The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Exadata 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 Exadata over the 3 months to 18 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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Exadata
Rank 544 491 544
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +53
Contract jobs citing Oracle Exadata 43 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.51% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 24
Average daily rate £513 £400 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -25.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £278 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £473 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £305 £550
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -44.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £72.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £72.50 -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

Oracle Exadata
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Exadata Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Exadata
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Exadata Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Exadata
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Exadata within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Exadata Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Exadata
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 Exadata within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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 -93 40 £550 +37.50% 12
London -28 32 £550 +37.50% 10
City of London -15 6 £513 +20.58% 8
South East -15 4 £400 - 2
Scotland -5 3 £475 -
Berkshire -7 3 £400 - 2
Docklands, London - 3 £590 -
South West -22 2 £260 -14.75%
Newbury -3 1 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £590 -
East of England - 1 - -
South Coast - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Altrincham - - - -

Oracle Exadata
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Exadata 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 Exadata.

1 121 (92.37%) Oracle
2 86 (65.65%) Oracle Database
3 51 (38.93%) Finance
4 42 (32.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 36 (27.48%) Linux
6 34 (25.95%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (23.66%) SQL
8 28 (21.37%) UNIX
9 27 (20.61%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (19.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 25 (19.08%) PL/SQL
11 22 (16.79%) Oracle RMAN
12 21 (16.03%) VMware
12 21 (16.03%) Solaris
12 21 (16.03%) Oracle ODI
13 17 (12.98%) Oracle Fusion
13 17 (12.98%) EMC
14 16 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (12.21%) Shell Script
14 16 (12.21%) SC Cleared
14 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
14 16 (12.21%) Analytics
15 15 (11.45%) Data Guard
15 15 (11.45%) XenApp
16 14 (10.69%) Oracle EBS
16 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (9.92%) HP
17 13 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling

Oracle Exadata
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Exadata 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 Exadata. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.76%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.76%) AquaLogic
4 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.29%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (2.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) SAN
1 9 (6.87%) Firewall
2 4 (3.05%) NAS
3 3 (2.29%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) LDAP
5 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (65.65%) Oracle Database
2 42 (32.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (19.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 21 (16.03%) Oracle ODI
5 16 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.58%) Essbase
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.05%) VLDB
10 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.29%) Big Data
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (1.53%) Star Schema
12 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) ERwin
2 4 (3.05%) Subversion
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.53%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Toad
4 1 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
General
1 51 (38.93%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Retail
3 8 (6.11%) Banking
4 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) DBA
2 43 (32.82%) Oracle DBA
3 36 (27.48%) Architect
4 16 (12.21%) Enterprise Architect
5 13 (9.92%) Administrator
5 13 (9.92%) Data Architect
6 10 (7.63%) Lead Architect
7 9 (6.87%) Designer
7 9 (6.87%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (6.11%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.34%) Consultant
9 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.58%) Developer
11 5 (3.82%) OBIEE Architect
11 5 (3.82%) Server Administrator
11 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Designer
11 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (3.82%) Development Manager
11 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (3.05%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (9.92%) Middleware
3 2 (1.53%) JRules
3 2 (1.53%) Spring
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (1.53%) REST
4 1 (0.76%) MapReduce
4 1 (0.76%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.76%) J2EE
4 1 (0.76%) Flash
4 1 (0.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle Exalytics
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Exalogic
3 5 (3.82%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (3.82%) Wiki
4 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.53%) Replication
5 2 (1.53%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.53%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.53%) Derivative
5 2 (1.53%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.76%) DTV
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.48%) Linux
2 28 (21.37%) UNIX
3 21 (16.03%) Solaris
4 13 (9.92%) Windows
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.11%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (4.58%) AIX
8 5 (3.82%) SUSE
9 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (12.21%) Analytics
3 13 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling
4 12 (9.16%) Project Management
5 11 (8.40%) SOA
6 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.87%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (6.87%) Data Analytics
6 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.11%) Database Tuning
7 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (5.34%) ITIL
9 6 (4.58%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.82%) Data Architecture
10 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.82%) ETL
10 5 (3.82%) RDF
11 4 (3.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.66%) SQL
2 25 (19.08%) PL/SQL
3 16 (12.21%) Shell Script
4 12 (9.16%) Perl
5 10 (7.63%) Java
6 5 (3.82%) Korn
7 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.53%) Python
8 2 (1.53%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) Degree
3 7 (5.34%) PMP
3 7 (5.34%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.29%) OCP
6 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
3 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (25.95%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (16.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (11.45%) XenApp
4 12 (9.16%) XenDesktop
5 9 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (3.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.29%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (11.45%) Data Guard
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.53%) Control-M
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Statspack
4 2 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 121 (92.37%) Oracle
2 21 (16.03%) VMware
3 17 (12.98%) EMC
4 13 (9.92%) HP
5 9 (6.87%) Veritas
6 8 (6.11%) Wyse
6 8 (6.11%) Juniper
6 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.11%) Cisco
7 6 (4.58%) Citrix
7 6 (4.58%) Hyperion
8 5 (3.82%) Cognos
8 5 (3.82%) Sun
8 5 (3.82%) Informatica
9 3 (2.29%) Sybase
9 3 (2.29%) Teradata
10 2 (1.53%) BMC
10 2 (1.53%) IBM
10 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.53%) Greenplum