The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 24 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 Vendors for the Cheltenham 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.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 17 8 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.78% 10.96% 14.33%
As % of the Vendors category 21.52% 29.63% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 24
Average daily rate £300 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £318 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
- -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.10 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+24.61% +22.14%
Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 27 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.70% 36.99% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 119
Average daily rate £300 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.90% -10.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 16
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Oracle
Gloucestershire

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) RSS
4 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 7 (29.17%) Drupal
4 7 (29.17%) jQuery
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
4 7 (29.17%) VirtualBox
5 6 (25.00%) Varnish
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (16.67%) CRM
8 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (12.50%) ERP
8 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) ETL
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) OLAP
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) C

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (29.17%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.50%) OLAP
4 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) OBIEE Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) DBA
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Data Conversion Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
1 7 (29.17%) RSS
1 7 (29.17%) jQuery
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) ITSM
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Analytics
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Database Security
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) OCP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VirtualBox
2 6 (25.00%) Varnish
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) StorageTek
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Zend