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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 192 234 263
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +29
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 569 416 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.30% 9.02% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 190 187
Average daily rate
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£433 £424 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £456
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.57%
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5036 4611 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 9.04% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2577 2362 2585
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 80 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +55 497 £433 +1.76% 79
London +88 206 £463 +2.77% 44
South East +8 98 £425 +7.59% 15
Hampshire +8 76 £425 - 7
City of London +38 51 £475 +5.55% 17
North West +4 39 £475 +25.70% 5
Gosport -4 38 £425 +21.42% 5
South West -23 35 £413 -2.94% 4
North East +3 33 £426 +42.00%
Scotland -14 32 £400 -3.03% 8
East of England -6 27 £425 +30.76% 3
Gloucestershire - 26 £475 - 1
Cheshire +19 24 £500 +23.23% 1
Glasgow +16 24 £400 -3.03% 7
Tyne and Wear +4 22 £426 +11.37%
Warrington -1 22 £500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 21 £426 +11.37%
East Midlands +14 14 £400 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -19 14 £425 -12.82% 3
Bedfordshire -9 12 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -29 11 £400 +33.33% 4
Cheltenham - 11 £406 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £388 +24.00% 1
Manchester -3 8 £400 +8.10%
Birmingham -2 7 £400 -20.00% 1
Cambridge +1 6 £370 +18.40%
West Yorkshire -29 6 £400 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +3 5 £448 -11.82% 2
Essex -1 5 £450 -
Southampton -4 5 £425 -12.82%

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 931 (100.00%) Oracle
2 415 (44.58%) Finance
3 387 (41.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 257 (27.60%) Security Cleared
5 252 (27.07%) SQL
6 224 (24.06%) SC Cleared
7 201 (21.59%) Oracle Applications
8 187 (20.09%) Oracle Reports
9 179 (19.23%) UNIX
10 174 (18.69%) PL/SQL
11 164 (17.62%) Oracle Payables
12 143 (15.36%) Oracle Database
13 138 (14.82%) Oracle Receivables
14 129 (13.86%) Oracle BI EE
14 129 (13.86%) ERP
14 129 (13.86%) HP
15 128 (13.75%) Oracle General Ledger
16 126 (13.53%) Workflow
17 123 (13.21%) Migration
18 119 (12.78%) Microsoft
19 118 (12.67%) SOA
20 108 (11.60%) ISTQB
21 107 (11.49%) HTML
22 106 (11.39%) Oracle Forms
22 106 (11.39%) CRM
23 105 (11.28%) JavaScript
24 104 (11.17%) Linux
24 104 (11.17%) Oracle Workflow
25 100 (10.74%) .NET
26 99 (10.63%) JSP

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 104 (11.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 84 (9.02%) WebLogic
3 30 (3.22%) WebSphere
4 26 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (1.40%) Apache
6 8 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.64%) Oracle UPK
8 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.54%) Oracle 10gAS
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.32%) IIS
12 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.21%) Confluence
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 39 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.44%) MS Visio
3 19 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.72%) MS Office
5 5 (0.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 387 (41.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 201 (21.59%) Oracle Applications
3 164 (17.62%) Oracle Payables
4 138 (14.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 128 (13.75%) Oracle General Ledger
6 99 (10.63%) Oracle Financials
7 77 (8.27%) Oracle 11i
8 58 (6.23%) Oracle Assets
9 42 (4.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 35 (3.76%) Oracle Cash Management
11 33 (3.54%) Oracle iProcurement
12 30 (3.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 25 (2.69%) Oracle Payroll
14 23 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
14 23 (2.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 20 (2.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 19 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
17 18 (1.93%) HFM
18 15 (1.61%) Oracle ASCP
19 13 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Taleo
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (8.59%) TCP/IP
2 46 (4.94%) HTTPS
3 41 (4.40%) SAN
4 34 (3.65%) HTTP
5 30 (3.22%) DNS
6 26 (2.79%) SSL
7 22 (2.36%) Wireshark
8 13 (1.40%) Internet
9 10 (1.07%) WAN
10 9 (0.97%) DHCP
11 8 (0.86%) FTP
12 6 (0.64%) VPN
12 6 (0.64%) Firewall
12 6 (0.64%) VLAN
13 5 (0.54%) LDAP
14 4 (0.43%) NAS
15 3 (0.32%) CTI
16 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
16 2 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
16 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (20.09%) Oracle Reports
2 143 (15.36%) Oracle Database
3 129 (13.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 71 (7.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 51 (5.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 44 (4.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 41 (4.40%) Oracle Discoverer
8 37 (3.97%) SQL Server
9 30 (3.22%) SQLPlus
10 27 (2.90%) Oracle Exadata
11 25 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
13 17 (1.83%) Essbase
14 16 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
15 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.07%) MySQL
17 8 (0.86%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.86%) Relational Database
18 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 106 (11.39%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (3.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 31 (3.33%) JDeveloper
4 29 (3.11%) Toad
4 29 (3.11%) LoadRunner
4 29 (3.11%) JIRA
5 19 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.32%) Ant
7 2 (0.21%) Subversion
7 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.21%) FishEye
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.11%) ProC
8 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
General
1 415 (44.58%) Finance
2 50 (5.37%) Manufacturing
3 48 (5.16%) General Ledger
4 34 (3.65%) Retail
5 24 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.47%) Billing
7 22 (2.36%) Banking
8 21 (2.26%) Local Government
9 14 (1.50%) Back Office
10 13 (1.40%) Front Office
10 13 (1.40%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.86%) Legal
12 6 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.54%) Marketing
14 2 (0.21%) Advertising
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) Electronics
14 2 (0.21%) French Language
14 2 (0.21%) Swedish Language
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 241 (25.89%) Consultant
2 203 (21.80%) Oracle Consultant
3 159 (17.08%) Analyst
4 119 (12.78%) Developer
5 96 (10.31%) Oracle Developer
6 83 (8.92%) Functional Consultant
7 76 (8.16%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 69 (7.41%) Architect
9 68 (7.30%) DBA
10 64 (6.87%) Oracle DBA
11 56 (6.02%) Test Analyst
12 55 (5.91%) Oracle Analyst
13 50 (5.37%) Project Manager
14 45 (4.83%) Business Analyst
15 38 (4.08%) Oracle Financials Consultant
16 33 (3.54%) Oracle Applications DBA
17 32 (3.44%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
17 32 (3.44%) Payroll Consultant
18 29 (3.11%) Tester
18 29 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (11.49%) HTML
2 100 (10.74%) .NET
3 99 (10.63%) JSP
4 97 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 78 (8.38%) Middleware
6 70 (7.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 64 (6.87%) XML
8 22 (2.36%) WebCenter
9 21 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (1.93%) Web Services
11 13 (1.40%) DOM
12 11 (1.18%) SOAP
12 11 (1.18%) EDI
12 11 (1.18%) REST
12 11 (1.18%) jQuery
13 10 (1.07%) JMS
14 9 (0.97%) Spring
15 8 (0.86%) Ajax
15 8 (0.86%) WSDL
15 8 (0.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (2.69%) Clustering
2 23 (2.47%) Hedge funds
3 19 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 19 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.29%) Reference Data
4 12 (1.29%) Data Extraction
5 9 (0.97%) Data Conversion
6 8 (0.86%) CMDB
6 8 (0.86%) Replication
7 5 (0.54%) NHS
7 5 (0.54%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.43%) PKI
9 3 (0.32%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.32%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.32%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.32%) LPAR
10 2 (0.21%) Social Media
10 2 (0.21%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 179 (19.23%) UNIX
2 104 (11.17%) Linux
3 73 (7.84%) Windows
4 48 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (4.83%) Windows 2000
5 45 (4.83%) Windows XP
6 22 (2.36%) SELinux
7 16 (1.72%) Solaris
8 14 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.18%) AIX
10 5 (0.54%) CentOS
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (13.86%) ERP
2 126 (13.53%) Workflow
3 123 (13.21%) Migration
4 118 (12.67%) SOA
5 106 (11.39%) CRM
6 87 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
7 80 (8.59%) Data Migration
8 73 (7.84%) Project Management
9 63 (6.77%) Test Scripting
10 56 (6.02%) ITIL
11 54 (5.80%) Software Testing
12 50 (5.37%) Knowledge Management
13 49 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (4.62%) Service Delivery
15 37 (3.97%) ETL
16 36 (3.87%) Change Management
16 36 (3.87%) System Testing
17 35 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
18 34 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
18 34 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 252 (27.07%) SQL
2 174 (18.69%) PL/SQL
3 105 (11.28%) JavaScript
4 52 (5.59%) Java
5 30 (3.22%) Shell Script
6 26 (2.79%) Bash Shell
7 24 (2.58%) Python
8 22 (2.36%) Ruby
9 15 (1.61%) C#
10 13 (1.40%) C
10 13 (1.40%) XQuery
10 13 (1.40%) R
11 10 (1.07%) VB
12 9 (0.97%) VBA
13 8 (0.86%) XPath
13 8 (0.86%) Groovy
14 7 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.64%) Perl
16 4 (0.43%) Korn
17 2 (0.21%) Jython
Qualifications
1 257 (27.60%) Security Cleared
2 224 (24.06%) SC Cleared
3 108 (11.60%) ISTQB
4 81 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 76 (8.16%) DV Cleared
6 29 (3.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 27 (2.90%) Degree
8 20 (2.15%) ISEB
9 19 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.86%) CCNA
12 8 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.86%) MCITP
13 7 (0.75%) RHCE
13 7 (0.75%) MCSE
13 7 (0.75%) OCP
14 5 (0.54%) CCNP
15 4 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.87%) SLA
2 40 (4.30%) QA
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 71 (7.63%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.36%) Nmap
5 17 (1.83%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.75%) vSphere
7 5 (0.54%) XenApp
7 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.43%) Xen
8 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.21%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.11%) RACF
10 1 (0.11%) Samba
10 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
10 1 (0.11%) ACF2
10 1 (0.11%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 62 (6.66%) HP Quality Center
2 51 (5.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 24 (2.58%) Puppet
3 24 (2.58%) Data Guard
4 22 (2.36%) Nessus
5 6 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (0.64%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.32%) SCCM
7 3 (0.32%) SCOM
8 2 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.11%) OpenView
9 1 (0.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 931 (100.00%) Oracle
2 129 (13.86%) HP
3 119 (12.78%) Microsoft
4 57 (6.12%) SAP
5 41 (4.40%) Hyperion
6 36 (3.87%) Remedy
7 35 (3.76%) VMware
8 32 (3.44%) IBM
8 32 (3.44%) Citrix
9 21 (2.26%) Informatica
10 20 (2.15%) Pegasus
11 16 (1.72%) Siebel
11 16 (1.72%) Serena
12 14 (1.50%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.40%) Business Objects
14 11 (1.18%) ComArch
15 7 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
15 7 (0.75%) NetApp
15 7 (0.75%) JD Edwards
16 6 (0.64%) Sage
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North Yorkshire
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £215 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
ARM Utilities
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Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thebes IT
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Talent International
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Talent International
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £215 per day
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