The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 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.

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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 798 893 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.70% 10.25% 10.12%
As % of the Vendors category 18.61% 20.95% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 453 520
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £26.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £43.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
Oracle
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4289 4263 4964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 48.95% 50.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2172 2134
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £225
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 275 250 300
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +1 276 £400 +3.89% 49
Berkshire -13 134 £375 -5.06% 57
Surrey -2 124 £360 -4.00% 35
Buckinghamshire 0 107 £400 +14.28% 20
Oxfordshire -7 43 £475 +11.76% 11
West Sussex -5 18 £313 +2.45% 7
Kent -17 18 £320 -34.35% 8
Home Counties 0 14 £375 +15.38%
Middlesex -9 13 £350 -27.68% 1
East Sussex -11 7 £225 -18.18% 4
M4 Corridor +3 1 £500 +25.00%
Thames Valley - - - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 694 (40.90%) SQL
2 370 (21.80%) Oracle Database
3 365 (21.51%) Security Cleared
4 343 (20.21%) UNIX
5 324 (19.09%) .NET
6 321 (18.92%) Finance
7 309 (18.21%) Java
8 292 (17.21%) SC Cleared
9 285 (16.79%) PL/SQL
10 279 (16.44%) Microsoft
11 267 (15.73%) Windows
12 257 (15.14%) Linux
13 239 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 231 (13.61%) C#
15 227 (13.38%) HTML
15 227 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
16 220 (12.96%) JavaScript
17 205 (12.08%) ASP.NET
18 200 (11.79%) HP
19 168 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
20 167 (9.84%) CRM
21 165 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
22 161 (9.49%) Project Management
22 161 (9.49%) ISTQB
23 158 (9.31%) Oracle Reports
24 157 (9.25%) SOA
25 154 (9.07%) JSP
26 148 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
27 145 (8.54%) WebLogic
27 145 (8.54%) ETL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 145 (8.54%) WebLogic
2 58 (3.42%) Apache
3 56 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 48 (2.83%) WebSphere
5 44 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
6 43 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 37 (2.18%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.53%) IIS
9 23 (1.36%) SAS
10 21 (1.24%) GlassFish
10 21 (1.24%) CMS
11 16 (0.94%) ArcGIS
12 15 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 11 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
15 11 (0.65%) Lync
16 10 (0.59%) Documentum
17 9 (0.53%) FileNet
17 9 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 110 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.60%) MS Office
3 38 (2.24%) MS Project
4 30 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.059%) Maya
9 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.059%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.059%) MotionBuilder
9 1 (0.059%) HumanIK
9 1 (0.059%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 165 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
2 91 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
3 81 (4.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 37 (2.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 36 (2.12%) Oracle Payables
6 35 (2.06%) Oracle General Ledger
7 32 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
7 32 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
8 18 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
9 17 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
10 15 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
10 15 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
11 13 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
12 12 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
13 10 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
14 9 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 8 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
15 8 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
15 8 (0.47%) HFM
16 7 (0.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.53%) SaaS
2 10 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.47%) Office 365
4 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.18%) Taleo
6 2 (0.12%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.059%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.89%) SAN
2 75 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 44 (2.59%) HTTP
4 38 (2.24%) DNS
5 37 (2.18%) HTTPS
6 33 (1.94%) Firewall
7 30 (1.77%) SSL
8 25 (1.47%) Internet
9 20 (1.18%) NAS
10 19 (1.12%) LDAP
11 15 (0.88%) WAN
12 14 (0.82%) FTP
13 13 (0.77%) Intranet
14 12 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
14 12 (0.71%) LAN
14 12 (0.71%) 3G
15 10 (0.59%) LTE
15 10 (0.59%) 2G
15 10 (0.59%) Wireshark
15 10 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (21.80%) Oracle Database
2 239 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 168 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 158 (9.31%) Oracle Reports
5 143 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
6 105 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 84 (4.95%) Relational Database
8 70 (4.12%) MySQL
8 70 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 53 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (2.83%) PowerCenter
12 47 (2.77%) DB2
13 42 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 32 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
15 29 (1.71%) DataStage
16 27 (1.59%) RDBMS
16 27 (1.59%) SQLPlus
17 25 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 108 (6.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 41 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 38 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
3 38 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
4 37 (2.18%) Maven
5 36 (2.12%) Toad
6 34 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 32 (1.89%) Ant
8 30 (1.77%) Subversion
9 29 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (1.65%) Selenium
11 27 (1.59%) LoadRunner
12 23 (1.36%) JUnit
13 19 (1.12%) NUnit
14 18 (1.06%) Eclipse
15 14 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 13 (0.77%) Git (software)
17 9 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
17 9 (0.53%) WebDriver
17 9 (0.53%) Hudson
General
1 321 (18.92%) Finance
2 129 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 44 (2.59%) Billing
4 34 (2.00%) Retail
5 32 (1.89%) Banking
6 29 (1.71%) Marketing
7 24 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.36%) Military
9 16 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (0.82%) Publishing
10 14 (0.82%) General Ledger
11 13 (0.77%) Spanish Language
12 12 (0.71%) Electronics
12 12 (0.71%) Advertising
13 10 (0.59%) Back Office
14 9 (0.53%) Automotive
15 8 (0.47%) Legal
16 7 (0.41%) Korean Language
17 5 (0.29%) Dutch Language
17 5 (0.29%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 419 (24.69%) Developer
2 252 (14.85%) Analyst
3 165 (9.72%) Architect
4 135 (7.96%) Consultant
5 101 (5.95%) Project Manager
6 85 (5.01%) DBA
7 81 (4.77%) Oracle Developer
8 76 (4.48%) Test Analyst
9 69 (4.07%) Oracle Consultant
10 68 (4.01%) Tester
11 67 (3.95%) Administrator
11 67 (3.95%) Java Developer
12 60 (3.54%) Test Manager
13 59 (3.48%) Oracle DBA
14 56 (3.30%) .NET Developer
15 51 (3.01%) Business Analyst
16 50 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
17 41 (2.42%) Technical Architect
18 36 (2.12%) Test Leader
19 29 (1.71%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (19.09%) .NET
2 227 (13.38%) HTML
3 205 (12.08%) ASP.NET
4 154 (9.07%) JSP
5 120 (7.07%) XML
6 111 (6.54%) Middleware
7 104 (6.13%) Web Services
8 88 (5.19%) Spring
9 74 (4.36%) J2EE
10 64 (3.77%) CSS
10 64 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
11 53 (3.12%) Ajax
12 50 (2.95%) Hibernate
13 45 (2.65%) XSLT
14 44 (2.59%) jQuery
15 43 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (2.24%) Oracle ADF
17 36 (2.12%) WCF
18 34 (2.00%) SOAP
19 33 (1.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 98 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 31 (1.83%) N-Tier
6 20 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 20 (1.18%) Statistics
7 19 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.12%) Open Source
8 17 (1.00%) Replication
8 17 (1.00%) Clustering
9 15 (0.88%) PKI
10 14 (0.82%) GIS
11 12 (0.71%) User Experience
12 10 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.59%) HACMP
12 10 (0.59%) DTV
13 9 (0.53%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.53%) Smart Meter
13 9 (0.53%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 343 (20.21%) UNIX
2 267 (15.73%) Windows
3 257 (15.14%) Linux
4 69 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (3.71%) Solaris
7 55 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (2.83%) AIX
9 44 (2.59%) Windows XP
10 39 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
11 35 (2.06%) Windows 2000
12 15 (0.88%) Windows NT
13 13 (0.77%) HPUX
13 13 (0.77%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.35%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.29%) CentOS
17 4 (0.24%) zOS
18 3 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (9.84%) CRM
3 161 (9.49%) Project Management
4 157 (9.25%) SOA
5 148 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
6 145 (8.54%) ETL
7 112 (6.60%) Migration
8 111 (6.54%) Scrum
8 111 (6.54%) ITIL
9 98 (5.77%) Test Scripting
10 92 (5.42%) MVC
11 90 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (5.07%) PRINCE2
13 83 (4.89%) Test Automation
14 78 (4.60%) TDD
15 76 (4.48%) Knowledge Management
15 76 (4.48%) OO
16 75 (4.42%) Data Modelling
17 74 (4.36%) ERP
18 69 (4.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 694 (40.90%) SQL
2 309 (18.21%) Java
3 285 (16.79%) PL/SQL
4 231 (13.61%) C#
5 220 (12.96%) JavaScript
6 108 (6.36%) VB
7 87 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 64 (3.77%) Perl
9 47 (2.77%) T-SQL
10 43 (2.53%) VBScript
11 31 (1.83%) Python
12 29 (1.71%) Korn
13 28 (1.65%) C
14 24 (1.41%) C++
15 23 (1.36%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.24%) VB.NET
17 19 (1.12%) PHP
18 17 (1.00%) XPath
18 17 (1.00%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 365 (21.51%) Security Cleared
2 292 (17.21%) SC Cleared
3 161 (9.49%) ISTQB
4 83 (4.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 81 (4.77%) DV Cleared
6 77 (4.54%) Degree
7 74 (4.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 36 (2.12%) ISEB
9 19 (1.12%) CCNA
9 19 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.94%) MCSE
12 15 (0.88%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (0.59%) PMP
15 9 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
15 9 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.47%) HND
17 7 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.12%) QA
2 19 (1.12%) SLA
3 10 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.29%) COBIT
8 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.12%) GAAP
9 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 62 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
2 44 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 38 (2.24%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.82%) vSphere
6 10 (0.59%) Xen
6 10 (0.59%) Nmap
7 8 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.47%) XenApp
7 8 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.35%) OCFS2
9 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.29%) OpenSSH
10 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.24%) Docker
11 3 (0.18%) Firmware
11 3 (0.18%) NFS
11 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 64 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 63 (3.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 32 (1.89%) Puppet
4 28 (1.65%) Data Guard
5 24 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
6 20 (1.18%) Tivoli
7 17 (1.00%) Vagrant
8 15 (0.88%) SCCM
9 13 (0.77%) Nessus
10 12 (0.71%) Control-M
11 11 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (0.65%) YUM
12 8 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 7 (0.41%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.35%) Cobbler
14 6 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
14 6 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.29%) Netcool
15 5 (0.29%) CA Wily
16 4 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 279 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 200 (11.79%) HP
3 94 (5.54%) IBM
4 89 (5.24%) SAP
5 86 (5.07%) VMware
6 63 (3.71%) Informatica
7 59 (3.48%) Business Objects
8 57 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 53 (3.12%) Citrix
10 38 (2.24%) Sun
11 32 (1.89%) Cisco
12 31 (1.83%) Siebel
13 28 (1.65%) Cognos
14 25 (1.47%) JBoss
15 24 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (1.41%) NetApp
15 24 (1.41%) EMC
16 21 (1.24%) Remedy
17 20 (1.18%) Primavera
18 19 (1.12%) TIBCO
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