The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 31 October 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 234 183 218
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +35
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 24 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.62% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.73% 8.05% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 21
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£440 £376 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £281 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £428 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £62.65
Oracle Applications
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
644 658 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.67% 7.66% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 283 349
Average daily rate £435 £433 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 18
Average hourly rate £20.67 £35.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.94% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £29.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £36.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -37.50%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 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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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
Hampshire -28 11 £478 +31.72% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 8 £458 +17.30% 1
Berkshire -3 3 £425 +44.68% 1
East Sussex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications.

1 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (47.73%) SQL
3 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
4 30 (34.09%) Finance
5 28 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 27 (30.68%) C#
7 22 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 22 (25.00%) SOA
8 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (19.32%) Project Management
9 17 (19.32%) CRM
9 17 (19.32%) Java
10 16 (18.18%) VB
10 16 (18.18%) HP
10 16 (18.18%) SAN
10 16 (18.18%) ISTQB
11 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 13 (14.77%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (14.77%) Oracle EBS
12 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
13 12 (13.64%) UNIX
13 12 (13.64%) .NET
13 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 12 (13.64%) VMware
13 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (12.50%) Matrix Management
14 11 (12.50%) TDD
14 11 (12.50%) Coaching

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.23%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (7.95%) SQLPlus
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) Essbase
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.55%) Toad
2 4 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.36%) Military
4 6 (6.82%) Back Office
5 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.27%) Billing
6 2 (2.27%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Architect
2 15 (17.05%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 10 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Web Development Manager
5 9 (10.23%) Web Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Performance Manager
6 8 (9.09%) DBA
6 8 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (7.95%) Test Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Performance Test Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle Project Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Tester
9 5 (5.68%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Performance Tester
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 3 (3.41%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) .NET
1 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (9.09%) Middleware
4 4 (4.55%) XML
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.14%) JPA
5 1 (1.14%) JSP
5 1 (1.14%) SOAP
5 1 (1.14%) Web Services
5 1 (1.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) UNIX
2 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) AIX
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) SOA
2 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) CRM
3 17 (19.32%) Project Management
4 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.50%) OO
5 11 (12.50%) TDD
5 11 (12.50%) MVC
5 11 (12.50%) Scrum
5 11 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 11 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 11 (12.50%) BDD
5 11 (12.50%) Coaching
5 11 (12.50%) People Management
6 10 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (10.23%) Web Development
8 8 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) SQL
2 27 (30.68%) C#
3 22 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 17 (19.32%) Java
5 16 (18.18%) VB
6 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.55%) Korn
6 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 16 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (9.09%) Degree
5 8 (9.09%) CCNA
5 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) COBIT
2 2 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.14%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (5.68%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (18.18%) HP
3 12 (13.64%) VMware
4 9 (10.23%) Primavera
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.41%) Siebel
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica