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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 18 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 242 160 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.37% 7.40% 10.94%
As % of the Vendors category 17.27% 18.33% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 90 181
Average daily rate
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£420 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £15.95 £28.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
1401 873 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.66% 40.40% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 519 651
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 85 109
Average hourly rate £20.03 £19.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £30.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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.

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
Bristol +10 81 £406 +30.00% 25
Gloucestershire +4 60 £375 -14.77% 19
Wiltshire -17 26 £488 +24.20% 30
Devon -23 21 £600 +60.00% 3
Somerset +1 18 £380 +16.92% 9
Dorset -2 18 £418 -14.35% 5
Cornwall 0 1 - - 1
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 189 (43.05%) SQL
2 125 (28.47%) Oracle Database
3 107 (24.37%) Finance
4 105 (23.92%) PL/SQL
4 105 (23.92%) Java
5 95 (21.64%) Security Cleared
6 77 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (16.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 61 (13.90%) Oracle BI EE
10 60 (13.67%) UNIX
10 60 (13.67%) Linux
11 56 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
12 49 (11.16%) Oracle EBS
13 47 (10.71%) Windows
13 47 (10.71%) Migration
14 46 (10.48%) XML
14 46 (10.48%) ETL
15 45 (10.25%) SC Cleared
16 42 (9.57%) SAP
16 42 (9.57%) .NET
17 40 (9.11%) Microsoft
17 40 (9.11%) Software Engineering
18 39 (8.88%) Web Services
19 38 (8.66%) SQL Server
19 38 (8.66%) Middleware
19 38 (8.66%) Oracle EBS R12
20 37 (8.43%) SOA
21 35 (7.97%) Oracle Reports
22 34 (7.74%) JavaScript

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 26 (5.92%) SAS
2 17 (3.87%) JBoss
3 16 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (2.96%) Apache
5 12 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.05%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.14%) Drupal
8 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.68%) Magnolia
9 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (0.68%) AquaLogic
10 2 (0.46%) IIS
10 2 (0.46%) CICS
10 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (2.73%) MS Visio
1 12 (2.73%) MS Project
1 12 (2.73%) MS Office
2 11 (2.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) GIMP
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.23%) Windchill
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (11.16%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (8.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (6.38%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (5.01%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (2.28%) Oracle ASCP
5 10 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (1.37%) Agresso
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.68%) assyst
11 2 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.46%) Summit
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Force.com
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.87%) SAN
2 12 (2.73%) Firewall
3 11 (2.51%) Internet
4 8 (1.82%) LDAP
4 8 (1.82%) HTTP
5 4 (0.91%) DNS
5 4 (0.91%) NAS
6 3 (0.68%) AMQP
6 3 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.46%) DHCP
7 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.46%) SSL
7 2 (0.46%) 2G
7 2 (0.46%) 3G
7 2 (0.46%) Telnet
7 2 (0.46%) LTE
7 2 (0.46%) MVNO
7 2 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (28.47%) Oracle Database
2 72 (16.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 61 (13.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 56 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (8.66%) SQL Server
6 35 (7.97%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (6.61%) Relational Database
8 26 (5.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 25 (5.69%) DB2
10 22 (5.01%) MySQL
11 18 (4.10%) RDBMS
12 15 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
12 15 (3.42%) Oracle OWB
13 14 (3.19%) Oracle Discoverer
14 13 (2.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 12 (2.73%) OLAP
15 12 (2.73%) Essbase
15 12 (2.73%) Oracle OLAP
15 12 (2.73%) NoSQL
16 10 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (5.47%) Oracle APEX
2 22 (5.01%) JUnit
2 22 (5.01%) Eclipse
3 15 (3.42%) Maven
3 15 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (2.96%) Ant
5 11 (2.51%) Subversion
6 7 (1.59%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.59%) PVCS
7 6 (1.37%) Hudson
8 5 (1.14%) Gerrit
8 5 (1.14%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.91%) JDeveloper
9 4 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.68%) NetBeans
10 3 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 107 (24.37%) Finance
2 25 (5.69%) Manufacturing
2 25 (5.69%) Retail
3 21 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.19%) Banking
5 11 (2.51%) Marketing
6 10 (2.28%) Electronics
7 3 (0.68%) Legal
7 3 (0.68%) Local Government
7 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Back Office
8 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 155 (35.31%) Developer
2 62 (14.12%) Consultant
3 61 (13.90%) Oracle Developer
4 58 (13.21%) Architect
5 47 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
6 46 (10.48%) Analyst
7 38 (8.66%) Java Developer
8 28 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (5.92%) Functional Consultant
10 25 (5.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 22 (5.01%) Technical Architect
12 21 (4.78%) DBA
12 21 (4.78%) Business Analyst
13 19 (4.33%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
15 15 (3.42%) SQL Developer
16 14 (3.19%) Technical Leader
16 14 (3.19%) PL/SQL Developer
17 11 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
17 11 (2.51%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.48%) XML
2 42 (9.57%) .NET
3 39 (8.88%) Web Services
4 38 (8.66%) Middleware
5 33 (7.52%) J2EE
6 29 (6.61%) jQuery
7 27 (6.15%) HTML
7 27 (6.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 26 (5.92%) CSS
9 25 (5.69%) Hibernate
10 24 (5.47%) Spring
11 18 (4.10%) JSON
12 15 (3.42%) ASP.NET
13 14 (3.19%) JSP
14 13 (2.96%) JPA
15 12 (2.73%) EJB
15 12 (2.73%) Ajax
16 11 (2.51%) EJB 3.0
17 9 (2.05%) REST
17 9 (2.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.15%) Open Source
2 15 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.28%) Client/Server
4 10 (2.28%) DTV
4 10 (2.28%) User Experience
5 8 (1.82%) Clustering
6 7 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.59%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.14%) Statistics
8 4 (0.91%) NHS
8 4 (0.91%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.68%) Mashup
9 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.67%) UNIX
1 60 (13.67%) Linux
2 47 (10.71%) Windows
3 12 (2.73%) zOS
4 10 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.82%) Solaris
6 8 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) AIX
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (10.71%) Migration
4 46 (10.48%) ETL
5 40 (9.11%) Software Engineering
6 37 (8.43%) SOA
7 31 (7.06%) Project Management
8 28 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (5.92%) Scrum
9 26 (5.92%) Data Analysis
10 25 (5.69%) ITIL
10 25 (5.69%) Data Migration
11 22 (5.01%) PRINCE2
11 22 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (4.56%) Data Modelling
13 19 (4.33%) UML
13 19 (4.33%) Business Analysis
13 19 (4.33%) BPEL
14 18 (4.10%) TOGAF
15 17 (3.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 189 (43.05%) SQL
2 105 (23.92%) PL/SQL
2 105 (23.92%) Java
3 34 (7.74%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.83%) C#
5 19 (4.33%) C
5 19 (4.33%) C++
6 13 (2.96%) Perl
7 11 (2.51%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.51%) Python
8 10 (2.28%) Delphi
9 9 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.05%) PHP
10 8 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.82%) VBA
11 6 (1.37%) VB
12 3 (0.68%) PHP5
12 3 (0.68%) VBScript
13 2 (0.46%) REXX
13 2 (0.46%) JCL
Qualifications
1 95 (21.64%) Security Cleared
2 45 (10.25%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.52%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.42%) Degree
5 9 (2.05%) ISEB
6 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.59%) MCP
6 7 (1.59%) MCSE
7 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.91%) MCITP
9 3 (0.68%) Siebel Certification
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.46%) HNC
10 2 (0.46%) HND
10 2 (0.46%) CIMA
10 2 (0.46%) ACCA
10 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) IIBA
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.87%) QA
2 7 (1.59%) SLA
3 6 (1.37%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 17 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.68%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.46%) NFS
8 2 (0.46%) Firmware
8 2 (0.46%) RACF
9 1 (0.23%) Postfix
9 1 (0.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) Samba
9 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (2.28%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.91%) Puppet
4 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.46%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.23%) nmon
6 1 (0.23%) YUM
6 1 (0.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) Nessus
6 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (9.57%) SAP
2 40 (9.11%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.24%) Business Objects
3 23 (5.24%) Informatica
4 18 (4.10%) Sun
4 18 (4.10%) IBM
5 15 (3.42%) VMware
6 12 (2.73%) Hyperion
7 11 (2.51%) HP
7 11 (2.51%) Siebel
8 10 (2.28%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.28%) Casewise
9 8 (1.82%) Cognos
9 8 (1.82%) Citrix
10 7 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.14%) ATG
13 4 (0.91%) Greenplum
13 4 (0.91%) Netezza
13 4 (0.91%) Teradata
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