The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 89 44 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.66% 11.40% 14.11%
As % of the Vendors category 31.23% 26.51% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £310 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £580 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £7.14 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+530.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
285 166 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.95% 43.01% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 67 105
Average daily rate £338 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £520 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £10.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Oracle
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 across the North East region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Oracle
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 across the North East region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Oracle
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 within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 71 £350 -17.64% 6
Durham +3 8 - - 2
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 95 (49.22%) SQL
2 86 (44.56%) Oracle Database
3 60 (31.09%) Security Cleared
4 58 (30.05%) PL/SQL
5 56 (29.02%) UNIX
6 47 (24.35%) Linux
7 45 (23.32%) SC Cleared
8 44 (22.80%) Oracle EBS
9 41 (21.24%) Java
10 40 (20.73%) Finance
11 38 (19.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 35 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (17.62%) Red Hat
14 33 (17.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (15.54%) Oracle EBS R12
15 30 (15.54%) Oracle Applications
16 29 (15.03%) WebSphere
17 27 (13.99%) Data Modelling
18 26 (13.47%) Informatica
18 26 (13.47%) Dimensional Modelling
19 25 (12.95%) HP
19 25 (12.95%) SQL Server
19 25 (12.95%) Workflow
20 24 (12.44%) Windows
20 24 (12.44%) WebLogic
21 23 (11.92%) Oracle Forms
22 22 (11.40%) JBoss
22 22 (11.40%) Oracle Payables
23 21 (10.88%) Oracle Reports
24 20 (10.36%) ETL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 29 (15.03%) WebSphere
2 24 (12.44%) WebLogic
3 20 (10.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 17 (8.81%) SAS
5 8 (4.15%) Apache
6 7 (3.63%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.11%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.59%) Oracle 10gAS
8 5 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.07%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.55%) Mule
10 3 (1.55%) LiveCycle
11 2 (1.04%) FileNet
11 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Project
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 44 (22.80%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (15.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 30 (15.54%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (11.40%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (10.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 20 (10.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (4.15%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (4.15%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) Firewall
1 13 (6.74%) LDAP
1 13 (6.74%) DNS
2 8 (4.15%) SSH
2 8 (4.15%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (2.59%) VPN
3 5 (2.59%) LAN
3 5 (2.59%) WAN
3 5 (2.59%) DHCP
3 5 (2.59%) SAN
4 2 (1.04%) Intranet
4 2 (1.04%) Internet
4 2 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (44.56%) Oracle Database
2 38 (19.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (12.95%) SQL Server
4 21 (10.88%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (8.81%) Base SAS
6 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.70%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (5.18%) Oracle Discoverer
8 8 (4.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (3.11%) DB2
9 6 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.55%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (1.04%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (1.04%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (11.92%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.63%) JUnit
3 5 (2.59%) ERwin
4 4 (2.07%) Maven
4 4 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.55%) Subversion
6 2 (1.04%) Toad
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (20.73%) Finance
2 18 (9.33%) General Ledger
3 9 (4.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.04%) Back Office
4 2 (1.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 60 (31.09%) Developer
2 25 (12.95%) Analyst
3 20 (10.36%) DBA
3 20 (10.36%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (8.29%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.25%) SAS Developer
6 12 (6.22%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.18%) Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) Programmer
8 9 (4.66%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.66%) UNIX Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.15%) Oracle Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.63%) SAS Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) Data Modeller
10 7 (3.63%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 6 (3.11%) Tester
12 5 (2.59%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.36%) Middleware
2 19 (9.84%) XML
3 15 (7.77%) .NET
4 11 (5.70%) Web Services
5 9 (4.66%) Play Framework
5 9 (4.66%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.66%) Spring
6 8 (4.15%) J2EE
7 7 (3.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (3.63%) XSLT
8 6 (3.11%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.11%) JMS
8 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (2.59%) CSS
9 5 (2.59%) HTML
9 5 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.07%) Ajax
10 4 (2.07%) Java EE
10 4 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.59%) Open Source
1 5 (2.59%) Fat Client
1 5 (2.59%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.04%) Social Media
4 1 (0.52%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.52%) Informatics
4 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.52%) NHS
4 1 (0.52%) Clustering
4 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.02%) UNIX
2 47 (24.35%) Linux
3 33 (17.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (12.44%) Windows
5 10 (5.18%) HPUX
6 9 (4.66%) AIX
7 8 (4.15%) Solaris
8 7 (3.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (13.99%) Data Modelling
3 26 (13.47%) Dimensional Modelling
4 25 (12.95%) Workflow
5 20 (10.36%) ETL
5 20 (10.36%) Configuration Management
6 18 (9.33%) Migration
7 17 (8.81%) Regression Testing
7 17 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (8.81%) Problem Management
8 16 (8.29%) ITIL
9 15 (7.77%) SOA
9 15 (7.77%) CRM
10 14 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.74%) Data Security
12 12 (6.22%) Data Management
13 9 (4.66%) Asset Management
13 9 (4.66%) Service Management
14 8 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (49.22%) SQL
2 58 (30.05%) PL/SQL
3 41 (21.24%) Java
4 17 (8.81%) C#
5 12 (6.22%) Perl
6 10 (5.18%) Scala
7 8 (4.15%) Korn
8 7 (3.63%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.11%) C++
10 5 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (31.09%) Security Cleared
2 45 (23.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.11%) Degree
5 5 (2.59%) ISEB
6 2 (1.04%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) SLA
2 12 (6.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.15%) NFS
4 7 (3.63%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.59%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.07%) KVM
6 4 (2.07%) RHEV
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.07%) OpenView
2 4 (2.07%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.52%) OVSD
Vendors
1 34 (17.62%) Red Hat
2 26 (13.47%) Informatica
3 25 (12.95%) HP
4 22 (11.40%) JBoss
5 17 (8.81%) VMware
6 14 (7.25%) IBM
7 8 (4.15%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.63%) Siebel
8 7 (3.63%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.11%) SAP
10 5 (2.59%) Sun
10 5 (2.59%) Citrix
10 5 (2.59%) Adobe
11 4 (2.07%) Axway
12 3 (1.55%) WSO2
13 2 (1.04%) Apple
13 2 (1.04%) Facebook
13 2 (1.04%) Twitter
14 1 (0.52%) Blackboard
14 1 (0.52%) Cognos