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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 23 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 201 274 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.40% 8.49% 9.62%
As % of the Vendors category 16.24% 19.56% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 167 146
Average daily rate
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£390 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
1238 1401 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.40% 43.41% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 838 586
Average daily rate £363 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 81 57
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.25 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Wiltshire -1 61 £375 -3.22% 26
Gloucestershire 0 53 £424 +35.60% 18
Bristol -8 30 £366 +4.64% 25
Somerset -2 25 £325 -10.34% 7
Dorset -13 11 £510 +19.29% 6
Devon -13 8 £366 -9.84% 4
Cornwall +1 2 £350 - 2
Avon - 2 - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 232 (56.17%) SQL
2 159 (38.50%) Oracle Database
3 154 (37.29%) Security Cleared
4 117 (28.33%) PL/SQL
5 112 (27.12%) Java
6 84 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (19.61%) SC Cleared
8 77 (18.64%) SQL Server
9 76 (18.40%) DV Cleared
10 71 (17.19%) Microsoft
11 69 (16.71%) Finance
12 63 (15.25%) .NET
13 59 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
15 54 (13.08%) Linux
16 53 (12.83%) Windows
17 50 (12.11%) XML
17 50 (12.11%) Migration
18 47 (11.38%) C#
18 47 (11.38%) Oracle Database 10g
19 46 (11.14%) Oracle EBS
20 43 (10.41%) Data Warehouse
20 43 (10.41%) UNIX
21 41 (9.93%) Web Services
22 40 (9.69%) ETL
23 39 (9.44%) J2EE
24 38 (9.20%) Scrum
25 32 (7.75%) ASP.NET
26 30 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 29 (7.02%) Solaris

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (5.57%) JBoss
2 13 (3.15%) IIS
3 12 (2.91%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.66%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.42%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (2.42%) SAS
6 9 (2.18%) Apache
6 9 (2.18%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.18%) Oracle 9iAS
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.45%) K2 blackpearl
9 5 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.21%) CMS
9 5 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.21%) Commerce Server
9 5 (1.21%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.73%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.73%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.66%) MS Project
3 9 (2.18%) MS Office
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (11.14%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (4.36%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (2.42%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle HRMS
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle AGIS
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.73%) Summit
11 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.48%) SAP FI-GL
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.48%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
12 1 (0.24%) HFM
12 1 (0.24%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.73%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.84%) Firewall
2 13 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.66%) DNS
4 8 (1.94%) SAN
4 8 (1.94%) DHCP
5 7 (1.69%) HTTP
6 6 (1.45%) VPN
7 5 (1.21%) NAS
7 5 (1.21%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.21%) WAN
7 5 (1.21%) Internet
7 5 (1.21%) IPsec
8 4 (0.97%) LAN
8 4 (0.97%) VLAN
9 3 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.73%) Multicast
9 3 (0.73%) SSL
10 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (38.50%) Oracle Database
2 77 (18.64%) SQL Server
3 56 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 47 (11.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 43 (10.41%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (4.36%) MySQL
9 17 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 16 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (3.87%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (3.39%) Oracle9i Database
12 14 (3.39%) Oracle Exadata
13 13 (3.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 13 (3.15%) Oracle ODI
14 12 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (2.42%) MS Access
17 9 (2.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (6.30%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (6.05%) Oracle APEX
3 21 (5.08%) JIRA
4 17 (4.12%) Subversion
5 15 (3.63%) SoapUI
6 14 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 13 (3.15%) Toad
8 12 (2.91%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.18%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.18%) JUnit
11 7 (1.69%) ERwin
12 4 (0.97%) Maven
13 3 (0.73%) Mockito
13 3 (0.73%) Eclipse RCP
14 2 (0.48%) JDeveloper
14 2 (0.48%) Ant
14 2 (0.48%) PVCS
14 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (16.71%) Finance
2 23 (5.57%) Retail
3 21 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.60%) Banking
5 11 (2.66%) Electronics
5 11 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.66%) Marketing
6 5 (1.21%) Back Office
7 4 (0.97%) Local Government
8 3 (0.73%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 180 (43.58%) Developer
2 61 (14.77%) Oracle Developer
3 60 (14.53%) Analyst
4 56 (13.56%) DBA
5 46 (11.14%) Oracle DBA
6 42 (10.17%) Architect
7 38 (9.20%) Java Developer
8 27 (6.54%) .NET Developer
8 27 (6.54%) SQL Developer
9 23 (5.57%) Consultant
10 16 (3.87%) Business Analyst
10 16 (3.87%) Administrator
11 15 (3.63%) PL/SQL Developer
12 13 (3.15%) Data Architect
12 13 (3.15%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.91%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 12 (2.91%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 12 (2.91%) Programmer
13 12 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.66%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (15.25%) .NET
2 50 (12.11%) XML
3 41 (9.93%) Web Services
4 39 (9.44%) J2EE
5 32 (7.75%) ASP.NET
6 23 (5.57%) Hibernate
7 20 (4.84%) JSF
8 19 (4.60%) HTML
8 19 (4.60%) EJB
9 17 (4.12%) CSS
10 16 (3.87%) SOAP
10 16 (3.87%) EJB 3.0
11 15 (3.63%) JPA
11 15 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (3.63%) JAXB
12 14 (3.39%) JSON
12 14 (3.39%) jQuery
12 14 (3.39%) Middleware
13 13 (3.15%) WCF
13 13 (3.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.66%) DTV
2 11 (2.66%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.45%) Data Structures
3 6 (1.45%) Open Source
4 5 (1.21%) GIS
5 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.73%) Clustering
6 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.73%) Derivative
6 3 (0.73%) Statistics
7 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.48%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.48%) Replication
7 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.08%) Linux
2 53 (12.83%) Windows
3 43 (10.41%) UNIX
4 29 (7.02%) Solaris
5 15 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.18%) AIX
8 6 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) SUSE
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (12.11%) Migration
4 40 (9.69%) ETL
5 38 (9.20%) Scrum
6 25 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (5.33%) ITIL
8 22 (5.33%) Data Modelling
9 21 (5.08%) Data Migration
10 20 (4.84%) SOA
11 19 (4.60%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.60%) TDD
12 17 (4.12%) MVC
12 17 (4.12%) Unit Testing
13 15 (3.63%) Waterfall
14 13 (3.15%) Automated Testing
14 13 (3.15%) Programme Management
15 12 (2.91%) Data Analysis
15 12 (2.91%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 232 (56.17%) SQL
2 117 (28.33%) PL/SQL
3 112 (27.12%) Java
4 47 (11.38%) C#
5 26 (6.30%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.12%) Python
7 13 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.15%) C
8 12 (2.91%) Perl
8 12 (2.91%) VB
8 12 (2.91%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.42%) VBA
10 9 (2.18%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.94%) C++
12 5 (1.21%) VB6
13 3 (0.73%) PHP
14 2 (0.48%) Delphi
14 2 (0.48%) VBScript
14 2 (0.48%) Ruby
14 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 154 (37.29%) Security Cleared
2 81 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 76 (18.40%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.87%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.94%) RHCE
6 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.97%) MCDBA
7 4 (0.97%) MCITP
7 4 (0.97%) Degree
7 4 (0.97%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.73%) ISEB
8 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.48%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.24%) CCNP
10 1 (0.24%) CCNA
10 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.97%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.73%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.48%) COBIT
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) P3O
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (1.94%) Samba
3 8 (1.94%) XenApp
4 6 (1.45%) vSphere
5 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.73%) Varnish
6 2 (0.48%) Firmware
6 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) Postfix
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.45%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.21%) Puppet
3 5 (1.21%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.97%) SCCM
4 4 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.73%) WSUS
6 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.48%) Ansible
6 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.24%) yum
7 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) AppManager
Vendors
1 71 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.33%) SAP
3 19 (4.60%) VMware
4 17 (4.12%) Informatica
5 16 (3.87%) Cisco
5 16 (3.87%) IBM
6 15 (3.63%) Sun
7 11 (2.66%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.42%) Citrix
8 10 (2.42%) Siebel
8 10 (2.42%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.45%) HP
9 6 (1.45%) ATG
9 6 (1.45%) Teradata
10 5 (1.21%) hybris
10 5 (1.21%) Tableau
10 5 (1.21%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.21%) ESRI
10 5 (1.21%) Wyse
11 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £445 - £493 per day
Posted: 27 days ago