The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the North East region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 37 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 19 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.29% 1.43% 1.00%
As % of the Business Applications category 29.23% 20.00% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 4
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£426 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £318 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.81% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year
- -76.78%
Business Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
65 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.25% 7.14% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 19
Average daily rate £426 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.71% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 17 £426 -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications.

1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (92.86%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
4 19 (67.86%) SC Cleared
4 19 (67.86%) Finance
5 18 (64.29%) Oracle Payables
5 18 (64.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (60.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 17 (60.71%) Workflow
6 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
7 16 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (57.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 16 (57.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (50.00%) General Ledger
9 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (46.43%) Migration
9 13 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
10 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
10 11 (39.29%) SQL
10 11 (39.29%) UNIX
10 11 (39.29%) HP
11 10 (35.71%) SLA
11 10 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (35.71%) QA
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
12 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
12 8 (28.57%) Data Management
13 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (25.00%) ITIL

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 26 (92.86%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (64.29%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (64.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (57.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (57.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) DBA
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Applications Support
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Workflow
1 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (46.43%) Migration
2 13 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
3 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 8 (28.57%) Data Management
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
6 4 (14.29%) Cash Management
6 4 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (14.29%) CRM
6 4 (14.29%) Content Management
7 3 (10.71%) Document Management
8 2 (7.14%) ERP
9 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) OCP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
1 10 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) HP