The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Apps Support
Rank 572 554 536
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Applications Support 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.009% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £225 £330
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Oracle Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications Support within the UK.

Oracle Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications Support
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications Support within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
England -21 4 £375 +15.38%
London -10 1 £375 +15.38%
Essex - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North East - - - -
South East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Oracle Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Applications Support in their job title 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 with Oracle Applications Support in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (11.11%) Toad
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Oracle Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Applications Support in their job title 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 with Oracle Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase