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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 84 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.66% 11.88% 8.24%
As % of the Vendors category 21.32% 26.07% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 32
Average daily rate
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£385 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £241 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £647
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.94 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.61%
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
394 303 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.00% 45.56% 52.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 153 167
Average daily rate £377 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £189 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 18
Average hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 2015.

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 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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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
Welwyn Garden City +6 19 £310 +37.77%
Hemel Hempstead +11 13 £450 -
Stevenage 0 11 £380 +31.03%
Watford 0 9 £350 +7.69% 3
St Albans - 4 - - 2
Hertford - 3 - -
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 70 (42.17%) SQL
2 45 (27.11%) Oracle Database
3 41 (24.70%) UNIX
4 38 (22.89%) Linux
5 35 (21.08%) ETL
5 35 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (19.88%) Finance
7 31 (18.67%) Windows
8 30 (18.07%) Java
9 29 (17.47%) Web Services
10 26 (15.66%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (15.66%) Relational Database
11 24 (14.46%) .NET
11 24 (14.46%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (13.25%) SQL Server
12 22 (13.25%) SOA
13 21 (12.65%) IBM
13 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
14 20 (12.05%) XML
14 20 (12.05%) VMware
14 20 (12.05%) Retail
15 19 (11.45%) SOAP
15 19 (11.45%) RDBMS
15 19 (11.45%) Security Cleared
16 18 (10.84%) PL/SQL
17 16 (9.64%) Internet
17 16 (9.64%) Data Integration
17 16 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (9.04%) REST
18 15 (9.04%) LDAP

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (8.43%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.42%) JBoss
4 5 (3.01%) Apache
4 5 (3.01%) IIS
4 5 (3.01%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.41%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.20%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.42%) MS Office
3 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Maximo
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (4.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.81%) HFM
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.20%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.20%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.02%) SaaS
2 10 (6.02%) PaaS
3 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.64%) Internet
2 15 (9.04%) LDAP
3 14 (8.43%) SSH
4 13 (7.83%) Telnet
4 13 (7.83%) Firewall
5 10 (6.02%) FTP
5 10 (6.02%) PuTTY
6 8 (4.82%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (3.61%) 2G
7 6 (3.61%) 4G
7 6 (3.61%) 3G
8 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.01%) DNS
8 5 (3.01%) SAN
9 4 (2.41%) LTE
10 3 (1.81%) Intranet
11 2 (1.20%) SSL
11 2 (1.20%) SNMP
11 2 (1.20%) 3GPP
11 2 (1.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.11%) Oracle Database
2 26 (15.66%) Relational Database
3 24 (14.46%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (13.25%) SQL Server
5 19 (11.45%) RDBMS
6 14 (8.43%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (7.83%) MySQL
8 12 (7.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (6.02%) PowerCenter
10 9 (5.42%) Data Mart
11 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (3.61%) QlikView
12 6 (3.61%) Big Data
13 5 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (2.41%) DB2
14 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
14 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
14 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Toad
2 9 (5.42%) ERwin
3 8 (4.82%) JUnit
3 8 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (3.61%) Maven
4 6 (3.61%) JIRA
5 5 (3.01%) Selenium
5 5 (3.01%) ProC
5 5 (3.01%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.41%) Subversion
6 4 (2.41%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.81%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.81%) Ant
8 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.20%) FitNesse
General
1 33 (19.88%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Retail
3 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.82%) Billing
5 4 (2.41%) Local Government
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.53%) Developer
2 32 (19.28%) Architect
3 22 (13.25%) Analyst
4 20 (12.05%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (11.45%) Consultant
6 12 (7.23%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.63%) SQL Developer
8 10 (6.02%) Informatica Developer
8 10 (6.02%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (4.22%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Applications Architect
11 5 (3.01%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
12 4 (2.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.47%) Web Services
2 24 (14.46%) .NET
3 20 (12.05%) XML
4 19 (11.45%) SOAP
5 15 (9.04%) REST
6 11 (6.63%) Spring
6 11 (6.63%) HTML
6 11 (6.63%) Hibernate
7 9 (5.42%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.22%) J2EE
8 7 (4.22%) JMS
8 7 (4.22%) Java EE
9 5 (3.01%) JSON
9 5 (3.01%) jQuery
9 5 (3.01%) RESTful
9 5 (3.01%) Struts2
9 5 (3.01%) SAP Basis
9 5 (3.01%) CSS
9 5 (3.01%) Struts
9 5 (3.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.64%) Data Integration
2 10 (6.02%) GIS
2 10 (6.02%) Data Extraction
3 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.82%) Visualisation
4 8 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.22%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.61%) User Experience
6 6 (3.61%) Clustering
7 3 (1.81%) CMDB
8 2 (1.20%) RIA
8 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) FMCG
8 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.20%) PKI
9 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
9 1 (0.60%) HACMP
9 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.70%) UNIX
2 38 (22.89%) Linux
3 31 (18.67%) Windows
4 8 (4.82%) Solaris
5 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.20%) Android
7 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.08%) ETL
1 35 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.66%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (13.25%) SOA
4 14 (8.43%) Unit Testing
5 13 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (7.83%) Configuration Management
5 13 (7.83%) Project Management
5 13 (7.83%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.23%) Validation
6 12 (7.23%) Migration
6 12 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (6.63%) Identity Management
7 11 (6.63%) TOGAF
7 11 (6.63%) ERP
8 10 (6.02%) Data Transformation
9 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.42%) Scrum
9 9 (5.42%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (5.42%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.17%) SQL
2 30 (18.07%) Java
3 18 (10.84%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.02%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.02%) Perl
5 9 (5.42%) C#
6 7 (4.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.61%) C++
7 6 (3.61%) Python
8 5 (3.01%) C
9 3 (1.81%) VBScript
9 3 (1.81%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.81%) C-shell
9 3 (1.81%) Ruby
10 2 (1.20%) XPath
10 2 (1.20%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) Degree
4 3 (1.81%) OCA
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.20%) CCNA
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.01%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.81%) vSphere
5 3 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.60%) Firmware
7 1 (0.60%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 9 (5.42%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (3.61%) Novell Identity Manager
6 4 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 21 (12.65%) IBM
1 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.05%) VMware
3 14 (8.43%) SAP
4 12 (7.23%) Citrix
5 11 (6.63%) Sun
5 11 (6.63%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (6.02%) ESRI
6 10 (6.02%) Informatica
7 8 (4.82%) JDA
7 8 (4.82%) Tableau
8 7 (4.22%) Novell
8 7 (4.22%) CA
8 7 (4.22%) HP
9 5 (3.01%) Cisco
9 5 (3.01%) EMC
9 5 (3.01%) NetCracker
9 5 (3.01%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.01%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.41%) Vertica