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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 247 287 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.94% 11.81% 15.61%
As % of the Vendors category 24.75% 28.84% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 145 155
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £258 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £180.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +323.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.51%
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
998 995 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.11% 40.95% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 453 458
Average daily rate £375 £358 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -2 129 £365 +1.38% 17
Glasgow -13 75 £400 +24.70% 22
West Lothian +8 13 £325 - 2
Stirling -9 10 - - 3
Aberdeen +3 6 £345 -19.76% 1
Renfrewshire - 5 - -
Dundee 0 2 £325 +8.33%
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 279 (49.29%) SQL
2 176 (31.10%) Finance
3 171 (30.21%) Java
4 169 (29.86%) PL/SQL
5 130 (22.97%) Oracle Database
6 117 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (19.43%) Banking
7 110 (19.43%) UNIX
8 102 (18.02%) SQL Server
9 74 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (12.01%) JavaScript
11 66 (11.66%) HTML
12 62 (10.95%) Linux
13 60 (10.60%) Windows
14 59 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
14 59 (10.42%) Relational Database
15 57 (10.07%) Spring
16 53 (9.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 53 (9.36%) Web Services
17 50 (8.83%) Data Modelling
18 49 (8.66%) CSS
18 49 (8.66%) .NET
18 49 (8.66%) Migration
19 47 (8.30%) JSP
20 46 (8.13%) Project Management
21 45 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
22 44 (7.77%) Perl
22 44 (7.77%) Oracle EBS
23 43 (7.60%) WebSphere
24 41 (7.24%) XML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (7.60%) WebSphere
2 39 (6.89%) JBoss
3 25 (4.42%) WebLogic
4 23 (4.06%) SAS
5 20 (3.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 15 (2.65%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.47%) Apache
8 13 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.77%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.41%) IIS
11 7 (1.24%) ColdFusion
11 7 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.24%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.06%) FileNet
13 5 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.71%) CMS
15 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Process Server
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
15 3 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.06%) MS Project
4 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (7.77%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (3.53%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
6 6 (1.06%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) PaaS
1 1 (0.18%) Office 365
1 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.06%) SAN
2 10 (1.77%) LDAP
2 10 (1.77%) HTTP
3 8 (1.41%) NAS
4 7 (1.24%) Firewall
5 6 (1.06%) Wireshark
5 6 (1.06%) DNS
6 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.71%) SSL
7 3 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.53%) DHCP
8 2 (0.35%) WAN
8 2 (0.35%) LAN
8 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.35%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) Internet
9 1 (0.18%) SSH
9 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (22.97%) Oracle Database
2 102 (18.02%) SQL Server
3 59 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 53 (9.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 45 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
6 34 (6.01%) RDBMS
7 29 (5.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 23 (4.06%) SAP Data Services
9 19 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (3.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 18 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (2.83%) MySQL
12 15 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 15 (2.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 13 (2.30%) BusinessObjects XI
14 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (2.12%) MS Access
15 9 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
16 8 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (4.77%) JIRA
2 25 (4.42%) Subversion
3 24 (4.24%) Selenium
4 20 (3.53%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (3.36%) Eclipse
6 16 (2.83%) JUnit
6 16 (2.83%) CruiseControl
7 13 (2.30%) PVCS
7 13 (2.30%) Toad
7 13 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
8 12 (2.12%) JMeter
9 10 (1.77%) Maven
9 10 (1.77%) PowerDesigner
10 8 (1.41%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.24%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.24%) VisualVM
11 7 (1.24%) Mockito
11 7 (1.24%) JProfiler
11 7 (1.24%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.06%) ERwin
General
1 176 (31.10%) Finance
2 110 (19.43%) Banking
3 20 (3.53%) Investment Banking
4 13 (2.30%) Retail
5 9 (1.59%) Advertising
6 7 (1.24%) Law
6 7 (1.24%) Front Office
7 5 (0.88%) Games
7 5 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Local Government
9 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) International Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 232 (40.99%) Developer
2 106 (18.73%) Analyst
3 72 (12.72%) Java Developer
4 50 (8.83%) Oracle Developer
5 37 (6.54%) Consultant
6 33 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 28 (4.95%) Architect
8 26 (4.59%) DBA
9 22 (3.89%) Business Analyst
9 22 (3.89%) Administrator
10 21 (3.71%) Designer
11 20 (3.53%) Oracle DBA
12 19 (3.36%) Test Analyst
12 19 (3.36%) Oracle Consultant
13 17 (3.00%) SQL Developer
13 17 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 17 (3.00%) Data Analyst
13 17 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 16 (2.83%) Oracle Analyst
15 15 (2.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (11.66%) HTML
2 57 (10.07%) Spring
3 53 (9.36%) Web Services
4 49 (8.66%) .NET
4 49 (8.66%) CSS
5 47 (8.30%) JSP
6 41 (7.24%) XML
7 39 (6.89%) J2EE
8 38 (6.71%) Hibernate
9 30 (5.30%) Struts
10 27 (4.77%) Middleware
11 26 (4.59%) Ajax
12 21 (3.71%) Spring MVC
12 21 (3.71%) jQuery
13 20 (3.53%) ASP.NET
14 19 (3.36%) JMS
14 19 (3.36%) HTML5
15 18 (3.18%) Spring Web Flow
15 18 (3.18%) JSF
15 18 (3.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.71%) Data Integration
3 14 (2.47%) Market Risk
4 13 (2.30%) Replication
5 9 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.41%) User Experience
7 7 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.24%) Clustering
7 7 (1.24%) Open Source
8 5 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 5 (0.88%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.71%) iSeries
9 4 (0.71%) Social Media
9 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.71%) CMDB
9 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.53%) NHS
10 3 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 110 (19.43%) UNIX
2 62 (10.95%) Linux
3 60 (10.60%) Windows
4 35 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (5.48%) Solaris
6 12 (2.12%) AIX
7 11 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.59%) HPUX
9 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.71%) Android
11 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (8.83%) Data Modelling
4 49 (8.66%) Migration
5 46 (8.13%) Project Management
6 41 (7.24%) ETL
7 36 (6.36%) SOA
8 34 (6.01%) OO
9 29 (5.12%) Scrum
10 28 (4.95%) Workflow
10 28 (4.95%) Unit Testing
11 27 (4.77%) UML
12 26 (4.59%) MVC
12 26 (4.59%) Data Migration
13 25 (4.42%) ERP
14 22 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (3.71%) Dimensional Modelling
15 21 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (3.71%) TDD
16 20 (3.53%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 279 (49.29%) SQL
2 171 (30.21%) Java
3 169 (29.86%) PL/SQL
4 68 (12.01%) JavaScript
5 44 (7.77%) Perl
6 38 (6.71%) C#
7 23 (4.06%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.65%) VB
9 9 (1.59%) C
10 8 (1.41%) VBA
11 6 (1.06%) PHP
12 5 (0.88%) Jython
12 5 (0.88%) Groovy
13 4 (0.71%) VB6
13 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.53%) C++
14 3 (0.53%) Ruby
14 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.65%) Degree
4 7 (1.24%) VCP4
5 6 (1.06%) ISEB
6 4 (0.71%) CISA
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.35%) PMP
8 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.35%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) MCSE
8 2 (0.35%) CCNP
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.06%) SLA
2 6 (1.06%) QA
3 4 (0.71%) COBIT
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (3.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.77%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.53%) SRDF
5 3 (0.53%) KVM
5 3 (0.53%) RHEV
5 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.35%) RACF
6 2 (0.35%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.77%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.88%) SCOM
4 4 (0.71%) SCCM
5 3 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.53%) Legato
5 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.35%) Control-M
6 2 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.35%) Nessus
6 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.18%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (6.54%) Business Objects
2 35 (6.18%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.65%) Informatica
4 29 (5.12%) Red Hat
4 29 (5.12%) SAP
5 28 (4.95%) Sybase
6 27 (4.77%) IBM
7 23 (4.06%) HP
8 20 (3.53%) VMware
9 13 (2.30%) EMC
9 13 (2.30%) Tableau
10 12 (2.12%) Veritas
11 9 (1.59%) Citrix
11 9 (1.59%) Cognos
12 8 (1.41%) CA
13 7 (1.24%) Cisco
13 7 (1.24%) Sun
14 5 (0.88%) Teradata
15 4 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
15 4 (0.71%) BMC
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