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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Apps Support
Rank 603 585 598
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Applications Support 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.014% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £315 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +142.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £315 £130
% change year-on-year
- +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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 10 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 16 September 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 -6 3 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
North East - - - -

Oracle Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 10 (83.33%) UNIX
4 9 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (41.67%) Workflow
7 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (33.33%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (33.33%) HP
8 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
9 3 (25.00%) QA
9 3 (25.00%) General Ledger

Oracle Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Liferay
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) WSDL
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Korn
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Wall Street Systems