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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 555 504 474
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -30
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 28 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.46% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 34
Average daily rate
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£385 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £750 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
10750 10606 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.02% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7006 6472 6156
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 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 202 226
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.69 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 28 £385 -14.44% 2
South East +4 13 £425 +34.92%
Hampshire -14 12 £425 -
Havant 0 7 £431 -
London -40 2 - -
East of England 0 1 - -
City of London -7 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Renfrew - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Horsham - - - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (98.11%) SQL
2 50 (94.34%) Oracle
3 43 (81.13%) PL/SQL
4 34 (64.15%) Oracle Database
5 20 (37.74%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (35.85%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (35.85%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (35.85%) WebLogic
6 19 (35.85%) Linux
6 19 (35.85%) Relational Database
7 17 (32.08%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (30.19%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
9 15 (28.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (28.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (28.30%) Data Guard
10 14 (26.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
11 13 (24.53%) Toad
11 13 (24.53%) RDBMS
12 12 (22.64%) UNIX
13 11 (20.75%) Replication
13 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
13 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (20.75%) Korn
13 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
14 10 (18.87%) AIX
14 10 (18.87%) ETL
15 9 (16.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (35.85%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.43%) JBoss
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.89%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Kerberos
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.66%) LDAP
1 3 (5.66%) DNS
1 3 (5.66%) SAN
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) Oracle Database
2 19 (35.85%) Oracle Reports
2 19 (35.85%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (35.85%) Relational Database
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
4 15 (28.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (26.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (24.53%) RDBMS
7 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (7.55%) Data Mart
11 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (7.55%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (7.55%) DB2
12 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (3.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Toad
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 3 (5.66%) ERwin
5 3 (5.66%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) DBA
2 19 (35.85%) Oracle DBA
3 16 (30.19%) Developer
4 13 (24.53%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (16.98%) SQL DBA
6 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (11.32%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (9.43%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (5.66%) Systems Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) WebCenter
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
3 3 (5.66%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) Struts
4 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Replication
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.66%) HACMP
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) UNIX
3 10 (18.87%) AIX
4 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Windows
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.55%) VMS
8 3 (5.66%) Solaris
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.77%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (30.19%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (18.87%) ETL
4 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL
5 8 (15.09%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) Change Management
7 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Data Validation
8 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (7.55%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (7.55%) Data Security
8 4 (7.55%) Security Management
8 4 (7.55%) Project Management
8 4 (7.55%) Validation
8 4 (7.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) SQL
2 43 (81.13%) PL/SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
4 11 (20.75%) Korn
5 9 (16.98%) Perl
6 7 (13.21%) Java
7 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.55%) C
9 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.89%) C#
11 1 (1.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 3 (5.66%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Data Guard
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 50 (94.34%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.98%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) Informatica
6 3 (5.66%) SAP
6 3 (5.66%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) Sun
6 3 (5.66%) Dell
6 3 (5.66%) EMC
6 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 3 (5.66%) NetApp
6 3 (5.66%) F5
7 2 (3.77%) Cognos
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