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 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 15 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 63 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.48% 7.41% 7.26%
As % of the Vendors category 16.76% 15.02% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 21
Average daily rate
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£388 £488 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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
376 333 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.61% 49.33% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 148
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £10.80 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £20.00 £40.00
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 43 (36.13%) Finance
2 31 (26.05%) SQL
3 30 (25.21%) Security Cleared
4 29 (24.37%) SC Cleared
5 26 (21.85%) Oracle Database
6 24 (20.17%) UNIX
7 23 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (16.81%) Telecoms
9 19 (15.97%) PL/SQL
10 18 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (15.13%) Relational Database
11 16 (13.45%) Project Management
11 16 (13.45%) Java
11 16 (13.45%) Business Objects
11 16 (13.45%) Migration
12 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
12 15 (12.61%) ERP
13 13 (10.92%) Oracle EBS
13 13 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (10.92%) Sybase
13 13 (10.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (9.24%) SAP
15 11 (9.24%) XML
16 10 (8.40%) J2EE
16 10 (8.40%) SOA
16 10 (8.40%) Linux
16 10 (8.40%) Toad
17 9 (7.56%) CRM
17 9 (7.56%) Banking

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (5.04%) Oracle UPK
2 4 (3.36%) SAS
2 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.84%) CICS
5 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) TPMS
5 1 (0.84%) Confluence
5 1 (0.84%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Office
2 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.68%) Magento
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.68%) Agresso
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.84%) Maximo
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.84%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) FTP
1 2 (1.68%) HTTP
1 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) ATM
2 1 (0.84%) LAN
2 1 (0.84%) VoIP
2 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.85%) Oracle Database
2 23 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (15.13%) Relational Database
4 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
5 13 (10.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (7.56%) Data Mart
7 7 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.88%) MySQL
8 6 (5.04%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (5.04%) Informix
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.68%) Base SAS
12 2 (1.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (1.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Toad
2 4 (3.36%) ProC
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.68%) JMeter
4 2 (1.68%) Maven
4 2 (1.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.84%) JIRA
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (36.13%) Finance
2 20 (16.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.56%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Front Office
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Developer
2 16 (13.45%) Architect
3 15 (12.61%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.76%) Consultant
4 14 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (10.92%) Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (5.04%) Integration Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Payroll Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Integration Project Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) XML
2 10 (8.40%) J2EE
3 7 (5.88%) JSP
3 7 (5.88%) HTML
4 6 (5.04%) Ajax
5 5 (4.20%) Middleware
5 5 (4.20%) .NET
5 5 (4.20%) Java EE
6 4 (3.36%) REST
6 4 (3.36%) SOAP
6 4 (3.36%) XSD
6 4 (3.36%) WSDL
6 4 (3.36%) CGI
7 2 (1.68%) CSS
7 2 (1.68%) Servlets
7 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.68%) Spring
8 1 (0.84%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.84%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.84%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.36%) Web 2.0
2 4 (3.36%) Kindle
2 4 (3.36%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.68%) AS400
4 2 (1.68%) Equities
4 2 (1.68%) Statistics
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) DTV
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) W3C
5 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) UNIX
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) AIX
4 3 (2.52%) Solaris
4 3 (2.52%) Windows
5 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.68%) HPUX
6 1 (0.84%) SUSE
6 1 (0.84%) zOS
6 1 (0.84%) VMS
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.45%) Project Management
2 16 (13.45%) Migration
3 15 (12.61%) ERP
4 13 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (8.40%) SOA
7 9 (7.56%) CRM
8 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.72%) ITIL
9 7 (5.88%) ETL
9 7 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 6 (5.04%) Release Management
10 6 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.20%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.20%) Change Management
11 5 (4.20%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.20%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.36%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (3.36%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) SQL
2 19 (15.97%) PL/SQL
3 16 (13.45%) Java
4 8 (6.72%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.88%) PHP
6 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.04%) C
6 6 (5.04%) C++
7 5 (4.20%) Perl
8 3 (2.52%) C#
9 1 (0.84%) Pascal
9 1 (0.84%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) ABAP
9 1 (0.84%) Delphi
9 1 (0.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (25.21%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (3.36%) ISEB
4 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.84%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Control-M
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Business Objects
2 13 (10.92%) Sybase
3 11 (9.24%) SAP
4 8 (6.72%) Cognos
4 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.88%) IBM
6 5 (4.20%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.36%) JBoss
7 4 (3.36%) HP
7 4 (3.36%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.52%) Citrix
8 3 (2.52%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.52%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.68%) Adobe
9 2 (1.68%) Informatica
10 1 (0.84%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.84%) Stellent
10 1 (0.84%) BEA
10 1 (0.84%) CA
10 1 (0.84%) EMC
Birmingham
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago