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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Rank 567 559 583
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing Oracle SCM 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -16.25%
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
4949 4606 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.06% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2529 2361 2550
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 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £32.79 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -11.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £53.92 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%

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 9 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 22 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 -6 5 £450 +7.46% 2
London +17 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -

Oracle SCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Procure-to-pay
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle ASCP
7 3 (21.43%) Pegasus
7 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (14.29%) E-business
8 2 (14.29%) ProC
8 2 (14.29%) ERP
8 2 (14.29%) SOA
8 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials

Oracle SCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Manufacturing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ProC
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Consultant
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Functional Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Process Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Procure-to-pay
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-business
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Pegasus
4 1 (7.14%) HP