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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4618 4983 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.10% 9.73% 10.06%
As % of the Vendors category 20.05% 21.32% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 2969 2536
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +25.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £55.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
23033 23372 19990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.62% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13388 13404 10969
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1044 1105
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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 -3 2069 £475 +5.55% 524
South East -5 770 £393 +1.29% 195
North West +7 402 £450 +32.84% 80
East of England +2 300 £413 +3.12% 89
Yorkshire -2 300 £363 +3.57% 48
West Midlands +7 238 £400 +6.66% 51
South West -9 209 £389 +4.36% 85
East Midlands +20 179 £350 -9.09% 34
North East -5 91 £414 +49.09% 15
Midlands +2 21 £375 -11.76% 4
South Coast +1 5 - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3833 (42.92%) SQL
2 2237 (25.05%) Java
3 2204 (24.68%) Finance
4 2128 (23.83%) Oracle Database
5 1671 (18.71%) UNIX
6 1653 (18.51%) Linux
7 1625 (18.20%) PL/SQL
8 1556 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
9 1515 (16.96%) SQL Server
10 1258 (14.09%) Windows
11 1071 (11.99%) .NET
12 1068 (11.96%) Security Cleared
13 989 (11.07%) Microsoft
14 974 (10.91%) XML
15 935 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
16 923 (10.33%) Banking
17 892 (9.99%) Oracle Database 11g
18 841 (9.42%) JavaScript
19 827 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
20 813 (9.10%) Web Services
21 784 (8.78%) Migration
22 757 (8.48%) C#
23 737 (8.25%) ETL
24 730 (8.17%) WebLogic
25 729 (8.16%) HTML
26 699 (7.83%) Oracle EBS
27 697 (7.80%) Oracle Reports
28 695 (7.78%) SC Cleared
29 688 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
30 687 (7.69%) Relational Database

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 730 (8.17%) WebLogic
2 383 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 332 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 321 (3.59%) Apache
5 277 (3.10%) JBoss
6 234 (2.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 231 (2.59%) IIS
8 205 (2.30%) SAS
9 202 (2.26%) SharePoint
10 198 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 108 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
12 90 (1.01%) Confluence
13 85 (0.95%) MQSeries
14 83 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
15 79 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
16 65 (0.73%) CMS
17 61 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
18 58 (0.65%) NetWeaver
19 56 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
19 56 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 534 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 230 (2.58%) MS Office
3 128 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 99 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 93 (1.04%) MS Project
6 33 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.15%) SPSS
8 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.090%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.034%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.011%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.011%) Windchill
12 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.011%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 699 (7.83%) Oracle EBS
2 573 (6.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 258 (2.89%) Oracle Applications
4 204 (2.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 196 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
6 193 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
7 151 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
8 147 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
9 111 (1.24%) Oracle Retail
10 94 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
11 78 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
12 76 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
13 71 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
14 63 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
15 58 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
16 56 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 49 (0.55%) Oracle Payroll
18 47 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
19 41 (0.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
20 32 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 216 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 63 (0.71%) SaaS
4 50 (0.56%) IaaS
5 45 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 39 (0.44%) PaaS
7 36 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (0.31%) Taleo
10 22 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.22%) Office 365
12 17 (0.19%) Heroku
13 15 (0.17%) Engine Yard
13 15 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (0.13%) GitHub
15 11 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.10%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
18 5 (0.056%) IBM SmartCloud
18 5 (0.056%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 290 (3.25%) Firewall
2 267 (2.99%) SAN
3 191 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 188 (2.11%) Internet
5 186 (2.08%) HTTP
6 174 (1.95%) DNS
7 126 (1.41%) LDAP
8 96 (1.07%) WAN
9 90 (1.01%) NAS
10 85 (0.95%) SSL
11 76 (0.85%) LAN
12 59 (0.66%) Network Security
13 57 (0.64%) HTTPS
14 52 (0.58%) VPN
14 52 (0.58%) FTP
15 50 (0.56%) Intranet
16 49 (0.55%) VLAN
17 46 (0.52%) DHCP
18 38 (0.43%) SSH
19 29 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2128 (23.83%) Oracle Database
2 1515 (16.96%) SQL Server
3 892 (9.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 827 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
5 697 (7.80%) Oracle Reports
6 687 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 418 (4.68%) MySQL
8 399 (4.47%) RDBMS
9 364 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 313 (3.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 259 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 249 (2.79%) Hadoop
13 240 (2.69%) MongoDB
14 226 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
15 221 (2.47%) DB2
16 206 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 193 (2.16%) Big Data
18 174 (1.95%) QlikView
19 129 (1.44%) NoSQL
20 127 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 372 (4.17%) Subversion
2 357 (4.00%) Maven
3 325 (3.64%) JIRA
4 299 (3.35%) Oracle Forms
5 266 (2.98%) Jenkins
6 217 (2.43%) Ant
7 213 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 206 (2.31%) JUnit
9 193 (2.16%) Visual Studio
10 186 (2.08%) Eclipse
11 179 (2.00%) Toad
12 173 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
13 113 (1.27%) Selenium
14 104 (1.16%) TeamCity
15 95 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
16 89 (1.00%) ERwin
17 81 (0.91%) SoapUI
18 71 (0.79%) Hudson
19 65 (0.73%) Cucumber
20 62 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 2204 (24.68%) Finance
2 923 (10.33%) Banking
3 462 (5.17%) Retail
4 372 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 315 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 197 (2.21%) Front Office
7 120 (1.34%) Marketing
8 113 (1.27%) Billing
8 113 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 98 (1.10%) Back Office
10 93 (1.04%) General Ledger
11 87 (0.97%) Local Government
12 67 (0.75%) Legal
13 63 (0.71%) Games
14 60 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 59 (0.66%) Publishing
16 58 (0.65%) Advertising
17 34 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.38%) Electronics
18 21 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2917 (32.66%) Developer
2 1197 (13.40%) Analyst
3 1086 (12.16%) Architect
4 865 (9.69%) Consultant
5 742 (8.31%) Java Developer
6 663 (7.42%) Oracle Developer
7 467 (5.23%) Oracle Consultant
8 449 (5.03%) DBA
9 359 (4.02%) Project Manager
10 313 (3.50%) Administrator
11 307 (3.44%) Business Analyst
12 306 (3.43%) Oracle DBA
13 290 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
14 243 (2.72%) .NET Developer
15 223 (2.50%) Senior Developer
16 216 (2.42%) C# Developer
17 215 (2.41%) Applications Support
18 209 (2.34%) Technical Architect
19 196 (2.19%) Support Analyst
20 188 (2.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1071 (11.99%) .NET
2 974 (10.91%) XML
3 813 (9.10%) Web Services
4 729 (8.16%) HTML
5 619 (6.93%) Middleware
6 604 (6.76%) J2EE
7 482 (5.40%) Spring
8 411 (4.60%) CSS
9 366 (4.10%) ASP.NET
10 351 (3.93%) SOAP
11 346 (3.87%) Oracle Fusion
12 321 (3.59%) Hibernate
13 293 (3.28%) jQuery
14 231 (2.59%) JSP
15 224 (2.51%) REST
16 204 (2.28%) Java EE
17 197 (2.21%) JSON
18 192 (2.15%) .NET Framework
19 191 (2.14%) JMS
20 175 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 688 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 230 (2.58%) Computer Science
3 217 (2.43%) Management Information System
4 187 (2.09%) Open Source
5 184 (2.06%) Clustering
6 156 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 144 (1.61%) Data Integration
8 143 (1.60%) Fixed Income
9 134 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 126 (1.41%) Derivative
11 114 (1.28%) Replication
12 105 (1.18%) Visualisation
13 99 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 74 (0.83%) User Experience
15 67 (0.75%) Mainframe
16 66 (0.74%) Equities
17 60 (0.67%) NHS
18 59 (0.66%) Statistics
19 57 (0.64%) N-Tier
20 56 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1671 (18.71%) UNIX
2 1653 (18.51%) Linux
3 1258 (14.09%) Windows
4 409 (4.58%) Solaris
5 390 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 272 (3.05%) AIX
7 226 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 171 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 94 (1.05%) HPUX
10 90 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 78 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
12 72 (0.81%) Windows 7
13 51 (0.57%) Windows XP
14 48 (0.54%) SUSE
15 46 (0.52%) CentOS
16 40 (0.45%) Ubuntu
17 31 (0.35%) Android
17 31 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 29 (0.32%) Apple iOS
19 26 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1556 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
2 935 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
3 784 (8.78%) Migration
4 737 (8.25%) ETL
5 663 (7.42%) SOA
6 650 (7.28%) Data Modelling
7 570 (6.38%) ITIL
8 532 (5.96%) Scrum
9 524 (5.87%) Project Management
10 446 (4.99%) TDD
11 439 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
12 409 (4.58%) OO
13 393 (4.40%) CRM
14 370 (4.14%) ERP
15 354 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
16 330 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 328 (3.67%) Data Migration
18 326 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
19 321 (3.59%) Workflow
20 289 (3.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3833 (42.92%) SQL
2 2237 (25.05%) Java
3 1625 (18.20%) PL/SQL
4 841 (9.42%) JavaScript
5 757 (8.48%) C#
6 580 (6.49%) Shell Script
7 392 (4.39%) Python
8 384 (4.30%) Perl
9 265 (2.97%) C++
10 196 (2.19%) C
11 192 (2.15%) VB
12 181 (2.03%) T-SQL
13 160 (1.79%) VBA
14 153 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 141 (1.58%) Ruby
16 139 (1.56%) PowerShell
17 127 (1.42%) PHP
18 94 (1.05%) Korn
19 93 (1.04%) VB.NET
20 90 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1068 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 695 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 458 (5.13%) Degree
4 319 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 133 (1.49%) ISEB
6 130 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 78 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 66 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 65 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
10 49 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (0.47%) Sun Certification
12 38 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 33 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 29 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 27 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 24 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (0.26%) ACCA
18 22 (0.25%) PMP
18 22 (0.25%) RHCE
18 22 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (3.00%) QA
2 78 (0.87%) SLA
3 70 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.18%) HL7
6 15 (0.17%) GAAP
7 14 (0.16%) EMIR
8 13 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.10%) GxP
10 9 (0.10%) COBIT
10 9 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.090%) COREP
11 8 (0.090%) FINREP
12 6 (0.067%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.067%) DICOM
13 5 (0.056%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.056%) Basel III
14 4 (0.045%) HIPAA
System Software
1 303 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 256 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 242 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
4 89 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 62 (0.69%) vSphere
6 40 (0.45%) XenApp
6 40 (0.45%) NFS
6 40 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 37 (0.41%) Xen
8 33 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 27 (0.30%) HDFS
10 24 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
11 23 (0.26%) Firmware
12 21 (0.24%) Samba
12 21 (0.24%) KVM
13 20 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 19 (0.21%) Apache Flume
15 18 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 17 (0.19%) SRDF
17 16 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 242 (2.71%) Puppet
2 144 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 138 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 125 (1.40%) Data Guard
6 114 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
7 84 (0.94%) Control-M
8 77 (0.86%) Tivoli
9 59 (0.66%) SCCM
10 57 (0.64%) Nagios
11 56 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
12 44 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
13 42 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 41 (0.46%) Vagrant
14 41 (0.46%) StatsD
15 39 (0.44%) Ansible
16 34 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
17 32 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 32 (0.36%) SCOM
18 26 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 989 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 505 (5.65%) IBM
3 478 (5.35%) SAP
4 461 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 434 (4.86%) VMware
6 371 (4.15%) HP
7 324 (3.63%) Sybase
8 310 (3.47%) Informatica
9 275 (3.08%) Business Objects
10 222 (2.49%) Citrix
11 188 (2.11%) TIBCO
12 187 (2.09%) Cisco
13 166 (1.86%) Sun
14 122 (1.37%) Siebel
14 122 (1.37%) Tableau
15 113 (1.27%) Cognos
16 109 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
16 109 (1.22%) Teradata
17 108 (1.21%) webMethods
18 106 (1.19%) EMC
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