The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.36% 11.43% 12.06%
As % of the Vendors category 41.30% 36.36% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 16
Average daily rate
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£206 £255 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -29.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £319 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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County Antrim

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

Vendors Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 58.97% 31.43% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 35
Average daily rate £175 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £192 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

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

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) UNIX
3 16 (41.03%) Finance
3 16 (41.03%) Banking
4 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 14 (35.90%) Web Services
5 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 12 (30.77%) XSL
6 12 (30.77%) Java
6 12 (30.77%) Actimize
7 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) Windows
9 7 (17.95%) DB2
9 7 (17.95%) Ab Initio
10 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
10 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 6 (15.38%) XML
11 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
11 5 (12.82%) Release Management
11 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
11 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
12 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
12 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
12 4 (10.26%) Derivative
12 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (10.26%) Equities
12 4 (10.26%) Cisco
12 4 (10.26%) ITIL
12 4 (10.26%) JMS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.13%) Xceptor
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) DB2
3 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.13%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
1 16 (41.03%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Ab Initio Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Junior
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Web Services
2 12 (30.77%) XSL
3 6 (15.38%) XML
4 4 (10.26%) JMS
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) Middleware
6 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Equities
1 4 (10.26%) Derivative
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) UNIX
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
2 5 (12.82%) Release Management
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Information Security
4 3 (7.69%) Metaprogramming
4 3 (7.69%) Parallel Processing
4 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) SOA
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) E-business
6 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 12 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) Korn
4 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.56%) Control-M
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Actimize
2 7 (17.95%) Ab Initio
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase