The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 23 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.37% 3.85% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 7.14% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -27.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.77%
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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 Taunton region.

Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 40.27% 53.85% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 15
Average daily rate £400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £372 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
4 23 (65.71%) SC Cleared
5 21 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (60.00%) SLA
6 20 (57.14%) Oracle Database
7 18 (51.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (51.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (45.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
9 14 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (40.00%) Data Guard
10 10 (28.57%) Clustering
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) UNIX
12 6 (17.14%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (14.29%) Statistics
13 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
13 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (11.43%) HP
14 4 (11.43%) Citrix
14 4 (11.43%) SAN
14 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) assyst
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 18 (51.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (51.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (45.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (8.57%) Big Data
10 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (8.57%) DB2
11 2 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) DBA
2 20 (57.14%) SQL DBA
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Transformation Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Statistics
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.14%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) ETL
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (65.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) MCP
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) HP
1 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 3 (8.57%) Greenplum
2 3 (8.57%) Netezza
2 3 (8.57%) SAP