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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 11 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.51% 11.66% 6.57%
As % of the Vendors category 12.79% 22.35% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £405 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.66% -0.71%
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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
86 85 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 50.89% 52.15% 54.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 42
Average daily rate £435 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.09% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.71% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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
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 6 July 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 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) UNIX
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) PL/SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
5 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
5 7 (22.58%) Pega
6 6 (19.35%) SAP
6 6 (19.35%) Documentum
7 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
7 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) OLAP
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (9.68%) WebCenter
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (19.35%) Documentum
2 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Primavera
2 1 (3.23%) CA PPM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.23%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (12.90%) OLAP
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Xcelsius
6 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Designer
7 2 (6.45%) WebCenter Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Process Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) J2EE
2 3 (9.68%) WebCenter
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
3 2 (6.45%) WPF
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) CGI
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.23%) PMI
1 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
1 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.23%) HP Storage
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) VMS
3 1 (3.23%) SUSE
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) BPEL
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) PL/SQL
4 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) PgMP
2 1 (3.23%) APMP
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Pega
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Informatica
4 2 (6.45%) Northgate
5 1 (3.23%) Netezza
5 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.23%) JDA
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) CA
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco