The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Vendors for the Middlesex 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 11 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 18 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.14% 9.05% 13.27%
As % of the Vendors category 13.24% 15.79% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 24
Average daily rate £444 £468 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £611 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 114 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 53.97% 57.29% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 78
Average daily rate £400 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) SAP
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) NetApp
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.13%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) LAN
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) WAN
5 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (12.90%) Finance
6 4 (12.90%) UNIX
6 4 (12.90%) ETL
6 4 (12.90%) Internet
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
7 3 (9.68%) AIX
7 3 (9.68%) Solaris
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) MS Office
7 3 (9.68%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) Nortel

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Web AS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) PBX
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
3 3 (9.68%) VLAN
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.23%) Essbase
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Toad
1 1 (3.23%) ERwin
General
1 5 (16.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) French Language
4 1 (3.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) HACMP
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) AIX
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) ETL
2 4 (12.90%) ERP
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) Process Management
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Release Management
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) ABAP
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQR
4 1 (3.23%) AWK
4 1 (3.23%) sed
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) CISM
1 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.45%) PowerHA
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) SAP
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) NetApp
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 3 (9.68%) Nortel
5 3 (9.68%) NEC
6 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
6 2 (6.45%) Informatica
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Cognos
7 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) IBM