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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 7 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.29% 18.84% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 23.81% 43.33% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
Average daily rate
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£405 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +13.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
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
21 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 60.00% 43.48% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 7
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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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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 2 £430 +8.17%
Bathgate - 1 - -
Linlithgow - 1 - -
Oracle
Scotland

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleTools
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleCode
3 1 (16.67%) SQR
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleTools
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleCode
2 1 (16.67%) SQR
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
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