The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 20 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.07% 11.65% 10.38%
As % of the Vendors category 20.20% 20.87% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £425 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £600 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.80 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +12.93%
Oracle
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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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
99 115 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 64.71% 55.83% 54.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 37
Average daily rate £400 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £315 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -
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 the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Midlands region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Midlands region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (70.37%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) UNIX
3 13 (48.15%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
7 7 (25.93%) SAP
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) CRM
9 5 (18.52%) J2EE
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (18.52%) Pega
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (11.11%) OLAP
11 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (11.11%) Documentum
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (11.11%) Documentum
1 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (11.11%) OLAP
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
7 1 (3.70%) DataStage
7 1 (3.70%) OLTP
7 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.70%) MaxDB
7 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Designer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) WCF
3 2 (7.41%) WPF
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) CGI
4 1 (3.70%) JDBC
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) GIS
1 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.70%) Open Source
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) SUSE
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) BPEL
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Pega
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
3 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.70%) Northgate
4 1 (3.70%) Netezza
4 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) IBM