The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 8 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 46 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.83% 9.57% 9.04%
As % of the Vendors category 25.84% 24.16% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
178 149 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 45.76% 39.63% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 105 108
Average daily rate £363 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.65 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Southampton region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Southampton region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 21 (27.63%) Linux
4 21 (27.63%) Java
5 20 (26.32%) PMI Certification
5 20 (26.32%) PMI
5 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database
6 19 (25.00%) Finance
6 19 (25.00%) Migration
7 18 (23.68%) Web Services
8 17 (22.37%) Project Management
9 16 (21.05%) MySQL
9 16 (21.05%) Scrum
9 16 (21.05%) Data Centre
10 15 (19.74%) ITIL
10 15 (19.74%) SOAP
10 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
11 13 (17.11%) PMP
11 13 (17.11%) MS Project
11 13 (17.11%) MS Office
11 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Management
12 12 (15.79%) SOA
12 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (15.79%) Data Management
13 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
13 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
14 9 (11.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (11.84%) J2EE

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (11.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.26%) JBoss
3 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Project
1 13 (17.11%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.32%) Agresso
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 16 (21.05%) MySQL
3 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.32%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
1 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.58%) SpecFlow
2 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) Hudson
3 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.95%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.32%) Toad
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) RSpec
4 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 15 (19.74%) Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) DBA
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (3.95%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Siebel Configurator
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) Web Services
2 15 (19.74%) SOAP
3 9 (11.84%) J2EE
3 9 (11.84%) EJB
4 7 (9.21%) .NET
5 6 (7.89%) HTML
5 6 (7.89%) Middleware
6 4 (5.26%) jQuery
6 4 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.63%) SAP PI
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.63%) CSS
8 1 (1.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) PMI
2 16 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) GIS
6 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.63%) Clustering
6 2 (2.63%) SCADA
6 2 (2.63%) Social Media
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (3.95%) UNIX
4 3 (3.95%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 19 (25.00%) Migration
4 17 (22.37%) Project Management
5 16 (21.05%) Scrum
6 15 (19.74%) ITIL
7 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (15.79%) SOA
8 12 (15.79%) Data Management
9 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.84%) UML
11 7 (9.21%) Process Management
11 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.21%) TDD
11 7 (9.21%) SDLC
12 6 (7.89%) DevOps
12 6 (7.89%) BDD
12 6 (7.89%) CRM
13 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.21%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Python
5 5 (6.58%) Ruby
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) PMI Certification
2 13 (17.11%) PMP
3 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) OCP
4 2 (2.63%) OCA
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Siebel
3 4 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) ESRI
5 2 (2.63%) FatWire
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe
5 2 (2.63%) Pega
5 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.63%) hybris
5 2 (2.63%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.32%) Northgate
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.32%) Retek
6 1 (1.32%) Pegasus