The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.32% 6.80% 13.02%
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 12.50% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Average daily rate
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£345 £430 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +30.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 56 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 62.26% 54.37% 57.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £219 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.59 £29.17 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.57% +108.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £15.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Aberdeen region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Oracle also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle.

1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) PL/SQL
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 7 (25.93%) PVCS
4 7 (25.93%) ERP
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (18.52%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
8 3 (11.11%) Finance
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) SAP
8 3 (11.11%) C#
8 3 (11.11%) VB
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Oracle also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.41%) MS Access
6 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) PVCS
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Toad
4 1 (3.70%) YourKit
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Programmer
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) VB Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Buyer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) SOA
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.41%) System Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) E-business
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) PL/SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
2 2 (7.41%) OCPJP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards