The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle EBS 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 EBS over the 3 months to 1 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 98 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 23 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.37% 2.89% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
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£425 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £242 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £510 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £400 £436
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -
Oracle EBS
England

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

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
312 277 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.46% 13.27% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 143 92
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 14
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £11.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £70.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

Oracle EBS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle EBS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle EBS
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 EBS across the West Midlands region.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle EBS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle EBS
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 EBS across the West Midlands region.

Oracle EBS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle EBS
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 EBS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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
Birmingham 0 10 £463 +85.00%
Warwickshire - 5 £363 -
Solihull - 2 - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS.

1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) Migration
4 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
8 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (18.75%) Essbase
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle Payroll
10 5 (15.63%) Solaris
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle FAH
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (12.50%) General Ledger
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (12.50%) Agresso
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (3.13%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.75%) Essbase
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Consultant
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) DBA
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Functional Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Payroll Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Procurement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) LPAR
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Solaris
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) AIX
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Migration
2 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 4 (12.50%) SOA
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Process Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Document Management
6 1 (3.13%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CIMA
2 1 (3.13%) ACCA
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
1 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
1 3 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) NetApp
2 3 (9.38%) Hyperion
2 3 (9.38%) Sun
2 3 (9.38%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica