The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 24 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 Kent 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 15 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 18 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.05% 14.04% 8.72%
As % of the Vendors category 17.65% 28.41% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 12
Average daily rate £513 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
- -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.10 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+24.61% +22.14%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 176 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 51.26% 49.44% 51.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 95 88
Average daily rate £388 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.69 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.07% -17.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - - 2
Maidstone - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 31 (75.61%) Oracle Database
2 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
3 18 (43.90%) UNIX
4 15 (36.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (36.59%) Linux
5 14 (34.15%) .NET
5 14 (34.15%) Finance
6 13 (31.71%) C#
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 9 (21.95%) DB2
7 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
7 9 (21.95%) MVC
7 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
9 7 (17.07%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (17.07%) Replication
10 6 (14.63%) Java
10 6 (14.63%) AIX
11 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
12 4 (9.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (9.76%) ETL
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (9.76%) Solaris
12 4 (9.76%) XML
12 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
12 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
12 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
12 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (9.76%) Web Development

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.44%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SMTP
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (75.61%) Oracle Database
2 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
3 15 (36.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (21.95%) DB2
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.44%) BODI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) DBA
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) DB2 DBA
5 7 (17.07%) Senior DBA
6 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Swing Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Report Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Database Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.76%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) Swing
4 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) MDX
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) JMX
6 1 (2.44%) JSF
6 1 (2.44%) WCF
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.44%) JAX-WS
6 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.44%) JAXB
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.44%) XSLT
6 1 (2.44%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) HACMP
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) UNIX
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (14.63%) AIX
5 4 (9.76%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) MVC
1 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (9.76%) Web Development
2 4 (9.76%) ETL
3 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.32%) OOP
3 3 (7.32%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.88%) B2B
4 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) UML
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.44%) Document Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) C#
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) OCP
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.44%) SRDF
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.44%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.44%) nmon
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Sun
3 3 (7.32%) Sybase
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) webMethods
5 1 (2.44%) ESRI
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
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