The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Croydon 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 5 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 11 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.79% 7.53% 22.12%
As % of the Vendors category 21.15% 12.07% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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£370 £388 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £435 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -9.33%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 60.47% 62.37% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 23
Average daily rate £325 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Oracle
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Avaya
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) ISEB
7 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) BCP
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.14%) BMC
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) DataStage

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) FTP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) DataStage
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Tester
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XSL
2 1 (3.57%) WinForms
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) WPF
2 1 (3.57%) LINQ
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) SUSE
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Project Management
1 4 (14.29%) Migration
1 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 3 (10.71%) Change Management
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
2 3 (10.71%) ETL
2 3 (10.71%) BCP
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) Avaya
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) Cognos
4 2 (7.14%) Siebel
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) BMC
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) Cadence
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Sun