The table below looks at the statistics for SQLPlus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQLPlus over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 576 531 528
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -3
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 30 61 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.52% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 45
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£450 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.22%
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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11908 11827 12278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.71% 22.39% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7507 7332 7010
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 197 322
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £15.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £44.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

SQLPlus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQLPlus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQLPlus
Daily Rate Trend

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

SQLPlus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQLPlus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SQLPlus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQLPlus
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SQLPlus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQLPlus
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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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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 -32 30 £450 - 5
London -8 14 £425 -5.55% 1
South East -7 9 £450 +28.57% 1
Hampshire +4 8 £450 -
Havant +3 6 £450 -
City of London +9 4 £475 +4.10%
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Horsham - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Reading - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus.

1 69 (95.83%) SQL
2 66 (91.67%) Oracle
3 51 (70.83%) PL/SQL
4 40 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 28 (38.89%) Linux
6 25 (34.72%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (34.72%) Shell Script
7 22 (30.56%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (29.17%) UNIX
9 20 (27.78%) WebLogic
9 20 (27.78%) Finance
10 19 (26.39%) Oracle EBS
10 19 (26.39%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (23.61%) Toad
12 17 (23.61%) XML
13 16 (22.22%) SOA
13 16 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
14 15 (20.83%) Korn
14 15 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (19.44%) Windows
15 14 (19.44%) Oracle RMAN
16 13 (18.06%) Data Guard
16 13 (18.06%) Perl
16 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
16 13 (18.06%) Data Modelling
16 13 (18.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 12 (16.67%) C
17 12 (16.67%) Middleware

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SQLPlus 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 SQLPlus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.17%) Confluence
6 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (2.78%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (1.39%) Academy Housing
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) SAN
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) Kerberos
2 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.94%) DNS
2 5 (6.94%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) SSH
3 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 25 (34.72%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
5 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
7 10 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (9.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
11 4 (5.56%) Data Mart
12 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (2.78%) MySQL
13 2 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Toad
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (8.33%) JDeveloper
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (6.94%) Subversion
4 5 (6.94%) Maven
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.17%) Ant
5 3 (4.17%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (4.17%) ERwin
6 1 (1.39%) JMeter
6 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Publishing
5 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.78%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (2.78%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) DBA
3 16 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (15.28%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.94%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) E-Business Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) XML
2 12 (16.67%) Middleware
3 6 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (5.56%) XSLT
5 3 (4.17%) HTML
5 3 (4.17%) Web Services
5 3 (4.17%) WebCenter
5 3 (4.17%) REST
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.78%) HTML5
6 2 (2.78%) Ajax
6 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.78%) MDX
6 2 (2.78%) WCF
6 2 (2.78%) WPF
6 2 (2.78%) jQuery
6 2 (2.78%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Replication
3 5 (6.94%) HACMP
4 4 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) DataPower
6 1 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Linux
2 21 (29.17%) UNIX
3 14 (19.44%) Windows
4 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (15.28%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (12.50%) AIX
6 9 (12.50%) Solaris
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (26.39%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (22.22%) SOA
4 13 (18.06%) Data Modelling
5 11 (15.28%) ETL
5 11 (15.28%) Workflow
6 9 (12.50%) ITIL
6 9 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
7 7 (9.72%) Scrum
8 6 (8.33%) ERP
8 6 (8.33%) Analytics
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (6.94%) Coaching
9 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.94%) Document Management
10 4 (5.56%) Migration
10 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.56%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 69 (95.83%) SQL
2 51 (70.83%) PL/SQL
3 25 (34.72%) Shell Script
4 15 (20.83%) Korn
5 13 (18.06%) Perl
6 12 (16.67%) C
7 11 (15.28%) Bash Shell
8 9 (12.50%) Java
9 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 6 (8.33%) AWK
10 4 (5.56%) VBA
10 4 (5.56%) C#
11 3 (4.17%) C++
12 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.78%) Python
12 2 (2.78%) Uniface
13 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (1.39%) XPath
13 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
1 2 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (8.33%) Xen
4 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.94%) vSphere
4 5 (6.94%) OCFS2
5 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (18.06%) Data Guard
2 7 (9.72%) Tivoli
3 6 (8.33%) Puppet
3 6 (8.33%) Cobbler
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (91.67%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 11 (15.28%) IBM
3 11 (15.28%) Sun
4 9 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 7 (9.72%) HP
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.33%) EMC
7 5 (6.94%) Informatica
7 5 (6.94%) VMware
7 5 (6.94%) NetApp
7 5 (6.94%) Dell
7 5 (6.94%) JBoss
8 3 (4.17%) GoldenSource
9 2 (2.78%) Siebel
9 2 (2.78%) Telerik
10 1 (1.39%) Veritas
10 1 (1.39%) JDA
10 1 (1.39%) Citrix
10 1 (1.39%) Cognos
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