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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 575 513 484
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -29
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 33 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 24
Average daily rate
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£385 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £705 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £290 £375
% change year-on-year
+32.75% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%

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
11586 11759 11025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 22.75% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7717 7232 6683
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 273 274
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £13.74 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 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 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 18 December 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 -55 30 £385 -14.44%
South East -33 14 £428 +67.64%
Hampshire -13 12 £428 -
Havant 0 7 £463 -
London -11 6 £366 -18.61%
City of London -4 3 - -
East of England -5 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Horsham - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 62 (96.88%) SQL
2 61 (95.31%) Oracle
3 52 (81.25%) PL/SQL
4 41 (64.06%) Oracle Database
5 24 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (35.94%) Linux
6 23 (35.94%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (35.94%) WebLogic
7 21 (32.81%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (32.81%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (32.81%) Toad
7 21 (32.81%) Shell Script
8 20 (31.25%) Relational Database
9 19 (29.69%) Data Guard
9 19 (29.69%) Oracle RMAN
9 19 (29.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.56%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (23.44%) Korn
12 15 (23.44%) Replication
13 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
13 14 (21.88%) UNIX
14 13 (20.31%) Perl
15 12 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 12 (18.75%) ETL
15 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
16 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
16 11 (17.19%) Data Modelling
16 11 (17.19%) SOA

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (35.94%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.38%) JBoss
3 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.81%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.56%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) Kerberos
2 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) SSH
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) Oracle Database
2 23 (35.94%) Oracle Reports
3 20 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 19 (29.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
5 17 (26.56%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
8 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (15.63%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (10.94%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (6.25%) DB2
12 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (6.25%) Data Mart
13 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Toad
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (9.38%) Subversion
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (4.69%) Maven
5 3 (4.69%) ERwin
5 3 (4.69%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (4.69%) Ant
6 2 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.56%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) DBA
2 23 (35.94%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (26.56%) Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (15.63%) SQL DBA
6 6 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Tester
10 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Middleware
1 9 (14.06%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.69%) WebCenter
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.13%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.13%) MDX
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.56%) JSF
6 1 (1.56%) Java EE
6 1 (1.56%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.56%) JAXP
6 1 (1.56%) JAXB
6 1 (1.56%) WSDL
6 1 (1.56%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Replication
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) HACMP
3 4 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) DataPower
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) UNIX
3 11 (17.19%) AIX
4 9 (14.06%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.25%) VMS
6 4 (6.25%) Solaris
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (32.81%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (18.75%) ETL
4 11 (17.19%) Data Modelling
4 11 (17.19%) SOA
4 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.06%) ITIL
5 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.38%) ERP
6 6 (9.38%) Change Management
6 6 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
8 4 (6.25%) RAD
8 4 (6.25%) CRM
8 4 (6.25%) BCP
8 4 (6.25%) Data Security
8 4 (6.25%) Security Management
8 4 (6.25%) Validation
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 62 (96.88%) SQL
2 52 (81.25%) PL/SQL
3 21 (32.81%) Shell Script
4 15 (23.44%) Korn
5 13 (20.31%) Perl
6 10 (15.63%) Java
7 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
8 8 (12.50%) C
9 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.13%) C#
10 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.56%) XPath
11 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (1.56%) Delphi
11 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (29.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) vSphere
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Data Guard
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (95.31%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.63%) HP
5 6 (9.38%) Business Objects
6 5 (7.81%) Informatica
7 4 (6.25%) IBM
7 4 (6.25%) NetApp
7 4 (6.25%) Sun
7 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 4 (6.25%) EMC
7 4 (6.25%) VMware
8 3 (4.69%) F5
8 3 (4.69%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) Cognos
10 1 (1.56%) Citrix