The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database 11g skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database 11g over the 3 months to 19 September 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database 11g
Rank 110 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 11g 18 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.57% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.04% 2.58% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.65%
Oracle Database 11g
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
446 465 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 22.03% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 282 263
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £37.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

Oracle Database 11g
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 11g across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database 11g Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Database 11g
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database 11g across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Database 11g Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Database 11g
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database 11g across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Oracle Database 11g Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle Database 11g
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 11g across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Database 11g Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Database 11g
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database 11g within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Birmingham +4 12 £400 +23.07%
Solihull +10 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Coventry -4 1 £290 -4.91%
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Oracle Database 11g
England

Oracle Database 11g
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle Database 11g 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 Database 11g.

1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (42.86%) Business Objects
6 11 (39.29%) Toad
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (35.71%) Data Mart
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (28.57%) Linux
9 8 (28.57%) Data Guard
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
10 6 (21.43%) UNIX
10 6 (21.43%) Migration
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
11 5 (17.86%) Solaris
12 4 (14.29%) ETL
12 4 (14.29%) OLTP
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (14.29%) Relational Database

Oracle Database 11g
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle Database 11g 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 Database 11g. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Data Mart
5 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (14.29%) OLTP
6 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (7.14%) Essbase
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (7.14%) Base SAS
8 2 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (7.14%) Big Data
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Toad
2 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (39.29%) DBA
4 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Designer
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) LPAR
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Data Mapping
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Time Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Security
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Data Guard
2 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.71%) NetApp
3 3 (10.71%) Sun
3 3 (10.71%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) Hyperion