The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 72 65 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.03% 12.36% 7.48%
As % of the Vendors category 23.30% 23.72% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 9
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£300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 11
Average hourly rate £37.73 £35.50 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% +11.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.29 £28.65 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £39.18 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Oracle
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
309 274 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.32% 52.09% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 126 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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
Chelmsford +11 40 £235 - 2
Brentwood -7 4 £575 +142.61%
Harlow - 4 - -
Southend-on-Sea -9 3 - -
Colchester +2 1 - -
Basildon -14 1 - - 1
Witham - 1 £225 -
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 46 (34.85%) Finance
2 32 (24.24%) Taleo
3 29 (21.97%) Oracle UPK
4 28 (21.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (21.21%) SQL
4 28 (21.21%) XML
5 27 (20.45%) Oracle EBS
6 26 (19.70%) WebLogic
7 25 (18.94%) E-Learning
8 23 (17.42%) UNIX
9 20 (15.15%) MySQL
10 19 (14.39%) Java
11 18 (13.64%) Local Government
11 18 (13.64%) PL/SQL
11 18 (13.64%) Windows
12 17 (12.88%) Solaris
12 17 (12.88%) Linux
13 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
14 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (9.85%) JBoss
14 13 (9.85%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (9.85%) Web Services
14 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
15 12 (9.09%) WebSphere
15 12 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
16 11 (8.33%) HTML
17 10 (7.58%) J2EE
17 10 (7.58%) Oracle Financials
17 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
17 10 (7.58%) Hyperion

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 29 (21.97%) Oracle UPK
2 26 (19.70%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.85%) JBoss
4 12 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.30%) Apache
6 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (3.79%) IIS
7 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.79%) GlassFish
7 5 (3.79%) WildFly
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.76%) Mule
10 1 (0.76%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Office
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (21.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (20.45%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
4 10 (7.58%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (5.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (5.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 6 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (4.55%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (4.55%) Oracle HRMS
8 6 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.24%) Taleo
2 5 (3.79%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.58%) Intranet
2 9 (6.82%) DNS
3 7 (5.30%) LDAP
4 5 (3.79%) SMS
5 4 (3.03%) SAN
5 4 (3.03%) HTTP
6 2 (1.52%) Internet
6 2 (1.52%) Network Security
7 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.76%) NAS
7 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.76%) VoIP
7 1 (0.76%) DHCP
7 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) MySQL
2 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.85%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.06%) MariaDB
5 7 (5.30%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.55%) Hyperion Smart View
7 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.79%) Ingres
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (2.27%) MS Access
10 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.27%) AccuRev
2 3 (2.27%) Ant
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.52%) JUnit
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.76%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 46 (34.85%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Local Government
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) Billing
3 4 (3.03%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Consultant
2 32 (24.24%) Developer
3 29 (21.97%) Oracle Consultant
4 19 (14.39%) Functional Consultant
5 15 (11.36%) Trainer
5 15 (11.36%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 11 (8.33%) Oracle Trainer
7 10 (7.58%) E-Business Consultant
7 10 (7.58%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.58%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Architect
8 9 (6.82%) Supply Chain Consultant
9 8 (6.06%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Hyperion Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) E-Learning Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
11 5 (3.79%) Administrator
11 5 (3.79%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.21%) XML
2 13 (9.85%) Web Services
3 11 (8.33%) HTML
4 10 (7.58%) J2EE
4 10 (7.58%) Hibernate
5 9 (6.82%) JAXB
6 8 (6.06%) CSS
6 8 (6.06%) Spring MVC
6 8 (6.06%) Spring
7 7 (5.30%) JPA
7 7 (5.30%) EclipseLink
7 7 (5.30%) JAAS
7 7 (5.30%) Struts
8 5 (3.79%) JMS
8 5 (3.79%) JSON
8 5 (3.79%) REST
9 4 (3.03%) Struts2
9 4 (3.03%) JAX-RPC
9 4 (3.03%) Middleware
9 4 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) E-Learning
2 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.79%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.79%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.27%) AS400
7 2 (1.52%) NHS
7 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.76%) iSeries
8 1 (0.76%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) SCORM
8 1 (0.76%) Life Science
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) UNIX
2 18 (13.64%) Windows
3 17 (12.88%) Solaris
3 17 (12.88%) Linux
4 6 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (7.58%) Web Development
3 9 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.82%) CRM
3 9 (6.82%) ERP
3 9 (6.82%) MVC
4 7 (5.30%) EAM
4 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
5 6 (4.55%) E-business
5 6 (4.55%) TDD
5 6 (4.55%) Information Management
5 6 (4.55%) Migration
5 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 5 (3.79%) Microservices
6 5 (3.79%) Cash Management
6 5 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.03%) Line Management
7 4 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.21%) SQL
2 19 (14.39%) Java
3 18 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.82%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.06%) PHP
6 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.79%) Korn
7 5 (3.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.76%) C#
8 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) CIPD
4 3 (2.27%) Degree
5 2 (1.52%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MOS
6 1 (0.76%) MCSA
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.79%) vSphere
2 4 (3.03%) vCloud
2 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
1 10 (7.58%) Hyperion
2 8 (6.06%) IBM
3 7 (5.30%) Business Objects
3 7 (5.30%) SAP
4 6 (4.55%) VMware
4 6 (4.55%) BEA
5 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.27%) Sun
7 2 (1.52%) HP
7 2 (1.52%) Citrix
7 2 (1.52%) Software AG
7 2 (1.52%) Cognos
7 2 (1.52%) webMethods
7 2 (1.52%) Ariba
7 2 (1.52%) NetApp
7 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.76%) BMC
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe
8 1 (0.76%) SunGard