The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 7.69% 5.56% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 11.11% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Vendors Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 38.46% 50.00% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the M4 Corridor region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the M4 Corridor region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Informatica
1 5 (71.43%) DataStage
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (14.29%) Revenue Management
2 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
2 1 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (14.29%) DRM
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) DataStage Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) IPTV
1 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
1 1 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) DRM
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Revenue Management
2 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos
1 5 (71.43%) Informatica