The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 12 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Oracle 38 70 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.92% 14.14% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 22.09% 33.98% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 7
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
Oracle
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
172 206 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.91% 41.62% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 131 48
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 0
Average hourly rate £38.38 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 13 £425 - 1
Bedford -3 5 £433 +54.46% 3
Dunstable -6 4 £425 +70.00% 1
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 33 (37.50%) SQL
2 26 (29.55%) Finance
3 24 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (20.45%) ERP
4 18 (20.45%) Retail
5 17 (19.32%) ETL
6 16 (18.18%) SAP
7 15 (17.05%) Oracle Database
8 13 (14.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (13.64%) Project Management
10 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL
10 11 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.36%) Java
11 10 (11.36%) Oracle General Ledger
12 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
12 9 (10.23%) Agresso
12 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (9.09%) Migration
13 8 (9.09%) CRM
13 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (7.95%) Oracle EBS R12
14 7 (7.95%) Cognos
14 7 (7.95%) XML
14 7 (7.95%) UNIX
14 7 (7.95%) Windows
14 7 (7.95%) Linux
14 7 (7.95%) Oracle Reports

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (3.41%) SAS
1 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.27%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (10.23%) Agresso
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (1.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (1.14%) SAP Business One
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (1.14%) TeleForm
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Taleo
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) SAN
2 2 (2.27%) LAN
2 2 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (1.14%) VPN
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.27%) Impala
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.41%) PeopleTools
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.27%) ProC
4 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 18 (20.45%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Analyst
2 17 (19.32%) Project Manager
2 17 (19.32%) Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.64%) Architect
5 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Oracle Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) PeopleSoft Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Peoplesoft Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) XML
2 4 (4.55%) JSP
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) J2EE
4 2 (2.27%) EJB
4 2 (2.27%) CSS
4 2 (2.27%) Servlets
4 2 (2.27%) SOAP
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) Middleware
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.14%) iPhone
3 1 (1.14%) EPoS
3 1 (1.14%) EMV
3 1 (1.14%) EFT
3 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) UNIX
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
1 7 (7.95%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) Solaris
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (20.45%) ERP
3 17 (19.32%) ETL
4 12 (13.64%) Project Management
5 11 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.09%) Migration
7 8 (9.09%) CRM
7 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.68%) Matrix Management
9 5 (5.68%) SDLC
10 4 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.55%) Data Management
10 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.41%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 10 (11.36%) Java
4 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.41%) AWK
5 3 (3.41%) Korn
6 2 (2.27%) sed
6 2 (2.27%) C
6 2 (2.27%) C#
6 2 (2.27%) COBOL
7 1 (1.14%) C-shell
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.14%) ABAP
7 1 (1.14%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.14%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) PMP
2 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.14%) ACCA
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
1 3 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.27%) HDFS
2 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) XenApp
2 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Oozie
2 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) SAP
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) Cognos
4 4 (4.55%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.41%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.41%) Sun
5 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 3 (3.41%) Teradata
5 3 (3.41%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.27%) Pega
6 2 (2.27%) Informatica
6 2 (2.27%) Retek
7 1 (1.14%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.14%) webMethods
7 1 (1.14%) Symantec
7 1 (1.14%) Metastorm
7 1 (1.14%) JDA
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) HP