The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Belfast region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 5 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.91% 10.28% 11.18%
As % of the Vendors category 36.84% 20.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Average daily rate
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£264 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.85% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £318 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £434 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -10.26%
Vendors Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
38 55 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 43.18% 51.40% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 34
Average daily rate £275 £388 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +63.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £252 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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
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 28 July 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) SQL
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (44.00%) UNIX
3 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Business Objects
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) Banking
7 6 (24.00%) Statistics
7 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) ETL
8 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (20.00%) SAP
8 5 (20.00%) Cognos
8 5 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (20.00%) Solaris
9 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (12.00%) Struts
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (4.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
1 9 (36.00%) DBA
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Cognos Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Struts
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.00%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Business Objects
2 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Cognos
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Telerik