The table below looks at the statistics for TKPROF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TKPROF over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TKPROF
Rank 584 597 555
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -42
Contract jobs citing TKPROF 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.082% 0.025% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£425 £325 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -24.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £305 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £345 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
12153 12063 10426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.81% 21.85% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7883 7600 6299
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 195 209
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

TKPROF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TKPROF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

TKPROF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TKPROF within the UK.

TKPROF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TKPROF within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

TKPROF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TKPROF
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TKPROF within the UK.

TKPROF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TKPROF within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +3 7 £402 +23.61%
Hampshire - 4 £506 -
South East - 4 £506 -
London +6 3 £298 -8.46%
Scotland - 3 £425 -
Stirling - 2 £444 -
Southampton - 1 £506 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Gosport - 1 - -

TKPROF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TKPROF 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 TKPROF.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) PL/SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (43.75%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (43.75%) Data Guard
6 6 (37.50%) UNIX
6 6 (37.50%) Replication
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (31.25%) Middleware
7 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) W3C
7 5 (31.25%) Internet
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (31.25%) Quality Management
7 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 5 (31.25%) BPEL
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Business Development
7 5 (31.25%) XPath
7 5 (31.25%) QA
7 5 (31.25%) UML

TKPROF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TKPROF 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 TKPROF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
1 5 (31.25%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) OLTP
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
1 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (31.25%) Mercurial
2 4 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (25.00%) DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) XML
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) XSD
2 5 (31.25%) XSLT
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) XML Schema
2 5 (31.25%) JPA
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Replication
3 5 (31.25%) W3C
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) Quality Management
1 5 (31.25%) BPEL
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Business Development
1 5 (31.25%) UML
1 5 (31.25%) OO
1 5 (31.25%) RUP
1 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
1 5 (31.25%) OOD
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
1 5 (31.25%) High Availability
1 5 (31.25%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (31.25%) QMS
1 5 (31.25%) Logical Data Model
1 5 (31.25%) Physical Data Model
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (31.25%) Line Management
1 5 (31.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) PL/SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) XPath
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
1 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.25%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (43.75%) Data Guard
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas