The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database 12c skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database 12c over the 3 months to 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database 12c
Rank 551 549 595
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +46
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 44 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.054% 0.003%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.25% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 2
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£375 £425 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £317 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £505 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11973 11668 12148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 21.89% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7383 7211 7091
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 198 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

Oracle Database 12c
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 12c within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database 12c Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Database 12c
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c within the UK.

Oracle Database 12c Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Database 12c
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Oracle Database 12c Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Database 12c
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -12 43 £375 -11.76% 12
London +37 25 £395 -31.30% 4
City of London - 9 £450 - 4
South East -18 7 £345 -18.82% 1
Yorkshire +6 3 - - 2
Surrey - 3 £310 -
Hampshire -16 2 £463 +46.82% 1
Malvern - 2 £350 -
Manchester - 2 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
North West - 2 £450 - 2
South West - 2 £415 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Worcester - - - -
York - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Luton - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Camberley - - - -

Oracle Database 12c
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Database 12c 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 Database 12c.

1 123 (100.00%) Oracle
1 123 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 90 (73.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 71 (57.72%) Oracle RAC
4 59 (47.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 50 (40.65%) SQL
6 48 (39.02%) Data Guard
7 47 (38.21%) Linux
8 43 (34.96%) UNIX
9 41 (33.33%) PL/SQL
10 37 (30.08%) Oracle RMAN
11 36 (29.27%) Finance
11 36 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (22.76%) Relational Database
12 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
12 28 (22.76%) RDBMS
13 26 (21.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 24 (19.51%) Windows
15 22 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (14.63%) SOA
16 18 (14.63%) WebLogic
16 18 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (14.63%) Oracle Exadata
16 18 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
18 15 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (12.20%) Oracle ODI
18 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (11.38%) Banking
19 14 (11.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Oracle Database 12c
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Database 12c 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 Database 12c. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (14.63%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.07%) Liferay
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.81%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) SAN
2 3 (2.44%) NAS
3 2 (1.63%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.63%) InfiniBand
3 2 (1.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.63%) DNS
3 2 (1.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.81%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 90 (73.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 59 (47.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (22.76%) Relational Database
4 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
4 28 (22.76%) RDBMS
5 22 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (14.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (12.20%) Oracle ODI
8 14 (11.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (8.94%) PowerCenter
10 10 (8.13%) OLTP
11 9 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (5.69%) MySQL
12 7 (5.69%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.88%) Toad
3 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 36 (29.27%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Retail
4 7 (5.69%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.63%) French Language
5 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (56.91%) DBA
2 64 (52.03%) Oracle DBA
3 25 (20.33%) Architect
4 21 (17.07%) Administrator
5 11 (8.94%) Senior DBA
5 11 (8.94%) Oracle Architect
5 11 (8.94%) Developer
5 11 (8.94%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 10 (8.13%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (7.32%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.07%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (4.07%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 5 (4.07%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.44%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.44%) Consultant
11 3 (2.44%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) Middleware
2 7 (5.69%) XML
3 6 (4.88%) WebCenter
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.81%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Replication
2 9 (7.32%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (4.88%) Clustering
4 3 (2.44%) Firmware
4 3 (2.44%) Statistics
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.63%) HACMP
6 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 47 (38.21%) Linux
2 43 (34.96%) UNIX
3 24 (19.51%) Windows
4 18 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.38%) Solaris
6 10 (8.13%) AIX
7 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.25%) HPUX
10 3 (2.44%) OpenVMS
11 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (14.63%) SOA
2 18 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.76%) ETL
4 12 (9.76%) Data Management
5 11 (8.94%) ITIL
6 10 (8.13%) Migration
7 9 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.50%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (6.50%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (6.50%) Data Architecture
8 8 (6.50%) Change Management
9 7 (5.69%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.69%) Master Data Management
10 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.88%) Scrum
11 5 (4.07%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.65%) SQL
2 41 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 13 (10.57%) Shell Script
4 10 (8.13%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.50%) Java
6 6 (4.88%) Perl
7 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (4.88%) OCP
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) RHCE
6 1 (0.81%) OCA
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 71 (57.72%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (30.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.44%) Veritas File System
5 2 (1.63%) SRDF
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 48 (39.02%) Data Guard
2 26 (21.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (7.32%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.25%) Legato
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (2.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.76%) Business Objects
4 11 (8.94%) EMC
5 10 (8.13%) Informatica
5 10 (8.13%) HP
6 9 (7.32%) IBM
7 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.88%) VMware
9 5 (4.07%) Sun
10 3 (2.44%) Veritas
10 3 (2.44%) BMC
10 3 (2.44%) CommVault
11 1 (0.81%) SAP
11 1 (0.81%) Cisco
11 1 (0.81%) Citrix
11 1 (0.81%) NetApp
11 1 (0.81%) Symantec
11 1 (0.81%) FatWire
11 1 (0.81%) Kalido