The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 9 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 69 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.26% 24.05% 11.64%
As % of the Vendors category 25.94% 46.72% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 10
Average daily rate
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£435 £265 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.15% -20.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.98% -11.75%
Oracle
North East

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

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
266 122 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 47.25% 51.48% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 62 60
Average daily rate £363 £279 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.16% -0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 69 £435 +63.38% 3
Gateshead - - - - 1
Oracle
North East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 79 (53.38%) SQL
2 70 (47.30%) Oracle Database
3 48 (32.43%) Java
3 48 (32.43%) UNIX
4 43 (29.05%) Linux
4 43 (29.05%) Finance
5 42 (28.38%) PL/SQL
6 37 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 36 (24.32%) HP
8 31 (20.95%) SC Cleared
9 30 (20.27%) ITIL
10 29 (19.59%) WebLogic
10 29 (19.59%) Red Hat
10 29 (19.59%) Middleware
11 28 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (17.57%) OpenView
13 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
13 25 (16.89%) SOA
14 24 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
15 22 (14.86%) Problem Management
15 22 (14.86%) Windows
15 22 (14.86%) SLA
15 22 (14.86%) Shell Script
16 21 (14.19%) Oracle EBS R12
17 20 (13.51%) XML
17 20 (13.51%) J2EE
17 20 (13.51%) Oracle Applications
18 19 (12.84%) C
19 18 (12.16%) Data Modelling
20 17 (11.49%) VB

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 29 (19.59%) WebLogic
2 16 (10.81%) AquaLogic
3 15 (10.14%) Tuxedo
4 14 (9.46%) Apache
5 13 (8.78%) JBoss
6 11 (7.43%) MQSeries
7 10 (6.76%) WebSphere
7 10 (6.76%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (5.41%) IIS
9 7 (4.73%) SAS
9 7 (4.73%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.70%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.68%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (14.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (13.51%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (8.78%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (8.78%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (8.78%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (4.73%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) LDAP
2 11 (7.43%) DNS
3 8 (5.41%) SAN
4 7 (4.73%) Firewall
5 6 (4.05%) DHCP
6 5 (3.38%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (2.03%) SSH
8 1 (0.68%) 2G
8 1 (0.68%) VPN
8 1 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.68%) WAN
8 1 (0.68%) Intranet
8 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (47.30%) Oracle Database
2 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.43%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.05%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (3.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (3.38%) Base SAS
7 5 (3.38%) DB2
7 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (4.05%) Ant
1 6 (4.05%) JUnit
2 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.35%) Toad
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 43 (29.05%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (27.03%) Developer
2 22 (14.86%) Consultant
3 13 (8.78%) Oracle Consultant
4 12 (8.11%) DBA
5 10 (6.76%) Administrator
5 10 (6.76%) Analyst
5 10 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (6.08%) Architect
7 8 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Technical Leader
8 7 (4.73%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.38%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.38%) SAS Developer
9 5 (3.38%) ETL Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Tester
10 4 (2.70%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Change Manager
10 4 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.59%) Middleware
2 20 (13.51%) XML
2 20 (13.51%) J2EE
3 17 (11.49%) SOAP
4 16 (10.81%) Java EE
5 11 (7.43%) JMS
5 11 (7.43%) Web Services
6 9 (6.08%) .NET
7 6 (4.05%) JDBC
7 6 (4.05%) JNDI
7 6 (4.05%) JPA
8 5 (3.38%) Play Framework
8 5 (3.38%) JRules
8 5 (3.38%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.70%) HTML
9 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.70%) JSF
9 4 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Clustering
2 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.35%) NHS
4 2 (1.35%) CMDB
4 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Open Source
5 1 (0.68%) DataPower
5 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.43%) UNIX
2 43 (29.05%) Linux
3 28 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (14.86%) Windows
5 6 (4.05%) HPUX
6 5 (3.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.35%) Solaris
7 2 (1.35%) AIX
7 2 (1.35%) VME
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.27%) ITIL
2 25 (16.89%) SOA
3 22 (14.86%) Problem Management
4 18 (12.16%) Data Modelling
5 15 (10.14%) Performance Testing
6 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.11%) Service Management
7 12 (8.11%) Change Management
7 12 (8.11%) Workflow
8 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.76%) Logical Data Model
8 10 (6.76%) Physical Data Model
9 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.41%) Regression Testing
10 8 (5.41%) Migration
10 8 (5.41%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.73%) High Availability
11 7 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.73%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 79 (53.38%) SQL
2 48 (32.43%) Java
3 42 (28.38%) PL/SQL
4 22 (14.86%) Shell Script
5 19 (12.84%) C
6 17 (11.49%) VB
7 16 (10.81%) VB6
8 10 (6.76%) C#
9 6 (4.05%) Perl
9 6 (4.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 5 (3.38%) Scala
10 5 (3.38%) C++
11 3 (2.03%) Korn
12 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.35%) COBOL
13 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.38%) ISEB
4 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.68%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.68%) OCP
6 1 (0.68%) OCA
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.86%) SLA
2 8 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.73%) Terminal Services
3 6 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.03%) NFS
6 1 (0.68%) KVM
6 1 (0.68%) RHEV
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (17.57%) OpenView
2 5 (3.38%) HP SIM
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.35%) OVSD
6 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.68%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 36 (24.32%) HP
2 29 (19.59%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.46%) Informatica
4 8 (5.41%) Citrix
5 7 (4.73%) VMware
5 7 (4.73%) Lotus
5 7 (4.73%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.05%) Splunk
7 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.35%) SAP
8 2 (1.35%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.68%) Axway
9 1 (0.68%) Siebel
9 1 (0.68%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.68%) ILOG
9 1 (0.68%) IBM