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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4880 5083 5508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.15% 10.61% 11.02%
As % of the Vendors category 20.32% 23.04% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3012 3029 3159
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 82 99
Average hourly rate £34.11 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £52.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
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 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -3 2322 £460 -1.91% 457
South East -4 815 £400 +6.66% 198
East of England +8 395 £400 +11.88% 75
North West +8 334 £375 +4.16% 93
Yorkshire -4 289 £350 +7.69% 95
South West -3 246 £418 +15.97% 102
West Midlands +1 202 £365 -2.66% 66
East Midlands +1 144 £350 +9.37% 23
North East -8 103 £350 -6.66% 11
Midlands -10 12 £500 +33.33% 5
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4108 (42.03%) SQL
2 2657 (27.18%) Finance
3 2169 (22.19%) Oracle Database
4 2129 (21.78%) Java
5 1974 (20.19%) UNIX
6 1802 (18.43%) Linux
7 1703 (17.42%) PL/SQL
8 1452 (14.85%) SQL Server
9 1433 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
10 1303 (13.33%) Windows
11 1132 (11.58%) Microsoft
12 1108 (11.34%) Banking
13 1102 (11.27%) .NET
14 1077 (11.02%) Security Cleared
15 975 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
16 963 (9.85%) XML
17 932 (9.53%) Oracle Database 11g
18 930 (9.51%) Migration
19 920 (9.41%) ETL
20 899 (9.20%) Oracle EBS
21 895 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
22 882 (9.02%) HTML
23 850 (8.70%) C#
24 803 (8.21%) JavaScript
25 802 (8.20%) Relational Database
26 801 (8.19%) SC Cleared
27 795 (8.13%) Web Services
28 762 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
29 746 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
30 743 (7.60%) WebLogic

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 743 (7.60%) WebLogic
2 467 (4.78%) WebSphere
3 387 (3.96%) Apache
4 372 (3.81%) Tomcat
5 345 (3.53%) JBoss
6 285 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 201 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 200 (2.05%) SAS
9 195 (1.99%) IIS
10 180 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 131 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
12 121 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
13 120 (1.23%) CMS
14 104 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
15 86 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
16 70 (0.72%) MS Exchange
17 57 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 57 (0.58%) GlassFish
18 54 (0.55%) MQSeries
19 53 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 535 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 295 (3.02%) MS Office
3 144 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 138 (1.41%) MS Project
5 109 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 55 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.14%) SPSS
8 10 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.092%) Mathematica
9 9 (0.092%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.061%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.031%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.020%) GIMP
15 1 (0.010%) Mingle
15 1 (0.010%) MotionBuilder
15 1 (0.010%) HumanIK
15 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.010%) Maya
Business Applications
1 899 (9.20%) Oracle EBS
2 690 (7.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 332 (3.40%) Oracle Applications
4 280 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
5 259 (2.65%) Oracle General Ledger
6 258 (2.64%) Oracle Receivables
7 228 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
8 181 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
9 134 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
9 134 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
10 119 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
11 104 (1.06%) Oracle iProcurement
12 98 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
13 97 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
14 86 (0.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 70 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 54 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
17 51 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
18 50 (0.51%) Agresso
19 41 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 82 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 76 (0.78%) SaaS
4 57 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (0.50%) PaaS
6 26 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 22 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (0.12%) IaaS
9 12 (0.12%) Office 365
10 11 (0.11%) GitHub
11 10 (0.10%) Force.com
12 9 (0.092%) Route 53
12 9 (0.092%) Taleo
13 8 (0.082%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.041%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.031%) Heroku
16 3 (0.031%) SuccessFactors
17 2 (0.020%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 332 (3.40%) SAN
2 253 (2.59%) HTTP
3 197 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 195 (1.99%) Firewall
5 187 (1.91%) LDAP
6 165 (1.69%) DNS
7 156 (1.60%) Internet
8 127 (1.30%) SSL
9 110 (1.13%) NAS
10 107 (1.09%) WAN
11 103 (1.05%) FTP
12 95 (0.97%) HTTPS
13 94 (0.96%) LAN
14 61 (0.62%) DHCP
15 51 (0.52%) VPN
16 48 (0.49%) SSH
17 43 (0.44%) Intranet
18 36 (0.37%) Network Security
19 35 (0.36%) SMTP
20 30 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2169 (22.19%) Oracle Database
2 1452 (14.85%) SQL Server
3 932 (9.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 895 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
5 802 (8.20%) Relational Database
6 746 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
7 497 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 467 (4.78%) MySQL
9 445 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 419 (4.29%) RDBMS
11 359 (3.67%) DB2
12 340 (3.48%) Oracle ODI
13 234 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 223 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 169 (1.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 155 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 153 (1.57%) Big Data
18 151 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
19 140 (1.43%) QlikView
19 140 (1.43%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 353 (3.61%) Maven
2 340 (3.48%) Subversion
3 295 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
4 229 (2.34%) JIRA
5 223 (2.28%) JUnit
6 201 (2.06%) Ant
7 187 (1.91%) Git (software)
8 168 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 160 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 149 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
11 145 (1.48%) Eclipse
11 145 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
12 139 (1.42%) Jenkins
13 138 (1.41%) Toad
14 119 (1.22%) Selenium
15 77 (0.79%) ClearCase
16 70 (0.72%) Hudson
17 69 (0.71%) TeamCity
18 63 (0.64%) SoapUI
19 61 (0.62%) LoadRunner
General
1 2657 (27.18%) Finance
2 1108 (11.34%) Banking
3 522 (5.34%) Investment Banking
4 502 (5.14%) Retail
5 345 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 325 (3.32%) Front Office
7 165 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 143 (1.46%) Marketing
9 137 (1.40%) Back Office
10 126 (1.29%) General Ledger
11 117 (1.20%) Billing
12 113 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 76 (0.78%) Games
14 73 (0.75%) Advertising
15 67 (0.69%) Legal
16 66 (0.68%) Publishing
17 53 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 38 (0.39%) Local Government
19 32 (0.33%) Electronics
20 30 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3014 (30.83%) Developer
2 1347 (13.78%) Analyst
3 1088 (11.13%) Architect
4 1024 (10.48%) Consultant
5 741 (7.58%) Java Developer
6 602 (6.16%) Oracle Developer
7 552 (5.65%) Oracle Consultant
8 494 (5.05%) DBA
9 445 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 362 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
11 355 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
12 321 (3.28%) Business Analyst
13 285 (2.92%) Administrator
14 278 (2.84%) Senior Developer
15 253 (2.59%) .NET Developer
16 247 (2.53%) Support Analyst
17 238 (2.43%) Test Analyst
18 201 (2.06%) Tester
19 200 (2.05%) Technical Architect
20 194 (1.98%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1102 (11.27%) .NET
2 963 (9.85%) XML
3 882 (9.02%) HTML
4 795 (8.13%) Web Services
5 635 (6.50%) Spring
6 597 (6.11%) Middleware
7 538 (5.50%) J2EE
8 442 (4.52%) Hibernate
9 437 (4.47%) ASP.NET
10 423 (4.33%) CSS
11 379 (3.88%) JSP
12 353 (3.61%) SOAP
13 345 (3.53%) jQuery
14 315 (3.22%) Oracle Fusion
15 233 (2.38%) JMS
16 227 (2.32%) REST
17 212 (2.17%) XSLT
18 201 (2.06%) Ajax
19 185 (1.89%) Java EE
20 180 (1.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 762 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 240 (2.46%) Data Integration
4 207 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
4 207 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 198 (2.03%) Derivative
6 190 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 187 (1.91%) Open Source
8 167 (1.71%) Clustering
9 159 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 158 (1.62%) Fixed Income
11 137 (1.40%) Mainframe
12 136 (1.39%) Replication
13 105 (1.07%) Credit Risk
14 90 (0.92%) User Experience
15 85 (0.87%) N-Tier
16 82 (0.84%) Statistics
17 77 (0.79%) Equities
18 76 (0.78%) Mathematics
19 73 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1974 (20.19%) UNIX
2 1802 (18.43%) Linux
3 1303 (13.33%) Windows
4 375 (3.84%) Solaris
5 337 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 243 (2.49%) AIX
7 200 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 178 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 134 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
10 103 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 76 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 73 (0.75%) HPUX
13 49 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 48 (0.49%) SUSE
15 44 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 43 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 41 (0.42%) Windows 2000
17 41 (0.42%) SELinux
18 34 (0.35%) Android
19 24 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1433 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
2 975 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
3 930 (9.51%) Migration
4 920 (9.41%) ETL
5 732 (7.49%) SOA
6 677 (6.93%) Data Modelling
7 606 (6.20%) Project Management
8 598 (6.12%) ITIL
9 572 (5.85%) Scrum
10 560 (5.73%) ERP
11 531 (5.43%) CRM
12 482 (4.93%) TDD
13 481 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
14 449 (4.59%) Data Migration
15 423 (4.33%) OO
16 409 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 404 (4.13%) MVC
18 403 (4.12%) Workflow
19 374 (3.83%) E-Commerce
20 362 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4108 (42.03%) SQL
2 2129 (21.78%) Java
3 1703 (17.42%) PL/SQL
4 850 (8.70%) C#
5 803 (8.21%) JavaScript
6 589 (6.03%) Shell Script
7 406 (4.15%) Perl
8 381 (3.90%) Python
9 329 (3.37%) C++
10 287 (2.94%) VB
11 227 (2.32%) C
12 196 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 183 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 151 (1.54%) PHP
15 135 (1.38%) PowerShell
16 119 (1.22%) VBScript
17 108 (1.10%) Ruby
18 101 (1.03%) Korn
19 96 (0.98%) VB.NET
20 92 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1077 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 801 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 486 (4.97%) Degree
4 274 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 229 (2.34%) DV Cleared
6 169 (1.73%) ISEB
7 122 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 122 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 76 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 64 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 63 (0.64%) PMI Certification
11 51 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
12 47 (0.48%) CISSP
13 42 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
13 42 (0.43%) PMP
14 35 (0.36%) CCNA
15 31 (0.32%) MCSE
16 30 (0.31%) MCITP
17 28 (0.29%) Sun Certification
17 28 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (3.89%) QA
2 151 (1.54%) SLA
3 110 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 61 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 58 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.10%) Basel III
9 10 (0.10%) COBIT
10 9 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.051%) WAI
11 5 (0.051%) GAAP
11 5 (0.051%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.041%) Basel II
13 3 (0.031%) TickIT
13 3 (0.031%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.031%) COREP
13 3 (0.031%) FINREP
System Software
1 382 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
2 289 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 230 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 179 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 61 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 43 (0.44%) vSphere
7 40 (0.41%) NFS
8 34 (0.35%) vCloud
9 32 (0.33%) XenApp
10 29 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 25 (0.26%) Firmware
12 22 (0.23%) Nmap
12 22 (0.23%) XenServer
13 20 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 17 (0.17%) RHEV
15 15 (0.15%) Xen
15 15 (0.15%) Terminal Services
16 14 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (0.14%) Samba
17 13 (0.13%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 203 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 185 (1.89%) Puppet
3 181 (1.85%) Data Guard
4 164 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 115 (1.18%) Tivoli
6 101 (1.03%) Control-M
7 91 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
8 57 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 53 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 39 (0.40%) OpenView
11 37 (0.38%) SCCM
12 35 (0.36%) Nagios
13 30 (0.31%) Nessus
13 30 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
14 27 (0.28%) Vagrant
14 27 (0.28%) BladeLogic
15 26 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
16 25 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 23 (0.24%) SCOM
17 23 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1132 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 612 (6.26%) SAP
3 553 (5.66%) HP
4 540 (5.52%) IBM
5 458 (4.69%) VMware
6 406 (4.15%) Informatica
7 405 (4.14%) Red Hat
8 359 (3.67%) Sybase
9 336 (3.44%) Business Objects
10 220 (2.25%) Citrix
11 211 (2.16%) Siebel
12 184 (1.88%) Cisco
13 181 (1.85%) Cognos
14 176 (1.80%) Sun
15 133 (1.36%) Remedy
16 129 (1.32%) Hyperion
17 121 (1.24%) TIBCO
18 114 (1.17%) Teradata
19 107 (1.09%) EMC
20 104 (1.06%) ATG
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