The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 5 March 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 108 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 25 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 1.41% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.96% 8.48% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £33.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+36.29% -2.17%
Oracle Database
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
314 460 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.00% 16.64% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 250 137
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 20
Average hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.71% -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £17.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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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
Reading -1 5 £420 -2.66% 8
Slough +3 4 £325 - 1
Bracknell -4 3 £126 -66.57% 1
Newbury -21 1 £535 +37.17%
Maidenhead - - - -
Thatcham - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Oracle Database
South East

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 61 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (62.30%) SQL
3 30 (49.18%) PL/SQL
4 22 (36.07%) Java
4 22 (36.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (27.87%) UNIX
6 16 (26.23%) Linux
6 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
7 14 (22.95%) Finance
7 14 (22.95%) Web Services
8 12 (19.67%) XML
8 12 (19.67%) WebLogic
8 12 (19.67%) HTML
8 12 (19.67%) TDD
9 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
10 10 (16.39%) J2EE
10 10 (16.39%) SOAP
10 10 (16.39%) Migration
11 9 (14.75%) CRM
11 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.11%) WebSphere
12 8 (13.11%) Degree
12 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
12 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
12 8 (13.11%) OO
12 8 (13.11%) JMS
12 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (13.11%) RDBMS

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) SDH
1 7 (11.48%) Ethernet
1 7 (11.48%) MPLS
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) SSH
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.11%) RDBMS
5 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
6 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.56%) Star Schema
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.28%) DataStage
9 2 (3.28%) SAP BW
9 2 (3.28%) DB2
9 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.64%) Xcelsius
10 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (1.64%) MySQL
10 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Toad
2 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 7 (11.48%) DBA
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (11.48%) Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.56%) Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Designer
5 3 (4.92%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (4.92%) OSS Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Tester
6 2 (3.28%) Junior
6 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Database Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) Web Services
2 12 (19.67%) XML
2 12 (19.67%) HTML
3 10 (16.39%) J2EE
3 10 (16.39%) SOAP
4 8 (13.11%) JMS
4 8 (13.11%) .NET
5 7 (11.48%) WSDL
5 7 (11.48%) JAXB
6 6 (9.84%) CSS
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.92%) Java EE
8 3 (4.92%) Spring
8 3 (4.92%) WCF
8 3 (4.92%) WPF
9 2 (3.28%) Middleware
9 2 (3.28%) JSP
9 2 (3.28%) Struts
9 2 (3.28%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Open Source
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) UNIX
2 16 (26.23%) Linux
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) TDD
2 10 (16.39%) Migration
3 9 (14.75%) CRM
3 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
4 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
4 8 (13.11%) OO
4 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.84%) Scrum
6 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Data Transformation
7 5 (8.20%) Release Management
7 5 (8.20%) ETL
7 5 (8.20%) MVC
8 4 (6.56%) Project Management
8 4 (6.56%) Database Tuning
8 4 (6.56%) V-Model
8 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) SQL
2 30 (49.18%) PL/SQL
3 22 (36.07%) Java
4 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) PHP
7 3 (4.92%) C
7 3 (4.92%) VBScript
7 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) VCP4
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) OCP
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Cramer
2 7 (11.48%) MetaSolv
2 7 (11.48%) BEA
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Sun
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.56%) ComArch
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe
5 3 (4.92%) Intel
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) BMC