The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database 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 Database over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 77 74 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 61 77 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.97% 2.55% 4.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.82% 11.48% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 46
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£395 £363 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £328 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £428 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.38 £37.49 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+13.03% +0.64%
Oracle Database
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
621 671 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.10% 22.18% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 467 260
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £20.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle Database
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 Database across the South West region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle Database
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 Database across the South West region.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Database
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 Database within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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 +6 21 £415 - 5
Somerset +1 16 £341 -4.21% 2
Wiltshire -4 9 £366 +4.64% 3
Bristol -3 4 £400 -5.88% 7
Dorset +1 3 £300 - 1
Devon -9 1 - - 1
Avon - 1 - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 149 (100.00%) Oracle
2 101 (67.79%) SQL
3 72 (48.32%) PL/SQL
4 60 (40.27%) Security Cleared
5 50 (33.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 49 (32.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 45 (30.20%) Java
8 35 (23.49%) DV Cleared
9 31 (20.81%) Oracle EBS
10 30 (20.13%) SQL Server
11 27 (18.12%) Microsoft
11 27 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (18.12%) SC Cleared
12 25 (16.78%) Migration
13 22 (14.77%) Oracle Forms
14 21 (14.09%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (14.09%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (12.75%) Linux
15 19 (12.75%) UNIX
15 19 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (12.08%) Solaris
16 18 (12.08%) Oracle APEX
17 15 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (10.07%) .NET
18 14 (9.40%) C#
18 14 (9.40%) ETL
19 13 (8.72%) Windows
19 13 (8.72%) Subversion
20 12 (8.05%) Oracle RAC
20 12 (8.05%) Oracle9i Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (6.04%) Oracle 9iAS
3 7 (4.70%) SAS
4 6 (4.03%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.34%) Apache
6 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.34%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.67%) Liferay
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.67%) JBoss
7 1 (0.67%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) MS Project
2 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.01%) MS Office
4 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (8.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (6.71%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (6.04%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.67%) Summit
7 1 (0.67%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.34%) SaaS
2 2 (1.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) Firewall
2 3 (2.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (2.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.01%) LAN
2 3 (2.01%) WAN
3 2 (1.34%) HTTP
3 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.34%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) NAS
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (33.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 49 (32.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 30 (20.13%) SQL Server
4 21 (14.09%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (8.05%) Oracle9i Database
7 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (6.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (6.04%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.36%) PowerCenter
11 5 (3.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (3.36%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.68%) MS Access
12 4 (2.68%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (12.08%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (8.72%) Subversion
4 10 (6.71%) Toad
5 8 (5.37%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.34%) PVCS
8 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.67%) ERwin
General
1 10 (6.71%) Finance
2 4 (2.68%) Banking
3 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.34%) Marketing
3 2 (1.34%) Electronics
3 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (45.64%) Developer
2 46 (30.87%) DBA
3 43 (28.86%) Oracle DBA
4 42 (28.19%) Oracle Developer
5 19 (12.75%) Analyst
6 11 (7.38%) Architect
6 11 (7.38%) SQL Developer
6 11 (7.38%) PL/SQL Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Oracle Analyst
7 10 (6.71%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.04%) Administrator
8 9 (6.04%) Analyst Developer
8 9 (6.04%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 9 (6.04%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Service Architect
11 5 (3.36%) Programmer
11 5 (3.36%) Business Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Informatica Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.07%) .NET
2 9 (6.04%) XML
3 8 (5.37%) Web Services
3 8 (5.37%) Middleware
4 7 (4.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (4.03%) OC4J
5 6 (4.03%) HTML
5 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.03%) JDBC
6 5 (3.36%) REST
6 5 (3.36%) CSS
7 4 (2.68%) WCF
7 4 (2.68%) SOAP
8 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.01%) WSDL
8 3 (2.01%) XSD
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.01%) WPF
8 3 (2.01%) LINQ
8 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.34%) Derivative
3 2 (1.34%) Statistics
3 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.34%) Clustering
3 2 (1.34%) DTV
4 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.67%) Replication
4 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Linux
1 19 (12.75%) UNIX
2 18 (12.08%) Solaris
3 13 (8.72%) Windows
4 7 (4.70%) AIX
5 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.34%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) MVS
7 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.78%) Migration
3 21 (14.09%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (9.40%) ETL
6 10 (6.71%) DevOps
7 9 (6.04%) ITIL
8 8 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.37%) Patch Management
9 7 (4.70%) SOA
9 7 (4.70%) Service Management
9 7 (4.70%) Scrum
9 7 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.03%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.03%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.03%) JVM Tuning
11 5 (3.36%) Database Security
11 5 (3.36%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.36%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 101 (67.79%) SQL
2 72 (48.32%) PL/SQL
3 45 (30.20%) Java
4 14 (9.40%) C#
5 7 (4.70%) VBA
6 6 (4.03%) VB
7 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.67%) XAML
10 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 60 (40.27%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.49%) DV Cleared
3 27 (18.12%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.71%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) COBIT
2 2 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (8.05%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.34%) Varnish
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Puppet
1 3 (2.01%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.34%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 149 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (18.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.37%) Siebel
4 7 (4.70%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.03%) Informatica
5 6 (4.03%) IBM
6 5 (3.36%) Sun
7 4 (2.68%) VMware
7 4 (2.68%) SAP
7 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.01%) Tableau
8 3 (2.01%) F5
8 3 (2.01%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.01%) Nokia
8 3 (2.01%) Citrix
8 3 (2.01%) Cisco
9 2 (1.34%) Adobe
10 1 (0.67%) Symantec
10 1 (0.67%) McAfee
10 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
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