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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 23 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 225 197 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.03% 6.42% 10.83%
As % of the Vendors category 17.90% 15.89% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 100 144
Average daily rate
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£368 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £541 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +115.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £23.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.59 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.61%
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
1257 1240 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.28% 40.42% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 779 529
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 65 68
Average hourly rate £20.60 £20.06 £17.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +15.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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 -4 59 £408 -6.85% 10
Bristol +17 58 £388 +0.64% 26
Wiltshire +22 45 £325 -20.24% 21
Somerset +12 29 £350 +7.69% 9
Dorset -2 11 £405 -17.55% 6
Devon -23 2 £375 -16.66% 7
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 227 (53.41%) SQL
2 134 (31.53%) Oracle Database
3 132 (31.06%) Security Cleared
4 110 (25.88%) PL/SQL
5 107 (25.18%) SQL Server
6 105 (24.71%) Java
7 99 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (21.41%) Finance
9 85 (20.00%) .NET
10 75 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 72 (16.94%) C#
12 70 (16.47%) Linux
12 70 (16.47%) SC Cleared
12 70 (16.47%) DV Cleared
13 68 (16.00%) Windows
14 57 (13.41%) UNIX
15 51 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
16 48 (11.29%) Microsoft
17 47 (11.06%) ASP.NET
17 47 (11.06%) Oracle Database 11g
18 43 (10.12%) Scrum
19 42 (9.88%) XML
20 40 (9.41%) Oracle Database 10g
21 39 (9.18%) Oracle Forms
21 39 (9.18%) JavaScript
22 38 (8.94%) C++
23 37 (8.71%) HTML
24 36 (8.47%) MySQL
24 36 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
25 35 (8.24%) ITIL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 25 (5.88%) JBoss
2 24 (5.65%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.94%) SAS
3 21 (4.94%) Apache
4 14 (3.29%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.12%) IBM Notes
5 9 (2.12%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.41%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (0.94%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.94%) Commerce Server
8 3 (0.71%) CMS
8 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.94%) MS Project
3 3 (0.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.47%) SPSS
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.94%) Oracle AGIS
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.47%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.47%) Sage CRM
11 1 (0.24%) BigMachines
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.65%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.29%) Firewall
3 11 (2.59%) DNS
4 9 (2.12%) SAN
5 6 (1.41%) NAS
5 6 (1.41%) HTTP
5 6 (1.41%) SSL
6 5 (1.18%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.94%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.94%) Multicast
7 4 (0.94%) VLAN
8 3 (0.71%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.71%) DHCP
9 2 (0.47%) LAN
9 2 (0.47%) WAN
10 1 (0.24%) LDAP
10 1 (0.24%) VPN
10 1 (0.24%) Internet
10 1 (0.24%) FCoE
10 1 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (31.53%) Oracle Database
2 107 (25.18%) SQL Server
3 51 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (11.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 40 (9.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 36 (8.47%) MySQL
7 33 (7.76%) Oracle Reports
8 28 (6.59%) Oracle ODI
9 27 (6.35%) Relational Database
10 24 (5.65%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (4.71%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (3.76%) MongoDB
15 14 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
16 12 (2.82%) DB2
17 11 (2.59%) BusinessObjects XI
18 9 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 8 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 39 (9.18%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
3 22 (5.18%) JIRA
4 20 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.06%) Subversion
6 12 (2.82%) Eclipse
6 12 (2.82%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.35%) Toad
8 9 (2.12%) JUnit
9 8 (1.88%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.88%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.65%) NUnit
11 5 (1.18%) ERwin
11 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (0.94%) Mockito
12 4 (0.94%) Hudson
12 4 (0.94%) Ant
12 4 (0.94%) Maven
13 3 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 91 (21.41%) Finance
2 25 (5.88%) Banking
3 23 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.71%) Retail
5 9 (2.12%) Marketing
6 8 (1.88%) Electronics
6 8 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.18%) Back Office
7 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.18%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.94%) Local Government
8 4 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.47%) Billing
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 200 (47.06%) Developer
2 61 (14.35%) Oracle Developer
3 51 (12.00%) Analyst
4 46 (10.82%) DBA
5 39 (9.18%) SQL Developer
6 37 (8.71%) .NET Developer
7 35 (8.24%) Java Developer
8 32 (7.53%) Architect
9 29 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
10 26 (6.12%) Administrator
11 25 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (5.18%) PL/SQL Developer
13 19 (4.47%) Consultant
14 16 (3.76%) Business Analyst
15 14 (3.29%) C# Developer
15 14 (3.29%) Oracle Analyst
15 14 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (3.29%) Designer
16 13 (3.06%) Senior Designer
16 13 (3.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.00%) .NET
2 47 (11.06%) ASP.NET
3 42 (9.88%) XML
4 37 (8.71%) HTML
5 34 (8.00%) Web Services
6 31 (7.29%) J2EE
7 25 (5.88%) CSS
8 22 (5.18%) Hibernate
9 19 (4.47%) SOAP
10 18 (4.24%) JSF
11 15 (3.53%) EJB
11 15 (3.53%) .NET Framework
11 15 (3.53%) Java EE
12 12 (2.82%) JPA
12 12 (2.82%) EJB 3.0
12 12 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.82%) JAXB
13 10 (2.35%) Spring
14 9 (2.12%) jQuery
15 8 (1.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.06%) Replication
3 12 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.12%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.88%) DTV
6 5 (1.18%) Derivative
7 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.94%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.71%) Wiki
9 2 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.47%) Statistics
9 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.47%) Clustering
9 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.24%) FMCG
10 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.47%) Linux
2 68 (16.00%) Windows
3 57 (13.41%) UNIX
4 32 (7.53%) Solaris
5 31 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.88%) CentOS
10 6 (1.41%) AIX
11 4 (0.94%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.94%) Fedora
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.47%) SUSE
14 1 (0.24%) MVS
14 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (10.12%) Scrum
4 36 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
5 35 (8.24%) ITIL
5 35 (8.24%) Migration
6 34 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 33 (7.76%) ETL
8 29 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (6.35%) Software Engineering
10 23 (5.41%) Automated Testing
11 22 (5.18%) Service Delivery
12 21 (4.94%) TDD
13 20 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (4.47%) MVC
14 19 (4.47%) Configuration Management
15 16 (3.76%) Data Modelling
15 16 (3.76%) Kimball Methodology
16 15 (3.53%) SDLC
16 15 (3.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 227 (53.41%) SQL
2 110 (25.88%) PL/SQL
3 105 (24.71%) Java
4 72 (16.94%) C#
5 39 (9.18%) JavaScript
6 38 (8.94%) C++
7 31 (7.29%) Python
8 30 (7.06%) Perl
9 29 (6.82%) Shell Script
10 17 (4.00%) C
11 16 (3.76%) VB.NET
12 13 (3.06%) Ruby
13 9 (2.12%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.88%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.41%) VBA
16 5 (1.18%) VB
16 5 (1.18%) PHP
17 2 (0.47%) VC++
17 2 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 132 (31.06%) Security Cleared
2 70 (16.47%) SC Cleared
2 70 (16.47%) DV Cleared
3 13 (3.06%) Degree
3 13 (3.06%) RHCE
4 9 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.65%) ISEB
6 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.94%) HNC
7 4 (0.94%) HND
7 4 (0.94%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.24%) OCP
9 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ACCA
9 1 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.65%) SLA
2 5 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.18%) Basel II
3 3 (0.71%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.47%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.06%) Samba
3 11 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.18%) Varnish
6 4 (0.94%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.47%) NFS
8 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.24%) SRDF
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (5.41%) Puppet
2 14 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (3.29%) Ansible
3 5 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.94%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.94%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.71%) WSUS
6 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.47%) yum
7 1 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) AppManager
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 48 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.18%) Sun
3 21 (4.94%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.94%) VMware
4 19 (4.47%) Cisco
5 17 (4.00%) SAP
6 15 (3.53%) IBM
7 11 (2.59%) Informatica
8 10 (2.35%) Teradata
9 9 (2.12%) Lotus
10 8 (1.88%) NetApp
11 7 (1.65%) Siebel
11 7 (1.65%) Percona
12 6 (1.41%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.41%) OpenText
12 6 (1.41%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.18%) Tableau
14 4 (0.94%) Brocade
14 4 (0.94%) ATG
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Venturi
Rate: V.Good Day Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Recruit121
Rate: £22,000 - £27,000 per year + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
South West, UK
Recruit121
Rate: £22,000 - £27,000 per year + Package
Posted: 25 days ago