The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 1 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 30.30% 10.42% 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category 45.45% 18.52% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Average daily rate
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£403 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £329 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
Oracle
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 66.67% 56.25% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 14
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £375 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +8 8 £400 +9.58% 1
Linlithgow - - - -
Oracle
Scotland

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) ODBC
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) ODBC
2 1 (8.33%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleCode
3 1 (8.33%) SQR
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft