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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 5 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 11 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.74% 14.16% 7.81%
As % of the Vendors category 32.35% 31.37% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Average daily rate
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£194 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £252 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £316 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
34 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.84% 45.13% 49.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 28
Average daily rate £200 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 11 £194 -35.41% 3
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) UNIX
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) XSL
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 12 (38.71%) Actimize
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
7 9 (29.03%) Windows
7 9 (29.03%) Banking
8 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) Release Management
9 5 (16.13%) Equities
9 5 (16.13%) Derivative
10 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
10 4 (12.90%) Degree
10 4 (12.90%) QA
10 4 (12.90%) Information Security
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (12.90%) Perl
10 4 (12.90%) Juniper
10 4 (12.90%) Solaris
11 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) PVCS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) XSL
2 11 (35.48%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) EJB
3 1 (3.23%) JDBC
3 1 (3.23%) JSP
3 1 (3.23%) XSLT
3 1 (3.23%) JMS
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (3.23%) JSF
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.23%) JAX-WS
3 1 (3.23%) Java EE 5
3 1 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Equities
1 5 (16.13%) Derivative
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
2 5 (16.13%) Release Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Actimize
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) SAP