The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 13 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 266 225 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.35% 9.76% 11.30%
As % of the Vendors category 19.19% 22.08% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 146 210
Average daily rate £365 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
- -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £40.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.10 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+24.61% +22.14%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1386 1019 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.53% 44.21% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 588 863
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 56 115
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Oracle
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +5 70 £375 -11.76% 10
Bristol -5 52 £350 -17.64% 12
Somerset -13 34 £363 +16.93% 3
Gloucestershire -1 33 £313 -19.87% 4
Devon -4 23 £406 +25.00% 1
Dorset +3 22 £438 -7.89% 9
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 182 (43.13%) SQL
2 145 (34.36%) Oracle Database
3 112 (26.54%) Java
4 101 (23.93%) Security Cleared
5 100 (23.70%) SQL Server
6 91 (21.56%) Finance
7 77 (18.25%) Linux
8 75 (17.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 71 (16.82%) UNIX
10 65 (15.40%) SC Cleared
11 64 (15.17%) PL/SQL
12 60 (14.22%) XML
13 58 (13.74%) Spring
14 53 (12.56%) .NET
15 52 (12.32%) CSS
16 47 (11.14%) Scrum
17 46 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (10.66%) Oracle Database 10g
19 43 (10.19%) Oracle Reports
19 43 (10.19%) WebLogic
20 42 (9.95%) jQuery
21 41 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
22 40 (9.48%) ETL
23 39 (9.24%) Microsoft
23 39 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
24 37 (8.77%) Windows
25 36 (8.53%) Subversion
25 36 (8.53%) HTML
26 34 (8.06%) Migration
27 33 (7.82%) Business Objects

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (10.19%) WebLogic
2 24 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.08%) IIS
4 13 (3.08%) Drupal
5 12 (2.84%) Apache
6 10 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (2.13%) CMS
7 9 (2.13%) SAS
7 9 (2.13%) Confluence
7 9 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (1.42%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.18%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.18%) Escenic
9 5 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (0.95%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (3.32%) MS Office
2 12 (2.84%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.13%) MS Project
4 6 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.95%) Windchill
5 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.71%) CATIA
6 3 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (1.66%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.71%) Agresso
9 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.47%) Summit
9 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.24%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
1 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.58%) LDAP
2 23 (5.45%) SAN
3 14 (3.32%) SSL
3 14 (3.32%) NAS
4 13 (3.08%) X.509
5 11 (2.61%) Firewall
6 10 (2.37%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.37%) DNS
7 9 (2.13%) Internet
8 8 (1.90%) LAN
8 8 (1.90%) WAN
9 7 (1.66%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.18%) SSH
10 5 (1.18%) Intranet
10 5 (1.18%) FTP
11 2 (0.47%) DHCP
12 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (34.36%) Oracle Database
2 100 (23.70%) SQL Server
3 75 (17.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 45 (10.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 43 (10.19%) Oracle Reports
6 39 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (7.82%) Relational Database
8 32 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (7.11%) MySQL
10 26 (6.16%) Oracle BI EE
11 25 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (4.03%) RDBMS
14 16 (3.79%) DB2
15 12 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
17 6 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
18 5 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (8.53%) Subversion
2 28 (6.64%) Jenkins
3 26 (6.16%) Maven
4 25 (5.92%) JUnit
5 22 (5.21%) Eclipse
6 21 (4.98%) Ant
7 19 (4.50%) JIRA
8 16 (3.79%) Selenium
9 14 (3.32%) Git (software)
10 12 (2.84%) WebDriver
11 11 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (2.61%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (1.90%) FitNesse
12 8 (1.90%) Mockito
12 8 (1.90%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.90%) JBehave
13 5 (1.18%) JDeveloper
13 5 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.18%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (21.56%) Finance
2 18 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.61%) Banking
4 10 (2.37%) Retail
5 5 (1.18%) Marketing
6 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Electronics
7 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 137 (32.46%) Developer
2 63 (14.93%) DBA
3 57 (13.51%) Analyst
4 42 (9.95%) Consultant
5 41 (9.72%) Architect
6 37 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 37 (8.77%) Oracle DBA
7 34 (8.06%) SQL DBA
8 23 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.27%) Oracle Developer
11 17 (4.03%) Administrator
11 17 (4.03%) Oracle Consultant
12 15 (3.55%) Technical Manager
13 14 (3.32%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
14 13 (3.08%) Business Analyst
14 13 (3.08%) OBIEE Consultant
15 11 (2.61%) Designer
16 10 (2.37%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.22%) XML
2 58 (13.74%) Spring
3 53 (12.56%) .NET
4 52 (12.32%) CSS
5 42 (9.95%) jQuery
6 36 (8.53%) HTML
7 32 (7.58%) Web Services
8 25 (5.92%) Hibernate
9 24 (5.69%) CSS3
10 23 (5.45%) JAX-WS
11 22 (5.21%) JSF
11 22 (5.21%) J2EE
12 20 (4.74%) Middleware
12 20 (4.74%) XML Schema
13 13 (3.08%) SOAP
14 12 (2.84%) XSLT
14 12 (2.84%) ASP.NET
15 11 (2.61%) SAML
15 11 (2.61%) Oracle Fusion
15 11 (2.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.79%) Clustering
2 15 (3.55%) Open Source
3 12 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.37%) Statistics
5 9 (2.13%) Replication
5 9 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.90%) PKI
7 7 (1.66%) PMI
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle Exalytics
9 4 (0.95%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.47%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.47%) DTV
10 2 (0.47%) Celerra
11 1 (0.24%) Derivative
11 1 (0.24%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.24%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.24%) Wiki
11 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.24%) RIA
11 1 (0.24%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.25%) Linux
2 71 (16.82%) UNIX
3 37 (8.77%) Windows
4 18 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.55%) Solaris
6 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.71%) AIX
8 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.24%) zOS
9 1 (0.24%) MVS
9 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (11.14%) Scrum
2 46 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (9.48%) ETL
5 34 (8.06%) Migration
6 32 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
7 31 (7.35%) ITIL
8 30 (7.11%) Configuration Management
9 29 (6.87%) SOA
10 28 (6.64%) UML
11 27 (6.40%) Project Management
12 23 (5.45%) PRINCE2
13 22 (5.21%) ERP
14 20 (4.74%) E-Commerce
14 20 (4.74%) Data Modelling
14 20 (4.74%) MVC
15 19 (4.50%) CRM
16 18 (4.27%) OO
17 17 (4.03%) Validation
18 16 (3.79%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 182 (43.13%) SQL
2 112 (26.54%) Java
3 64 (15.17%) PL/SQL
4 28 (6.64%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.16%) T-SQL
6 25 (5.92%) C#
7 22 (5.21%) Perl
8 17 (4.03%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.55%) PHP
10 8 (1.90%) C
10 8 (1.90%) Python
11 7 (1.66%) XQuery
11 7 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.18%) Scala
12 5 (1.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (1.18%) VBA
12 5 (1.18%) VBScript
12 5 (1.18%) VB
12 5 (1.18%) C++
13 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (23.93%) Security Cleared
2 65 (15.40%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.66%) Degree
4 7 (1.66%) PMP
4 7 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.42%) ISEB
5 6 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.18%) OCP
7 4 (0.95%) NCDA
8 3 (0.71%) AAT
8 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.47%) CCAB
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.47%) MCAD
9 2 (0.47%) MCSD
9 2 (0.47%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.64%) SLA
2 18 (4.27%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (6.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (3.32%) NFS
4 13 (3.08%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.90%) VirtualBox
6 7 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (1.42%) Varnish
8 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.47%) vSphere
9 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.24%) vCloud
10 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (6.40%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.47%) OpenView
4 2 (0.47%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.47%) nmon
Vendors
1 39 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.82%) Business Objects
3 30 (7.11%) SAP
4 24 (5.69%) Red Hat
5 23 (5.45%) JBoss
5 23 (5.45%) HP
6 22 (5.21%) Informatica
7 17 (4.03%) VMware
8 11 (2.61%) NetApp
8 11 (2.61%) Remedy
9 9 (2.13%) Sun
9 9 (2.13%) IBM
10 8 (1.90%) Endeca
11 7 (1.66%) Citrix
11 7 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.42%) Sybase
12 6 (1.42%) Cognos
12 6 (1.42%) Open Text
12 6 (1.42%) Teradata
12 6 (1.42%) Atlassian
Wiltshire
Axica Recruitment
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warminster, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago