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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 6 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 71 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.31% 7.34% 7.79%
As % of the Vendors category 26.89% 15.11% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 15
Average daily rate
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£444 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £536 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.75 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.00%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
264 225 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 53.23% 48.60% 54.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 79 144
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £160 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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
Brentwood +1 9 £237 -37.83%
Basildon +3 7 £488 +143.75%
Colchester - 6 £400 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -1 4 £448 +11.87%
Chelmsford - 4 £425 -
Braintree - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 120 (68.97%) SQL
2 64 (36.78%) Java
3 52 (29.89%) Linux
4 51 (29.31%) Oracle Database
5 49 (28.16%) UNIX
6 48 (27.59%) Finance
7 42 (24.14%) XML
8 37 (21.26%) HTML
8 37 (21.26%) PL/SQL
8 37 (21.26%) WebLogic
9 34 (19.54%) ETL
10 33 (18.97%) Relational Database
11 32 (18.39%) Data Modelling
12 30 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (16.67%) J2EE
13 29 (16.67%) Web Development
14 28 (16.09%) JBoss
15 26 (14.94%) Windows
15 26 (14.94%) CSS
16 24 (13.79%) Data Analysis
16 24 (13.79%) EAI
17 23 (13.22%) MySQL
17 23 (13.22%) SQL Server
18 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
18 21 (12.07%) Web Services
19 20 (11.49%) UML
19 20 (11.49%) Enterprise Software
20 19 (10.92%) IBM
21 18 (10.34%) Mac OS X
21 18 (10.34%) Hibernate

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (21.26%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.60%) Apache
4 7 (4.02%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.02%) MQSeries
5 6 (3.45%) IIS
6 5 (2.87%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.30%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.72%) CMS
8 3 (1.72%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.15%) Documentum
9 2 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.15%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.62%) MS Office
3 6 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (5.17%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (4.02%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (2.30%) Magento
6 4 (2.30%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.15%) assyst
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.47%) LDAP
2 6 (3.45%) HTTP
3 5 (2.87%) Internet
4 3 (1.72%) Firewall
5 2 (1.15%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) CTI
6 1 (0.57%) Intranet
6 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (29.31%) Oracle Database
2 33 (18.97%) Relational Database
3 30 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (13.22%) MySQL
4 23 (13.22%) SQL Server
5 15 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (7.47%) DB2
7 12 (6.90%) Essbase
8 10 (5.75%) MariaDB
9 8 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (2.30%) DataStage
14 3 (1.72%) MS Access
14 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.15%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) RequisitePro
2 5 (2.87%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.72%) VisualVM
4 3 (1.72%) XDoclet
5 2 (1.15%) Subversion
5 2 (1.15%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.15%) Ant
6 1 (0.57%) Gradle
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) Lombardi
General
1 48 (27.59%) Finance
2 10 (5.75%) Banking
3 9 (5.17%) Automotive
4 7 (4.02%) Local Government
5 6 (3.45%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.87%) Marketing
7 3 (1.72%) Publishing
7 3 (1.72%) Legal
8 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (39.66%) Analyst
2 50 (28.74%) Developer
3 26 (14.94%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.49%) Data Analyst
5 14 (8.05%) Systems Analyst
6 13 (7.47%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.17%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.17%) Consultant
7 9 (5.17%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.60%) DBA
8 8 (4.60%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (4.02%) Capacity Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Capacity Management Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Architect
11 5 (2.87%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.87%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (2.87%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (2.87%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 4 (2.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.14%) XML
2 37 (21.26%) HTML
3 29 (16.67%) J2EE
4 26 (14.94%) CSS
5 21 (12.07%) Web Services
6 18 (10.34%) Hibernate
7 17 (9.77%) XSD
8 15 (8.62%) Spring
9 14 (8.05%) JPA
10 13 (7.47%) .NET
11 12 (6.90%) JAX-RPC
12 11 (6.32%) JAAS
13 9 (5.17%) Middleware
13 9 (5.17%) XML Schema
13 9 (5.17%) Spring MVC
14 8 (4.60%) Struts2
14 8 (4.60%) Struts
15 7 (4.02%) XSLT
16 6 (3.45%) JAXB
16 6 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.49%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.45%) NHS
2 6 (3.45%) Replication
3 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.87%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.30%) AS400
5 3 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) DataPower
7 1 (0.57%) iSeries
7 1 (0.57%) Open Source
7 1 (0.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.89%) Linux
2 49 (28.16%) UNIX
3 26 (14.94%) Windows
4 18 (10.34%) Mac OS X
5 17 (9.77%) Solaris
6 16 (9.20%) AIX
7 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.30%) SUSE
9 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.57%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.54%) ETL
2 32 (18.39%) Data Modelling
3 29 (16.67%) Web Development
4 24 (13.79%) EAI
4 24 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 20 (11.49%) UML
6 16 (9.20%) Configuration Management
6 16 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.20%) TDD
7 15 (8.62%) Migration
8 14 (8.05%) Project Management
8 14 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (6.90%) Use Case
9 12 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.32%) ITIL
10 11 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (5.75%) MVC
11 10 (5.75%) Capacity Management
11 10 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (68.97%) SQL
2 64 (36.78%) Java
3 37 (21.26%) PL/SQL
4 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.77%) VB
6 9 (5.17%) VBA
6 9 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.45%) C++
8 5 (2.87%) PHP
9 4 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.72%) C#
10 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.15%) ABAP
11 2 (1.15%) VB6
11 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.57%) FQL
12 1 (0.57%) JCL
12 1 (0.57%) Python
12 1 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.60%) Sun Certification
2 8 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.57%) MCSE
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.34%) QA
2 6 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.32%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) Tivoli
1 14 (8.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.45%) Control-M
3 5 (2.87%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.72%) Opsview
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (16.09%) JBoss
2 19 (10.92%) IBM
3 17 (9.77%) NetApp
4 13 (7.47%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.60%) Sun
5 8 (4.60%) Business Objects
5 8 (4.60%) SAP
6 6 (3.45%) AccuRev
7 5 (2.87%) Lagan
8 4 (2.30%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.30%) BMC
8 4 (2.30%) Adobe
9 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.72%) Citrix
9 3 (1.72%) webMethods
9 3 (1.72%) Splunk
9 3 (1.72%) VMware
10 2 (1.15%) FatWire
10 2 (1.15%) HP
10 2 (1.15%) EMC