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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 23 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 214 160 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.50% 6.77% 13.11%
As % of the Vendors category 15.46% 16.21% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 89 227
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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 £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.20 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.24% -37.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.98% -11.75%
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
1384 987 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.03% 41.79% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 593 664
Average daily rate £375 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 88
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.14 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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
Bristol +18 72 £400 +19.85% 22
Gloucestershire -4 55 £400 - 7
Devon -1 21 £438 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire -19 21 £375 +15.38% 20
Somerset -3 20 £380 +1.33% 8
Dorset -2 10 £444 +19.12% 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 205 (47.45%) SQL
2 136 (31.48%) Oracle Database
3 119 (27.55%) PL/SQL
4 115 (26.62%) Security Cleared
5 103 (23.84%) Java
6 100 (23.15%) Finance
7 88 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
8 84 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 66 (15.28%) UNIX
11 61 (14.12%) Linux
11 61 (14.12%) Microsoft
12 58 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
13 57 (13.19%) Migration
14 53 (12.27%) SC Cleared
15 50 (11.57%) Windows
16 49 (11.34%) ETL
16 49 (11.34%) Oracle EBS
17 48 (11.11%) .NET
18 46 (10.65%) DV Cleared
19 45 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
19 45 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
20 44 (10.19%) SQL Server
20 44 (10.19%) SAP
21 42 (9.72%) C#
22 40 (9.26%) XML
23 39 (9.03%) Web Services
24 38 (8.80%) Oracle Reports
25 37 (8.56%) Scrum
26 34 (7.87%) Oracle APEX

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (4.17%) SAS
2 17 (3.94%) JBoss
2 17 (3.94%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.24%) Apache
4 11 (2.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.55%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.08%) Oracle 9iAS
7 8 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.16%) Commerce Server
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.16%) Drupal
10 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.69%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.69%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.46%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.24%) MS Office
3 8 (1.85%) MS Project
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 49 (11.34%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (7.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (5.32%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (2.55%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (1.62%) Agresso
6 7 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle ASCP
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) assyst
10 2 (0.46%) Cordys
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle SCM
10 2 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) Force.com
2 3 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.70%) SAN
2 12 (2.78%) Firewall
3 11 (2.55%) HTTP
4 10 (2.31%) Internet
5 7 (1.62%) LDAP
6 6 (1.39%) DNS
7 4 (0.93%) NAS
8 3 (0.69%) VPN
8 3 (0.69%) WAN
8 3 (0.69%) DHCP
8 3 (0.69%) LAN
8 3 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.46%) LTE
9 2 (0.46%) AMQP
9 2 (0.46%) MVNO
9 2 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.46%) 3G
9 2 (0.46%) 2G
9 2 (0.46%) IPsec
9 2 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (31.48%) Oracle Database
2 72 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 58 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
4 45 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 44 (10.19%) SQL Server
6 38 (8.80%) Oracle Reports
7 31 (7.18%) Relational Database
8 25 (5.79%) DB2
9 22 (5.09%) MySQL
10 21 (4.86%) RDBMS
11 16 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
12 15 (3.47%) Oracle ODI
13 14 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (3.24%) Oracle Exadata
13 14 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 12 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (2.78%) Essbase
15 11 (2.55%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 34 (7.87%) Oracle APEX
2 20 (4.63%) JUnit
3 18 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 13 (3.01%) Maven
5 12 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.55%) Ant
6 11 (2.55%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (2.31%) Subversion
8 9 (2.08%) PVCS
9 7 (1.62%) SoapUI
9 7 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.16%) Hudson
10 5 (1.16%) Gerrit
10 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.46%) Toad
12 2 (0.46%) JDeveloper
General
1 100 (23.15%) Finance
2 30 (6.94%) Retail
3 22 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.86%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.70%) Banking
6 14 (3.24%) Marketing
7 13 (3.01%) Electronics
8 4 (0.93%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Local Government
9 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 163 (37.73%) Developer
2 62 (14.35%) Oracle Developer
3 58 (13.43%) Architect
4 49 (11.34%) Analyst
5 47 (10.88%) Consultant
6 38 (8.80%) Java Developer
7 34 (7.87%) DBA
8 28 (6.48%) Oracle Consultant
9 26 (6.02%) Oracle DBA
10 25 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (5.32%) Technical Architect
12 17 (3.94%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.24%) Business Analyst
14 13 (3.01%) Functional Consultant
14 13 (3.01%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.78%) Administrator
15 12 (2.78%) Programmer
15 12 (2.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
16 10 (2.31%) .NET Developer
16 10 (2.31%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.11%) .NET
2 40 (9.26%) XML
3 39 (9.03%) Web Services
4 31 (7.18%) J2EE
4 31 (7.18%) Middleware
5 28 (6.48%) jQuery
5 28 (6.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 25 (5.79%) Spring
7 24 (5.56%) HTML
7 24 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 23 (5.32%) CSS
9 21 (4.86%) JSON
10 20 (4.63%) ASP.NET
11 13 (3.01%) JSP
11 13 (3.01%) JPA
12 12 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.78%) REST
12 12 (2.78%) EJB
13 11 (2.55%) Java EE
13 11 (2.55%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.18%) Open Source
2 20 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.01%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.01%) DTV
5 9 (2.08%) User Experience
6 8 (1.85%) Clustering
7 7 (1.62%) Cryptography
7 7 (1.62%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.62%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.39%) Statistics
9 5 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.93%) NHS
11 3 (0.69%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.69%) Mashup
11 3 (0.69%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.28%) UNIX
2 61 (14.12%) Linux
3 50 (11.57%) Windows
4 18 (4.17%) Solaris
5 13 (3.01%) zOS
6 9 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (13.19%) Migration
4 49 (11.34%) ETL
5 37 (8.56%) Scrum
6 33 (7.64%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.71%) ITIL
7 29 (6.71%) SOA
8 27 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.25%) Project Management
9 26 (6.02%) Data Migration
10 24 (5.56%) Data Analysis
10 24 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (4.86%) E-Commerce
12 20 (4.63%) TOGAF
13 19 (4.40%) Data Modelling
14 17 (3.94%) MVC
15 16 (3.70%) Configuration Management
15 16 (3.70%) PRINCE2
15 16 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 205 (47.45%) SQL
2 119 (27.55%) PL/SQL
3 103 (23.84%) Java
4 42 (9.72%) C#
5 32 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.17%) C
7 16 (3.70%) C++
8 14 (3.24%) VB.NET
9 13 (3.01%) Perl
10 12 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.31%) Delphi
12 9 (2.08%) VBA
12 9 (2.08%) VB
12 9 (2.08%) Python
13 8 (1.85%) PHP
14 5 (1.16%) VB6
15 2 (0.46%) PHP5
15 2 (0.46%) REXX
15 2 (0.46%) JCL
Qualifications
1 115 (26.62%) Security Cleared
2 53 (12.27%) SC Cleared
3 46 (10.65%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.39%) MCP
6 6 (1.39%) MCSE
6 6 (1.39%) Degree
6 6 (1.39%) MCITP
7 4 (0.93%) ISEB
7 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.69%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) ACCA
9 2 (0.46%) CIMA
9 2 (0.46%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.23%) CCNA
10 1 (0.23%) CISA
10 1 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.70%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) Solvency II
3 5 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.93%) SLA
5 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Basel II
7 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (4.86%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.69%) XenApp
6 2 (0.46%) Postfix
6 2 (0.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.46%) RACF
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) Snort
7 1 (0.23%) NFS
7 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.16%) Puppet
4 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.46%) yum
6 2 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.46%) SCCM
6 2 (0.46%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 61 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.19%) SAP
3 23 (5.32%) IBM
4 21 (4.86%) Informatica
5 20 (4.63%) Sun
6 19 (4.40%) Business Objects
6 19 (4.40%) VMware
7 10 (2.31%) HP
7 10 (2.31%) Citrix
7 10 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.31%) Hyperion
8 9 (2.08%) ATG
9 8 (1.85%) Siebel
10 7 (1.62%) Cognos
11 6 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.16%) Sencha
12 5 (1.16%) hybris
13 4 (0.93%) Greenplum
13 4 (0.93%) McAfee
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