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 Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 17 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 Vendors for the South Wales 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 24 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 33 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.80% 10.43% 11.24%
As % of the Vendors category 14.41% 21.52% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 8
Average daily rate £375 £350 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
229 158 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.25% 48.47% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 85 68
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 17 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
Cardiff -10 18 £339 +42.63% 7
Bridgend - 5 £450 - 1
Newport -14 4 £325 -13.33% 6
Torfaen - - - - 2
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) HP
5 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 10 (18.18%) UNIX
6 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (16.36%) Scrum
7 9 (16.36%) Finance
7 9 (16.36%) Migration
7 9 (16.36%) Windows
7 9 (16.36%) SAP
8 8 (14.55%) UML
8 8 (14.55%) SOA
8 8 (14.55%) QA
8 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
9 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.73%) Maven
9 7 (12.73%) Project Management
9 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.73%) Web Services
9 7 (12.73%) HTML
9 7 (12.73%) Java
10 6 (10.91%) Ant
10 6 (10.91%) Business Objects
10 6 (10.91%) Selenium
10 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
10 6 (10.91%) Apache Ivy

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.27%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.64%) SAP MII
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.82%) Agresso
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SAN
1 4 (7.27%) 3G
1 4 (7.27%) 2G
1 4 (7.27%) 4G
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.64%) DataStage
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.64%) Star Schema
7 2 (3.64%) OLAP
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Maven
2 6 (10.91%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (10.91%) Ant
2 6 (10.91%) Selenium
3 5 (9.09%) JIRA
3 5 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.27%) eggPlant
4 4 (7.27%) Toad
4 4 (7.27%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.64%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) FrontPage
6 1 (1.82%) Gradle
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.82%) JBehave
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Local Government
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Developer
4 4 (7.27%) UML Business Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) QA Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Transition Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Business Objects Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Server Support
6 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) HTML
1 7 (12.73%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) XML
2 5 (9.09%) SOAP
2 5 (9.09%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) J2ME
3 4 (7.27%) WAP
3 4 (7.27%) REST
4 3 (5.45%) SAP XI
4 3 (5.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) JSP
5 2 (3.64%) XSLT
5 2 (3.64%) SAP Basis
5 2 (3.64%) WebCenter
5 2 (3.64%) MDX
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.82%) RESTful
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (7.27%) Handset
3 3 (5.45%) SCADA
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) UNIX
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Migration
1 9 (16.36%) Scrum
2 8 (14.55%) UML
2 8 (14.55%) SOA
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
5 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (7.27%) Use Case
6 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
6 4 (7.27%) ETL
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 3 (5.45%) ERP
7 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (12.73%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) R
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) XQuery
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Korn
7 1 (1.82%) XPath
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.82%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.27%) vSphere
1 4 (7.27%) vCloud
2 3 (5.45%) XenServer
2 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.45%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) HP
3 9 (16.36%) SAP
4 6 (10.91%) Business Objects
5 4 (7.27%) Sun
5 4 (7.27%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) Informatica
5 4 (7.27%) Apple
5 4 (7.27%) VMware
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec
6 3 (5.45%) Remedy
7 2 (3.64%) Thunderhead
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) Cognos
8 1 (1.82%) FatWire
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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CPS Group
Rate: negotiable daily rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago