The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 350 221 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.69% 8.99% 11.41%
As % of the Vendors category 28.00% 22.35% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 110 123
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 16
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -11.20%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1250 989 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.31% 40.22% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 452 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £181
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 30 34 61
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Oracle
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +5 179 £375 +1.35% 16
Glasgow +1 106 £350 +6.06% 35
Aberdeen +10 12 £327 -6.69%
Stirling -2 11 £500 +11.11%
West Lothian -5 3 £401 -5.76% 4
Fife +4 2 £550 +57.14%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Oracle
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 206 (34.51%) SQL
2 187 (31.32%) Java
3 157 (26.30%) Finance
4 152 (25.46%) Oracle Database
5 112 (18.76%) UNIX
6 103 (17.25%) Relational Database
7 100 (16.75%) SQL Server
8 97 (16.25%) Banking
9 93 (15.58%) PL/SQL
10 75 (12.56%) SOA
11 73 (12.23%) Linux
12 72 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
13 71 (11.89%) Oracle Database 11g
14 70 (11.73%) Microsoft
14 70 (11.73%) JavaScript
14 70 (11.73%) Project Management
15 65 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
16 64 (10.72%) HTML
17 63 (10.55%) Windows
18 62 (10.39%) JBoss
19 60 (10.05%) Web Services
19 60 (10.05%) JSP
20 58 (9.72%) .NET
21 56 (9.38%) HP
22 54 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
22 54 (9.05%) Oracle EBS
23 53 (8.88%) ETL
24 52 (8.71%) RDBMS
25 48 (8.04%) XML
25 48 (8.04%) Spring

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (6.37%) WebSphere
2 22 (3.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 21 (3.52%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.18%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.01%) SAS
6 9 (1.51%) CICS
7 8 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.34%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (1.17%) Confluence
9 5 (0.84%) FileNet
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.67%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.67%) Apache
11 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.50%) IIS
12 2 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 29 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.17%) MS Project
3 6 (1.01%) MS Office
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 54 (9.05%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (6.03%) Oracle Applications
3 31 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (4.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 20 (3.35%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (1.68%) Markit EDM
7 10 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (1.51%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (1.17%) Oracle HRMS
11 6 (1.01%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (1.01%) Oracle Payroll
12 5 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
13 3 (0.50%) SAP PM
13 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
14 2 (0.34%) Maximo
14 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.03%) SAN
2 23 (3.85%) Firewall
3 14 (2.35%) Internet
4 12 (2.01%) LAN
5 11 (1.84%) HTTP
5 11 (1.84%) NAS
6 10 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (1.68%) WAN
7 9 (1.51%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.34%) DNS
9 7 (1.17%) FTP
10 6 (1.01%) Network Security
11 3 (0.50%) VPN
11 3 (0.50%) DHCP
12 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.34%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.34%) Intranet
13 1 (0.17%) MPLS
13 1 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (25.46%) Oracle Database
2 103 (17.25%) Relational Database
3 100 (16.75%) SQL Server
4 71 (11.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 54 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (8.71%) RDBMS
7 42 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
8 32 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 29 (4.86%) Cognos Report Studio
10 28 (4.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 27 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (4.52%) Cognos Transformer
12 21 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (3.02%) DB2
15 16 (2.68%) Oracle9i Database
16 9 (1.51%) Oracle OWB
16 9 (1.51%) Oracle Discoverer
16 9 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
17 8 (1.34%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (4.69%) Selenium
2 24 (4.02%) Maven
3 21 (3.52%) JIRA
4 19 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (2.51%) CruiseControl
6 14 (2.35%) Subversion
7 13 (2.18%) JUnit
8 12 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (1.68%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.51%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.51%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.34%) Ant
12 7 (1.17%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (1.01%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.67%) Zephyr
14 4 (0.67%) Toad
14 4 (0.67%) PVCS
15 3 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 3 (0.50%) Axure RP
General
1 157 (26.30%) Finance
2 97 (16.25%) Banking
3 13 (2.18%) Investment Banking
4 10 (1.68%) Retail
5 9 (1.51%) Front Office
6 5 (0.84%) Back Office
6 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.67%) Local Government
8 3 (0.50%) Legal
8 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.50%) Advertising
8 3 (0.50%) Billing
8 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.34%) International Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 202 (33.84%) Developer
2 87 (14.57%) Analyst
3 58 (9.72%) Java Developer
4 54 (9.05%) Architect
5 52 (8.71%) Project Manager
6 51 (8.54%) Consultant
7 37 (6.20%) DBA
8 31 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
9 30 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (4.86%) Oracle Consultant
11 28 (4.69%) Cognos Developer
12 27 (4.52%) Oracle Developer
13 26 (4.36%) Designer
14 22 (3.69%) Test Analyst
15 18 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (3.02%) Administrator
15 18 (3.02%) Business Analyst
16 17 (2.85%) Tester
16 17 (2.85%) Test Leader
17 16 (2.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.72%) HTML
2 60 (10.05%) Web Services
2 60 (10.05%) JSP
3 58 (9.72%) .NET
4 48 (8.04%) XML
4 48 (8.04%) Spring
5 40 (6.70%) CSS
6 38 (6.37%) Hibernate
7 37 (6.20%) J2EE
8 36 (6.03%) JSF
9 35 (5.86%) Java EE
10 33 (5.53%) ASP.NET
11 26 (4.36%) Middleware
12 25 (4.19%) XSLT
13 24 (4.02%) RichFaces
14 22 (3.69%) Struts
15 21 (3.52%) JPA
16 20 (3.35%) Servlets
16 20 (3.35%) JMS
17 19 (3.18%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 17 (2.85%) Replication
3 14 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.51%) GIS
5 9 (1.51%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (1.34%) CESG
6 8 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (1.17%) Open Source
8 5 (0.84%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.84%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.67%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.67%) Physics
9 4 (0.67%) Clustering
10 3 (0.50%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.50%) Equities
10 3 (0.50%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 112 (18.76%) UNIX
2 73 (12.23%) Linux
3 63 (10.55%) Windows
4 25 (4.19%) Solaris
5 24 (4.02%) AIX
6 12 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.51%) zOS
8 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.50%) HPUX
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.34%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (12.56%) SOA
2 72 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (11.73%) Project Management
4 65 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (8.88%) ETL
6 47 (7.87%) Migration
7 45 (7.54%) Change Management
8 44 (7.37%) Data Modelling
9 43 (7.20%) OO
9 43 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (7.20%) Scrum
10 38 (6.37%) Workflow
11 36 (6.03%) ITIL
12 35 (5.86%) Kimball Methodology
13 34 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (5.70%) Unit Testing
14 26 (4.36%) Use Case
14 26 (4.36%) Test Scripting
14 26 (4.36%) MVC
15 25 (4.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 206 (34.51%) SQL
2 187 (31.32%) Java
3 93 (15.58%) PL/SQL
4 70 (11.73%) JavaScript
5 41 (6.87%) C#
6 37 (6.20%) Perl
7 28 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.85%) VB
9 12 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.51%) C
10 9 (1.51%) Python
10 9 (1.51%) R
11 8 (1.34%) VBA
12 6 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.84%) C++
13 5 (0.84%) PHP
14 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.67%) Groovy
14 4 (0.67%) Korn
15 3 (0.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 48 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.53%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.52%) Degree
5 19 (3.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 18 (3.02%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.84%) ISEB
9 5 (0.84%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.84%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.50%) MOS
11 2 (0.34%) MCITP
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.17%) OCP
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PMP
12 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.85%) QA
2 18 (3.02%) SLA
3 9 (1.51%) GPG13
4 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.50%) WCAG
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (1.51%) SRDF
3 7 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.50%) RHEV
5 3 (0.50%) KVM
6 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.02%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (3.35%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.17%) Legato
3 7 (1.17%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.67%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.34%) Ionix
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.17%) Control-M
7 1 (0.17%) Netcool
7 1 (0.17%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 70 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.39%) JBoss
3 56 (9.38%) HP
4 35 (5.86%) Sybase
4 35 (5.86%) IBM
5 34 (5.70%) Cognos
6 17 (2.85%) EMC
7 15 (2.51%) Business Objects
7 15 (2.51%) SAP
8 11 (1.84%) Informatica
8 11 (1.84%) Citrix
8 11 (1.84%) VMware
9 10 (1.68%) Sun
10 8 (1.34%) Veritas
11 7 (1.17%) Bloomberg
11 7 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.84%) Remedy
12 5 (0.84%) Cisco
12 5 (0.84%) Nintex
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