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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 33.33% 6.67% 13.33%
As % of the Vendors category 53.33% 14.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £230 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -12.50%
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 M4 Corridor region.

Vendors Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 62.50% 46.67% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate £230 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 16 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) UMTS
1 8 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 8 (100.00%) SS7
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Sybase
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) CDMA
2 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (50.00%) GGSN
2 4 (50.00%) SGSN

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) SS7
1 8 (100.00%) UMTS
1 8 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 4 (50.00%) CDMA
2 4 (50.00%) GGSN
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Network Support
1 8 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 8 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sybase
2 4 (50.00%) Huawei