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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.61% 7.69% 13.70%
As % of the Vendors category 39.39% 17.65% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% -5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
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
33 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 37.08% 43.59% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 23
Average daily rate £313 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 5 August 2015. 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 +7 13 £330 -
Oracle
Scotland

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) UNIX
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 9 (37.50%) Law
5 6 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (25.00%) Content Management
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Time Management
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) Avaya
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) SAN
8 3 (12.50%) PeopleTools
8 3 (12.50%) PeopleCode
8 3 (12.50%) SQR
8 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (8.33%) Toad
9 2 (8.33%) EMC
9 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) Lync

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) PeopleTools
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 6 (25.00%) Application Support Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) Content Management
1 6 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PeopleCode
2 3 (12.50%) SQR
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco
1 4 (16.67%) Avaya
2 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) Netezza