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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 103 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 12 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.36% 4.69% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
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£325 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -35.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £638 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.47
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
224 256 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.65% 11.98% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 133 90
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £581 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 12
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Warwickshire - 5 £363 -
Birmingham -1 4 £500 +90.47% 2
Solihull +4 1 - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
2 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Migration
5 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) Data Migration
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
6 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle Payroll
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (16.13%) Essbase
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle FAH
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.90%) General Ledger
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (12.90%) Cash Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Assets
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (12.90%) Agresso
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle AGIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (16.13%) Essbase
5 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (3.23%) PowerCenter
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Toad
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.45%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle Consultant
1 14 (45.16%) Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Functional Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (25.81%) DBA
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Payroll Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Integration Project Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Procurement Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Integration Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Cash Management
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) SOA
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Process Management
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) HP