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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.08% 22.77% 33.06%
As % of the Vendors category 31.15% 31.94% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 31
Average daily rate
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£293 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £425 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £440 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -11.20%
Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
61 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 48.41% 71.29% 62.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 45
Average daily rate £270 £380 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £296 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £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 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 31 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 31 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 -2 18 £315 -30.07% 3
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (50.00%) UNIX
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) WebLogic
4 12 (30.00%) IBM
5 11 (27.50%) Windows
6 10 (25.00%) AIX
6 10 (25.00%) Solaris
6 10 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
9 6 (15.00%) Korn
9 6 (15.00%) webMethods
10 5 (12.50%) XML
10 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.00%) Firewall
11 4 (10.00%) Migration
11 4 (10.00%) COBOL
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (7.50%) Replication
12 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
12 3 (7.50%) Documentum
12 3 (7.50%) Broadband
12 3 (7.50%) Dell
12 3 (7.50%) Informatica
12 3 (7.50%) J2EE

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.50%) Documentum
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) Broadband
2 3 (7.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JUnit
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.50%) NUnit
1 1 (2.50%) MSTest
1 1 (2.50%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XSLT
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) UNIX
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) AIX
3 10 (25.00%) Solaris
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) SUSE
7 1 (2.50%) VME
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Test Management
4 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (5.00%) E-business
4 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) TDD
5 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.50%) OO
5 1 (2.50%) RUP
5 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Korn
5 4 (10.00%) COBOL
6 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) MCTS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) IBM
2 6 (15.00%) webMethods
3 3 (7.50%) ICL
3 3 (7.50%) Pega
3 3 (7.50%) Informatica
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Sun
3 3 (7.50%) Dell
4 2 (5.00%) BEA
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
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