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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 11 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.20% 14.75% 7.53%
As % of the Vendors category 12.82% 25.71% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £600 £494
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 £26.75 £37.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.64% +7.11%
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
39 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 63.93% 57.38% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 29
Average daily rate £230 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £285 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £630 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 3 June 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 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) PVCS
3 3 (27.27%) Toad
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (9.09%) Sun

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 3 (27.27%) PVCS
1 3 (27.27%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) YourKit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Buyer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects