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 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 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 37 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.84% 19.05% 21.67%
As % of the Vendors category 36.63% 29.41% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £286 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.51%
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
101 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 62.35% 64.76% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 39
Average daily rate £425 £332 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% -8.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 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
Telford +1 34 £438 +9.37%
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 51 (79.69%) UNIX
2 50 (78.13%) Java
3 41 (64.06%) SQL
4 37 (57.81%) WebLogic
5 31 (48.44%) J2EE
6 28 (43.75%) Windows
7 24 (37.50%) Oracle Database
8 23 (35.94%) webMethods
8 23 (35.94%) PL/SQL
9 21 (32.81%) Perl
9 21 (32.81%) BEA
9 21 (32.81%) Waterfall
10 20 (31.25%) Pega
11 19 (29.69%) Linux
12 17 (26.56%) RUP
12 17 (26.56%) Open Source
13 16 (25.00%) Informatica
14 15 (23.44%) JBoss
14 15 (23.44%) Apache
14 15 (23.44%) Puppet
14 15 (23.44%) Hudson
14 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
14 15 (23.44%) Subversion
14 15 (23.44%) Maven
15 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (20.31%) Data Modelling
16 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
16 13 (20.31%) Solaris
16 13 (20.31%) AIX
16 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 37 (57.81%) WebLogic
2 15 (23.44%) JBoss
2 15 (23.44%) Apache
3 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
3 11 (17.19%) Confluence
4 2 (3.13%) Documentum
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) LAN
1 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.56%) SAN
1 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Subversion
1 15 (23.44%) Maven
1 15 (23.44%) Hudson
1 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.19%) JIRA
3 4 (6.25%) Toad
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.56%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Architect
3 16 (25.00%) Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Platform Architect
5 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.81%) webMethods Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Tester
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Technical Specialist
11 1 (1.56%) SQL DBA
11 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) J2EE
2 13 (20.31%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (17.19%) SAX
4 9 (14.06%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) Java EE
5 1 (1.56%) HTML
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) JSP
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Open Source
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (79.69%) UNIX
2 28 (43.75%) Windows
3 19 (29.69%) Linux
4 13 (20.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (20.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 13 (20.31%) Solaris
4 13 (20.31%) AIX
5 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Waterfall
2 17 (26.56%) RUP
3 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.31%) Data Modelling
5 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (17.19%) DevOps
6 8 (12.50%) OO
6 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.13%) Information Assurance
10 2 (3.13%) Security Testing
10 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.13%) ITIL
11 1 (1.56%) Change Management
11 1 (1.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) Java
2 41 (64.06%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) PL/SQL
4 21 (32.81%) Perl
5 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) COBOL
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) CISSP
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Squid
2 4 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Puppet
2 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) webMethods
2 21 (32.81%) BEA
3 20 (31.25%) Pega
4 16 (25.00%) Informatica
5 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
6 7 (10.94%) Business Objects
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.56%) Splunk
8 1 (1.56%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.56%) ICL