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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4938 5096 5672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.50% 10.59% 10.74%
As % of the Vendors category 20.96% 22.88% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2999 3037 3145
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 106
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 £13.16 £13.73 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.40 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
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
23560 22273 24622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 46.29% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13717 12890 12929
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -
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 1107 1020 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 2408 £450 -5.26% 477
South East -2 798 £385 +2.66% 192
East of England +10 378 £400 +7.74% 90
North West +7 326 £373 +2.75% 98
Yorkshire -2 281 £375 +17.18% 96
South West -3 232 £420 +10.23% 85
West Midlands +4 182 £365 -2.66% 40
East Midlands +10 166 £350 -5.08% 36
North East -3 98 £336 -15.93% 10
Midlands -5 15 £525 +40.00%
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 4128 (42.37%) SQL
2 2730 (28.02%) Finance
3 2222 (22.81%) Oracle Database
4 2117 (21.73%) Java
5 1905 (19.55%) UNIX
6 1821 (18.69%) Linux
7 1654 (16.98%) PL/SQL
8 1510 (15.50%) SQL Server
9 1389 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
10 1285 (13.19%) Windows
11 1128 (11.58%) .NET
12 1117 (11.47%) Microsoft
13 1112 (11.41%) Banking
14 1010 (10.37%) Security Cleared
15 966 (9.92%) XML
16 958 (9.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 931 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
18 905 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
19 882 (9.05%) ETL
19 882 (9.05%) Migration
20 868 (8.91%) Oracle EBS
21 853 (8.76%) C#
22 826 (8.48%) HTML
23 792 (8.13%) Web Services
24 789 (8.10%) JavaScript
25 784 (8.05%) Relational Database
26 765 (7.85%) SC Cleared
27 757 (7.77%) WebLogic
28 743 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
29 733 (7.52%) Analytical Skills

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 757 (7.77%) WebLogic
2 482 (4.95%) WebSphere
3 365 (3.75%) Apache
4 348 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 266 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 218 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 191 (1.96%) IIS
8 177 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 174 (1.79%) SAS
10 138 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
11 131 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
12 109 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
13 107 (1.10%) CMS
14 87 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
15 82 (0.84%) MS Exchange
16 61 (0.63%) MQSeries
17 60 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 56 (0.57%) GlassFish
19 53 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
20 49 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 493 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 286 (2.94%) MS Office
3 140 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 140 (1.44%) MS Project
4 113 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.15%) SPSS
7 14 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.092%) Mathematica
10 7 (0.072%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.031%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.021%) Mingle
13 2 (0.021%) Windchill
13 2 (0.021%) GIMP
14 1 (0.010%) FastStats
14 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.010%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 868 (8.91%) Oracle EBS
2 691 (7.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 328 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
4 280 (2.87%) Oracle Payables
5 272 (2.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 267 (2.74%) Oracle Receivables
7 231 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
8 180 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
9 152 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
10 128 (1.31%) Oracle Retail
11 112 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
12 110 (1.13%) Oracle 11i
13 99 (1.02%) Oracle iProcurement
14 92 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
15 85 (0.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 72 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 66 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
18 50 (0.51%) Agresso
18 50 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
19 47 (0.48%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 77 (0.79%) SaaS
2 76 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 61 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (0.44%) PaaS
6 23 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 17 (0.17%) IaaS
9 15 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 14 (0.14%) Office 365
11 13 (0.13%) Taleo
12 11 (0.11%) GitHub
13 8 (0.082%) Force.com
14 7 (0.072%) Google Apps
15 5 (0.051%) Route 53
16 4 (0.041%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.041%) Joyent
17 3 (0.031%) SuccessFactors
17 3 (0.031%) Amazon SQS
17 3 (0.031%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 320 (3.28%) SAN
2 255 (2.62%) HTTP
3 207 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 179 (1.84%) Firewall
5 176 (1.81%) LDAP
6 170 (1.75%) DNS
7 167 (1.71%) Internet
8 122 (1.25%) SSL
9 101 (1.04%) WAN
10 95 (0.98%) NAS
11 94 (0.96%) FTP
12 91 (0.93%) HTTPS
13 88 (0.90%) LAN
14 63 (0.65%) DHCP
15 58 (0.60%) VPN
16 52 (0.53%) SSH
17 44 (0.45%) Intranet
18 39 (0.40%) SMTP
19 34 (0.35%) Network Security
20 32 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2222 (22.81%) Oracle Database
2 1510 (15.50%) SQL Server
3 958 (9.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 905 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
5 784 (8.05%) Relational Database
6 743 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
7 512 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 431 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
9 421 (4.32%) MySQL
10 409 (4.20%) RDBMS
11 339 (3.48%) DB2
12 325 (3.34%) Oracle ODI
13 242 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 236 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 163 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 158 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 154 (1.58%) PowerCenter
18 146 (1.50%) Big Data
19 138 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
20 135 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 353 (3.62%) Maven
2 337 (3.46%) Subversion
3 307 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
4 234 (2.40%) JUnit
5 221 (2.27%) JIRA
6 203 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 189 (1.94%) Ant
8 176 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 163 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 160 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
11 158 (1.62%) Toad
12 155 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 150 (1.54%) Jenkins
14 126 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
15 120 (1.23%) Selenium
16 72 (0.74%) ClearCase
17 70 (0.72%) LoadRunner
18 69 (0.71%) TeamCity
19 66 (0.68%) SoapUI
20 64 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 2730 (28.02%) Finance
2 1112 (11.41%) Banking
3 512 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 497 (5.10%) Retail
5 348 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 322 (3.31%) Front Office
7 161 (1.65%) Marketing
8 156 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 139 (1.43%) Back Office
10 128 (1.31%) Billing
11 125 (1.28%) General Ledger
12 124 (1.27%) Financial Institution
13 68 (0.70%) Advertising
14 64 (0.66%) Games
15 58 (0.60%) Publishing
16 55 (0.56%) Legal
17 53 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 36 (0.37%) Local Government
19 33 (0.34%) Automotive
19 33 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2999 (30.78%) Developer
2 1351 (13.87%) Analyst
3 1022 (10.49%) Architect
4 1006 (10.33%) Consultant
5 728 (7.47%) Java Developer
6 595 (6.11%) Oracle Developer
7 550 (5.65%) Oracle Consultant
8 543 (5.57%) DBA
9 485 (4.98%) Project Manager
10 391 (4.01%) Oracle DBA
11 330 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
12 318 (3.26%) Business Analyst
13 294 (3.02%) Administrator
14 265 (2.72%) Senior Developer
15 264 (2.71%) .NET Developer
16 248 (2.55%) Test Analyst
17 233 (2.39%) Support Analyst
18 209 (2.15%) Tester
19 190 (1.95%) C# Developer
20 184 (1.89%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1128 (11.58%) .NET
2 966 (9.92%) XML
3 826 (8.48%) HTML
4 792 (8.13%) Web Services
5 624 (6.41%) Spring
6 590 (6.06%) Middleware
7 551 (5.66%) J2EE
8 467 (4.79%) ASP.NET
9 438 (4.50%) Hibernate
10 395 (4.05%) CSS
11 372 (3.82%) JSP
12 349 (3.58%) SOAP
13 340 (3.49%) jQuery
14 305 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
15 237 (2.43%) JMS
15 237 (2.43%) REST
16 230 (2.36%) XSLT
17 207 (2.12%) Ajax
18 186 (1.91%) .NET Framework
19 183 (1.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 733 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 239 (2.45%) Data Integration
4 210 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 206 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 199 (2.04%) Open Source
7 185 (1.90%) Derivative
8 179 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 172 (1.77%) Clustering
10 157 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 146 (1.50%) Fixed Income
12 144 (1.48%) Replication
13 133 (1.37%) Mainframe
14 110 (1.13%) Credit Risk
15 89 (0.91%) User Experience
16 88 (0.90%) N-Tier
17 87 (0.89%) Mathematics
17 87 (0.89%) Statistics
18 72 (0.74%) Equities
19 71 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1905 (19.55%) UNIX
2 1821 (18.69%) Linux
3 1285 (13.19%) Windows
4 399 (4.10%) Solaris
5 358 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 239 (2.45%) AIX
7 197 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 172 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 128 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
10 101 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 71 (0.73%) HPUX
12 68 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 55 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 52 (0.53%) Windows 2000
15 47 (0.48%) SUSE
16 44 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (0.39%) SELinux
18 34 (0.35%) Android
19 31 (0.32%) Mac OS X
20 23 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1389 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
2 931 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
3 882 (9.05%) ETL
3 882 (9.05%) Migration
4 731 (7.50%) SOA
5 637 (6.54%) Data Modelling
6 611 (6.27%) ITIL
7 599 (6.15%) Project Management
8 573 (5.88%) Scrum
9 559 (5.74%) ERP
10 514 (5.28%) CRM
11 501 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
12 459 (4.71%) TDD
13 455 (4.67%) OO
14 435 (4.47%) Data Migration
15 430 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 408 (4.19%) E-Commerce
17 407 (4.18%) MVC
18 370 (3.80%) Workflow
19 341 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4128 (42.37%) SQL
2 2117 (21.73%) Java
3 1654 (16.98%) PL/SQL
4 853 (8.76%) C#
5 789 (8.10%) JavaScript
6 571 (5.86%) Shell Script
7 397 (4.08%) Perl
8 374 (3.84%) Python
9 312 (3.20%) C++
10 285 (2.93%) VB
11 230 (2.36%) C
12 199 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 187 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 167 (1.71%) PHP
15 140 (1.44%) PowerShell
16 112 (1.15%) VBScript
17 107 (1.10%) VBA
18 98 (1.01%) VB.NET
19 95 (0.98%) Korn
20 89 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1010 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 765 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 515 (5.29%) Degree
4 280 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 211 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 171 (1.76%) ISEB
7 126 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 118 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 76 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 69 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 68 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
13 49 (0.50%) PMP
14 40 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
15 38 (0.39%) CISSP
16 37 (0.38%) CCNA
17 36 (0.37%) MCSE
18 30 (0.31%) Sun Certification
19 28 (0.29%) MCITP
20 27 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (3.93%) QA
2 151 (1.55%) SLA
3 117 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 63 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 58 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.11%) COBIT
10 10 (0.10%) Basel III
10 10 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.062%) GAAP
12 4 (0.041%) COREP
12 4 (0.041%) FINREP
12 4 (0.041%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.031%) Basel II
13 3 (0.031%) TickIT
13 3 (0.031%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.031%) EMIR
System Software
1 404 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
2 262 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 196 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 53 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 46 (0.47%) vSphere
7 42 (0.43%) NFS
8 32 (0.33%) XenApp
9 31 (0.32%) vCloud
10 28 (0.29%) Hyper-V
11 26 (0.27%) Nmap
12 23 (0.24%) RHEV
13 22 (0.23%) Firmware
13 22 (0.23%) XenServer
14 21 (0.22%) Xen
15 17 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 14 (0.14%) KVM
16 14 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (0.13%) Terminal Services
17 13 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 209 (2.15%) Data Guard
1 209 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 190 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 164 (1.68%) Puppet
4 123 (1.26%) Tivoli
5 87 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
6 77 (0.79%) Control-M
7 54 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 40 (0.41%) SCCM
9 39 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (0.35%) OpenView
11 31 (0.32%) Nagios
12 29 (0.30%) Nessus
13 26 (0.27%) OpenSSO
13 26 (0.27%) SCOM
13 26 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
13 26 (0.27%) BladeLogic
14 25 (0.26%) NetBackup
15 24 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
15 24 (0.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1117 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 630 (6.47%) SAP
3 565 (5.80%) HP
4 554 (5.69%) IBM
5 426 (4.37%) VMware
6 417 (4.28%) Red Hat
7 406 (4.17%) Informatica
8 352 (3.61%) Sybase
9 333 (3.42%) Business Objects
10 324 (3.33%) JBoss
11 217 (2.23%) Citrix
12 199 (2.04%) Siebel
13 191 (1.96%) Cognos
14 172 (1.77%) Cisco
15 165 (1.69%) Sun
16 141 (1.45%) Hyperion
17 130 (1.33%) Remedy
18 118 (1.21%) TIBCO
19 116 (1.19%) Teradata
20 107 (1.10%) ATG
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