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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 6 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.81% 7.35% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 27.14% 12.93% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £277 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £350 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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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
70 116 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 61.95% 56.86% 57.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 33
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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
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 21 August 2014, 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 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) Oracle Database
3 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
4 9 (25.71%) .NET
5 8 (22.86%) Solaris
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (17.14%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (17.14%) Security Management
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (17.14%) Data Guard
7 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) VB
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) SAP
8 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) IBM
9 4 (11.43%) Degree

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.86%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP PM
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.71%) Maximo
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.86%) OpenWorks
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Toad
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.86%) PVCS
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) DBA
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) WCF
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) EDI
4 1 (2.86%) WinForms
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Solaris
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) OO
1 6 (17.14%) Security Management
1 6 (17.14%) Migration
1 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
3 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
3 3 (8.57%) OOP
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.57%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) ERP
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) Data Management
4 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.71%) System Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Database Tuning
4 2 (5.71%) Customer Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.29%) VB
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Groovy
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) VB6
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) SAP
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) Sun
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Infor
5 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.86%) Baan
5 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
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