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 26 November 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.

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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 30 30 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle 53 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.04% 4.57% 12.02%
As % of the Vendors category 18.73% 10.04% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £460 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £18.99 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.77%
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
283 229 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.58% 45.53% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 108 93
Average daily rate £350 £314 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 17
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.97 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.51% +13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.58 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £19.84 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 -4 35 £338 +22.72% 18
North Wales -2 3 - -
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 54 (41.54%) SQL
2 52 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 35 (26.92%) Java
5 33 (25.38%) XML
5 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
6 31 (23.85%) UNIX
7 30 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 28 (21.54%) Web Services
9 27 (20.77%) Relational Database
10 25 (19.23%) Finance
11 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
12 23 (17.69%) SC Cleared
13 21 (16.15%) Windows
14 19 (14.62%) .NET
14 19 (14.62%) PL/SQL
15 18 (13.85%) UML
15 18 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (13.08%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (12.31%) PRINCE2
17 16 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (11.54%) Scrum
18 15 (11.54%) SOAP
18 15 (11.54%) Data Modelling
18 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (11.54%) Open Source
18 15 (11.54%) REST
18 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.85%) JBoss
2 5 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.54%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.54%) Documentum
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.77%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.77%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) 2G
2 1 (0.77%) Intranet
2 1 (0.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) 3G
2 1 (0.77%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 27 (20.77%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (13.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (9.23%) MySQL
8 12 (9.23%) RDBMS
9 10 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 9 (6.92%) MongoDB
11 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) CA Gen
1 8 (6.15%) Toad
2 7 (5.38%) Maven
2 7 (5.38%) JIRA
2 7 (5.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (4.62%) Selenium
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (3.85%) TestNG
5 4 (3.08%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.08%) Ant
6 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.54%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.54%) Concordion
7 2 (1.54%) JUnit
7 2 (1.54%) Subversion
7 2 (1.54%) JMeter
7 2 (1.54%) Bugzilla
General
1 25 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.54%) Electronics
3 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.46%) Developer
2 22 (16.92%) Analyst
2 22 (16.92%) DBA
3 19 (14.62%) Architect
4 13 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.92%) SQL DBA
8 8 (6.15%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Tester
10 6 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Consultant
11 5 (3.85%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Administrator
12 4 (3.08%) Lead Software Engineer
13 3 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (2.31%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.38%) XML
2 28 (21.54%) Web Services
3 19 (14.62%) .NET
4 15 (11.54%) SOAP
4 15 (11.54%) REST
5 10 (7.69%) Middleware
6 9 (6.92%) Spring
6 9 (6.92%) HTML
7 7 (5.38%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.38%) JSF
7 7 (5.38%) J2EE
7 7 (5.38%) XSLT
8 5 (3.85%) Apache Camel
8 5 (3.85%) HTML5
9 4 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (3.08%) WebCenter
9 4 (3.08%) CSS
9 4 (3.08%) JDBC
9 4 (3.08%) jQuery
9 4 (3.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Open Source
2 6 (4.62%) Replication
3 5 (3.85%) iSeries
3 5 (3.85%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.08%) AS400
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) Statistics
5 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.54%) LPAR
6 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.54%) DTV
6 2 (1.54%) NHS
6 2 (1.54%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.54%) GIS
7 1 (0.77%) Handset
7 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.85%) UNIX
2 21 (16.15%) Windows
3 11 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.38%) Linux
5 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.62%) CentOS
5 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.85%) UML
3 16 (12.31%) PRINCE2
4 15 (11.54%) Scrum
4 15 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.23%) Project Management
7 10 (7.69%) Database Tuning
8 9 (6.92%) TDD
8 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.92%) SOA
9 8 (6.15%) ETL
10 7 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.38%) Coaching
10 7 (5.38%) Line Management
11 6 (4.62%) Information Architecture
11 6 (4.62%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.85%) Migration
12 5 (3.85%) Use Case
12 5 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.54%) SQL
2 35 (26.92%) Java
3 19 (14.62%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.38%) C#
5 6 (4.62%) Perl
5 6 (4.62%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.85%) C++
6 5 (3.85%) C
6 5 (3.85%) VB
6 5 (3.85%) VC++
7 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.08%) Korn
8 3 (2.31%) XPath
8 3 (2.31%) PHP
8 3 (2.31%) VBA
9 2 (1.54%) Scala
9 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) ISEB
4 6 (4.62%) MCDBA
4 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.62%) MCITP
5 4 (3.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.31%) PMP
7 2 (1.54%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) IIBA
7 2 (1.54%) CBAP
7 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.77%) Degree
8 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.54%) NFS
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.31%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.69%) Red Gate
2 10 (7.69%) IBM
3 9 (6.92%) SAP
4 8 (6.15%) CA
5 7 (5.38%) HP
6 6 (4.62%) Informatica
7 5 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.85%) Talend
8 4 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (3.08%) Remedy
9 3 (2.31%) VMware
10 2 (1.54%) EMC
10 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.77%) Zend
11 1 (0.77%) Apple
11 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.77%) Progress
11 1 (0.77%) Sun
11 1 (0.77%) Cognos
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