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 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 105 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 19 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.19% 3.45% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£428 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £444
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.50%
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
307 261 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.15% 12.38% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 125 88
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £24.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £70.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -45.56%

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
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 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 +5 11 £463 -7.50%
Solihull +7 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (39.29%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Essbase
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Payroll
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (17.86%) Solaris
7 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Toad
8 4 (14.29%) SLA
8 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle FAH
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (3.57%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (3.57%) HFM
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Essbase
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.57%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 2 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Consultant
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) Functional Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
5 5 (17.86%) DBA
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Payroll Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Project Manager
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Procurement Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) LPAR
2 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Solaris
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) SOA
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Cash Management
3 3 (10.71%) Workflow
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) ERP
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Process Management
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) People Management
5 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
1 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) NetApp
2 3 (10.71%) Sun
2 3 (10.71%) EMC
2 3 (10.71%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica