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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5171 5066 5684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.95% 10.47% 10.51%
As % of the Vendors category 21.73% 22.52% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3095 2974 3198
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £13.70 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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
23802 22499 25066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.80% 46.52% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13770 12903 13157
Average daily rate £398 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1017 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 2586 £460 -1.07% 485
South East -1 826 £375 - 195
East of England +7 393 £400 +6.66% 83
North West +8 341 £359 -0.34% 101
Yorkshire -2 265 £395 +21.53% 88
South West -7 213 £450 +15.38% 72
West Midlands +7 199 £365 -2.66% 42
East Midlands +10 165 £365 +1.95% 21
North East -2 89 £350 -17.64% 5
Midlands -4 18 £525 +40.00% 2
South Coast +5 3 - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 4200 (42.19%) SQL
2 2803 (28.16%) Finance
3 2311 (23.22%) Oracle Database
4 2184 (21.94%) Java
5 1967 (19.76%) UNIX
6 1864 (18.73%) Linux
7 1680 (16.88%) PL/SQL
8 1595 (16.02%) SQL Server
9 1418 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
10 1308 (13.14%) Windows
11 1148 (11.53%) .NET
12 1127 (11.32%) Banking
13 1093 (10.98%) Microsoft
14 1034 (10.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1008 (10.13%) XML
16 1002 (10.07%) Security Cleared
17 942 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
18 903 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
19 898 (9.02%) Migration
20 876 (8.80%) ETL
21 868 (8.72%) Oracle EBS
22 860 (8.64%) C#
23 826 (8.30%) HTML
24 817 (8.21%) Web Services
25 800 (8.04%) Relational Database
26 789 (7.93%) JavaScript
27 776 (7.80%) WebLogic
28 762 (7.66%) SC Cleared
29 759 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
30 752 (7.55%) Analytical Skills

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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
1 776 (7.80%) WebLogic
2 502 (5.04%) WebSphere
3 384 (3.86%) Apache
4 356 (3.58%) Tomcat
5 257 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 223 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 192 (1.93%) IIS
8 187 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 182 (1.83%) SAS
10 155 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
11 148 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
12 112 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
13 104 (1.04%) CMS
14 95 (0.95%) MS Exchange
15 84 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
16 65 (0.65%) MQSeries
17 60 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 60 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
18 53 (0.53%) GlassFish
19 45 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 510 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 282 (2.83%) MS Office
3 144 (1.45%) MS Project
4 139 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 113 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 47 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.17%) SPSS
8 15 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 13 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.090%) Mathematica
11 5 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.050%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.050%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.030%) Windchill
12 3 (0.030%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.020%) GIMP
13 2 (0.020%) Mingle
14 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.010%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 868 (8.72%) Oracle EBS
2 714 (7.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 332 (3.34%) Oracle Applications
4 308 (3.09%) Oracle Payables
5 296 (2.97%) Oracle General Ledger
6 285 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
7 244 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
8 178 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
9 161 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
10 139 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
11 119 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
12 105 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
13 101 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
14 92 (0.92%) Oracle iProcurement
15 85 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 78 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
17 73 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 51 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
19 47 (0.47%) HFM
19 47 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 81 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (0.79%) SaaS
3 70 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (0.36%) PaaS
6 24 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.19%) IaaS
9 15 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (0.13%) Taleo
10 13 (0.13%) GitHub
11 12 (0.12%) Office 365
12 7 (0.070%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.070%) Force.com
13 5 (0.050%) Route 53
14 4 (0.040%) Joyent
14 4 (0.040%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.040%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.040%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.030%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 330 (3.32%) SAN
2 255 (2.56%) HTTP
3 218 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 193 (1.94%) Firewall
5 181 (1.82%) LDAP
6 178 (1.79%) DNS
7 169 (1.70%) Internet
8 127 (1.28%) SSL
9 105 (1.05%) WAN
10 97 (0.97%) NAS
11 95 (0.95%) LAN
11 95 (0.95%) HTTPS
11 95 (0.95%) FTP
12 68 (0.68%) VPN
13 65 (0.65%) DHCP
14 57 (0.57%) SSH
15 43 (0.43%) Intranet
16 39 (0.39%) SMTP
17 37 (0.37%) VLAN
17 37 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2311 (23.22%) Oracle Database
2 1595 (16.02%) SQL Server
3 1034 (10.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 903 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
5 800 (8.04%) Relational Database
6 759 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
7 545 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 450 (4.52%) MySQL
9 418 (4.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 402 (4.04%) RDBMS
11 339 (3.41%) DB2
12 327 (3.29%) Oracle ODI
13 255 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 255 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 169 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 155 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 152 (1.53%) PowerCenter
17 144 (1.45%) Big Data
18 139 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
19 134 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 365 (3.67%) Maven
2 342 (3.44%) Subversion
3 311 (3.12%) Oracle Forms
4 229 (2.30%) JUnit
5 227 (2.28%) JIRA
6 213 (2.14%) Git (software)
7 190 (1.91%) Ant
8 186 (1.87%) Visual Studio
9 172 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 162 (1.63%) Jenkins
11 159 (1.60%) Toad
11 159 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
12 146 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 129 (1.30%) Selenium
14 109 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
15 76 (0.76%) TeamCity
15 76 (0.76%) ClearCase
16 72 (0.72%) LoadRunner
17 67 (0.67%) SoapUI
18 64 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 2803 (28.16%) Finance
2 1127 (11.32%) Banking
3 537 (5.39%) Investment Banking
4 528 (5.30%) Retail
5 347 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 325 (3.27%) Front Office
7 165 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 165 (1.66%) Marketing
8 142 (1.43%) Back Office
9 136 (1.37%) Billing
10 131 (1.32%) General Ledger
11 128 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 70 (0.70%) Advertising
13 66 (0.66%) Games
14 59 (0.59%) Publishing
15 58 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 53 (0.53%) Legal
17 36 (0.36%) Electronics
17 36 (0.36%) Local Government
18 30 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3037 (30.51%) Developer
2 1385 (13.91%) Analyst
3 1036 (10.41%) Consultant
4 1035 (10.40%) Architect
5 724 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 585 (5.88%) DBA
7 571 (5.74%) Oracle Developer
8 564 (5.67%) Oracle Consultant
9 487 (4.89%) Project Manager
10 418 (4.20%) Oracle DBA
11 343 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
12 330 (3.32%) Business Analyst
13 300 (3.01%) Administrator
14 277 (2.78%) .NET Developer
15 268 (2.69%) Senior Developer
16 256 (2.57%) Test Analyst
17 233 (2.34%) Support Analyst
18 213 (2.14%) Tester
19 210 (2.11%) C# Developer
20 185 (1.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1148 (11.53%) .NET
2 1008 (10.13%) XML
3 826 (8.30%) HTML
4 817 (8.21%) Web Services
5 657 (6.60%) Spring
6 593 (5.96%) Middleware
7 578 (5.81%) J2EE
8 475 (4.77%) ASP.NET
9 442 (4.44%) Hibernate
10 416 (4.18%) CSS
11 359 (3.61%) JSP
12 349 (3.51%) jQuery
13 346 (3.48%) SOAP
14 309 (3.10%) Oracle Fusion
15 240 (2.41%) XSLT
16 232 (2.33%) REST
17 222 (2.23%) JMS
18 204 (2.05%) Ajax
19 184 (1.85%) WCF
20 183 (1.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 752 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 239 (2.40%) Data Integration
4 217 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 207 (2.08%) Open Source
6 206 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 200 (2.01%) Derivative
8 197 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 182 (1.83%) Clustering
10 152 (1.53%) Fixed Income
11 141 (1.42%) Replication
12 137 (1.38%) Mainframe
13 125 (1.26%) Credit Risk
14 93 (0.93%) N-Tier
15 88 (0.88%) Statistics
16 84 (0.84%) Mathematics
17 81 (0.81%) User Experience
18 78 (0.78%) Equities
19 70 (0.70%) Hedge funds
20 68 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1967 (19.76%) UNIX
2 1864 (18.73%) Linux
3 1308 (13.14%) Windows
4 451 (4.53%) Solaris
5 384 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 242 (2.43%) AIX
7 203 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 172 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 118 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
10 104 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 86 (0.86%) HPUX
12 64 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 61 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 54 (0.54%) Windows 2000
15 50 (0.50%) SUSE
16 45 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 36 (0.36%) SELinux
18 33 (0.33%) Android
19 30 (0.30%) Mac OS X
20 29 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1418 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
2 942 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
3 898 (9.02%) Migration
4 876 (8.80%) ETL
5 745 (7.48%) SOA
6 650 (6.53%) Data Modelling
7 602 (6.05%) Project Management
8 596 (5.99%) ITIL
9 576 (5.79%) Scrum
10 550 (5.53%) ERP
11 527 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
12 507 (5.09%) CRM
13 489 (4.91%) OO
14 481 (4.83%) TDD
15 449 (4.51%) Data Migration
16 431 (4.33%) E-Commerce
17 429 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 415 (4.17%) MVC
19 359 (3.61%) Workflow
20 344 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4200 (42.19%) SQL
2 2184 (21.94%) Java
3 1680 (16.88%) PL/SQL
4 860 (8.64%) C#
5 789 (7.93%) JavaScript
6 541 (5.44%) Shell Script
7 405 (4.07%) Perl
8 396 (3.98%) Python
9 303 (3.04%) C++
10 297 (2.98%) VB
11 231 (2.32%) C
12 220 (2.21%) T-SQL
13 198 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 183 (1.84%) PHP
15 140 (1.41%) PowerShell
16 114 (1.15%) VBScript
17 105 (1.05%) VB.NET
18 101 (1.01%) VBA
19 97 (0.97%) Korn
20 91 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1002 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 762 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 527 (5.29%) Degree
4 286 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 211 (2.12%) DV Cleared
6 177 (1.78%) ISEB
7 129 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 120 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 77 (0.77%) PMI Certification
10 75 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 75 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 58 (0.58%) PMP
12 55 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
13 44 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
14 41 (0.41%) CCNA
14 41 (0.41%) MCSE
15 37 (0.37%) CISSP
16 31 (0.31%) Sun Certification
17 29 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 29 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (4.01%) QA
2 162 (1.63%) SLA
3 116 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 61 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 55 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 31 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.11%) Basel III
11 9 (0.090%) COBIT
12 6 (0.060%) GAAP
13 4 (0.040%) HL7
13 4 (0.040%) EMIR
14 3 (0.030%) COREP
14 3 (0.030%) FINREP
14 3 (0.030%) P3O
14 3 (0.030%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.030%) TickIT
14 3 (0.030%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 426 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
2 271 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 214 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 60 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 54 (0.54%) vSphere
7 45 (0.45%) NFS
8 37 (0.37%) XenApp
9 33 (0.33%) Hyper-V
10 32 (0.32%) vCloud
11 27 (0.27%) Xen
11 27 (0.27%) Nmap
12 21 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 21 (0.21%) RHEV
13 19 (0.19%) XenServer
14 15 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 14 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 13 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
17 12 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 244 (2.45%) Data Guard
2 198 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
3 194 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 162 (1.63%) Puppet
5 124 (1.25%) Tivoli
6 83 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
7 77 (0.77%) Control-M
8 54 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 44 (0.44%) SCCM
10 39 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 35 (0.35%) Nagios
12 33 (0.33%) NetBackup
13 29 (0.29%) Nessus
13 29 (0.29%) SCOM
14 28 (0.28%) OpenSSO
14 28 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
15 27 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
16 26 (0.26%) BladeLogic
17 24 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 23 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1093 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 647 (6.50%) SAP
3 585 (5.88%) IBM
4 561 (5.64%) HP
5 444 (4.46%) Red Hat
6 439 (4.41%) VMware
7 394 (3.96%) Informatica
8 364 (3.66%) Sybase
9 343 (3.45%) Business Objects
10 323 (3.24%) JBoss
11 215 (2.16%) Citrix
12 197 (1.98%) Cognos
13 192 (1.93%) Siebel
14 185 (1.86%) Cisco
15 171 (1.72%) Sun
16 147 (1.48%) Hyperion
17 129 (1.30%) Remedy
18 127 (1.28%) TIBCO
19 117 (1.18%) EMC
20 113 (1.14%) ATG
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Yoh
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £400 p/day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago