The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 15 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4442 4895 4696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.60% 9.91% 10.10%
As % of the Vendors category 19.52% 22.12% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2659 2791 2709
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 88
Average hourly rate £28.13 £36.00 £33.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £52.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
Oracle
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22756 22125 21487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 44.80% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13750 12512 11948
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1011 1115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
London -4 1986 £475 +1.65% 474
South East +1 935 £425 +13.33% 201
North West -2 343 £445 +18.66% 85
Yorkshire -6 275 £340 -6.84% 74
East of England -4 245 £394 -1.56% 68
South West +3 219 £368 -8.12% 90
West Midlands -1 160 £375 +7.14% 54
East Midlands -1 138 £350 -11.39% 39
North East -8 85 £344 -1.78% 24
Midlands -11 10 £319 -25.00% 3
South Coast +5 8 - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3842 (42.58%) SQL
2 2258 (25.02%) Finance
3 2224 (24.65%) Java
4 2204 (24.43%) Oracle Database
5 1730 (19.17%) UNIX
6 1705 (18.90%) Linux
7 1681 (18.63%) SQL Server
8 1623 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
9 1596 (17.69%) PL/SQL
10 1334 (14.78%) Windows
11 1033 (11.45%) Microsoft
12 1026 (11.37%) .NET
13 965 (10.69%) XML
14 935 (10.36%) Banking
15 925 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
16 913 (10.12%) Security Cleared
17 893 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
18 851 (9.43%) JavaScript
19 839 (9.30%) Migration
20 826 (9.15%) Web Services
21 815 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
22 770 (8.53%) ETL
23 752 (8.33%) Relational Database
24 731 (8.10%) C#
25 700 (7.76%) Oracle EBS
26 698 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
27 654 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
28 645 (7.15%) ITIL
29 644 (7.14%) HTML
30 634 (7.03%) SOA

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 614 (6.80%) WebLogic
2 393 (4.36%) WebSphere
3 324 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 312 (3.46%) Apache
5 292 (3.24%) JBoss
6 264 (2.93%) IIS
7 257 (2.85%) SharePoint
8 230 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 176 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 175 (1.94%) SAS
11 130 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
12 123 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
13 97 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 94 (1.04%) Confluence
15 82 (0.91%) MS Exchange
16 73 (0.81%) MQSeries
17 68 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
17 68 (0.75%) CMS
18 58 (0.64%) Node.js
19 55 (0.61%) Documentum
Applications
1 504 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 251 (2.78%) MS Office
3 114 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 95 (1.05%) MS Project
5 93 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.23%) SPSS
8 8 (0.089%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.055%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.055%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.033%) HipChat
11 2 (0.022%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.011%) Mingle
12 1 (0.011%) Windchill
12 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 700 (7.76%) Oracle EBS
2 520 (5.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 244 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
4 235 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
5 226 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 199 (2.21%) Oracle Payables
7 172 (1.91%) Oracle BPM
8 160 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
9 112 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
10 93 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
11 92 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
12 90 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
13 72 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
14 58 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 57 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 57 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
16 54 (0.60%) Oracle HRMS
17 48 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
18 46 (0.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
19 37 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 243 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 65 (0.72%) SaaS
4 61 (0.68%) Taleo
5 60 (0.66%) IaaS
6 53 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 36 (0.40%) PaaS
8 35 (0.39%) Office 365
8 35 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 12 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
14 9 (0.100%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.078%) SoftLayer
15 7 (0.078%) Route 53
15 7 (0.078%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.066%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.066%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 308 (3.41%) SAN
2 302 (3.35%) Firewall
3 195 (2.16%) Internet
4 183 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 179 (1.98%) DNS
6 164 (1.82%) LDAP
7 149 (1.65%) HTTP
8 122 (1.35%) NAS
9 102 (1.13%) WAN
10 90 (1.00%) SSL
11 89 (0.99%) DHCP
12 84 (0.93%) LAN
13 60 (0.66%) Network Security
14 55 (0.61%) Intranet
15 54 (0.60%) FTP
16 47 (0.52%) SSH
17 44 (0.49%) VPN
18 43 (0.48%) VoIP
18 43 (0.48%) VLAN
19 40 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2204 (24.43%) Oracle Database
2 1681 (18.63%) SQL Server
3 893 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 815 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
5 752 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 654 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
7 449 (4.98%) MySQL
8 435 (4.82%) RDBMS
9 400 (4.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 371 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 337 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
12 329 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 257 (2.85%) DB2
14 235 (2.60%) MongoDB
15 230 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 224 (2.48%) Hadoop
17 202 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
18 190 (2.11%) Big Data
19 179 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
20 162 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 358 (3.97%) Subversion
2 350 (3.88%) Oracle Forms
3 321 (3.56%) JIRA
4 310 (3.44%) Maven
5 254 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 248 (2.75%) Git (software)
7 207 (2.29%) Ant
8 200 (2.22%) JUnit
9 186 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 164 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
11 159 (1.76%) Toad
12 158 (1.75%) Eclipse
13 140 (1.55%) Selenium
14 122 (1.35%) SoapUI
15 118 (1.31%) TeamCity
16 104 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 98 (1.09%) ERwin
18 82 (0.91%) NUnit
19 75 (0.83%) Cucumber
20 69 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2258 (25.02%) Finance
2 935 (10.36%) Banking
3 447 (4.95%) Retail
4 369 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 318 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 184 (2.04%) Front Office
7 170 (1.88%) Marketing
8 122 (1.35%) Billing
9 120 (1.33%) General Ledger
10 110 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 109 (1.21%) Local Government
12 102 (1.13%) Back Office
13 85 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 67 (0.74%) Publishing
15 51 (0.57%) Legal
16 50 (0.55%) Advertising
17 33 (0.37%) Games
18 30 (0.33%) Law
19 29 (0.32%) Electronics
20 28 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3042 (33.71%) Developer
2 1220 (13.52%) Analyst
3 1140 (12.63%) Architect
4 870 (9.64%) Consultant
5 755 (8.37%) Oracle Developer
6 685 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 486 (5.39%) Oracle Consultant
8 452 (5.01%) DBA
9 384 (4.26%) Project Manager
10 348 (3.86%) Administrator
11 339 (3.76%) Business Analyst
12 332 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
13 261 (2.89%) Oracle DBA
14 230 (2.55%) .NET Developer
15 226 (2.50%) Senior Developer
16 224 (2.48%) Technical Architect
17 220 (2.44%) SQL Developer
18 199 (2.21%) Test Analyst
19 192 (2.13%) C# Developer
20 191 (2.12%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1026 (11.37%) .NET
2 965 (10.69%) XML
3 826 (9.15%) Web Services
4 644 (7.14%) HTML
5 586 (6.49%) Middleware
6 565 (6.26%) J2EE
7 475 (5.26%) Spring
8 423 (4.69%) SOAP
9 369 (4.09%) CSS
10 362 (4.01%) ASP.NET
11 323 (3.58%) Oracle Fusion
12 299 (3.31%) Hibernate
13 236 (2.62%) jQuery
14 210 (2.33%) Java EE
15 206 (2.28%) REST
16 202 (2.24%) AngularJS
16 202 (2.24%) JSP
17 201 (2.23%) JMS
18 193 (2.14%) JSON
19 152 (1.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 698 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 285 (3.16%) Data Centre
3 217 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 190 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 185 (2.05%) Clustering
6 159 (1.76%) Data Integration
7 155 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 142 (1.57%) Fixed Income
9 131 (1.45%) Derivative
10 119 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 110 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 107 (1.19%) Replication
13 85 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 84 (0.93%) User Experience
15 81 (0.90%) Mainframe
16 70 (0.78%) Client/Server
17 65 (0.72%) NHS
18 63 (0.70%) N-Tier
18 63 (0.70%) Data Extraction
19 60 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1730 (19.17%) UNIX
2 1705 (18.90%) Linux
3 1334 (14.78%) Windows
4 388 (4.30%) Solaris
5 365 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 238 (2.64%) AIX
7 225 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 174 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 133 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 67 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
12 62 (0.69%) HPUX
13 55 (0.61%) SUSE
14 46 (0.51%) Android
15 39 (0.43%) Apple iOS
16 37 (0.41%) CentOS
17 32 (0.35%) Windows XP
18 31 (0.34%) Windows 8
19 28 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
20 24 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1623 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
2 925 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
3 839 (9.30%) Migration
4 770 (8.53%) ETL
5 645 (7.15%) ITIL
6 634 (7.03%) SOA
7 625 (6.93%) Data Modelling
8 564 (6.25%) SDLC
9 551 (6.11%) Project Management
10 546 (6.05%) Scrum
11 452 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
12 447 (4.95%) TDD
13 442 (4.90%) ERP
14 439 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
15 409 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 388 (4.30%) CRM
17 357 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
18 356 (3.95%) Data Migration
19 321 (3.56%) OO
20 315 (3.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3842 (42.58%) SQL
2 2224 (24.65%) Java
3 1596 (17.69%) PL/SQL
4 851 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 731 (8.10%) C#
6 585 (6.48%) Shell Script
7 463 (5.13%) Perl
8 440 (4.88%) Python
9 364 (4.03%) C++
10 236 (2.62%) T-SQL
11 194 (2.15%) C
12 188 (2.08%) PowerShell
13 178 (1.97%) VB
14 175 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 157 (1.74%) VBA
16 129 (1.43%) Ruby
17 110 (1.22%) PHP
18 96 (1.06%) Korn
19 86 (0.95%) VB.NET
20 78 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 913 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 586 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 457 (5.06%) Degree
4 237 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 147 (1.63%) ISEB
6 121 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 68 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
8 63 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 58 (0.64%) PMI Certification
10 51 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 50 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 48 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
13 44 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (0.49%) PMP
14 34 (0.38%) CCNA
15 28 (0.31%) Sun Certification
16 27 (0.30%) ACCA
17 23 (0.25%) OCP
18 22 (0.24%) CCNP
18 22 (0.24%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (2.60%) QA
2 120 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 100 (1.11%) SLA
4 29 (0.32%) Solvency II
5 18 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 18 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.16%) EMIR
7 12 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.11%) Basel III
10 9 (0.100%) FINREP
10 9 (0.100%) Basel II
10 9 (0.100%) COBIT
11 7 (0.078%) HL7
11 7 (0.078%) COREP
12 5 (0.055%) GAAP
12 5 (0.055%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.044%) WAI
13 4 (0.044%) P3O
14 3 (0.033%) FATCA
System Software
1 315 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 304 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 208 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
4 90 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 55 (0.61%) vSphere
6 54 (0.60%) XenApp
7 51 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 47 (0.52%) NFS
9 38 (0.42%) Xen
10 33 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 27 (0.30%) KVM
13 26 (0.29%) XenDesktop
14 24 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 24 (0.27%) Samba
15 23 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 23 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
16 20 (0.22%) HDFS
17 19 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
17 19 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 230 (2.55%) Puppet
2 160 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 115 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 108 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
6 98 (1.09%) Data Guard
7 87 (0.96%) Tivoli
8 84 (0.93%) Control-M
9 74 (0.82%) BladeLogic
10 72 (0.80%) Ansible
11 66 (0.73%) SCCM
12 52 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
13 44 (0.49%) StatsD
13 44 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
14 38 (0.42%) Oracle ZFS
15 36 (0.40%) NetBackup
16 35 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 34 (0.38%) Vagrant
18 30 (0.33%) SCOM
19 29 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1033 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 566 (6.27%) IBM
3 480 (5.32%) SAP
4 461 (5.11%) VMware
5 431 (4.78%) Red Hat
6 355 (3.93%) Informatica
7 341 (3.78%) HP
8 296 (3.28%) Sybase
9 252 (2.79%) Citrix
10 189 (2.09%) Cisco
11 186 (2.06%) TIBCO
12 169 (1.87%) Sun
13 137 (1.52%) Hyperion
14 135 (1.50%) Tableau
15 134 (1.49%) Cognos
16 133 (1.47%) Teradata
17 125 (1.39%) EMC
18 121 (1.34%) Adobe
19 111 (1.23%) NetApp
20 110 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
Berkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Project People Ltd.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 9 hours ago
North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
ISL
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago