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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Apps Support
Rank 597 563 563
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Applications Support 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.015% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +111.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £130
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +142.30%
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
52738 47909 50224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33149 28976 28331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2109 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications Support within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Oracle Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 October 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 -35 4 £400 +45.45% 1
East of England - 2 £400 -
London -2 1 £300 +33.33%
North East - 1 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
South East - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Oracle Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (50.00%) Workflow
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (30.00%) Cash Management
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
7 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Sybase
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer

Oracle Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Korn
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) ION Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Wall Street Systems