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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 563 519 473
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -46
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 19 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.081% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.37% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 41
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£384 £449 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +19.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £516 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -

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
10786 10808 10123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.17% 21.90% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6887 6634 6131
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 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 177 219
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 -46 18 £368 -18.33% 6
London -18 7 £494 +9.72% 3
South East -16 3 £400 -8.83%
Havant -4 2 £400 -9.09%
Manchester -6 2 £298 -15.00% 1
Hampshire -15 2 £400 -8.83%
North West -16 2 £298 -4.80% 1
City of London +4 1 £500 -14.89% 2
South West -8 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £525 -
Scotland - 1 £525 -
East of England - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Renfrew - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Walsall - - - - 2

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) SQL
2 48 (94.12%) Oracle
3 40 (78.43%) PL/SQL
4 33 (64.71%) Oracle Database
5 23 (45.10%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (39.22%) Relational Database
7 17 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (33.33%) Linux
8 16 (31.37%) WebLogic
9 15 (29.41%) UNIX
10 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
10 14 (27.45%) Shell Script
10 14 (27.45%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (25.49%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (25.49%) RDBMS
12 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (21.57%) Data Guard
13 11 (21.57%) Toad
13 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (21.57%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (21.57%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
14 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
14 10 (19.61%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (19.61%) AIX
14 10 (19.61%) SOA
14 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database 11g

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 16 (31.37%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.80%) JBoss
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (1.96%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) LDAP
2 3 (5.88%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 23 (45.10%) Oracle Reports
3 20 (39.22%) Relational Database
4 17 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
5 14 (27.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (25.49%) RDBMS
7 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (5.88%) DB2
12 3 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (3.92%) MS Access
13 2 (3.92%) Oracle Discoverer
14 1 (1.96%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle Forms
1 11 (21.57%) Toad
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.92%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
1 16 (31.37%) DBA
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (27.45%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 7 (13.73%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.76%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.92%) OBIEE Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Web Services
1 7 (13.73%) Middleware
2 4 (7.84%) WebCenter
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.92%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) Struts
5 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.96%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.88%) HACMP
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Life Science
5 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) UNIX
3 10 (19.61%) AIX
4 8 (15.69%) Windows
5 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.84%) VMS
8 3 (5.88%) Solaris
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (19.61%) SOA
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) ITIL
5 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) CRM
7 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.84%) Change Management
8 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) RAD
8 4 (7.84%) ETL
9 3 (5.88%) ERP
9 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.88%) Service Management
9 3 (5.88%) BCP
9 3 (5.88%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (78.43%) PL/SQL
3 14 (27.45%) Shell Script
4 8 (15.69%) Java
5 7 (13.73%) Perl
5 7 (13.73%) Korn
6 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) C
8 1 (1.96%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) Delphi
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
3 3 (5.88%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Data Guard
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 48 (94.12%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
3 9 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Dell
4 3 (5.88%) EMC
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) F5
4 3 (5.88%) Sun
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) Informatica
5 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
6 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft