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 4 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 234 211 221
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 25 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.04% 5.45% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 7
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£288 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £397 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £51.39
% change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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
619 660 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.23% 7.10% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 367 336
Average daily rate £425 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £52.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +123.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.10 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £52.50 £27.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -13 12 £388 -12.92% 3
West Sussex -18 7 £275 -21.42%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 - -
Surrey +3 1 - - 1
Berkshire -5 1 - - 5
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (54.90%) SQL
3 27 (52.94%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (52.94%) Oracle Database
4 25 (49.02%) PL/SQL
5 24 (47.06%) Oracle EBS R12
6 21 (41.18%) WebLogic
7 20 (39.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 20 (39.22%) Oracle RAC
8 19 (37.25%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (35.29%) UNIX
10 17 (33.33%) Shell Script
10 17 (33.33%) Middleware
10 17 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 17 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 16 (31.37%) HPUX
12 15 (29.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 15 (29.41%) Load Balancing
12 15 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (25.49%) Finance
13 13 (25.49%) Oracle 10gAS
13 13 (25.49%) Oracle Discoverer
14 12 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (21.57%) SOA
15 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
16 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
17 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
17 8 (15.69%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 21 (41.18%) WebLogic
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle 10gAS
3 6 (11.76%) SAS
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (47.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.96%) Primavera
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Intranet
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (25.49%) Oracle Discoverer
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.84%) SQLPlus
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.92%) MS Access
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) DBA
2 18 (35.29%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Programme Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Performance Test Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Middleware
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Statistics
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) UNIX
2 16 (31.37%) HPUX
3 4 (7.84%) AIX
4 3 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 15 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (21.57%) SOA
3 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.80%) Strategic Management
7 5 (9.80%) Workflow
7 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.88%) CRM
10 2 (3.92%) Use Case
10 2 (3.92%) Time Management
10 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) PL/SQL
3 17 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) MCSE
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) MCITP
3 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Data Guard
4 3 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Siebel
5 1 (1.96%) Sun
5 1 (1.96%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) VMware