The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 5 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 16 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.04% 7.94% 7.78%
As % of the Vendors category 31.37% 15.63% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Average daily rate
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£299 £325 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £303 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £438 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Oracle
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 64 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 44.74% 50.79% 60.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 38
Average daily rate £318 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £226 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -61.42%
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 Northern Ireland

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim +9 16 £299 -8.07% 4
County Londonderry - - - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
3 12 (41.38%) UNIX
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Banking
5 10 (34.48%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (24.14%) Business Objects
8 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (20.69%) Statistics
8 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (17.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (17.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) Cognos
9 5 (17.24%) ETL
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) Solaris
9 5 (17.24%) SAP
10 4 (13.79%) Struts
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (17.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.45%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.34%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.90%) International Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (24.14%) DBA
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Cognos Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Struts
2 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 2 (6.90%) Spring Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Statistics
2 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Solaris
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQR
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VBScript
4 2 (6.90%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) C-shell
4 2 (6.90%) Korn
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Business Objects
2 5 (17.24%) Cognos
2 5 (17.24%) SAP
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) 29West
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Telerik
5 1 (3.45%) Actimize
5 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £295 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago