The first table below looks at the demand for the Oracle Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Solution Architect
Rank 556 549 577
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Solutions Architect 16 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.033% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.036% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £459 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £550 £440
% change year-on-year
-19.31% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

Oracle Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Oracle Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Solutions Architect 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 -7 12 £525 -4.54% 6
London +18 6 £475 -13.63% 4
South East -8 3 - - 1
Berkshire 0 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £363 -
Birmingham -6 1 - -
West Midlands -10 1 - -
Aldershot - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 2

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) SOA
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (17.39%) Matrix Management
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) SAP
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (13.04%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (13.04%) Retail Demand Forecasting
8 3 (13.04%) JDA
8 3 (13.04%) Retek
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Billing
8 3 (13.04%) BPEL
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (8.70%) Information Security
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
9 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) SailPoint
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) SOA
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 4 (17.39%) Matrix Management
5 3 (13.04%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (13.04%) Retail Demand Forecasting
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) BPEL
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) BPR
6 2 (8.70%) E-business
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) EAI
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) JDA
3 3 (13.04%) Retek
4 2 (8.70%) Primavera
4 2 (8.70%) Aveksa
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.35%) Siebel
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