The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle EBS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle EBS over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Scotland 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 95 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 36 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.10% 0.62%
As % of the Business Applications category 18.00% 16.67% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £343 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £460
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -12.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.00
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
200 162 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.30% 6.63% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 78
Average daily rate £408 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
Oracle EBS
UK

Oracle EBS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle EBS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle EBS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Oracle EBS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle EBS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle EBS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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
Glasgow +17 28 £400 -3.03% 1
Edinburgh -25 4 £400 +8.84% 1
West Lothian +1 1 - -
Oracle EBS
UK

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (41.51%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (30.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
6 15 (28.30%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (26.42%) HP
7 14 (26.42%) Project Management
7 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
7 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
8 13 (24.53%) .NET
8 13 (24.53%) ERP
8 13 (24.53%) HTML
8 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
8 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
8 13 (24.53%) JSP
9 12 (22.64%) Change Management
9 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
9 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
10 11 (20.75%) UNIX
10 11 (20.75%) SOA
11 10 (18.87%) SQL
12 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
13 8 (15.09%) SLA
13 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
13 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
13 8 (15.09%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (15.09%) ITIL

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.43%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Local Government
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.09%) Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) ERP Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) DBA
5 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Support Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) ERP Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.77%) E-Business Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
1 13 (24.53%) HTML
1 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
1 13 (24.53%) JSP
2 3 (5.66%) SOAP
2 3 (5.66%) Struts
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 3 (5.66%) XSLT
2 3 (5.66%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) jQuery
2 3 (5.66%) Java EE
2 3 (5.66%) Dojo
2 3 (5.66%) REST
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.89%) Replication
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) UNIX
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Project Management
2 13 (24.53%) ERP
3 12 (22.64%) Change Management
3 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
4 11 (20.75%) SOA
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL
5 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.21%) System Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (7.55%) BPR
9 3 (5.66%) CRM
9 3 (5.66%) BPEL
9 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.43%) R
5 3 (5.66%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
3 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (13.21%) Degree
5 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (7.55%) ISEB
8 2 (3.77%) MCITP
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) Twitter
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.89%) VMware
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