The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 21 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.12% 7.93% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 14.00% 43.33% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Oracle
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 29.41% 18.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 13
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £292 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Banking
2 11 (73.33%) SAP
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (46.67%) Retail
4 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (40.00%) General Ledger
5 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) DB2
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
6 4 (26.67%) Line Management
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (13.33%) ETL
8 2 (13.33%) ClearQuest
8 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
8 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
8 2 (13.33%) AIX
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Law

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ClearQuest
1 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (13.33%) Law
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) AIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) BPMN
5 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CIMA
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft