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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 21 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.43% 13.60% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 20.39% 23.61% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
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£495 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £270 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £518 £474
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 £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
103 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 60.95% 57.60% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 47
Average daily rate £400 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £501 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £34.32 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
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 22 May 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 20 £495 +20.00% 1
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (82.14%) Java
2 33 (58.93%) UNIX
3 32 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 29 (51.79%) SQL
5 25 (44.64%) Windows
5 25 (44.64%) Pega
6 22 (39.29%) webMethods
7 20 (35.71%) J2EE
8 19 (33.93%) Open Source
9 18 (32.14%) Waterfall
9 18 (32.14%) Oracle Database
10 17 (30.36%) RUP
10 17 (30.36%) Informatica
11 15 (26.79%) PL/SQL
11 15 (26.79%) Linux
12 14 (25.00%) Perl
13 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
13 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
13 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (23.21%) BEA
14 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
14 12 (21.43%) XML
14 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
16 9 (16.07%) Firewall
16 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
17 8 (14.29%) Business Objects
17 8 (14.29%) MySQL
17 8 (14.29%) MS Office

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) JBoss
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) Confluence
4 3 (5.36%) Documentum
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.29%) Internet
3 7 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.29%) MySQL
4 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Maven
1 6 (10.71%) Subversion
1 6 (10.71%) Hudson
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) DBA
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Project Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Platform Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) webMethods Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Hadoop Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Software Programmer
9 1 (1.79%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) J2EE
2 12 (21.43%) XML
3 8 (14.29%) CGI
3 8 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (12.50%) SAX
5 5 (8.93%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.57%) XHTML
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Open Source
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) UNIX
2 25 (44.64%) Windows
3 15 (26.79%) Linux
4 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.50%) SUSE
6 6 (10.71%) Solaris
6 6 (10.71%) AIX
7 5 (8.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Waterfall
2 17 (30.36%) RUP
3 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
3 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) Analytics
7 7 (12.50%) DevOps
8 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (8.93%) OO
10 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
11 3 (5.36%) Migration
12 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.57%) Change Management
12 2 (3.57%) Scrum
12 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
13 1 (1.79%) Security Architecture
13 1 (1.79%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) Java
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) PL/SQL
4 14 (25.00%) Perl
5 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.29%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Squid
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Pega
2 22 (39.29%) webMethods
3 17 (30.36%) Informatica
4 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
4 13 (23.21%) BEA
5 8 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.57%) WSO2
8 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu