The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 16 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 192 206 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.26% 7.92% 6.40%
As % of the Vendors category 15.11% 16.44% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 100 60
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£394 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £18.38 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £17.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
Oracle
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1271 1253 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.03% 48.17% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 603 384
Average daily rate £375 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 63 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £28.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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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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 49 £415 -7.77% 26
Slough +4 30 £350 -22.22% 5
Maidenhead +11 20 £288 -20.68% 9
Newbury -8 17 £419 +9.46% 5
Bracknell -9 11 £350 +11.46% 8
Hungerford - - - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 175 (50.00%) SQL
2 91 (26.00%) Telecoms
3 68 (19.43%) Java
3 68 (19.43%) PL/SQL
4 67 (19.14%) ETL
5 65 (18.57%) Finance
6 60 (17.14%) Oracle Database
7 54 (15.43%) UNIX
8 52 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (14.00%) Linux
10 47 (13.43%) Windows
11 46 (13.14%) SQL Server
12 44 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (12.00%) Migration
14 38 (10.86%) HTML
15 36 (10.29%) Microsoft
16 33 (9.43%) Data Modelling
17 31 (8.86%) JavaScript
18 30 (8.57%) WebLogic
19 29 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (8.00%) .NET
21 26 (7.43%) Relational Database
21 26 (7.43%) DB2
21 26 (7.43%) Data Migration
22 25 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
22 25 (7.14%) CSS
22 25 (7.14%) J2EE
22 25 (7.14%) CRM
23 24 (6.86%) Security Cleared

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 30 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 20 (5.71%) Apache
3 16 (4.57%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.57%) IIS
3 16 (4.57%) SAS
4 12 (3.43%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (3.43%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.14%) ArcGIS
5 11 (3.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.29%) JBoss
7 5 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.14%) ArcSDE
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.14%) Node.js
8 4 (1.14%) Lync
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.86%) LiveCycle
9 3 (0.86%) JCAPS
9 3 (0.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.71%) MS Office
2 6 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle BRM
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.57%) Endur
7 2 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.57%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.29%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.71%) SaaS
2 5 (1.43%) Yammer
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Force.com
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.43%) Ethernet
2 11 (3.14%) Internet
3 10 (2.86%) DNS
4 9 (2.57%) Firewall
5 8 (2.29%) SAN
6 7 (2.00%) MPLS
6 7 (2.00%) HTTPS
6 7 (2.00%) SDH
7 6 (1.71%) HTTP
7 6 (1.71%) SSL
7 6 (1.71%) SSH
7 6 (1.71%) Network Security
7 6 (1.71%) VLAN
7 6 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.43%) NAS
8 5 (1.43%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.43%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.43%) BGP
8 5 (1.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 52 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (13.14%) SQL Server
4 26 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 26 (7.43%) DB2
5 25 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (6.29%) Oracle ODI
7 19 (5.43%) MySQL
7 19 (5.43%) RDBMS
8 18 (5.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (4.86%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (4.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 15 (4.29%) Base SAS
12 12 (3.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (3.43%) QlikView
13 11 (3.14%) Essbase
14 9 (2.57%) OLTP
15 8 (2.29%) DataStage
15 8 (2.29%) Oracle Exadata
16 7 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (4.29%) Toad
2 9 (2.57%) StarTeam
3 6 (1.71%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.14%) GCC
5 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.86%) Maven
5 3 (0.86%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (0.86%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.57%) Ant
6 2 (0.57%) JUnit
6 2 (0.57%) JIRA
6 2 (0.57%) Selenium
6 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.29%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 91 (26.00%) Telecoms
2 65 (18.57%) Finance
3 14 (4.00%) Billing
4 10 (2.86%) Banking
5 8 (2.29%) Retail
6 5 (1.43%) Marketing
7 4 (1.14%) Publishing
8 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 107 (30.57%) Developer
2 44 (12.57%) Analyst
3 42 (12.00%) Architect
4 29 (8.29%) Consultant
5 27 (7.71%) Designer
6 17 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (4.57%) Systems Analyst
8 15 (4.29%) SAS Developer
9 14 (4.00%) Administrator
10 12 (3.43%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.43%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.14%) DBA
11 11 (3.14%) Applications Support
12 10 (2.86%) Systems Designer
13 9 (2.57%) Oracle DBA
13 9 (2.57%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (2.57%) C++ Developer
13 9 (2.57%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.57%) Technical Architect
14 8 (2.29%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.86%) HTML
2 28 (8.00%) .NET
3 25 (7.14%) CSS
3 25 (7.14%) J2EE
4 23 (6.57%) XML
5 17 (4.86%) Web Services
6 16 (4.57%) SOAP
7 15 (4.29%) Spring
7 15 (4.29%) Hibernate
7 15 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.00%) JSP
8 14 (4.00%) Middleware
9 10 (2.86%) JMS
9 10 (2.86%) JSON
10 9 (2.57%) jQuery
10 9 (2.57%) WCF
10 9 (2.57%) WPF
11 8 (2.29%) JAXB
11 8 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (2.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.71%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.86%) GIS
4 9 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.29%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.00%) Open Source
7 6 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.43%) Statistics
8 5 (1.43%) PKI
9 4 (1.14%) IVR
10 3 (0.86%) User Experience
10 3 (0.86%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.57%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.57%) Informatics
12 1 (0.29%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.29%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.43%) UNIX
2 49 (14.00%) Linux
3 47 (13.43%) Windows
4 17 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.43%) Solaris
6 12 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.43%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.29%) AIX
8 5 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.43%) SUSE
9 2 (0.57%) HPUX
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (19.14%) ETL
2 44 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (12.00%) Migration
4 33 (9.43%) Data Modelling
5 29 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (7.43%) Data Migration
7 25 (7.14%) CRM
8 18 (5.14%) Project Management
9 17 (4.86%) Release Management
9 17 (4.86%) Data Analysis
10 16 (4.57%) OO
11 14 (4.00%) Change Management
11 14 (4.00%) TDD
12 13 (3.71%) Dimensional Modelling
12 13 (3.71%) Scrum
12 13 (3.71%) MVC
12 13 (3.71%) SOA
13 12 (3.43%) ERP
13 12 (3.43%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (50.00%) SQL
2 68 (19.43%) Java
2 68 (19.43%) PL/SQL
3 31 (8.86%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 20 (5.71%) C#
6 18 (5.14%) VBScript
7 16 (4.57%) Python
8 15 (4.29%) Perl
9 14 (4.00%) VB
10 13 (3.71%) SAS Macro
11 12 (3.43%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.86%) C++
13 9 (2.57%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.29%) PHP
14 8 (2.29%) Korn
15 5 (1.43%) C
16 4 (1.14%) AWK
16 4 (1.14%) sed
17 2 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.29%) Degree
3 18 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.43%) HND
6 3 (0.86%) ISEB
7 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) HP APS
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.29%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.29%) OCP
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.86%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (4.57%) Active Directory
1 16 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.43%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (1.43%) vSphere
4 4 (1.14%) Firmware
4 4 (1.14%) OpenSSH
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.29%) Xen
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.71%) SCCM
2 10 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.86%) Puppet
5 3 (0.86%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.86%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.29%) Control-M
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 36 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.00%) VMware
3 18 (5.14%) IBM
3 18 (5.14%) SAP
4 15 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (4.00%) Sybase
5 14 (4.00%) Cisco
6 13 (3.71%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.71%) Sun
6 13 (3.71%) Informatica
7 12 (3.43%) Business Objects
8 11 (3.14%) ESRI
9 9 (2.57%) Borland
10 8 (2.29%) BMC
10 8 (2.29%) HP
10 8 (2.29%) Siebel
10 8 (2.29%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.00%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.00%) Remedy
11 7 (2.00%) MetaSolv
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