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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 25 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 21 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.92% 9.31% 9.00%
As % of the Vendors category 16.03% 23.66% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 22
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£350 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.66% -0.71%
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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
131 131 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.90% 39.34% 57.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 90
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £187 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 35
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.80 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +11.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.76 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.56 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
4 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
5 16 (25.81%) Web Services
6 15 (24.19%) SQL
6 15 (24.19%) Scrum
7 14 (22.58%) MySQL
7 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.97%) SOAP
8 13 (20.97%) SOA
8 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (17.74%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (17.74%) UML
10 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
11 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
11 9 (14.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (14.52%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (14.52%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
11 9 (14.52%) J2EE
11 9 (14.52%) EJB
11 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
11 9 (14.52%) Finance
11 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
12 8 (12.90%) VMware
12 8 (12.90%) Project Management
12 8 (12.90%) HP

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (14.52%) WebLogic
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.61%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Project
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) X.509
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) MySQL
2 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.61%) TKPROF
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) RSpec
4 1 (1.61%) Toad
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.61%) Hudson
4 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Siebel Configurator
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) DBA
7 2 (3.23%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Siebel Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Web Services
2 13 (20.97%) SOAP
3 9 (14.52%) EJB
3 9 (14.52%) J2EE
4 8 (12.90%) Middleware
5 7 (11.29%) HTML
6 5 (8.06%) .NET
7 4 (6.45%) HTML5
8 3 (4.84%) jQuery
9 1 (1.61%) CSS
9 1 (1.61%) JSP
9 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) PMI
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) Scrum
3 13 (20.97%) SOA
4 11 (17.74%) UML
5 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
5 9 (14.52%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL
6 8 (12.90%) Project Management
7 7 (11.29%) Process Management
7 7 (11.29%) TDD
8 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (8.06%) DevOps
9 5 (8.06%) SDLC
9 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.45%) CRM
10 4 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 15 (24.19%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) VBA
4 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 3 (4.84%) Python
7 2 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
1 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.68%) PMP
3 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.68%) Puppet
3 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) HP
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) Siebel
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Northgate
5 1 (1.61%) Retek
5 1 (1.61%) ESRI