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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 13 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.26% 13.29% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 19.12% 24.05% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £315 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £322 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.51%
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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
68 79 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 64.15% 55.24% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 14
Average daily rate £450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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%) .NET
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) UNIX
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) Retail
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) Firmware
5 7 (29.17%) WPF
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) WCF
7 5 (20.83%) HTML5
8 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Replication
8 4 (16.67%) Clustering
9 3 (12.50%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Data Management
9 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SMS
1 2 (8.33%) 3GPP
1 2 (8.33%) 3G
1 2 (8.33%) 2G
1 2 (8.33%) LTE
1 2 (8.33%) 4G
1 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) DataStage
5 1 (4.17%) OLTP
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (4.17%) OLAP
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) ERwin
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) WPF
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) WCF
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) JMS
7 2 (8.33%) RESTful
7 2 (8.33%) Struts2
7 2 (8.33%) Struts
7 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.33%) Spring
7 2 (8.33%) Java EE
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) Middleware
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Statistics
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) DataPower
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Data Management
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) OWASP
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Coaching
3 2 (8.33%) BCP
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Security Management
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Validation
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.33%) MCDBA
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Nortel
2 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (8.33%) Huawei
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) Open Text
3 1 (4.17%) RedDot