The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 24 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 179 225 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.79% 7.44% 10.31%
As % of the Vendors category 15.43% 17.29% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 146 132
Average daily rate
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£380 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £490 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.97% +7.11%
Oracle
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1160 1301 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.54% 43.01% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 858 520
Average daily rate £363 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 75 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle
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 across the South West region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle
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 across the South West region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle
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 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
Wiltshire +2 46 £400 -3.32% 24
Gloucestershire +2 44 £413 +37.50% 10
Bristol -8 29 £350 -3.44% 36
Somerset -7 23 £328 -9.65% 6
Dorset +9 14 £460 - 6
Devon -21 7 £366 -11.21% 3
Cornwall +4 2 £350 - 2
Avon - 1 - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
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 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.

1 230 (55.56%) SQL
2 149 (35.99%) Oracle Database
3 147 (35.51%) Security Cleared
4 104 (25.12%) PL/SQL
5 102 (24.64%) Java
6 94 (22.71%) SQL Server
7 90 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (18.60%) SC Cleared
9 74 (17.87%) Finance
10 72 (17.39%) DV Cleared
11 68 (16.43%) .NET
12 66 (15.94%) Microsoft
13 60 (14.49%) Windows
14 57 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
15 55 (13.29%) Linux
16 51 (12.32%) Migration
17 50 (12.08%) Oracle Database 11g
18 49 (11.84%) C#
18 49 (11.84%) Oracle Database 10g
19 48 (11.59%) XML
20 44 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
21 42 (10.14%) ETL
21 42 (10.14%) UNIX
21 42 (10.14%) Oracle EBS
22 38 (9.18%) Solaris
22 38 (9.18%) Web Services
22 38 (9.18%) Scrum
23 36 (8.70%) J2EE
24 31 (7.49%) ASP.NET
24 31 (7.49%) Oracle Forms

Oracle
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (6.04%) JBoss
2 16 (3.86%) IIS
3 13 (3.14%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.14%) SAS
4 10 (2.42%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.42%) Apache
5 9 (2.17%) Oracle 9iAS
5 9 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.93%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.45%) K2 blackpearl
9 5 (1.21%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.21%) CMS
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.97%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.17%) MS Project
3 6 (1.45%) MS Office
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (10.14%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (5.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.66%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (2.42%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle HRMS
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle AGIS
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.72%) Summit
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.48%) SAP FI-GL
11 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.48%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 18 (4.35%) Firewall
2 12 (2.90%) DNS
3 7 (1.69%) DHCP
4 6 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.21%) NAS
5 5 (1.21%) SAN
5 5 (1.21%) WAN
5 5 (1.21%) VPN
5 5 (1.21%) VLAN
6 4 (0.97%) LAN
6 4 (0.97%) IPsec
6 4 (0.97%) Multicast
7 3 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.72%) HTTP
7 3 (0.72%) SSL
8 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.48%) Internet
9 1 (0.24%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (35.99%) Oracle Database
2 94 (22.71%) SQL Server
3 50 (12.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 49 (11.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 44 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (7.49%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (5.07%) MySQL
9 16 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (3.86%) Oracle ODI
9 16 (3.86%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.62%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
12 12 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (2.66%) MongoDB
13 11 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (2.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (7.49%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (5.07%) JIRA
3 20 (4.83%) Oracle APEX
4 16 (3.86%) Subversion
4 16 (3.86%) SoapUI
5 14 (3.38%) Toad
6 11 (2.66%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.66%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.42%) JUnit
8 9 (2.17%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.69%) ERwin
11 4 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.97%) Mockito
12 3 (0.72%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.72%) Maven
13 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.48%) Ant
13 2 (0.48%) PVCS
General
1 74 (17.87%) Finance
2 23 (5.56%) Banking
2 23 (5.56%) Retail
3 20 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.42%) Marketing
4 10 (2.42%) Electronics
4 10 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.21%) Back Office
6 4 (0.97%) Local Government
7 3 (0.72%) Legal
7 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 189 (45.65%) Developer
2 57 (13.77%) Analyst
3 55 (13.29%) Oracle Developer
4 52 (12.56%) DBA
5 43 (10.39%) Oracle DBA
6 39 (9.42%) Architect
7 35 (8.45%) Java Developer
8 30 (7.25%) .NET Developer
9 28 (6.76%) SQL Developer
10 16 (3.86%) Business Analyst
10 16 (3.86%) Consultant
10 16 (3.86%) Administrator
11 15 (3.62%) PL/SQL Developer
12 14 (3.38%) Designer
13 13 (3.14%) Oracle Analyst
13 13 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 12 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (2.90%) Data Architect
15 11 (2.66%) Senior Designer
15 11 (2.66%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (16.43%) .NET
2 48 (11.59%) XML
3 38 (9.18%) Web Services
4 36 (8.70%) J2EE
5 31 (7.49%) ASP.NET
6 23 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 22 (5.31%) JSF
8 20 (4.83%) EJB
9 19 (4.59%) HTML
10 17 (4.11%) EJB 3.0
10 17 (4.11%) SOAP
11 16 (3.86%) CSS
11 16 (3.86%) JAXB
11 16 (3.86%) JPA
12 13 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (3.14%) WCF
12 13 (3.14%) .NET Framework
12 13 (3.14%) Java EE
13 12 (2.90%) jQuery
13 12 (2.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.66%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.42%) Data Integration
3 10 (2.42%) DTV
4 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.21%) GIS
6 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.72%) Derivative
7 3 (0.72%) Statistics
8 2 (0.48%) Clustering
8 2 (0.48%) Replication
8 2 (0.48%) FMCG
8 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.24%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.49%) Windows
2 55 (13.29%) Linux
3 42 (10.14%) UNIX
4 38 (9.18%) Solaris
5 18 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.42%) AIX
8 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.24%) MVS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.24%) Fedora
11 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (12.32%) Migration
4 42 (10.14%) ETL
5 38 (9.18%) Scrum
6 24 (5.80%) Data Modelling
6 24 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (5.07%) TDD
9 20 (4.83%) Data Migration
10 19 (4.59%) ITIL
11 18 (4.35%) MVC
11 18 (4.35%) Unit Testing
12 16 (3.86%) E-Commerce
12 16 (3.86%) SDLC
13 15 (3.62%) SOA
14 13 (3.14%) Waterfall
14 13 (3.14%) DevOps
14 13 (3.14%) Project Management
14 13 (3.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (55.56%) SQL
2 104 (25.12%) PL/SQL
3 102 (24.64%) Java
4 49 (11.84%) C#
5 22 (5.31%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.83%) Python
7 14 (3.38%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.14%) Perl
8 13 (3.14%) C
9 11 (2.66%) C++
9 11 (2.66%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.17%) VBA
10 9 (2.17%) VB
11 8 (1.93%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.45%) Ruby
13 4 (0.97%) VB6
13 4 (0.97%) PHP
14 2 (0.48%) VC++
14 2 (0.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 147 (35.51%) Security Cleared
2 77 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 72 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 18 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (2.66%) RHCE
6 4 (0.97%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.97%) MCITP
6 4 (0.97%) Degree
6 4 (0.97%) ISEB
6 4 (0.97%) MCDBA
6 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) OCA
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CCNP
8 1 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.97%) SLA
2 3 (0.72%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.72%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) COBIT
3 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.48%) Basel II
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.66%) Samba
4 5 (1.21%) vSphere
4 5 (1.21%) XenApp
5 3 (0.72%) Varnish
5 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.48%) NFS
6 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) Postfix
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) SRDF
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.21%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (1.21%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) Ansible
3 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.72%) WSUS
3 3 (0.72%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.48%) SCCM
4 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) yum
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) AppManager
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.31%) Cisco
2 22 (5.31%) SAP
3 20 (4.83%) Sun
4 17 (4.11%) IBM
5 16 (3.86%) VMware
6 14 (3.38%) Business Objects
6 14 (3.38%) Informatica
7 13 (3.14%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.42%) Siebel
9 8 (1.93%) Citrix
10 6 (1.45%) Tableau
11 5 (1.21%) ESRI
11 5 (1.21%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.21%) Teradata
12 4 (0.97%) ATG
12 4 (0.97%) Brocade
12 4 (0.97%) Sybase
12 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
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