The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Essex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 7 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 108 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.81% 7.08% 10.16%
As % of the Vendors category 29.03% 15.38% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 7 17
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £435 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 13
Average hourly rate £36.78 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £27.49 £21.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.63 £37.20 £40.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+21.92% +20.37%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
372 195 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.57% 45.99% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 91 98
Average daily rate £400 £264 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.65% +17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £103 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.33 £37.42 £43.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Essex region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Essex region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -2 19 £475 -
Basildon +3 18 £350 +73.91% 1
Brentwood +3 12 £400 - 2
Chelmsford -9 1 £400 -
Colchester - 1 £413 - 7
Witham - - - - 2
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

1 149 (74.87%) SQL
2 65 (32.66%) Java
3 61 (30.65%) UNIX
4 58 (29.15%) Linux
4 58 (29.15%) Oracle Database
5 48 (24.12%) Finance
6 47 (23.62%) PL/SQL
6 47 (23.62%) XML
7 46 (23.12%) HTML
8 44 (22.11%) ETL
8 44 (22.11%) Data Modelling
9 40 (20.10%) SQL Server
10 37 (18.59%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (17.59%) UML
12 34 (17.09%) Web Development
13 33 (16.58%) Web Services
13 33 (16.58%) Relational Database
14 32 (16.08%) EAI
15 28 (14.07%) Solaris
16 26 (13.07%) MySQL
16 26 (13.07%) WebLogic
16 26 (13.07%) IBM
17 25 (12.56%) AIX
18 24 (12.06%) JBoss
18 24 (12.06%) Business Objects
18 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
19 23 (11.56%) XSD
19 23 (11.56%) CSS
19 23 (11.56%) NetApp
19 23 (11.56%) Tivoli

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 26 (13.07%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.52%) IIS
3 8 (4.02%) Apache
4 7 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (2.51%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.51%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.50%) FormScape
8 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.53%) MS Office
3 6 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.51%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.50%) CATIA
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Magento
2 8 (4.02%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.50%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.01%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.02%) LDAP
2 7 (3.52%) SAN
3 5 (2.51%) HTTP
4 3 (1.51%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.01%) NAS
6 1 (0.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.15%) Oracle Database
2 40 (20.10%) SQL Server
3 37 (18.59%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (16.58%) Relational Database
5 26 (13.07%) MySQL
6 20 (10.05%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (5.53%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (5.03%) RDBMS
8 10 (5.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (4.02%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (4.02%) Ingres
10 8 (4.02%) DB2
10 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (3.02%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (3.02%) MS Access
12 6 (3.02%) DTS
12 6 (3.02%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 10 (5.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 9 (4.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.52%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.52%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (3.02%) Subversion
4 6 (3.02%) XDoclet
4 6 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (3.02%) RequisitePro
5 3 (1.51%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.01%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.50%) NUnit
General
1 48 (24.12%) Finance
2 9 (4.52%) Marketing
3 8 (4.02%) Legal
4 5 (2.51%) Automotive
5 4 (2.01%) Banking
5 4 (2.01%) Local Government
6 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (44.22%) Analyst
2 59 (29.65%) Developer
3 34 (17.09%) Data Analyst
4 26 (13.07%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.04%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.53%) Capacity Analyst
6 13 (6.53%) Capacity Management Analyst
7 10 (5.03%) DBA
7 10 (5.03%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.52%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (4.02%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.02%) Oracle Analyst
10 7 (3.52%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Architect
11 6 (3.02%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.02%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.02%) Administrator
11 6 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.02%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.62%) XML
2 46 (23.12%) HTML
3 33 (16.58%) Web Services
4 23 (11.56%) XSD
4 23 (11.56%) CSS
5 21 (10.55%) J2EE
6 20 (10.05%) .NET
7 16 (8.04%) JAX-RPC
8 13 (6.53%) Middleware
8 13 (6.53%) Hibernate
9 12 (6.03%) JAXB
9 12 (6.03%) XSLT
10 10 (5.03%) Struts
10 10 (5.03%) Spring
10 10 (5.03%) JPA
10 10 (5.03%) Struts2
11 9 (4.52%) XML Schema
12 7 (3.52%) Java EE
12 7 (3.52%) EJB
13 5 (2.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.02%) AS400
3 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.02%) iSeries
4 6 (3.02%) Replication
4 6 (3.02%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.51%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.01%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.51%) Clustering
7 3 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.01%) Open Source
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 61 (30.65%) UNIX
2 58 (29.15%) Linux
3 28 (14.07%) Solaris
4 25 (12.56%) AIX
5 22 (11.06%) Windows
6 17 (8.54%) Mac OS X
7 9 (4.52%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.11%) Data Modelling
1 44 (22.11%) ETL
2 35 (17.59%) UML
3 34 (17.09%) Web Development
4 32 (16.08%) EAI
5 23 (11.56%) Configuration Management
6 19 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.55%) Data Analysis
7 17 (8.54%) E-Commerce
8 16 (8.04%) Capacity Management
9 15 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (7.54%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (6.53%) Waterfall
11 12 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (6.03%) OOD
11 12 (6.03%) Project Management
11 12 (6.03%) ITIL
11 12 (6.03%) TDD
12 11 (5.53%) Migration
12 11 (5.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 149 (74.87%) SQL
2 65 (32.66%) Java
3 47 (23.62%) PL/SQL
4 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.03%) C++
6 10 (5.03%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.52%) VB
7 9 (4.52%) PHP
8 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.51%) VB6
9 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.50%) C#
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.50%) Korn
10 1 (0.50%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.50%) C-shell
10 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) Sun Certification
2 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.50%) Degree
4 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.54%) QA
2 9 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.05%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (11.56%) Tivoli
1 23 (11.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.02%) Control-M
3 5 (2.51%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.51%) Foglight
Vendors
1 26 (13.07%) IBM
2 24 (12.06%) Business Objects
2 24 (12.06%) JBoss
3 23 (11.56%) NetApp
4 19 (9.55%) SAP
5 18 (9.05%) Microsoft
6 15 (7.54%) Sun
7 9 (4.52%) JD Edwards
7 9 (4.52%) AccuRev
8 8 (4.02%) BMC
9 5 (2.51%) Citrix
9 5 (2.51%) VMware
10 4 (2.01%) Northgate
11 3 (1.51%) Adobe
11 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.01%) MKS
12 2 (1.01%) HP
13 1 (0.50%) Software AG
13 1 (0.50%) webMethods
13 1 (0.50%) Veritas