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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 17 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 13 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.22% 10.38% 8.49%
As % of the Vendors category 12.87% 18.00% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 14
Average daily rate
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£345 £484 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.71% +48.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £440 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
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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
101 150 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.56% 57.69% 54.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 79 75
Average daily rate £440 £390 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.33 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.45% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.90 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
4 6 (25.00%) AIX
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.83%) XenApp
5 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
6 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 4 (16.67%) ITSM
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) STL
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) Solaris
6 4 (16.67%) NetApp

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Demantra
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Design Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) E-Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) STL
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) SAP PI
2 2 (8.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (8.33%) JMS
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ArcObjects
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) AIX
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (12.50%) SOA
3 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 3 (12.50%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) EAI
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) Korn
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) XenApp
1 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.17%) ESRI
6 1 (4.17%) ReadSoft
6 1 (4.17%) ATG
6 1 (4.17%) AppSense
6 1 (4.17%) Endeca