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 30 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 212 204 191
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 26 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.78% 4.77% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £563 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
687 650 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.36% 7.81% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 299 319
Average daily rate £400 £450 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -27.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +6.47%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Hampshire -26 15 £450 -11.54% 5
West Sussex - 2 £275 - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) PL/SQL
4 20 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 19 (38.00%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (34.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
7 16 (32.00%) UNIX
7 16 (32.00%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (30.00%) Finance
8 15 (30.00%) WebLogic
9 14 (28.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (26.00%) Project Management
11 12 (24.00%) SOA
11 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (18.00%) Middleware
13 9 (18.00%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (16.00%) HPUX
14 8 (16.00%) VMware
14 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
15 7 (14.00%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (14.00%) SQLPlus
15 7 (14.00%) Oracle Discoverer

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.00%) MS Project
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (34.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (14.00%) SQLPlus
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.00%) MS Access
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.00%) Toad
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Military
3 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Billing
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Architect
2 15 (30.00%) DBA
3 13 (26.00%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Middleware
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (6.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Statistics
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) UNIX
2 8 (16.00%) HPUX
3 3 (6.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Project Management
2 12 (24.00%) SOA
2 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (14.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.00%) Strategic Management
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
9 3 (6.00%) Use Case
9 3 (6.00%) CRM
9 3 (6.00%) ERP
9 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Korn
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) COBIT
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Primavera
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Siebel
5 1 (2.00%) HP