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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 74 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 71 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.26% 3.19% 3.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.89% 14.13% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £38.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.43% +19.21%
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
652 729 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.75% 22.59% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 462 325
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +3 26 £425 +21.42% 6
Wiltshire -2 17 £340 -2.85% 5
Somerset 0 11 £400 +14.28% 1
Bristol +8 10 £370 -0.33% 5
Devon -1 2 £475 +50.79%
Dorset -14 2 £325 -22.84% 3
Avon - 2 - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Oracle
2 110 (69.18%) SQL
3 87 (54.72%) PL/SQL
4 66 (41.51%) Security Cleared
5 56 (35.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 51 (32.08%) Java
7 47 (29.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 42 (26.42%) DV Cleared
9 35 (22.01%) Oracle EBS
10 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
11 29 (18.24%) SC Cleared
12 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (16.98%) Migration
14 24 (15.09%) Oracle APEX
14 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
15 23 (14.47%) Linux
16 22 (13.84%) UNIX
16 22 (13.84%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (12.58%) Oracle Forms
17 20 (12.58%) Oracle Reports
18 17 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (10.69%) .NET
18 17 (10.69%) C#
19 16 (10.06%) Solaris
20 15 (9.43%) Oracle Applications
21 14 (8.81%) Oracle9i Database
22 13 (8.18%) ETL
22 13 (8.18%) ITIL
22 13 (8.18%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (5.66%) Oracle 9iAS
3 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.77%) SAS
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.89%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.26%) Apache
6 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.03%) MS Project
2 4 (2.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (22.01%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (9.43%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (8.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.63%) Summit
7 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.63%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.26%) SaaS
2 2 (1.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) Firewall
2 3 (1.89%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.89%) LAN
2 3 (1.89%) WAN
2 3 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.26%) HTTP
3 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.26%) DNS
3 2 (1.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 47 (29.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
4 20 (12.58%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (8.81%) Oracle9i Database
7 12 (7.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (6.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (5.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.40%) MS Access
11 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (3.77%) PowerCenter
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (3.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (15.09%) Oracle APEX
2 20 (12.58%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (8.18%) Subversion
4 9 (5.66%) Toad
5 8 (5.03%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.40%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.26%) PVCS
9 1 (0.63%) ERwin
9 1 (0.63%) JUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Maven
9 1 (0.63%) Hudson
9 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (6.29%) Finance
2 2 (1.26%) Banking
3 1 (0.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.63%) Electronics
3 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (44.65%) Developer
2 49 (30.82%) DBA
3 47 (29.56%) Oracle Developer
4 46 (28.93%) Oracle DBA
5 21 (13.21%) Analyst
6 13 (8.18%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.18%) SQL Developer
6 13 (8.18%) PL/SQL Developer
7 12 (7.55%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 12 (7.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 11 (6.92%) Architect
9 9 (5.66%) Oracle Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Administrator
9 9 (5.66%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Programmer
11 6 (3.77%) OBIEE Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Informatica Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (3.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) .NET
2 12 (7.55%) XML
3 10 (6.29%) Middleware
4 9 (5.66%) Web Services
4 9 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 7 (4.40%) JDBC
5 7 (4.40%) HTML
6 6 (3.77%) OC4J
6 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.14%) CSS
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (2.52%) REST
8 4 (2.52%) WCF
9 3 (1.89%) WSDL
9 3 (1.89%) SOAP
9 3 (1.89%) XSD
9 3 (1.89%) J2EE
9 3 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.52%) Open Source
3 3 (1.89%) Statistics
4 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.26%) Derivative
4 2 (1.26%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.26%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.63%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.47%) Linux
2 22 (13.84%) UNIX
3 16 (10.06%) Solaris
4 12 (7.55%) Windows
5 7 (4.40%) AIX
6 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.26%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) zOS
8 1 (0.63%) SUSE
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.98%) Migration
3 22 (13.84%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (8.18%) ETL
5 13 (8.18%) ITIL
6 10 (6.29%) SOA
6 10 (6.29%) Scrum
7 7 (4.40%) TDD
7 7 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.40%) Data Migration
7 7 (4.40%) Release Management
8 6 (3.77%) JVM Tuning
8 6 (3.77%) Waterfall
8 6 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.77%) Service Management
8 6 (3.77%) BPEL
8 6 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.14%) Project Management
9 5 (3.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 110 (69.18%) SQL
2 87 (54.72%) PL/SQL
3 51 (32.08%) Java
4 17 (10.69%) C#
5 9 (5.66%) VB
6 7 (4.40%) VBA
7 5 (3.14%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.52%) VB6
8 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 66 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 42 (26.42%) DV Cleared
3 29 (18.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) COBIT
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (8.18%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) Varnish
3 2 (1.26%) Firmware
3 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.89%) Puppet
4 2 (1.26%) Ansible
4 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.66%) Informatica
4 8 (5.03%) Siebel
5 5 (3.14%) IBM
5 5 (3.14%) Sun
5 5 (3.14%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.14%) VMware
6 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.89%) Cisco
7 3 (1.89%) Nokia
7 3 (1.89%) Adobe
7 3 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.89%) F5
8 2 (1.26%) Tableau
8 2 (1.26%) Symantec
8 2 (1.26%) McAfee
8 2 (1.26%) CommVault
9 1 (0.63%) Veritas
9 1 (0.63%) HP
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