The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Solution Architect
Rank 557 567 575
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Solutions Architect 39 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.028% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.031% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 10
Average daily rate
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£538 £520 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.36% +12.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £553 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £520 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

Oracle Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top 20 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 17 September 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 +4 38 £538 +3.36% 6
London +33 27 £550 +15.78% 2
City of London - 5 £575 - 1
Yorkshire +5 3 - -
West Yorkshire +3 3 - -
South East -6 3 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
North West - 1 £450 - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Woking - - - -

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (38.00%) Finance
4 16 (32.00%) Data Modelling
4 16 (32.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (26.00%) SOA
6 10 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 9 (18.00%) Reference Data
7 9 (18.00%) Data Integration
7 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (16.00%) Middleware
9 7 (14.00%) ERP
9 7 (14.00%) CRM
9 7 (14.00%) Retail
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (12.00%) Master Data Management
10 6 (12.00%) Demand Forecasting
10 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
10 6 (12.00%) Billing
10 6 (12.00%) Data Management
10 6 (12.00%) SAP
10 6 (12.00%) EAM
11 5 (10.00%) JDA
11 5 (10.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (8.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 4 (8.00%) Oracle TCA

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (6.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (32.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle TCA
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) QlikView
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Billing
4 3 (6.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Middleware
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (6.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Reference Data
1 9 (18.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.00%) PACS
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Data Modelling
2 13 (26.00%) SOA
3 10 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.00%) ERP
5 7 (14.00%) CRM
6 6 (12.00%) Master Data Management
6 6 (12.00%) Demand Forecasting
6 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (12.00%) Data Management
6 6 (12.00%) EAM
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.00%) BPEL
9 3 (6.00%) E-business
9 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 5 (10.00%) JDA
4 3 (6.00%) Retek
4 3 (6.00%) Hyperion
4 3 (6.00%) Primavera
5 2 (4.00%) Aveksa
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.00%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau