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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 15 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.52% 16.89% 9.39%
As % of the Vendors category 7.55% 25.51% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Oracle
England

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
106 98 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 59.89% 66.22% 61.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 56
Average daily rate £375 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £524 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014, 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 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) XML
2 9 (28.13%) Migration
2 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 8 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (25.00%) iPad
3 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Endeca
3 8 (25.00%) QA
3 8 (25.00%) ATG
3 8 (25.00%) CMS
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (25.00%) Content Management
3 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 8 (25.00%) XSLT
3 8 (25.00%) JDBC
3 8 (25.00%) JSP
3 8 (25.00%) Servlets
3 8 (25.00%) SOAP
3 8 (25.00%) Struts
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (25.00%) J2EE
3 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (25.00%) JBoss

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.00%) CMS
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (25.00%) JBoss
2 8 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (9.38%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.25%) DataStage
3 1 (3.13%) QualityStage
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) DTS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) ETL Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Storage Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) XML
2 8 (25.00%) XSLT
2 8 (25.00%) JMS
2 8 (25.00%) J2EE
2 8 (25.00%) JDBC
2 8 (25.00%) JSP
2 8 (25.00%) Servlets
2 8 (25.00%) SOAP
2 8 (25.00%) Struts
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) JMX
2 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) VLE
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Migration
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 8 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (25.00%) Content Management
2 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.00%) B2C
3 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
5 3 (9.38%) Logistics
5 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) SRDF
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) ATG
1 8 (25.00%) Endeca
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Informatica
4 3 (9.38%) Ab Initio
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) Trillium
5 2 (6.25%) Talend
6 1 (3.13%) Datanomic
6 1 (3.13%) RedPrairie
6 1 (3.13%) Cognos