The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 38 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 5 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 4.15% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.95% 21.33% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £415 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £367
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £34.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+18.69% +2.20%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
101 75 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.67% 19.43% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 63
Average daily rate £298 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Oracle Database
Cambridgeshire

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) LINC
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Unisys