The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Apps Support
Rank 574 567 580
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Applications Support 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£422 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 14 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 23 July 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
England -10 6 £422 +29.80% 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £422 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £422 -
North East - 3 £422 -
South East - 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Oracle Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) PL/SQL
4 12 (66.67%) UNIX
5 11 (61.11%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (55.56%) ITIL
7 9 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (44.44%) Finance
8 8 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (38.89%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (38.89%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (33.33%) Workflow
10 6 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (33.33%) .NET
10 6 (33.33%) C#
11 5 (27.78%) Java
11 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
11 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
11 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
11 5 (27.78%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
11 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
11 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
11 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
11 5 (27.78%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
12 4 (22.22%) InfoPath
12 4 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement

Oracle Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Liferay
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) WSDL
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
3 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) Cash Management
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) PL/SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) Korn
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
1 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) ION Trading
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Wall Street Systems