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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 27 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 191 203 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.20% 7.08% 10.43%
As % of the Vendors category 16.28% 16.33% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 113 135
Average daily rate
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£365 £390 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £509 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +115.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £33.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
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
1173 1243 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.06% 43.33% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 811 493
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 63 55
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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
Gloucestershire -5 51 £408 +8.66% 19
Wiltshire +20 50 £325 -17.72% 22
Bristol +6 42 £365 -9.31% 37
Somerset +6 22 £350 - 11
Dorset +1 7 £315 -19.74% 12
Devon -33 2 £375 -13.59% 3
Cornwall +3 1 £350 -
Avon - 1 - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 245 (56.32%) SQL
2 145 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 130 (29.89%) Security Cleared
4 119 (27.36%) PL/SQL
5 104 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 96 (22.07%) Java
7 94 (21.61%) Finance
8 91 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (20.23%) .NET
10 74 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
11 68 (15.63%) DV Cleared
12 67 (15.40%) Windows
13 65 (14.94%) SC Cleared
14 63 (14.48%) Linux
14 63 (14.48%) C#
15 58 (13.33%) Microsoft
16 56 (12.87%) UNIX
17 52 (11.95%) XML
17 52 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
18 47 (10.80%) Migration
19 44 (10.11%) Oracle Database 11g
20 43 (9.89%) ASP.NET
21 42 (9.66%) Oracle Database 10g
22 39 (8.97%) Web Services
22 39 (8.97%) Scrum
23 37 (8.51%) Oracle Forms
24 36 (8.28%) ETL
25 34 (7.82%) Active Directory
25 34 (7.82%) J2EE
26 33 (7.59%) Solaris

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (5.75%) JBoss
2 22 (5.06%) Apache
2 22 (5.06%) SAS
2 22 (5.06%) IIS
3 20 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.76%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.07%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.07%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.84%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.38%) K2 blackpearl
9 5 (1.15%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.92%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.69%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.69%) CMS
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.61%) MS Project
3 4 (0.92%) MS Office
4 3 (0.69%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (5.98%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (3.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.07%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle AGIS
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.46%) Summit
10 2 (0.46%) SAP FI-GL
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.46%) Sage CRM
11 1 (0.23%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.52%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.60%) Firewall
3 15 (3.45%) DNS
4 7 (1.61%) DHCP
4 7 (1.61%) SAN
5 6 (1.38%) SSL
5 6 (1.38%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.38%) HTTP
6 5 (1.15%) VPN
6 5 (1.15%) VLAN
6 5 (1.15%) NAS
7 4 (0.92%) Multicast
7 4 (0.92%) IPsec
7 4 (0.92%) WAN
7 4 (0.92%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.69%) LAN
9 2 (0.46%) Internet
9 2 (0.46%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 104 (23.91%) SQL Server
3 52 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (10.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 42 (9.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (6.44%) Oracle Reports
6 28 (6.44%) Oracle ODI
7 26 (5.98%) MySQL
8 25 (5.75%) Relational Database
9 24 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (3.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (2.99%) Oracle9i Database
13 12 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (2.53%) BusinessObjects XI
15 10 (2.30%) MongoDB
15 10 (2.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 8 (1.84%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 37 (8.51%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (5.98%) Oracle APEX
3 21 (4.83%) JIRA
4 17 (3.91%) Subversion
5 15 (3.45%) Toad
6 14 (3.22%) SoapUI
7 12 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.53%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.30%) JUnit
10 9 (2.07%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.84%) Git (software)
12 7 (1.61%) NUnit
13 6 (1.38%) ERwin
14 5 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (1.15%) Mockito
15 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
15 4 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (0.92%) Ant
16 2 (0.46%) Maven
16 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 94 (21.61%) Finance
2 27 (6.21%) Banking
3 25 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.52%) Retail
5 12 (2.76%) Marketing
6 11 (2.53%) Electronics
6 11 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.92%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.92%) Local Government
8 4 (0.92%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (47.59%) Developer
2 64 (14.71%) Oracle Developer
3 57 (13.10%) Analyst
4 41 (9.43%) Architect
5 37 (8.51%) DBA
6 33 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 33 (7.59%) SQL Developer
7 32 (7.36%) .NET Developer
8 31 (7.13%) Oracle DBA
9 24 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 21 (4.83%) PL/SQL Developer
11 20 (4.60%) Consultant
12 17 (3.91%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.45%) Administrator
14 14 (3.22%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.22%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (3.22%) Designer
15 13 (2.99%) Senior Designer
15 13 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (2.99%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (20.23%) .NET
2 52 (11.95%) XML
3 43 (9.89%) ASP.NET
4 39 (8.97%) Web Services
5 34 (7.82%) J2EE
6 28 (6.44%) CSS
7 25 (5.75%) HTML
8 22 (5.06%) Hibernate
9 21 (4.83%) JSF
10 18 (4.14%) SOAP
11 17 (3.91%) EJB
12 15 (3.45%) EJB 3.0
13 14 (3.22%) JPA
13 14 (3.22%) Java EE
13 14 (3.22%) JAXB
14 12 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (2.53%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.07%) Middleware
16 9 (2.07%) RESTful
16 9 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.53%) DTV
4 10 (2.30%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.15%) Derivative
5 5 (1.15%) GIS
5 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.15%) Replication
6 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.46%) Statistics
8 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.46%) Wiki
8 2 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.46%) FMCG
8 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.40%) Windows
2 63 (14.48%) Linux
3 56 (12.87%) UNIX
4 33 (7.59%) Solaris
5 23 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.53%) AIX
9 7 (1.61%) CentOS
10 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.92%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.92%) Fedora
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.46%) SUSE
14 1 (0.23%) MVS
14 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (10.80%) Migration
4 39 (8.97%) Scrum
5 36 (8.28%) ETL
6 33 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
7 31 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (5.75%) Data Modelling
8 25 (5.75%) Unit Testing
9 23 (5.29%) ITIL
10 21 (4.83%) MVC
11 20 (4.60%) TDD
12 19 (4.37%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.14%) Data Migration
13 18 (4.14%) Kimball Methodology
13 18 (4.14%) SDLC
14 17 (3.91%) E-Commerce
15 16 (3.68%) Configuration Management
15 16 (3.68%) Dimensional Modelling
16 15 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 245 (56.32%) SQL
2 119 (27.36%) PL/SQL
3 96 (22.07%) Java
4 63 (14.48%) C#
5 30 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 25 (5.75%) Python
7 23 (5.29%) Shell Script
8 20 (4.60%) Perl
9 19 (4.37%) C++
10 16 (3.68%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.22%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.22%) C
12 9 (2.07%) Ruby
12 9 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.84%) VBA
14 7 (1.61%) VB
15 5 (1.15%) PHP
16 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.46%) VB6
17 2 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 130 (29.89%) Security Cleared
2 68 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 65 (14.94%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.99%) RHCE
5 10 (2.30%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.84%) Degree
7 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.92%) HNC
8 4 (0.92%) HND
8 4 (0.92%) ISEB
8 4 (0.92%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.46%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.46%) MCITP
11 1 (0.23%) MCP
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.23%) ACCA
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (1.15%) Basel II
2 4 (0.92%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.99%) Samba
3 11 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.15%) XenApp
5 5 (1.15%) vSphere
5 5 (1.15%) Varnish
6 4 (0.92%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.46%) NFS
9 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) Xen
9 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (2.53%) Puppet
2 8 (1.84%) Ansible
3 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.92%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.69%) WSUS
5 3 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.46%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.23%) AppManager
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 58 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.75%) Business Objects
3 23 (5.29%) Cisco
4 22 (5.06%) SAP
4 22 (5.06%) Sun
5 21 (4.83%) Red Hat
6 20 (4.60%) VMware
7 17 (3.91%) IBM
8 12 (2.76%) Informatica
8 12 (2.76%) Teradata
9 10 (2.30%) Siebel
10 9 (2.07%) Citrix
10 9 (2.07%) Lotus
11 6 (1.38%) NetApp
11 6 (1.38%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.38%) Tableau
12 5 (1.15%) ESRI
12 5 (1.15%) Brocade
12 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.92%) BEA
Taunton, Somerset
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: 18 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ITecopeople
Rate: £395 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Taunton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: depending on the experience
Posted: Yesterday
South West, UK
Recruit121
Rate: £22,000 - £27,000 per year + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £385 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 26 days ago