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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 24 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 231 223 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.83% 6.88% 9.47%
As % of the Vendors category 16.44% 17.10% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 124 125
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £13.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.06 £19.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
1405 1304 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.54% 40.23% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 820 539
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 67 68
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -2 56 £408 -9.44% 23
Bristol +2 53 £415 -4.04% 27
Wiltshire +18 51 £350 -17.64% 17
Somerset +6 24 £375 +22.95% 6
Devon -4 16 £405 -26.36% 2
Dorset -9 13 £485 +14.11% 5
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 216 (53.20%) SQL
2 121 (29.80%) Oracle Database
3 108 (26.60%) Finance
4 107 (26.35%) SQL Server
5 104 (25.62%) PL/SQL
5 104 (25.62%) Security Cleared
6 101 (24.88%) Java
7 93 (22.91%) Business Intelligence
8 86 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (19.21%) Linux
10 74 (18.23%) .NET
11 65 (16.01%) C#
12 64 (15.76%) UNIX
13 63 (15.52%) Windows
14 59 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
15 56 (13.79%) DV Cleared
16 53 (13.05%) SC Cleared
17 46 (11.33%) MySQL
18 43 (10.59%) Shell Script
18 43 (10.59%) Microsoft
19 41 (10.10%) Oracle Database 11g
20 40 (9.85%) HTML
20 40 (9.85%) ASP.NET
21 39 (9.61%) JavaScript
21 39 (9.61%) ETL
22 38 (9.36%) Oracle Database 10g
22 38 (9.36%) C++
23 37 (9.11%) Oracle Forms
24 36 (8.87%) ITIL
25 35 (8.62%) Relational Database

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (6.90%) SAS
2 25 (6.16%) IIS
3 21 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.93%) Tomcat
5 19 (4.68%) Apache
6 17 (4.19%) JBoss
7 15 (3.69%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (2.22%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.72%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.99%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.74%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.49%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.49%) CMS
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.23%) MS Project
3 3 (0.74%) SPSS
3 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.74%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (5.42%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (3.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (3.20%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (2.71%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.99%) Oracle AGIS
8 4 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.49%) BigMachines
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.49%) Summit
11 1 (0.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.71%) DNS
2 11 (2.71%) Firewall
3 10 (2.46%) SAN
4 8 (1.97%) NAS
5 5 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.23%) HTTP
6 4 (0.99%) SSL
6 4 (0.99%) VLAN
6 4 (0.99%) Multicast
7 3 (0.74%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.74%) DHCP
8 2 (0.49%) Internet
8 2 (0.49%) LAN
8 2 (0.49%) WAN
8 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.25%) VPN
9 1 (0.25%) FCoE
9 1 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (29.80%) Oracle Database
2 107 (26.35%) SQL Server
3 59 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (11.33%) MySQL
5 41 (10.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 38 (9.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 35 (8.62%) Relational Database
8 34 (8.37%) Oracle Reports
9 33 (8.13%) Oracle BI EE
10 30 (7.39%) BusinessObjects
11 29 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (6.40%) Oracle ODI
13 19 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (4.19%) DB2
15 16 (3.94%) MongoDB
16 15 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (2.96%) BusinessObjects XI
18 11 (2.71%) Big Data
19 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 10 (2.46%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 37 (9.11%) Oracle Forms
2 28 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
3 20 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.94%) JIRA
4 16 (3.94%) Subversion
5 11 (2.71%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.22%) JDeveloper
7 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.97%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.72%) JUnit
8 7 (1.72%) Toad
8 7 (1.72%) NUnit
9 6 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (1.48%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (1.23%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.23%) Maven
10 5 (1.23%) ERwin
11 4 (0.99%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 108 (26.60%) Finance
2 26 (6.40%) Banking
3 21 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.43%) Retail
5 8 (1.97%) Marketing
6 7 (1.72%) General Ledger
6 7 (1.72%) Electronics
6 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.99%) Local Government
7 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Back Office
9 2 (0.49%) Legal
9 2 (0.49%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 189 (46.55%) Developer
2 63 (15.52%) Oracle Developer
3 51 (12.56%) Analyst
4 44 (10.84%) DBA
5 34 (8.37%) SQL Developer
6 33 (8.13%) Administrator
6 33 (8.13%) Architect
7 32 (7.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 27 (6.65%) Java Developer
9 24 (5.91%) .NET Developer
10 21 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
11 20 (4.93%) PL/SQL Developer
12 19 (4.68%) Consultant
13 14 (3.45%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.96%) Systems Administrator
15 11 (2.71%) Support Analyst
15 11 (2.71%) Oracle Analyst
15 11 (2.71%) OBIEE Developer
16 10 (2.46%) Designer
16 10 (2.46%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (18.23%) .NET
2 40 (9.85%) ASP.NET
2 40 (9.85%) HTML
3 32 (7.88%) XML
4 26 (6.40%) CSS
5 21 (5.17%) J2EE
5 21 (5.17%) Web Services
6 17 (4.19%) SOAP
7 15 (3.69%) Hibernate
7 15 (3.69%) .NET Framework
8 14 (3.45%) Java EE
9 13 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (3.20%) Middleware
10 10 (2.46%) JSF
10 10 (2.46%) XSLT
11 9 (2.22%) Spring
11 9 (2.22%) jQuery
11 9 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (1.97%) REST
12 8 (1.97%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.69%) Replication
1 15 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.96%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.46%) Data Integration
4 7 (1.72%) DTV
5 5 (1.23%) Statistics
5 5 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.23%) Linked Data
6 4 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.74%) Derivative
7 3 (0.74%) Clustering
7 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.74%) Wiki
8 2 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (19.21%) Linux
2 64 (15.76%) UNIX
3 63 (15.52%) Windows
4 27 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (6.16%) Solaris
6 17 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.97%) CentOS
10 5 (1.23%) AIX
11 4 (0.99%) Fedora
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.49%) SUSE
14 1 (0.25%) MVS
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (22.91%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (9.61%) ETL
4 36 (8.87%) ITIL
5 34 (8.37%) Migration
6 33 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (7.39%) Scrum
8 26 (6.40%) Unit Testing
8 26 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.16%) Software Engineering
10 23 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (5.67%) SOA
11 21 (5.17%) Service Delivery
11 21 (5.17%) Automated Testing
12 20 (4.93%) TDD
12 20 (4.93%) Data Modelling
12 20 (4.93%) Kimball Methodology
12 20 (4.93%) SDLC
13 17 (4.19%) Configuration Management
13 17 (4.19%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 216 (53.20%) SQL
2 104 (25.62%) PL/SQL
3 101 (24.88%) Java
4 65 (16.01%) C#
5 43 (10.59%) Shell Script
6 39 (9.61%) JavaScript
7 38 (9.36%) C++
8 27 (6.65%) Perl
9 26 (6.40%) Python
10 15 (3.69%) C
11 14 (3.45%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.45%) Ruby
12 9 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.22%) XQuery
13 8 (1.97%) VBA
13 8 (1.97%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.72%) VB
15 5 (1.23%) PHP
16 3 (0.74%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 104 (25.62%) Security Cleared
2 56 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 53 (13.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.45%) Degree
5 9 (2.22%) RHCE
6 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.48%) ISEB
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.99%) HNC
9 4 (0.99%) HND
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.25%) MCP
11 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.25%) OCP
11 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.72%) SLA
1 7 (1.72%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.23%) Basel II
3 4 (0.99%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.43%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (2.22%) Samba
4 8 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.99%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.49%) Varnish
7 2 (0.49%) NFS
7 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.25%) SRDF
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (5.91%) Puppet
2 15 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.45%) Ansible
4 8 (1.97%) Data Guard
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.99%) Oracle EDQ
6 4 (0.99%) yum
7 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.74%) WSUS
8 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.25%) Control-M
9 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.42%) VMware
3 21 (5.17%) IBM
4 19 (4.68%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.43%) Informatica
6 16 (3.94%) Cisco
6 16 (3.94%) SAP
7 13 (3.20%) Sun
8 12 (2.96%) Teradata
9 11 (2.71%) Percona
10 10 (2.46%) NetApp
11 9 (2.22%) Lotus
12 8 (1.97%) OpenText
12 8 (1.97%) Cognos
12 8 (1.97%) Siebel
12 8 (1.97%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.48%) Talend
13 6 (1.48%) Hyperion
14 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.99%) TIBCO
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