The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 19 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 58 41 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.58% 6.26% 7.78%
As % of the Vendors category 14.46% 12.93% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 23
Average daily rate
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£383 £459 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.62% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £319 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Oracle
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
401 317 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 52.42% 48.40% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 193 152
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.10 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 42 (38.53%) Finance
2 34 (31.19%) SQL
3 31 (28.44%) Security Cleared
4 30 (27.52%) SC Cleared
5 22 (20.18%) Oracle Database
6 20 (18.35%) UNIX
6 20 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (16.51%) PL/SQL
7 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
8 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (14.68%) Business Objects
9 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (14.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (12.84%) Project Management
10 14 (12.84%) ERP
10 14 (12.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (12.84%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (12.84%) Relational Database
11 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
11 13 (11.93%) Java
12 12 (11.01%) Migration
12 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (10.09%) SAP
13 11 (10.09%) Linux
13 11 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (9.17%) Toad
14 10 (9.17%) Banking
15 9 (8.26%) Data Mart
15 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
15 9 (8.26%) Sybase

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (3.67%) Oracle UPK
1 4 (3.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) CICS
4 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.92%) TPMS
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Office
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.83%) Magento
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.83%) Agresso
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.92%) Maximo
6 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.92%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.92%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) ATM
2 1 (0.92%) LAN
2 1 (0.92%) VoIP
2 1 (0.92%) WAN
2 1 (0.92%) FTP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) Oracle Database
2 20 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (12.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (12.84%) Relational Database
4 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.26%) Data Mart
6 6 (5.50%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.75%) MySQL
9 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.83%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Toad
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.75%) ProC
3 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.83%) Maven
3 2 (1.83%) JMeter
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (38.53%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.17%) Banking
4 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Front Office
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Billing
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) Developer
2 15 (13.76%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.84%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Consultant
3 14 (12.84%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Architect
5 9 (8.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Oracle Consultant
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 8 (7.34%) Functional Consultant
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Integration Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Integration Project Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Integration Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) J2EE
2 7 (6.42%) XML
3 6 (5.50%) .NET
4 5 (4.59%) Middleware
5 4 (3.67%) REST
5 4 (3.67%) WSDL
5 4 (3.67%) XSD
5 4 (3.67%) SOAP
5 4 (3.67%) Java EE
6 3 (2.75%) JSP
6 3 (2.75%) HTML
7 2 (1.83%) Servlets
7 2 (1.83%) CSS
7 2 (1.83%) Ajax
7 2 (1.83%) Spring
7 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.92%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.92%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Kindle
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.75%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.75%) Statistics
3 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.83%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.83%) AS400
4 2 (1.83%) Equities
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.92%) W3C
5 1 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) UNIX
2 11 (10.09%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.75%) AIX
5 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.92%) VMS
6 1 (0.92%) HPUX
6 1 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (14.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (12.84%) Project Management
3 14 (12.84%) ERP
4 12 (11.01%) Migration
4 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (8.26%) Test Scripting
7 8 (7.34%) ITIL
7 8 (7.34%) CRM
8 6 (5.50%) Service Management
8 6 (5.50%) ETL
9 5 (4.59%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.59%) People Management
10 4 (3.67%) Low Latency
10 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.67%) OO
10 4 (3.67%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.19%) SQL
2 18 (16.51%) PL/SQL
3 13 (11.93%) Java
4 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.59%) C
5 5 (4.59%) C++
6 3 (2.75%) PHP
7 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.83%) C#
7 2 (1.83%) VB
8 1 (0.92%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) ABAP
8 1 (0.92%) Delphi
8 1 (0.92%) Perl
8 1 (0.92%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Security Cleared
2 30 (27.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) ISEB
4 3 (2.75%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) SCCM
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Business Objects
2 11 (10.09%) SAP
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) Sybase
4 7 (6.42%) IBM
5 6 (5.50%) Citrix
6 5 (4.59%) Cognos
7 4 (3.67%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.67%) JBoss
8 3 (2.75%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.75%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.75%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.83%) CA
9 2 (1.83%) Informatica
9 2 (1.83%) HP
9 2 (1.83%) Adobe
10 1 (0.92%) Stellent
10 1 (0.92%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.92%) Siebel
10 1 (0.92%) EMC
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