The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Consultant
Rank 312 318 221
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -97
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Consultant 347 296 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.57% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.61% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 133 197
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £439 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -48.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £62.65
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -48.12%

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
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
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 £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 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 Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Oracle Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -10 273 £450 +3.44% 39
London +26 135 £450 - 21
North West +12 35 £500 +17.64% 2
South East -37 33 £451 +16.25% 2
Cheshire - 24 £500 - 1
City of London +20 23 £475 +1.06% 6
Scotland 0 22 £413 +3.12% 2
Warrington - 22 £500 -
East of England -7 18 £450 +25.00% 1
South West -27 16 £450 +28.57% 2
Hampshire -18 13 £440 +23.50%
Glasgow +6 12 £413 +33.06% 2
Gloucestershire -8 12 £450 +5.88%
Manchester -8 9 £650 +52.94% 1
Yorkshire -13 9 £450 -4.25% 4
East Midlands -4 8 £505 +1.00%
West Midlands -7 7 £438 +65.09% 4
North East -36 7 £456 -13.12%
Cheltenham -10 6 £375 -
West Yorkshire -11 6 £450 -25.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -35 6 £492 -17.96%
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 6 £492 -17.96%
Bradford -2 3 - -
Berkshire -7 3 £425 +3.03% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £213 -
Reading +8 2 £425 +3.03%
Birmingham -6 2 £400 -
Surrey -9 2 £335 -40.44%
Solihull - 2 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 1 - -

Oracle Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 711 (100.00%) Oracle
2 326 (45.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 308 (43.32%) Finance
4 258 (36.29%) Oracle EBS
5 170 (23.91%) SQL
6 149 (20.96%) Oracle Payables
7 148 (20.82%) Oracle Receivables
8 133 (18.71%) Oracle General Ledger
9 118 (16.60%) PL/SQL
10 115 (16.17%) Oracle BI EE
11 104 (14.63%) Oracle Financials
12 97 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 94 (13.22%) Oracle Applications
14 90 (12.66%) Oracle Workflow
14 90 (12.66%) Workflow
15 82 (11.53%) Oracle Cash Management
16 79 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
17 77 (10.83%) Oracle Reports
17 77 (10.83%) SC Cleared
18 76 (10.69%) Oracle Fusion
19 73 (10.27%) Oracle Database
20 71 (9.99%) Oracle Assets
21 70 (9.85%) ERP
21 70 (9.85%) SOA
22 68 (9.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
23 66 (9.28%) CRM
24 65 (9.14%) Migration
25 61 (8.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
26 56 (7.88%) Cash Management
26 56 (7.88%) Retail

Oracle Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 90 (12.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 42 (5.91%) WebLogic
3 28 (3.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (2.95%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
6 13 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (0.42%) Apache
9 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.14%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.14%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.28%) MS Office
1 2 (0.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 326 (45.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 258 (36.29%) Oracle EBS
3 149 (20.96%) Oracle Payables
4 148 (20.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 133 (18.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 104 (14.63%) Oracle Financials
7 94 (13.22%) Oracle Applications
8 82 (11.53%) Oracle Cash Management
9 71 (9.99%) Oracle Assets
10 61 (8.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 51 (7.17%) Oracle iProcurement
12 42 (5.91%) Oracle Retail
13 39 (5.49%) Oracle BPM
14 36 (5.06%) Oracle Payroll
15 34 (4.78%) Oracle HRMS
15 34 (4.78%) Oracle 11i
16 32 (4.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 21 (2.95%) Oracle iRecruitment
18 20 (2.81%) Oracle FAH
19 19 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.25%) HTTP
2 14 (1.97%) HTTPS
3 11 (1.55%) Internet
4 10 (1.41%) SSL
5 3 (0.42%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
6 2 (0.28%) LDAP
6 2 (0.28%) DHCP
6 2 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.14%) SAN
7 1 (0.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (16.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 77 (10.83%) Oracle Reports
3 73 (10.27%) Oracle Database
4 68 (9.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 39 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (4.22%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
8 10 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.70%) Essbase
10 4 (0.56%) SQLPlus
10 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (0.28%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.28%) DataStage
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (6.61%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (1.97%) JIRA
3 8 (1.13%) JDeveloper
4 6 (0.84%) Toad
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.42%) ProC
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Developer 2000
6 1 (0.14%) ERwin
General
1 308 (43.32%) Finance
2 56 (7.88%) General Ledger
2 56 (7.88%) Retail
3 43 (6.05%) Manufacturing
4 30 (4.22%) Billing
5 19 (2.67%) Front Office
6 18 (2.53%) Back Office
7 16 (2.25%) Local Government
8 12 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.55%) Banking
10 7 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.42%) Advertising
11 3 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Marketing
12 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 2 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 53 (7.45%) Middleware
3 33 (4.64%) XML
4 28 (3.94%) WebCenter
5 18 (2.53%) DOM
6 16 (2.25%) JMS
7 14 (1.97%) JDBC
8 12 (1.69%) Web Services
9 11 (1.55%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (0.56%) Ajax
10 4 (0.56%) Spring
10 4 (0.56%) jQuery
10 4 (0.56%) J2EE
11 3 (0.42%) .NET
11 3 (0.42%) EDI
11 3 (0.42%) XSD
12 2 (0.28%) HTML
12 2 (0.28%) JSP
12 2 (0.28%) SOAP
12 2 (0.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (0.84%) Hedge funds
3 5 (0.70%) Data Integration
4 3 (0.42%) GIS
4 3 (0.42%) PKI
4 3 (0.42%) Replication
4 3 (0.42%) Data Structures
4 3 (0.42%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.28%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.28%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.28%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.14%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.14%) Social Media
6 1 (0.14%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.14%) EPoS
6 1 (0.14%) EFT
6 1 (0.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.23%) UNIX
2 14 (1.97%) Linux
3 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (0.98%) Solaris
5 5 (0.70%) Windows
6 2 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) HPUX
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (12.66%) Workflow
2 79 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (9.85%) SOA
3 70 (9.85%) ERP
4 66 (9.28%) CRM
5 65 (9.14%) Migration
6 56 (7.88%) Cash Management
7 50 (7.03%) E-business
8 37 (5.20%) Test Scripting
9 34 (4.78%) Data Migration
10 24 (3.38%) Procure-to-pay
11 22 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (3.09%) ETL
12 21 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (2.81%) Unit Testing
14 17 (2.39%) Logistics
14 17 (2.39%) Data Modelling
14 17 (2.39%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (2.11%) Revenue Management
16 14 (1.97%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 170 (23.91%) SQL
2 118 (16.60%) PL/SQL
3 21 (2.95%) Java
4 15 (2.11%) Python
4 15 (2.11%) Jython
4 15 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 15 (2.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.84%) R
7 4 (0.56%) Perl
8 3 (0.42%) C
8 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.28%) LINC
9 2 (0.28%) XPath
9 2 (0.28%) Groovy
9 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.28%) XQuery
10 1 (0.14%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.14%) SQR
10 1 (0.14%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 97 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 77 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.13%) Degree
6 3 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.42%) ACCA
7 2 (0.28%) OCP
7 2 (0.28%) RHCE
7 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.83%) QA
3 9 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.28%) vSphere
3 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.14%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 20 (2.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 19 (2.67%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.28%) SCCM
6 2 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 711 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (3.23%) SAP
3 15 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.69%) Remedy
5 11 (1.55%) Siebel
6 5 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.70%) HP
6 5 (0.70%) Informatica
7 4 (0.56%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.42%) Retek
8 3 (0.42%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.42%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.28%) Progress
9 2 (0.28%) IBM
9 2 (0.28%) EMC
9 2 (0.28%) Cognos
9 2 (0.28%) Sybase
9 2 (0.28%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.28%) Mercator
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