The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4921 4729 5386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.96% 10.15% 10.18%
As % of the Vendors category 21.88% 21.69% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2818 2723 3085
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 87 86
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.58 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £51.00 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -11.20%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22496 21802 24502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.80% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12762 12179 12830
Average daily rate £388 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.44%
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 1002 1111 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 2409 £475 - 455
South East +1 878 £375 -0.06% 179
East of England +12 335 £400 +6.66% 75
Yorkshire -1 286 £375 +17.18% 70
North West +11 281 £375 - 93
South West -10 196 £410 +3.47% 86
West Midlands +3 184 £366 -3.61% 44
East Midlands +7 134 £400 -4.76% 27
North East +1 80 £396 +4.62% 23
Midlands +8 24 £525 -4.54% 2
South Coast +4 3 £350 -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4050 (41.87%) SQL
2 2716 (28.08%) Finance
3 2315 (23.94%) Oracle Database
4 2127 (21.99%) Java
5 1962 (20.29%) UNIX
6 1762 (18.22%) Linux
7 1618 (16.73%) SQL Server
8 1614 (16.69%) PL/SQL
9 1246 (12.88%) Windows
10 1156 (11.95%) .NET
11 1081 (11.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1065 (11.01%) Banking
13 1032 (10.67%) Security Cleared
14 993 (10.27%) Microsoft
15 958 (9.90%) XML
16 943 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
17 926 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
18 837 (8.65%) Oracle EBS
19 834 (8.62%) C#
20 829 (8.57%) HTML
21 820 (8.48%) Migration
22 818 (8.46%) Relational Database
23 816 (8.44%) ETL
24 789 (8.16%) JavaScript
25 787 (8.14%) SC Cleared
26 752 (7.78%) Web Services
27 748 (7.73%) Oracle Reports
28 745 (7.70%) WebLogic
29 712 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
30 691 (7.14%) SOA

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 745 (7.70%) WebLogic
2 465 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 340 (3.52%) Apache
4 312 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 267 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 237 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 198 (2.05%) SAS
8 177 (1.83%) IIS
9 156 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 154 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 141 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
12 117 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
13 96 (0.99%) MS Exchange
14 92 (0.95%) CMS
15 76 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
16 66 (0.68%) MQSeries
17 56 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
18 48 (0.50%) GlassFish
19 47 (0.49%) Confluence
20 46 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 471 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 274 (2.83%) MS Office
3 136 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 129 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 121 (1.25%) MS Project
6 40 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 19 (0.20%) SPSS
9 13 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.062%) Mathematica
11 5 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.052%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.052%) Windchill
11 5 (0.052%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.031%) CATIA
12 3 (0.031%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.021%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.021%) GIMP
13 2 (0.021%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 837 (8.65%) Oracle EBS
2 676 (6.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 351 (3.63%) Oracle Applications
4 285 (2.95%) Oracle Payables
5 261 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 247 (2.55%) Oracle Receivables
7 233 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
8 144 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
9 131 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
10 129 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
11 127 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
12 106 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
13 96 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
14 84 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
15 69 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
16 65 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 65 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 61 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
18 47 (0.49%) RMDS
19 45 (0.47%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 79 (0.82%) SaaS
2 65 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.19%) PaaS
7 17 (0.18%) IaaS
8 14 (0.14%) Office 365
9 13 (0.13%) Taleo
9 13 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (0.11%) GitHub
11 5 (0.052%) Force.com
12 4 (0.041%) Joyent
12 4 (0.041%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.021%) Heroku
13 2 (0.021%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 314 (3.25%) SAN
2 235 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 230 (2.38%) HTTP
4 184 (1.90%) Firewall
5 181 (1.87%) DNS
6 172 (1.78%) LDAP
7 171 (1.77%) Internet
8 115 (1.19%) SSL
9 105 (1.09%) WAN
10 101 (1.04%) NAS
11 98 (1.01%) LAN
12 92 (0.95%) FTP
13 90 (0.93%) HTTPS
14 65 (0.67%) VPN
15 62 (0.64%) DHCP
16 52 (0.54%) Intranet
17 51 (0.53%) SSH
18 36 (0.37%) IPsec
18 36 (0.37%) SMTP
19 32 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2315 (23.94%) Oracle Database
2 1618 (16.73%) SQL Server
3 1081 (11.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 926 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
5 818 (8.46%) Relational Database
6 748 (7.73%) Oracle Reports
7 562 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 449 (4.64%) RDBMS
9 418 (4.32%) MySQL
10 380 (3.93%) Oracle BI EE
11 283 (2.93%) DB2
12 279 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 276 (2.85%) Oracle ODI
14 263 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 189 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 146 (1.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 140 (1.45%) DataStage
18 133 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
19 130 (1.34%) PowerCenter
19 130 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 362 (3.74%) Maven
2 358 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 330 (3.41%) Subversion
4 222 (2.30%) JIRA
5 212 (2.19%) JUnit
6 197 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 193 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 190 (1.96%) Ant
9 185 (1.91%) Jenkins
10 183 (1.89%) Eclipse
11 171 (1.77%) Toad
12 146 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
13 132 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 130 (1.34%) Selenium
15 123 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
16 83 (0.86%) LoadRunner
17 73 (0.75%) TeamCity
18 65 (0.67%) SoapUI
19 64 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
20 60 (0.62%) ClearCase
General
1 2716 (28.08%) Finance
2 1065 (11.01%) Banking
3 495 (5.12%) Retail
3 495 (5.12%) Investment Banking
4 374 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 300 (3.10%) Front Office
6 182 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 178 (1.84%) Marketing
8 145 (1.50%) Billing
9 132 (1.36%) Back Office
10 120 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 108 (1.12%) General Ledger
12 59 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 57 (0.59%) Games
14 56 (0.58%) Advertising
15 47 (0.49%) Legal
16 41 (0.42%) Publishing
17 39 (0.40%) German Language
18 33 (0.34%) Electronics
19 32 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2874 (29.71%) Developer
2 1421 (14.69%) Analyst
3 1011 (10.45%) Consultant
4 927 (9.58%) Architect
5 644 (6.66%) DBA
6 643 (6.65%) Java Developer
7 556 (5.75%) Oracle Developer
8 536 (5.54%) Oracle Consultant
9 518 (5.36%) Project Manager
10 479 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
11 357 (3.69%) Business Analyst
12 315 (3.26%) Administrator
13 308 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
14 275 (2.84%) Test Analyst
15 266 (2.75%) .NET Developer
16 247 (2.55%) Senior Developer
17 215 (2.22%) Support Analyst
18 214 (2.21%) C# Developer
19 202 (2.09%) Tester
20 182 (1.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1156 (11.95%) .NET
2 958 (9.90%) XML
3 829 (8.57%) HTML
4 752 (7.78%) Web Services
5 578 (5.98%) Spring
6 563 (5.82%) J2EE
7 544 (5.62%) Middleware
8 490 (5.07%) ASP.NET
9 442 (4.57%) CSS
10 380 (3.93%) Hibernate
11 342 (3.54%) jQuery
12 317 (3.28%) JSP
13 305 (3.15%) SOAP
14 298 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
15 206 (2.13%) XSLT
16 200 (2.07%) HTML5
17 195 (2.02%) REST
18 179 (1.85%) JMS
19 168 (1.74%) .NET Framework
20 165 (1.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 223 (2.31%) Data Integration
2 215 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 204 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 191 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 190 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 189 (1.95%) Open Source
7 181 (1.87%) Derivative
8 180 (1.86%) Clustering
9 145 (1.50%) Replication
10 129 (1.33%) Mainframe
11 124 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 113 (1.17%) Credit Risk
13 83 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 81 (0.84%) Equities
15 80 (0.83%) Statistics
16 78 (0.81%) NHS
17 68 (0.70%) Mathematics
18 65 (0.67%) Hedge funds
19 59 (0.61%) Mobile App
20 58 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1962 (20.29%) UNIX
2 1762 (18.22%) Linux
3 1246 (12.88%) Windows
4 510 (5.27%) Solaris
5 383 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 245 (2.53%) AIX
7 188 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 170 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 116 (1.20%) Windows XP
10 101 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
11 92 (0.95%) HPUX
12 72 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 59 (0.61%) Windows 2000
14 52 (0.54%) Windows 7
15 46 (0.48%) SUSE
16 41 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (0.32%) SELinux
18 30 (0.31%) Android
19 29 (0.30%) CentOS
20 23 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 943 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
2 820 (8.48%) Migration
3 816 (8.44%) ETL
4 712 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
5 691 (7.14%) SOA
6 617 (6.38%) ITIL
7 613 (6.34%) Data Modelling
8 608 (6.29%) Project Management
9 547 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
10 537 (5.55%) Scrum
11 524 (5.42%) ERP
12 520 (5.38%) CRM
13 481 (4.97%) OO
14 456 (4.71%) TDD
15 412 (4.26%) Data Migration
16 408 (4.22%) E-Commerce
17 393 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
18 369 (3.82%) Workflow
19 346 (3.58%) Analytics
20 339 (3.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4050 (41.87%) SQL
2 2127 (21.99%) Java
3 1614 (16.69%) PL/SQL
4 834 (8.62%) C#
5 789 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 536 (5.54%) Shell Script
7 430 (4.45%) Perl
8 383 (3.96%) Python
9 298 (3.08%) VB
10 272 (2.81%) C++
11 221 (2.28%) T-SQL
12 202 (2.09%) C
13 178 (1.84%) PHP
14 164 (1.70%) Bash Shell
15 136 (1.41%) PowerShell
16 122 (1.26%) VB.NET
17 103 (1.06%) Groovy
18 92 (0.95%) VBA
19 90 (0.93%) VBScript
19 90 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1032 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 787 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 527 (5.45%) Degree
4 287 (2.97%) ISTQB
5 213 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 171 (1.77%) ISEB
7 137 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 110 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 85 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 79 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 61 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
12 58 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 57 (0.59%) PMP
14 39 (0.40%) OCP
15 37 (0.38%) CISSP
16 36 (0.37%) MCSE
17 35 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
17 35 (0.36%) Sun Certification
18 32 (0.33%) CCNA
19 30 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (3.84%) QA
2 196 (2.03%) SLA
3 127 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 60 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 58 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.12%) EMIR
9 11 (0.11%) HL7
10 10 (0.10%) TickIT
10 10 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.083%) Basel III
12 5 (0.052%) COBIT
12 5 (0.052%) GAAP
12 5 (0.052%) FATCA
13 4 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 3 (0.031%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.031%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.021%) Basel II
15 2 (0.021%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 445 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
2 267 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (2.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 214 (2.21%) Active Directory
5 74 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 51 (0.53%) vSphere
7 48 (0.50%) NFS
8 41 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 34 (0.35%) Xen
10 33 (0.34%) vCloud
11 29 (0.30%) Nmap
12 25 (0.26%) XenApp
12 25 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 23 (0.24%) RHEV
14 21 (0.22%) XenServer
15 18 (0.19%) KVM
15 18 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (0.18%) SRDF
17 16 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 14 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 275 (2.84%) Data Guard
2 198 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 183 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 142 (1.47%) Puppet
4 142 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 71 (0.73%) Control-M
6 63 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
7 55 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 44 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 39 (0.40%) SCCM
10 38 (0.39%) NetBackup
11 32 (0.33%) Nessus
12 31 (0.32%) SCOM
12 31 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
13 30 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (0.27%) Nagios
15 25 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
16 23 (0.24%) YUM
17 22 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
18 20 (0.21%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 993 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 628 (6.49%) SAP
3 584 (6.04%) IBM
4 549 (5.68%) HP
5 426 (4.40%) VMware
6 412 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 365 (3.77%) Informatica
8 363 (3.75%) Business Objects
9 358 (3.70%) Sybase
10 295 (3.05%) JBoss
11 221 (2.28%) Cognos
12 201 (2.08%) Siebel
13 200 (2.07%) Citrix
14 180 (1.86%) Sun
15 177 (1.83%) Cisco
16 159 (1.64%) Hyperion
17 134 (1.39%) TIBCO
18 131 (1.35%) EMC
19 125 (1.29%) NetApp
20 115 (1.19%) Remedy
Havant, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Rates negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £477 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
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