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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 11 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 253 302 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.54% 13.15% 15.30%
As % of the Vendors category 27.18% 31.66% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 147 154
Average daily rate
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£378 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £242 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £180.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +453.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.20 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+20.59% -8.23%
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
931 954 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.11% 41.55% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 428 487
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 29
Average hourly rate £16.89 £14.02 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 125 £350 - 15
Glasgow -11 70 £380 +17.37% 25
Stirling -2 11 £425 - 2
Aberdeen +8 10 £350 -12.50% 2
West Lothian +11 8 £325 - 2
Dundee +9 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire -10 1 - - 1
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 304 (51.01%) SQL
2 188 (31.54%) PL/SQL
3 182 (30.54%) Java
4 169 (28.36%) Finance
5 122 (20.47%) SQL Server
6 121 (20.30%) Oracle Database
7 114 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
8 101 (16.95%) UNIX
9 100 (16.78%) Banking
10 78 (13.09%) .NET
11 77 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
12 71 (11.91%) HTML
13 69 (11.58%) JavaScript
14 64 (10.74%) Relational Database
15 59 (9.90%) Windows
15 59 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 58 (9.73%) Linux
16 58 (9.73%) Web Services
16 58 (9.73%) Migration
17 57 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
18 56 (9.40%) JSP
19 55 (9.23%) Oracle EBS
20 53 (8.89%) WebSphere
21 52 (8.72%) CSS
21 52 (8.72%) Microsoft
22 51 (8.56%) XML
23 50 (8.39%) Spring
24 49 (8.22%) Perl
25 48 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
26 46 (7.72%) Workflow

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 53 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 42 (7.05%) JBoss
3 40 (6.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 27 (4.53%) SAS
5 25 (4.19%) WebLogic
6 22 (3.69%) SharePoint
7 16 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.35%) Apache
8 14 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.51%) IIS
10 7 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.01%) ColdFusion
12 5 (0.84%) FileNet
12 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.84%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.67%) CMS
14 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.85%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) MS Project
4 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) SPSS
5 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (9.23%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (5.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (4.70%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (1.34%) Oracle HRMS
6 8 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.17%) Markit EDM
7 7 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.50%) CSG Singleview
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Payroll
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) SaaS
1 1 (0.17%) PaaS
1 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.36%) SAN
2 11 (1.85%) Firewall
3 10 (1.68%) HTTP
4 9 (1.51%) NAS
5 7 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.01%) Wireshark
6 6 (1.01%) LDAP
6 6 (1.01%) Internet
7 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.84%) DNS
8 4 (0.67%) Network Security
8 4 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.67%) SSL
8 4 (0.67%) Intranet
9 3 (0.50%) DHCP
10 2 (0.34%) LAN
10 2 (0.34%) WAN
10 2 (0.34%) VPN
10 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.17%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 121 (20.30%) Oracle Database
3 64 (10.74%) Relational Database
4 59 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 57 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
7 40 (6.71%) RDBMS
8 33 (5.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 26 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (4.03%) SAP Data Services
11 21 (3.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 21 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (3.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 17 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 12 (2.01%) BusinessObjects XI
16 10 (1.68%) MySQL
16 10 (1.68%) MS Access
17 8 (1.34%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 31 (5.20%) Oracle Forms
2 28 (4.70%) Selenium
3 20 (3.36%) JIRA
4 19 (3.19%) CruiseControl
4 19 (3.19%) Subversion
5 15 (2.52%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.35%) PVCS
7 13 (2.18%) Toad
7 13 (2.18%) JUnit
8 12 (2.01%) JMeter
9 11 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (1.51%) Maven
11 8 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.17%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.17%) JProfiler
12 7 (1.17%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.17%) VisualVM
13 6 (1.01%) Mockito
13 6 (1.01%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.01%) Fiddler
General
1 169 (28.36%) Finance
2 100 (16.78%) Banking
3 16 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 11 (1.85%) Retail
5 9 (1.51%) Advertising
6 7 (1.17%) Front Office
7 6 (1.01%) Back Office
8 5 (0.84%) Local Government
9 4 (0.67%) Games
9 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) International Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 255 (42.79%) Developer
2 98 (16.44%) Analyst
3 72 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 53 (8.89%) Consultant
4 53 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
5 34 (5.70%) SQL Developer
6 33 (5.54%) Project Manager
7 31 (5.20%) Oracle Consultant
8 29 (4.87%) DBA
9 28 (4.70%) Architect
10 25 (4.19%) .NET Developer
11 24 (4.03%) Administrator
11 24 (4.03%) Designer
12 22 (3.69%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.36%) Data Analyst
13 20 (3.36%) Business Analyst
14 19 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 19 (3.19%) Oracle DBA
15 16 (2.68%) Oracle Analyst
15 16 (2.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.09%) .NET
2 71 (11.91%) HTML
3 58 (9.73%) Web Services
4 56 (9.40%) JSP
5 52 (8.72%) CSS
6 51 (8.56%) XML
7 50 (8.39%) Spring
8 44 (7.38%) J2EE
9 34 (5.70%) Hibernate
10 32 (5.37%) Struts
11 26 (4.36%) ASP.NET
11 26 (4.36%) Ajax
12 25 (4.19%) Spring MVC
13 23 (3.86%) Middleware
13 23 (3.86%) Servlets
14 22 (3.69%) XSLT
14 22 (3.69%) JMS
15 21 (3.52%) Spring Web Flow
16 19 (3.19%) GWT
16 19 (3.19%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.18%) Replication
2 13 (2.18%) Data Integration
3 12 (2.01%) Market Risk
3 12 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.85%) User Experience
5 10 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.51%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.17%) Open Source
7 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.01%) Clustering
8 6 (1.01%) CESG
9 5 (0.84%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.67%) Social Media
10 4 (0.67%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.67%) iSeries
10 4 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.50%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 101 (16.95%) UNIX
2 59 (9.90%) Windows
3 58 (9.73%) Linux
4 33 (5.54%) Solaris
4 33 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.01%) AIX
5 12 (2.01%) HPUX
6 11 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.67%) Android
9 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (9.73%) Migration
4 46 (7.72%) Workflow
5 43 (7.21%) Data Modelling
6 42 (7.05%) SOA
6 42 (7.05%) Project Management
7 39 (6.54%) OO
8 34 (5.70%) ETL
8 34 (5.70%) MVC
8 34 (5.70%) Scrum
9 31 (5.20%) Unit Testing
10 29 (4.87%) Data Migration
11 27 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (4.36%) ERP
13 23 (3.86%) Dimensional Modelling
13 23 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (3.69%) Kimball Methodology
15 21 (3.52%) TDD
16 20 (3.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 304 (51.01%) SQL
2 188 (31.54%) PL/SQL
3 182 (30.54%) Java
4 69 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 49 (8.22%) Perl
6 44 (7.38%) C#
7 24 (4.03%) Shell Script
8 21 (3.52%) VBA
9 17 (2.85%) VB
9 17 (2.85%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.85%) C
11 7 (1.17%) C++
12 6 (1.01%) PHP
13 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.50%) PeopleCode
14 3 (0.50%) SQR
14 3 (0.50%) Ruby
14 3 (0.50%) VB6
14 3 (0.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 29 (4.87%) Security Cleared
2 17 (2.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.85%) Degree
4 8 (1.34%) ISEB
5 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.67%) CISA
8 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.34%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.34%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) CCNP
9 2 (0.34%) CCNA
9 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.34%) PMP
9 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.34%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.67%) GPG13
4 4 (0.67%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.67%) SRDF
6 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.50%) KVM
6 3 (0.50%) RHEV
7 2 (0.34%) Nmap
7 2 (0.34%) RACF
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (2.01%) Data Guard
2 11 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.84%) SCOM
4 4 (0.67%) Legato
5 3 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.50%) SCCM
5 3 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.34%) Nessus
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.34%) Control-M
6 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.17%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 52 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.71%) Business Objects
3 38 (6.38%) HP
4 33 (5.54%) IBM
5 31 (5.20%) SAP
5 31 (5.20%) Sybase
6 26 (4.36%) Informatica
7 24 (4.03%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.02%) VMware
9 15 (2.52%) Tableau
10 14 (2.35%) Veritas
11 13 (2.18%) EMC
12 12 (2.01%) Kofax
13 10 (1.68%) Sun
13 10 (1.68%) Cognos
14 7 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
15 6 (1.01%) Cisco
15 6 (1.01%) Citrix
15 6 (1.01%) TIBCO
16 5 (0.84%) Teradata
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