The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle SCM 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 SCM over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Rank 585 566 572
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle SCM 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.098% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£450 £419 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -23.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £354 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £484 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5107 4550 5324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 8.90% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2641 2342 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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 75 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -43.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £44.94 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%

Oracle SCM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle SCM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle SCM
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle SCM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle SCM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle SCM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle SCM
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SCM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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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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 -3 5 £450 +7.46%
London +5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Oracle SCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle SCM 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 SCM.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) Procure-to-pay
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle ASCP
6 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
6 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Pegasus
9 2 (12.50%) ProC
9 2 (12.50%) ERP
9 2 (12.50%) SOA
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 2 (12.50%) E-business
9 2 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 1 (6.25%) Problem Management

Oracle SCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle SCM 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 SCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle ASCP
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ProC
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Consultant
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Process Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 6 (37.50%) Procure-to-pay
2 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) E-business
3 2 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Pegasus
4 1 (6.25%) HP
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