The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 22 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.32% 8.59% 12.35%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 18.97% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £245 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £325 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
Oracle
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 54.68% 45.31% 64.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 14
Average daily rate £425 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
5 7 (29.17%) CRM
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) IBM
6 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) DB2
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) MySQL
7 5 (20.83%) Retail
8 4 (16.67%) Billing
8 4 (16.67%) NetCracker
8 4 (16.67%) SSH
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (16.67%) LDAP
8 4 (16.67%) C
8 4 (16.67%) Toad
8 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
8 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (16.67%) Shell Script

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) Commerce Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.67%) Telnet
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) SSH
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) DB2
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Toad
1 4 (16.67%) ProC
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Ant
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Billing
4 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Electronics
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (8.33%) Kendo UI
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Catalyst
3 1 (4.17%) Moose
3 1 (4.17%) JMS
3 1 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) RIA
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) DTV
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 7 (29.17%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
6 2 (8.33%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) OCA
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Novell Identity Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) NetCracker
3 4 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (12.50%) hybris
4 3 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (8.33%) CA
5 2 (8.33%) Novell
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.17%) ATG