The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 313 209 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.15% 8.68% 7.62%
As % of the Vendors category 23.82% 18.95% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 105 116
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £207 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £12.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +173.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.79 £11.50 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £50.75 £13.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.32% -11.75%
Oracle
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1314 1103 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.79% 45.82% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 555 595
Average daily rate £355 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 140 156
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +1 93 £450 +34.32% 2
Hertfordshire +16 85 £353 -17.05% 13
Cambridgeshire +2 75 £375 +11.11% 17
Suffolk +23 25 £400 - 4
Bedfordshire -7 20 £410 +49.09% 11
Norfolk +19 14 £400 +33.33% 4
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 394 (56.29%) SQL
2 186 (26.57%) PL/SQL
3 183 (26.14%) Java
4 181 (25.86%) Finance
5 175 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 174 (24.86%) UNIX
7 152 (21.71%) Linux
8 136 (19.43%) HTML
9 115 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (16.14%) .NET
11 111 (15.86%) XML
12 110 (15.71%) SQL Server
13 100 (14.29%) MySQL
14 90 (12.86%) CSS
15 88 (12.57%) Spring
16 85 (12.14%) Microsoft
17 82 (11.71%) ETL
17 82 (11.71%) JavaScript
17 82 (11.71%) Relational Database
18 78 (11.14%) Hibernate
19 76 (10.86%) Web Development
20 72 (10.29%) MVC
20 72 (10.29%) WebLogic
20 72 (10.29%) Windows
21 69 (9.86%) JBoss
22 64 (9.14%) Web Services
23 62 (8.86%) J2EE
23 62 (8.86%) Security Cleared
24 61 (8.71%) Solaris
25 60 (8.57%) SAP

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 72 (10.29%) WebLogic
2 69 (9.86%) JBoss
3 30 (4.29%) Apache
4 25 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 23 (3.29%) SAS
7 21 (3.00%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.71%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (1.14%) IIS
13 7 (1.00%) IBM Notes
13 7 (1.00%) CMS
13 7 (1.00%) SugarCRM
13 7 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
16 4 (0.57%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 38 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.57%) MS Office
3 9 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.29%) SPSS
4 8 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 51 (7.29%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (6.00%) Oracle Payables
3 41 (5.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (3.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 26 (3.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 18 (2.57%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (2.14%) Oracle Cash Management
8 14 (2.00%) Agresso
9 13 (1.86%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
11 9 (1.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle HRMS
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 5 (0.71%) ResourceLink
15 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
16 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
16 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.57%) SaaS
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.29%) Taleo
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.14%) LDAP
2 25 (3.57%) HTTP
3 18 (2.57%) DNS
4 15 (2.14%) SAN
4 15 (2.14%) Internet
5 10 (1.43%) VPN
6 9 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.29%) Firewall
7 8 (1.14%) DHCP
7 8 (1.14%) LAN
8 7 (1.00%) SMTP
9 6 (0.86%) LTE
9 6 (0.86%) MPLS
9 6 (0.86%) IPsec
9 6 (0.86%) 2G
9 6 (0.86%) VLAN
10 5 (0.71%) 3G
10 5 (0.71%) 4G
10 5 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 110 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 100 (14.29%) MySQL
4 82 (11.71%) Relational Database
5 53 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (7.00%) MariaDB
7 42 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 41 (5.86%) Oracle Reports
9 31 (4.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 28 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
11 24 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (3.00%) DB2
13 20 (2.86%) DataStage
14 16 (2.29%) MongoDB
15 15 (2.14%) Neo4j
15 15 (2.14%) Oracle OLAP
15 15 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (2.14%) OLAP
16 14 (2.00%) MS Access
17 13 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 44 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 24 (3.43%) Eclipse
3 22 (3.14%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (3.00%) Maven
5 19 (2.71%) Subversion
6 18 (2.57%) JUnit
7 14 (2.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.43%) JIRA
8 10 (1.43%) Ant
9 9 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (1.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 6 (0.86%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.86%) RequisitePro
11 6 (0.86%) ERwin
12 5 (0.71%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.71%) Toad
12 5 (0.71%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.71%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.71%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 181 (25.86%) Finance
2 26 (3.71%) Retail
3 25 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.43%) Banking
5 12 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.57%) Local Government
7 10 (1.43%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.14%) Marketing
8 8 (1.14%) Back Office
8 8 (1.14%) Legal
8 8 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.86%) Automotive
10 5 (0.71%) Advertising
10 5 (0.71%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 255 (36.43%) Developer
2 111 (15.86%) Analyst
3 87 (12.43%) Java Developer
4 72 (10.29%) Architect
5 67 (9.57%) Consultant
6 44 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 38 (5.43%) Project Manager
8 35 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
9 34 (4.86%) C# Developer
10 32 (4.57%) .NET Developer
11 30 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (4.14%) Oracle Developer
13 28 (4.00%) Test Analyst
14 27 (3.86%) Tester
15 23 (3.29%) DBA
16 20 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (2.57%) ETL Developer
18 17 (2.43%) ASP.NET Developer
18 17 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
18 17 (2.43%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (19.43%) HTML
2 113 (16.14%) .NET
3 111 (15.86%) XML
4 90 (12.86%) CSS
5 88 (12.57%) Spring
6 78 (11.14%) Hibernate
7 64 (9.14%) Web Services
8 62 (8.86%) J2EE
9 53 (7.57%) JAAS
10 51 (7.29%) jQuery
11 50 (7.14%) Spring MVC
12 39 (5.57%) JPA
13 34 (4.86%) REST
14 33 (4.71%) Middleware
15 30 (4.29%) ASP.NET
16 29 (4.14%) Struts
17 28 (4.00%) XSLT
18 27 (3.86%) HTML5
19 23 (3.29%) WCF
20 22 (3.14%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
2 38 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 23 (3.29%) Visualisation
6 22 (3.14%) Open Source
7 19 (2.71%) Data Integration
8 16 (2.29%) Clustering
8 16 (2.29%) Algorithms
9 15 (2.14%) Statistics
10 13 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.86%) Replication
11 11 (1.57%) Economics
11 11 (1.57%) Applied Mathematics
12 10 (1.43%) PKI
13 9 (1.29%) NHS
14 8 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.14%) Biology
15 7 (1.00%) Life Science
16 6 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 174 (24.86%) UNIX
2 152 (21.71%) Linux
3 72 (10.29%) Windows
4 61 (8.71%) Solaris
5 44 (6.29%) Mac OS X
6 16 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.57%) AIX
8 10 (1.43%) HPUX
9 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.86%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.43%) VMS
11 3 (0.43%) Debian
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (11.71%) ETL
3 76 (10.86%) Web Development
4 72 (10.29%) MVC
5 55 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 52 (7.43%) ITIL
7 51 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (7.29%) Migration
8 48 (6.86%) ERP
9 46 (6.57%) TDD
10 43 (6.14%) UML
11 41 (5.86%) Scrum
12 39 (5.57%) Configuration Management
13 35 (5.00%) Project Management
14 34 (4.86%) OO
15 33 (4.71%) Data Modelling
15 33 (4.71%) Unit Testing
15 33 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
16 30 (4.29%) Mentoring
16 30 (4.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 394 (56.29%) SQL
2 186 (26.57%) PL/SQL
3 183 (26.14%) Java
4 82 (11.71%) JavaScript
5 59 (8.43%) C#
6 49 (7.00%) Perl
7 35 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 30 (4.29%) PHP
9 22 (3.14%) VB
10 17 (2.43%) Python
10 17 (2.43%) Tcl
11 16 (2.29%) C++
12 13 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.14%) LINC
13 8 (1.14%) R
14 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.00%) C
15 6 (0.86%) Korn
15 6 (0.86%) XPath
16 5 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 51 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.57%) Degree
4 24 (3.43%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.00%) ISEB
7 6 (0.86%) MCITP
8 4 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.57%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.43%) CCNA
9 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.43%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) MCSE
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MCP
11 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.14%) QA
2 13 (1.86%) SLA
3 8 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.00%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.71%) vSphere
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.43%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.43%) XenApp
7 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.14%) Nmap
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
8 1 (0.14%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.57%) OpenSSO
3 10 (1.43%) Control-M
4 9 (1.29%) SCOM
5 7 (1.00%) OpenView
6 6 (0.86%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.29%) SCCM
9 2 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.29%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.14%) Opsview
10 1 (0.14%) Puppet
10 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 85 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.57%) SAP
3 47 (6.71%) HP
4 32 (4.57%) Sun
5 31 (4.43%) Informatica
6 28 (4.00%) VMware
6 28 (4.00%) Teradata
7 24 (3.43%) IBM
8 23 (3.29%) Cisco
9 22 (3.14%) Business Objects
10 17 (2.43%) Citrix
11 15 (2.14%) EMC
12 14 (2.00%) F5
13 13 (1.86%) AccuRev
13 13 (1.86%) Cognos
14 12 (1.71%) Adobe
14 12 (1.71%) BEA
14 12 (1.71%) Atlassian
15 11 (1.57%) BMC
16 10 (1.43%) Red Hat
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