The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 22 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle 48 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.66% 5.34% 9.74%
As % of the Vendors category 14.63% 13.67% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +87.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.80 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +12.93%
Oracle
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
328 256 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.49% 39.02% 45.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 139 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 12
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £14.95 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £90.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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
South Wales +8 38 £375 -6.25% 7
West Wales -4 1 - -
North Wales - - - - 2
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 61 (62.24%) SQL
2 41 (41.84%) PL/SQL
3 35 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (30.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 29 (29.59%) Oracle9i Database
7 25 (25.51%) MicroStrategy
8 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
9 18 (18.37%) Windows
9 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 17 (17.35%) UNIX
11 15 (15.31%) Scrum
12 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 14 (14.29%) .NET
13 13 (13.27%) Java
13 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.24%) C#
15 11 (11.22%) ETL
16 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
17 9 (9.18%) MCDBA
17 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (9.18%) MySQL
17 9 (9.18%) UML
17 9 (9.18%) Mainframe
17 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
18 8 (8.16%) MCITP
18 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.02%) PowerExchange
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.02%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.02%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.02%) Solid Edge
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.02%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.02%) Staffware
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) SNMP
1 2 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 30 (30.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 29 (29.59%) Oracle9i Database
4 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
5 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.18%) MySQL
5 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
7 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.10%) QlikView
9 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.08%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.04%) SQLPlus
10 2 (2.04%) DB2
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.02%) Siebel EIM
11 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (7.14%) CA Gen
2 6 (6.12%) Toad
3 4 (4.08%) JIRA
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.06%) Subversion
4 3 (3.06%) Maven
4 3 (3.06%) Ant
5 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.04%) JMeter
5 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.04%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Back Office
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (54.08%) Developer
2 15 (15.31%) AWS Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Consultant
4 11 (11.22%) Microstrategy Developer
5 9 (9.18%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) DBA
8 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.10%) MicroStrategy Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Senior SQL Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (5.10%) Architect
10 4 (4.08%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.08%) Tester
10 4 (4.08%) Senior SQL Server Developer
11 3 (3.06%) QlikView Consultant
11 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) Web Services
3 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.12%) WCF
4 5 (5.10%) XML
5 4 (4.08%) LINQ
5 4 (4.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.04%) SOAP
7 2 (2.04%) WinForms
8 1 (1.02%) Spring
8 1 (1.02%) JSF
8 1 (1.02%) HTML
8 1 (1.02%) jQuery
8 1 (1.02%) Java EE
8 1 (1.02%) EDI
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) Taxonomies
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) GIS
4 2 (2.04%) NHS
4 2 (2.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.02%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 17 (17.35%) UNIX
3 4 (4.08%) AIX
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.31%) Scrum
3 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 11 (11.22%) ETL
5 9 (9.18%) UML
6 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
6 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.14%) Validation
7 7 (7.14%) SOA
8 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.12%) User Stories
9 5 (5.10%) Data Management
9 5 (5.10%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (5.10%) Migration
10 4 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.08%) OOP
10 4 (4.08%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.08%) Data Governance
10 4 (4.08%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.24%) SQL
2 41 (41.84%) PL/SQL
3 13 (13.27%) Java
4 12 (12.24%) C#
5 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.08%) Perl
5 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.08%) Korn
6 3 (3.06%) C
7 2 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.18%) MCDBA
3 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.16%) MCITP
5 5 (5.10%) ISEB
6 2 (2.04%) CBAP
7 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.02%) CISSP
7 1 (1.02%) CISA
7 1 (1.02%) Degree
7 1 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) COBIT
4 1 (1.02%) COSO
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.04%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.04%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) MicroStrategy
2 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.14%) CA
4 5 (5.10%) Informatica
4 5 (5.10%) SAP
5 4 (4.08%) HP
6 3 (3.06%) Progress
6 3 (3.06%) Remedy
7 2 (2.04%) Teradata
7 2 (2.04%) BMC
8 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.02%) Siebel
8 1 (1.02%) BEA
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe
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