The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 295 211 242
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +31
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 363 453 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.38% 10.27% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 228 186
Average daily rate £413 £432 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £52.50 £23.39 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.45% +68.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £30.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +116.21%
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4916 4411 5566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 9.08% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2766 2257 2773
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 77 77
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £66.25 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -72 325 £415 -7.77% 66
London -44 138 £425 -15.00% 34
South East -24 76 £400 -3.03% 6
City of London -9 50 £525 - 11
Hampshire -9 49 £363 -12.12% 2
North West -17 33 £438 +2.94% 4
East of England -33 20 £400 -5.88% 3
Manchester -5 18 £470 +55.11% 3
Scotland -15 16 £355 -16.47% 5
South West -18 16 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -53 15 £418 +18.43% 2
Warrington +9 14 £397 -
Cheshire +4 14 £397 - 1
West Yorkshire -37 12 £418 +67.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 11 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 11 £425 +21.42% 1
Glasgow +18 10 £348 -18.23% 2
East Midlands -5 8 £425 +6.25% 1
North East -25 8 £375 -25.00% 3
Tyne and Wear -25 8 £375 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 8 £375 - 2
Surrey -9 6 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -23 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Bradford -2 5 £403 -10.55%
Cambridge -4 5 £400 -
Bristol -11 5 £425 - 3
Midlands +5 4 £425 -15.00% 1
Swindon -19 4 £450 +5.88%
Bedfordshire -22 4 £400 -15.78% 1
Northern Ireland +17 3 £380 -10.58% 1

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 692 (100.00%) Oracle
2 308 (44.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 294 (42.49%) Finance
4 239 (34.54%) SQL
5 180 (26.01%) Oracle Applications
6 172 (24.86%) PL/SQL
7 159 (22.98%) Security Cleared
8 158 (22.83%) Oracle Reports
9 141 (20.38%) SC Cleared
10 133 (19.22%) Oracle Payables
11 110 (15.90%) Oracle General Ledger
12 109 (15.75%) Oracle Receivables
13 107 (15.46%) UNIX
13 107 (15.46%) Workflow
14 105 (15.17%) Oracle Database
15 99 (14.31%) Oracle BI EE
16 89 (12.86%) Oracle Workflow
17 88 (12.72%) Oracle Forms
18 87 (12.57%) Oracle Financials
19 85 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
20 84 (12.14%) Migration
21 76 (10.98%) ERP
22 71 (10.26%) SOA
23 66 (9.54%) Oracle Database 11g
24 61 (8.82%) HP
25 60 (8.67%) CRM
25 60 (8.67%) Data Migration
26 58 (8.38%) Linux
27 55 (7.95%) HTML
27 55 (7.95%) Microsoft

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 89 (12.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 44 (6.36%) WebLogic
3 17 (2.46%) Apache
4 14 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (1.30%) Oracle UPK
5 9 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.29%) CICS
10 2 (0.29%) IIS
10 2 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.88%) MS Office
5 12 (1.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 308 (44.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 180 (26.01%) Oracle Applications
3 133 (19.22%) Oracle Payables
4 110 (15.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 109 (15.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 87 (12.57%) Oracle Financials
7 50 (7.23%) Oracle 11i
8 48 (6.94%) Oracle Assets
9 30 (4.34%) Oracle Cash Management
10 25 (3.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 24 (3.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 23 (3.32%) Oracle ERP
13 22 (3.18%) Oracle iProcurement
14 21 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 15 (2.17%) Oracle Payroll
16 11 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
17 9 (1.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
17 9 (1.30%) Oracle HRMS
18 8 (1.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
19 7 (1.01%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.01%) IaaS
1 7 (1.01%) PaaS
2 6 (0.87%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.91%) TCP/IP
2 27 (3.90%) HTTPS
3 19 (2.75%) SSL
4 17 (2.46%) Wireshark
5 16 (2.31%) DNS
6 14 (2.02%) WAN
7 13 (1.88%) SAN
7 13 (1.88%) HTTP
8 9 (1.30%) Internet
9 8 (1.16%) LAN
10 6 (0.87%) DHCP
11 5 (0.72%) NAS
11 5 (0.72%) VLAN
11 5 (0.72%) Firewall
11 5 (0.72%) VPN
12 2 (0.29%) FTP
12 2 (0.29%) LDAP
12 2 (0.29%) CTI
12 2 (0.29%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (22.83%) Oracle Reports
2 105 (15.17%) Oracle Database
3 99 (14.31%) Oracle BI EE
4 66 (9.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (5.49%) Oracle Discoverer
6 35 (5.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 30 (4.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (3.03%) SQLPlus
9 16 (2.31%) SQL Server
10 15 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
11 14 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (1.16%) MySQL
14 7 (1.01%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.01%) Big Data
14 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.87%) Oracle OWB
15 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 88 (12.72%) Oracle Forms
2 37 (5.35%) Toad
2 37 (5.35%) JDeveloper
3 15 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
4 14 (2.02%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (2.02%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.58%) Ant
6 3 (0.43%) ProC
7 2 (0.29%) JIRA
7 2 (0.29%) Subversion
8 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.14%) JConsole
General
1 294 (42.49%) Finance
2 34 (4.91%) Manufacturing
3 30 (4.34%) Retail
4 20 (2.89%) General Ledger
5 15 (2.17%) Local Government
6 13 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.45%) Banking
8 9 (1.30%) Legal
9 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.87%) Billing
11 5 (0.72%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.43%) Front Office
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Marketing
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 174 (25.14%) Consultant
2 154 (22.25%) Oracle Consultant
3 106 (15.32%) Developer
4 103 (14.88%) Analyst
5 82 (11.85%) Oracle Developer
6 70 (10.12%) DBA
7 66 (9.54%) Oracle DBA
8 49 (7.08%) Functional Consultant
9 47 (6.79%) Oracle Analyst
10 45 (6.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 38 (5.49%) Architect
12 36 (5.20%) Tester
13 31 (4.48%) Business Analyst
14 28 (4.05%) Project Manager
15 27 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
16 26 (3.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
16 26 (3.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
17 25 (3.61%) Oracle Technical Consultant
18 21 (3.03%) Support Analyst
18 21 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.95%) HTML
2 51 (7.37%) Middleware
3 49 (7.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 47 (6.79%) .NET
5 44 (6.36%) ASP.NET
5 44 (6.36%) JSP
6 43 (6.21%) XML
7 11 (1.59%) Web Services
8 9 (1.30%) WebCenter
8 9 (1.30%) XSLT
9 8 (1.16%) CSS
9 8 (1.16%) XHTML
9 8 (1.16%) Ajax
10 6 (0.87%) Java EE
11 4 (0.58%) SOAP
11 4 (0.58%) REST
12 3 (0.43%) jQuery
12 3 (0.43%) Dojo
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle ADF
12 3 (0.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.18%) Data Integration
2 20 (2.89%) Management Information System
2 20 (2.89%) Data Conversion
3 15 (2.17%) Reference Data
4 7 (1.01%) GIS
5 6 (0.87%) Replication
6 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.72%) CMDB
6 5 (0.72%) Clustering
6 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.58%) Data Extraction
7 4 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.43%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.29%) PKI
9 2 (0.29%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 107 (15.46%) UNIX
2 58 (8.38%) Linux
3 53 (7.66%) Windows
4 39 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (5.20%) Windows XP
5 36 (5.20%) Windows 2000
6 15 (2.17%) Solaris
7 7 (1.01%) VME
7 7 (1.01%) MVS
8 6 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.43%) CentOS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.29%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (15.46%) Workflow
2 85 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (12.14%) Migration
4 76 (10.98%) ERP
5 71 (10.26%) SOA
6 60 (8.67%) CRM
6 60 (8.67%) Data Migration
7 51 (7.37%) Project Management
8 48 (6.94%) Software Testing
8 48 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
9 44 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (6.36%) System Testing
10 43 (6.21%) Test Scripting
11 42 (6.07%) Service Delivery
12 41 (5.92%) ITIL
13 34 (4.91%) ETL
14 30 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (4.19%) Validation
16 28 (4.05%) E-business
17 26 (3.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (34.54%) SQL
2 172 (24.86%) PL/SQL
3 51 (7.37%) JavaScript
4 47 (6.79%) Java
5 40 (5.78%) Shell Script
6 21 (3.03%) R
7 14 (2.02%) C
8 9 (1.30%) Perl
9 7 (1.01%) Korn
10 6 (0.87%) C#
11 5 (0.72%) XQuery
12 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.58%) VBA
13 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.14%) Jython
14 1 (0.14%) VB
14 1 (0.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 159 (22.98%) Security Cleared
2 141 (20.38%) SC Cleared
3 44 (6.36%) ISTQB
4 33 (4.77%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.75%) Degree
6 12 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.16%) ISEB
9 7 (1.01%) OCP
10 6 (0.87%) PMP
10 6 (0.87%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.72%) RHCE
12 3 (0.43%) MCITP
12 3 (0.43%) MCSE
12 3 (0.43%) CCNA
12 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.29%) CIMA
13 2 (0.29%) ACCA
13 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.51%) SLA
2 20 (2.89%) QA
3 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (6.07%) Oracle RAC
2 26 (3.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (2.46%) Nmap
4 10 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.72%) XenApp
5 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.58%) NFS
6 4 (0.58%) vSphere
7 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.43%) Xen
7 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 38 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (3.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (2.89%) Data Guard
4 17 (2.46%) Nessus
5 5 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.29%) OpenView
6 2 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.29%) SCOM
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.14%) SCCM
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 692 (100.00%) Oracle
2 61 (8.82%) HP
3 55 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.62%) SAP
5 31 (4.48%) Informatica
6 15 (2.17%) Serena
7 14 (2.02%) Business Objects
7 14 (2.02%) Hyperion
8 11 (1.59%) Pegasus
9 9 (1.30%) VMware
9 9 (1.30%) IBM
9 9 (1.30%) Citrix
10 8 (1.16%) Cognos
11 7 (1.01%) ComArch
11 7 (1.01%) Remedy
12 6 (0.87%) ClickSoftware Technologies
13 5 (0.72%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.58%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.43%) Teradata
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