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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5165 4957 5459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.14% 10.19% 10.28%
As % of the Vendors category 22.06% 21.79% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3000 2882 3102
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 83 78
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.10 £17.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £52.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 2559 £470 +1.07% 515
South East +1 849 £375 - 191
East of England +10 392 £400 +6.66% 92
North West +8 322 £353 -1.86% 100
Yorkshire -1 270 £388 +19.23% 77
South West -9 219 £425 +11.11% 78
West Midlands +4 205 £363 -6.45% 43
East Midlands +13 149 £375 -6.83% 30
North East 0 89 £350 -17.64% 8
Midlands +1 21 £525 +40.00% 1
South Coast +5 2 £350 -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4086 (42.06%) SQL
2 2763 (28.44%) Finance
3 2309 (23.77%) Oracle Database
4 2163 (22.27%) Java
5 1940 (19.97%) UNIX
6 1792 (18.45%) Linux
7 1648 (16.97%) PL/SQL
8 1591 (16.38%) SQL Server
9 1251 (12.88%) Windows
10 1126 (11.59%) .NET
11 1068 (10.99%) Banking
12 1055 (10.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1034 (10.64%) Microsoft
14 992 (10.21%) Security Cleared
15 980 (10.09%) XML
16 945 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
17 903 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
18 863 (8.88%) ETL
19 858 (8.83%) Migration
20 836 (8.61%) Oracle EBS
21 832 (8.56%) C#
22 820 (8.44%) HTML
23 796 (8.19%) Relational Database
24 787 (8.10%) Web Services
25 773 (7.96%) JavaScript
26 758 (7.80%) WebLogic
27 756 (7.78%) Oracle Reports
28 753 (7.75%) SC Cleared
29 703 (7.24%) SOA
29 703 (7.24%) Agile Software Development

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.80%) WebLogic
2 484 (4.98%) WebSphere
3 361 (3.72%) Apache
4 337 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 255 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 219 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 189 (1.95%) SAS
8 180 (1.85%) IIS
9 177 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 154 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 147 (1.51%) Oracle Service Bus
12 116 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 100 (1.03%) CMS
14 95 (0.98%) MS Exchange
15 81 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
16 69 (0.71%) MQSeries
17 56 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
18 53 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 51 (0.53%) GlassFish
20 49 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 483 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 276 (2.84%) MS Office
3 136 (1.40%) MS Project
4 130 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 114 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 44 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 17 (0.18%) SPSS
9 13 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.093%) Mathematica
11 5 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.051%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.051%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.041%) Windchill
13 2 (0.021%) GIMP
13 2 (0.021%) Mingle
13 2 (0.021%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.021%) CATIA
14 1 (0.010%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 836 (8.61%) Oracle EBS
2 689 (7.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 335 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
4 292 (3.01%) Oracle Payables
5 284 (2.92%) Oracle General Ledger
6 268 (2.76%) Oracle Receivables
7 230 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
8 157 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
9 151 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
10 136 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
11 122 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
12 110 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
13 90 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
14 85 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
15 82 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
16 75 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 66 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 53 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
19 45 (0.46%) Oracle Payroll
20 44 (0.45%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 79 (0.81%) SaaS
2 75 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (0.28%) PaaS
6 26 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.20%) IaaS
7 19 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 13 (0.13%) Taleo
10 12 (0.12%) GitHub
10 12 (0.12%) Office 365
11 7 (0.072%) Force.com
12 5 (0.051%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.041%) IBM SmartCloud
13 4 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.041%) Joyent
14 3 (0.031%) Route 53
14 3 (0.031%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.031%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 310 (3.19%) SAN
2 243 (2.50%) HTTP
3 216 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 189 (1.95%) Firewall
5 176 (1.81%) LDAP
6 172 (1.77%) DNS
7 164 (1.69%) Internet
8 124 (1.28%) SSL
9 106 (1.09%) WAN
10 95 (0.98%) LAN
11 92 (0.95%) FTP
11 92 (0.95%) HTTPS
12 87 (0.90%) NAS
13 66 (0.68%) VPN
14 62 (0.64%) DHCP
15 54 (0.56%) SSH
16 45 (0.46%) Intranet
17 40 (0.41%) SMTP
18 36 (0.37%) Network Security
19 32 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2309 (23.77%) Oracle Database
2 1591 (16.38%) SQL Server
3 1055 (10.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 903 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
5 796 (8.19%) Relational Database
6 756 (7.78%) Oracle Reports
7 528 (5.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 437 (4.50%) MySQL
9 413 (4.25%) RDBMS
10 385 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
11 310 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
12 304 (3.13%) DB2
13 267 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 261 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 181 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 156 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 143 (1.47%) PowerCenter
18 135 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
19 128 (1.32%) Big Data
20 127 (1.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 357 (3.68%) Maven
2 335 (3.45%) Subversion
3 334 (3.44%) Oracle Forms
4 238 (2.45%) JIRA
5 219 (2.25%) JUnit
6 210 (2.16%) Git (software)
7 185 (1.90%) Ant
8 184 (1.89%) Visual Studio
9 176 (1.81%) Jenkins
9 176 (1.81%) Eclipse
10 163 (1.68%) Toad
11 161 (1.66%) QuickTest Pro
12 141 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 128 (1.32%) Selenium
14 109 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
15 81 (0.83%) TeamCity
16 74 (0.76%) LoadRunner
17 72 (0.74%) ClearCase
18 65 (0.67%) SoapUI
19 64 (0.66%) ClearQuest
General
1 2763 (28.44%) Finance
2 1068 (10.99%) Banking
3 526 (5.41%) Retail
4 509 (5.24%) Investment Banking
5 352 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 315 (3.24%) Front Office
7 182 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 168 (1.73%) Marketing
9 146 (1.50%) Billing
10 137 (1.41%) Back Office
11 126 (1.30%) General Ledger
12 123 (1.27%) Financial Institution
13 66 (0.68%) Advertising
14 65 (0.67%) Games
15 62 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 55 (0.57%) Publishing
17 49 (0.50%) Legal
18 36 (0.37%) German Language
18 36 (0.37%) Electronics
19 33 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2922 (30.08%) Developer
2 1393 (14.34%) Analyst
3 1009 (10.39%) Consultant
4 972 (10.01%) Architect
5 673 (6.93%) Java Developer
6 597 (6.15%) DBA
7 557 (5.73%) Oracle Developer
8 540 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
9 503 (5.18%) Project Manager
10 433 (4.46%) Oracle DBA
11 339 (3.49%) Business Analyst
12 321 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
13 301 (3.10%) Administrator
14 261 (2.69%) Test Analyst
15 259 (2.67%) Senior Developer
16 257 (2.65%) .NET Developer
17 234 (2.41%) Support Analyst
18 212 (2.18%) Tester
19 202 (2.08%) C# Developer
20 183 (1.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1126 (11.59%) .NET
2 980 (10.09%) XML
3 820 (8.44%) HTML
4 787 (8.10%) Web Services
5 634 (6.53%) Spring
6 572 (5.89%) J2EE
7 557 (5.73%) Middleware
8 476 (4.90%) ASP.NET
9 423 (4.35%) Hibernate
10 414 (4.26%) CSS
11 343 (3.53%) JSP
12 340 (3.50%) jQuery
13 331 (3.41%) SOAP
14 293 (3.02%) Oracle Fusion
15 229 (2.36%) XSLT
16 217 (2.23%) REST
17 206 (2.12%) JMS
18 178 (1.83%) .NET Framework
19 177 (1.82%) HTML5
20 175 (1.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 241 (2.48%) Data Integration
2 230 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 206 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 202 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 201 (2.07%) Open Source
6 196 (2.02%) Derivative
6 196 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 166 (1.71%) Clustering
8 146 (1.50%) Fixed Income
9 143 (1.47%) Replication
10 133 (1.37%) Mainframe
11 123 (1.27%) Credit Risk
12 86 (0.89%) Statistics
13 83 (0.85%) N-Tier
14 79 (0.81%) Equities
15 72 (0.74%) Mathematics
16 68 (0.70%) NHS
17 67 (0.69%) Hedge funds
18 62 (0.64%) Market Risk
18 62 (0.64%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1940 (19.97%) UNIX
2 1792 (18.45%) Linux
3 1251 (12.88%) Windows
4 471 (4.85%) Solaris
5 377 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 240 (2.47%) AIX
7 189 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 166 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 111 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
10 104 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 92 (0.95%) HPUX
12 65 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 56 (0.58%) Windows 2000
14 54 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 46 (0.47%) SUSE
16 39 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (0.34%) SELinux
18 31 (0.32%) CentOS
18 31 (0.32%) Android
19 24 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 945 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
2 863 (8.88%) ETL
3 858 (8.83%) Migration
4 703 (7.24%) SOA
4 703 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
5 620 (6.38%) Data Modelling
6 597 (6.15%) Project Management
7 586 (6.03%) ITIL
8 561 (5.78%) Scrum
9 538 (5.54%) ERP
10 537 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
11 503 (5.18%) CRM
12 471 (4.85%) OO
13 465 (4.79%) TDD
14 435 (4.48%) Data Migration
15 426 (4.39%) E-Commerce
16 414 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 367 (3.78%) MVC
18 355 (3.65%) Workflow
19 345 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4086 (42.06%) SQL
2 2163 (22.27%) Java
3 1648 (16.97%) PL/SQL
4 832 (8.56%) C#
5 773 (7.96%) JavaScript
6 520 (5.35%) Shell Script
7 420 (4.32%) Perl
8 383 (3.94%) Python
9 292 (3.01%) VB
10 278 (2.86%) C++
11 220 (2.26%) T-SQL
12 195 (2.01%) C
13 185 (1.90%) Bash Shell
14 178 (1.83%) PHP
15 128 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 105 (1.08%) VB.NET
16 105 (1.08%) VBScript
17 98 (1.01%) VBA
18 93 (0.96%) Groovy
19 91 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 992 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 753 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 510 (5.25%) Degree
4 293 (3.02%) ISTQB
5 203 (2.09%) DV Cleared
6 179 (1.84%) ISEB
7 136 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 119 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 84 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 80 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 62 (0.64%) PMP
12 60 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
14 38 (0.39%) CISSP
15 37 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
16 35 (0.36%) CCNA
17 34 (0.35%) MCSE
18 32 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 31 (0.32%) Sun Certification
20 30 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (4.09%) QA
2 160 (1.65%) SLA
3 128 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 57 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 50 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.11%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.10%) Basel III
9 9 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.082%) EMIR
11 7 (0.072%) COBIT
11 7 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.062%) GAAP
13 5 (0.051%) HL7
14 3 (0.031%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.031%) TickIT
14 3 (0.031%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.031%) FATCA
14 3 (0.031%) COREP
14 3 (0.031%) FINREP
System Software
1 423 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 255 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 216 (2.22%) Active Directory
5 60 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 54 (0.56%) vSphere
7 39 (0.40%) NFS
8 38 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 30 (0.31%) vCloud
9 30 (0.31%) Xen
10 29 (0.30%) XenApp
11 26 (0.27%) Nmap
12 21 (0.22%) RHEV
13 20 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (0.16%) XenServer
15 15 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 13 (0.13%) SRDF
16 13 (0.13%) KVM
17 12 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 252 (2.59%) Data Guard
2 191 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 187 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
4 154 (1.59%) Puppet
5 130 (1.34%) Tivoli
6 79 (0.81%) Control-M
7 70 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
8 49 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 38 (0.39%) SCCM
10 35 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
11 34 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 32 (0.33%) NetBackup
13 31 (0.32%) Nagios
13 31 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
14 30 (0.31%) SCOM
15 29 (0.30%) Nessus
16 27 (0.28%) OpenSSO
16 27 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
17 24 (0.25%) Vagrant
17 24 (0.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1034 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 632 (6.51%) SAP
3 554 (5.70%) HP
4 553 (5.69%) IBM
5 422 (4.34%) Red Hat
6 419 (4.31%) VMware
7 376 (3.87%) Informatica
8 359 (3.70%) Sybase
9 343 (3.53%) Business Objects
10 308 (3.17%) JBoss
11 200 (2.06%) Cognos
12 198 (2.04%) Citrix
13 189 (1.95%) Siebel
14 173 (1.78%) Cisco
15 167 (1.72%) Sun
16 153 (1.58%) Hyperion
17 129 (1.33%) TIBCO
18 127 (1.31%) Remedy
19 123 (1.27%) EMC
20 121 (1.25%) ATG
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