The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 131 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 14 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.22% 0.76%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.36% 3.70% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 14
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£500 £313 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -26.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £383 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £62.65
Oracle Applications
England

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

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
220 135 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.78% 6.05% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 74 122
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.43 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.77% -1.59%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Gloucestershire -4 12 £400 +33.33% 1
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications.

1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (71.88%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (56.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) UNIX
7 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
10 6 (18.75%) jQuery
10 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
10 6 (18.75%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) ITIL
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
12 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
12 3 (9.38%) Release Management
12 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
12 3 (9.38%) Middleware
12 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
12 3 (9.38%) Java
13 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (6.25%) Siebel
13 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle Applications 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 Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.13%) Documentum
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (56.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.13%) ENOVIA
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.13%) Teamcenter
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.13%) ReportNet
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.13%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle Consultant
1 17 (53.13%) Consultant
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 14 (43.75%) Functional Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Applications Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (18.75%) DBA
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) CRM Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM Functional Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) jQuery
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) UNIX
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Release Management
2 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
2 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) BPEL
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Scrum
4 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) E-business
4 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Siebel
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) Micro Focus
3 1 (3.13%) webMethods
3 1 (3.13%) Sun
3 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) SAP