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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 25 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 48 29 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.92% 5.66% 10.92%
As % of the Vendors category 17.45% 12.03% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £18.99 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.98% -11.75%
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
275 241 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.63% 47.07% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 114 110
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 16
Average hourly rate £13.13 £18.97 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +45.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £14.44 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £22.50 £21.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 35 £338 +22.72% 16
North Wales -2 1 - - 1
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (44.88%) SQL
2 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (27.56%) SQL Server
4 34 (26.77%) Oracle Database
5 30 (23.62%) Java
6 29 (22.83%) XML
6 29 (22.83%) UNIX
7 28 (22.05%) Web Services
8 26 (20.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 25 (19.69%) PL/SQL
10 24 (18.90%) Finance
10 24 (18.90%) Relational Database
10 24 (18.90%) Security Cleared
11 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
11 19 (14.96%) Oracle9i Database
12 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
13 17 (13.39%) Data Modelling
13 17 (13.39%) .NET
14 16 (12.60%) PRINCE2
14 16 (12.60%) Windows
14 16 (12.60%) UML
14 16 (12.60%) Open Source
15 14 (11.02%) REST
15 14 (11.02%) SOAP
15 14 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (10.24%) MicroStrategy
17 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (8.66%) Project Management
18 11 (8.66%) WebLogic

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (8.66%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.57%) Tuxedo
4 2 (1.57%) Documentum
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.79%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.79%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.94%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.79%) Staffware
5 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) SAN
1 2 (1.57%) HTTP
1 2 (1.57%) SNMP
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.56%) SQL Server
2 34 (26.77%) Oracle Database
3 26 (20.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 24 (18.90%) Relational Database
5 19 (14.96%) Oracle9i Database
6 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (7.09%) RDBMS
9 9 (7.09%) MongoDB
10 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (4.72%) MySQL
11 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (3.94%) SAP BW
13 4 (3.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Toad
2 6 (4.72%) CA Gen
2 6 (4.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (3.94%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (3.94%) JIRA
4 4 (3.15%) TestNG
4 4 (3.15%) Selenium
5 3 (2.36%) Maven
5 3 (2.36%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.57%) Concordion
6 2 (1.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.79%) JMeter
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.79%) Ant
7 1 (0.79%) JUnit
7 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Electronics
4 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Developer
2 21 (16.54%) Analyst
3 19 (14.96%) Architect
4 14 (11.02%) DBA
5 13 (10.24%) Technical Architect
6 12 (9.45%) Project Manager
7 11 (8.66%) Consultant
8 9 (7.09%) Microstrategy Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (3.94%) C++ Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Administrator
12 5 (3.94%) Tester
13 4 (3.15%) MicroStrategy Consultant
14 3 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
14 3 (2.36%) PHP Developer
14 3 (2.36%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.83%) XML
2 28 (22.05%) Web Services
3 17 (13.39%) .NET
4 14 (11.02%) REST
4 14 (11.02%) SOAP
5 7 (5.51%) Spring
5 7 (5.51%) HTML
6 5 (3.94%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.94%) Middleware
6 5 (3.94%) J2EE
6 5 (3.94%) HTML5
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.15%) WebCenter
7 4 (3.15%) JDBC
7 4 (3.15%) XSLT
7 4 (3.15%) JSON
7 4 (3.15%) jQuery
7 4 (3.15%) JSF
8 3 (2.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.36%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Open Source
2 6 (4.72%) Replication
3 5 (3.94%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) iSeries
5 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.36%) AS400
6 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.57%) LPAR
6 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) NHS
6 2 (1.57%) DTV
6 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.57%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) UNIX
2 16 (12.60%) Windows
3 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.51%) Linux
5 6 (4.72%) CentOS
5 6 (4.72%) AIX
6 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.39%) Data Modelling
3 16 (12.60%) PRINCE2
3 16 (12.60%) UML
4 14 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (8.66%) Project Management
6 10 (7.87%) Database Tuning
6 10 (7.87%) Scrum
7 9 (7.09%) TDD
7 9 (7.09%) SOA
8 8 (6.30%) ETL
9 7 (5.51%) Line Management
9 7 (5.51%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.72%) Coaching
10 6 (4.72%) Information Architecture
10 6 (4.72%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.94%) Validation
11 5 (3.94%) Migration
11 5 (3.94%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.88%) SQL
2 30 (23.62%) Java
3 25 (19.69%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.72%) Perl
4 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.94%) VC++
5 5 (3.94%) C#
5 5 (3.94%) C++
5 5 (3.94%) VB
6 4 (3.15%) C
6 4 (3.15%) Korn
7 3 (2.36%) XPath
7 3 (2.36%) PHP
7 3 (2.36%) VBA
8 2 (1.57%) Scala
8 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (18.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) ISEB
4 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.36%) PMP
5 2 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.57%) IIBA
5 2 (1.57%) CBAP
5 2 (1.57%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.57%) Degree
5 2 (1.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) HND
6 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
1 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.57%) NFS
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.36%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.57%) SCOM
4 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.57%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.57%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) MicroStrategy
3 10 (7.87%) SAP
4 7 (5.51%) IBM
5 6 (4.72%) CA
5 6 (4.72%) Informatica
5 6 (4.72%) HP
6 5 (3.94%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.15%) Red Gate
7 4 (3.15%) Remedy
8 3 (2.36%) VMware
9 2 (1.57%) BMC
9 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.57%) EMC
10 1 (0.79%) Zend
10 1 (0.79%) Progress
10 1 (0.79%) Adobe
10 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.79%) BEA
10 1 (0.79%) Cognos
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CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Market Rate Negotiation
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