The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for TKPROF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TKPROF over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Oracle TKPROF
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 649 641
Rank change year-on-year +50 -8  
Contract jobs citing TKPROF 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.10% 0.042% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £319 £513 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.80% +72.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £500 -
% change year-on-year -37.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - -

TKPROF is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10550 11771 13011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.39% 21.80% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 7962 8488
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 202 180
Median hourly rate £31.25 £32.15 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.79% +16.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

TKPROF
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing TKPROF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for TKPROF in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TKPROF in the UK

TKPROF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TKPROF over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TKPROF in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TKPROF in the UK

TKPROF
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TKPROF within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +30 11 £319 -37.80%
North West +27 8 £313 -
Lancashire - 8 £313 -
Preston - 6 £313 -
London +4 3 £325 -36.58%

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TKPROF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TKPROF.

1 17 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
3 13 (76.47%) Toad
3 13 (76.47%) Perl
3 13 (76.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) Windows
5 10 (58.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (52.94%) Migration
7 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
9 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (11.76%) SunGard
10 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
10 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (11.76%) Banking

TKPROF
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Toad
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.88%) dbdeploy
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) DBA
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Database Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Database Architect
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) Perl
2 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) NVQ Level 3
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) SunGard