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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 18 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.93% 8.09% 8.38%
As % of the Vendors category 8.75% 14.07% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 11
Average daily rate
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£345 £444 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.25% +16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £546 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +18.29%
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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
80 135 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 44.94% 57.45% 56.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 84 49
Average daily rate £396 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £255
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 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) STL
4 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) AIX
5 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (20.00%) Korn
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) LODESTAR Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) jQuery
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) DOM
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.00%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) OOP
3 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C++
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) Korn
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas
3 1 (5.00%) Pegasus
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com