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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 30 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.93% 4.94% 5.61%
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 11.76% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £30.45 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.60% -10.43%
Oracle
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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
165 102 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.64% 41.98% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 45 56
Average daily rate £350 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% -61.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £11.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 18 (40.91%) Oracle Database
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) Degree
6 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (22.73%) Project Management
7 10 (22.73%) UNIX
7 10 (22.73%) OO
8 9 (20.45%) Linux
8 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.45%) IIS
8 9 (20.45%) C#
8 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
8 9 (20.45%) .NET
8 9 (20.45%) J2EE
8 9 (20.45%) MVC
8 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
8 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
8 9 (20.45%) QA
8 9 (20.45%) WCF
8 9 (20.45%) WPF
8 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.64%) HTML
11 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.64%) VBScript
12 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (20.45%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Endur
2 1 (2.27%) HFM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) SMTP
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
1 4 (9.09%) IMAP
2 1 (2.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.09%) MySQL
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) DB2
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ERwin
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Applications Support
3 6 (13.64%) Applications Developer
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Applications Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) OSS Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
1 9 (20.45%) J2EE
1 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
1 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
1 9 (20.45%) WCF
1 9 (20.45%) WPF
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Informatics
3 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) UNIX
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) OO
1 10 (22.73%) Project Management
2 9 (20.45%) MVC
3 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Data Transformation
4 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) ETL
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Data Management
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
8 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.27%) SOA
8 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 9 (20.45%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
4 6 (13.64%) VBScript
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) HP APS
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) OCP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Sybase
1 4 (9.09%) Remedy
1 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.82%) ComArch
2 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Sun
3 2 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Dell
3 2 (4.55%) Informatica
3 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.55%) OpenLink
3 2 (4.55%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.27%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos
4 1 (2.27%) Compaq