The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 10 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 32 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.39% 6.64% 5.05%
As % of the Vendors category 21.48% 16.33% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £359 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.32% -11.75%
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Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
149 98 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 48.38% 40.66% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 44 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £18.38 £24.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -48.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £12.75 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 30 (60.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) PL/SQL
2 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database
3 16 (32.00%) Finance
4 15 (30.00%) Degree
5 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (24.00%) IIS
7 11 (22.00%) .NET
7 11 (22.00%) OO
7 11 (22.00%) Project Management
7 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.00%) WCF
8 10 (20.00%) WPF
8 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (20.00%) QA
8 10 (20.00%) MVC
8 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 10 (20.00%) UNIX
8 10 (20.00%) J2EE
8 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (20.00%) C#
8 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (18.00%) Linux
10 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
11 7 (14.00%) VBScript
11 7 (14.00%) HTML
11 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (12.00%) Windows

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (24.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Endur
2 1 (2.00%) HFM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (8.00%) SMTP
2 4 (8.00%) HTTP
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) IMAP
3 1 (2.00%) GGSN
3 1 (2.00%) SGSN
3 1 (2.00%) LTE
3 1 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.00%) DB2
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) DataStage
6 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Toad
1 1 (2.00%) ERwin
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Applications Support
3 7 (14.00%) Applications Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) OSS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) J2EE
2 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 10 (20.00%) WCF
2 10 (20.00%) WPF
3 7 (14.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Informatics
5 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.00%) PMI
6 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.00%) iSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) UNIX
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) OO
1 11 (22.00%) Project Management
2 10 (20.00%) MVC
3 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) CRM
4 5 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 4 (8.00%) ETL
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Data Management
6 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (20.00%) C#
3 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) VBScript
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.00%) RPG IV
7 1 (2.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) OCP
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) HP APS
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Sybase
1 4 (8.00%) IBM
1 4 (8.00%) Remedy
1 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.00%) Informatica
2 3 (6.00%) ComArch
2 3 (6.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Dell
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.00%) OpenLink
3 2 (4.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (4.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.00%) NetCracker
4 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.00%) Comptel
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.00%) Compaq