The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 East of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 351 174 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.15% 7.70% 8.26%
As % of the Vendors category 23.48% 17.38% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 84 126
Average daily rate £400 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £215 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 17
Average hourly rate £35.80 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £27.49 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.20 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1495 1001 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.51% 44.31% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 459 625
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Oracle
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 110 £394 +31.25% 33
Essex +12 105 £425 +6.25% 15
Cambridgeshire -5 86 £400 +23.07% 36
Bedfordshire -13 27 £375 +11.11% 11
Suffolk +8 16 £235 -45.34% 1
Norfolk +13 8 £285 -26.45%
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 301 (53.94%) SQL
2 151 (27.06%) Finance
3 144 (25.81%) Java
4 142 (25.45%) SQL Server
5 134 (24.01%) UNIX
6 129 (23.12%) Linux
7 119 (21.33%) Oracle Database
8 111 (19.89%) .NET
9 98 (17.56%) HTML
10 78 (13.98%) Windows
11 74 (13.26%) Relational Database
12 70 (12.54%) XML
12 70 (12.54%) Solaris
12 70 (12.54%) JavaScript
13 67 (12.01%) PL/SQL
14 66 (11.83%) C#
14 66 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
15 61 (10.93%) J2EE
16 59 (10.57%) UML
17 58 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
18 57 (10.22%) Data Modelling
18 57 (10.22%) ETL
19 56 (10.04%) Oracle Reports
20 55 (9.86%) Microsoft
21 54 (9.68%) Web Services
22 53 (9.50%) WebLogic
22 53 (9.50%) IBM
23 50 (8.96%) CSS
23 50 (8.96%) Web Development
24 49 (8.78%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (9.50%) WebLogic
2 39 (6.99%) Apache
3 32 (5.73%) Tomcat
4 28 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.41%) IIS
6 17 (3.05%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 13 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.61%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.43%) MS Exchange
12 7 (1.25%) CMS
12 7 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (0.90%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.90%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.54%) LiveCycle
15 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.33%) MS Office
3 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) CATIA
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (3.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 16 (2.87%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (2.51%) Oracle CRM
6 13 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (1.79%) Magento
8 9 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.90%) RiskWrite
10 5 (0.90%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.54%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle Manufacturing
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.54%) Agresso
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.25%) SaaS
2 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.54%) Taleo
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) Office 365
4 2 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.12%) Internet
2 22 (3.94%) HTTP
3 12 (2.15%) SAN
4 9 (1.61%) LDAP
5 7 (1.25%) DNS
6 5 (0.90%) Firewall
6 5 (0.90%) DHCP
6 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.54%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.54%) LAN
7 3 (0.54%) SMTP
7 3 (0.54%) NAS
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.36%) VPN
8 2 (0.36%) IPsec
8 2 (0.36%) VLAN
8 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.36%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 119 (21.33%) Oracle Database
3 74 (13.26%) Relational Database
4 66 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (10.04%) Oracle Reports
6 40 (7.17%) MySQL
7 34 (6.09%) RDBMS
8 24 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (3.94%) DB2
10 20 (3.58%) Oracle ODI
11 18 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.79%) Essbase
14 10 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 10 (1.79%) MS Access
15 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.61%) Data Mart
16 8 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
16 8 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (6.27%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.12%) Subversion
3 19 (3.41%) Ant
3 19 (3.41%) Eclipse
4 15 (2.69%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (2.51%) JUnit
6 11 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (1.97%) Maven
7 10 (1.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 9 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.25%) PowerDesigner
9 7 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.08%) Log4j
10 6 (1.08%) XDoclet
10 6 (1.08%) RequisitePro
10 6 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.90%) NUnit
12 4 (0.72%) MSTest
13 3 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 151 (27.06%) Finance
2 38 (6.81%) Retail
3 14 (2.51%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.15%) Marketing
6 10 (1.79%) Legal
6 10 (1.79%) Banking
6 10 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.43%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.25%) Automotive
9 4 (0.72%) Local Government
10 3 (0.54%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 173 (31.00%) Developer
2 138 (24.73%) Analyst
3 63 (11.29%) Architect
4 43 (7.71%) Java Developer
4 43 (7.71%) .NET Developer
5 40 (7.17%) Business Analyst
6 38 (6.81%) Data Analyst
6 38 (6.81%) C# Developer
7 36 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (5.38%) DBA
10 30 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (5.20%) Project Manager
12 25 (4.48%) Consultant
13 24 (4.30%) Oracle DBA
14 22 (3.94%) Technical Architect
15 21 (3.76%) Administrator
16 19 (3.41%) Oracle Analyst
17 18 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (19.89%) .NET
2 98 (17.56%) HTML
3 70 (12.54%) XML
4 61 (10.93%) J2EE
5 54 (9.68%) Web Services
6 50 (8.96%) CSS
7 41 (7.35%) jQuery
8 40 (7.17%) ASP.NET
9 31 (5.56%) Spring
10 26 (4.66%) HTML5
10 26 (4.66%) Hibernate
11 25 (4.48%) Middleware
12 24 (4.30%) XSD
13 20 (3.58%) XSLT
14 19 (3.41%) Struts
15 18 (3.23%) Ajax
16 16 (2.87%) JAX-RPC
17 12 (2.15%) JAXB
17 12 (2.15%) Servlets
18 11 (1.97%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.69%) N-Tier
4 13 (2.33%) Clustering
4 13 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 11 (1.97%) Informatics
6 10 (1.79%) Open Source
6 10 (1.79%) PKI
6 10 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.43%) AS400
8 7 (1.25%) Replication
9 6 (1.08%) Web 2.0
9 6 (1.08%) iSeries
9 6 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.72%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.72%) LIMS
10 4 (0.72%) NHS
11 3 (0.54%) EPoS
11 3 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 134 (24.01%) UNIX
2 129 (23.12%) Linux
3 78 (13.98%) Windows
4 70 (12.54%) Solaris
5 34 (6.09%) AIX
6 18 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (3.05%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.08%) SUSE
12 6 (1.08%) HPUX
12 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.54%) VMS
14 3 (0.54%) CentOS
14 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.36%) Debian
15 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (10.57%) UML
2 58 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (10.22%) Data Modelling
3 57 (10.22%) ETL
4 50 (8.96%) Web Development
5 49 (8.78%) E-Commerce
6 45 (8.06%) ITIL
7 42 (7.53%) OO
8 40 (7.17%) Project Management
8 40 (7.17%) Migration
9 33 (5.91%) EAI
10 32 (5.73%) TDD
10 32 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
11 31 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (5.38%) SOA
13 27 (4.84%) CRM
13 27 (4.84%) Data Analysis
14 26 (4.66%) ERP
15 25 (4.48%) Configuration Management
15 25 (4.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 301 (53.94%) SQL
2 144 (25.81%) Java
3 70 (12.54%) JavaScript
4 67 (12.01%) PL/SQL
5 66 (11.83%) C#
6 22 (3.94%) PHP
7 19 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 18 (3.23%) Perl
9 15 (2.69%) VB
10 13 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.33%) C++
11 8 (1.43%) VBA
12 7 (1.25%) Tcl
12 7 (1.25%) XPath
13 6 (1.08%) Python
14 5 (0.90%) PHP5
14 5 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 4 (0.72%) VB6
15 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.94%) Degree
3 21 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.23%) Sun Certification
5 11 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.90%) MCSE
6 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.54%) RHCE
8 3 (0.54%) CCNA
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB
9 2 (0.36%) CISSP
9 2 (0.36%) OCP
9 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) CISA
10 1 (0.18%) CISM
10 1 (0.18%) MBA
10 1 (0.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.30%) QA
2 10 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.90%) SLA
4 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (3.94%) VMware ESX
2 18 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.05%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.08%) vSphere
8 5 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.18%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 36 (6.45%) Tivoli
2 23 (4.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 17 (3.05%) Data Guard
4 16 (2.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.08%) Control-M
7 5 (0.90%) SCOM
8 3 (0.54%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.54%) Foglight
8 3 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.36%) WSUS
9 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.18%) Puppet
10 1 (0.18%) SCCM
10 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 55 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.50%) IBM
3 39 (6.99%) Sun
4 37 (6.63%) Business Objects
5 31 (5.56%) SAP
6 27 (4.84%) JBoss
6 27 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 26 (4.66%) VMware
8 23 (4.12%) NetApp
9 17 (3.05%) HP
9 17 (3.05%) Sybase
10 11 (1.97%) Citrix
11 9 (1.61%) Dell
11 9 (1.61%) JD Edwards
11 9 (1.61%) AccuRev
12 8 (1.43%) BMC
13 7 (1.25%) Hyperion
13 7 (1.25%) ATG
14 6 (1.08%) Marketo
14 6 (1.08%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £50000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Rate depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market rates based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago