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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 1 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 40.00% - 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £1,250 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +24.60%
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
8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 80.00% 58.33% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate £863 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £300 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,173 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (27.27%) Presales
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) 2G
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) 3G
4 1 (9.09%) SS7
4 1 (9.09%) TCAP
4 1 (9.09%) iSeries
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 2G
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) Intelligent Network
1 1 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (9.09%) SS7
1 1 (9.09%) TCAP
1 1 (9.09%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Billing Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) BSS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Test
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Procurement Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) i5/OS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) SUSE
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Huawei
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat