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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 352 289 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.89% 11.44% 10.70%
As % of the Vendors category 28.62% 27.01% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 145 136
Average daily rate
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£394 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
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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
1230 1070 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.05% 42.36% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 524 440
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 78
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.20 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 137 £410 +22.84% 18
Edinburgh +1 118 £400 -8.04% 16
Stirling +7 23 £456 +14.06%
Aberdeen -1 23 £350 +7.69% 4
West Lothian +1 5 £403 +10.34%
Renfrewshire -11 4 £365 -
Dundee +9 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 5
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 257 (39.91%) SQL
2 217 (33.70%) Java
3 148 (22.98%) Oracle Database
4 141 (21.89%) PL/SQL
5 138 (21.43%) Finance
6 134 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (17.08%) SQL Server
8 105 (16.30%) UNIX
9 97 (15.06%) Relational Database
10 95 (14.75%) Banking
11 85 (13.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 82 (12.73%) .NET
13 80 (12.42%) JavaScript
14 74 (11.49%) JSP
14 74 (11.49%) Microsoft
15 72 (11.18%) HTML
16 70 (10.87%) SOA
17 69 (10.71%) Project Management
18 68 (10.56%) Linux
19 65 (10.09%) HP
20 64 (9.94%) Spring
21 63 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
22 62 (9.63%) XML
23 61 (9.47%) Data Modelling
24 59 (9.16%) Web Services
25 58 (9.01%) Migration
25 58 (9.01%) Windows
25 58 (9.01%) JBoss
26 57 (8.85%) Oracle EBS
27 54 (8.39%) CSS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 50 (7.76%) WebSphere
2 35 (5.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 25 (3.88%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.64%) SAS
6 15 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.40%) Apache
9 8 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.24%) CICS
10 7 (1.09%) GlassFish
10 7 (1.09%) Confluence
10 7 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (0.93%) FileNet
12 5 (0.78%) CMS
12 5 (0.78%) IIS
13 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 31 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.86%) MS Office
3 9 (1.40%) MS Project
4 7 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 57 (8.85%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (5.43%) Oracle Applications
3 32 (4.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (2.95%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 15 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 11 (1.71%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (1.55%) Oracle HRMS
7 10 (1.55%) Markit EDM
8 9 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.47%) CSG Singleview
12 3 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
13 2 (0.31%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.88%) SAN
2 21 (3.26%) Firewall
3 16 (2.48%) Internet
4 12 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (1.86%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (1.71%) NAS
5 11 (1.71%) HTTP
6 10 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.24%) LAN
7 8 (1.24%) WAN
7 8 (1.24%) Network Security
8 6 (0.93%) DNS
9 5 (0.78%) FTP
10 3 (0.47%) Intranet
11 2 (0.31%) LDAP
12 1 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.16%) MPLS
12 1 (0.16%) DHCP
12 1 (0.16%) VPN
12 1 (0.16%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (22.98%) Oracle Database
2 110 (17.08%) SQL Server
3 97 (15.06%) Relational Database
4 85 (13.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 54 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (8.39%) RDBMS
6 42 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 41 (6.37%) Oracle Reports
8 33 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (2.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 15 (2.33%) Cognos Report Studio
12 15 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 14 (2.17%) Cognos Transformer
14 11 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 11 (1.71%) DB2
14 11 (1.71%) MySQL
15 10 (1.55%) MS Access
15 10 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 35 (5.43%) Oracle Forms
2 34 (5.28%) Selenium
3 27 (4.19%) JIRA
4 20 (3.11%) CruiseControl
4 20 (3.11%) Maven
5 17 (2.64%) Subversion
6 15 (2.33%) JUnit
7 12 (1.86%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.55%) PVCS
10 9 (1.40%) Toad
11 8 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (1.24%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.24%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.09%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.93%) NetBeans
14 5 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
15 4 (0.62%) Zephyr
16 3 (0.47%) PeopleTools
16 3 (0.47%) JMeter
General
1 138 (21.43%) Finance
2 95 (14.75%) Banking
3 11 (1.71%) Investment Banking
4 10 (1.55%) Retail
4 10 (1.55%) Back Office
5 9 (1.40%) Front Office
6 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.62%) Advertising
6 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.47%) Legal
7 3 (0.47%) Local Government
7 3 (0.47%) Billing
8 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.31%) International Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 236 (36.65%) Developer
2 80 (12.42%) Analyst
3 79 (12.27%) Java Developer
4 59 (9.16%) Consultant
5 46 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 45 (6.99%) Architect
7 39 (6.06%) Designer
8 37 (5.75%) SQL Developer
9 34 (5.28%) DBA
10 33 (5.12%) Oracle Developer
10 33 (5.12%) Oracle Consultant
11 28 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
12 22 (3.42%) Test Analyst
13 21 (3.26%) .NET Developer
14 20 (3.11%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.95%) Data Analyst
16 18 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
17 15 (2.33%) Test Leader
17 15 (2.33%) Business Analyst
18 14 (2.17%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (12.73%) .NET
2 74 (11.49%) JSP
3 72 (11.18%) HTML
4 64 (9.94%) Spring
5 62 (9.63%) XML
6 59 (9.16%) Web Services
7 54 (8.39%) CSS
8 45 (6.99%) J2EE
9 44 (6.83%) Hibernate
10 34 (5.28%) ASP.NET
11 30 (4.66%) JSF
12 27 (4.19%) XSLT
12 27 (4.19%) Java EE
13 26 (4.04%) Struts
13 26 (4.04%) Servlets
14 25 (3.88%) Spring MVC
15 24 (3.73%) Ajax
15 24 (3.73%) JDBC
15 24 (3.73%) JMS
16 23 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.95%) Mainframe
3 13 (2.02%) Replication
4 11 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.55%) CESG
5 10 (1.55%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.24%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.93%) Open Source
9 5 (0.78%) User Experience
9 5 (0.78%) CMDB
10 4 (0.62%) Clustering
10 4 (0.62%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.62%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.47%) Machine to Machine
11 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 105 (16.30%) UNIX
2 68 (10.56%) Linux
3 58 (9.01%) Windows
4 21 (3.26%) Solaris
5 16 (2.48%) AIX
6 9 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.24%) zOS
8 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.62%) HPUX
9 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.62%) Android
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (10.87%) SOA
3 69 (10.71%) Project Management
4 63 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (9.47%) Data Modelling
6 58 (9.01%) Migration
7 53 (8.23%) OO
8 47 (7.30%) Workflow
9 44 (6.83%) ETL
10 43 (6.68%) Scrum
11 42 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (5.75%) Unit Testing
13 36 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
14 34 (5.28%) MVC
15 31 (4.81%) Change Management
16 30 (4.66%) UML
17 28 (4.35%) PRINCE2
18 24 (3.73%) Kimball Methodology
18 24 (3.73%) Use Case
19 22 (3.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 257 (39.91%) SQL
2 217 (33.70%) Java
3 141 (21.89%) PL/SQL
4 80 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 49 (7.61%) Perl
6 44 (6.83%) C#
7 27 (4.19%) Shell Script
8 23 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 22 (3.42%) VB
10 21 (3.26%) VBA
11 11 (1.71%) PHP
12 8 (1.24%) Python
12 8 (1.24%) C++
12 8 (1.24%) R
13 7 (1.09%) C
14 6 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.62%) Groovy
16 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.90%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.26%) Degree
5 20 (3.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 19 (2.95%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.55%) ISEB
10 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.47%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.47%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.31%) MCITP
12 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.31%) CISA
13 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.95%) QA
2 11 (1.71%) GPG13
3 9 (1.40%) SLA
4 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.24%) SRDF
3 7 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) RHEV
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (2.95%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.62%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.62%) Legato
4 3 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.31%) Ionix
5 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 2 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Netcool
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 74 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.09%) HP
3 58 (9.01%) JBoss
4 39 (6.06%) IBM
5 31 (4.81%) Sybase
6 25 (3.88%) Business Objects
7 19 (2.95%) Cognos
8 16 (2.48%) SAP
9 13 (2.02%) Kofax
9 13 (2.02%) EMC
10 12 (1.86%) PeopleSoft
10 12 (1.86%) Informatica
11 9 (1.40%) Tableau
11 9 (1.40%) Citrix
12 7 (1.09%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.09%) Veritas
12 7 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.09%) Sun
12 7 (1.09%) VMware
13 6 (0.93%) Bloomberg
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