The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 29 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.68% 11.21% 26.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 24.53% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.35% 45.69% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 38
Average daily rate £400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £327 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) AS400
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) SUSE
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) BladeLogic
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSL
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) SUSE
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) BladeLogic
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Cadence