The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 27 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5781 5554 6189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.40% 10.41% 10.54%
As % of the Vendors category 22.44% 22.21% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3281 3163 3396
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 87 97
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £51.00 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25763 25003 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.34% 46.85% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14425 13841 13899
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1121 1386
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +1 5091 £425 - 1043
London -1 2545 £470 -0.42% 474
South East +1 830 £375 - 168
City of London +1 628 £475 -1.29% 173
East of England +13 386 £400 +6.66% 83
Scotland +2 368 £400 +6.66% 55
North West +6 307 £350 -2.77% 107
Hampshire +1 304 £400 +3.22% 38
Yorkshire 0 261 £384 +18.07% 78
South West -8 218 £425 +11.84% 60
West Midlands +7 200 £350 -6.66% 34
West Yorkshire -3 186 £403 +26.17% 52
East Midlands +14 154 £378 +0.66% 27
Edinburgh +5 149 £425 +13.33% 17
Glasgow +3 141 £400 +21.21% 25
Buckinghamshire +6 131 £410 +21.48% 9
Surrey 0 131 £350 -6.66% 47
Berkshire -14 131 £395 -1.25% 36
Manchester +10 127 £325 -2.25% 54
Hertfordshire +6 119 £370 -15.42% 37
Milton Keynes +8 104 £410 +21.03% 3
North East 0 84 £350 -17.64% 5
Cambridgeshire +6 81 £400 +8.10% 26
Essex +16 80 £448 +13.65% 6
Leeds -10 80 £380 +16.92% 26
Wales +2 76 £375 +36.36% 25
Gosport +1 72 £450 +3.44% 2
Bedfordshire +17 71 £403 +15.00% 10
Cheshire -4 68 £440 +17.33% 35
Tyne and Wear -4 67 £350 -17.64% 4

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle 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.

1 4555 (41.32%) SQL
2 3072 (27.87%) Finance
3 2570 (23.31%) Oracle Database
4 2470 (22.41%) Java
5 2160 (19.59%) UNIX
6 1933 (17.53%) Linux
7 1852 (16.80%) PL/SQL
8 1799 (16.32%) SQL Server
9 1391 (12.62%) Windows
10 1250 (11.34%) .NET
11 1204 (10.92%) Banking
12 1191 (10.80%) Microsoft
13 1182 (10.72%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1141 (10.35%) Security Cleared
15 1122 (10.18%) XML
16 1078 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
17 985 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
18 978 (8.87%) Oracle EBS
19 971 (8.81%) Migration
20 963 (8.74%) ETL
21 932 (8.45%) HTML
22 928 (8.42%) Relational Database
23 905 (8.21%) Web Services
24 901 (8.17%) C#
25 889 (8.06%) JavaScript
26 866 (7.86%) SC Cleared
27 847 (7.68%) Oracle Reports
28 836 (7.58%) WebLogic
29 835 (7.57%) SOA
30 830 (7.53%) Oracle EBS R12

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 836 (7.58%) WebLogic
2 551 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 411 (3.73%) Apache
4 363 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 314 (2.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 258 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 206 (1.87%) SAS
8 200 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 190 (1.72%) IIS
10 164 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
11 162 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
12 120 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 102 (0.93%) CMS
14 99 (0.90%) MS Exchange
15 87 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
16 74 (0.67%) MQSeries
17 63 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 60 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
19 59 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
20 56 (0.51%) GlassFish
Applications
1 546 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 293 (2.66%) MS Office
3 152 (1.38%) MS Project
4 140 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 129 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 18 (0.16%) SPSS
9 14 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.082%) Mathematica
11 5 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.045%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.045%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.036%) Windchill
13 2 (0.018%) GIMP
13 2 (0.018%) Mingle
13 2 (0.018%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.009%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 978 (8.87%) Oracle EBS
2 830 (7.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 419 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
4 348 (3.16%) Oracle Payables
5 339 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
6 338 (3.07%) Oracle General Ledger
7 280 (2.54%) Oracle Financials
8 178 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
9 173 (1.57%) Oracle Assets
10 159 (1.44%) Oracle Retail
11 142 (1.29%) Oracle 11i
12 133 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
13 107 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
14 99 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
15 89 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
16 87 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 85 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
18 59 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 57 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
20 55 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (0.73%) SaaS
3 70 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (0.25%) PaaS
6 27 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.17%) IaaS
9 16 (0.15%) Office 365
10 14 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (0.12%) Taleo
12 12 (0.11%) GitHub
13 7 (0.063%) Force.com
14 5 (0.045%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.045%) Route 53
15 4 (0.036%) IBM SmartCloud
15 4 (0.036%) Heroku
15 4 (0.036%) Joyent
15 4 (0.036%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.027%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 363 (3.29%) SAN
2 263 (2.39%) HTTP
3 236 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 225 (2.04%) Firewall
5 194 (1.76%) LDAP
6 193 (1.75%) Internet
7 186 (1.69%) DNS
8 131 (1.19%) SSL
9 120 (1.09%) WAN
10 111 (1.01%) LAN
11 106 (0.96%) NAS
12 101 (0.92%) FTP
13 96 (0.87%) HTTPS
14 75 (0.68%) VPN
15 69 (0.63%) DHCP
16 56 (0.51%) SSH
17 50 (0.45%) Intranet
18 45 (0.41%) Network Security
19 40 (0.36%) SMTP
20 35 (0.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2570 (23.31%) Oracle Database
2 1799 (16.32%) SQL Server
3 1182 (10.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 985 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
5 928 (8.42%) Relational Database
6 847 (7.68%) Oracle Reports
7 585 (5.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 501 (4.54%) MySQL
9 479 (4.35%) RDBMS
10 437 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
11 342 (3.10%) DB2
12 340 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
13 314 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 304 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 227 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 170 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 148 (1.34%) PowerCenter
18 145 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
19 136 (1.23%) Big Data
20 135 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 410 (3.72%) Maven
2 384 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
3 367 (3.33%) Subversion
4 274 (2.49%) JIRA
5 256 (2.32%) JUnit
6 220 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 208 (1.89%) Ant
8 196 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 194 (1.76%) Jenkins
10 193 (1.75%) Eclipse
11 184 (1.67%) Selenium
12 176 (1.60%) Toad
13 175 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 145 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
15 121 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
16 93 (0.84%) LoadRunner
17 80 (0.73%) TeamCity
18 77 (0.70%) SoapUI
19 75 (0.68%) ClearCase
20 70 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 3072 (27.87%) Finance
2 1204 (10.92%) Banking
3 570 (5.17%) Retail
4 532 (4.83%) Investment Banking
5 378 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 332 (3.01%) Front Office
7 210 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 177 (1.61%) Marketing
9 154 (1.40%) Back Office
10 150 (1.36%) Billing
11 139 (1.26%) General Ledger
12 128 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 71 (0.64%) Advertising
14 65 (0.59%) Games
15 60 (0.54%) Publishing
16 59 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
17 53 (0.48%) Legal
18 40 (0.36%) Local Government
18 40 (0.36%) German Language
19 39 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3268 (29.64%) Developer
2 1551 (14.07%) Analyst
3 1228 (11.14%) Consultant
4 1107 (10.04%) Architect
5 779 (7.07%) Java Developer
6 698 (6.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 681 (6.18%) DBA
8 610 (5.53%) Oracle Developer
9 581 (5.27%) Project Manager
10 494 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
11 378 (3.43%) Business Analyst
12 377 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
13 336 (3.05%) Administrator
14 295 (2.68%) Test Analyst
15 283 (2.57%) Senior Developer
16 281 (2.55%) .NET Developer
17 253 (2.29%) Support Analyst
18 240 (2.18%) Tester
19 214 (1.94%) C# Developer
20 205 (1.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1250 (11.34%) .NET
2 1122 (10.18%) XML
3 932 (8.45%) HTML
4 905 (8.21%) Web Services
5 715 (6.49%) Spring
6 638 (5.79%) Middleware
7 637 (5.78%) J2EE
8 521 (4.73%) ASP.NET
9 490 (4.44%) CSS
10 484 (4.39%) Hibernate
11 430 (3.90%) JSP
12 372 (3.37%) SOAP
13 364 (3.30%) jQuery
14 343 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
15 265 (2.40%) XSLT
16 241 (2.19%) REST
17 229 (2.08%) JMS
18 209 (1.90%) Ajax
19 191 (1.73%) Java EE
20 189 (1.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 262 (2.38%) Data Integration
2 252 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 231 (2.10%) Open Source
4 225 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 221 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 205 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 197 (1.79%) Derivative
8 173 (1.57%) Clustering
9 163 (1.48%) Mainframe
10 161 (1.46%) Replication
11 153 (1.39%) Fixed Income
12 124 (1.12%) Credit Risk
13 96 (0.87%) Statistics
14 90 (0.82%) N-Tier
15 83 (0.75%) Equities
16 78 (0.71%) Mathematics
17 69 (0.63%) NHS
18 68 (0.62%) Hedge funds
19 65 (0.59%) Client/Server
20 64 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2160 (19.59%) UNIX
2 1933 (17.53%) Linux
3 1391 (12.62%) Windows
4 518 (4.70%) Solaris
5 400 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 274 (2.49%) AIX
7 219 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 186 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 115 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
10 109 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 98 (0.89%) HPUX
12 64 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 61 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 60 (0.54%) Windows 2000
15 54 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (0.43%) SUSE
17 33 (0.30%) SELinux
18 31 (0.28%) Android
18 31 (0.28%) CentOS
19 26 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1078 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
2 971 (8.81%) Migration
3 963 (8.74%) ETL
4 835 (7.57%) SOA
5 812 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
6 711 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 705 (6.40%) Project Management
8 648 (5.88%) Scrum
9 637 (5.78%) ITIL
10 614 (5.57%) ERP
11 599 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
12 548 (4.97%) CRM
13 531 (4.82%) OO
14 505 (4.58%) TDD
15 488 (4.43%) Data Migration
16 470 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 438 (3.97%) E-Commerce
18 434 (3.94%) Workflow
19 412 (3.74%) MVC
20 374 (3.39%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4555 (41.32%) SQL
2 2470 (22.41%) Java
3 1852 (16.80%) PL/SQL
4 901 (8.17%) C#
5 889 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 579 (5.25%) Shell Script
7 494 (4.48%) Perl
8 402 (3.65%) Python
9 317 (2.88%) VB
10 303 (2.75%) C++
11 257 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 226 (2.05%) C
13 201 (1.82%) PHP
14 196 (1.78%) Bash Shell
15 143 (1.30%) PowerShell
16 125 (1.13%) VBA
17 114 (1.03%) Korn
18 110 (1.00%) VB.NET
19 109 (0.99%) VBScript
20 100 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1141 (10.35%) Security Cleared
2 866 (7.86%) SC Cleared
3 553 (5.02%) Degree
4 349 (3.17%) ISTQB
5 237 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 206 (1.87%) ISEB
7 155 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 145 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 86 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 83 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 75 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 65 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
13 64 (0.58%) PMP
14 44 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 43 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
16 39 (0.35%) CISSP
17 38 (0.34%) CCNA
17 38 (0.34%) MCSE
18 34 (0.31%) Sun Certification
18 34 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (3.92%) QA
2 174 (1.58%) SLA
3 131 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 60 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 51 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 28 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.100%) Basel III
8 11 (0.100%) GPG13
9 9 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.073%) EMIR
10 8 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.063%) COBIT
12 6 (0.054%) GAAP
13 4 (0.036%) HL7
14 3 (0.027%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.027%) WCAG
14 3 (0.027%) TickIT
14 3 (0.027%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.027%) COREP
System Software
1 458 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
2 280 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 237 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 234 (2.12%) Active Directory
5 64 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 64 (0.58%) vSphere
6 48 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 45 (0.41%) NFS
8 37 (0.34%) vCloud
9 33 (0.30%) XenApp
10 30 (0.27%) Xen
11 28 (0.25%) Nmap
12 24 (0.22%) RHEV
13 21 (0.19%) XenServer
13 21 (0.19%) SRDF
14 20 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (0.15%) XenDesktop
15 16 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 16 (0.15%) KVM
15 16 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 283 (2.57%) Data Guard
2 237 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
3 197 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 159 (1.44%) Puppet
5 134 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 84 (0.76%) Control-M
7 73 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
8 52 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 44 (0.40%) SCCM
10 41 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 41 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 38 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
12 36 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
13 33 (0.30%) Nagios
14 32 (0.29%) SCOM
15 31 (0.28%) Nessus
16 28 (0.25%) OpenSSO
17 27 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
18 25 (0.23%) Backup Exec
18 25 (0.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1191 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 694 (6.30%) SAP
3 660 (5.99%) HP
4 631 (5.72%) IBM
5 460 (4.17%) VMware
6 441 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 419 (3.80%) Informatica
8 403 (3.66%) Sybase
9 393 (3.56%) JBoss
10 378 (3.43%) Business Objects
11 245 (2.22%) Cognos
12 227 (2.06%) Citrix
13 195 (1.77%) Siebel
13 195 (1.77%) Sun
14 186 (1.69%) Cisco
15 166 (1.51%) Hyperion
16 142 (1.29%) Remedy
17 141 (1.28%) EMC
18 134 (1.22%) TIBCO
19 123 (1.12%) ATG
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