The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Berkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 13 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 254 237 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.90% 9.64% 7.44%
As % of the Vendors category 17.61% 20.03% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 85 81
Average daily rate £440 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £66.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.58% +430.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1442 1183 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.53% 48.13% 52.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 448 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Oracle
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 77 £425 +13.33% 32
Slough +13 44 £450 +22.86% 4
Bracknell -3 31 £314 -30.22% 5
Newbury +1 13 £300 -29.41% 3
Maidenhead -10 5 £190 +14.28% 2
Wokingham - 2 £600 -
Windsor - - - - 2
Ascot - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 141 (32.27%) SQL
2 103 (23.57%) Telecoms
3 100 (22.88%) UNIX
4 97 (22.20%) Windows
5 91 (20.82%) Oracle Database
6 88 (20.14%) Finance
7 85 (19.45%) Java
8 69 (15.79%) Linux
9 65 (14.87%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
11 60 (13.73%) SQL Server
11 60 (13.73%) Security Cleared
12 55 (12.59%) CRM
13 51 (11.67%) Microsoft
14 43 (9.84%) SAP
14 43 (9.84%) SC Cleared
15 42 (9.61%) VMware
16 39 (8.92%) Migration
16 39 (8.92%) Billing
17 38 (8.70%) ETL
18 37 (8.47%) .NET
18 37 (8.47%) ITIL
18 37 (8.47%) IBM
18 37 (8.47%) Retail
19 36 (8.24%) WebLogic
19 36 (8.24%) Siebel
20 35 (8.01%) Perl
20 35 (8.01%) XML
21 32 (7.32%) PL/SQL
21 32 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 36 (8.24%) WebLogic
2 17 (3.89%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.20%) Apache
3 14 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.97%) IIS
5 10 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (1.37%) CICS
7 4 (0.92%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.46%) Confluence
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 2 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.43%) MS Office
3 11 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.26%) Oracle BRM
2 10 (2.29%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (1.37%) HFM
4 6 (1.37%) CSG Singleview
5 5 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.46%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.46%) Metrica
8 2 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.23%) Agresso
9 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.43%) DNS
3 14 (3.20%) HTTP
3 14 (3.20%) LAN
3 14 (3.20%) DHCP
4 11 (2.52%) SAN
4 11 (2.52%) Firewall
5 10 (2.29%) Internet
6 9 (2.06%) WAN
7 7 (1.60%) GSM
8 5 (1.14%) LDAP
8 5 (1.14%) SNMP
8 5 (1.14%) VoIP
9 4 (0.92%) SSL
9 4 (0.92%) ISDN
9 4 (0.92%) RTP
10 3 (0.69%) SS7
10 3 (0.69%) MPLS
10 3 (0.69%) 3G
10 3 (0.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.82%) Oracle Database
2 65 (14.87%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (13.73%) SQL Server
4 27 (6.18%) DataStage
4 27 (6.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (5.49%) MySQL
5 24 (5.49%) DB2
6 19 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.66%) PowerCenter
7 16 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (3.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 13 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (2.52%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.06%) BusinessObjects XI
12 8 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 6 (1.37%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 13 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.52%) Toad
3 9 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.83%) JIRA
4 8 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.60%) ERwin
6 6 (1.37%) Maven
6 6 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (1.37%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.14%) Selenium
8 4 (0.92%) Ant
8 4 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.69%) WinRunner
9 3 (0.69%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.69%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.69%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.46%) QADirector
10 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 103 (23.57%) Telecoms
2 88 (20.14%) Finance
3 39 (8.92%) Billing
4 37 (8.47%) Retail
5 15 (3.43%) Banking
6 14 (3.20%) Marketing
7 8 (1.83%) Back Office
8 7 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.14%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.69%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Front Office
11 2 (0.46%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (17.39%) Analyst
2 68 (15.56%) Architect
3 62 (14.19%) Developer
3 62 (14.19%) Consultant
4 29 (6.64%) Project Manager
5 27 (6.18%) Oracle Consultant
6 26 (5.95%) Business Analyst
7 24 (5.49%) Java Developer
7 24 (5.49%) Test Analyst
8 19 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (4.12%) DBA
10 14 (3.20%) Oracle Analyst
11 13 (2.97%) Administrator
12 12 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (2.75%) Technical Business Analyst
13 10 (2.29%) Designer
13 10 (2.29%) SQL DBA
13 10 (2.29%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (2.06%) Applications Architect
14 9 (2.06%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.47%) .NET
2 35 (8.01%) XML
3 29 (6.64%) HTML
4 27 (6.18%) J2EE
5 15 (3.43%) Spring
6 13 (2.97%) Web Services
7 12 (2.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (2.52%) Middleware
8 11 (2.52%) SOAP
8 11 (2.52%) Hibernate
9 10 (2.29%) CGI
10 9 (2.06%) Struts
10 9 (2.06%) CSS
10 9 (2.06%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.83%) Java EE
12 7 (1.60%) JSP
12 7 (1.60%) ODBC
12 7 (1.60%) REST
13 6 (1.37%) jQuery
13 6 (1.37%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.52%) Clustering
2 10 (2.29%) CESG
3 9 (2.06%) Replication
3 9 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.83%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.37%) iSeries
5 6 (1.37%) FMCG
6 4 (0.92%) Open Source
6 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.69%) DTV
7 3 (0.69%) PKI
7 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.46%) Wiki
8 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.23%) PMI
9 1 (0.23%) NHS
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 100 (22.88%) UNIX
2 97 (22.20%) Windows
3 69 (15.79%) Linux
4 31 (7.09%) Solaris
5 22 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (4.12%) Windows XP
7 18 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (3.20%) AIX
9 11 (2.52%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.37%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.37%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.92%) HPUX
13 3 (0.69%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.46%) Android
14 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (12.59%) CRM
3 39 (8.92%) Migration
4 38 (8.70%) ETL
5 37 (8.47%) ITIL
6 29 (6.64%) Use Case
7 28 (6.41%) SOA
8 27 (6.18%) Data Modelling
9 25 (5.72%) Systems Analysis
10 24 (5.49%) Project Management
10 24 (5.49%) UML
11 22 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (4.58%) Validation
12 20 (4.58%) PRINCE2
12 20 (4.58%) Analytics
13 17 (3.89%) Test Scripting
13 17 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (3.43%) Workflow
14 15 (3.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 141 (32.27%) SQL
2 85 (19.45%) Java
3 35 (8.01%) Perl
4 32 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 16 (3.66%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.66%) C#
6 15 (3.43%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.97%) VB
8 10 (2.29%) Korn
8 10 (2.29%) C
9 9 (2.06%) C++
9 9 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.37%) RPG
11 6 (1.37%) COBOL
11 6 (1.37%) JCL
12 5 (1.14%) PHP
13 4 (0.92%) RPG IV
14 3 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.81%) Degree
4 12 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.60%) ISEB
7 6 (1.37%) HND
7 6 (1.37%) MCSE
7 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.14%) CCNA
8 5 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.92%) CCVP
9 4 (0.92%) MCTS
10 3 (0.69%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.46%) CIMA
11 2 (0.46%) ACCA
11 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.46%) CISSP
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.20%) QA
2 12 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.37%) SLA
4 5 (1.14%) TickIT
4 5 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.60%) Xen
5 6 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.37%) NFS
6 5 (1.14%) XenApp
7 4 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.69%) Samba
8 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.69%) Veritas File System
8 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.69%) KVM
9 2 (0.46%) vSphere
10 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (2.75%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.14%) Puppet
4 5 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.92%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.69%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.46%) SCCM
7 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Storage Server
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.46%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.46%) Legato
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.84%) SAP
3 42 (9.61%) VMware
4 37 (8.47%) IBM
5 36 (8.24%) Siebel
6 31 (7.09%) Business Objects
7 26 (5.95%) Informatica
8 25 (5.72%) Red Hat
8 25 (5.72%) Cisco
9 20 (4.58%) HP
10 15 (3.43%) Cognos
11 14 (3.20%) Citrix
12 13 (2.97%) Ab Initio
13 12 (2.75%) Sun
14 10 (2.29%) Teradata
15 9 (2.06%) EMC
15 9 (2.06%) JBoss
16 8 (1.83%) TIBCO
16 8 (1.83%) Hyperion
17 7 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
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