The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 10 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 26 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.24% 20.10% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 34.67% 46.43% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 19
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£425 £473 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +19.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.76 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
Oracle
South West

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

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
75 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 29.53% 43.30% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 61
Average daily rate £393 £393 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +86.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.98 £8.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.49 £24.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 22 £425 -8.10% 9
Poole -4 1 - - 1
Weymouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Oracle
South West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) PL/SQL
3 13 (44.83%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle OWB
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (27.59%) Essbase
7 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (17.24%) Solvency II
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (17.24%) Hyperion
9 5 (17.24%) Cognos
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (13.79%) SAN
10 4 (13.79%) ETL
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.79%) Perl
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (13.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (13.79%) Data Guard
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (6.90%) CICS
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (13.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle OWB
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle ODI
2 8 (27.59%) Essbase
3 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (10.34%) Star Schema
6 3 (10.34%) MySQL
7 2 (6.90%) OLAP
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Essbase Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Hyperion Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Essbase Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Hyperion Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) jQuery
1 3 (10.34%) Ajax
1 3 (10.34%) JSON
1 3 (10.34%) CakePHP
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) ISPF
3 1 (3.45%) iBATIS
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) ETL
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Process Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) PL/SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) PHP5
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) REXX
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ACCA
1 1 (3.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (13.79%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.90%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Hyperion
1 5 (17.24%) Cognos
2 1 (3.45%) webMethods
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.45%) CA