The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 31 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 Hertfordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 6 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 81 49 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.00% 8.07% 11.23%
As % of the Vendors category 25.96% 14.98% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 49
Average daily rate
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£384 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £647 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -11.20%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 327 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.22% 53.87% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 171 167
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £41.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Rickmansworth - 15 £350 -
Watford +1 8 £325 -1.88% 3
Hitchin 0 5 £393 -36.17% 1
Welwyn Garden City -2 5 £225 -26.22% 1
Stevenage +3 3 £290 -27.50% 1
Hemel Hempstead -3 2 - - 1
Potters Bar - 2 £525 -
Letchworth - 1 £325 - 4
Hoddesdon - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 103 (53.65%) SQL
2 79 (41.15%) Finance
3 56 (29.17%) Java
4 53 (27.60%) Oracle Database
5 51 (26.56%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (23.96%) UNIX
7 41 (21.35%) .NET
8 35 (18.23%) Retail
9 33 (17.19%) ETL
10 30 (15.63%) Analytics
11 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
12 26 (13.54%) Linux
12 26 (13.54%) IBM
13 25 (13.02%) E-Commerce
13 25 (13.02%) ITIL
13 25 (13.02%) PL/SQL
13 25 (13.02%) Project Management
14 24 (12.50%) Relational Database
15 23 (11.98%) Solaris
16 22 (11.46%) WebLogic
16 22 (11.46%) SharePoint
16 22 (11.46%) RDBMS
17 21 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (9.90%) XML
18 19 (9.90%) Oracle ODI
18 19 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (9.90%) WebSphere
19 17 (8.85%) HP
19 17 (8.85%) Oracle Service Bus
20 16 (8.33%) Asset Management

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (11.46%) WebLogic
1 22 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.90%) WebSphere
3 17 (8.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (7.29%) Tomcat
4 14 (7.29%) MQSeries
5 11 (5.73%) SAS
6 10 (5.21%) Apache
7 7 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (3.65%) IIS
7 7 (3.65%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (3.13%) CMS
8 6 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.04%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) SPSS
2 3 (1.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) RiskWrite
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.33%) HTTP
2 11 (5.73%) Internet
3 3 (1.56%) SAN
4 2 (1.04%) Firewall
4 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.52%) LTE
5 1 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.52%) MPLS
5 1 (0.52%) INAP
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.60%) Oracle Database
2 51 (26.56%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 24 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 22 (11.46%) RDBMS
6 19 (9.90%) Oracle ODI
7 13 (6.77%) DB2
7 13 (6.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (6.25%) MySQL
9 9 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (4.69%) Data Mart
10 8 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (3.13%) DataStage
12 5 (2.60%) PowerCenter
13 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.56%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.56%) QlikView
14 2 (1.04%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (7.81%) Ant
2 11 (5.73%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (5.73%) Eclipse
3 10 (5.21%) Subversion
4 9 (4.69%) Maven
5 7 (3.65%) JUnit
6 6 (3.13%) Log4j
6 6 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.04%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.04%) JMeter
7 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.52%) ERwin
8 1 (0.52%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.52%) Jtest
General
1 79 (41.15%) Finance
2 35 (18.23%) Retail
3 13 (6.77%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (33.33%) Developer
2 45 (23.44%) Architect
3 23 (11.98%) Analyst
3 23 (11.98%) Project Manager
4 18 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
5 17 (8.85%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.77%) Systems Architect
7 11 (5.73%) Business Objects Developer
7 11 (5.73%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.73%) Business Developer
7 11 (5.73%) Consultant
8 10 (5.21%) Technical Project Manager
8 10 (5.21%) Technical Manager
9 9 (4.69%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (4.69%) Service Manager
9 9 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.17%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.35%) .NET
2 19 (9.90%) XML
3 16 (8.33%) J2EE
3 16 (8.33%) HTML
4 14 (7.29%) Web Services
5 12 (6.25%) SOAP
5 12 (6.25%) Middleware
6 11 (5.73%) Spring
6 11 (5.73%) CSS
7 10 (5.21%) Ajax
7 10 (5.21%) REST
8 8 (4.17%) jQuery
8 8 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.17%) JMS
8 8 (4.17%) XSLT
9 7 (3.65%) Struts
9 7 (3.65%) Servlets
10 6 (3.13%) MSMQ
10 6 (3.13%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.21%) Visualisation
2 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.65%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.65%) Informatics
4 6 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.13%) EPoS
4 6 (3.13%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.08%) Replication
6 4 (2.08%) PKI
7 3 (1.56%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.04%) NHS
8 2 (1.04%) RIA
8 2 (1.04%) Open Source
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Online Games
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.96%) UNIX
2 26 (13.54%) Linux
3 23 (11.98%) Solaris
4 15 (7.81%) Windows
5 7 (3.65%) AIX
5 7 (3.65%) HPUX
5 7 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.52%) zOS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.19%) ETL
2 30 (15.63%) Analytics
3 25 (13.02%) ITIL
3 25 (13.02%) E-Commerce
3 25 (13.02%) Project Management
4 21 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 16 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 15 (7.81%) SOA
8 13 (6.77%) Data Security
8 13 (6.77%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.77%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 11 (5.73%) OO
10 11 (5.73%) Data Modelling
10 11 (5.73%) Migration
11 10 (5.21%) CRM
11 10 (5.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (53.65%) SQL
2 56 (29.17%) Java
3 25 (13.02%) PL/SQL
4 13 (6.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.17%) XPath
6 7 (3.65%) C#
7 5 (2.60%) Python
8 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (2.08%) VB
9 3 (1.56%) VB6
10 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.52%) Tcl
11 1 (0.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
1 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.17%) Degree
2 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.08%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) ISEB
4 2 (1.04%) APMP
4 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) QA
1 4 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.52%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (13.54%) IBM
2 17 (8.85%) HP
3 15 (7.81%) Informatica
3 15 (7.81%) Business Objects
4 14 (7.29%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.73%) Teradata
5 11 (5.73%) Sun
6 10 (5.21%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.17%) SAP
8 7 (3.65%) Dell
8 7 (3.65%) Tableau
9 6 (3.13%) VMware
10 5 (2.60%) Citrix
10 5 (2.60%) Cisco
11 4 (2.08%) Interwoven
12 3 (1.56%) EMC
12 3 (1.56%) F5
12 3 (1.56%) ATG
12 3 (1.56%) Retalix
12 3 (1.56%) JD Edwards