The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Home Counties 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.50% - 6.56%
As % of the Vendors category 17.65% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 42.50% 46.51% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 6
Average daily rate £438 £550 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the Home Counties

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Oracle
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Taleo
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Taleo Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL