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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 12 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 12 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.39% 15.56% 6.52%
As % of the Vendors category 18.46% 26.42% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£255 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £290 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £298 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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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
65 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 45.45% 58.89% 55.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 19
Average daily rate £350 £298 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -25.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.60% +384.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 2014, 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 (61.11%) Retail
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) SOAP
5 7 (38.89%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) MySQL
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) Content Management
6 6 (33.33%) REST
6 6 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
7 5 (27.78%) Ajax
7 5 (27.78%) JSON
7 5 (27.78%) Solaris
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) Internet
8 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Interwoven
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Sun

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) SMS
4 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
4 1 (5.56%) 3G
4 1 (5.56%) 2G
4 1 (5.56%) LTE
4 1 (5.56%) 4G
4 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) OLTP
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Ant
1 4 (22.22%) JUnit
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 4 (22.22%) Log4j
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) ERwin
General
1 11 (61.11%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) SOAP
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) REST
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) Ajax
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Servlets
4 4 (22.22%) Struts
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) XMLBeans
4 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 4 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Web 2.0
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) HPUX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) BCP
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) XPath
5 2 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
1 4 (22.22%) Sun
1 4 (22.22%) Interwoven
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.56%) Retek
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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