The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 31 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 11 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 878 822 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.54% 9.70% 9.89%
As % of the Vendors category 20.16% 19.73% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 413 517
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £513 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £12.90 £19.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £50.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -11.20%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4356 4166 4808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.31% 49.14% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2171 2072 2058
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 307 336
Average hourly rate £16.31 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle
England

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle
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 across the South East region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle
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 across the South East region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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 +8 352 £400 +4.23% 41
Berkshire -8 144 £390 -2.62% 57
Surrey +1 134 £350 -6.66% 37
Buckinghamshire +4 129 £400 +18.95% 13
Oxfordshire -24 15 £413 -8.33% 9
East Sussex -2 14 £300 -20.00% 1
West Sussex -23 14 £290 -14.07% 9
Middlesex -12 12 £350 - 3
Home Counties -2 10 £523 +49.28%
Kent -23 8 £350 -22.22% 4
Thames Valley +7 3 £450 -
Sussex - - - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Oracle 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.

1 681 (37.94%) SQL
2 402 (22.40%) Finance
3 394 (21.95%) UNIX
4 377 (21.00%) Security Cleared
5 376 (20.95%) Oracle Database
6 355 (19.78%) .NET
7 329 (18.33%) Java
8 299 (16.66%) PL/SQL
9 298 (16.60%) Windows
10 296 (16.49%) SC Cleared
11 292 (16.27%) Linux
12 272 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 272 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 248 (13.82%) JavaScript
14 232 (12.92%) C#
15 231 (12.87%) HTML
16 216 (12.03%) HP
17 215 (11.98%) ASP.NET
18 190 (10.58%) Oracle Database 11g
19 181 (10.08%) CRM
20 174 (9.69%) Oracle EBS
21 162 (9.03%) ISTQB
22 158 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
23 156 (8.69%) JSP
24 147 (8.19%) SOA
24 147 (8.19%) Project Management
25 145 (8.08%) Oracle Reports
26 143 (7.97%) Telecoms
27 139 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
28 134 (7.47%) WebLogic

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 134 (7.47%) WebLogic
2 66 (3.68%) Apache
3 64 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 43 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 39 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 34 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 31 (1.73%) SAS
8 30 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 27 (1.50%) IIS
10 21 (1.17%) CMS
11 16 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.89%) GlassFish
12 12 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 12 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 12 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.61%) ArcGIS
13 11 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
14 10 (0.56%) Documentum
14 10 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
15 9 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 107 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 70 (3.90%) MS Office
3 44 (2.45%) MS Project
4 36 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.056%) Maya
9 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.056%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.056%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 174 (9.69%) Oracle EBS
2 100 (5.57%) Oracle Applications
3 96 (5.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 42 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
5 37 (2.06%) Oracle Payables
6 36 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
7 32 (1.78%) Oracle Receivables
8 29 (1.62%) Oracle CRM
9 20 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 16 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
11 14 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
11 14 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
12 13 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
13 12 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 11 (0.61%) HFM
14 11 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
15 10 (0.56%) Oracle BRM
15 10 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
16 9 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
17 8 (0.45%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.23%) SaaS
2 6 (0.33%) Office 365
3 5 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.22%) Taleo
5 1 (0.056%) Force.com
5 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.29%) SAN
2 84 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 54 (3.01%) DNS
4 50 (2.79%) HTTP
5 45 (2.51%) HTTPS
6 36 (2.01%) Firewall
7 32 (1.78%) SSL
7 32 (1.78%) Internet
8 21 (1.17%) LDAP
9 20 (1.11%) WAN
10 19 (1.06%) LAN
11 18 (1.00%) FTP
12 16 (0.89%) Intranet
12 16 (0.89%) Wireshark
13 15 (0.84%) SNMP
13 15 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
14 14 (0.78%) 3G
14 14 (0.78%) 2G
15 12 (0.67%) Telnet
16 10 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (20.95%) Oracle Database
2 272 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 190 (10.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 158 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
5 145 (8.08%) Oracle Reports
6 109 (6.07%) Relational Database
7 97 (5.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 92 (5.13%) MySQL
9 68 (3.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 56 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 51 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
12 49 (2.73%) DB2
13 42 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 41 (2.28%) PowerCenter
15 38 (2.12%) RDBMS
16 34 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
17 33 (1.84%) DataStage
17 33 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 33 (1.84%) SQLPlus
18 29 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 107 (5.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 54 (3.01%) Subversion
3 46 (2.56%) Toad
4 45 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
5 39 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 32 (1.78%) LoadRunner
6 32 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 31 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (1.67%) Eclipse
9 29 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
10 28 (1.56%) JUnit
11 26 (1.45%) Maven
12 25 (1.39%) Ant
13 24 (1.34%) Git (software)
14 23 (1.28%) NUnit
15 20 (1.11%) Selenium
16 19 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
17 15 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 10 (0.56%) JIRA
19 9 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 402 (22.40%) Finance
2 143 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 64 (3.57%) Billing
4 57 (3.18%) Retail
5 40 (2.23%) Marketing
6 34 (1.89%) Banking
7 29 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.56%) Military
9 17 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (0.78%) Electronics
10 14 (0.78%) General Ledger
11 12 (0.67%) Back Office
12 10 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.50%) Legal
13 9 (0.50%) Advertising
14 7 (0.39%) Japanese Language
14 7 (0.39%) Korean Language
15 6 (0.33%) Publishing
15 6 (0.33%) Automotive
16 4 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 400 (22.28%) Developer
2 305 (16.99%) Analyst
3 174 (9.69%) Consultant
4 161 (8.97%) Architect
5 120 (6.69%) Project Manager
6 92 (5.13%) DBA
7 83 (4.62%) Test Analyst
8 81 (4.51%) Oracle Consultant
9 73 (4.07%) Business Analyst
10 68 (3.79%) Tester
10 68 (3.79%) Administrator
11 65 (3.62%) Oracle DBA
12 64 (3.57%) Java Developer
13 63 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
14 56 (3.12%) Test Manager
15 54 (3.01%) .NET Developer
16 50 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
17 41 (2.28%) Data Analyst
18 38 (2.12%) Python Developer
19 37 (2.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (19.78%) .NET
2 231 (12.87%) HTML
3 215 (11.98%) ASP.NET
4 156 (8.69%) JSP
5 129 (7.19%) XML
6 111 (6.18%) Web Services
7 110 (6.13%) Middleware
8 83 (4.62%) CSS
9 73 (4.07%) Spring
10 69 (3.84%) jQuery
11 63 (3.51%) J2EE
12 54 (3.01%) Hibernate
13 53 (2.95%) Oracle Fusion
14 48 (2.67%) HTML5
15 42 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (2.23%) .NET Framework
17 38 (2.12%) Django
18 30 (1.67%) Java EE
19 29 (1.62%) Struts
19 29 (1.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 60 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (2.01%) Management Information System
3 33 (1.84%) N-Tier
4 32 (1.78%) Data Integration
5 23 (1.28%) Open Source
5 23 (1.28%) Clustering
6 22 (1.23%) Replication
7 16 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 12 (0.67%) Statistics
8 12 (0.67%) DTV
8 12 (0.67%) FMCG
9 10 (0.56%) Learning Management System
9 10 (0.56%) Data Extraction
10 9 (0.50%) iSeries
10 9 (0.50%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.50%) GIS
10 9 (0.50%) NHS
11 8 (0.45%) HACMP
11 8 (0.45%) CMDB
11 8 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 394 (21.95%) UNIX
2 298 (16.60%) Windows
3 292 (16.27%) Linux
4 79 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 74 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 69 (3.84%) Solaris
8 66 (3.68%) Windows XP
9 47 (2.62%) Windows 2000
10 44 (2.45%) AIX
11 40 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (0.89%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.84%) HPUX
14 10 (0.56%) Windows NT
14 10 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.28%) CentOS
17 4 (0.22%) zOS
17 4 (0.22%) Android
18 3 (0.17%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (10.08%) CRM
2 147 (8.19%) SOA
2 147 (8.19%) Project Management
3 139 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
4 131 (7.30%) ETL
4 131 (7.30%) ITIL
5 123 (6.85%) Migration
6 106 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (5.63%) PRINCE2
8 99 (5.52%) Scrum
9 98 (5.46%) Test Scripting
9 98 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (5.18%) Web Development
11 87 (4.85%) OO
12 77 (4.29%) Data Modelling
13 73 (4.07%) ERP
13 73 (4.07%) Test Automation
14 72 (4.01%) MVC
14 72 (4.01%) Knowledge Management
15 65 (3.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 681 (37.94%) SQL
2 329 (18.33%) Java
3 299 (16.66%) PL/SQL
4 248 (13.82%) JavaScript
5 232 (12.92%) C#
6 122 (6.80%) VB
7 95 (5.29%) Shell Script
8 63 (3.51%) Python
9 62 (3.45%) Perl
10 49 (2.73%) T-SQL
11 42 (2.34%) C
12 33 (1.84%) C++
12 33 (1.84%) VB.NET
13 29 (1.62%) VBScript
13 29 (1.62%) PHP
13 29 (1.62%) Korn
14 21 (1.17%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.06%) PowerShell
16 14 (0.78%) AWK
17 13 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 377 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 296 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 162 (9.03%) ISTQB
4 81 (4.51%) Degree
4 81 (4.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 80 (4.46%) DV Cleared
6 78 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 34 (1.89%) ISEB
8 21 (1.17%) CCNA
8 21 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (1.00%) MCSE
11 17 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
11 17 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.84%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.61%) ACCA
14 10 (0.56%) PMP
14 10 (0.56%) OCP
15 9 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.67%) QA
2 23 (1.28%) SLA
3 18 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.11%) GAAP
7 1 (0.056%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
2 55 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 42 (2.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (1.00%) vSphere
6 16 (0.89%) Nmap
7 11 (0.61%) Xen
8 10 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.39%) XenApp
10 6 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.33%) OCFS2
11 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.22%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.22%) NFS
12 4 (0.22%) XenServer
12 4 (0.22%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.17%) vCloud
13 3 (0.17%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 65 (3.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 62 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 33 (1.84%) Data Guard
4 30 (1.67%) Puppet
5 20 (1.11%) Tivoli
6 19 (1.06%) Nessus
7 17 (0.95%) SCCM
8 15 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (0.72%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.67%) YUM
11 10 (0.56%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.33%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.33%) TIBCO Hawk
13 6 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.33%) Cobbler
14 5 (0.28%) nmon
14 5 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.28%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 272 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 216 (12.03%) HP
3 108 (6.02%) SAP
4 94 (5.24%) IBM
5 90 (5.01%) VMware
6 70 (3.90%) Red Hat
6 70 (3.90%) Business Objects
7 63 (3.51%) Informatica
8 51 (2.84%) Citrix
9 39 (2.17%) Sun
10 37 (2.06%) Cisco
11 36 (2.01%) Cognos
11 36 (2.01%) Siebel
12 30 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (1.56%) JBoss
13 28 (1.56%) EMC
14 27 (1.50%) Remedy
15 25 (1.39%) NetApp
16 23 (1.28%) TIBCO
17 21 (1.17%) Hyperion
Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £525 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £580 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago