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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 18 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.14% 7.69% 6.74%
As % of the Vendors category 12.16% 14.29% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.61%
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
74 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 58.73% 53.85% 57.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 14
Average daily rate £425 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -69.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
6 7 (25.93%) CRM
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Internet
7 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (22.22%) Retail
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (14.81%) ProC
9 4 (14.81%) Telnet
9 4 (14.81%) Toad
9 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
9 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (14.81%) SAN
9 4 (14.81%) LDAP
9 4 (14.81%) C
9 4 (14.81%) MySQL
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) Firewall

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) Telnet
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) SSH
2 4 (14.81%) LDAP
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) DB2
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) DataStage
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Toad
1 4 (14.81%) ProC
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Implementation Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Implementation Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) Struts
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) JMS
2 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) Java EE
2 3 (11.11%) RESTful
2 3 (11.11%) Struts2
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (7.41%) Kendo UI
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) RIA
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) DataPower
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) CRM
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) OWASP
5 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) SWOT Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Logistics
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) C
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) OCA
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) NetCracker
2 4 (14.81%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Sun
4 2 (7.41%) CA
4 2 (7.41%) Novell
4 2 (7.41%) SAP