The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 182 154 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.43% 7.39% 8.01%
As % of the Vendors category 17.30% 15.52% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 59
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.20 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+20.59% -8.23%
Oracle
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1052 992 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.73% 47.60% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 485 354
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 56 104
Average hourly rate £16.41 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £27.20 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -4 36 £425 +6.25% 3
Warwickshire +4 29 £400 -8.04% 11
Birmingham -11 29 £375 +25.00% 17
Coventry +19 25 £375 +27.11% 3
Solihull +12 13 £400 +39.13% 1
Worcestershire +3 9 £350 -41.66%
Kingswinford +1 4 £310 -
Wolverhampton +1 3 £450 +190.32% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £460 +58.62% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Wednesbury - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 175 (45.57%) SQL
2 100 (26.04%) UNIX
3 98 (25.52%) Java
4 93 (24.22%) Oracle Database
5 81 (21.09%) Finance
6 77 (20.05%) Linux
7 76 (19.79%) Windows
8 75 (19.53%) PL/SQL
9 61 (15.89%) SQL Server
10 57 (14.84%) WebLogic
11 51 (13.28%) XML
12 48 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 47 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (10.94%) Security Cleared
15 38 (9.90%) Migration
16 37 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
17 36 (9.38%) J2EE
18 35 (9.11%) Microsoft
18 35 (9.11%) Middleware
19 34 (8.85%) Solaris
20 33 (8.59%) Apache
21 32 (8.33%) SC Cleared
22 31 (8.07%) SAP
22 31 (8.07%) Oracle Database 11g
23 30 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
23 30 (7.81%) Data Modelling
24 28 (7.29%) Data Migration
25 27 (7.03%) SOA
25 27 (7.03%) .NET

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 57 (14.84%) WebLogic
2 33 (8.59%) Apache
3 24 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 23 (5.99%) JBoss
5 21 (5.47%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.13%) Confluence
7 10 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.82%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.56%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.30%) Documentum
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.04%) TPMS
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle BPEL
12 4 (1.04%) CICS
13 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.52%) CMS
14 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.86%) MS Project
3 5 (1.30%) MS Office
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (7.03%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (2.34%) Agresso
3 9 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (2.08%) Oracle HRMS
4 8 (2.08%) Oracle Payroll
5 7 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle FAH
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (1.04%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (1.04%) ENOVIA
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.78%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.60%) SAN
1 10 (2.60%) FTP
2 9 (2.34%) Internet
3 8 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.08%) LAN
4 5 (1.30%) WAN
4 5 (1.30%) Firewall
5 4 (1.04%) VoIP
5 4 (1.04%) HTTP
5 4 (1.04%) ATM
6 3 (0.78%) NAS
7 2 (0.52%) SSH
7 2 (0.52%) Network Security
7 2 (0.52%) WLAN
7 2 (0.52%) SMTP
8 1 (0.26%) VPN
8 1 (0.26%) DNS
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (24.22%) Oracle Database
2 61 (15.89%) SQL Server
3 37 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
4 31 (8.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.39%) MySQL
7 13 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 12 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (2.86%) DB2
10 10 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (2.08%) Data Mart
12 8 (2.08%) Star Schema
13 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.82%) Essbase
14 6 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 24 (6.25%) Maven
2 22 (5.73%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.95%) Subversion
3 19 (4.95%) Hudson
4 16 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
4 16 (4.17%) Toad
5 15 (3.91%) JIRA
6 8 (2.08%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (1.30%) Ant
8 5 (1.30%) JMeter
9 4 (1.04%) TortoiseSVN
9 4 (1.04%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.78%) ERwin
10 3 (0.78%) NUnit
10 3 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 81 (21.09%) Finance
2 16 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.86%) Automotive
3 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.86%) Banking
4 6 (1.56%) Retail
4 6 (1.56%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.04%) Billing
6 3 (0.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Front Office
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (24.48%) Developer
2 67 (17.45%) Architect
3 44 (11.46%) Analyst
4 41 (10.68%) Consultant
5 30 (7.81%) Oracle Developer
6 24 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
7 23 (5.99%) DBA
8 19 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
9 17 (4.43%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 16 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (3.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 14 (3.65%) Functional Consultant
12 13 (3.39%) Platform Architect
13 11 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 9 (2.34%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.34%) Test Analyst
14 9 (2.34%) Designer
15 8 (2.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 8 (2.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.28%) XML
2 36 (9.38%) J2EE
3 35 (9.11%) Middleware
4 27 (7.03%) .NET
5 19 (4.95%) XSLT
6 18 (4.69%) Web Services
7 13 (3.39%) SOAP
7 13 (3.39%) HTML
7 13 (3.39%) Spring
7 13 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (2.86%) JSP
8 11 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 11 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (2.60%) WebCenter
9 10 (2.60%) Hibernate
9 10 (2.60%) Java EE
9 10 (2.60%) XSD
10 9 (2.34%) SAX
10 9 (2.34%) jQuery
11 8 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.99%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.99%) Open Source
3 13 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.60%) IVR
6 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.82%) Statistics
8 6 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.56%) NHS
8 6 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.30%) DataPower
10 4 (1.04%) User Experience
10 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.04%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.04%) Replication
11 3 (0.78%) PMI
11 3 (0.78%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 100 (26.04%) UNIX
2 77 (20.05%) Linux
3 76 (19.79%) Windows
4 34 (8.85%) Solaris
5 26 (6.77%) AIX
6 17 (4.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 16 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.39%) HPUX
9 5 (1.30%) zOS
10 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.04%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.26%) Tru64
11 1 (0.26%) MVS
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (9.90%) Migration
4 30 (7.81%) Data Modelling
5 28 (7.29%) Data Migration
6 27 (7.03%) SOA
7 25 (6.51%) ITIL
8 21 (5.47%) ETL
9 19 (4.95%) Project Management
10 17 (4.43%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (4.43%) Waterfall
11 16 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (4.17%) OO
12 15 (3.91%) Test Scripting
13 14 (3.65%) TDD
13 14 (3.65%) PRINCE2
13 14 (3.65%) EAI
14 13 (3.39%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 175 (45.57%) SQL
2 98 (25.52%) Java
3 75 (19.53%) PL/SQL
4 27 (7.03%) Perl
5 22 (5.73%) Shell Script
6 17 (4.43%) C
7 15 (3.91%) C#
8 10 (2.60%) VB
8 10 (2.60%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.82%) COBOL
12 6 (1.56%) Pascal
13 4 (1.04%) VBScript
14 2 (0.52%) XPath
14 2 (0.52%) PHP
15 1 (0.26%) Python
15 1 (0.26%) C++
15 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.43%) Degree
4 9 (2.34%) ISEB
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.04%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.78%) OCP
7 3 (0.78%) PMP
7 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.78%) APMP
7 3 (0.78%) PgMP
8 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.52%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.52%) MCSA
8 2 (0.52%) MCP
8 2 (0.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.60%) QA
2 8 (2.08%) SLA
3 6 (1.56%) HL7
4 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.78%) P3O
6 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (2.60%) Squid
3 7 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.04%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) RHEV
5 1 (0.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (3.91%) Puppet
2 9 (2.34%) Tivoli
2 9 (2.34%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.78%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Control-M
5 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.26%) Nessus
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 35 (9.11%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.07%) SAP
3 27 (7.03%) webMethods
4 23 (5.99%) Sun
4 23 (5.99%) IBM
5 21 (5.47%) Business Objects
6 18 (4.69%) HP
7 17 (4.43%) BEA
7 17 (4.43%) Red Hat
8 16 (4.17%) Informatica
9 10 (2.60%) Infor
9 10 (2.60%) VMware
9 10 (2.60%) Citrix
9 10 (2.60%) Sybase
10 9 (2.34%) Pega
11 7 (1.82%) Software AG
11 7 (1.82%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.56%) CA
13 4 (1.04%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.04%) Brocade
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