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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 15 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.86% 15.33% 14.89%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 23.86% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.32% -11.75%
Oracle
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
40 88 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 68.97% 64.23% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 65
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 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 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 21 (56.76%) PL/SQL
3 10 (27.03%) .NET
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (21.62%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (21.62%) HTML
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.92%) Perl
6 7 (18.92%) PVCS
6 7 (18.92%) Degree
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
7 6 (16.22%) MS Office
7 6 (16.22%) C#
7 6 (16.22%) VB
7 6 (16.22%) ERP
7 6 (16.22%) OO
8 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
8 5 (13.51%) Java
8 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.81%) System Testing

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Manufacturing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
4 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) MS Access
7 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (18.92%) PVCS
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Toad
5 1 (2.70%) YourKit
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Programmer
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) VB Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
5 2 (5.41%) Java EE
6 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) HPUX
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) OO
1 6 (16.22%) ERP
2 4 (10.81%) SOA
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
2 4 (10.81%) System Testing
3 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) SIEM
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.70%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.70%) Customer Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 21 (56.76%) PL/SQL
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) Perl
5 6 (16.22%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) VB
6 5 (13.51%) Java
7 2 (5.41%) VB6
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.41%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMP
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Sun
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft