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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 174 150 168
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 76 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 1.04% 0.75%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.41% 13.16% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 30
Average daily rate £400 £413 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £548 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £15.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £30.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +116.21%
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
666 661 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.88% 7.90% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 342 433
Average daily rate £400 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Average hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.70 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £27.45 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 49 £350 -15.15% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £425 +21.42%
Surrey -4 6 £400 - 1
Berkshire -23 1 - - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 55 (43.31%) Security Cleared
3 51 (40.16%) SC Cleared
4 46 (36.22%) UNIX
5 44 (34.65%) .NET
5 44 (34.65%) HP
6 43 (33.86%) HTML
6 43 (33.86%) JavaScript
6 43 (33.86%) ASP.NET
6 43 (33.86%) JSP
7 39 (30.71%) Software Testing
7 39 (30.71%) ISTQB
8 38 (29.92%) HP Quality Center
9 37 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (29.13%) Windows
9 37 (29.13%) Windows 2000
9 37 (29.13%) Windows XP
9 37 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (26.77%) Oracle Reports
11 32 (25.20%) SQL
11 32 (25.20%) Finance
12 30 (23.62%) TCP/IP
12 30 (23.62%) Oracle EBS R12
13 28 (22.05%) HTTPS
14 27 (21.26%) Linux
15 26 (20.47%) PL/SQL
15 26 (20.47%) Knowledge Management
16 24 (18.90%) Test Scripting
16 24 (18.90%) Oracle Applications
17 23 (18.11%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (9.45%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Visio
1 6 (4.72%) MS Project
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (18.90%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (9.45%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (8.66%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (7.87%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (7.87%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.62%) TCP/IP
2 28 (22.05%) HTTPS
3 17 (13.39%) SSL
3 17 (13.39%) Wireshark
4 11 (8.66%) DNS
4 11 (8.66%) HTTP
5 6 (4.72%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) Internet
6 1 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.77%) Oracle Reports
2 22 (17.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 11 (8.66%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.51%) SQLPlus
4 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (11.02%) LoadRunner
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (26.77%) Analyst
2 28 (22.05%) Consultant
3 23 (18.11%) Tester
3 23 (18.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 17 (13.39%) Test Analyst
5 13 (10.24%) Developer
6 9 (7.09%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 8 (6.30%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (6.30%) DBA
8 7 (5.51%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Functional Consultant
8 7 (5.51%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Applications Tester
9 6 (4.72%) Technical Tester
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Performance Tester
10 5 (3.94%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.65%) .NET
2 43 (33.86%) HTML
2 43 (33.86%) ASP.NET
2 43 (33.86%) JSP
3 22 (17.32%) Middleware
4 20 (15.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (7.09%) XML
6 3 (2.36%) JPA
7 2 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.79%) Web Services
8 1 (0.79%) Java EE
8 1 (0.79%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.94%) CMDB
3 3 (2.36%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.57%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.22%) UNIX
2 37 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (29.13%) Windows
2 37 (29.13%) Windows 2000
2 37 (29.13%) Windows XP
2 37 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (21.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Software Testing
2 26 (20.47%) Knowledge Management
3 24 (18.90%) Test Scripting
4 23 (18.11%) SOA
5 22 (17.32%) Test Strategy
6 19 (14.96%) Workflow
6 19 (14.96%) Validation
7 14 (11.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (11.02%) Migration
8 13 (10.24%) ITIL
9 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.66%) Project Management
10 11 (8.66%) Data Migration
10 11 (8.66%) Performance Testing
11 10 (7.87%) Service Management
11 10 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (7.87%) ETL
12 9 (7.09%) High Availability
13 8 (6.30%) Business Analysis
14 7 (5.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.86%) JavaScript
2 32 (25.20%) SQL
3 26 (20.47%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.94%) Java
5 4 (3.15%) C
5 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.36%) C#
6 3 (2.36%) Perl
6 3 (2.36%) Korn
7 2 (1.57%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) R
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 55 (43.31%) Security Cleared
2 51 (40.16%) SC Cleared
3 39 (30.71%) ISTQB
4 17 (13.39%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.15%) Degree
6 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.79%) CIMA
8 1 (0.79%) ACCA
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MCP
8 1 (0.79%) MCSE
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.39%) Nmap
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (29.92%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (13.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (13.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (34.65%) HP
3 7 (5.51%) Informatica
3 7 (5.51%) Remedy
3 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.51%) ComArch
4 6 (4.72%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (3.15%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.15%) IBM
6 3 (2.36%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.36%) Pegasus
6 3 (2.36%) Citrix
7 2 (1.57%) SAP
7 2 (1.57%) Cognos
7 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com