The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast 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 2 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 35.29% 10.00% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 26.67% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
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%
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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 South Coast region.

Vendors Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 58.82% 37.50% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 4
Average daily rate £650 £400 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -13.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £250 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 the South Coast

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 8 (80.00%) XML
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 5 (50.00%) Content Management
3 5 (50.00%) Document Management
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) Documentum
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Documentum
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQLPlus
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Toad
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) Document Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) BCP
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft