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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 22 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 218 210 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.55% 9.39% 10.77%
As % of the Vendors category 15.56% 22.95% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 133 162
Average daily rate
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£424 £393 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £45.00 £50.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
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 915 1237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 40.92% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 563 646
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 79 106
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 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
Gloucestershire +5 59 £450 +20.80% 11
Bristol -1 54 £415 +22.96% 26
Dorset -8 23 £425 -10.05% 6
Somerset -1 22 £325 +1.56% 5
Wiltshire -29 20 £425 - 11
Devon -27 18 £550 +52.77% 3
Cornwall -3 2 £375 +15.38%
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 191 (43.02%) SQL
2 123 (27.70%) Oracle Database
3 113 (25.45%) Finance
4 108 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 91 (20.50%) Java
6 88 (19.82%) PL/SQL
7 77 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (17.12%) SQL Server
9 71 (15.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 68 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
11 65 (14.64%) SC Cleared
12 58 (13.06%) Oracle BI EE
13 53 (11.94%) .NET
13 53 (11.94%) Linux
14 51 (11.49%) SAP
15 50 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
16 46 (10.36%) Oracle EBS
16 46 (10.36%) ETL
17 44 (9.91%) XML
17 44 (9.91%) UNIX
18 39 (8.78%) Oracle Database 10g
18 39 (8.78%) Oracle EBS R12
19 38 (8.56%) SQL Server 2008
19 38 (8.56%) Performance Tuning
19 38 (8.56%) Project Management
20 37 (8.33%) Microsoft
20 37 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
21 35 (7.88%) Windows
21 35 (7.88%) PRINCE2
22 34 (7.66%) Web Services

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (6.31%) WebLogic
2 20 (4.50%) SAS
3 15 (3.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (2.70%) Apache
4 12 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.25%) Drupal
6 9 (2.03%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.58%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.90%) IIS
11 3 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.68%) CMS
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
11 3 (0.68%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.45%) Escenic
Applications
1 19 (4.28%) MS Project
2 17 (3.83%) MS Visio
3 15 (3.38%) MS Office
4 14 (3.15%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.68%) Windchill
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) CATIA
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 46 (10.36%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (8.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (4.95%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (2.48%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (2.03%) Oracle ASCP
8 7 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Manufacturing
12 3 (0.68%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 3 (0.68%) Summit
12 3 (0.68%) assyst
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Force.com
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.70%) SAN
2 10 (2.25%) LDAP
2 10 (2.25%) Internet
3 9 (2.03%) Firewall
4 6 (1.35%) HTTP
5 4 (0.90%) DNS
6 3 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.68%) AMQP
7 2 (0.45%) MVNO
7 2 (0.45%) Telnet
7 2 (0.45%) LAN
7 2 (0.45%) WAN
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.23%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) SMTP
8 1 (0.23%) 2G
8 1 (0.23%) IPsec
8 1 (0.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (27.70%) Oracle Database
2 76 (17.12%) SQL Server
3 71 (15.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 58 (13.06%) Oracle BI EE
5 50 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (8.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 38 (8.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (6.08%) Relational Database
9 27 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (5.18%) MySQL
11 19 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (3.83%) RDBMS
13 15 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (3.38%) Oracle ODI
14 14 (3.15%) Oracle Discoverer
15 13 (2.93%) DB2
15 13 (2.93%) Oracle OWB
16 12 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (4.28%) Eclipse
2 16 (3.60%) JUnit
3 15 (3.38%) Maven
4 14 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (2.93%) Ant
5 13 (2.93%) Subversion
6 9 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.58%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.13%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.13%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.90%) Gerrit
9 4 (0.90%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.90%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.68%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.68%) JIRA
10 3 (0.68%) Selenium
10 3 (0.68%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 113 (25.45%) Finance
2 20 (4.50%) Manufacturing
3 17 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.38%) Retail
5 14 (3.15%) Banking
6 9 (2.03%) Marketing
7 7 (1.58%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Legal
8 3 (0.68%) Local Government
9 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (31.53%) Developer
2 55 (12.39%) Consultant
3 48 (10.81%) Architect
3 48 (10.81%) DBA
4 47 (10.59%) Analyst
5 45 (10.14%) Oracle Developer
6 41 (9.23%) Oracle Consultant
7 36 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 32 (7.21%) Java Developer
9 31 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (6.98%) SQL DBA
10 24 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
10 24 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
11 23 (5.18%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 23 (5.18%) Business Analyst
12 16 (3.60%) Administrator
13 15 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (2.93%) Technical Leader
15 12 (2.70%) SQL Developer
15 12 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.94%) .NET
2 44 (9.91%) XML
3 34 (7.66%) Web Services
3 34 (7.66%) CSS
4 33 (7.43%) jQuery
5 27 (6.08%) Middleware
6 26 (5.86%) HTML
6 26 (5.86%) J2EE
7 23 (5.18%) Hibernate
8 22 (4.95%) Spring
9 19 (4.28%) Oracle Fusion
10 14 (3.15%) JSON
10 14 (3.15%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.70%) JSF
11 12 (2.70%) EJB
12 11 (2.48%) JPA
13 9 (2.03%) JSP
13 9 (2.03%) Ajax
13 9 (2.03%) EJB 3.0
14 8 (1.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.41%) Open Source
2 22 (4.95%) Clustering
3 16 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.70%) User Experience
6 11 (2.48%) Statistics
7 9 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.58%) DTV
9 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.13%) PMI
10 5 (1.13%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.90%) NHS
12 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.68%) Mashup
12 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.94%) Linux
2 44 (9.91%) UNIX
3 35 (7.88%) Windows
4 14 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.80%) Solaris
7 7 (1.58%) zOS
8 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) MVS
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (10.36%) ETL
4 38 (8.56%) Performance Tuning
4 38 (8.56%) Project Management
5 35 (7.88%) PRINCE2
6 33 (7.43%) Migration
7 32 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (6.76%) SOA
9 29 (6.53%) ERP
9 29 (6.53%) Scrum
10 28 (6.31%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.18%) ITIL
12 22 (4.95%) UML
12 22 (4.95%) Data Analysis
13 21 (4.73%) Data Modelling
14 18 (4.05%) Business Analysis
14 18 (4.05%) BPEL
15 17 (3.83%) Data Migration
16 16 (3.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 191 (43.02%) SQL
2 91 (20.50%) Java
3 88 (19.82%) PL/SQL
4 29 (6.53%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.86%) C#
6 24 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.15%) C++
8 13 (2.93%) C
8 13 (2.93%) PHP
9 8 (1.80%) Perl
9 8 (1.80%) Python
10 7 (1.58%) VBA
11 6 (1.35%) Delphi
12 5 (1.13%) VB
12 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.68%) PHP5
13 3 (0.68%) Scala
13 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 108 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 65 (14.64%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.21%) DV Cleared
4 17 (3.83%) Degree
5 12 (2.70%) ISEB
6 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.35%) MCP
6 6 (1.35%) MCSE
7 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.13%) PMP
7 5 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.90%) MCITP
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.45%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.45%) ACCA
10 2 (0.45%) OCA
10 2 (0.45%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.21%) SLA
2 18 (4.05%) QA
3 6 (1.35%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.68%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (5.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.35%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.13%) Varnish
6 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.45%) RACF
8 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.45%) NFS
9 1 (0.23%) Samba
9 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (5.41%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.45%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.23%) OpenView
5 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.23%) YUM
5 1 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.23%) nmon
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (11.49%) SAP
2 37 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.41%) Business Objects
3 24 (5.41%) Informatica
4 19 (4.28%) JBoss
5 16 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.70%) Sun
6 12 (2.70%) Hyperion
7 11 (2.48%) HP
8 10 (2.25%) Casewise
8 10 (2.25%) IBM
9 9 (2.03%) Siebel
9 9 (2.03%) PeopleSoft
9 9 (2.03%) VMware
10 8 (1.80%) Cognos
11 7 (1.58%) Citrix
12 5 (1.13%) JD Edwards
12 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.68%) Remedy
13 3 (0.68%) CheckPoint
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