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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Apps Support
Rank 584 571 575
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Applications Support 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.011%
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
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 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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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 0 6 £422 +29.80%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £422 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £422 -
North East - 3 £422 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Oracle Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) PL/SQL
4 12 (70.59%) UNIX
5 11 (64.71%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (58.82%) ITIL
7 9 (52.94%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (41.18%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (41.18%) Finance
8 7 (41.18%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (35.29%) .NET
9 6 (35.29%) C#
10 5 (29.41%) Java
10 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
10 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (29.41%) Workflow
10 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
10 5 (29.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma
10 5 (29.41%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
10 5 (29.41%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (23.53%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
11 4 (23.53%) InfoPath
11 4 (23.53%) Problem Management

Oracle Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (29.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (11.76%) Liferay
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.88%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) General Ledger
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
2 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Content Management
4 3 (17.65%) Cash Management
5 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) PL/SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) Korn
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Control-M
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) ION Trading
3 2 (11.76%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Wall Street Systems