The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Shropshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 17 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.66% 22.22% 35.00%
As % of the Vendors category 29.31% 30.56% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 32
Average daily rate
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£270 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £425 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £443 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.00%
Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 50.00% 72.73% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 46
Average daily rate £315 £380 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £286 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £34.32 £17.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Oracle
West Midlands

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 16 £293 -35.07%
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (50.00%) UNIX
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
4 12 (31.58%) IBM
5 11 (28.95%) Windows
6 10 (26.32%) AIX
6 10 (26.32%) Solaris
6 10 (26.32%) Java
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
9 6 (15.79%) webMethods
9 6 (15.79%) Korn
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
10 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
10 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) COBOL
11 4 (10.53%) Firewall
11 4 (10.53%) Migration
11 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (7.89%) Finance
12 3 (7.89%) ICL
12 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
12 3 (7.89%) Pega
12 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
12 3 (7.89%) SUSE

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Broadband
2 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JUnit
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
1 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.63%) NUnit
1 1 (2.63%) MSTest
1 1 (2.63%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) UNIX
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) AIX
3 10 (26.32%) Solaris
4 8 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) SUSE
7 1 (2.63%) VME
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
1 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) E-business
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) TDD
5 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.63%) OO
5 1 (2.63%) RUP
5 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) MVC
5 1 (2.63%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Korn
5 5 (13.16%) COBOL
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) webMethods
3 3 (7.89%) ICL
3 3 (7.89%) Pega
3 3 (7.89%) Informatica
3 3 (7.89%) Sun
3 3 (7.89%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) BEA
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint