The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 5.26% 6.67% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+20.66% -11.76%
Oracle
South East

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

Vendors Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 31.58% 40.00% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database
2 12 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Data Analysis
3 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 11 (73.33%) ETL
3 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (73.33%) Teradata
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Data Integration
3 11 (73.33%) Pentaho
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) E-business
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Pentaho
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Database Developer
2 7 (46.67%) ETL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Data Integration Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) ETL
2 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) E-business
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Teradata