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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 22 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 202 230 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.79% 10.69% 10.20%
As % of the Vendors category 16.12% 24.92% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 146 165
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £313 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £34.50 £16.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.62% -60.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £13.00 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.00%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1253 923 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 42.91% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 544 674
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 101
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 55 £444 +19.93% 14
Devon -2 32 £400 +14.28% 6
Bristol -28 32 £400 +10.34% 14
Somerset -4 23 £350 +14.56% 9
Wiltshire -27 21 £395 -7.05% 24
Dorset -10 13 £491 +22.81% 9
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 205 (42.44%) SQL
2 172 (35.61%) Oracle Database
3 122 (25.26%) Security Cleared
4 111 (22.98%) Java
5 109 (22.57%) Finance
6 108 (22.36%) SQL Server
7 88 (18.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 83 (17.18%) SC Cleared
8 83 (17.18%) PL/SQL
9 80 (16.56%) Linux
10 64 (13.25%) UNIX
10 64 (13.25%) .NET
11 61 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
12 56 (11.59%) XML
13 55 (11.39%) Oracle BI EE
14 54 (11.18%) WebLogic
15 52 (10.77%) CSS
16 51 (10.56%) Oracle EBS
17 49 (10.14%) Oracle Database 10g
18 46 (9.52%) Spring
18 46 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 46 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
19 45 (9.32%) Scrum
20 43 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (8.70%) jQuery
22 41 (8.49%) ETL
22 41 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
22 41 (8.49%) Oracle Reports
23 39 (8.07%) Migration
24 38 (7.87%) PRINCE2

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 54 (11.18%) WebLogic
2 23 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.35%) SAS
4 16 (3.31%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (3.11%) Drupal
6 10 (2.07%) Confluence
6 10 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (1.66%) IIS
7 8 (1.66%) Apache
8 7 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.45%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.24%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (1.24%) CMS
10 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 19 (3.93%) MS Project
1 19 (3.93%) MS Office
2 15 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.07%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.04%) Windchill
5 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.62%) CATIA
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) GIMP
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (10.56%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (6.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (4.14%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (3.52%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (2.07%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (1.86%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (1.66%) Oracle ASCP
7 8 (1.66%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.62%) assyst
10 3 (0.62%) Summit
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) PaaS
2 1 (0.21%) GitHub
2 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.00%) LDAP
2 24 (4.97%) SAN
3 12 (2.48%) SSL
3 12 (2.48%) X.509
3 12 (2.48%) NAS
4 10 (2.07%) Internet
4 10 (2.07%) DNS
4 10 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.86%) Firewall
6 8 (1.66%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.04%) SSH
7 5 (1.04%) Intranet
7 5 (1.04%) FTP
7 5 (1.04%) LAN
7 5 (1.04%) WAN
8 2 (0.41%) DHCP
8 2 (0.41%) HTTP
8 2 (0.41%) Telnet
8 2 (0.41%) AMQP
9 1 (0.21%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (35.61%) Oracle Database
2 108 (22.36%) SQL Server
3 88 (18.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 55 (11.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 49 (10.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 46 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (8.49%) Oracle Reports
8 36 (7.45%) Relational Database
9 28 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (5.38%) MySQL
11 25 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (3.93%) RDBMS
14 15 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (2.48%) PowerCenter
15 12 (2.48%) Essbase
16 11 (2.28%) Oracle OLAP
16 11 (2.28%) DB2
16 11 (2.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (7.25%) Subversion
2 28 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 27 (5.59%) Eclipse
4 26 (5.38%) Maven
5 23 (4.76%) Ant
6 21 (4.35%) JUnit
7 16 (3.31%) JIRA
8 15 (3.11%) Selenium
9 14 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (2.28%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (1.86%) JDeveloper
11 9 (1.86%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.86%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.66%) Mockito
12 8 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (1.45%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.45%) JBehave
13 7 (1.45%) FitNesse
14 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 109 (22.57%) Finance
2 19 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.69%) Manufacturing
3 13 (2.69%) Banking
4 8 (1.66%) Retail
5 6 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.62%) Electronics
7 2 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Military
8 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.21%) Front Office
8 1 (0.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.21%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (28.78%) Developer
2 69 (14.29%) DBA
3 61 (12.63%) Consultant
4 60 (12.42%) Analyst
5 43 (8.90%) Architect
6 40 (8.28%) Oracle Consultant
7 39 (8.07%) Oracle DBA
8 38 (7.87%) Oracle Developer
9 35 (7.25%) SQL DBA
10 28 (5.80%) Java Developer
10 28 (5.80%) Project Manager
11 26 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (5.18%) Administrator
13 23 (4.76%) Business Analyst
14 20 (4.14%) Functional Consultant
14 20 (4.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
15 15 (3.11%) Technical Manager
16 13 (2.69%) SQL Developer
16 13 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
17 11 (2.28%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.25%) .NET
2 56 (11.59%) XML
3 52 (10.77%) CSS
4 46 (9.52%) Spring
5 42 (8.70%) jQuery
6 34 (7.04%) HTML
7 32 (6.63%) Middleware
8 30 (6.21%) Web Services
9 24 (4.97%) JAX-WS
10 20 (4.14%) Oracle Fusion
10 20 (4.14%) CSS3
10 20 (4.14%) J2EE
10 20 (4.14%) XML Schema
11 18 (3.73%) Hibernate
12 17 (3.52%) JSF
13 16 (3.31%) ASP.NET
14 13 (2.69%) XSLT
15 11 (2.28%) WSDL
15 11 (2.28%) SAML
15 11 (2.28%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.35%) Clustering
2 16 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.90%) Statistics
4 12 (2.48%) Open Source
5 11 (2.28%) Replication
6 9 (1.86%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.45%) PMI
8 6 (1.24%) PKI
9 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.83%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.62%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.62%) DTV
12 2 (0.41%) Celerra
12 2 (0.41%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.21%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.21%) CESG
13 1 (0.21%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.56%) Linux
2 64 (13.25%) UNIX
3 37 (7.66%) Windows
4 19 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.69%) Solaris
6 9 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) MVS
9 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) zOS
10 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 45 (9.32%) Scrum
4 43 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (8.49%) ETL
6 39 (8.07%) Migration
7 38 (7.87%) PRINCE2
8 36 (7.45%) SOA
9 35 (7.25%) ITIL
10 33 (6.83%) Configuration Management
11 32 (6.63%) Project Management
12 30 (6.21%) UML
13 28 (5.80%) ERP
14 24 (4.97%) Data Migration
15 23 (4.76%) Data Modelling
15 23 (4.76%) BPEL
16 22 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (4.14%) Validation
17 20 (4.14%) Data Analysis
17 20 (4.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 205 (42.44%) SQL
2 111 (22.98%) Java
3 83 (17.18%) PL/SQL
4 31 (6.42%) JavaScript
5 30 (6.21%) T-SQL
6 24 (4.97%) Perl
7 21 (4.35%) C#
8 16 (3.31%) PHP
9 14 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.28%) Python
11 9 (1.86%) C++
12 8 (1.66%) VBA
13 7 (1.45%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.45%) C
14 6 (1.24%) VBScript
14 6 (1.24%) VB
15 5 (1.04%) XQuery
15 5 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 3 (0.62%) Scala
17 2 (0.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 122 (25.26%) Security Cleared
2 83 (17.18%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 20 (4.14%) Degree
5 13 (2.69%) ISEB
6 7 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (1.45%) PMP
6 7 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.04%) MCP
8 5 (1.04%) MCSE
8 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.04%) OCP
9 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.83%) NCDA
10 3 (0.62%) MCITP
10 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.41%) HNC
11 2 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.42%) SLA
2 18 (3.73%) QA
3 7 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.24%) Solvency II
5 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.62%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.41%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 29 (6.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.90%) NFS
5 10 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.66%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.24%) Varnish
8 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.41%) vSphere
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.41%) RACF
10 1 (0.21%) Samba
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
10 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (6.83%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.41%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) nmon
5 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (7.87%) SAP
2 35 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 33 (6.83%) Business Objects
4 27 (5.59%) Informatica
5 21 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 17 (3.52%) JBoss
7 15 (3.11%) HP
7 15 (3.11%) VMware
8 12 (2.48%) Remedy
9 11 (2.28%) NetApp
10 9 (1.86%) Hyperion
11 8 (1.66%) Sun
11 8 (1.66%) Casewise
12 7 (1.45%) Citrix
12 7 (1.45%) Cognos
12 7 (1.45%) Siebel
13 6 (1.24%) Sybase
13 6 (1.24%) Open Text
13 6 (1.24%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
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