The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 25 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 64 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.34% 7.47% 8.63%
As % of the Vendors category 13.68% 14.96% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £540 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.80 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +12.93%
Oracle
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
468 508 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.38% 49.95% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 242 137
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 30
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 43 (38.39%) SQL
2 38 (33.93%) SQL Server
3 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 26 (23.21%) Java
4 21 (18.75%) Finance
5 19 (16.96%) Windows
6 18 (16.07%) Linux
6 18 (16.07%) MS Excel
7 17 (15.18%) Business Objects
8 15 (13.39%) Data Modelling
8 15 (13.39%) Migration
8 15 (13.39%) VMware
8 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 13 (11.61%) PowerShell
10 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (11.61%) Hyper-V
10 13 (11.61%) Windows 7
10 13 (11.61%) SCCM
10 13 (11.61%) UNIX
10 13 (11.61%) VBScript
10 13 (11.61%) VB
10 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (11.61%) Active Directory
11 12 (10.71%) Red Hat
11 12 (10.71%) MySQL
11 12 (10.71%) SOA
11 12 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
11 12 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.36%) Apache
5 5 (4.46%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.57%) ArcGIS
6 4 (3.57%) ArcSDE
7 3 (2.68%) JCAPS
7 3 (2.68%) JBoss
8 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.89%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.89%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.79%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.89%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.89%) PaaS
1 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (3.57%) NAS
2 4 (3.57%) VoIP
2 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.68%) VPN
3 3 (2.68%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.68%) DMZ
3 3 (2.68%) DSLAM
3 3 (2.68%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.68%) FTP
3 3 (2.68%) ATM
3 3 (2.68%) Broadband
3 3 (2.68%) xDSL
3 3 (2.68%) PPP
4 2 (1.79%) HTTP
4 2 (1.79%) Internet
4 2 (1.79%) SSL
4 2 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) MySQL
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.14%) Informix
6 6 (5.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.46%) QlikView
7 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.79%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.89%) IDOL
10 1 (0.89%) Essbase
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.46%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Games
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (28.57%) Developer
2 19 (16.96%) Architect
3 11 (9.82%) Consultant
4 10 (8.93%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Administrator
6 8 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 7 (6.25%) Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Management Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Project Administrator
10 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.57%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Service Management Consultant
11 3 (2.68%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.82%) HTML
1 11 (9.82%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) CSS
2 8 (7.14%) Middleware
3 7 (6.25%) J2EE
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (4.46%) jQuery
5 5 (4.46%) Spring
6 4 (3.57%) JSP
6 4 (3.57%) ArcObjects
6 4 (3.57%) HTML5
7 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.68%) CSS3
7 3 (2.68%) Spring Security
7 3 (2.68%) Servlets
7 3 (2.68%) JSON
7 3 (2.68%) XML
8 2 (1.79%) XHTML
8 2 (1.79%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.46%) PKI
4 4 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.57%) GIS
4 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.68%) Open Source
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Life Science
6 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.89%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 18 (16.07%) Linux
3 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (11.61%) UNIX
3 13 (11.61%) Windows 7
4 12 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (1.79%) HPUX
7 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.39%) Data Modelling
1 15 (13.39%) Migration
2 12 (10.71%) SOA
3 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (7.14%) CRM
5 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.46%) Workflow
6 5 (4.46%) Project Management
6 5 (4.46%) System Testing
6 5 (4.46%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.46%) Analytics
6 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.57%) Cyber Security
7 4 (3.57%) Data Entry
7 4 (3.57%) Release Management
7 4 (3.57%) Service Management
7 4 (3.57%) ERP
8 3 (2.68%) EAI
8 3 (2.68%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) SQL
2 26 (23.21%) Java
3 13 (11.61%) VBScript
3 13 (11.61%) VB
3 13 (11.61%) PowerShell
4 10 (8.93%) C#
5 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.36%) Python
7 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.68%) Korn
8 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.68%) AWK
8 3 (2.68%) PHP
8 3 (2.68%) sed
9 2 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.79%) C
9 2 (1.79%) Delphi
9 2 (1.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.89%) XQuery
10 1 (0.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) HND
6 3 (2.68%) CCNP
6 3 (2.68%) CCNA
6 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.68%) Sun Certification
6 3 (2.68%) SCSA
7 2 (1.79%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.61%) Hyper-V
2 13 (11.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.89%) Xen
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.89%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) SCCM
2 11 (9.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.68%) Puppet
5 1 (0.89%) Oozie
5 1 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.18%) Business Objects
3 15 (13.39%) VMware
4 12 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.93%) Borland
5 10 (8.93%) SAP
6 8 (7.14%) Sun
6 8 (7.14%) webMethods
7 6 (5.36%) HP
8 5 (4.46%) Informatica
9 4 (3.57%) Veritas
9 4 (3.57%) Mapinfo
9 4 (3.57%) ESRI
10 3 (2.68%) Huawei
10 3 (2.68%) Cisco
11 2 (1.79%) IBM
11 2 (1.79%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.79%) Talend
12 1 (0.89%) Symantec
12 1 (0.89%) F5
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