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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 195 240 259
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +19
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 581 403 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.79% 0.70%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.40% 8.82% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 175 198
Average daily rate
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£438 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £460
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.00
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5098 4568 5325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 8.94% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2638 2343 2593
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 76 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.25% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%

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 31 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 31 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 +62 506 £443 +5.04% 62
London +113 211 £475 +5.55% 32
South East +3 89 £425 +2.40% 7
Hampshire +14 69 £425 -6.59% 3
City of London +34 53 £475 +5.55% 9
Scotland -11 36 £400 - 4
North West +4 35 £475 +35.71% 4
South West -17 35 £413 -2.94% 6
Gosport -3 33 £425 -2.29% 1
North East +5 32 £426 +42.00% 4
Glasgow +18 28 £400 -3.03% 2
East of England -8 26 £425 +30.76% 3
Gloucestershire - 26 £475 - 1
East Midlands +21 22 £400 -20.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -1 22 £426 +11.37% 4
Cheshire +14 21 £500 +23.23% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 21 £426 +11.37% 2
West Midlands -16 20 £425 -12.82% 4
Warrington +1 19 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire -12 13 £425 -
Yorkshire -27 12 £400 +33.33% 1
Birmingham 0 11 £425 -15.00% 2
Cheltenham - 11 £406 - 1
Derbyshire +9 8 £475 -5.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £375 +20.00% 1
Manchester -11 7 £388 +19.23%
West Yorkshire -23 7 £400 +33.33%
Derby - 7 £475 - 1
Cambridge -9 6 £370 +18.40%
Midlands +9 5 £525 -

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 952 (100.00%) Oracle
2 424 (44.54%) Finance
3 402 (42.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 264 (27.73%) Security Cleared
5 247 (25.95%) SQL
6 230 (24.16%) SC Cleared
7 201 (21.11%) Oracle Applications
8 184 (19.33%) Oracle Reports
9 181 (19.01%) UNIX
10 176 (18.49%) Oracle Payables
11 175 (18.38%) PL/SQL
12 150 (15.76%) Oracle Receivables
13 140 (14.71%) Oracle Database
14 139 (14.60%) Oracle General Ledger
15 136 (14.29%) ERP
15 136 (14.29%) HP
16 134 (14.08%) Migration
17 132 (13.87%) Oracle BI EE
18 130 (13.66%) Microsoft
19 127 (13.34%) Workflow
20 120 (12.61%) SOA
21 115 (12.08%) ISTQB
22 113 (11.87%) HTML
23 111 (11.66%) JavaScript
24 106 (11.13%) .NET
24 106 (11.13%) Oracle Forms
25 105 (11.03%) JSP
25 105 (11.03%) Oracle Workflow
26 104 (10.92%) CRM
27 103 (10.82%) ASP.NET

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 105 (11.03%) Oracle Workflow
2 83 (8.72%) WebLogic
3 30 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 27 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (1.37%) Apache
6 9 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle UPK
9 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.53%) Oracle 10gAS
10 5 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.32%) IIS
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.21%) Confluence
12 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.11%) Documentum
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 40 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.99%) MS Visio
3 24 (2.52%) MS Office
4 19 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 402 (42.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 201 (21.11%) Oracle Applications
3 176 (18.49%) Oracle Payables
4 150 (15.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 139 (14.60%) Oracle General Ledger
6 99 (10.40%) Oracle Financials
7 80 (8.40%) Oracle 11i
8 66 (6.93%) Oracle Assets
9 47 (4.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 40 (4.20%) Oracle Cash Management
11 38 (3.99%) Oracle iProcurement
12 30 (3.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 27 (2.84%) Oracle Payroll
14 23 (2.42%) Oracle ERP
14 23 (2.42%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 19 (2.00%) HFM
15 19 (2.00%) Oracle CRM
16 15 (1.58%) Oracle ASCP
16 15 (1.58%) Oracle Retail
16 15 (1.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Taleo
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 47 (4.94%) HTTPS
3 44 (4.62%) SAN
4 34 (3.57%) HTTP
5 30 (3.15%) DNS
6 27 (2.84%) SSL
7 22 (2.31%) Wireshark
8 16 (1.68%) Internet
9 9 (0.95%) WAN
9 9 (0.95%) DHCP
10 8 (0.84%) FTP
11 6 (0.63%) VPN
11 6 (0.63%) Firewall
11 6 (0.63%) VLAN
12 5 (0.53%) LDAP
13 4 (0.42%) NAS
14 3 (0.32%) CTI
15 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
16 1 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (19.33%) Oracle Reports
2 140 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 132 (13.87%) Oracle BI EE
4 68 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 52 (5.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 44 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 38 (3.99%) Oracle Discoverer
8 37 (3.89%) SQL Server
9 30 (3.15%) SQLPlus
10 26 (2.73%) Oracle Exadata
11 25 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
13 17 (1.79%) Essbase
14 15 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
15 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.05%) MySQL
17 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.84%) Relational Database
18 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 106 (11.13%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (3.36%) Toad
2 32 (3.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 31 (3.26%) JDeveloper
4 30 (3.15%) JIRA
5 29 (3.05%) LoadRunner
6 19 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.32%) Ant
8 2 (0.21%) Subversion
8 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.21%) FishEye
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.11%) ProC
9 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
General
1 424 (44.54%) Finance
2 54 (5.67%) General Ledger
3 49 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 35 (3.68%) Retail
5 30 (3.15%) Billing
6 25 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.21%) Banking
7 21 (2.21%) Local Government
8 18 (1.89%) Back Office
9 17 (1.79%) Front Office
10 16 (1.68%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.84%) Legal
12 6 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.53%) Marketing
14 3 (0.32%) Swedish Language
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Electronics
16 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 255 (26.79%) Consultant
2 214 (22.48%) Oracle Consultant
3 160 (16.81%) Analyst
4 117 (12.29%) Developer
5 94 (9.87%) Oracle Developer
6 91 (9.56%) Functional Consultant
7 84 (8.82%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 76 (7.98%) Architect
9 64 (6.72%) DBA
10 60 (6.30%) Oracle DBA
11 58 (6.09%) Test Analyst
12 55 (5.78%) Oracle Analyst
13 54 (5.67%) Project Manager
14 46 (4.83%) Business Analyst
15 42 (4.41%) Oracle Financials Consultant
16 33 (3.47%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
16 33 (3.47%) Payroll Consultant
17 32 (3.36%) Oracle Applications DBA
17 32 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
18 30 (3.15%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (11.87%) HTML
2 106 (11.13%) .NET
3 105 (11.03%) JSP
4 103 (10.82%) ASP.NET
5 79 (8.30%) Middleware
6 72 (7.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 64 (6.72%) XML
8 23 (2.42%) WebCenter
9 21 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (1.89%) Web Services
11 17 (1.79%) DOM
12 11 (1.16%) SOAP
12 11 (1.16%) EDI
12 11 (1.16%) JMS
12 11 (1.16%) REST
12 11 (1.16%) jQuery
13 9 (0.95%) Spring
14 8 (0.84%) Ajax
14 8 (0.84%) WSDL
14 8 (0.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (2.63%) Clustering
2 24 (2.52%) Hedge funds
3 18 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 18 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.26%) Data Extraction
5 11 (1.16%) Reference Data
6 8 (0.84%) CMDB
6 8 (0.84%) Replication
7 7 (0.74%) Data Conversion
8 5 (0.53%) NHS
8 5 (0.53%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.32%) LPAR
10 3 (0.32%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.32%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.32%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.32%) PKI
10 3 (0.32%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.21%) Social Media
11 2 (0.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 181 (19.01%) UNIX
2 102 (10.71%) Linux
3 73 (7.67%) Windows
4 48 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (4.73%) Windows 2000
5 45 (4.73%) Windows XP
6 22 (2.31%) SELinux
7 14 (1.47%) Solaris
7 14 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.16%) AIX
9 5 (0.53%) CentOS
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (14.29%) ERP
2 134 (14.08%) Migration
3 127 (13.34%) Workflow
4 120 (12.61%) SOA
5 104 (10.92%) CRM
6 91 (9.56%) Data Migration
7 90 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (7.98%) Project Management
9 65 (6.83%) Test Scripting
10 55 (5.78%) Knowledge Management
11 54 (5.67%) Software Testing
11 54 (5.67%) ITIL
12 52 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (4.41%) Change Management
14 39 (4.10%) Service Delivery
15 38 (3.99%) ETL
16 34 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
17 33 (3.47%) System Testing
17 33 (3.47%) Test Strategy
18 31 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 247 (25.95%) SQL
2 175 (18.38%) PL/SQL
3 111 (11.66%) JavaScript
4 51 (5.36%) Java
5 29 (3.05%) Shell Script
6 27 (2.84%) Bash Shell
7 25 (2.63%) Python
8 22 (2.31%) Ruby
9 15 (1.58%) C#
9 15 (1.58%) R
10 13 (1.37%) C
10 13 (1.37%) XQuery
11 10 (1.05%) VB
12 9 (0.95%) VBA
13 8 (0.84%) XPath
13 8 (0.84%) Groovy
14 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.63%) Perl
16 4 (0.42%) Korn
17 3 (0.32%) Jython
Qualifications
1 264 (27.73%) Security Cleared
2 230 (24.16%) SC Cleared
3 115 (12.08%) ISTQB
4 84 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 78 (8.19%) DV Cleared
6 33 (3.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 27 (2.84%) Degree
8 23 (2.42%) ISEB
9 19 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.84%) CCNA
12 8 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.84%) MCITP
13 7 (0.74%) RHCE
13 7 (0.74%) MCSE
13 7 (0.74%) OCP
14 5 (0.53%) CCNP
15 4 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.72%) SLA
2 39 (4.10%) QA
3 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 70 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (2.31%) Nmap
4 16 (1.68%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.74%) vSphere
6 5 (0.53%) XenApp
6 5 (0.53%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.42%) Xen
7 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.21%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.11%) RACF
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) ACF2
9 1 (0.11%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 66 (6.93%) HP Quality Center
2 52 (5.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 24 (2.52%) Puppet
4 23 (2.42%) Data Guard
5 22 (2.31%) Nessus
6 7 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.32%) SCCM
9 3 (0.32%) SCOM
10 2 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.11%) OpenView
11 1 (0.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 952 (100.00%) Oracle
2 136 (14.29%) HP
3 130 (13.66%) Microsoft
4 61 (6.41%) SAP
5 41 (4.31%) Hyperion
6 37 (3.89%) Remedy
7 35 (3.68%) VMware
7 35 (3.68%) Citrix
8 32 (3.36%) IBM
9 22 (2.31%) Informatica
9 22 (2.31%) Pegasus
10 17 (1.79%) Siebel
11 16 (1.68%) Serena
12 14 (1.47%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.16%) Business Objects
13 11 (1.16%) ComArch
14 8 (0.84%) JD Edwards
14 8 (0.84%) JDA
15 7 (0.74%) NetApp
15 7 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago