The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 83 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 595 545 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.47% 2.48% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.90% 11.40% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 349 441
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £42.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.34 £35.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+19.21% -2.25%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5460 4780 5427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.64% 21.74% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 3344 3523
Average daily rate £425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 32
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £17.30 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £52.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in London

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in London

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in London

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in London

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London -5 154 £410 -3.52% 32
Docklands, London +7 6 £463 -2.63%
Canary Wharf +23 4 £520 -15.10%
Uxbridge -8 2 £425 -5.02% 2
Croydon -9 2 £350 -32.69% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £375 -0.66% 1
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Feltham - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 1151 (100.00%) Oracle
2 621 (53.95%) SQL
3 567 (49.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 364 (31.62%) Finance
5 345 (29.97%) UNIX
6 336 (29.19%) PL/SQL
7 301 (26.15%) Linux
8 274 (23.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 251 (21.81%) Banking
10 240 (20.85%) Java
11 187 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
12 165 (14.34%) Oracle RAC
13 157 (13.64%) SQL Server
14 153 (13.29%) Performance Tuning
14 153 (13.29%) Relational Database
15 144 (12.51%) Business Intelligence
16 139 (12.08%) Windows
17 136 (11.82%) Investment Banking
18 133 (11.56%) WebLogic
19 128 (11.12%) ETL
20 120 (10.43%) RDBMS
21 119 (10.34%) SOA
22 114 (9.90%) Solaris
23 113 (9.82%) ITIL
23 113 (9.82%) C#
24 108 (9.38%) .NET
25 106 (9.21%) Data Guard
26 105 (9.12%) Security Cleared
26 105 (9.12%) XML
27 100 (8.69%) Shell Script

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 133 (11.56%) WebLogic
2 61 (5.30%) Apache
3 39 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
4 34 (2.95%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.52%) Oracle Coherence
6 28 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 23 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 21 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
9 20 (1.74%) Liferay
10 19 (1.65%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.56%) Oracle Spatial
11 18 (1.56%) Confluence
12 13 (1.13%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
14 11 (0.96%) MQSeries
14 11 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
15 10 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.87%) IIS
16 7 (0.61%) Mule
16 7 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.56%) MS Office
3 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.52%) MS Project
5 4 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.78%) Aligne
6 9 (0.78%) ZaiNet
6 9 (0.78%) Endur
7 7 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.43%) SunGard AvantGard
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.52%) SaaS
1 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.087%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.26%) SAN
2 23 (2.00%) LDAP
3 21 (1.82%) NAS
4 17 (1.48%) DNS
5 15 (1.30%) Internet
6 13 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.04%) Firewall
8 11 (0.96%) SNMP
9 10 (0.87%) SMTP
10 9 (0.78%) FTP
11 7 (0.61%) DHCP
12 6 (0.52%) SSH
13 5 (0.43%) HTTP
13 5 (0.43%) SSL
14 3 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.26%) LAN
14 3 (0.26%) WAN
15 2 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 2 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (49.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 274 (23.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 187 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
4 157 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 153 (13.29%) Relational Database
6 120 (10.43%) RDBMS
7 80 (6.95%) Oracle Reports
8 63 (5.47%) Oracle Exadata
9 60 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 55 (4.78%) Oracle ODI
11 53 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 48 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
14 48 (4.17%) OLAP
15 45 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 41 (3.56%) DB2
17 40 (3.48%) Essbase
17 40 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
18 31 (2.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 45 (3.91%) Subversion
2 33 (2.87%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.69%) JIRA
4 30 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
5 29 (2.52%) Maven
6 28 (2.43%) Jenkins
6 28 (2.43%) Toad
7 20 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
8 18 (1.56%) CruiseControl
9 17 (1.48%) JUnit
10 16 (1.39%) Ant
10 16 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.22%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.13%) Hudson
13 11 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
13 11 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 11 (0.96%) PowerBuilder
13 11 (0.96%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.78%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.78%) ClearQuest
General
1 364 (31.62%) Finance
2 251 (21.81%) Banking
3 136 (11.82%) Investment Banking
4 44 (3.82%) Front Office
5 40 (3.48%) Retail
6 17 (1.48%) Back Office
6 17 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (0.96%) Publishing
8 11 (0.96%) Games
9 10 (0.87%) Legal
9 10 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.87%) Marketing
10 7 (0.61%) Billing
11 6 (0.52%) German Language
12 5 (0.43%) Advertising
13 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.087%) French Language
Job Titles
1 395 (34.32%) Developer
2 246 (21.37%) DBA
3 222 (19.29%) Oracle DBA
4 120 (10.43%) Analyst
5 115 (9.99%) Architect
6 98 (8.51%) Oracle Developer
7 58 (5.04%) Consultant
8 56 (4.87%) Java Developer
9 54 (4.69%) Administrator
10 41 (3.56%) Senior Developer
11 39 (3.39%) Business Analyst
12 36 (3.13%) SQL DBA
13 32 (2.78%) Senior DBA
14 31 (2.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
15 30 (2.61%) C++ Developer
16 28 (2.43%) Hyperion Developer
16 28 (2.43%) C# Developer
16 28 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
17 26 (2.26%) Applications Support
18 25 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (9.38%) .NET
2 105 (9.12%) XML
3 86 (7.47%) Web Services
4 85 (7.38%) J2EE
5 82 (7.12%) Spring
6 73 (6.34%) Middleware
7 63 (5.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 43 (3.74%) HTML
9 34 (2.95%) CSS
10 30 (2.61%) WSDL
11 27 (2.35%) Hibernate
11 27 (2.35%) JDBC
11 27 (2.35%) XSLT
12 25 (2.17%) SOAP
13 22 (1.91%) STL
14 21 (1.82%) XSD
15 20 (1.74%) Struts
16 19 (1.65%) Spring MVC
16 19 (1.65%) ASP.NET
17 18 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.26%) Clustering
1 49 (4.26%) Derivative
2 46 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 43 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 43 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.13%) Replication
5 34 (2.95%) Data Integration
6 24 (2.09%) Market Risk
7 20 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
8 18 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 18 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 17 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.48%) Equities
10 16 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 15 (1.30%) Open Source
12 14 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.04%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.96%) Reference Data
14 11 (0.96%) Grid Computing
15 10 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 345 (29.97%) UNIX
2 301 (26.15%) Linux
3 139 (12.08%) Windows
4 114 (9.90%) Solaris
5 85 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (3.30%) AIX
7 29 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.22%) HPUX
12 10 (0.87%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.61%) CentOS
14 7 (0.61%) SUSE
15 5 (0.43%) Fedora
16 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.17%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (13.29%) Performance Tuning
2 144 (12.51%) Business Intelligence
3 128 (11.12%) ETL
4 119 (10.34%) SOA
5 113 (9.82%) ITIL
6 97 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (8.43%) Data Modelling
7 80 (6.95%) Analytics
8 78 (6.78%) Migration
9 64 (5.56%) TDD
10 63 (5.47%) Scrum
11 61 (5.30%) OO
12 52 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
13 50 (4.34%) Change Management
14 48 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 48 (4.17%) Project Management
15 46 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 45 (3.91%) High Availability
17 42 (3.65%) Data Management
18 39 (3.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 621 (53.95%) SQL
2 336 (29.19%) PL/SQL
3 240 (20.85%) Java
4 113 (9.82%) C#
5 100 (8.69%) Shell Script
6 69 (5.99%) JavaScript
7 56 (4.87%) Perl
8 52 (4.52%) T-SQL
9 51 (4.43%) Python
10 50 (4.34%) C++
11 26 (2.26%) VB
11 26 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.91%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.13%) VBA
14 11 (0.96%) sed
14 11 (0.96%) C
14 11 (0.96%) AWK
15 10 (0.87%) Korn
16 7 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
16 7 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 95 (8.25%) Degree
3 82 (7.12%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
5 23 (2.00%) OCP
6 18 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.22%) ISEB
10 7 (0.61%) PMP
10 7 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.52%) RHCE
11 6 (0.52%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.52%) MCSA
12 5 (0.43%) MCITP
12 5 (0.43%) OCA
13 3 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.08%) QA
2 8 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (0.70%) SLA
3 5 (0.43%) EMIR
4 4 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.26%) Basel III
5 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) FATCA
7 1 (0.087%) BS25999
7 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.087%) COBIT
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) GxP
7 1 (0.087%) FINREP
System Software
1 165 (14.34%) Oracle RAC
2 85 (7.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 34 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.96%) NFS
8 7 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (0.61%) KVM
9 6 (0.52%) vCloud
9 6 (0.52%) PowerHA
9 6 (0.52%) XenApp
10 5 (0.43%) XenServer
10 5 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.43%) Xen
11 4 (0.35%) NDS
11 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 106 (9.21%) Data Guard
2 66 (5.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (1.74%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.04%) Control-M
5 10 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.87%) Oracle EDQ
6 8 (0.70%) Legato
7 6 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.43%) SCOM
8 5 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.43%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.26%) Puppet
11 2 (0.17%) Nagios
11 2 (0.17%) SCCM
11 2 (0.17%) Sun Identity Manager
11 2 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 1151 (100.00%) Oracle
2 94 (8.17%) Microsoft
3 82 (7.12%) Red Hat
4 63 (5.47%) IBM
4 63 (5.47%) Informatica
5 54 (4.69%) Hyperion
6 48 (4.17%) VMware
7 42 (3.65%) Business Objects
8 37 (3.21%) Veritas
9 36 (3.13%) JBoss
10 35 (3.04%) SAP
11 32 (2.78%) HP
12 29 (2.52%) Cognos
13 27 (2.35%) EMC
14 22 (1.91%) Sybase
14 22 (1.91%) Sun
14 22 (1.91%) DataSynapse
15 21 (1.82%) Ab Initio
16 19 (1.65%) Citrix
17 17 (1.48%) BMC
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
SunGard
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £395 per day
Posted: 21 days ago