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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 369 253 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.42% 10.33% 10.57%
As % of the Vendors category 29.01% 25.17% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 128 128
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 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 15
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
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
1272 1005 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.25% 41.04% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 492 448
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £175
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 28 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 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 28 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
Edinburgh +4 149 £425 +13.33% 18
Glasgow +3 141 £400 +21.21% 24
Aberdeen +2 17 £350 - 3
Stirling -1 17 £488 +11.42%
West Lothian -4 5 £405 +1.88% 2
Renfrewshire -21 4 £348 -
Fife +3 1 - - 3
Dundee - 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 233 (37.52%) SQL
2 198 (31.88%) Java
3 150 (24.15%) Finance
4 143 (23.03%) Oracle Database
5 123 (19.81%) SQL Server
6 113 (18.20%) PL/SQL
7 107 (17.23%) UNIX
8 103 (16.59%) Relational Database
9 99 (15.94%) Banking
10 82 (13.20%) .NET
11 80 (12.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 78 (12.56%) Microsoft
13 75 (12.08%) SOA
13 75 (12.08%) Project Management
14 71 (11.43%) JavaScript
14 71 (11.43%) Linux
15 69 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
15 69 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
16 66 (10.63%) HP
17 65 (10.47%) JSP
18 63 (10.14%) HTML
19 62 (9.98%) Web Services
20 61 (9.82%) JBoss
21 60 (9.66%) Windows
22 59 (9.50%) Migration
23 56 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
24 54 (8.70%) XML
25 53 (8.53%) Oracle EBS
25 53 (8.53%) Data Modelling
26 52 (8.37%) Security Cleared

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 36 (5.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 26 (4.19%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.09%) SAS
6 11 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (1.29%) CICS
7 8 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (1.13%) Confluence
8 7 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.81%) FileNet
9 5 (0.81%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.81%) IIS
10 3 (0.48%) Apache
10 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.32%) LiveLink
Applications
1 32 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.29%) MS Office
3 7 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.97%) MS Project
5 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (8.53%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (5.96%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 27 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (3.38%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (1.77%) Markit EDM
7 10 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
8 9 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle HRMS
10 6 (0.97%) Oracle Payroll
11 5 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
13 3 (0.48%) CSG Singleview
13 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.19%) SAN
2 24 (3.86%) Firewall
3 17 (2.74%) Internet
4 12 (1.93%) LAN
4 12 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (1.93%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (1.77%) HTTP
6 10 (1.61%) WAN
6 10 (1.61%) NAS
7 9 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.29%) DNS
8 8 (1.29%) Network Security
9 6 (0.97%) FTP
10 3 (0.48%) DHCP
10 3 (0.48%) VPN
10 3 (0.48%) Intranet
11 2 (0.32%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.16%) VLAN
12 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (23.03%) Oracle Database
2 123 (19.81%) SQL Server
3 103 (16.59%) Relational Database
4 80 (12.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 56 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (8.21%) RDBMS
7 40 (6.44%) Oracle Reports
8 37 (5.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 34 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
11 26 (4.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 25 (4.03%) Cognos Transformer
13 24 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (2.42%) DB2
15 14 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
16 10 (1.61%) MS Access
17 9 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
17 9 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 8 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 30 (4.83%) Selenium
2 23 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 21 (3.38%) Maven
3 21 (3.38%) JIRA
4 17 (2.74%) CruiseControl
5 12 (1.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (1.93%) JUnit
6 11 (1.77%) Subversion
7 10 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.45%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.29%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.97%) NetBeans
11 5 (0.81%) Ant
12 4 (0.64%) Zephyr
12 4 (0.64%) Toad
13 3 (0.48%) PeopleTools
13 3 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 3 (0.48%) Axure RP
General
1 150 (24.15%) Finance
2 99 (15.94%) Banking
3 13 (2.09%) Investment Banking
4 11 (1.77%) Back Office
5 10 (1.61%) Retail
6 9 (1.45%) Front Office
7 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.64%) Local Government
9 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.48%) Billing
9 3 (0.48%) Advertising
9 3 (0.48%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) International Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (35.27%) Developer
2 91 (14.65%) Analyst
3 61 (9.82%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.70%) Architect
4 54 (8.70%) Consultant
5 47 (7.57%) Project Manager
6 34 (5.48%) DBA
6 34 (5.48%) Designer
7 31 (4.99%) SQL Developer
7 31 (4.99%) Oracle Consultant
8 27 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
9 26 (4.19%) Oracle Developer
9 26 (4.19%) Cognos Developer
10 25 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.54%) Test Analyst
11 22 (3.54%) .NET Developer
12 19 (3.06%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 17 (2.74%) Test Leader
13 17 (2.74%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.20%) .NET
2 65 (10.47%) JSP
3 63 (10.14%) HTML
4 62 (9.98%) Web Services
5 54 (8.70%) XML
6 49 (7.89%) Spring
7 47 (7.57%) CSS
8 40 (6.44%) Hibernate
9 35 (5.64%) ASP.NET
10 34 (5.48%) J2EE
11 33 (5.31%) JSF
12 29 (4.67%) Java EE
13 25 (4.03%) Middleware
14 24 (3.86%) XSLT
15 23 (3.70%) JPA
16 22 (3.54%) RichFaces
17 21 (3.38%) Servlets
17 21 (3.38%) JDBC
18 20 (3.22%) JMS
19 19 (3.06%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (2.90%) Mainframe
2 14 (2.25%) Replication
3 12 (1.93%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.61%) CESG
4 10 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (0.97%) GIS
7 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.81%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.81%) Open Source
9 4 (0.64%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.64%) Clustering
10 3 (0.48%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.48%) SCORM
10 3 (0.48%) Equities
10 3 (0.48%) e-Health
10 3 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.23%) UNIX
2 71 (11.43%) Linux
3 60 (9.66%) Windows
4 22 (3.54%) Solaris
5 21 (3.38%) AIX
6 10 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.29%) zOS
8 6 (0.97%) HPUX
8 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (12.08%) SOA
1 75 (12.08%) Project Management
2 69 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (9.50%) Migration
4 53 (8.53%) Data Modelling
5 51 (8.21%) OO
6 50 (8.05%) ETL
6 50 (8.05%) Workflow
7 47 (7.57%) Scrum
8 41 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (6.44%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (5.64%) Change Management
11 32 (5.15%) Unit Testing
11 32 (5.15%) Kimball Methodology
12 28 (4.51%) UML
13 25 (4.03%) ITIL
13 25 (4.03%) PRINCE2
13 25 (4.03%) MVC
13 25 (4.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 233 (37.52%) SQL
2 198 (31.88%) Java
3 113 (18.20%) PL/SQL
4 71 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 45 (7.25%) C#
6 38 (6.12%) Perl
7 27 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 25 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 21 (3.38%) VB
9 21 (3.38%) VBA
10 11 (1.77%) C
11 9 (1.45%) Python
11 9 (1.45%) R
12 8 (1.29%) C++
13 7 (1.13%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.81%) PHP
14 5 (0.81%) Groovy
15 3 (0.48%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.48%) AWK
15 3 (0.48%) Jython
Qualifications
1 52 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.28%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.22%) Degree
4 20 (3.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 19 (3.06%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (1.77%) ISEB
9 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.32%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.32%) MCITP
11 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.16%) PMP
12 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.16%) MOS
12 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.06%) QA
2 11 (1.77%) GPG13
3 10 (1.61%) SLA
4 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.48%) WCAG
6 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.29%) SRDF
3 7 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.48%) KVM
6 3 (0.48%) RHEV
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (3.06%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.64%) Legato
3 4 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.32%) SCOM
5 2 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.32%) Ionix
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.16%) Netcool
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.63%) HP
3 61 (9.82%) JBoss
4 40 (6.44%) Sybase
5 35 (5.64%) IBM
6 33 (5.31%) Cognos
7 19 (3.06%) Business Objects
8 16 (2.58%) SAP
9 13 (2.09%) Kofax
10 12 (1.93%) PeopleSoft
10 12 (1.93%) EMC
11 11 (1.77%) Citrix
11 11 (1.77%) Informatica
12 9 (1.45%) VMware
13 8 (1.29%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.13%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.13%) Bloomberg
15 6 (0.97%) Veritas
15 6 (0.97%) Sun
15 6 (0.97%) Tableau
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Orgtel
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Glasgow
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Rate: £280 - £350 per day + competitive
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Progressive Recruitment
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Rate: £360.00 - £550.00 per day
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