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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 10 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.88% 5.70% 11.18%
As % of the Vendors category 15.63% 9.77% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -1.51%
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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
64 133 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 37.65% 58.33% 63.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 83 53
Average daily rate £396 £408 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.82% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.30 £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 6 (28.57%) STL
4 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) AIX
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Korn
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Utilities
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Support
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) LODESTAR Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (4.76%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) LODESTAR Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) STL
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) jQuery
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) AIX
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Release Management
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) ETL
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) OOP
3 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (19.05%) Korn
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Pegasus
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com