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 26 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 88 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 35 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 1.65% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.72% 8.83% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 17
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£350 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.70 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+49.84% -14.32%
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
360 487 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.71% 18.69% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 262 153
Average daily rate £375 £385 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £19.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.89% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £16.74 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £26.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Slough +5 11 £350 - 1
Reading +3 6 £420 +7.69% 3
Bracknell -1 4 - - 1
Newbury -9 1 £350 -12.77%
Maidenhead - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Oracle Database
South East

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (67.74%) SQL
3 34 (54.84%) PL/SQL
4 27 (43.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (30.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 19 (30.65%) Linux
6 18 (29.03%) Java
6 18 (29.03%) UNIX
7 16 (25.81%) HTML
8 14 (22.58%) Finance
9 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
10 12 (19.35%) Degree
10 12 (19.35%) TDD
11 11 (17.74%) .NET
11 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
11 11 (17.74%) OO
12 10 (16.13%) Web Services
12 10 (16.13%) XML
12 10 (16.13%) J2EE
12 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
12 10 (16.13%) Migration
13 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
13 9 (14.52%) MVC
13 9 (14.52%) C#
13 9 (14.52%) Windows
13 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
13 9 (14.52%) Data Analysis
13 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
14 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
14 8 (12.90%) Data Migration

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.68%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.84%) LiveCycle
5 2 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SDH
1 7 (11.29%) Ethernet
1 7 (11.29%) MPLS
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (30.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 7 (11.29%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
7 5 (8.06%) Star Schema
8 3 (4.84%) DB2
8 3 (4.84%) DataStage
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (3.23%) MySQL
9 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.61%) Xcelsius
10 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Toad
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Ant
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) DBA
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Applications Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Applications Support
4 6 (9.68%) .NET Applications Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.84%) DataStage Developer
6 3 (4.84%) OSS Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (3.23%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) HTML
2 11 (17.74%) .NET
3 10 (16.13%) J2EE
3 10 (16.13%) Web Services
3 10 (16.13%) XML
4 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.90%) JMS
5 8 (12.90%) JAXB
5 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 7 (11.29%) WSDL
6 7 (11.29%) CSS
6 7 (11.29%) SOAP
7 6 (9.68%) WCF
7 6 (9.68%) WPF
8 4 (6.45%) Spring
9 3 (4.84%) jQuery
9 3 (4.84%) Struts
9 3 (4.84%) JSP
10 2 (3.23%) Struts2
10 2 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) UNIX
3 9 (14.52%) Windows
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) AIX
6 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) TDD
2 11 (17.74%) OO
3 10 (16.13%) Migration
4 9 (14.52%) Data Analysis
4 9 (14.52%) MVC
5 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.90%) CRM
5 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.90%) Data Migration
6 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.29%) ETL
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) Data Transformation
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.45%) Validation
9 4 (6.45%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 42 (67.74%) SQL
2 34 (54.84%) PL/SQL
3 18 (29.03%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) VBScript
6 6 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.06%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) VBA
8 2 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) OCP
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) BEA
2 7 (11.29%) MetaSolv
2 7 (11.29%) Cramer
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Sun
4 4 (6.45%) ComArch
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.84%) BMC
5 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.84%) Adobe
5 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.84%) Intel
6 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) Informatica
7 1 (1.61%) ESRI
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) HP