The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 11 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 132 139 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.32% 11.48% 8.18%
As % of the Vendors category 30.56% 32.18% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 69 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.77%
Oracle
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
432 432 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.49% 35.67% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 211 138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 10
Average hourly rate £24.89 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.38% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.20 £95.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 94 (33.10%) Java
1 94 (33.10%) SQL
2 79 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (23.94%) Finance
4 65 (22.89%) Oracle Database
5 57 (20.07%) PL/SQL
6 53 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (16.90%) JBoss
8 45 (15.85%) Banking
9 44 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (12.68%) Project Management
11 35 (12.32%) SQL Server
12 34 (11.97%) Scrum
13 33 (11.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 32 (11.27%) Web Services
14 32 (11.27%) UNIX
15 31 (10.92%) Business Objects
16 30 (10.56%) Relational Database
17 28 (9.86%) ETL
18 27 (9.51%) Data Modelling
19 25 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (8.80%) Kimball Methodology
19 25 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (8.80%) Dimensional Modelling
20 24 (8.45%) SOA
21 22 (7.75%) Linux
22 21 (7.39%) Migration
23 20 (7.04%) JIRA
23 20 (7.04%) SAP Data Services
24 19 (6.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 48 (16.90%) JBoss
2 17 (5.99%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.23%) SAS
4 9 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.76%) Apache
6 4 (1.41%) CMS
7 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.06%) Confluence
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.70%) CICS
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.70%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.82%) MS Project
3 3 (1.06%) SPSS
4 2 (0.70%) MS Office
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.23%) Markit EDM
2 7 (2.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) IaaS
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
1 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.93%) Firewall
2 13 (4.58%) Internet
2 13 (4.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (4.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (2.82%) Network Security
5 7 (2.46%) SAN
6 6 (2.11%) NAS
7 4 (1.41%) FTP
8 3 (1.06%) HTTP
9 2 (0.70%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.35%) LDAP
10 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.35%) DNS
10 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (22.89%) Oracle Database
2 44 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (12.32%) SQL Server
4 33 (11.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (10.56%) Relational Database
6 20 (7.04%) SAP Data Services
7 19 (6.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 18 (6.34%) RDBMS
9 17 (5.99%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (2.82%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (2.46%) OLAP
12 7 (2.46%) MS Access
12 7 (2.46%) Oracle Discoverer
12 7 (2.46%) Cognos Report Studio
12 7 (2.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 7 (2.46%) Cognos Transformer
12 7 (2.46%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (2.11%) BODI
14 5 (1.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (7.04%) JIRA
2 16 (5.63%) Selenium
3 12 (4.23%) JMeter
4 11 (3.87%) Maven
5 10 (3.52%) Subversion
6 9 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.82%) JUnit
8 7 (2.46%) VisualVM
8 7 (2.46%) JProfiler
9 5 (1.76%) PowerDesigner
10 4 (1.41%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.41%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.06%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.06%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.06%) HttpUnit
12 2 (0.70%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 68 (23.94%) Finance
2 45 (15.85%) Banking
3 9 (3.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.41%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.41%) Back Office
5 2 (0.70%) International Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 87 (30.63%) Developer
2 48 (16.90%) Analyst
3 22 (7.75%) Project Manager
4 19 (6.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 19 (6.69%) Architect
4 19 (6.69%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (6.34%) Java Developer
5 18 (6.34%) Consultant
5 18 (6.34%) Test Analyst
6 16 (5.63%) ScrumMaster
7 14 (4.93%) Data Analyst
8 12 (4.23%) CLAS Consultant
9 11 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (3.87%) Administrator
9 11 (3.87%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (3.87%) Designer
10 9 (3.17%) SAS Developer
10 9 (3.17%) DBA
11 8 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.82%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.27%) Web Services
2 19 (6.69%) HTML
3 17 (5.99%) JSF
4 15 (5.28%) Middleware
4 15 (5.28%) .NET
5 14 (4.93%) J2EE
5 14 (4.93%) CSS
6 13 (4.58%) JSP
7 12 (4.23%) XML
8 11 (3.87%) Spring
9 9 (3.17%) Servlets
10 8 (2.82%) Velocity
10 8 (2.82%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.46%) Struts
12 6 (2.11%) Apache CXF
12 6 (2.11%) RichFaces
12 6 (2.11%) SOAP
12 6 (2.11%) JDBC
13 5 (1.76%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.87%) CESG
4 10 (3.52%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (2.82%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.11%) Replication
7 4 (1.41%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.41%) Social Media
7 4 (1.41%) User Experience
7 4 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.41%) Clustering
8 3 (1.06%) SCORM
8 3 (1.06%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.06%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (1.06%) Open Source
8 3 (1.06%) iPad
9 1 (0.35%) GIS
9 1 (0.35%) W3C
9 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.27%) UNIX
2 22 (7.75%) Linux
3 13 (4.58%) Windows
3 13 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.11%) AIX
5 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.06%) Solaris
6 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.06%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) zOS
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (12.68%) Project Management
4 34 (11.97%) Scrum
5 28 (9.86%) ETL
6 27 (9.51%) Data Modelling
7 25 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (8.80%) Kimball Methodology
7 25 (8.80%) Dimensional Modelling
8 24 (8.45%) SOA
9 21 (7.39%) Migration
10 16 (5.63%) Use Case
11 14 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.93%) Asset Management
12 13 (4.58%) UML
13 12 (4.23%) Unit Testing
13 12 (4.23%) Protective Monitoring
13 12 (4.23%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.87%) Investment Management
15 10 (3.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (33.10%) Java
1 94 (33.10%) SQL
2 57 (20.07%) PL/SQL
3 15 (5.28%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.82%) Perl
5 7 (2.46%) C#
6 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.41%) Python
7 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.06%) PHP
8 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.06%) Ruby
9 2 (0.70%) XPath
10 1 (0.35%) Jython
10 1 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) XQuery
10 1 (0.35%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (3.17%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (2.11%) ISEB
3 3 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) OCP
5 1 (0.35%) OCA
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.87%) GPG13
2 5 (1.76%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.35%) SRDF
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.46%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.41%) SCOM
3 3 (1.06%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 31 (10.92%) Business Objects
2 19 (6.69%) SAP
3 18 (6.34%) Tableau
4 16 (5.63%) Informatica
5 13 (4.58%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.87%) VMware
6 11 (3.87%) IBM
7 10 (3.52%) Cognos
8 9 (3.17%) HP
8 9 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.11%) Sybase
10 5 (1.76%) Cisco
11 4 (1.41%) Teradata
12 3 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.06%) Veritas
12 3 (1.06%) Apple
12 3 (1.06%) EMC
13 2 (0.70%) F5
13 2 (0.70%) Symantec
14 1 (0.35%) Sun
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