The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle EBS 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 EBS 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 E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 171 191 140
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -51
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 67 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.53% 1.08%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.75% 6.77% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 45
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£425 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £286 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £430 £592
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle EBS
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 EBS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle EBS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle EBS
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 EBS across the South East region.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle EBS across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle EBS
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 EBS across the South East region.

Oracle EBS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle EBS
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 EBS 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 +10 58 £413 +10.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £500 +57.48%
Surrey -9 2 £520 +46.47% 2
Berkshire +2 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £120 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
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 EBS 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 EBS.

1 128 (100.00%) Oracle
2 80 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 78 (60.94%) SC Cleared
4 59 (46.09%) ISTQB
4 59 (46.09%) HP
5 57 (44.53%) UNIX
6 53 (41.41%) JavaScript
7 52 (40.63%) HTML
8 51 (39.84%) JSP
9 50 (39.06%) .NET
9 50 (39.06%) ASP.NET
10 47 (36.72%) Knowledge Management
11 46 (35.94%) Microsoft
12 43 (33.59%) Oracle Reports
13 41 (32.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 38 (29.69%) Project Management
15 36 (28.13%) Citrix
15 36 (28.13%) SAN
16 35 (27.34%) Oracle EBS R12
17 34 (26.56%) SQL
18 31 (24.22%) HP Quality Center
19 29 (22.66%) DV Cleared
19 29 (22.66%) Test Scripting
19 29 (22.66%) TCP/IP
20 27 (21.09%) Finance
21 26 (20.31%) Oracle Database
22 25 (19.53%) Oracle RAC
23 24 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
24 22 (17.19%) PL/SQL
24 22 (17.19%) WebLogic

Oracle EBS
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 EBS 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 EBS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (17.19%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle 10gAS
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (27.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (14.84%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 10 (7.81%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (3.91%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.78%) Maximo
11 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.13%) SAN
2 29 (22.66%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.47%) HTTPS
4 6 (4.69%) Wireshark
4 6 (4.69%) SSL
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (33.59%) Oracle Reports
2 26 (20.31%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (7.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.13%) SQLPlus
9 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.34%) MySQL
9 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.78%) ProC
2 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (26.56%) Analyst
2 27 (21.09%) Test Analyst
3 22 (17.19%) DBA
4 20 (15.63%) Oracle DBA
5 14 (10.94%) Architect
6 11 (8.59%) Consultant
7 10 (7.81%) Test Leader
8 9 (7.03%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (6.25%) Test Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Oracle Architect
11 6 (4.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.69%) Test Specialist
11 6 (4.69%) Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (3.91%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.91%) Oracle Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 4 (3.13%) Administrator
13 4 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.63%) HTML
2 51 (39.84%) JSP
3 50 (39.06%) .NET
3 50 (39.06%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.59%) Middleware
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.34%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.78%) OLE
7 1 (0.78%) XML
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.69%) Statistics
2 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) HACMP
4 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) PMI
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.53%) UNIX
2 17 (13.28%) Windows
3 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (7.81%) Linux
3 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.25%) HPUX
5 7 (5.47%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.47%) Windows 2000
6 6 (4.69%) AIX
7 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.72%) Knowledge Management
2 38 (29.69%) Project Management
3 29 (22.66%) Test Scripting
4 20 (15.63%) SOA
5 15 (11.72%) Software Testing
6 13 (10.16%) Migration
6 13 (10.16%) ERP
7 12 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (8.59%) Workflow
9 10 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (7.81%) Use Case
10 8 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.47%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.69%) CRM
12 6 (4.69%) Validation
13 5 (3.91%) Change Management
13 5 (3.91%) Test Strategy
14 4 (3.13%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.41%) JavaScript
2 34 (26.56%) SQL
3 22 (17.19%) PL/SQL
4 10 (7.81%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.25%) VBA
6 4 (3.13%) Java
7 2 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) C#
8 1 (0.78%) Korn
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 80 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 78 (60.94%) SC Cleared
3 59 (46.09%) ISTQB
4 41 (32.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 29 (22.66%) DV Cleared
6 22 (17.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.91%) ISEB
9 4 (3.13%) MCITP
10 3 (2.34%) CCNP
10 3 (2.34%) CCNA
10 3 (2.34%) MCSE
11 2 (1.56%) Degree
11 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.78%) PMP
12 1 (0.78%) CIPD
12 1 (0.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (19.53%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.69%) Nmap
4 3 (2.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (24.22%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (7.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (4.69%) Data Guard
3 6 (4.69%) Nessus
4 3 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) Oracle
2 59 (46.09%) HP
3 46 (35.94%) Microsoft
4 36 (28.13%) Citrix
5 4 (3.13%) Intel
5 4 (3.13%) Cisco
5 4 (3.13%) Sun
6 3 (2.34%) IBM
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.56%) Informatica
8 1 (0.78%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.78%) Serena
8 1 (0.78%) Remedy
8 1 (0.78%) Primavera
8 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.78%) BMC
8 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.78%) SAP