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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 28 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 132 212 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.30% 8.28% 6.13%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 17.38% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 73 83
Average daily rate
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£395 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £233 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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
1144 1220 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.96% 47.66% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 455 552
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.85 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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
Reading -5 37 £375 +10.70% 14
Slough -11 21 £388 -7.73% 8
Maidenhead -2 9 £240 -48.80% 2
Bracknell -11 7 £405 +31.70% 3
Newbury -1 6 £456 +7.35% 5
Hungerford - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 6
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 102 (32.59%) SQL
2 81 (25.88%) Finance
3 65 (20.77%) Telecoms
4 62 (19.81%) Oracle Database
5 55 (17.57%) Windows
6 54 (17.25%) UNIX
7 48 (15.34%) SQL Server
8 47 (15.02%) Linux
9 46 (14.70%) Security Cleared
10 45 (14.38%) ETL
11 44 (14.06%) Java
12 42 (13.42%) .NET
13 37 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
14 35 (11.18%) SC Cleared
15 31 (9.90%) IBM
16 30 (9.58%) Project Management
16 30 (9.58%) Migration
17 29 (9.27%) Degree
17 29 (9.27%) Oracle Database 11g
17 29 (9.27%) Microsoft
17 29 (9.27%) SAP
17 29 (9.27%) ITIL
18 28 (8.95%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (8.95%) PL/SQL
18 28 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (8.63%) CRM
20 24 (7.67%) PRINCE2
20 24 (7.67%) Informatica
20 24 (7.67%) Data Management
21 22 (7.03%) Solaris

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (5.75%) WebLogic
2 17 (5.43%) IIS
3 14 (4.47%) Apache
4 13 (4.15%) ArcGIS
4 13 (4.15%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.19%) CMS
7 6 (1.92%) CICS
7 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.60%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (0.96%) Lync
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.96%) Drupal
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.64%) Commerce Server
10 2 (0.64%) Confluence
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) Moodle
11 1 (0.32%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 15 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.88%) MS Office
2 9 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.24%) MS Project
5 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 10 (3.19%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.56%) Remedy AR System
2 8 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.24%) HFM
4 6 (1.92%) CSG Singleview
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle BRM
5 5 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.60%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (0.96%) Maximo
8 2 (0.64%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.19%) DNS
2 6 (1.92%) SSL
2 6 (1.92%) VoIP
3 5 (1.60%) ISDN
3 5 (1.60%) DHCP
3 5 (1.60%) HTTP
3 5 (1.60%) SAN
3 5 (1.60%) RTP
4 4 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.96%) SNMP
5 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.96%) VPN
5 3 (0.96%) LDAP
5 3 (0.96%) Internet
5 3 (0.96%) Firewall
6 2 (0.64%) GGSN
6 2 (0.64%) SGSN
6 2 (0.64%) SSH
6 2 (0.64%) Intranet
6 2 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.81%) Oracle Database
2 48 (15.34%) SQL Server
3 37 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (9.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 28 (8.95%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (5.11%) PowerCenter
7 13 (4.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (4.15%) DataStage
8 12 (3.83%) DB2
9 10 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (3.19%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.88%) MySQL
11 8 (2.56%) QlikView
11 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.24%) Hyperion Smart View
13 6 (1.92%) SQLPlus
13 6 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Toad
2 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.96%) Ant
3 3 (0.96%) Selenium
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.64%) JIRA
4 2 (0.64%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.64%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.64%) Hudson
4 2 (0.64%) Gradle
4 2 (0.64%) Ranorex
4 2 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 81 (25.88%) Finance
2 65 (20.77%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.07%) Retail
4 18 (5.75%) Billing
4 18 (5.75%) Marketing
5 9 (2.88%) Back Office
6 8 (2.56%) Electronics
7 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.92%) Publishing
9 5 (1.60%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.96%) Legal
11 3 (0.96%) Banking
11 3 (0.96%) Danish Language
11 3 (0.96%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.96%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.96%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.96%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (20.77%) Analyst
2 49 (15.65%) Developer
3 41 (13.10%) Consultant
4 39 (12.46%) Project Manager
5 37 (11.82%) Architect
6 17 (5.43%) Technical Manager
6 17 (5.43%) Oracle Consultant
7 15 (4.79%) Technical Project Manager
8 12 (3.83%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.51%) Test Analyst
9 11 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (3.51%) Administrator
10 9 (2.88%) Oracle Architect
10 9 (2.88%) Support Analyst
10 9 (2.88%) Oracle Analyst
11 8 (2.56%) DataStage Developer
11 8 (2.56%) Oracle Project Manager
11 8 (2.56%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.56%) DBA
12 7 (2.24%) HFM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.42%) .NET
2 21 (6.71%) XML
3 16 (5.11%) HTML
4 14 (4.47%) Web Services
5 10 (3.19%) .NET Framework
5 10 (3.19%) Hibernate
6 9 (2.88%) J2EE
6 9 (2.88%) Middleware
7 7 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (2.24%) Spring
8 6 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.92%) JSP
8 6 (1.92%) WebCenter
9 5 (1.60%) REST
9 5 (1.60%) ArcObjects
10 4 (1.28%) JSON
10 4 (1.28%) SOAP
10 4 (1.28%) Flash
11 3 (0.96%) XML Schema
11 3 (0.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.15%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.51%) GIS
3 10 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.19%) Statistics
3 10 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.88%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.56%) iSeries
6 7 (2.24%) DTV
7 3 (0.96%) Open Source
7 3 (0.96%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.96%) Social Media
7 3 (0.96%) W3C
7 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.96%) Clustering
7 3 (0.96%) Informatics
8 2 (0.64%) PKI
8 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.64%) FMCG
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.57%) Windows
2 54 (17.25%) UNIX
3 47 (15.02%) Linux
4 22 (7.03%) Solaris
4 22 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.19%) HPUX
8 8 (2.56%) AIX
9 7 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.28%) zOS
12 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.96%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.32%) CentOS
13 1 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.38%) ETL
2 30 (9.58%) Project Management
2 30 (9.58%) Migration
3 29 (9.27%) ITIL
4 28 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (8.63%) CRM
6 24 (7.67%) PRINCE2
6 24 (7.67%) Data Management
7 17 (5.43%) Data Modelling
8 15 (4.79%) Data Analysis
9 14 (4.47%) Workflow
9 14 (4.47%) Test Scripting
9 14 (4.47%) Analytics
10 12 (3.83%) Scrum
10 12 (3.83%) E-Commerce
10 12 (3.83%) Data Migration
11 11 (3.51%) SOA
11 11 (3.51%) ITSM
11 11 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (3.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 102 (32.59%) SQL
2 44 (14.06%) Java
3 28 (8.95%) PL/SQL
4 18 (5.75%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.11%) C#
6 12 (3.83%) Perl
7 11 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.88%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.88%) C++
9 8 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.24%) Korn
11 6 (1.92%) AWK
11 6 (1.92%) JCL
11 6 (1.92%) COBOL
12 5 (1.60%) Python
12 5 (1.60%) C
12 5 (1.60%) VB
12 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.28%) VBScript
14 3 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (14.70%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 29 (9.27%) Degree
4 7 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.92%) MCSE
5 6 (1.92%) CCNA
5 6 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.60%) PMP
6 5 (1.60%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.60%) CCVP
6 5 (1.60%) MCTS
7 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.28%) HND
8 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.96%) ISEB
9 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.32%) VTSP
10 1 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.51%) Data Quality
1 11 (3.51%) SLA
2 6 (1.92%) QA
3 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.51%) Xen
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.28%) NFS
4 4 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.96%) Veritas File System
5 3 (0.96%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.64%) vSphere
6 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.32%) XenServer
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) KVM
7 1 (0.32%) OCFS2
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) Puppet
1 7 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.92%) Cobbler
2 6 (1.92%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.96%) Nessus
3 3 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.64%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) YUM
5 1 (0.32%) nmon
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 31 (9.90%) IBM
2 29 (9.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.27%) SAP
3 24 (7.67%) Informatica
4 21 (6.71%) Red Hat
5 19 (6.07%) VMware
6 18 (5.75%) HP
7 17 (5.43%) Business Objects
7 17 (5.43%) Cisco
8 14 (4.47%) Citrix
9 13 (4.15%) ESRI
10 11 (3.51%) Sun
10 11 (3.51%) BMC
11 10 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (3.19%) Cognos
12 9 (2.88%) Siebel
13 8 (2.56%) Remedy
14 7 (2.24%) Hyperion
15 6 (1.92%) JDA
15 6 (1.92%) RedPrairie
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