The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 30 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 37 34 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.20% 8.10% 13.70%
As % of the Vendors category 13.55% 19.32% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 17
Average daily rate £375 £338 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £256 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
273 176 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.34% 41.90% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 92 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 14
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.94 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -14 32 £375 +7.14% 19
North Wales +6 2 £263 - 1
West Wales -22 1 £225 -30.13% 4
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Oracle 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 Oracle.

1 26 (38.24%) SQL
2 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.59%) HP
4 14 (20.59%) SAP
4 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database
5 13 (19.12%) PL/SQL
5 13 (19.12%) Migration
6 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 12 (17.65%) Java
7 10 (14.71%) Finance
7 10 (14.71%) Scrum
7 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
7 10 (14.71%) UNIX
7 10 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (13.24%) Windows
8 9 (13.24%) XML
8 9 (13.24%) HTML
9 8 (11.76%) Web Services
9 8 (11.76%) UML
9 8 (11.76%) SOA
9 8 (11.76%) Project Management
9 8 (11.76%) QA
9 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.29%) Maven
10 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
10 7 (10.29%) .NET
10 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
11 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
11 6 (8.82%) Apache Ivy

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Oracle 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 Oracle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) Confluence
5 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP MII
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.94%) SAP SEM
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Agresso
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) 4G
2 4 (5.88%) 3G
2 4 (5.88%) 2G
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
4 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.41%) SAP BW
6 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) OLAP
7 2 (2.94%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.94%) DataStage
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Maven
2 6 (8.82%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (8.82%) Ant
2 6 (8.82%) Selenium
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.88%) eggPlant
4 4 (5.88%) Toad
4 4 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.41%) FrontPage
5 3 (4.41%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.94%) NWDI
6 2 (2.94%) JUnit
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.47%) FishEye
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Local Government
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) QA Leader
5 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) UML Business Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Transition Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.41%) Business Objects Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) XML
1 9 (13.24%) HTML
2 8 (11.76%) Web Services
3 7 (10.29%) .NET
4 6 (8.82%) CSS
5 5 (7.35%) SOAP
6 4 (5.88%) REST
6 4 (5.88%) WAP
6 4 (5.88%) J2ME
6 4 (5.88%) SAP XI
7 3 (4.41%) SAP Basis
7 3 (4.41%) JSP
7 3 (4.41%) XSLT
8 2 (2.94%) WebCenter
8 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.94%) Spring
8 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.94%) JSON
8 2 (2.94%) MDX
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Handset
2 4 (5.88%) SCADA
3 3 (4.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.47%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) UNIX
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.94%) HPUX
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Migration
2 10 (14.71%) Scrum
3 8 (11.76%) UML
3 8 (11.76%) SOA
3 8 (11.76%) Project Management
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.35%) ETL
6 4 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (5.88%) CRM
6 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Use Case
7 3 (4.41%) Validation
7 3 (4.41%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.41%) ERP
7 3 (4.41%) Automation Testing
8 2 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) PL/SQL
3 12 (17.65%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.41%) R
6 1 (1.47%) XPath
6 1 (1.47%) Korn
6 1 (1.47%) Groovy
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) XQuery
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) VBA
6 1 (1.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (2.94%) GAMP
3 1 (1.47%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.88%) vSphere
2 4 (5.88%) vCloud
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) XenServer
3 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.47%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.41%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.47%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) HP
2 14 (20.59%) SAP
3 6 (8.82%) Business Objects
4 5 (7.35%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) Informatica
5 4 (5.88%) Citrix
5 4 (5.88%) Sun
5 4 (5.88%) Apple
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) Symantec
6 3 (4.41%) Remedy
6 3 (4.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.94%) Cognos
7 2 (2.94%) EMC
7 2 (2.94%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.47%) FatWire
8 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.47%) Mercator
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Zetman
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: negotiable daily rate
Posted: 13 days ago
Newport
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
North Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 28 days ago