The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 29 January 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 20 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.71% 2.75% 2.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 11.54% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.70 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+49.84% -14.32%
Oracle Database
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.51% 23.85% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 16
Average daily rate £413 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £235 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) Huawei
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) LTE
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) C#

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
1 2 (33.33%) 4G
1 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
1 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 2 (33.33%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson