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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 24 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle 205 155 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.45% 6.23% 13.85%
As % of the Vendors category 16.15% 14.85% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 88 220
Average daily rate
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£403 £359 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -37.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £31.20 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+22.59% -8.23%
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
1269 1044 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.96% 41.96% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 611 662
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 74
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
(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 +18 67 £393 +20.76% 45
Gloucestershire 0 55 £450 +12.50% 20
Devon +7 26 £375 +7.14%
Somerset -2 19 £343 +3.78% 9
Wiltshire -18 15 £375 +15.38% 19
Dorset -20 7 £521 +24.10% 16
Cornwall - - - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 240 (53.33%) SQL
2 147 (32.67%) Oracle Database
3 131 (29.11%) Security Cleared
4 128 (28.44%) PL/SQL
5 112 (24.89%) Java
6 89 (19.78%) Finance
7 83 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
9 72 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 66 (14.67%) UNIX
10 66 (14.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 62 (13.78%) Migration
12 60 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
13 59 (13.11%) SC Cleared
14 55 (12.22%) DV Cleared
14 55 (12.22%) Windows
14 55 (12.22%) Linux
14 55 (12.22%) .NET
15 52 (11.56%) SQL Server
16 51 (11.33%) XML
17 49 (10.89%) ETL
18 48 (10.67%) C#
19 47 (10.44%) Oracle Database 10g
19 47 (10.44%) Oracle EBS
20 42 (9.33%) SAP
21 41 (9.11%) Web Services
22 36 (8.00%) J2EE
23 34 (7.56%) Oracle Reports
23 34 (7.56%) Scrum
24 33 (7.33%) Retail

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (4.44%) SAS
2 19 (4.22%) JBoss
3 16 (3.56%) Apache
4 15 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.89%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.00%) Oracle 9iAS
9 8 (1.78%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.56%) IIS
11 6 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.11%) ArcGIS
12 5 (1.11%) Commerce Server
13 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.67%) Magnolia
14 3 (0.67%) LiveCycle
14 3 (0.67%) Drupal
15 2 (0.44%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.44%) MS Office
3 10 (2.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (10.44%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (5.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (5.11%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (1.56%) Agresso
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.67%) Summit
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle ASCP
9 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.44%) HFM
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.22%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.89%) SaaS
3 3 (0.67%) Force.com
4 2 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.78%) Firewall
2 12 (2.67%) SAN
3 10 (2.22%) HTTP
4 9 (2.00%) DNS
5 7 (1.56%) Internet
5 7 (1.56%) DHCP
6 6 (1.33%) VPN
6 6 (1.33%) LDAP
7 5 (1.11%) IPsec
8 4 (0.89%) WAN
9 3 (0.67%) LAN
9 3 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.67%) NAS
10 2 (0.44%) LTE
10 2 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.44%) SSL
10 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (32.67%) Oracle Database
2 66 (14.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 60 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (11.56%) SQL Server
5 47 (10.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 34 (7.56%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (6.44%) Oracle BI EE
7 29 (6.44%) DB2
8 27 (6.00%) MySQL
8 27 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (5.78%) Relational Database
10 16 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
11 15 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (3.11%) Oracle Exadata
12 14 (3.11%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 33 (7.33%) Oracle APEX
2 23 (5.11%) JUnit
3 18 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 13 (2.89%) Subversion
5 11 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.44%) SoapUI
6 10 (2.22%) Ant
7 9 (2.00%) Maven
7 9 (2.00%) PVCS
7 9 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.56%) Toad
9 6 (1.33%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.33%) JIRA
10 5 (1.11%) Hudson
11 4 (0.89%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.44%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 89 (19.78%) Finance
2 33 (7.33%) Retail
3 21 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.22%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.00%) Banking
6 14 (3.11%) Marketing
7 13 (2.89%) Electronics
8 4 (0.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.44%) Local Government
9 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (39.11%) Developer
2 65 (14.44%) Architect
3 62 (13.78%) Oracle Developer
4 50 (11.11%) Analyst
5 43 (9.56%) Consultant
6 42 (9.33%) DBA
7 38 (8.44%) Java Developer
8 32 (7.11%) Oracle DBA
9 24 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (5.11%) Oracle Consultant
11 22 (4.89%) Technical Architect
12 15 (3.33%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.11%) Senior Developer
14 13 (2.89%) .NET Developer
14 13 (2.89%) Programmer
14 13 (2.89%) Administrator
15 12 (2.67%) Data Architect
15 12 (2.67%) Functional Consultant
15 12 (2.67%) SQL Developer
16 11 (2.44%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.22%) .NET
2 51 (11.33%) XML
3 41 (9.11%) Web Services
4 36 (8.00%) J2EE
5 31 (6.89%) Hibernate
6 27 (6.00%) jQuery
6 27 (6.00%) Middleware
7 25 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 24 (5.33%) ASP.NET
8 24 (5.33%) Spring
9 21 (4.67%) JSON
9 21 (4.67%) HTML
10 20 (4.44%) CSS
11 15 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (3.11%) EJB
13 13 (2.89%) Java EE
13 13 (2.89%) JSF
13 13 (2.89%) JSP
13 13 (2.89%) JPA
13 13 (2.89%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.67%) Open Source
2 18 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.89%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.89%) DTV
3 13 (2.89%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.78%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.56%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.11%) Clustering
7 5 (1.11%) GIS
7 5 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.89%) User Experience
8 4 (0.89%) NHS
9 3 (0.67%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.67%) Statistics
9 3 (0.67%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.67%) Mashup
9 3 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.67%) UNIX
2 55 (12.22%) Windows
2 55 (12.22%) Linux
3 20 (4.44%) Solaris
4 13 (2.89%) zOS
5 11 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.33%) AIX
7 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Debian
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (13.78%) Migration
4 49 (10.89%) ETL
5 34 (7.56%) Scrum
6 33 (7.33%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.44%) SOA
8 28 (6.22%) Data Migration
9 25 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (5.56%) ITIL
10 24 (5.33%) Project Management
11 23 (5.11%) E-Commerce
12 21 (4.67%) MVC
12 21 (4.67%) Data Modelling
13 20 (4.44%) TOGAF
13 20 (4.44%) Data Analysis
14 18 (4.00%) Workflow
15 17 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (3.56%) TDD
16 16 (3.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 240 (53.33%) SQL
2 128 (28.44%) PL/SQL
3 112 (24.89%) Java
4 48 (10.67%) C#
5 31 (6.89%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.67%) C
7 16 (3.56%) C++
8 14 (3.11%) Perl
9 13 (2.89%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.44%) Delphi
10 11 (2.44%) VB
10 11 (2.44%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.22%) Python
12 9 (2.00%) VBA
12 9 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.56%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.33%) PHP
15 5 (1.11%) VB6
16 2 (0.44%) PHP5
16 2 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 131 (29.11%) Security Cleared
2 59 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 55 (12.22%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.11%) MCITP
6 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.89%) MCDBA
7 4 (0.89%) Degree
8 3 (0.67%) Siebel Certification
8 3 (0.67%) ISEB
8 3 (0.67%) MCSE
8 3 (0.67%) MCP
9 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) CCNA
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) CISA
10 1 (0.22%) CISM
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.11%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.67%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (4.89%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.78%) XenApp
5 7 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.11%) vSphere
7 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.44%) Postfix
8 2 (0.44%) Firmware
8 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Snort
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.22%) Data Guard
1 10 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.89%) Puppet
3 3 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.67%) SCCM
4 2 (0.44%) yum
4 2 (0.44%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.22%) Nessus
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 72 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.33%) SAP
3 25 (5.56%) IBM
4 21 (4.67%) VMware
4 21 (4.67%) Sun
4 21 (4.67%) Business Objects
5 16 (3.56%) Informatica
6 12 (2.67%) Citrix
6 12 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.44%) Siebel
8 9 (2.00%) ATG
9 6 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.33%) Cisco
9 6 (1.33%) HP
10 5 (1.11%) Netezza
10 5 (1.11%) ESRI
10 5 (1.11%) Wyse
10 5 (1.11%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.11%) Sencha
10 5 (1.11%) hybris
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: £500 - £615 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £480 - £510 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, City of
Networkers Plc
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago