The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle EBS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle EBS over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 196 243 266
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +23
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 587 422 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 0.80% 0.70%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.35% 9.14% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 177 194
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£450 £413 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £259 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5170 4617 5342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.18% 8.80% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2695 2424 2601
Average daily rate £450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 82 64
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

Oracle EBS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle EBS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle EBS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle EBS within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle EBS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle EBS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle EBS
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 EBS within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 +56 505 £450 +8.43% 65
London +92 218 £475 +5.55% 33
South East -14 78 £425 -0.29% 14
Hampshire +6 61 £428 -3.38% 8
City of London +43 52 £475 +5.55% 9
Scotland -1 47 £340 -15.00% 5
South West -17 39 £425 - 2
North West +11 38 £500 +42.85% 2
Gosport -1 34 £433 -0.57% 3
Glasgow +17 32 £358 -10.62% 2
North East -1 31 £426 +0.23% 1
Gloucestershire - 30 £500 -
East of England -8 29 £425 +41.66% 6
East Midlands +25 22 £425 - 1
Cheshire +17 21 £560 +38.02% 1
West Midlands -9 21 £425 -5.55% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 20 £433 -3.77% 1
Warrington +3 19 £560 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 19 £426 -5.33% 1
Bedfordshire -6 14 £425 -
Birmingham +3 13 £425 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire -17 13 £425 +41.66% 4
Cheltenham - 13 £406 -
Derbyshire - 10 £475 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 9 £370 +18.40% 2
West Yorkshire -15 8 £400 +33.33% 3
Derby - 8 £475 -
Cambridge -11 6 £365 +16.80% 1
Manchester -15 6 £500 +56.25% 1
Midlands +6 5 £525 +40.00%

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle EBS also 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 that cited Oracle EBS.

1 955 (100.00%) Oracle
2 426 (44.61%) Finance
3 405 (42.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 267 (27.96%) Security Cleared
5 234 (24.50%) SQL
5 234 (24.50%) SC Cleared
6 195 (20.42%) Oracle Applications
7 174 (18.22%) UNIX
8 168 (17.59%) Oracle Payables
9 165 (17.28%) Oracle Reports
10 157 (16.44%) PL/SQL
11 156 (16.34%) Oracle Receivables
12 150 (15.71%) Oracle General Ledger
13 147 (15.39%) HP
14 144 (15.08%) Migration
15 141 (14.76%) Oracle Database
16 134 (14.03%) ERP
17 130 (13.61%) Oracle BI EE
18 129 (13.51%) Microsoft
19 122 (12.77%) ISTQB
20 118 (12.36%) SOA
21 115 (12.04%) .NET
22 114 (11.94%) HTML
22 114 (11.94%) Workflow
23 113 (11.83%) JavaScript
24 112 (11.73%) JSP
25 110 (11.52%) ASP.NET
26 99 (10.37%) Data Migration
27 98 (10.26%) CRM
28 97 (10.16%) Oracle Workflow

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle EBS also 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 that cited Oracle EBS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 97 (10.16%) Oracle Workflow
2 83 (8.69%) WebLogic
3 31 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 28 (2.93%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.68%) Apache
6 15 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
8 9 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.84%) Oracle 10gAS
10 7 (0.73%) Oracle UPK
10 7 (0.73%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.42%) IIS
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.21%) Confluence
14 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.10%) Documentum
15 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (3.14%) MS Visio
2 29 (3.04%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.72%) MS Office
4 8 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 405 (42.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 195 (20.42%) Oracle Applications
3 168 (17.59%) Oracle Payables
4 156 (16.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 150 (15.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 93 (9.74%) Oracle Financials
7 78 (8.17%) Oracle 11i
7 78 (8.17%) Oracle Assets
8 56 (5.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 50 (5.24%) Oracle iProcurement
10 44 (4.61%) Oracle Cash Management
11 30 (3.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 29 (3.04%) Oracle Payroll
13 23 (2.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 22 (2.30%) Oracle ERP
15 19 (1.99%) Oracle CRM
15 19 (1.99%) HFM
16 17 (1.78%) Oracle FAH
16 17 (1.78%) Oracle Retail
17 16 (1.68%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.63%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Taleo
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (8.80%) TCP/IP
2 50 (5.24%) HTTPS
3 49 (5.13%) SAN
4 40 (4.19%) HTTP
5 30 (3.14%) SSL
5 30 (3.14%) DNS
6 19 (1.99%) Wireshark
7 13 (1.36%) Internet
8 9 (0.94%) DHCP
9 8 (0.84%) FTP
9 8 (0.84%) WAN
10 6 (0.63%) Firewall
10 6 (0.63%) VLAN
10 6 (0.63%) VPN
11 5 (0.52%) LDAP
12 4 (0.42%) NAS
13 2 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.10%) OpenLDAP
14 1 (0.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (17.28%) Oracle Reports
2 141 (14.76%) Oracle Database
3 130 (13.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 71 (7.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 57 (5.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 39 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 38 (3.98%) SQL Server
8 32 (3.35%) Oracle Discoverer
9 30 (3.14%) Oracle ODI
10 27 (2.83%) SQLPlus
11 25 (2.62%) Oracle Exadata
12 23 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.78%) Essbase
14 15 (1.57%) Oracle9i Database
15 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.05%) MySQL
17 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (0.73%) MS Access
19 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
19 6 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 92 (9.63%) Oracle Forms
2 35 (3.66%) JIRA
3 32 (3.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 27 (2.83%) LoadRunner
5 21 (2.20%) Toad
6 16 (1.68%) JDeveloper
7 8 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.31%) Ant
9 2 (0.21%) Subversion
9 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.21%) FishEye
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.10%) ProC
10 1 (0.10%) TestDirector
General
1 426 (44.61%) Finance
2 69 (7.23%) General Ledger
3 56 (5.86%) Manufacturing
4 36 (3.77%) Billing
5 34 (3.56%) Retail
6 30 (3.14%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.30%) Front Office
7 22 (2.30%) Back Office
7 22 (2.30%) Banking
7 22 (2.30%) Local Government
8 14 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.05%) Legal
10 6 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.52%) Marketing
12 3 (0.31%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Electronics
14 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 275 (28.80%) Consultant
2 226 (23.66%) Oracle Consultant
3 159 (16.65%) Analyst
4 110 (11.52%) Developer
5 100 (10.47%) Functional Consultant
6 92 (9.63%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 88 (9.21%) Oracle Developer
8 87 (9.11%) Architect
9 63 (6.60%) Test Analyst
10 61 (6.39%) DBA
11 57 (5.97%) Oracle DBA
12 52 (5.45%) Project Manager
13 51 (5.34%) Oracle Analyst
14 44 (4.61%) Business Analyst
15 38 (3.98%) Oracle Financials Consultant
16 36 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
17 34 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
18 30 (3.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
18 30 (3.14%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
18 30 (3.14%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (12.04%) .NET
2 114 (11.94%) HTML
3 112 (11.73%) JSP
4 110 (11.52%) ASP.NET
5 82 (8.59%) Middleware
6 70 (7.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 51 (5.34%) XML
8 25 (2.62%) WebCenter
9 21 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 20 (2.09%) DOM
11 17 (1.78%) JMS
12 14 (1.47%) Web Services
13 11 (1.15%) EDI
14 9 (0.94%) Spring
14 9 (0.94%) JDBC
14 9 (0.94%) SOAP
14 9 (0.94%) REST
14 9 (0.94%) jQuery
15 8 (0.84%) XSD
15 8 (0.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.04%) Hedge funds
2 25 (2.62%) Clustering
3 21 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.09%) Data Integration
5 16 (1.68%) Reference Data
6 12 (1.26%) Data Extraction
7 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.84%) Data Conversion
8 8 (0.84%) Replication
9 7 (0.73%) CMDB
10 5 (0.52%) NHS
11 4 (0.42%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.31%) LPAR
12 3 (0.31%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.31%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.31%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.31%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.31%) PKI
13 2 (0.21%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 174 (18.22%) UNIX
2 93 (9.74%) Linux
3 79 (8.27%) Windows
4 45 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (4.40%) Windows 2000
5 42 (4.40%) Windows XP
6 22 (2.30%) SELinux
7 14 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.15%) AIX
8 11 (1.15%) Solaris
9 5 (0.52%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (15.08%) Migration
2 134 (14.03%) ERP
3 118 (12.36%) SOA
4 114 (11.94%) Workflow
5 99 (10.37%) Data Migration
6 98 (10.26%) CRM
7 94 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
8 77 (8.06%) Project Management
9 70 (7.33%) Test Scripting
10 61 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (6.18%) Knowledge Management
12 50 (5.24%) Software Testing
13 47 (4.92%) ITIL
14 37 (3.87%) Configuration Management
15 36 (3.77%) ETL
16 35 (3.66%) Change Management
17 33 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
18 32 (3.35%) Test Strategy
19 30 (3.14%) Procure-to-pay
20 29 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 234 (24.50%) SQL
2 157 (16.44%) PL/SQL
3 113 (11.83%) JavaScript
4 42 (4.40%) Java
5 34 (3.56%) Bash Shell
6 32 (3.35%) Python
7 22 (2.30%) Ruby
8 18 (1.88%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.68%) C#
10 15 (1.57%) R
11 13 (1.36%) C
12 12 (1.26%) VB
13 10 (1.05%) VBA
14 9 (0.94%) Jython
14 9 (0.94%) XQuery
14 9 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 8 (0.84%) XPath
15 8 (0.84%) Groovy
16 7 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 267 (27.96%) Security Cleared
2 234 (24.50%) SC Cleared
3 122 (12.77%) ISTQB
4 84 (8.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 80 (8.38%) DV Cleared
6 40 (4.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 25 (2.62%) ISEB
8 20 (2.09%) Degree
9 19 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.84%) CCNA
13 8 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.73%) RHCE
14 7 (0.73%) MCITP
14 7 (0.73%) MCSE
15 5 (0.52%) CCNP
15 5 (0.52%) OCP
16 3 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.87%) SLA
2 34 (3.56%) QA
3 9 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) COSO
System Software
1 69 (7.23%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 19 (1.99%) Nmap
5 17 (1.78%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.73%) vSphere
7 5 (0.52%) XenApp
7 5 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.42%) Xen
8 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.21%) NFS
9 2 (0.21%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.10%) RACF
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) vCloud
10 1 (0.10%) ACF2
10 1 (0.10%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 68 (7.12%) HP Quality Center
2 55 (5.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 24 (2.51%) Puppet
4 21 (2.20%) Data Guard
5 19 (1.99%) Nessus
6 13 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.31%) SCCM
9 3 (0.31%) SCOM
10 2 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.10%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.10%) OpenView
11 1 (0.10%) OVSD
Vendors
1 955 (100.00%) Oracle
2 147 (15.39%) HP
3 129 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 61 (6.39%) SAP
5 42 (4.40%) Remedy
6 40 (4.19%) Citrix
6 40 (4.19%) Hyperion
7 35 (3.66%) VMware
8 32 (3.35%) IBM
9 23 (2.41%) Siebel
10 21 (2.20%) Informatica
11 19 (1.99%) Pegasus
12 14 (1.47%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.15%) Business Objects
14 10 (1.05%) ComArch
15 8 (0.84%) JDA
16 7 (0.73%) NetApp
16 7 (0.73%) Sage
16 7 (0.73%) Primavera
17 6 (0.63%) JD Edwards
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