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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 344 268 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.37% 10.85% 10.90%
As % of the Vendors category 27.59% 26.07% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 138 142
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Average hourly rate - - £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
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
1247 1028 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.86% 41.60% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 493 450
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 +2 144 £400 +18.51% 23
Edinburgh +1 110 £425 +6.25% 20
Aberdeen -1 22 £350 - 3
Stirling -2 17 £463 +8.82%
Renfrewshire -12 7 £360 -
West Lothian 0 5 £405 +8.00%
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 5
Perth and Kinross - - - - 1
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 255 (39.84%) SQL
2 209 (32.66%) Java
3 150 (23.44%) Oracle Database
4 145 (22.66%) Finance
5 136 (21.25%) PL/SQL
6 133 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
7 127 (19.84%) SQL Server
8 110 (17.19%) UNIX
9 107 (16.72%) Relational Database
10 98 (15.31%) Banking
11 86 (13.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 85 (13.28%) .NET
13 78 (12.19%) Microsoft
14 77 (12.03%) JavaScript
15 74 (11.56%) SOA
16 73 (11.41%) Project Management
17 72 (11.25%) JSP
18 71 (11.09%) Linux
19 70 (10.94%) HTML
20 67 (10.47%) HP
21 64 (10.00%) Windows
22 63 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
23 62 (9.69%) Data Modelling
23 62 (9.69%) XML
24 61 (9.53%) Web Services
24 61 (9.53%) JBoss
24 61 (9.53%) Migration
25 57 (8.91%) Spring
26 56 (8.75%) OO
27 55 (8.59%) Data Warehouse

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 51 (7.97%) WebSphere
2 38 (5.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 27 (4.22%) WebLogic
4 25 (3.91%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.72%) SAS
6 11 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.25%) CICS
7 8 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (1.09%) Confluence
8 7 (1.09%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.94%) FileNet
10 5 (0.78%) Apache
10 5 (0.78%) IIS
10 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.47%) LiveLink
Applications
1 31 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.72%) MS Office
3 7 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.94%) MS Project
5 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (8.59%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (5.47%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (3.44%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 15 (2.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (1.56%) Markit EDM
9 9 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (1.25%) Oracle HRMS
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
12 5 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
12 5 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
14 3 (0.47%) SAP PM
14 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.91%) SAN
2 22 (3.44%) Firewall
3 16 (2.50%) Internet
4 12 (1.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (1.56%) NAS
5 10 (1.56%) LAN
5 10 (1.56%) HTTP
6 9 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.41%) WAN
7 8 (1.25%) Network Security
8 6 (0.94%) DNS
9 5 (0.78%) FTP
10 3 (0.47%) Intranet
11 2 (0.31%) VPN
11 2 (0.31%) DHCP
12 1 (0.16%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.16%) VLAN
12 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (23.44%) Oracle Database
2 127 (19.84%) SQL Server
3 107 (16.72%) Relational Database
4 86 (13.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 55 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (8.28%) RDBMS
7 40 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
8 39 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 36 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (3.13%) Cognos Report Studio
13 19 (2.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 18 (2.81%) Cognos Transformer
15 14 (2.19%) DB2
16 13 (2.03%) Oracle9i Database
17 10 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 10 (1.56%) MS Access
18 9 (1.41%) MySQL
19 8 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 33 (5.16%) Selenium
2 27 (4.22%) Oracle Forms
3 23 (3.59%) JIRA
4 20 (3.13%) Maven
5 19 (2.97%) CruiseControl
6 17 (2.66%) Subversion
7 13 (2.03%) JUnit
8 12 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.56%) LoadRunner
9 10 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.41%) PVCS
11 8 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (1.09%) Toad
13 6 (0.94%) NetBeans
14 5 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
15 4 (0.63%) Zephyr
15 4 (0.63%) Ant
16 3 (0.47%) PeopleTools
General
1 145 (22.66%) Finance
2 98 (15.31%) Banking
3 12 (1.88%) Investment Banking
4 10 (1.56%) Back Office
5 9 (1.41%) Front Office
6 8 (1.25%) Retail
7 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.47%) Billing
9 3 (0.47%) Local Government
9 3 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.31%) International Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 232 (36.25%) Developer
2 90 (14.06%) Analyst
3 74 (11.56%) Java Developer
4 56 (8.75%) Consultant
5 47 (7.34%) Project Manager
6 42 (6.56%) Architect
7 38 (5.94%) Designer
8 35 (5.47%) SQL Developer
9 34 (5.31%) DBA
10 31 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
10 31 (4.84%) Oracle Consultant
11 27 (4.22%) Oracle DBA
12 22 (3.44%) Test Analyst
12 22 (3.44%) .NET Developer
13 21 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (3.13%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.97%) Cognos Developer
16 18 (2.81%) Data Analyst
17 17 (2.66%) Applications Support
17 17 (2.66%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (13.28%) .NET
2 72 (11.25%) JSP
3 70 (10.94%) HTML
4 62 (9.69%) XML
5 61 (9.53%) Web Services
6 57 (8.91%) Spring
7 50 (7.81%) CSS
8 42 (6.56%) Hibernate
9 40 (6.25%) J2EE
10 35 (5.47%) ASP.NET
11 33 (5.16%) JSF
12 26 (4.06%) XSLT
13 25 (3.91%) Servlets
13 25 (3.91%) Middleware
14 24 (3.75%) Struts
14 24 (3.75%) JMS
14 24 (3.75%) Java EE
15 23 (3.59%) Ajax
15 23 (3.59%) JDBC
16 22 (3.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 13 (2.03%) Replication
4 12 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.56%) CESG
5 10 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.78%) CMDB
8 5 (0.78%) GIS
8 5 (0.78%) Open Source
8 5 (0.78%) User Experience
9 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.63%) Clustering
9 4 (0.63%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.47%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 110 (17.19%) UNIX
2 71 (11.09%) Linux
3 64 (10.00%) Windows
4 21 (3.28%) Solaris
5 19 (2.97%) AIX
6 10 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.25%) zOS
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.78%) HPUX
10 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (11.56%) SOA
3 73 (11.41%) Project Management
4 63 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (9.69%) Data Modelling
6 61 (9.53%) Migration
7 56 (8.75%) OO
8 49 (7.66%) ETL
8 49 (7.66%) Workflow
9 48 (7.50%) Scrum
10 40 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
12 36 (5.63%) Unit Testing
13 35 (5.47%) Change Management
14 32 (5.00%) UML
15 31 (4.84%) MVC
16 28 (4.38%) PRINCE2
17 26 (4.06%) Kimball Methodology
18 24 (3.75%) ITIL
19 23 (3.59%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 255 (39.84%) SQL
2 209 (32.66%) Java
3 136 (21.25%) PL/SQL
4 77 (12.03%) JavaScript
5 48 (7.50%) C#
6 47 (7.34%) Perl
7 30 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 25 (3.91%) T-SQL
9 21 (3.28%) VBA
9 21 (3.28%) VB
10 9 (1.41%) Python
10 9 (1.41%) C++
10 9 (1.41%) PHP
10 9 (1.41%) R
11 7 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.09%) C
12 5 (0.78%) Groovy
13 3 (0.47%) AWK
13 3 (0.47%) Jython
13 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 44 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.94%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.28%) Degree
5 20 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 19 (2.97%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.56%) ISEB
10 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.31%) CISA
12 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.31%) MCITP
12 2 (0.31%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.97%) QA
2 11 (1.72%) GPG13
3 8 (1.25%) SLA
4 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.25%) SRDF
3 7 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.31%) RHEV
6 2 (0.31%) KVM
6 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (3.91%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (2.97%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.63%) Legato
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.31%) Ionix
5 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.16%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.16%) Netcool
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 78 (12.19%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.47%) HP
3 61 (9.53%) JBoss
4 41 (6.41%) IBM
5 40 (6.25%) Sybase
6 26 (4.06%) Cognos
7 24 (3.75%) Business Objects
8 15 (2.34%) SAP
9 14 (2.19%) Informatica
10 13 (2.03%) Kofax
11 12 (1.88%) EMC
11 12 (1.88%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (1.56%) Citrix
13 8 (1.25%) Tableau
13 8 (1.25%) VMware
14 7 (1.09%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.09%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.09%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.94%) Veritas
15 6 (0.94%) Sun
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