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 29 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 572 524 509
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -15
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 34 55 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.48% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 47
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£445 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 - -

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
12018 11544 12124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.91% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7443 7141 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 £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQLPlus Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SQLPlus
Top 29 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 29 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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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 -37 34 £445 -1.11% 6
London +1 16 £429 -18.33% 2
South East -18 11 £450 +28.57% 2
Hampshire -10 10 £450 -
Havant 0 7 £450 -
City of London +12 6 £450 -2.43%
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Horsham - - - - 2
Ipswich - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Chelmsford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (96.30%) SQL
2 76 (93.83%) Oracle
3 59 (72.84%) PL/SQL
4 46 (56.79%) Oracle Database
5 32 (39.51%) Linux
6 28 (34.57%) Oracle Reports
6 28 (34.57%) Shell Script
7 24 (29.63%) Oracle EBS
7 24 (29.63%) Finance
7 24 (29.63%) WebLogic
7 24 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (28.40%) UNIX
9 22 (27.16%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (25.93%) Toad
10 21 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (23.46%) SOA
11 19 (23.46%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (23.46%) XML
11 19 (23.46%) Oracle Applications
12 17 (20.99%) Oracle Forms
13 16 (19.75%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (19.75%) Korn
14 15 (18.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 15 (18.52%) Windows
14 15 (18.52%) Perl
14 15 (18.52%) C
15 14 (17.28%) Middleware
15 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (17.28%) Workflow

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (29.63%) WebLogic
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (7.41%) Apache
3 6 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.70%) Confluence
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (23.46%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 9 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (2.47%) Siebel Analytics
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (1.23%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) SAN
1 6 (7.41%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) Kerberos
2 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.17%) DNS
2 5 (6.17%) LDAP
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) SSH
3 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (56.79%) Oracle Database
2 28 (34.57%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (23.46%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (16.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
5 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
6 10 (12.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (9.88%) RDBMS
8 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (4.94%) Data Mart
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (2.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Toad
2 17 (20.99%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (8.64%) JDeveloper
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (7.41%) Subversion
5 5 (6.17%) Maven
6 3 (3.70%) JIRA
6 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.70%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (3.70%) ERwin
6 3 (3.70%) Ant
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.23%) Hudson
8 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.23%) JMeter
8 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Legal
4 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Publishing
6 2 (2.47%) Military
6 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.47%) Retail
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) DBA
3 19 (23.46%) Oracle DBA
4 14 (17.28%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) Oracle Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) SQL DBA
8 6 (7.41%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 4 (4.94%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) XML
2 14 (17.28%) Middleware
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.94%) HTML
5 4 (4.94%) XSLT
6 3 (3.70%) CSS
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 3 (3.70%) WebCenter
6 3 (3.70%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) Ajax
6 3 (3.70%) REST
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.47%) MDX
7 2 (2.47%) WCF
7 2 (2.47%) WPF
7 2 (2.47%) HTML5
7 2 (2.47%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Replication
2 5 (6.17%) HACMP
3 4 (4.94%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.23%) DataPower
5 1 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Linux
2 23 (28.40%) UNIX
3 15 (18.52%) Windows
4 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.81%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (12.35%) AIX
6 9 (11.11%) Solaris
7 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (27.16%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (23.46%) SOA
4 14 (17.28%) Workflow
5 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
6 12 (14.81%) ETL
7 11 (13.58%) ITIL
7 11 (13.58%) Procure-to-pay
8 10 (12.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.64%) ERP
9 7 (8.64%) Scrum
10 6 (7.41%) Analytics
11 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (6.17%) High Availability
11 5 (6.17%) Document Management
11 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.17%) E-business
12 4 (4.94%) Data Security
12 4 (4.94%) Security Management
12 4 (4.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (96.30%) SQL
2 59 (72.84%) PL/SQL
3 28 (34.57%) Shell Script
4 16 (19.75%) Korn
5 15 (18.52%) Perl
5 15 (18.52%) C
6 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
7 9 (11.11%) Java
8 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
9 6 (7.41%) AWK
10 4 (4.94%) VBA
10 4 (4.94%) C#
11 3 (3.70%) C++
11 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.47%) Python
12 2 (2.47%) Uniface
13 1 (1.23%) Tcl
13 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (1.23%) XPath
13 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) OCP
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (19.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (7.41%) Xen
4 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.17%) vSphere
4 5 (6.17%) OCFS2
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (17.28%) Data Guard
3 7 (8.64%) Tivoli
4 6 (7.41%) Puppet
4 6 (7.41%) Cobbler
5 5 (6.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (93.83%) Oracle
2 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.58%) IBM
3 11 (13.58%) Sun
4 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.11%) Business Objects
5 7 (8.64%) HP
6 6 (7.41%) VMware
6 6 (7.41%) EMC
7 5 (6.17%) Informatica
7 5 (6.17%) NetApp
7 5 (6.17%) Dell
7 5 (6.17%) JBoss
8 3 (3.70%) GoldenSource
9 2 (2.47%) Siebel
9 2 (2.47%) Telerik
10 1 (1.23%) Northgate
10 1 (1.23%) Capita
10 1 (1.23%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.23%) Egenera
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