.07%) PlateSpin
9 15 (10.07%) VMware
10 13 (8.72%) Axway
10 13 (8.72%) Siebel
11 8 (5.37%) Cognos
11 8 (5.37%) Opsware
11 8 (5.37%) SAP
12 7 (4.70%) CA
12 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
13 6 (4.03%) Tableau
14 5 (3.36%) Sybase
15 4 (2.68%) TIBCO