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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5169 5053 5552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.12% 10.34% 10.47%
As % of the Vendors category 22.01% 22.14% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3039 2946 3136
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 83 78
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £17.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
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
23490 22821 24519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.97% 46.72% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13500 12999 12854
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1046 1044 1231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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
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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 -1 2591 £465 -0.64% 551
South East +1 840 £375 - 218
East of England +11 387 £400 +6.66% 90
North West +7 311 £350 -2.77% 121
Yorkshire -1 269 £388 +16.98% 91
South West -9 226 £425 +11.11% 59
West Midlands +5 200 £363 -3.33% 43
East Midlands +15 158 £375 +1.69% 22
North East 0 83 £350 -17.64% 6
Midlands -4 20 £525 +40.00% 1
South Coast +7 2 - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 4155 (42.20%) SQL
2 2793 (28.37%) Finance
3 2323 (23.60%) Oracle Database
4 2150 (21.84%) Java
5 1944 (19.75%) UNIX
6 1801 (18.29%) Linux
7 1677 (17.03%) PL/SQL
8 1611 (16.36%) SQL Server
9 1281 (13.01%) Windows
10 1130 (11.48%) .NET
11 1090 (11.07%) Banking
12 1073 (10.90%) Microsoft
13 1058 (10.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 997 (10.13%) Security Cleared
15 990 (10.06%) XML
16 952 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
17 905 (9.19%) Data Warehouse
18 879 (8.93%) Migration
19 867 (8.81%) ETL
20 858 (8.72%) Oracle EBS
21 852 (8.65%) C#
22 822 (8.35%) HTML
23 798 (8.11%) Web Services
24 783 (7.95%) Relational Database
25 782 (7.94%) JavaScript
26 762 (7.74%) Oracle Reports
27 758 (7.70%) WebLogic
28 756 (7.68%) SC Cleared
29 714 (7.25%) SOA
30 707 (7.18%) Oracle EBS R12

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 758 (7.70%) WebLogic
2 493 (5.01%) WebSphere
3 372 (3.78%) Apache
4 344 (3.49%) Tomcat
5 258 (2.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 228 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 187 (1.90%) SAS
7 187 (1.90%) IIS
8 177 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 156 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
10 148 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
11 117 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 98 (1.00%) CMS
13 97 (0.99%) MS Exchange
14 85 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
15 68 (0.69%) MQSeries
16 57 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
17 55 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 52 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
18 52 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 499 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 281 (2.85%) MS Office
3 144 (1.46%) MS Project
4 132 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 116 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 45 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 18 (0.18%) SPSS
9 13 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.091%) Mathematica
11 6 (0.061%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.051%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.041%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.030%) Windchill
15 2 (0.020%) GIMP
15 2 (0.020%) Mingle
16 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.010%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 858 (8.72%) Oracle EBS
2 707 (7.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 345 (3.50%) Oracle Applications
4 305 (3.10%) Oracle Payables
5 297 (3.02%) Oracle General Ledger
6 281 (2.85%) Oracle Receivables
7 241 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
8 161 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
9 159 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
10 141 (1.43%) Oracle Retail
11 132 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
12 107 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
13 97 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
14 87 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
15 84 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 79 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
17 76 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 52 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
19 48 (0.49%) HFM
20 47 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 80 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (0.80%) SaaS
3 68 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (0.30%) PaaS
6 24 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.19%) IaaS
9 14 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (0.13%) Taleo
10 13 (0.13%) GitHub
11 12 (0.12%) Office 365
12 7 (0.071%) Force.com
13 5 (0.051%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.041%) IBM SmartCloud
14 4 (0.041%) Joyent
14 4 (0.041%) Route 53
14 4 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.030%) Heroku
15 3 (0.030%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 326 (3.31%) SAN
2 244 (2.48%) HTTP
3 212 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 193 (1.96%) Firewall
5 171 (1.74%) LDAP
6 170 (1.73%) DNS
7 167 (1.70%) Internet
8 123 (1.25%) SSL
9 104 (1.06%) WAN
10 95 (0.96%) FTP
10 95 (0.96%) NAS
11 93 (0.94%) HTTPS
11 93 (0.94%) LAN
12 67 (0.68%) VPN
13 64 (0.65%) DHCP
14 52 (0.53%) SSH
15 45 (0.46%) Intranet
16 38 (0.39%) SMTP
16 38 (0.39%) Network Security
17 33 (0.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2323 (23.60%) Oracle Database
2 1611 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 1058 (10.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 905 (9.19%) Data Warehouse
5 783 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 762 (7.74%) Oracle Reports
7 539 (5.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 430 (4.37%) MySQL
9 406 (4.12%) RDBMS
10 404 (4.10%) Oracle BI EE
11 325 (3.30%) DB2
12 312 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
13 267 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 262 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 182 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 158 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 148 (1.50%) PowerCenter
18 139 (1.41%) Big Data
19 133 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
20 130 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 355 (3.61%) Maven
2 341 (3.46%) Subversion
3 330 (3.35%) Oracle Forms
4 235 (2.39%) JIRA
5 222 (2.25%) JUnit
6 209 (2.12%) Git (software)
7 185 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 185 (1.88%) Ant
8 179 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 171 (1.74%) Jenkins
10 159 (1.62%) QuickTest Pro
11 158 (1.60%) Toad
12 141 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 129 (1.31%) Selenium
14 107 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
15 78 (0.79%) TeamCity
16 75 (0.76%) ClearCase
17 71 (0.72%) LoadRunner
18 67 (0.68%) Hudson
18 67 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 2793 (28.37%) Finance
2 1090 (11.07%) Banking
3 529 (5.37%) Retail
4 519 (5.27%) Investment Banking
5 346 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 319 (3.24%) Front Office
7 179 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 168 (1.71%) Marketing
9 142 (1.44%) Billing
10 138 (1.40%) Back Office
11 133 (1.35%) General Ledger
12 119 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 67 (0.68%) Advertising
14 63 (0.64%) Games
15 57 (0.58%) Publishing
15 57 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 51 (0.52%) Legal
17 36 (0.37%) Electronics
18 35 (0.36%) Local Government
19 34 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2988 (30.35%) Developer
2 1386 (14.08%) Analyst
3 1030 (10.46%) Consultant
4 1017 (10.33%) Architect
5 688 (6.99%) Java Developer
6 593 (6.02%) DBA
7 567 (5.76%) Oracle Consultant
8 564 (5.73%) Oracle Developer
9 487 (4.95%) Project Manager
10 424 (4.31%) Oracle DBA
11 350 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
12 341 (3.46%) Business Analyst
13 303 (3.08%) Administrator
14 266 (2.70%) .NET Developer
15 259 (2.63%) Test Analyst
15 259 (2.63%) Senior Developer
16 239 (2.43%) Support Analyst
17 211 (2.14%) Tester
17 211 (2.14%) C# Developer
18 181 (1.84%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1130 (11.48%) .NET
2 990 (10.06%) XML
3 822 (8.35%) HTML
4 798 (8.11%) Web Services
5 633 (6.43%) Spring
6 572 (5.81%) J2EE
7 564 (5.73%) Middleware
8 480 (4.88%) ASP.NET
9 427 (4.34%) Hibernate
10 413 (4.20%) CSS
11 352 (3.58%) JSP
12 345 (3.50%) jQuery
13 336 (3.41%) SOAP
14 294 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
15 228 (2.32%) XSLT
16 222 (2.25%) REST
17 206 (2.09%) JMS
18 182 (1.85%) Ajax
19 180 (1.83%) .NET Framework
20 175 (1.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 251 (2.55%) Management Information System
2 243 (2.47%) Data Integration
3 210 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 206 (2.09%) Open Source
5 200 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 191 (1.94%) Derivative
7 188 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 172 (1.75%) Clustering
9 148 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 142 (1.44%) Replication
11 135 (1.37%) Mainframe
12 122 (1.24%) Credit Risk
13 88 (0.89%) Statistics
14 86 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 77 (0.78%) Equities
15 77 (0.78%) Mathematics
16 68 (0.69%) Hedge funds
17 66 (0.67%) NHS
18 62 (0.63%) Market Risk
19 60 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1944 (19.75%) UNIX
2 1801 (18.29%) Linux
3 1281 (13.01%) Windows
4 465 (4.72%) Solaris
5 372 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 245 (2.49%) AIX
7 198 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 176 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 113 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
10 103 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 89 (0.90%) HPUX
12 63 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 63 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 55 (0.56%) Windows 2000
14 49 (0.50%) SUSE
15 44 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (0.35%) SELinux
17 32 (0.33%) Android
18 31 (0.31%) CentOS
19 23 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 952 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
2 879 (8.93%) Migration
3 867 (8.81%) ETL
4 714 (7.25%) SOA
5 693 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
6 646 (6.56%) Data Modelling
7 592 (6.01%) ITIL
7 592 (6.01%) Project Management
8 563 (5.72%) Scrum
9 547 (5.56%) ERP
10 541 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
11 507 (5.15%) CRM
12 479 (4.87%) OO
13 466 (4.73%) TDD
14 443 (4.50%) Data Migration
15 419 (4.26%) E-Commerce
16 418 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 380 (3.86%) MVC
18 359 (3.65%) Workflow
19 345 (3.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4155 (42.20%) SQL
2 2150 (21.84%) Java
3 1677 (17.03%) PL/SQL
4 852 (8.65%) C#
5 782 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 522 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 408 (4.14%) Perl
8 389 (3.95%) Python
9 291 (2.96%) C++
10 286 (2.91%) VB
11 223 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 209 (2.12%) C
13 191 (1.94%) Bash Shell
14 175 (1.78%) PHP
15 139 (1.41%) PowerShell
16 105 (1.07%) VBScript
17 104 (1.06%) VBA
18 102 (1.04%) VB.NET
19 93 (0.94%) Korn
20 89 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 997 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 756 (7.68%) SC Cleared
3 519 (5.27%) Degree
4 295 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 208 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 183 (1.86%) ISEB
7 133 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 123 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 80 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 74 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 69 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 59 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
13 56 (0.57%) PMP
14 40 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
15 38 (0.39%) CISSP
15 38 (0.39%) MCSE
16 37 (0.38%) CCNA
17 31 (0.31%) Sun Certification
18 29 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 29 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 395 (4.01%) QA
2 159 (1.62%) SLA
3 123 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 62 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 53 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 30 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.11%) Solvency II
10 9 (0.091%) Basel III
11 7 (0.071%) EMIR
12 6 (0.061%) COBIT
12 6 (0.061%) GAAP
13 4 (0.041%) HL7
14 3 (0.030%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.030%) TickIT
14 3 (0.030%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.030%) FATCA
14 3 (0.030%) COREP
14 3 (0.030%) FINREP
System Software
1 419 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
2 257 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 218 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 59 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 54 (0.55%) vSphere
6 42 (0.43%) NFS
7 35 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 32 (0.33%) XenApp
9 30 (0.30%) vCloud
10 27 (0.27%) Xen
10 27 (0.27%) Nmap
11 21 (0.21%) RHEV
12 18 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 17 (0.17%) XenServer
14 14 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 14 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (0.13%) SRDF
16 12 (0.12%) Samba
16 12 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 244 (2.48%) Data Guard
2 193 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 189 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 159 (1.62%) Puppet
5 129 (1.31%) Tivoli
6 81 (0.82%) Control-M
7 70 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
8 52 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 43 (0.44%) SCCM
10 37 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 33 (0.34%) Nagios
12 32 (0.33%) NetBackup
13 31 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
13 31 (0.31%) SCOM
14 29 (0.29%) Nessus
15 28 (0.28%) OpenSSO
16 27 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 27 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
17 25 (0.25%) BladeLogic
18 23 (0.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1073 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 650 (6.60%) SAP
3 563 (5.72%) IBM
4 551 (5.60%) HP
5 429 (4.36%) VMware
6 424 (4.31%) Red Hat
7 394 (4.00%) Informatica
8 358 (3.64%) Sybase
9 354 (3.60%) Business Objects
10 311 (3.16%) JBoss
11 209 (2.12%) Citrix
12 195 (1.98%) Cognos
13 191 (1.94%) Siebel
14 180 (1.83%) Cisco
14 180 (1.83%) Sun
15 157 (1.59%) Hyperion
16 127 (1.29%) TIBCO
16 127 (1.29%) Remedy
17 119 (1.21%) ATG
18 118 (1.20%) EMC
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