The table below looks at the statistics for SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus over the 3 months to 19 December 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 243 227 222
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£428 £255 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £210 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £311 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £290 £375
% change year-on-year
+32.75% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
SQLPlus
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1758 1839 1580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.73% 21.57% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 938 869
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 58 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.90 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

SQLPlus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQLPlus Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQLPlus
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQLPlus across the South East region.

SQLPlus Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQLPlus
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus across the South East region.

SQLPlus Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQLPlus
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 SQLPlus within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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 -12 12 £428 -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
SQLPlus
England

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus.

1 23 (95.83%) PL/SQL
1 23 (95.83%) SQL
1 23 (95.83%) Oracle
2 19 (79.17%) WebLogic
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle Database
3 15 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (54.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (54.17%) Data Guard
4 13 (54.17%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (50.00%) Perl
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (45.83%) Toad
6 11 (45.83%) Replication
6 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
6 11 (45.83%) Korn
7 10 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (37.50%) SOA
8 9 (37.50%) AIX
8 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (29.17%) Middleware
10 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
10 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (79.17%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle Database
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (8.33%) MySQL
10 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Toad
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) DBA
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (37.50%) SQL DBA
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Delphi Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Middleware
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Replication
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) HACMP
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) AIX
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) SOA
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) ERP
6 4 (16.67%) Document Management
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (12.50%) BCP
7 3 (12.50%) E-business
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
9 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 1 (4.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) PL/SQL
1 23 (95.83%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Perl
3 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
3 11 (45.83%) Korn
4 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) OCFS2
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Data Guard
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Sun
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Dell
3 4 (16.67%) EMC
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) IBM