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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 5 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.78% 9.18% 16.36%
As % of the Vendors category 26.67% 15.25% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £364 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £442 £425
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 £38.25 £31.20 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+22.59% -8.23%
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
30 59 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 66.67% 60.20% 66.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 59
Average daily rate £375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £209 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) PVCS
5 7 (20.59%) Perl
5 7 (20.59%) HTML
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (20.59%) Degree
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (17.65%) ERP
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) OO
7 5 (14.71%) C#
7 5 (14.71%) Java
7 5 (14.71%) VB
7 5 (14.71%) MS Office
7 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
8 4 (11.76%) Sun

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.88%) MS Access
7 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) PVCS
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) Toad
4 1 (2.94%) YourKit
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Programmer
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) VB Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
4 2 (5.88%) Java EE
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) WinForms
5 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) HPUX
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ERP
1 6 (17.65%) OO
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.76%) SOA
3 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.94%) E-business
5 1 (2.94%) MVC
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.94%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.94%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (20.59%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) C#
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) VB
6 2 (5.88%) VB6
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) OCPJP
3 2 (5.88%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Sun
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec