The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 4 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 21.62% 3.70% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 29.63% 7.69% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -
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 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
Oracle
Bedfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 72.97% 48.15% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 9
Average daily rate £300 £284 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
5 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) MS Access
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) C#

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) MPLS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Primavera