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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 16 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 226 247 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.13% 7.72% 12.61%
As % of the Vendors category 20.43% 21.74% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 108 151
Median daily rate £350 £353 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £297 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £477 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -4.00%
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
1106 1136 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.69% 35.50% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 519 542
Median daily rate £340 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 28
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 98 £350 - 17
Glasgow -1 80 £397 +8.73% 14
Stirling +8 13 £463 -
Renfrewshire -4 13 £315 -
Aberdeen - 12 £338 -
West Lothian +2 3 £308 -6.81%
Perth and Kinross +4 1 £375 +7.14%
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -
East Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 207 (40.75%) SQL
2 179 (35.24%) Finance
3 140 (27.56%) Java
4 138 (27.17%) Oracle Database
5 134 (26.38%) Unix
6 120 (23.62%) Microsoft
7 104 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (19.29%) SQL Server
9 88 (17.32%) Linux
10 83 (16.34%) Migration
11 78 (15.35%) Banking
12 74 (14.57%) Windows
13 65 (12.80%) Relational Database
14 60 (11.81%) Security Cleared
15 59 (11.61%) HP
16 58 (11.42%) Solaris
16 58 (11.42%) JBoss
17 57 (11.22%) .NET
17 57 (11.22%) SOA
18 54 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
18 54 (10.63%) Data Modelling
19 53 (10.43%) PL/SQL
20 47 (9.25%) ITIL
21 45 (8.86%) XML
21 45 (8.86%) ETL
21 45 (8.86%) CRM
21 45 (8.86%) Hibernate
21 45 (8.86%) SC Cleared
22 43 (8.46%) Oracle Database 11g
22 43 (8.46%) RDBMS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (11.42%) JBoss
2 41 (8.07%) WebSphere
3 25 (4.92%) Apache
4 22 (4.33%) SAS
5 21 (4.13%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.13%) WebLogic
6 16 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.17%) IIS
8 11 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.57%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.18%) CICS
10 6 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.98%) CMS
11 5 (0.98%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.79%) Drupal
12 4 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.57%) MS Office
2 8 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.79%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (5.51%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (3.35%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (1.38%) Primavera
6 6 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.98%) Global One
8 4 (0.79%) OpenText MBPM
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.59%) Cognos Controller
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.59%) Sonata
10 2 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.39%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.39%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.98%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.39%) Taleo
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.91%) SAN
2 19 (3.74%) DNS
3 14 (2.76%) Firewall
3 14 (2.76%) SSL
3 14 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.36%) Internet
5 11 (2.17%) VPN
6 9 (1.77%) WAN
7 8 (1.57%) LDAP
8 7 (1.38%) SSH
9 6 (1.18%) DHCP
9 6 (1.18%) LAN
10 4 (0.79%) HTTP
10 4 (0.79%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.79%) Skype
11 3 (0.59%) VLAN
12 2 (0.39%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.20%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (27.17%) Oracle Database
2 98 (19.29%) SQL Server
3 65 (12.80%) Relational Database
4 54 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (8.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (8.46%) RDBMS
6 36 (7.09%) Oracle Reports
7 30 (5.91%) DB2
8 28 (5.51%) MySQL
9 18 (3.54%) MongoDB
10 17 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (2.56%) NoSQL
13 12 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (2.17%) Big Data
14 11 (2.17%) PowerCenter
15 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 23 (4.53%) HP UFT
2 21 (4.13%) JIRA
3 17 (3.35%) Eclipse
4 16 (3.15%) Subversion
5 15 (2.95%) Maven
6 10 (1.97%) ERwin
6 10 (1.97%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.97%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (1.77%) JUnit
8 8 (1.57%) Selenium
8 8 (1.57%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.57%) Toad
9 7 (1.38%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.38%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.18%) ClearCase
10 6 (1.18%) JBehave
11 5 (0.98%) Cobertura
11 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.98%) PVCS
General
1 179 (35.24%) Finance
2 78 (15.35%) Banking
3 21 (4.13%) Billing
4 17 (3.35%) Law
5 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.98%) Back Office
7 4 (0.79%) International Banking
7 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.79%) Retail
8 3 (0.59%) Marketing
8 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.39%) Front Office
9 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (23.03%) Developer
2 76 (14.96%) Analyst
3 67 (13.19%) Architect
4 53 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 47 (9.25%) Consultant
6 29 (5.71%) Administrator
7 27 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
9 24 (4.72%) Test Analyst
10 21 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (4.13%) Oracle Consultant
10 21 (4.13%) Project Manager
11 19 (3.74%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.54%) Tester
13 16 (3.15%) DBA
13 16 (3.15%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (2.95%) Data Analyst
15 14 (2.76%) Oracle Specialist
16 13 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.22%) .NET
2 45 (8.86%) Hibernate
2 45 (8.86%) XML
3 42 (8.27%) Web Services
4 41 (8.07%) Spring
5 39 (7.68%) HTML
6 32 (6.30%) Java EE
7 31 (6.10%) Middleware
8 28 (5.51%) JPA
9 27 (5.31%) ASP.NET
10 26 (5.12%) JSF
11 24 (4.72%) SOAP
12 22 (4.33%) Drools
13 20 (3.94%) JSP
14 19 (3.74%) JMS
15 18 (3.54%) XSLT
16 17 (3.35%) Servlets
17 15 (2.95%) J2EE
17 15 (2.95%) jBPM
18 13 (2.56%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.53%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.36%) Data Integration
5 11 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 10 (1.97%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.77%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.18%) CESG
8 6 (1.18%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (0.98%) User Experience
10 4 (0.79%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.39%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.39%) Fintech
12 2 (0.39%) Physics
12 2 (0.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 134 (26.38%) Unix
2 88 (17.32%) Linux
3 74 (14.57%) Windows
4 58 (11.42%) Solaris
5 42 (8.27%) AIX
6 34 (6.69%) Windows Server
7 22 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.15%) HPUX
9 9 (1.77%) Android
9 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.38%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.79%) OS/390
12 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (16.34%) Migration
3 57 (11.22%) SOA
4 54 (10.63%) Data Modelling
5 47 (9.25%) ITIL
6 45 (8.86%) CRM
6 45 (8.86%) ETL
7 41 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (7.09%) Scrum
8 36 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (6.89%) Change Management
9 35 (6.89%) OO
10 33 (6.50%) SDLC
11 32 (6.30%) Project Management
12 30 (5.91%) Functional Testing
13 28 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (5.12%) Data Migration
15 25 (4.92%) Open Source
16 22 (4.33%) Mentoring
16 22 (4.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 207 (40.75%) SQL
2 140 (27.56%) Java
3 53 (10.43%) PL/SQL
4 42 (8.27%) JavaScript
5 34 (6.69%) C#
6 30 (5.91%) Perl
7 27 (5.31%) VB
8 20 (3.94%) C
9 16 (3.15%) C++
10 14 (2.76%) VBScript
11 10 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.77%) Python
12 9 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.77%) VBA
13 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.57%) PHP
14 7 (1.38%) COBOL
15 4 (0.79%) Korn
15 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.92%) ISEB
3 25 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 23 (4.53%) Degree
5 19 (3.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 13 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (1.18%) OCP
9 4 (0.79%) CCNA
9 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.39%) CISSP
10 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.13%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.18%) QA
4 4 (0.79%) COBIT
5 2 (0.39%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (2.56%) vSphere
5 9 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.79%) Docker
7 4 (0.79%) SRDF
7 4 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.79%) XenApp
7 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.59%) RHEV
8 3 (0.59%) Samba
9 2 (0.39%) KVM
9 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 30 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (1.77%) BladeLogic
3 9 (1.77%) Puppet
4 7 (1.38%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.18%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.18%) XenMobile
6 5 (0.98%) Ansible
7 4 (0.79%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.59%) Control-M
8 3 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.39%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.39%) logstash
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.39%) SCOM
9 2 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 120 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.61%) HP
3 40 (7.87%) VMware
4 39 (7.68%) Red Hat
5 38 (7.48%) IBM
6 30 (5.91%) Informatica
7 28 (5.51%) Citrix
8 24 (4.72%) Teradata
9 22 (4.33%) Sybase
10 21 (4.13%) EMC
11 19 (3.74%) Veritas
12 18 (3.54%) SAP
13 14 (2.76%) CA
14 13 (2.56%) Cognos
15 12 (2.36%) Cisco
15 12 (2.36%) MicroStrategy
15 12 (2.36%) Sun
16 10 (1.97%) Talend
17 9 (1.77%) Apple
18 8 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
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