The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 17 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.33% 5.44% 7.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.06% 11.76% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£460 £290 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -29.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
Oracle
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.37% 46.26% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 32
Average daily rate £375 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.21 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.92% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
Lichfield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Uttoxeter - - - -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) DataPower
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Integrator
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) EAI
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Pegasus