The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 538 473 520
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +47
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 49 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.14% 0.099%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.63% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 33
Average daily rate £419 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £310 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11882 10245 11884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 21.48% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7503 6192 6760
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 205 246
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 24 April 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 30 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -59 48 £419 -11.84% 2
South East +11 19 £445 +25.08%
Hampshire +19 16 £445 +25.08%
London -40 16 £406 -16.45% 1
City of London -9 7 - - 1
East of England - 4 £425 -
West Yorkshire -12 2 £500 -
Yorkshire -13 2 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £350 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 2 £350 - 1
South West -19 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £365 -
Essex - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £365 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Dorset - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 96 (96.00%) SQL
2 94 (94.00%) Oracle
3 57 (57.00%) PL/SQL
4 56 (56.00%) Oracle Database
5 34 (34.00%) Finance
6 31 (31.00%) Linux
7 27 (27.00%) UNIX
8 25 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 24 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (24.00%) Toad
10 23 (23.00%) Shell Script
11 22 (22.00%) Oracle EBS
12 20 (20.00%) WebLogic
12 20 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (19.00%) RDBMS
14 17 (17.00%) Windows
14 17 (17.00%) Java
15 16 (16.00%) Solaris
15 16 (16.00%) ITIL
15 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (16.00%) Oracle Applications
16 15 (15.00%) Banking
16 15 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 15 (15.00%) SOA
16 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.00%) Perl
17 14 (14.00%) Oracle Forms
17 14 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (14.00%) Business Analysis

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.00%) Confluence
5 3 (3.00%) Apache
5 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (22.00%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (16.00%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) LDAP
1 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.00%) FTP
2 5 (5.00%) SSH
3 2 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (1.00%) Firewall
4 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.00%) NAS
4 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (56.00%) Oracle Database
2 25 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 24 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (19.00%) RDBMS
6 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 14 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (11.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (7.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 4 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (4.00%) QlikView
15 3 (3.00%) Oracle OWB
15 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (24.00%) Toad
2 14 (14.00%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (6.00%) Subversion
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.00%) Maven
4 5 (5.00%) JIRA
4 5 (5.00%) MSI
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.00%) JDeveloper
6 3 (3.00%) Ant
7 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (2.00%) Hudson
8 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Banking
3 11 (11.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.00%) Back Office
5 6 (6.00%) Legal
6 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.00%) Financial Institution
7 4 (4.00%) Front Office
7 4 (4.00%) Publishing
8 3 (3.00%) Military
9 2 (2.00%) Retail
9 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Developer
2 21 (21.00%) Analyst
3 18 (18.00%) DBA
3 18 (18.00%) Oracle Developer
4 17 (17.00%) Oracle DBA
5 12 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Consultant
7 7 (7.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 5 (5.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Release Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) XML
2 12 (12.00%) Middleware
3 9 (9.00%) HTML
3 9 (9.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (6.00%) jQuery
4 6 (6.00%) CSS
4 6 (6.00%) Ajax
5 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.00%) .NET
6 4 (4.00%) XSLT
6 4 (4.00%) Web Services
6 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.00%) WCF
6 4 (4.00%) WPF
6 4 (4.00%) HTML5
6 4 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.00%) REST
7 2 (2.00%) XML Messaging
7 2 (2.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Replication
2 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) Wiki
3 3 (3.00%) NHS
3 3 (3.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.00%) Informatics
5 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.00%) HACMP
5 1 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.00%) Linux
2 27 (27.00%) UNIX
3 17 (17.00%) Windows
4 16 (16.00%) Solaris
5 6 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.00%) AIX
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.00%) SOA
3 14 (14.00%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (11.00%) Workflow
4 11 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.00%) Scrum
6 8 (8.00%) High Availability
6 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (8.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 6 (6.00%) E-business
7 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.00%) ERP
8 5 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.00%) BCP
8 5 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 96 (96.00%) SQL
2 57 (57.00%) PL/SQL
3 23 (23.00%) Shell Script
4 17 (17.00%) Java
5 14 (14.00%) Korn
5 14 (14.00%) Perl
6 8 (8.00%) C
7 7 (7.00%) C#
7 7 (7.00%) Python
8 6 (6.00%) AWK
8 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.00%) VB
8 6 (6.00%) VBA
8 6 (6.00%) sed
9 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.00%) C++
11 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.00%) Uniface
13 1 (1.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) OCP
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (13.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (6.00%) NFS
4 3 (3.00%) Xen
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.00%) vSphere
6 1 (1.00%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (9.00%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.00%) Puppet
4 3 (3.00%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.00%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.00%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 94 (94.00%) Oracle
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) HP
4 5 (5.00%) BMC
4 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.00%) Remedy
4 5 (5.00%) Opsware
4 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.00%) IBM
5 4 (4.00%) Telerik
5 4 (4.00%) GoldenSource
5 4 (4.00%) Sun
6 3 (3.00%) VMware
7 2 (2.00%) Serena
7 2 (2.00%) CA
7 2 (2.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.00%) JBoss
7 2 (2.00%) EMC
7 2 (2.00%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.00%) Northgate
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