The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 10 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 Taunton 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 25 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.86% 10.17% 9.80%
As % of the Vendors category 12.73% 22.22% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.12%
Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 53.92% 45.76% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 13 9
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Oracle
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Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
3 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (60.61%) SLA
5 20 (60.61%) Oracle Database
6 18 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
8 14 (42.42%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (42.42%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (42.42%) Data Guard
9 10 (30.30%) Clustering
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (18.18%) Windows
11 6 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (15.15%) Statistics
12 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (15.15%) HP
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
13 4 (12.12%) Middleware
13 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (12.12%) ITIL
14 3 (9.09%) MCP
14 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
14 3 (9.09%) UNIX

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) assyst
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (60.61%) Oracle Database
4 18 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) DBA
2 20 (60.61%) SQL DBA
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Design Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Transformation Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Statistics
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) ETL
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) Logistics
6 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCITP
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat