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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 19 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 232 205 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.01% 8.92% 10.31%
As % of the Vendors category 16.96% 21.74% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 134 159
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -4.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £500 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Average hourly rate £29.50 £33.25 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.27% -22.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £15.13 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
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
1368 943 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.33% 41.04% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 591 645
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 82 109
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

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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
Gloucestershire +12 62 £400 +9.21% 15
Bristol +1 60 £400 +23.07% 31
Dorset -7 26 £425 -10.05% 10
Devon -20 25 £550 +46.66% 4
Wiltshire -21 20 £425 +4.93% 11
Somerset +4 18 £315 -1.56% 8
Cornwall 0 2 £375 +15.38% 2
Oracle
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 188 (42.82%) SQL
2 119 (27.11%) Oracle Database
3 116 (26.42%) Finance
4 97 (22.10%) Security Cleared
5 96 (21.87%) Java
6 94 (21.41%) PL/SQL
7 77 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (16.63%) Business Intelligence
9 68 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 63 (14.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 56 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
12 55 (12.53%) SC Cleared
13 52 (11.85%) SQL Server
14 50 (11.39%) UNIX
14 50 (11.39%) Linux
14 50 (11.39%) ETL
15 49 (11.16%) SAP
16 48 (10.93%) Oracle EBS
17 47 (10.71%) .NET
18 39 (8.88%) Windows
18 39 (8.88%) XML
18 39 (8.88%) Oracle EBS R12
19 38 (8.66%) Project Management
20 37 (8.43%) Oracle Reports
20 37 (8.43%) Microsoft
21 35 (7.97%) Web Services
21 35 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
22 34 (7.74%) Migration
23 33 (7.52%) PRINCE2
24 32 (7.29%) Middleware

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (5.92%) WebLogic
2 23 (5.24%) SAS
3 16 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (3.19%) Apache
5 12 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.05%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (1.82%) Drupal
8 6 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.91%) IIS
11 3 (0.68%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.46%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (4.33%) MS Project
2 17 (3.87%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.19%) MS Office
4 12 (2.73%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.46%) Windchill
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) GIMP
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (10.93%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (8.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (5.69%) Oracle Applications
4 23 (5.24%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (2.28%) Oracle ASCP
6 9 (2.05%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle Manufacturing
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.68%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 3 (0.68%) assyst
11 3 (0.68%) Summit
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Force.com
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.19%) SAN
2 10 (2.28%) Internet
3 8 (1.82%) Firewall
3 8 (1.82%) LDAP
4 7 (1.59%) HTTP
5 4 (0.91%) DNS
6 3 (0.68%) AMQP
6 3 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.46%) 2G
7 2 (0.46%) Telnet
7 2 (0.46%) 3G
7 2 (0.46%) DHCP
7 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.46%) MVNO
7 2 (0.46%) LTE
8 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (27.11%) Oracle Database
2 68 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 63 (14.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 56 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (11.85%) SQL Server
6 37 (8.43%) Oracle Reports
7 30 (6.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (5.92%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (4.56%) MySQL
11 19 (4.33%) DB2
12 18 (4.10%) Oracle ODI
13 17 (3.87%) Oracle OWB
14 16 (3.64%) RDBMS
15 14 (3.19%) Oracle Discoverer
15 14 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (2.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 12 (2.73%) Essbase
17 12 (2.73%) Oracle OLAP
17 12 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (4.33%) JUnit
2 17 (3.87%) Eclipse
3 16 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (2.73%) Maven
6 11 (2.51%) Ant
7 9 (2.05%) Subversion
8 7 (1.59%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.37%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.14%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.91%) JDeveloper
11 4 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.68%) Hudson
12 3 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.68%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.68%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.46%) JIRA
13 2 (0.46%) Toad
13 2 (0.46%) PVCS
General
1 116 (26.42%) Finance
2 22 (5.01%) Manufacturing
3 19 (4.33%) Retail
4 17 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.19%) Banking
6 8 (1.82%) Marketing
7 6 (1.37%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Local Government
8 3 (0.68%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (32.80%) Developer
2 56 (12.76%) Consultant
3 54 (12.30%) Architect
4 52 (11.85%) Oracle Developer
5 46 (10.48%) Analyst
6 43 (9.79%) Oracle Consultant
7 36 (8.20%) Project Manager
8 33 (7.52%) Java Developer
9 31 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (6.83%) DBA
11 26 (5.92%) Functional Consultant
12 25 (5.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 23 (5.24%) Business Analyst
14 17 (3.87%) Oracle DBA
15 14 (3.19%) SQL DBA
15 14 (3.19%) Technical Leader
16 13 (2.96%) Technical Architect
16 13 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
17 12 (2.73%) SQL Developer
17 12 (2.73%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.71%) .NET
2 39 (8.88%) XML
3 35 (7.97%) Web Services
4 32 (7.29%) Middleware
5 26 (5.92%) CSS
5 26 (5.92%) jQuery
6 25 (5.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 25 (5.69%) J2EE
7 24 (5.47%) Hibernate
8 23 (5.24%) HTML
9 20 (4.56%) Spring
10 13 (2.96%) JSON
11 12 (2.73%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.73%) JSP
11 12 (2.73%) JPA
12 11 (2.51%) EJB
13 10 (2.28%) EJB 3.0
14 9 (2.05%) XSLT
14 9 (2.05%) Spring MVC
15 8 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.92%) Open Source
2 15 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.42%) Clustering
3 13 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.51%) User Experience
5 9 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.59%) Statistics
6 7 (1.59%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.37%) DTV
7 6 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.14%) PMI
9 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.91%) NHS
9 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.39%) UNIX
1 50 (11.39%) Linux
2 39 (8.88%) Windows
3 12 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.51%) zOS
5 9 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.82%) Solaris
6 8 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) MVS
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (16.63%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (11.39%) ETL
4 38 (8.66%) Project Management
5 35 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (7.74%) Migration
7 33 (7.52%) PRINCE2
8 30 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (6.83%) SOA
9 29 (6.61%) Software Engineering
10 28 (6.38%) Scrum
11 27 (6.15%) ERP
12 24 (5.47%) ITIL
12 24 (5.47%) Data Modelling
12 24 (5.47%) Data Analysis
13 20 (4.56%) UML
14 19 (4.33%) BPEL
15 18 (4.10%) TOGAF
15 18 (4.10%) Business Analysis
16 17 (3.87%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 188 (42.82%) SQL
2 96 (21.87%) Java
3 94 (21.41%) PL/SQL
4 27 (6.15%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.24%) C#
6 15 (3.42%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.19%) C
7 14 (3.19%) C++
8 10 (2.28%) Perl
8 10 (2.28%) PHP
9 9 (2.05%) Delphi
9 9 (2.05%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.82%) Python
10 8 (1.82%) VBA
11 5 (1.14%) VB
11 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.68%) PHP5
14 2 (0.46%) Ruby
14 2 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 97 (22.10%) Security Cleared
2 55 (12.53%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.06%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.64%) Degree
5 11 (2.51%) ISEB
6 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.37%) MCP
6 6 (1.37%) MCSE
7 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.14%) PMP
7 5 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.91%) MCITP
8 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.68%) Siebel Certification
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.46%) CIMA
10 2 (0.46%) ACCA
10 2 (0.46%) OCA
10 2 (0.46%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.87%) QA
2 16 (3.64%) SLA
3 6 (1.37%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.68%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.68%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.68%) Varnish
7 2 (0.46%) RACF
7 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.46%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) Postfix
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (3.64%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.46%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) YUM
5 1 (0.23%) nmon
5 1 (0.23%) OpenView
5 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (11.16%) SAP
2 37 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.69%) Informatica
4 24 (5.47%) Business Objects
5 18 (4.10%) JBoss
6 16 (3.64%) Sun
7 15 (3.42%) IBM
7 15 (3.42%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.73%) Hyperion
9 11 (2.51%) Siebel
9 11 (2.51%) HP
9 11 (2.51%) VMware
10 10 (2.28%) Casewise
11 9 (2.05%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (1.82%) Cognos
13 7 (1.59%) Citrix
14 6 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.14%) JD Edwards
16 3 (0.68%) ForgeRock
16 3 (0.68%) Eloqua
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