The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 29 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 13 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.49% 3.19% 7.22%
As % of the Vendors category 15.85% 9.09% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
Average daily rate
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£253 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £367 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Oracle
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 66 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 34.60% 35.11% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 61
Average daily rate £371 £288 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.13% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.12% +29.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
Ipswich - 11 £250 - 1
Stowmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 6 (22.22%) Statistics
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 5 (18.52%) PKI
6 5 (18.52%) VLAN
6 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (18.52%) Network Management
6 5 (18.52%) Splunk
6 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
6 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (18.52%) IPsec
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco
6 5 (18.52%) UNIX
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 5 (18.52%) Solaris
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
7 4 (14.81%) Data Guard
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (11.11%) Network Security

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
1 5 (18.52%) IPsec
1 5 (18.52%) VLAN
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) DBA
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle DBA
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Statistics
2 5 (18.52%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Solaris
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
2 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.81%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
1 5 (18.52%) HP
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
1 5 (18.52%) Splunk
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft