The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 30 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.49% 4.74% 15.22%
As % of the Vendors category 14.18% 9.91% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 16
Average daily rate
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£305 £318 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £341 £456
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 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
Oracle
South West

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 111 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.73% 47.84% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 69 49
Average daily rate £333 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.01% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £378 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Taunton -7 9 £325 +4.83%
Street - 7 £290 -
Templecombe - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Clevedon - - - - 2
Oracle
South West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 39 (60.94%) SQL
2 38 (59.38%) SQL Server
3 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
4 33 (51.56%) SC Cleared
5 28 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (43.75%) Oracle Database
6 27 (42.19%) SLA
7 23 (35.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (26.56%) T-SQL
10 17 (26.56%) Data Guard
10 17 (26.56%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (18.75%) Clustering
13 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
13 10 (15.63%) Windows
13 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (14.06%) Statistics
14 9 (14.06%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (14.06%) .NET
14 9 (14.06%) Java
14 9 (14.06%) UNIX
14 9 (14.06%) Finance
15 8 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (12.50%) C#
15 8 (12.50%) SAP
15 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.13%) Escenic
5 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) GIMP
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.69%) assyst
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (43.75%) Oracle Database
3 23 (35.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (7.81%) Big Data
10 5 (7.81%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (6.25%) MySQL
11 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (4.69%) DB2
13 2 (3.13%) QlikView
13 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
13 2 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.56%) Subversion
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) DBA
2 27 (42.19%) SQL DBA
3 13 (20.31%) Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Business Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Programmer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Programmer
10 2 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Java Programmer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) J2EE
3 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) Middleware
4 3 (4.69%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.69%) Ajax
4 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) CSS
4 3 (4.69%) jQuery
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.69%) CSS3
5 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 2 (3.13%) Java RMI
5 2 (3.13%) EJB
5 2 (3.13%) Struts
5 2 (3.13%) Spring
5 2 (3.13%) JSF
5 2 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Clustering
2 9 (14.06%) Statistics
3 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) AS400
5 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) UNIX
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (14.06%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.94%) Scrum
5 6 (9.38%) ETL
5 6 (9.38%) Change Control
5 6 (9.38%) Business Transformation
6 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) ERP
7 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.69%) UML
8 3 (4.69%) Service Management
8 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 9 (14.06%) Java
5 8 (12.50%) C#
6 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
8 2 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) R
9 1 (1.56%) VB
9 1 (1.56%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
2 33 (51.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.69%) MCITP
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) MCSE
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (42.19%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) JBoss
2 4 (6.25%) HP
2 4 (6.25%) Citrix
3 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.69%) Netezza
3 3 (4.69%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Sun