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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 5 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 25 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.79% 5.22% 8.04%
As % of the Vendors category 23.58% 12.12% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 8
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £265 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.13 £50.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +68.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.61%
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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
106 99 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 50.00% 43.04% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 70
Average daily rate £350 £413 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £28.13 £43.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +43.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) UNIX
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) Perl
5 11 (34.38%) C
5 11 (34.38%) C++
5 11 (34.38%) STL
5 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
5 11 (34.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (18.75%) SAP
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
9 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (9.38%) SLA
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (9.38%) Windows
9 3 (9.38%) Apache
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) VMware
9 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
9 3 (9.38%) Shell Script

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.38%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.25%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Moodle
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.13%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) C++ Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Architect
6 1 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Moodle Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) STL
1 11 (34.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Video on Demand
2 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) UNIX
2 16 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Test Management
3 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Workflow
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (6.25%) Information Security
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
3 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) Perl
3 11 (34.38%) C
3 11 (34.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
1 2 (6.25%) CISSP
1 2 (6.25%) CISM
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CIMA
2 1 (3.13%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (3.13%) Pegasus
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Sage