The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.62% 6.10% 6.44%
As % of the Vendors category 9.30% 13.83% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £444 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% -7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £233 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £520 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.35%
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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 Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 94 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 49.71% 44.13% 58.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 69
Average daily rate £369 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.06% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £18.25 £36.25 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.65% +30.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.50 £15.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) STL
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Apache
5 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Moodle
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) LODESTAR Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) OBIEE Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Moodle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) LODESTAR Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) STL
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) VLE
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
2 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sun
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas
2 1 (5.26%) Pegasus
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat