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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4265 4491 4330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.36% 10.07% 10.51%
As % of the Vendors category 20.37% 22.05% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2702 2505
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 102
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% -17.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.25 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £48.75 £47.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
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
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -3 1976 £458 +1.66% 473
South East -3 764 £400 - 225
North West +1 405 £420 +16.12% 101
East of England +5 298 £400 +5.26% 86
Yorkshire -3 233 £380 +8.57% 85
South West 0 205 £400 +12.67% 111
West Midlands +6 179 £380 +24.42% 52
East Midlands +11 116 £350 +4.01% 27
North East -8 55 £425 +25.92% 15
Midlands -10 5 £325 -45.83% 1
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3985 (44.07%) SQL
2 2375 (26.27%) Finance
3 2141 (23.68%) Oracle Database
4 2124 (23.49%) Java
5 1809 (20.01%) UNIX
6 1678 (18.56%) PL/SQL
7 1640 (18.14%) Linux
8 1435 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
9 1394 (15.42%) SQL Server
10 1232 (13.63%) Windows
11 1100 (12.17%) Security Cleared
12 1083 (11.98%) .NET
13 1022 (11.30%) Microsoft
14 987 (10.92%) Banking
15 978 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
16 948 (10.48%) XML
17 900 (9.95%) Oracle Database 11g
18 859 (9.50%) HTML
19 842 (9.31%) C#
20 827 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
21 823 (9.10%) Migration
22 812 (8.98%) ETL
23 806 (8.91%) JavaScript
24 760 (8.41%) Web Services
24 760 (8.41%) SC Cleared
25 734 (8.12%) Oracle EBS
26 731 (8.08%) WebLogic
27 718 (7.94%) Relational Database
28 717 (7.93%) Oracle Reports
29 707 (7.82%) Analytical Skills

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 731 (8.08%) WebLogic
2 361 (3.99%) WebSphere
3 343 (3.79%) Apache
4 335 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 314 (3.47%) JBoss
6 206 (2.28%) SAS
7 202 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 189 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 182 (2.01%) IIS
10 180 (1.99%) SharePoint
11 105 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
12 86 (0.95%) CMS
13 82 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
14 60 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
15 54 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
16 50 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
16 50 (0.55%) Confluence
17 48 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
18 46 (0.51%) MQSeries
19 42 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 566 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 241 (2.67%) MS Office
3 139 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 102 (1.13%) MS Project
5 100 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 52 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.088%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.066%) SPSS
8 6 (0.066%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.033%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.033%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.011%) Simulink
11 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 734 (8.12%) Oracle EBS
2 589 (6.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 254 (2.81%) Oracle Applications
4 214 (2.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 211 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
6 197 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
7 195 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 142 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
9 124 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
10 100 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
11 99 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
12 94 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
13 86 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
14 68 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
15 64 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 57 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 51 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
18 43 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
19 36 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
20 31 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 90 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (0.72%) SaaS
3 58 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (0.60%) PaaS
5 47 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 24 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.14%) GitHub
8 13 (0.14%) Heroku
9 12 (0.13%) Engine Yard
10 10 (0.11%) CloudFront
10 10 (0.11%) Route 53
11 9 (0.100%) Office 365
11 9 (0.100%) Force.com
11 9 (0.100%) Taleo
12 8 (0.088%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.088%) IaaS
13 7 (0.077%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.066%) Yammer
14 6 (0.066%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 280 (3.10%) SAN
2 214 (2.37%) Firewall
3 194 (2.15%) HTTP
4 166 (1.84%) LDAP
5 160 (1.77%) DNS
6 152 (1.68%) TCP/IP
7 140 (1.55%) Internet
8 98 (1.08%) SSL
9 93 (1.03%) WAN
10 91 (1.01%) LAN
11 82 (0.91%) NAS
12 68 (0.75%) HTTPS
13 62 (0.69%) FTP
14 54 (0.60%) VPN
15 46 (0.51%) DHCP
16 45 (0.50%) VLAN
17 44 (0.49%) Network Security
18 41 (0.45%) SSH
19 34 (0.38%) Intranet
20 31 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2141 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 1394 (15.42%) SQL Server
3 900 (9.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 827 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
5 718 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 717 (7.93%) Oracle Reports
7 471 (5.21%) MySQL
8 440 (4.87%) Oracle Database 10g
9 404 (4.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 368 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 315 (3.48%) Oracle ODI
12 302 (3.34%) DB2
13 229 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 174 (1.92%) Hadoop
15 166 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 166 (1.84%) Big Data
16 163 (1.80%) MongoDB
17 146 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
18 145 (1.60%) QlikView
19 135 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 367 (4.06%) Maven
2 344 (3.80%) Subversion
3 266 (2.94%) JIRA
4 247 (2.73%) JUnit
5 237 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
6 201 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 199 (2.20%) Ant
8 190 (2.10%) Jenkins
9 184 (2.03%) Toad
10 181 (2.00%) Git (software)
11 170 (1.88%) Eclipse
12 159 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
13 152 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 114 (1.26%) Selenium
15 89 (0.98%) Hudson
16 76 (0.84%) ClearCase
17 75 (0.83%) TeamCity
18 69 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
19 66 (0.73%) SoapUI
20 57 (0.63%) NUnit
General
1 2375 (26.27%) Finance
2 987 (10.92%) Banking
3 435 (4.81%) Retail
4 414 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 329 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 262 (2.90%) Front Office
7 124 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 99 (1.09%) Back Office
9 94 (1.04%) Marketing
10 91 (1.01%) Billing
11 88 (0.97%) General Ledger
12 77 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 72 (0.80%) Games
14 69 (0.76%) Legal
15 67 (0.74%) Publishing
16 59 (0.65%) Advertising
17 48 (0.53%) Local Government
18 44 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.32%) Electronics
20 26 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2947 (32.59%) Developer
2 1205 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1031 (11.40%) Architect
4 935 (10.34%) Consultant
5 784 (8.67%) Java Developer
6 593 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
7 492 (5.44%) Oracle Consultant
8 427 (4.72%) DBA
9 342 (3.78%) Project Manager
10 326 (3.61%) Oracle DBA
11 318 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
12 269 (2.98%) .NET Developer
13 268 (2.96%) Business Analyst
14 256 (2.83%) Administrator
15 240 (2.65%) Senior Developer
16 211 (2.33%) Applications Support
17 207 (2.29%) Support Analyst
18 204 (2.26%) C# Developer
19 199 (2.20%) Test Analyst
20 168 (1.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1083 (11.98%) .NET
2 948 (10.48%) XML
3 859 (9.50%) HTML
4 760 (8.41%) Web Services
5 594 (6.57%) Spring
6 592 (6.55%) Middleware
7 572 (6.33%) J2EE
8 442 (4.89%) CSS
9 405 (4.48%) Hibernate
10 382 (4.22%) ASP.NET
11 366 (4.05%) jQuery
12 353 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
13 335 (3.70%) SOAP
14 298 (3.30%) JSP
15 225 (2.49%) REST
16 216 (2.39%) JMS
17 211 (2.33%) Java EE
18 199 (2.20%) XSLT
19 198 (2.19%) WCF
20 193 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 707 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 234 (2.59%) Computer Science
3 215 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 184 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 177 (1.96%) Open Source
6 170 (1.88%) Derivative
7 158 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 154 (1.70%) Clustering
9 151 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 143 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 133 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 122 (1.35%) Replication
13 80 (0.88%) Mathematics
14 79 (0.87%) Mainframe
15 77 (0.85%) Algorithms
16 76 (0.84%) Equities
17 74 (0.82%) User Experience
18 72 (0.80%) Statistics
18 72 (0.80%) Visualisation
19 64 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1809 (20.01%) UNIX
2 1640 (18.14%) Linux
3 1232 (13.63%) Windows
4 396 (4.38%) Solaris
5 322 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 261 (2.89%) AIX
7 214 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 161 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 110 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
10 89 (0.98%) Windows 7
11 80 (0.88%) HPUX
12 78 (0.86%) Windows XP
13 52 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 43 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 41 (0.45%) SUSE
16 33 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 33 (0.36%) Windows Vista
17 31 (0.34%) CentOS
18 29 (0.32%) Ubuntu
18 29 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 978 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
3 823 (9.10%) Migration
4 812 (8.98%) ETL
5 663 (7.33%) Data Modelling
6 627 (6.93%) SOA
7 552 (6.10%) ITIL
8 541 (5.98%) Project Management
9 537 (5.94%) Scrum
10 457 (5.05%) TDD
11 422 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
12 418 (4.62%) OO
13 405 (4.48%) ERP
14 397 (4.39%) Data Migration
15 390 (4.31%) CRM
16 346 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
17 340 (3.76%) MVC
18 317 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 315 (3.48%) Configuration Management
20 292 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3985 (44.07%) SQL
2 2124 (23.49%) Java
3 1678 (18.56%) PL/SQL
4 842 (9.31%) C#
5 806 (8.91%) JavaScript
6 609 (6.74%) Shell Script
7 401 (4.43%) Perl
8 341 (3.77%) Python
9 300 (3.32%) C++
10 223 (2.47%) VB
11 217 (2.40%) C
12 168 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 167 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 167 (1.85%) PHP
14 136 (1.50%) VBA
15 129 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 125 (1.38%) Ruby
17 124 (1.37%) VBScript
18 104 (1.15%) VB.NET
19 98 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1100 (12.17%) Security Cleared
2 760 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 457 (5.05%) Degree
4 264 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 155 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 134 (1.48%) ISEB
7 85 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 67 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
9 61 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 61 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 44 (0.49%) Sun Certification
12 37 (0.41%) PMI Certification
13 31 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (0.31%) CISSP
15 27 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 25 (0.28%) PMP
17 22 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 21 (0.23%) MCITP
19 19 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (3.83%) QA
2 107 (1.18%) SLA
3 79 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 32 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.15%) COBIT
9 11 (0.12%) GAAP
10 10 (0.11%) HL7
11 7 (0.077%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.066%) GxP
13 5 (0.055%) Basel III
13 5 (0.055%) WAI
14 4 (0.044%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.044%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.044%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.044%) DICOM
System Software
1 301 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 267 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (2.59%) Active Directory
4 161 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 56 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 55 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 48 (0.53%) vSphere
8 33 (0.36%) NFS
9 29 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 27 (0.30%) XenApp
11 26 (0.29%) Firmware
12 21 (0.23%) Xen
13 20 (0.22%) HDFS
14 15 (0.17%) KVM
14 15 (0.17%) Apache Flume
14 15 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
14 15 (0.17%) Squid
15 14 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 14 (0.15%) Nmap
15 14 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 208 (2.30%) Puppet
2 155 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 138 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 133 (1.47%) Data Guard
5 113 (1.25%) Control-M
6 87 (0.96%) Tivoli
7 74 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 70 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
9 53 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 52 (0.58%) Nagios
11 46 (0.51%) SCCM
12 41 (0.45%) OpenView
13 32 (0.35%) Vagrant
14 26 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 26 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 24 (0.27%) NetBackup
15 24 (0.27%) SCOM
16 22 (0.24%) Nessus
17 21 (0.23%) CA SiteMinder
18 20 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1022 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 526 (5.82%) SAP
3 450 (4.98%) IBM
4 432 (4.78%) VMware
5 424 (4.69%) HP
6 416 (4.60%) Red Hat
7 354 (3.92%) Informatica
8 338 (3.74%) Sybase
9 285 (3.15%) Business Objects
10 182 (2.01%) Citrix
11 176 (1.95%) Cisco
12 163 (1.80%) Sun
13 153 (1.69%) Siebel
14 140 (1.55%) TIBCO
15 118 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
16 107 (1.18%) Remedy
17 103 (1.14%) Cognos
18 96 (1.06%) Teradata
19 89 (0.98%) Hyperion
20 87 (0.96%) EMC
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £36 per hour or £270 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £439.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cumbria
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £144 - £145 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago