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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle TKPROF
Rank 610 576 584
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Contract jobs citing TKPROF 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.025% 0.008% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£355 £513 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.73% +22.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 - £418
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
11965 11995 11409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 22.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7822 7372 6646
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
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 £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 241 298
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £14.50 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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
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 7 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 October 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
Colchester - - - -
London - - - -
Essex - - - -
City of London - - - -
England - - - -
Southwark - - - -
East of England - - - -

TKPROF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) XSD
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (25.00%) W3C
5 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) OLTP
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (25.00%) RUP
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP

TKPROF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) JPA
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (25.00%) XSD
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) RUP
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BPEL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas