The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 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 14 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 283 368 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.63% 13.44% 10.33%
As % of the Vendors category 24.21% 30.87% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 171 128
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1169 1192 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.64% 43.52% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 593 483
Average daily rate £354 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
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 Scotland

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle
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 within the Scotland 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
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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 -3 115 £356 -10.93% 22
Edinburgh -7 110 £375 -11.76% 29
West Lothian +1 16 £330 -18.51% 1
North Lanarkshire -1 8 - -
Stirling +1 7 £450 -7.69%
Renfrewshire +11 6 £350 +0.62%
Fife -4 4 - -
East Lothian - 4 - - 1
South Ayrshire - 2 - - 1
Dundee -7 1 - - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 £515 -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 249 (50.00%) SQL
2 184 (36.95%) Finance
3 145 (29.12%) Oracle Database
4 131 (26.31%) PL/SQL
5 126 (25.30%) Java
6 123 (24.70%) UNIX
7 105 (21.08%) Banking
8 76 (15.26%) Data Modelling
9 74 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (14.06%) Relational Database
11 66 (13.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 64 (12.85%) Data Warehouse
13 61 (12.25%) Linux
14 58 (11.65%) SQL Server
15 56 (11.24%) Migration
16 55 (11.04%) Middleware
17 53 (10.64%) JavaScript
18 51 (10.24%) Web Services
19 50 (10.04%) ETL
20 49 (9.84%) Spring
21 48 (9.64%) XML
22 46 (9.24%) Solaris
22 46 (9.24%) Hibernate
23 41 (8.23%) RDBMS
23 41 (8.23%) Windows
24 39 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
24 39 (7.83%) SOA
24 39 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
25 37 (7.43%) SDLC
26 36 (7.23%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 29 (5.82%) WebLogic
3 21 (4.22%) JBoss
4 16 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 15 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (2.61%) SAS
7 11 (2.21%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (1.61%) FileNet
9 5 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.00%) Apache
9 5 (1.00%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (0.80%) Lync
10 4 (0.80%) Confluence
10 4 (0.80%) CMS
11 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.60%) IIS
11 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 19 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.61%) MS Office
4 3 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 24 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.80%) Agresso
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.40%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.40%) Maximo
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.20%) assyst
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.00%) PaaS
3 4 (0.80%) SaaS
4 3 (0.60%) Taleo
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.02%) SAN
2 10 (2.01%) LAN
3 7 (1.41%) Firewall
4 6 (1.20%) DNS
5 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.00%) WAN
5 5 (1.00%) DHCP
6 4 (0.80%) FTP
6 4 (0.80%) LDAP
6 4 (0.80%) VoIP
7 3 (0.60%) WLAN
7 3 (0.60%) HTTP
7 3 (0.60%) Internet
7 3 (0.60%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.40%) NAS
8 2 (0.40%) SSH
8 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (29.12%) Oracle Database
2 70 (14.06%) Relational Database
3 66 (13.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 64 (12.85%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (11.65%) SQL Server
6 41 (8.23%) RDBMS
7 36 (7.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (5.02%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (2.81%) MySQL
13 10 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.81%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (1.41%) PowerCenter
15 7 (1.41%) QlikView
15 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (4.82%) Toad
2 15 (3.01%) Maven
3 12 (2.41%) JUnit
4 11 (2.21%) Ant
4 11 (2.21%) CruiseControl
4 11 (2.21%) Selenium
5 10 (2.01%) Subversion
6 9 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (1.61%) JDeveloper
7 8 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
7 8 (1.61%) PeopleTools
7 8 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (1.41%) ERwin
8 7 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.20%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.20%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.20%) JIRA
10 5 (1.00%) Hudson
10 5 (1.00%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 184 (36.95%) Finance
2 105 (21.08%) Banking
3 22 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.01%) Retail
6 9 (1.81%) Back Office
7 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.20%) Law
9 3 (0.60%) Games
10 2 (0.40%) International Banking
10 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.40%) Local Government
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 180 (36.14%) Developer
2 74 (14.86%) Analyst
3 50 (10.04%) Architect
3 50 (10.04%) Java Developer
4 39 (7.83%) DBA
5 36 (7.23%) Oracle Developer
6 34 (6.83%) Project Manager
7 31 (6.22%) Oracle DBA
8 27 (5.42%) SQL Developer
8 27 (5.42%) Administrator
8 27 (5.42%) Consultant
9 26 (5.22%) Business Analyst
9 26 (5.22%) Designer
10 22 (4.42%) Applications Support
11 15 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.01%) Systems Analyst
11 15 (3.01%) Infrastructure Architect
11 15 (3.01%) SOA Designer
12 14 (2.81%) Senior Developer
13 13 (2.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.04%) Middleware
2 51 (10.24%) Web Services
3 49 (9.84%) Spring
4 48 (9.64%) XML
5 46 (9.24%) Hibernate
6 33 (6.63%) J2EE
6 33 (6.63%) CSS
7 32 (6.43%) HTML
8 30 (6.02%) JSP
9 25 (5.02%) .NET
10 23 (4.62%) Ajax
10 23 (4.62%) JPA
10 23 (4.62%) Oracle Fusion
11 20 (4.02%) jQuery
12 17 (3.41%) JMS
13 13 (2.61%) Struts
14 12 (2.41%) XSL
14 12 (2.41%) XSLT
14 12 (2.41%) Spring MVC
15 11 (2.21%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.21%) GIS
5 8 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.20%) iPad
8 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.80%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.80%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.60%) iSeries
10 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.60%) Replication
10 3 (0.60%) PKI
10 3 (0.60%) User Experience
10 3 (0.60%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.40%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 123 (24.70%) UNIX
2 61 (12.25%) Linux
3 46 (9.24%) Solaris
4 41 (8.23%) Windows
5 23 (4.62%) AIX
6 14 (2.81%) HPUX
7 11 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.20%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (15.26%) Data Modelling
2 74 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (11.24%) Migration
4 50 (10.04%) ETL
5 39 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (7.83%) SOA
5 39 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (7.43%) SDLC
7 33 (6.63%) OO
8 30 (6.02%) UML
9 29 (5.82%) ITIL
10 22 (4.42%) ERP
11 21 (4.22%) Project Management
12 20 (4.02%) Unit Testing
12 20 (4.02%) Data Migration
13 16 (3.21%) Change Management
13 16 (3.21%) MVC
13 16 (3.21%) Content Management
14 15 (3.01%) TDD
14 15 (3.01%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 249 (50.00%) SQL
2 131 (26.31%) PL/SQL
3 126 (25.30%) Java
4 53 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.63%) Shell Script
6 25 (5.02%) C#
7 23 (4.62%) Perl
8 14 (2.81%) VBA
9 9 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.61%) SQR
11 7 (1.41%) Python
11 7 (1.41%) PeopleCode
11 7 (1.41%) PHP
12 6 (1.20%) VB
13 4 (0.80%) C
13 4 (0.80%) Ruby
13 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.60%) Scala
14 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (3.01%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.21%) Degree
3 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.80%) CISA
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.40%) QiCA
5 2 (0.40%) MOS
5 2 (0.40%) ISEB
5 2 (0.40%) CISSP
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) OCP
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.61%) QA
2 7 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.60%) MiFID
3 3 (0.60%) EMIR
3 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) FATCA
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 17 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.61%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.20%) vSphere
5 5 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.80%) SRDF
7 3 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.41%) Data Guard
2 14 (2.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.80%) Puppet
5 4 (0.80%) SCCM
5 4 (0.80%) Control-M
6 3 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.40%) Legato
7 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.20%) EMC TimeFinder
8 1 (0.20%) logstash
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 26 (5.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.02%) Informatica
3 24 (4.82%) Red Hat
4 22 (4.42%) Sybase
5 21 (4.22%) VMware
6 17 (3.41%) IBM
7 15 (3.01%) Veritas
8 13 (2.61%) HP
8 13 (2.61%) EMC
8 13 (2.61%) Cognos
9 11 (2.21%) SAP
10 9 (1.81%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.00%) Siebel
11 5 (1.00%) Cisco
11 5 (1.00%) Sun
12 4 (0.80%) Citrix
12 4 (0.80%) CA
12 4 (0.80%) Symantec
12 4 (0.80%) Remedy
12 4 (0.80%) Perforce
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