The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Vendors for the Reading 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 17 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 77 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.17% 9.46% 7.15%
As % of the Vendors category 13.77% 18.77% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 20
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £251 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
559 389 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.05% 50.39% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 149 217
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 28
Average hourly rate £14.67 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 56 (41.79%) SQL
2 39 (29.10%) UNIX
3 34 (25.37%) Windows
4 32 (23.88%) Oracle Database
5 31 (23.13%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (21.64%) Finance
7 26 (19.40%) ETL
8 25 (18.66%) Java
9 24 (17.91%) Telecoms
9 24 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
11 21 (15.67%) Informatica
11 21 (15.67%) SAP
12 19 (14.18%) Perl
12 19 (14.18%) ITIL
12 19 (14.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (12.69%) Billing
14 16 (11.94%) Linux
14 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
14 16 (11.94%) WebLogic
15 15 (11.19%) HTML
15 15 (11.19%) MySQL
15 15 (11.19%) PowerCenter
16 14 (10.45%) Retail
16 14 (10.45%) PL/SQL
16 14 (10.45%) Business Objects
16 14 (10.45%) CRM
16 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
17 13 (9.70%) XML
17 13 (9.70%) Data Modelling

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (11.94%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.97%) IIS
3 6 (4.48%) Apache
4 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.75%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) CSG Singleview
2 5 (3.73%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.75%) Metrica
5 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.75%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) HTTP
1 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.48%) LAN
2 6 (4.48%) Firewall
3 5 (3.73%) SAN
3 5 (3.73%) Internet
4 4 (2.99%) WAN
4 4 (2.99%) DHCP
4 4 (2.99%) LDAP
5 3 (2.24%) DNS
6 2 (1.49%) VPN
6 2 (1.49%) ATM
7 1 (0.75%) SSH
7 1 (0.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.75%) FTP
7 1 (0.75%) Extranet
7 1 (0.75%) Intranet
7 1 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.88%) Oracle Database
2 31 (23.13%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (14.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
5 15 (11.19%) MySQL
5 15 (11.19%) PowerCenter
6 10 (7.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (7.46%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (4.48%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.99%) DB2
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.24%) DataStage
11 2 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.48%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.73%) Maven
3 5 (3.73%) JIRA
3 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.99%) Toad
5 3 (2.24%) ERwin
6 2 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.49%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.75%) Ant
7 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) FogBugz
General
1 29 (21.64%) Finance
2 24 (17.91%) Telecoms
3 17 (12.69%) Billing
4 14 (10.45%) Retail
5 7 (5.22%) Banking
6 6 (4.48%) Back Office
7 4 (2.99%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.49%) Military
9 1 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.66%) Developer
2 19 (14.18%) Architect
3 17 (12.69%) Consultant
4 15 (11.19%) Analyst
5 9 (6.72%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Oracle Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) DBA
7 7 (5.22%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.48%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.73%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Project Coordinator
9 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Designer
10 4 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (2.99%) Informatica Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Applications Architect
10 4 (2.99%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) HTML
2 13 (9.70%) XML
3 10 (7.46%) J2EE
3 10 (7.46%) Spring
4 9 (6.72%) .NET
5 7 (5.22%) Hibernate
5 7 (5.22%) CGI
6 5 (3.73%) ODBC
7 4 (2.99%) jQuery
7 4 (2.99%) WebCenter
7 4 (2.99%) CSS
7 4 (2.99%) JSP
7 4 (2.99%) XHTML
8 3 (2.24%) Middleware
8 3 (2.24%) Struts
8 3 (2.24%) Web Services
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.24%) Java SE
8 3 (2.24%) Java EE
9 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) Clustering
2 5 (3.73%) Replication
3 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.24%) CESG
5 2 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.49%) FMCG
5 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) SCORM
6 1 (0.75%) PMI
6 1 (0.75%) Firmware
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.10%) UNIX
2 34 (25.37%) Windows
3 16 (11.94%) Linux
4 11 (8.21%) Solaris
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.24%) AIX
7 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.40%) ETL
2 24 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (14.18%) ITIL
4 14 (10.45%) CRM
5 13 (9.70%) Data Modelling
5 13 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.96%) Migration
7 10 (7.46%) Analytics
8 9 (6.72%) Data Management
8 9 (6.72%) Master Data Management
9 7 (5.22%) MVC
9 7 (5.22%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (4.48%) eTOM
10 6 (4.48%) Data Entry
10 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.48%) Project Management
11 5 (3.73%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.73%) Service Management
11 5 (3.73%) Change Management
11 5 (3.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.79%) SQL
2 25 (18.66%) Java
3 19 (14.18%) Perl
4 14 (10.45%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.73%) VB
7 4 (2.99%) PHP
7 4 (2.99%) C#
7 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.24%) C
8 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.24%) VBScript
8 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.24%) Korn
9 2 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) Delphi
10 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.75%) VBA
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.72%) Degree
3 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) HND
5 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.49%) ISEB
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.75%) OCA
8 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.75%) HNC
8 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.22%) QA
3 4 (2.99%) TickIT
4 3 (2.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.75%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.75%) NFS
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.75%) XenServer
6 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) vCloud
6 1 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.24%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.49%) SCCM
3 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.49%) Legato
3 2 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.67%) Informatica
2 21 (15.67%) SAP
3 14 (10.45%) Business Objects
4 12 (8.96%) IBM
5 6 (4.48%) Cognos
5 6 (4.48%) Siebel
5 6 (4.48%) VMware
5 6 (4.48%) Remedy
6 5 (3.73%) Sybase
7 4 (2.99%) JBoss
7 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.24%) NetApp
8 3 (2.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (2.24%) hybris
8 3 (2.24%) Greenplum
8 3 (2.24%) Velocent
8 3 (2.24%) Cerion
9 2 (1.49%) Netezza
9 2 (1.49%) Talend
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