The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 147 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 93 84 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.00% 0.96%
As % of the Business Applications category 13.01% 13.21% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 57
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £143 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.36% -12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.70 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.40%
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
715 636 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.01% 7.58% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 304 436
Average daily rate £400 £413 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £539 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.35 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £62.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
Oracle EBS
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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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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 73 £425 - 8
Berkshire +1 5 £448 -11.82% 2
Surrey -19 4 £400 +18.51% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire -3 1 £325 +132.14%
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Oracle
2 86 (50.89%) Security Cleared
3 76 (44.97%) SC Cleared
4 72 (42.60%) UNIX
5 71 (42.01%) HP
6 67 (39.64%) .NET
6 67 (39.64%) ASP.NET
6 67 (39.64%) JSP
6 67 (39.64%) JavaScript
7 66 (39.05%) HTML
7 66 (39.05%) ISTQB
8 58 (34.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 56 (33.14%) TCP/IP
10 49 (28.99%) Oracle EBS R12
11 41 (24.26%) HP Quality Center
12 39 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
13 38 (22.49%) Windows
13 38 (22.49%) Software Testing
14 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (20.71%) Windows 2000
14 35 (20.71%) Windows XP
14 35 (20.71%) Finance
14 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (20.12%) HTTPS
16 33 (19.53%) DV Cleared
17 30 (17.75%) Microsoft
17 30 (17.75%) Knowledge Management
18 29 (17.16%) Test Scripting
19 28 (16.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 28 (16.57%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 17 (10.06%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Project
1 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 49 (28.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 26 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (9.47%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (7.10%) Oracle Financials
4 12 (7.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 12 (7.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (4.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (3.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle TCA
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (33.14%) TCP/IP
2 34 (20.12%) HTTPS
3 21 (12.43%) SAN
4 18 (10.65%) SSL
5 17 (10.06%) DNS
5 17 (10.06%) HTTP
6 16 (9.47%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.78%) Internet
8 2 (1.18%) LDAP
9 1 (0.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
2 20 (11.83%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (8.28%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.33%) SQLPlus
5 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.37%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.59%) Essbase
9 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) QuickTest Pro
1 22 (13.02%) LoadRunner
2 10 (5.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.59%) Toad
3 1 (0.59%) Ant
General
1 35 (20.71%) Finance
2 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.18%) Billing
3 2 (1.18%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (32.54%) Analyst
2 37 (21.89%) Test Analyst
3 25 (14.79%) Consultant
4 19 (11.24%) Oracle Consultant
4 19 (11.24%) Tester
5 17 (10.06%) Architect
6 14 (8.28%) Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Functional Consultant
8 11 (6.51%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (6.51%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.92%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 9 (5.33%) Performance Tester
10 9 (5.33%) Test Manager
11 8 (4.73%) Junior
11 8 (4.73%) DBA
12 7 (4.14%) Junior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Junior Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Data Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (39.64%) .NET
1 67 (39.64%) ASP.NET
1 67 (39.64%) JSP
2 66 (39.05%) HTML
3 27 (15.98%) Middleware
4 25 (14.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (4.14%) WebCenter
6 4 (2.37%) JPA
7 2 (1.18%) XML
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.18%) JNDI
8 1 (0.59%) OLE
8 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.73%) CMDB
2 4 (2.37%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.78%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.59%) Social Media
4 1 (0.59%) Replication
4 1 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 72 (42.60%) UNIX
2 38 (22.49%) Windows
3 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (20.71%) Windows 2000
3 35 (20.71%) Windows XP
3 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (15.98%) Linux
5 2 (1.18%) AIX
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.49%) Software Testing
2 30 (17.75%) Knowledge Management
3 29 (17.16%) Test Scripting
4 27 (15.98%) SOA
5 19 (11.24%) Validation
5 19 (11.24%) ITIL
5 19 (11.24%) Workflow
6 18 (10.65%) Performance Testing
6 18 (10.65%) Test Strategy
7 15 (8.88%) Project Management
8 14 (8.28%) Service Management
8 14 (8.28%) Migration
9 13 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (7.10%) Data Migration
11 11 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (6.51%) ERP
11 11 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.92%) TOGAF
12 10 (5.92%) Load Testing
13 9 (5.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 67 (39.64%) JavaScript
2 28 (16.57%) SQL
3 21 (12.43%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.96%) C
5 4 (2.37%) Java
6 3 (1.78%) VB
6 3 (1.78%) C#
7 2 (1.18%) Perl
7 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.18%) Korn
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (50.89%) Security Cleared
2 76 (44.97%) SC Cleared
3 66 (39.05%) ISTQB
4 58 (34.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (19.53%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.37%) MCSE
7 4 (2.37%) CCNP
7 4 (2.37%) CCNA
7 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.78%) Degree
8 3 (1.78%) MCITP
8 3 (1.78%) ISEB
8 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.78%) MCP
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.59%) ACCA
10 1 (0.59%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) Nmap
2 15 (8.88%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 41 (24.26%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (16.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (9.47%) Nessus
4 2 (1.18%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 169 (100.00%) Oracle
2 71 (42.01%) HP
3 30 (17.75%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.06%) Citrix
5 11 (6.51%) ComArch
5 11 (6.51%) Remedy
6 6 (3.55%) Informatica
7 5 (2.96%) Pegasus
7 5 (2.96%) IBM
8 4 (2.37%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.78%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.78%) SAP
10 2 (1.18%) Cognos
10 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.18%) Primavera
10 2 (1.18%) KANA
11 1 (0.59%) ClickSoftware Technologies
11 1 (0.59%) JDA
11 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.59%) CA
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