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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 78 70 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 65 76 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.08% 2.55% 4.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.91% 11.67% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 54
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£360 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £328 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -18.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+61.59% -8.00%
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
656 651 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.03% 21.81% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 435 269
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £175.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +12 24 £408 +19.41% 1
Wiltshire +7 15 £325 -20.24% 3
Somerset +2 15 £355 -0.35%
Dorset - 3 £300 - 3
Bristol -10 2 £420 -1.17% 7
Avon - 1 - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Oracle
2 99 (70.21%) SQL
3 71 (50.35%) PL/SQL
4 51 (36.17%) Security Cleared
5 46 (32.62%) Java
6 42 (29.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (29.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 32 (22.70%) DV Cleared
9 30 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
11 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
12 24 (17.02%) Oracle Forms
13 23 (16.31%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (15.60%) UNIX
15 20 (14.18%) Oracle APEX
16 19 (13.48%) SC Cleared
17 18 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
17 18 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (10.64%) .NET
18 15 (10.64%) Migration
19 14 (9.93%) Linux
20 13 (9.22%) Oracle9i Database
20 13 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
20 13 (9.22%) Subversion
21 12 (8.51%) ETL
21 12 (8.51%) C#
22 11 (7.80%) Windows
22 11 (7.80%) Toad
23 10 (7.09%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 7 (4.96%) SAS
2 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.55%) Apache
4 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.71%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.71%) Liferay
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Project
2 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.71%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) Firewall
2 4 (2.84%) HTTP
2 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.84%) DNS
2 4 (2.84%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.84%) SSL
3 2 (1.42%) LAN
3 2 (1.42%) WAN
3 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.71%) NAS
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 41 (29.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
4 18 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (9.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 13 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.67%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (4.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (3.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.84%) MySQL
11 3 (2.13%) Siebel EIM
11 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.13%) PowerCenter
11 3 (2.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (17.02%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (14.18%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (9.22%) Subversion
4 11 (7.80%) Toad
5 9 (6.38%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.71%) Hudson
8 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.71%) Ant
8 1 (0.71%) JUnit
General
1 10 (7.09%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Banking
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Electronics
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (51.77%) Developer
2 46 (32.62%) Oracle Developer
3 33 (23.40%) DBA
4 30 (21.28%) Oracle DBA
5 17 (12.06%) Analyst
6 15 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 15 (10.64%) PL/SQL Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Architect
8 10 (7.09%) Oracle Analyst
9 9 (6.38%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.96%) Administrator
11 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.26%) Service Architect
12 6 (4.26%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 5 (3.55%) Programmer
13 5 (3.55%) Business Developer
13 5 (3.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 4 (2.84%) SQL DBA
14 4 (2.84%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.64%) .NET
2 9 (6.38%) XML
3 8 (5.67%) Web Services
4 6 (4.26%) JDBC
4 6 (4.26%) OC4J
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (3.55%) Middleware
5 5 (3.55%) HTML
6 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.84%) CSS
6 4 (2.84%) WCF
6 4 (2.84%) RESTful
6 4 (2.84%) WebCenter
6 4 (2.84%) REST
7 3 (2.13%) WPF
7 3 (2.13%) LINQ
7 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.13%) Java EE
7 3 (2.13%) SOAP
8 2 (1.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.84%) Replication
2 4 (2.84%) Derivative
3 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.42%) DTV
4 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.71%) Statistics
5 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.71%) Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) UNIX
2 14 (9.93%) Linux
3 11 (7.80%) Windows
4 8 (5.67%) Solaris
5 7 (4.96%) AIX
6 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.84%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.71%) SUSE
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (16.31%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.64%) Migration
4 12 (8.51%) ETL
5 9 (6.38%) DevOps
6 7 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.96%) ITIL
7 6 (4.26%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.26%) Service Management
7 6 (4.26%) Scrum
7 6 (4.26%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.26%) JVM Tuning
8 5 (3.55%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.55%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.55%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.55%) Project Management
8 5 (3.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 99 (70.21%) SQL
2 71 (50.35%) PL/SQL
3 46 (32.62%) Java
4 12 (8.51%) C#
5 6 (4.26%) VBA
6 5 (3.55%) VB
7 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.42%) C++
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.71%) XAML
10 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 32 (22.70%) DV Cleared
3 19 (13.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.71%) COBIT
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) HL7
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.84%) Varnish
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.84%) Puppet
1 4 (2.84%) Ansible
2 3 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.96%) Business Objects
3 7 (4.96%) Siebel
4 6 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.55%) IBM
5 5 (3.55%) Informatica
6 4 (2.84%) SAP
6 4 (2.84%) Sun
7 3 (2.13%) Citrix
8 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.42%) VMware
8 2 (1.42%) F5
8 2 (1.42%) Tableau
8 2 (1.42%) Cisco
8 2 (1.42%) Nokia
9 1 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) Adobe
9 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.71%) NetApp
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