The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 29 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.09% 10.12% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 21.52% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Average daily rate £375 £488 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +64.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.21
% change year-on-year
- +24.18%
Oracle
Bedfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 79 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 32.61% 47.02% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 66 33
Average daily rate £563 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £50.68 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.55% +24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
4 1 (12.50%) C-shell
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) ProC
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) C-shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Sun