The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 18 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.53% 21.74% 40.17%
As % of the Vendors category 28.13% 34.48% 62.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 39
Average daily rate
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£270 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £425 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £440 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
Oracle
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 48.12% 63.04% 64.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 52
Average daily rate £315 £423 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.44% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Telford -3 16 £293 -35.07% 1
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) UNIX
3 12 (32.43%) WebLogic
4 9 (24.32%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) PL/SQL
5 8 (21.62%) Windows
5 8 (21.62%) IBM
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
7 6 (16.22%) AIX
7 6 (16.22%) Solaris
7 6 (16.22%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.51%) Finance
8 5 (13.51%) COBOL
8 5 (13.51%) XML
8 5 (13.51%) webMethods
9 4 (10.81%) ICL
9 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Korn
10 3 (8.11%) Migration
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (8.11%) Firewall
10 3 (8.11%) Informatica
10 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.11%) Sun

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 12 (32.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.11%) Documentum
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Broadband
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (5.41%) Data Mart
3 2 (5.41%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.70%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (2.70%) ERwin
1 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Architect
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) E-Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XSLT
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Replication
1 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) UNIX
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) AIX
3 6 (16.22%) Solaris
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) SUSE
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
2 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
3 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Test Management
4 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.41%) ETL
4 2 (5.41%) E-business
4 2 (5.41%) Data Security
4 2 (5.41%) Security Management
5 1 (2.70%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) RUP
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.51%) COBOL
4 3 (8.11%) Korn
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.70%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) webMethods
3 4 (10.81%) ICL
4 3 (8.11%) Informatica
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Sun
4 3 (8.11%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Pega
6 1 (2.70%) BEA
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
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