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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 24 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 187 200 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.34% 6.43% 8.34%
As % of the Vendors category 15.58% 16.45% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 120 163
Average daily rate £390 £394 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £22.00 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £34.95 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -12.50%
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
1200 1216 1357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.71% 39.11% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 692 807
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 91 80
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +34.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.33 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 April 2016.

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
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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +27 81 £375 +1.35% 17
Gloucestershire +2 44 £550 +29.79% 20
Wiltshire -21 24 £425 +13.33% 11
Dorset +2 14 £425 -16.66% 5
Devon +4 9 £388 +5.80% 6
Cornwall +6 2 £200 -42.85%
Somerset -12 1 £425 +30.76% 5
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 139 (37.17%) Security Cleared
2 134 (35.83%) SQL
3 108 (28.88%) Java
4 88 (23.53%) Finance
5 86 (22.99%) Oracle Database
6 77 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 74 (19.79%) SC Cleared
8 72 (19.25%) Unix
9 70 (18.72%) Linux
10 66 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (16.84%) DV Cleared
12 59 (15.78%) PL/SQL
13 52 (13.90%) HTML
13 52 (13.90%) JavaScript
14 48 (12.83%) Perl
14 48 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (10.70%) Windows
16 39 (10.43%) ITIL
16 39 (10.43%) Solaris
16 39 (10.43%) NetApp
17 36 (9.63%) Scrum
18 35 (9.36%) Python
18 35 (9.36%) Oracle Database 11g
19 34 (9.09%) XML
19 34 (9.09%) Bash Shell
19 34 (9.09%) Relational Database
20 33 (8.82%) WebLogic
20 33 (8.82%) Microsoft
21 32 (8.56%) Oracle EBS
22 31 (8.29%) C

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 33 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 31 (8.29%) WebSphere
3 22 (5.88%) Apache
4 17 (4.55%) IIS
4 17 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.01%) JBoss
6 14 (3.74%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (2.67%) Confluence
9 9 (2.41%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.07%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.07%) SAS
12 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (8.56%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (6.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (4.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (3.74%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (1.87%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (1.60%) Oracle ASCP
7 6 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle SCM
9 4 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (1.07%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.87%) DHCP
2 7 (1.87%) DNS
2 7 (1.87%) Firewall
3 4 (1.07%) SAN
4 3 (0.80%) LAN
4 3 (0.80%) Network Security
4 3 (0.80%) VPN
4 3 (0.80%) WAN
5 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.53%) Internet
6 1 (0.27%) AMQP
6 1 (0.27%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) Multicast
6 1 (0.27%) NAS
6 1 (0.27%) SMTP
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (22.99%) Oracle Database
2 77 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 35 (9.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 25 (6.68%) MySQL
6 22 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
7 19 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 15 (4.01%) Big Data
10 14 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (3.48%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.41%) Neo4j
12 9 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
13 8 (2.14%) OrientDB
14 7 (1.87%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.60%) Data Mining
16 5 (1.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 5 (1.34%) Oracle9i Database
16 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (7.49%) JIRA
2 21 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.28%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (3.74%) Eclipse
5 13 (3.48%) Eclipse RCP
6 12 (3.21%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.94%) Subversion
8 10 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.67%) Selenium
9 9 (2.41%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.41%) ClearCase
9 9 (2.41%) JUnit
9 9 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.14%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.60%) Git (software)
12 6 (1.60%) Maven
12 6 (1.60%) Mockito
13 5 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (23.53%) Finance
2 19 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.55%) Marketing
5 16 (4.28%) Electronics
6 13 (3.48%) Banking
7 5 (1.34%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.34%) Retail
8 4 (1.07%) Back Office
9 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 150 (40.11%) Developer
2 52 (13.90%) Java Developer
3 35 (9.36%) Oracle Developer
4 34 (9.09%) Architect
4 34 (9.09%) Consultant
5 25 (6.68%) Oracle Consultant
6 22 (5.88%) Analyst
7 21 (5.61%) DBA
8 19 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.28%) Functional Consultant
9 16 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (4.28%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 13 (3.48%) Tester
11 12 (3.21%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 12 (3.21%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.94%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.94%) Senior Developer
12 11 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.90%) HTML
2 34 (9.09%) XML
3 30 (8.02%) .NET
4 29 (7.75%) Spring
5 26 (6.95%) CSS
5 26 (6.95%) J2EE
6 22 (5.88%) Middleware
7 21 (5.61%) EJB
8 20 (5.35%) Oracle Fusion
9 18 (4.81%) jQuery
10 14 (3.74%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.94%) HTML5
11 11 (2.94%) Java EE
11 11 (2.94%) LAMP
11 11 (2.94%) Web Services
12 10 (2.67%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.67%) XSL
13 9 (2.41%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.41%) Swing
13 9 (2.41%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.35%) Wiki
3 13 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (1.60%) Freedom of Information Act
6 6 (1.60%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.34%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.34%) NHS
8 4 (1.07%) Clustering
8 4 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.07%) Economics
8 4 (1.07%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.07%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.80%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.53%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.25%) Unix
2 70 (18.72%) Linux
3 40 (10.70%) Windows
4 39 (10.43%) Solaris
5 18 (4.81%) Oracle Linux
5 18 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.48%) Windows Server
8 11 (2.94%) CentOS
9 10 (2.67%) AIX
10 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.80%) zOS
13 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Android
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (10.43%) ITIL
4 36 (9.63%) Scrum
5 30 (8.02%) ETL
5 30 (8.02%) OO
6 29 (7.75%) Configuration Management
7 28 (7.49%) SOA
7 28 (7.49%) UML
8 26 (6.95%) Project Management
8 26 (6.95%) SDLC
9 25 (6.68%) CRM
9 25 (6.68%) Software Engineering
10 22 (5.88%) Migration
11 18 (4.81%) DevOps
12 16 (4.28%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (4.28%) Programme Management
12 16 (4.28%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.28%) Validation
13 15 (4.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 134 (35.83%) SQL
2 108 (28.88%) Java
3 59 (15.78%) PL/SQL
4 52 (13.90%) JavaScript
5 48 (12.83%) Perl
6 35 (9.36%) Python
7 34 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 31 (8.29%) C
9 26 (6.95%) C#
10 19 (5.08%) Ruby
11 17 (4.55%) C++
12 15 (4.01%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.48%) AWK
13 13 (3.48%) sed
14 10 (2.67%) Scala
15 8 (2.14%) Delphi
15 8 (2.14%) PL/1
16 7 (1.87%) VB
16 7 (1.87%) VC++
17 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 139 (37.17%) Security Cleared
2 74 (19.79%) SC Cleared
3 63 (16.84%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.94%) RHCE
5 10 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.14%) ISEB
7 6 (1.60%) Degree
7 6 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.53%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.53%) MCSA
10 2 (0.53%) MCSE
10 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.27%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.27%) MCPD
11 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) Basel II
5 1 (0.27%) SEPA
5 1 (0.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 23 (6.15%) Samba
2 20 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.94%) NFS
5 6 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.60%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.80%) XenApp
7 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.53%) Docker
8 2 (0.53%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (6.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (5.88%) Puppet
3 21 (5.61%) NetBackup
4 18 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.60%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.07%) WSUS
8 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.27%) Control-M
9 1 (0.27%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.27%) SCCM
9 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (10.43%) NetApp
2 33 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.49%) Red Hat
4 25 (6.68%) SAP
5 20 (5.35%) Symantec
5 20 (5.35%) Veritas
6 18 (4.81%) VMware
7 17 (4.55%) Siebel
8 14 (3.74%) Sybase
9 13 (3.48%) IBM
9 13 (3.48%) Informatica
10 8 (2.14%) Cognos
11 6 (1.60%) Cisco
12 5 (1.34%) Dell
13 4 (1.07%) BMC
13 4 (1.07%) Citrix
13 4 (1.07%) Endeca
13 4 (1.07%) Google
13 4 (1.07%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.07%) Teradata
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