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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 18 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.76% 5.70% 9.63%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 12.50% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £390 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -9.33%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
84 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.16% 45.60% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 36
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £205 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.48 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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
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 25 July 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 20 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 17 (53.13%) Finance
3 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (34.38%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (25.00%) Data Guard
7 8 (25.00%) Solaris
7 8 (25.00%) UNIX
7 8 (25.00%) ETL
8 6 (18.75%) Informatica
8 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (15.63%) Banking
10 4 (12.50%) Ab Initio
10 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (12.50%) Control-M
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (12.50%) BMC
11 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
11 3 (9.38%) ERwin
11 3 (9.38%) Middleware
11 3 (9.38%) SAP
11 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
12 2 (6.25%) Data Management
12 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) SMTP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) DataStage
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) ERwin
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) DBA
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Data Modeller
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Ab Initio Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cognos Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) WinForms
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Java EE
3 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.13%) Replication
1 1 (3.13%) Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (6.25%) AIX
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
2 8 (25.00%) ETL
3 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.13%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) HL7
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Informatica
2 4 (12.50%) BMC
2 4 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos
5 1 (3.13%) Trillium
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Axway
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter