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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 15 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 226 243 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.76% 9.61% 10.85%
As % of the Vendors category 21.84% 24.23% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 130 131
Average daily rate
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£375 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.49% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
1035 1003 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.53% 39.66% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 477 518
Average daily rate £350 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Edinburgh -5 104 £375 -6.25% 27
Glasgow +7 66 £356 +1.78% 16
Stirling -2 14 £425 +2.40%
West Lothian +3 9 £408 +35.60% 1
Aberdeen -4 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Fife -5 5 £381 -30.68%
Renfrewshire -6 2 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 £313 - 2
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 227 (49.13%) SQL
2 160 (34.63%) Finance
3 135 (29.22%) Java
4 119 (25.76%) Banking
5 109 (23.59%) PL/SQL
6 103 (22.29%) UNIX
7 95 (20.56%) Oracle Database
8 89 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (18.61%) SQL Server
10 71 (15.37%) JavaScript
11 67 (14.50%) Data Modelling
12 66 (14.29%) Relational Database
13 58 (12.55%) Spring
14 56 (12.12%) Windows
15 55 (11.90%) Linux
16 54 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
17 52 (11.26%) Hibernate
18 51 (11.04%) JSP
19 49 (10.61%) CSS
20 46 (9.96%) HTML
21 44 (9.52%) XML
22 43 (9.31%) Web Services
22 43 (9.31%) Project Management
23 42 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
24 39 (8.44%) OO
24 39 (8.44%) Migration
25 38 (8.23%) .NET
26 35 (7.58%) ETL
27 34 (7.36%) RDBMS
28 33 (7.14%) Red Hat

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (6.28%) JBoss
2 27 (5.84%) WebSphere
3 22 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 19 (4.11%) SAS
5 16 (3.46%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.52%) IIS
7 6 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.08%) Lync
8 5 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.08%) ColdFusion
8 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.08%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.87%) Apache
9 4 (0.87%) FileNet
9 4 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.87%) Confluence
10 3 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.65%) CMS
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.16%) MS Office
3 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.87%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.65%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.43%) Maximo
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.22%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.76%) SAN
2 13 (2.81%) LDAP
3 10 (2.16%) Firewall
4 8 (1.73%) DNS
5 7 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.30%) HTTP
7 5 (1.08%) DHCP
7 5 (1.08%) LAN
7 5 (1.08%) VoIP
7 5 (1.08%) WAN
8 4 (0.87%) SSL
8 4 (0.87%) FTP
8 4 (0.87%) Internet
9 3 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.65%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.65%) Intranet
9 3 (0.65%) WLAN
9 3 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.56%) Oracle Database
2 86 (18.61%) SQL Server
3 66 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 54 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (7.36%) RDBMS
6 33 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (4.11%) MySQL
9 18 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (2.60%) MS Access
12 11 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.95%) PowerCenter
14 8 (1.73%) SAP Data Services
15 7 (1.52%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
16 6 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 23 (4.98%) JIRA
2 22 (4.76%) Selenium
2 22 (4.76%) Subversion
3 19 (4.11%) Toad
4 17 (3.68%) CruiseControl
5 14 (3.03%) JUnit
6 12 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.38%) PeopleTools
8 10 (2.16%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.95%) Maven
10 7 (1.52%) Mockito
10 7 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.52%) ERwin
10 7 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (1.08%) Ant
11 5 (1.08%) NUnit
12 4 (0.87%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.87%) JDeveloper
General
1 160 (34.63%) Finance
2 119 (25.76%) Banking
3 27 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.16%) Law
5 9 (1.95%) Retail
6 7 (1.52%) Games
7 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.08%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.87%) Local Government
8 4 (0.87%) Back Office
9 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.65%) Front Office
10 2 (0.43%) International Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 173 (37.45%) Developer
2 92 (19.91%) Analyst
3 57 (12.34%) Java Developer
4 39 (8.44%) Project Manager
5 31 (6.71%) Business Analyst
6 29 (6.28%) DBA
7 28 (6.06%) Architect
8 25 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
8 25 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
9 21 (4.55%) Designer
10 20 (4.33%) Test Analyst
11 19 (4.11%) SQL Developer
11 19 (4.11%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.90%) Administrator
13 17 (3.68%) Data Analyst
14 15 (3.25%) Consultant
15 12 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 12 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.60%) Solutions Designer
16 11 (2.38%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.55%) Spring
2 52 (11.26%) Hibernate
3 51 (11.04%) JSP
4 49 (10.61%) CSS
5 46 (9.96%) HTML
6 44 (9.52%) XML
7 43 (9.31%) Web Services
8 38 (8.23%) .NET
9 32 (6.93%) Ajax
10 30 (6.49%) J2EE
11 26 (5.63%) Struts
12 23 (4.98%) jQuery
13 21 (4.55%) JPA
14 18 (3.90%) JMS
14 18 (3.90%) Servlets
15 17 (3.68%) Middleware
15 17 (3.68%) XSLT
15 17 (3.68%) Spring MVC
16 16 (3.46%) ASP.NET
16 16 (3.46%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.25%) Data Integration
3 9 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (1.95%) Market Risk
4 8 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.30%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.08%) Replication
6 5 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.87%) User Experience
7 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.87%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.65%) iSeries
8 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Derivative
8 3 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 103 (22.29%) UNIX
2 56 (12.12%) Windows
3 55 (11.90%) Linux
4 30 (6.49%) Solaris
5 17 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.38%) AIX
7 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.30%) HPUX
8 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.22%) Android
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) OS/400
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (14.50%) Data Modelling
3 43 (9.31%) Project Management
4 42 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (8.44%) OO
5 39 (8.44%) Migration
6 35 (7.58%) ETL
7 32 (6.93%) SOA
7 32 (6.93%) UML
8 30 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (5.84%) Unit Testing
10 25 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 23 (4.98%) Web Application Development
12 21 (4.55%) Data Migration
13 20 (4.33%) ITIL
14 19 (4.11%) MVC
15 18 (3.90%) Waterfall
16 17 (3.68%) Change Management
16 17 (3.68%) Scrum
16 17 (3.68%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 227 (49.13%) SQL
2 135 (29.22%) Java
3 109 (23.59%) PL/SQL
4 71 (15.37%) JavaScript
5 31 (6.71%) Perl
6 30 (6.49%) C#
7 26 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.60%) VBA
9 11 (2.38%) SQR
10 10 (2.16%) VB
10 10 (2.16%) PeopleCode
11 8 (1.73%) C
12 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.08%) Groovy
12 5 (1.08%) PHP
12 5 (1.08%) Jython
13 4 (0.87%) Python
14 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.25%) Degree
3 12 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.87%) ISEB
5 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.65%) CISA
6 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.43%) CCNP
7 2 (0.43%) CCNA
7 2 (0.43%) MCSE
7 2 (0.43%) OCP
7 2 (0.43%) PMP
7 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.43%) QiCA
7 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.16%) QA
3 4 (0.87%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) EMIR
4 3 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) MiFID
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) FINREP
6 1 (0.22%) FATCA
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.08%) vSphere
7 3 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.43%) Samba
8 2 (0.43%) NFS
8 2 (0.43%) RACF
9 1 (0.22%) SRDF
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (4.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (4.11%) Data Guard
3 10 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.30%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.08%) SCCM
5 5 (1.08%) Legato
5 5 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.43%) Nessus
7 2 (0.43%) Nmap
7 2 (0.43%) Control-M
7 2 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.43%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 28 (6.06%) Sybase
3 24 (5.19%) Business Objects
4 21 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 20 (4.33%) Informatica
6 19 (4.11%) VMware
6 19 (4.11%) HP
7 16 (3.46%) EMC
8 14 (3.03%) Veritas
9 13 (2.81%) PeopleSoft
10 11 (2.38%) SAP
11 10 (2.16%) Sun
12 9 (1.95%) CA
12 9 (1.95%) IBM
12 9 (1.95%) Cognos
13 8 (1.73%) Citrix
13 8 (1.73%) Cisco
14 5 (1.08%) NetApp
15 4 (0.87%) Avaya
16 3 (0.65%) ForgeRock
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