The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 5 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 124 51 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.16% 10.39% 12.14%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 19.17% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 30 59
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£370 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £655 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
403 266 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.27% 54.18% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 132 203
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 36
Average hourly rate £18.50 £35.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.88% +65.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.40 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 - 30 £355 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 11 - - 3
Watford -3 11 £325 +12.06% 8
Hitchin -1 7 £393 -36.17% 2
Welwyn Garden City -6 5 £273 -19.55% 2
Stevenage -1 4 £258 -35.62% 2
Letchworth - - - - 2
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - - 4
Hertford - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 125 (61.27%) SQL
2 79 (38.73%) Finance
3 69 (33.82%) Java
4 68 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 50 (24.51%) UNIX
6 48 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 47 (23.04%) ETL
8 45 (22.06%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
10 30 (14.71%) .NET
11 27 (13.24%) XML
11 27 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (12.75%) Oracle ODI
13 25 (12.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (12.25%) Web Services
13 25 (12.25%) WebLogic
14 24 (11.76%) Analytics
15 23 (11.27%) Spring
15 23 (11.27%) Informatica
15 23 (11.27%) Retail
16 22 (10.78%) SharePoint
16 22 (10.78%) Solaris
17 21 (10.29%) Linux
17 21 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (10.29%) Hibernate
18 20 (9.80%) Teradata
18 20 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
19 19 (9.31%) Relational Database
19 19 (9.31%) Eclipse

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 25 (12.25%) WebLogic
2 22 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.35%) SAS
3 15 (7.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (5.39%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.41%) MQSeries
6 7 (3.43%) Apache
6 7 (3.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (3.43%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.98%) CMS
9 2 (0.98%) Liferay
9 2 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) SPSS
2 6 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) SAN
1 9 (4.41%) HTTP
2 8 (3.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) MPLS
3 1 (0.49%) INAP
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.49%) LTE
3 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 45 (22.06%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
4 26 (12.75%) Oracle ODI
5 20 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (9.31%) Relational Database
7 17 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (7.84%) RDBMS
9 14 (6.86%) MySQL
10 11 (5.39%) DataStage
11 6 (2.94%) DB2
11 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.94%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.45%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (2.45%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (2.45%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (2.45%) Data Mart
12 5 (2.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Eclipse
2 15 (7.35%) JUnit
3 13 (6.37%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (6.37%) Ant
4 11 (5.39%) Maven
5 10 (4.90%) Subversion
6 9 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (3.92%) JIRA
8 5 (2.45%) Log4j
8 5 (2.45%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.98%) JMeter
9 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.98%) WebLogic Workshop
9 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.49%) ERwin
10 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.49%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.49%) Jtest
General
1 79 (38.73%) Finance
2 23 (11.27%) Retail
3 12 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.92%) Banking
6 7 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (35.78%) Developer
2 41 (20.10%) Architect
3 28 (13.73%) Analyst
4 20 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (7.35%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.86%) Tester
7 13 (6.37%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.88%) Consultant
8 12 (5.88%) Systems Architect
9 10 (4.90%) Business Objects Developer
9 10 (4.90%) Business Developer
10 8 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (3.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.43%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (2.94%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.71%) .NET
2 27 (13.24%) XML
3 25 (12.25%) Web Services
4 23 (11.27%) Spring
5 21 (10.29%) Hibernate
6 17 (8.33%) J2EE
7 14 (6.86%) HTML
7 14 (6.86%) Middleware
8 12 (5.88%) Ajax
8 12 (5.88%) SOAP
9 11 (5.39%) CSS
9 11 (5.39%) REST
10 9 (4.41%) JMS
11 8 (3.92%) Struts
12 7 (3.43%) XSLT
13 6 (2.94%) Servlets
13 6 (2.94%) JSON
13 6 (2.94%) jQuery
14 5 (2.45%) XMLBeans
15 4 (1.96%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 9 (4.41%) Replication
3 8 (3.92%) PKI
4 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.45%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.45%) Statistics
5 5 (2.45%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.45%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.45%) EPoS
5 5 (2.45%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.96%) HP Superdome
6 4 (1.96%) Economics
6 4 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.47%) Open Source
7 3 (1.47%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.51%) UNIX
2 22 (10.78%) Solaris
3 21 (10.29%) Linux
4 10 (4.90%) HPUX
5 8 (3.92%) Windows
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.04%) ETL
2 27 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (12.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (11.76%) Analytics
5 21 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (7.84%) Project Management
8 15 (7.35%) Data Modelling
8 15 (7.35%) ITIL
8 15 (7.35%) OO
8 15 (7.35%) Asset Management
9 13 (6.37%) Data Analysis
9 13 (6.37%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.88%) UML
10 12 (5.88%) Data Security
11 11 (5.39%) Migration
12 10 (4.90%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.90%) ERP
12 10 (4.90%) SOA
12 10 (4.90%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (61.27%) SQL
2 69 (33.82%) Java
3 48 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 14 (6.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.41%) Python
6 7 (3.43%) XPath
7 5 (2.45%) Perl
8 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.96%) R
9 3 (1.47%) VB
9 3 (1.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (1.47%) C#
10 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.98%) VB6
11 1 (0.49%) Erlang
11 1 (0.49%) VBScript
11 1 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.39%) Degree
4 5 (2.45%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB
6 2 (0.98%) APMP
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) QA
2 7 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.49%) Xen
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
5 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.90%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (4.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (11.27%) Informatica
2 20 (9.80%) Teradata
3 19 (9.31%) IBM
4 16 (7.84%) Business Objects
5 14 (6.86%) SAP
6 12 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.90%) HP
8 7 (3.43%) Tableau
9 6 (2.94%) F5
9 6 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.45%) JD Edwards
10 5 (2.45%) Cisco
10 5 (2.45%) Sun
10 5 (2.45%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.96%) BEA
11 4 (1.96%) VMware
12 3 (1.47%) EMC
12 3 (1.47%) Citrix
12 3 (1.47%) Cognos
13 2 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Salt
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago