The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle EBS 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 EBS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the South West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 122 105 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 16 20 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.87% 1.84%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.14% 12.35% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 38
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £40.70 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+29.00% +193.29%
Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
175 162 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.50% 7.03% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 93 147
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.66 £17.50 £24.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% -27.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £17.50 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £23.10 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle EBS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle EBS
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 EBS across the South West region.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle EBS
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 EBS across the South West region.

Oracle EBS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle EBS
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 EBS within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -28 6 £450 +5.88% 2
Bristol -9 5 £425 -
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS.

1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (60.87%) CRM
3 13 (56.52%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
7 6 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) BPEL
7 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) ERP
7 6 (26.09%) SOA
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (21.74%) JDeveloper
8 5 (21.74%) XQuery
8 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
8 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
8 5 (21.74%) SAP
8 5 (21.74%) XSLT
8 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (21.74%) Workflow
8 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (21.74%) WebCenter
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (17.39%) Data Conversion
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (8.70%) Teamcenter
5 1 (4.35%) Agresso
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.70%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Data Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Conversion Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XSLT
1 5 (21.74%) WebCenter
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) CRM
2 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
3 6 (26.09%) BPEL
3 6 (26.09%) ERP
3 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Content Management
8 1 (4.35%) Data Security
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) XQuery
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) OCP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ACCA
3 1 (4.35%) CIMA
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) AAT
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) OpenView
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Informatica
4 2 (8.70%) Teradata
4 2 (8.70%) Cognos
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.35%) Infor
5 1 (4.35%) Intentia