The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Sheffield 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 27 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.39% 7.82% 23.08%
As % of the Vendors category 20.93% 17.95% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 14
Average daily rate £375 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £338 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 59.17% 43.58% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 33
Average daily rate £313 £360 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £433 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% +63.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £20.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
South Yorkshire

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Sheffield region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Sheffield region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 24 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (40.48%) Finance
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 14 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (33.33%) Data Guard
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) UNIX
7 11 (26.19%) Solaris
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
9 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (19.05%) Banking
10 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 7 (16.67%) Java
10 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 7 (16.67%) ETL
11 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (11.90%) Windows
12 5 (11.90%) Informatica
12 5 (11.90%) .NET
13 4 (9.52%) Replication
13 4 (9.52%) BMC
13 4 (9.52%) WCF
13 4 (9.52%) C#
13 4 (9.52%) DB2
13 4 (9.52%) Control-M
13 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
13 4 (9.52%) IBM

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.38%) Magnolia
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) X.509
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (9.52%) DB2
5 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) ERwin
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) Toad
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle DBA
1 13 (30.95%) DBA
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Data Modeller
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (2.38%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) WCF
3 3 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) WPF
4 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) Java EE
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 2 (4.76%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.38%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.38%) Akka
5 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (2.38%) JAX-WS
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Equities
3 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) UNIX
3 11 (26.19%) Solaris
4 5 (11.90%) Windows
5 2 (4.76%) AIX
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 7 (16.67%) ETL
2 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.14%) OO
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) BDD
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.38%) SRDF
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (9.52%) Control-M
3 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Informatica
2 4 (9.52%) BMC
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Sun
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Axway
5 1 (2.38%) VMware