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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 32 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.05% 3.45% 13.46%
As % of the Vendors category 8.86% 6.90% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -10.26%
Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 45.66% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 13 12
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £383
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 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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 28 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 (77.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
3 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
4 21 (67.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (64.52%) SLA
5 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database
6 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (58.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (45.16%) T-SQL
8 14 (45.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (45.16%) Data Guard
8 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (32.26%) Clustering
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (19.35%) Windows
11 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (16.13%) Statistics
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
13 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (9.68%) MCSE
14 3 (9.68%) SAP
14 3 (9.68%) MCP
14 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
14 3 (9.68%) UNIX
14 3 (9.68%) ERP

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) assyst
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (67.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (64.52%) Oracle Database
4 18 (58.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) DBA
2 20 (64.52%) SQL DBA
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (16.13%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Transformation Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 5 (16.13%) Statistics
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) Logistics
5 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) MCP
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) MCITP
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (64.52%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) SAP
1 3 (9.68%) HP
1 3 (9.68%) Citrix