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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 63 75 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -39
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 83 47 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.64% 1.89% 4.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.39% 7.44% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 85
Average daily rate
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£450 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £441 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.20 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.59% -37.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.70 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+49.84% -14.32%
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
670 632 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.32% 25.38% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 409 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +9 32 £450 +50.00% 7
Bristol +7 17 £328 -27.22% 8
Somerset +3 6 £353 -33.49% 2
Wiltshire -7 5 £550 +100.00% 2
Dorset -20 1 £700 +113.74%
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Oracle
2 99 (68.28%) SQL
3 83 (57.24%) PL/SQL
4 65 (44.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 64 (44.14%) Security Cleared
6 46 (31.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 37 (25.52%) Java
8 33 (22.76%) Oracle APEX
9 31 (21.38%) DV Cleared
10 29 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
11 27 (18.62%) SC Cleared
12 26 (17.93%) Linux
13 25 (17.24%) Middleware
14 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (15.17%) Oracle RAC
15 22 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (14.48%) Migration
17 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
17 20 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
18 18 (12.41%) XML
19 16 (11.03%) C#
19 16 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (11.03%) Scrum
20 15 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
20 15 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
21 14 (9.66%) Solaris
21 14 (9.66%) UNIX
21 14 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
22 13 (8.97%) ITIL
22 13 (8.97%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (6.21%) Apache
2 9 (6.21%) Oracle 9iAS
3 7 (4.83%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.76%) SAS
6 3 (2.07%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.38%) JBoss
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.69%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Project
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (6.21%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.69%) Cordys
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.69%) Summit
6 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.69%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) SaaS
1 2 (1.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) Firewall
1 5 (3.45%) SAN
2 2 (1.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.38%) LAN
2 2 (1.38%) WAN
2 2 (1.38%) SSL
2 2 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (44.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 46 (31.72%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
5 12 (8.28%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (8.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (8.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (8.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.83%) Siebel EIM
8 6 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.14%) MS Access
8 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.76%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (2.76%) PowerCenter
10 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (22.76%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (6.90%) JUnit
3 9 (6.21%) PVCS
3 9 (6.21%) Ant
3 9 (6.21%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.52%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.83%) Subversion
6 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.45%) Hudson
7 5 (3.45%) Maven
7 5 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.76%) Toad
9 2 (1.38%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.69%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 12 (8.28%) Finance
2 5 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (44.83%) Developer
2 42 (28.97%) Oracle Developer
3 36 (24.83%) DBA
4 33 (22.76%) Oracle DBA
5 14 (9.66%) Analyst
6 13 (8.97%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Consultant
8 10 (6.90%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Architect
10 8 (5.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 8 (5.52%) Programmer
11 7 (4.83%) Administrator
12 6 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Analyst Programmer
13 5 (3.45%) OBIEE Developer
13 5 (3.45%) OBIEE Consultant
13 5 (3.45%) Support Analyst
13 5 (3.45%) Siebel Support Analyst
13 5 (3.45%) Siebel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.24%) Middleware
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (12.41%) XML
4 13 (8.97%) .NET
4 13 (8.97%) Spring
5 12 (8.28%) jQuery
5 12 (8.28%) Hibernate
6 11 (7.59%) HTML
7 10 (6.90%) CSS
7 10 (6.90%) JSP
8 9 (6.21%) Java EE
9 7 (4.83%) Spring MVC
9 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.83%) Web Services
10 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (3.45%) JSON
10 5 (3.45%) J2EE
11 4 (2.76%) WSDL
11 4 (2.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) Cryptography
3 4 (2.76%) Open Source
4 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Statistics
5 2 (1.38%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.93%) Linux
2 14 (9.66%) Solaris
2 14 (9.66%) UNIX
3 9 (6.21%) Windows
4 5 (3.45%) AIX
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) zOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (14.48%) Migration
4 16 (11.03%) Scrum
5 14 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (8.97%) ITIL
7 12 (8.28%) SOA
7 12 (8.28%) ETL
8 9 (6.21%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.52%) MVC
9 8 (5.52%) Validation
9 8 (5.52%) System Testing
10 7 (4.83%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.83%) Web Application Development
10 7 (4.83%) Release Management
10 7 (4.83%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.83%) BPEL
10 7 (4.83%) Information Management
11 6 (4.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (68.28%) SQL
2 83 (57.24%) PL/SQL
3 37 (25.52%) Java
4 16 (11.03%) C#
5 11 (7.59%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.83%) VB
7 5 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.45%) VBA
7 5 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.45%) Perl
8 4 (2.76%) VB6
9 2 (1.38%) C
9 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) XAML
10 1 (0.69%) XPath
10 1 (0.69%) COBOL
10 1 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 64 (44.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.38%) DV Cleared
3 27 (18.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.38%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Degree
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (15.17%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.69%) Puppet
5 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 145 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.90%) Siebel
4 9 (6.21%) Informatica
5 5 (3.45%) VMware
6 4 (2.76%) IBM
6 4 (2.76%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.07%) Symantec
7 3 (2.07%) McAfee
7 3 (2.07%) Sun
7 3 (2.07%) CommVault
7 3 (2.07%) Adobe
8 2 (1.38%) Cisco
8 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.38%) Nokia
8 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.38%) F5
9 1 (0.69%) Tableau
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.69%) Veritas
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