The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 31 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 10 33 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.03% 10.03% 12.33%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 23.40% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 20
Average daily rate
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£438 £341 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £253 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £428 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.98% -11.75%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
158 141 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.88% 42.86% 51.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 76 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £11.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £50.75 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 31 (49.21%) SQL
2 28 (44.44%) Perl
3 18 (28.57%) Java
3 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 18 (28.57%) Open Source
4 16 (25.40%) PHP
4 16 (25.40%) Tcl
5 15 (23.81%) UNIX
5 15 (23.81%) J2EE
5 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 14 (22.22%) Finance
7 13 (20.63%) J2SE
7 13 (20.63%) Sun
7 13 (20.63%) UML
7 13 (20.63%) Solaris
7 13 (20.63%) Multithreading
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (19.05%) Atlassian
8 12 (19.05%) HTML
8 12 (19.05%) WebLogic
9 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
9 11 (17.46%) CSS
9 11 (17.46%) jQuery
9 11 (17.46%) HTML5
9 11 (17.46%) OAuth
9 11 (17.46%) CSS3
9 11 (17.46%) OpenID
9 11 (17.46%) OpenSSO
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 12 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.52%) Apache
5 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Content Management Server
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.59%) JBoss
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) SMTP
2 4 (6.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) Maven
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) JMeter
5 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.59%) Toad
5 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Web Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.35%) DBA
6 4 (6.35%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Software Licensing Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) J2EE
2 13 (20.63%) J2SE
3 12 (19.05%) HTML
4 11 (17.46%) CSS
4 11 (17.46%) jQuery
4 11 (17.46%) HTML5
4 11 (17.46%) OAuth
4 11 (17.46%) CSS3
4 11 (17.46%) OpenID
5 5 (7.94%) .NET
6 4 (6.35%) Spring
7 3 (4.76%) LAMP
7 3 (4.76%) Web Services
8 2 (3.17%) Java EE
8 2 (3.17%) CGI
8 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.59%) WinForms
9 1 (1.59%) Middleware
9 1 (1.59%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Open Source
2 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.17%) CCTV
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) UNIX
3 13 (20.63%) Solaris
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) UML
1 13 (20.63%) Multithreading
2 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.11%) Scrum
3 7 (11.11%) OO
3 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (7.94%) TDD
5 5 (7.94%) ERP
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
5 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL
7 3 (4.76%) Software Licensing
7 3 (4.76%) IT Governance
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) SQL
2 28 (44.44%) Perl
3 18 (28.57%) Java
4 16 (25.40%) PHP
4 16 (25.40%) Tcl
5 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.59%) OpenView
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Sun
3 12 (19.05%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Adobe
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) BMC
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos
6 2 (3.17%) Remedy
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) webMethods
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.59%) EMC
7 1 (1.59%) Red Gate
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