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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 15 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4335 4708 4616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.72% 9.83% 10.17%
As % of the Vendors category 19.34% 21.75% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 2686 2676
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 56 95
Average hourly rate £27.78 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.81% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
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
22418 21649 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.10% 45.21% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13456 12388 11690
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 983 1169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.24 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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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 -2 1997 £475 +2.70% 511
South East -1 843 £425 +13.33% 196
North West 0 351 £428 +6.87% 93
Yorkshire -7 275 £350 +2.94% 73
East of England -3 266 £376 -2.92% 89
South West -7 191 £365 -6.41% 106
West Midlands 0 147 £375 +7.14% 64
East Midlands +4 137 £368 -8.12% 40
North East -9 76 £338 -5.26% 15
Midlands -8 11 £319 -25.00% 4
South Coast +6 8 - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3910 (42.75%) SQL
2 2305 (25.20%) Finance
3 2271 (24.83%) Java
4 2268 (24.80%) Oracle Database
5 1756 (19.20%) UNIX
6 1715 (18.75%) Linux
7 1672 (18.28%) SQL Server
8 1639 (17.92%) PL/SQL
9 1603 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
10 1335 (14.59%) Windows
11 1081 (11.82%) .NET
12 1048 (11.46%) Microsoft
13 1008 (11.02%) XML
14 950 (10.39%) Banking
15 938 (10.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 934 (10.21%) Security Cleared
17 911 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
18 875 (9.57%) JavaScript
19 864 (9.45%) Migration
20 850 (9.29%) Web Services
21 830 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
22 785 (8.58%) ETL
23 762 (8.33%) C#
24 755 (8.25%) Relational Database
25 702 (7.67%) Oracle EBS
26 685 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
27 660 (7.22%) HTML
27 660 (7.22%) Oracle Reports
28 642 (7.02%) SOA
29 632 (6.91%) Data Modelling

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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
1 629 (6.88%) WebLogic
2 404 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 345 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 315 (3.44%) Apache
5 308 (3.37%) JBoss
6 264 (2.89%) IIS
7 253 (2.77%) SharePoint
8 232 (2.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 176 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 169 (1.85%) SAS
11 122 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
12 120 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
13 100 (1.09%) Confluence
14 95 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
15 81 (0.89%) MQSeries
16 80 (0.87%) MS Exchange
17 70 (0.77%) CMS
18 66 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
19 58 (0.63%) Documentum
20 56 (0.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 529 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 253 (2.77%) MS Office
3 129 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 96 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 90 (0.98%) MS Project
6 25 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.17%) SPSS
8 12 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.098%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.066%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.033%) HipChat
12 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.011%) Windchill
13 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.011%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 702 (7.67%) Oracle EBS
2 558 (6.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 252 (2.76%) Oracle Applications
4 223 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
5 214 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 189 (2.07%) Oracle Payables
7 160 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
8 153 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 110 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
10 107 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
11 82 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
11 82 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
12 70 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
13 64 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 58 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
15 57 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
16 51 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 43 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
17 43 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
18 42 (0.46%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 240 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 65 (0.71%) SaaS
4 62 (0.68%) Taleo
5 58 (0.63%) IaaS
6 47 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 40 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (0.36%) Office 365
8 33 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (0.35%) PaaS
10 23 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
14 10 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.098%) CloudFront
16 8 (0.087%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.077%) Route 53
18 6 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
18 6 (0.066%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 318 (3.48%) SAN
2 315 (3.44%) Firewall
3 196 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 190 (2.08%) Internet
5 187 (2.04%) DNS
6 161 (1.76%) LDAP
7 155 (1.69%) HTTP
8 115 (1.26%) NAS
9 112 (1.22%) WAN
10 98 (1.07%) SSL
11 93 (1.02%) DHCP
12 92 (1.01%) LAN
13 63 (0.69%) Intranet
14 60 (0.66%) Network Security
15 54 (0.59%) VPN
16 48 (0.52%) FTP
17 43 (0.47%) VoIP
18 42 (0.46%) VLAN
19 41 (0.45%) SSH
20 40 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2268 (24.80%) Oracle Database
2 1672 (18.28%) SQL Server
3 938 (10.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 830 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
5 755 (8.25%) Relational Database
6 660 (7.22%) Oracle Reports
7 456 (4.99%) MySQL
8 436 (4.77%) RDBMS
9 408 (4.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 344 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 338 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 247 (2.70%) DB2
13 236 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 229 (2.50%) MongoDB
15 216 (2.36%) Hadoop
16 204 (2.23%) Oracle ODI
17 174 (1.90%) Big Data
18 163 (1.78%) QlikView
19 155 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
20 151 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 359 (3.92%) Subversion
2 340 (3.72%) Oracle Forms
3 333 (3.64%) Maven
4 330 (3.61%) JIRA
5 257 (2.81%) Jenkins
6 247 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 223 (2.44%) Ant
8 220 (2.41%) JUnit
9 188 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 181 (1.98%) Eclipse
11 164 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
12 160 (1.75%) Toad
13 144 (1.57%) Selenium
14 122 (1.33%) TeamCity
15 120 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 102 (1.12%) ERwin
17 92 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
18 82 (0.90%) NUnit
19 71 (0.78%) Cucumber
20 68 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2305 (25.20%) Finance
2 950 (10.39%) Banking
3 478 (5.23%) Retail
4 387 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 324 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 192 (2.10%) Front Office
7 154 (1.68%) Marketing
8 114 (1.25%) Billing
9 113 (1.24%) General Ledger
9 113 (1.24%) Local Government
10 109 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 98 (1.07%) Back Office
12 76 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 63 (0.69%) Publishing
14 52 (0.57%) Advertising
15 51 (0.56%) Legal
16 34 (0.37%) Games
17 29 (0.32%) Law
17 29 (0.32%) Electronics
18 28 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3060 (33.45%) Developer
2 1241 (13.57%) Analyst
3 1181 (12.91%) Architect
4 874 (9.56%) Consultant
5 752 (8.22%) Oracle Developer
6 691 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 478 (5.23%) Oracle Consultant
8 436 (4.77%) DBA
9 379 (4.14%) Project Manager
10 342 (3.74%) Administrator
11 338 (3.70%) Business Analyst
12 331 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
13 262 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
14 254 (2.78%) .NET Developer
15 237 (2.59%) Technical Architect
16 231 (2.53%) Senior Developer
17 215 (2.35%) C# Developer
17 215 (2.35%) SQL Developer
18 205 (2.24%) Support Analyst
19 195 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1081 (11.82%) .NET
2 1008 (11.02%) XML
3 850 (9.29%) Web Services
4 660 (7.22%) HTML
5 586 (6.41%) J2EE
5 586 (6.41%) Middleware
6 484 (5.29%) Spring
7 407 (4.45%) SOAP
8 392 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 392 (4.29%) CSS
9 327 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
10 297 (3.25%) Hibernate
11 254 (2.78%) jQuery
12 214 (2.34%) Java EE
13 211 (2.31%) JSP
13 211 (2.31%) JMS
13 211 (2.31%) REST
14 203 (2.22%) AngularJS
15 197 (2.15%) JSON
16 167 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 685 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 264 (2.89%) Data Centre
3 224 (2.45%) Management Information System
4 194 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 186 (2.03%) Clustering
6 152 (1.66%) Data Integration
7 151 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 145 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 136 (1.49%) Derivative
10 125 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 113 (1.24%) Visualisation
12 109 (1.19%) Replication
13 96 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 79 (0.86%) Mainframe
15 75 (0.82%) User Experience
16 70 (0.77%) NHS
17 66 (0.72%) Client/Server
17 66 (0.72%) Data Extraction
18 58 (0.63%) N-Tier
18 58 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1756 (19.20%) UNIX
2 1715 (18.75%) Linux
3 1335 (14.59%) Windows
4 411 (4.49%) Solaris
5 376 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 268 (2.93%) AIX
7 219 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 162 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 117 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 73 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
11 71 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 64 (0.70%) HPUX
13 54 (0.59%) SUSE
14 43 (0.47%) Android
15 39 (0.43%) CentOS
16 37 (0.40%) Apple iOS
17 32 (0.35%) Windows XP
18 29 (0.32%) Windows 8
19 25 (0.27%) Ubuntu
19 25 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1603 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
2 911 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
3 864 (9.45%) Migration
4 785 (8.58%) ETL
5 642 (7.02%) SOA
6 632 (6.91%) Data Modelling
6 632 (6.91%) ITIL
7 561 (6.13%) SDLC
8 542 (5.93%) Scrum
9 530 (5.79%) Project Management
10 463 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
11 440 (4.81%) TDD
12 431 (4.71%) ERP
13 422 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
14 396 (4.33%) CRM
15 394 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 369 (4.03%) Data Migration
17 353 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
18 343 (3.75%) OO
19 320 (3.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3910 (42.75%) SQL
2 2271 (24.83%) Java
3 1639 (17.92%) PL/SQL
4 875 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 762 (8.33%) C#
6 596 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 448 (4.90%) Perl
8 429 (4.69%) Python
9 316 (3.45%) C++
10 241 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 193 (2.11%) C
11 193 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 174 (1.90%) Bash Shell
13 171 (1.87%) VB
14 170 (1.86%) VBA
15 129 (1.41%) Ruby
16 120 (1.31%) PHP
17 99 (1.08%) Korn
18 88 (0.96%) VB.NET
19 84 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 934 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 602 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 449 (4.91%) Degree
4 256 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 150 (1.64%) ISEB
6 125 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 68 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 64 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 51 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 50 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 50 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 43 (0.47%) PMI Certification
13 35 (0.38%) CCNA
14 32 (0.35%) Sun Certification
14 32 (0.35%) PMP
15 25 (0.27%) ACCA
15 25 (0.27%) OCP
16 23 (0.25%) CCNP
17 21 (0.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (2.74%) QA
2 119 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 100 (1.09%) SLA
4 27 (0.30%) Solvency II
5 21 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 15 (0.16%) EMIR
8 11 (0.12%) HL7
9 10 (0.11%) COBIT
10 9 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.098%) FINREP
11 8 (0.087%) Basel III
11 8 (0.087%) Basel II
12 7 (0.077%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.077%) COREP
13 6 (0.066%) DICOM
14 5 (0.055%) GAAP
15 4 (0.044%) WAI
15 4 (0.044%) P3O
16 3 (0.033%) FATCA
System Software
1 308 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 307 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 202 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
4 91 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 59 (0.65%) vSphere
6 55 (0.60%) XenApp
7 52 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 45 (0.49%) NFS
9 39 (0.43%) Xen
10 31 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 29 (0.32%) KVM
12 28 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 26 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 25 (0.27%) XenDesktop
15 24 (0.26%) Samba
16 22 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
17 21 (0.23%) HDFS
18 20 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 20 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
19 19 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 224 (2.45%) Puppet
2 152 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 117 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 116 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 115 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
6 109 (1.19%) Data Guard
7 92 (1.01%) Tivoli
8 83 (0.91%) Control-M
9 69 (0.75%) SCCM
10 67 (0.73%) BladeLogic
11 60 (0.66%) Ansible
12 48 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
13 45 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
14 44 (0.48%) StatsD
15 39 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
16 36 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 35 (0.38%) Vagrant
18 34 (0.37%) Nagios
19 31 (0.34%) SCOM
20 29 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1048 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 561 (6.13%) IBM
3 500 (5.47%) SAP
4 464 (5.07%) VMware
5 448 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 359 (3.92%) Informatica
7 356 (3.89%) HP
8 342 (3.74%) Business Objects
9 313 (3.42%) Sybase
10 256 (2.80%) Citrix
11 193 (2.11%) Cisco
12 185 (2.02%) TIBCO
13 175 (1.91%) Sun
14 133 (1.45%) Cognos
15 132 (1.44%) Teradata
15 132 (1.44%) Tableau
16 129 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
17 118 (1.29%) Hyperion
18 116 (1.27%) EMC
19 112 (1.22%) webMethods
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