The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle EBS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle EBS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 103 93 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 33 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.12% 0.62%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.70% 11.59% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £312 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £30.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +116.21%
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
282 233 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.89% 9.68% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 129 150
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.34% -32.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £13.43 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £51.39 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle EBS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle EBS across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle EBS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle EBS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle EBS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle EBS within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 17 £470 +55.11% 2
Cheshire -1 14 £397 -
Lancashire -30 2 £388 -8.82%
Merseyside - - - -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS.

1 80 (100.00%) Oracle
2 48 (60.00%) SQL
3 42 (52.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 38 (47.50%) Finance
5 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 29 (36.25%) SC Cleared
7 22 (27.50%) Oracle Applications
8 21 (26.25%) PL/SQL
9 18 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (21.25%) CRM
10 17 (21.25%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (21.25%) Oracle Financials
11 16 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 16 (20.00%) Workflow
11 16 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
13 12 (15.00%) ITIL
13 12 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (13.75%) Oracle 11i
14 11 (13.75%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (12.50%) Local Government
15 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
15 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
15 10 (12.50%) Data Architecture
15 10 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
16 9 (11.25%) High Availability
16 9 (11.25%) Oracle General Ledger
16 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
16 9 (11.25%) SOA

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.50%) CICS
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (52.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (27.50%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (21.25%) Oracle Financials
4 16 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 11 (13.75%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (11.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (10.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 8 (10.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 7 (8.75%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (3.75%) Oracle HRMS
11 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (2.50%) assyst
12 2 (2.50%) Oracle Payroll
12 2 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
13 1 (1.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) PaaS
1 7 (8.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) LAN
1 7 (8.75%) WAN
2 4 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 12 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (8.75%) Big Data
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.50%) MS Access
10 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.75%) Toad
3 1 (1.25%) ProC
General
1 38 (47.50%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Local Government
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Consultant
3 14 (17.50%) Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 14 (17.50%) Architect
4 11 (13.75%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 9 (11.25%) DBA
6 9 (11.25%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (11.25%) Oracle Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 7 (8.75%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 7 (8.75%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 7 (8.75%) Payroll Consultant
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Support Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 7 (8.75%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.25%) GIS
5 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) UNIX
2 7 (8.75%) MVS
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) VME
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Solaris
4 2 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (21.25%) CRM
3 16 (20.00%) Workflow
4 12 (15.00%) ITIL
5 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 9 (11.25%) High Availability
6 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
6 9 (11.25%) SOA
6 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.75%) PRINCE
8 7 (8.75%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.50%) ERP
9 6 (7.50%) Change Control
10 5 (6.25%) Master Data Management
10 5 (6.25%) Process Management
10 5 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) SQL
2 21 (26.25%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.00%) Java
4 4 (5.00%) R
5 2 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (36.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) OCP
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.75%) HP
3 3 (3.75%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) Sage
5 1 (1.25%) Informatica