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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 225 136 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.82% 6.23% 7.55%
As % of the Vendors category 19.31% 12.73% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 47
Average daily rate
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£405 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.46% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Average hourly rate - £155.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +318.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -0.76%
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
1165 1068 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.83% 48.92% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 504 334
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 59 117
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £122.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
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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 +2 43 £375 +4.16% 13
Shropshire +3 38 £438 +16.20%
Warwickshire +10 32 £420 +97.41% 7
Coventry +16 24 £350 +7.69% 11
Staffordshire +5 14 £423 +45.68% 1
Solihull +11 11 - - 3
Wolverhampton +6 11 £400 +97.53% 1
Kingswinford - 2 - -
Walsall - 2 - - 4
Worcestershire -2 1 £350 - 7
Dudley - - - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 197 (46.46%) SQL
2 111 (26.18%) UNIX
3 110 (25.94%) Java
4 103 (24.29%) Oracle Database
5 79 (18.63%) Finance
5 79 (18.63%) SQL Server
5 79 (18.63%) Windows
6 77 (18.16%) WebLogic
6 77 (18.16%) PL/SQL
7 63 (14.86%) XML
8 61 (14.39%) Linux
9 53 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (11.56%) Microsoft
10 49 (11.56%) Migration
11 47 (11.08%) Oracle Reports
12 46 (10.85%) .NET
13 45 (10.61%) J2EE
13 45 (10.61%) SOA
13 45 (10.61%) webMethods
14 43 (10.14%) Middleware
15 41 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (9.43%) Security Cleared
17 37 (8.73%) Data Modelling
17 37 (8.73%) Perl
18 36 (8.49%) Pega
19 35 (8.25%) IBM
20 32 (7.55%) Shell Script
20 32 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
21 31 (7.31%) ETL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 77 (18.16%) WebLogic
2 27 (6.37%) Apache
3 22 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.95%) JBoss
5 20 (4.72%) WebSphere
6 18 (4.25%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (2.59%) Confluence
8 9 (2.12%) Documentum
9 8 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (1.42%) Oracle BPEL
11 5 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.18%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.94%) Mule
13 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.24%) JCAPS
14 1 (0.24%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 22 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.59%) MS Office
3 4 (0.94%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (4.95%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (4.25%) Oracle HRMS
4 17 (4.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (2.59%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (2.59%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (1.89%) Oracle TCA
6 8 (1.89%) Oracle Payroll
7 7 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (1.18%) Agresso
9 5 (1.18%) Oracle Utilities
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.94%) CA PPM
10 4 (0.94%) Hyperion Planning
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle SCM
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.89%) FTP
2 4 (0.94%) Firewall
2 4 (0.94%) SAN
2 4 (0.94%) HTTP
2 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.94%) LAN
3 3 (0.71%) NAS
4 2 (0.47%) WLAN
4 2 (0.47%) Network Security
4 2 (0.47%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.24%) VLAN
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (24.29%) Oracle Database
2 79 (18.63%) SQL Server
3 47 (11.08%) Oracle Reports
4 28 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (5.90%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (4.48%) MySQL
8 17 (4.01%) Oracle BI EE
8 17 (4.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 13 (3.07%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.89%) Star Schema
13 7 (1.65%) Oracle Discoverer
14 6 (1.42%) DB2
15 5 (1.18%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 27 (6.37%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (5.66%) Subversion
3 22 (5.19%) Maven
4 20 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.48%) Hudson
6 14 (3.30%) JIRA
7 10 (2.36%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.65%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.42%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (1.18%) Ant
11 4 (0.94%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (0.94%) ERwin
11 4 (0.94%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.94%) Toad
11 4 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.71%) NUnit
12 3 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.71%) JMeter
13 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.47%) CA Gen
General
1 79 (18.63%) Finance
2 11 (2.59%) Retail
2 11 (2.59%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.89%) Banking
5 7 (1.65%) General Ledger
6 6 (1.42%) Automotive
7 5 (1.18%) Billing
8 3 (0.71%) Local Government
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 110 (25.94%) Developer
2 83 (19.58%) Architect
3 54 (12.74%) Analyst
4 53 (12.50%) Consultant
5 33 (7.78%) Oracle Consultant
6 32 (7.55%) Oracle Developer
7 28 (6.60%) DBA
8 18 (4.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (4.01%) Oracle DBA
9 17 (4.01%) Functional Consultant
10 16 (3.77%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 16 (3.77%) Oracle HR Consultant
11 13 (3.07%) Test Analyst
11 13 (3.07%) Platform Architect
12 12 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 11 (2.59%) Integration Architect
13 11 (2.59%) Designer
14 10 (2.36%) Administrator
14 10 (2.36%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.12%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (14.86%) XML
2 46 (10.85%) .NET
3 45 (10.61%) J2EE
4 43 (10.14%) Middleware
5 30 (7.08%) Web Services
6 23 (5.42%) SOAP
7 20 (4.72%) XSLT
8 19 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 17 (4.01%) XSD
9 17 (4.01%) REST
10 15 (3.54%) Oracle Fusion
10 15 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.30%) HTML
12 13 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (2.83%) WebCenter
13 12 (2.83%) WSDL
13 12 (2.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 11 (2.59%) SAX
15 9 (2.12%) Spring
15 9 (2.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.66%) Open Source
3 15 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.59%) DataPower
6 10 (2.36%) IVR
7 8 (1.89%) Data Extraction
7 8 (1.89%) Clustering
8 7 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.65%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.65%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.42%) NHS
10 4 (0.94%) User Experience
10 4 (0.94%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.94%) PMI
10 4 (0.94%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.71%) Statistics
12 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 111 (26.18%) UNIX
2 79 (18.63%) Windows
3 61 (14.39%) Linux
4 30 (7.08%) Solaris
5 24 (5.66%) AIX
6 14 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.36%) HPUX
9 5 (1.18%) zOS
10 4 (0.94%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.24%) CentOS
12 1 (0.24%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.24%) MVS
12 1 (0.24%) Tru64
12 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (11.56%) Migration
3 45 (10.61%) SOA
4 41 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (8.73%) Data Modelling
6 31 (7.31%) ETL
6 31 (7.31%) Data Migration
6 31 (7.31%) Waterfall
7 27 (6.37%) RUP
8 23 (5.42%) ITIL
9 21 (4.95%) EAI
9 21 (4.95%) OO
10 20 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (4.48%) Project Management
12 16 (3.77%) Workflow
13 15 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.30%) Configuration Management
15 13 (3.07%) Mentoring
16 12 (2.83%) DevOps
16 12 (2.83%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (46.46%) SQL
2 110 (25.94%) Java
3 77 (18.16%) PL/SQL
4 37 (8.73%) Perl
5 32 (7.55%) Shell Script
6 27 (6.37%) C#
7 16 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.30%) C
9 11 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.12%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.65%) VB
12 7 (1.65%) COBOL
13 4 (0.94%) Pascal
13 4 (0.94%) VBScript
14 2 (0.47%) C++
14 2 (0.47%) PHP
14 2 (0.47%) XPath
14 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.01%) Degree
4 7 (1.65%) ISEB
4 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.18%) VCP4
7 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.94%) APMP
7 4 (0.94%) PMP
7 4 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.94%) IBM Certification
7 4 (0.94%) PgMP
8 3 (0.71%) MCITP
8 3 (0.71%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.71%) OCP
8 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.47%) MCP
9 2 (0.47%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.12%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) HL7
3 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.94%) P3O
3 4 (0.94%) SLA
4 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (2.36%) Squid
3 7 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (3.54%) Puppet
2 9 (2.12%) CA LISA
3 8 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.65%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.24%) Nessus
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 49 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.61%) webMethods
3 36 (8.49%) Pega
4 35 (8.25%) IBM
5 27 (6.37%) BEA
6 25 (5.90%) Sun
7 23 (5.42%) SAP
7 23 (5.42%) Informatica
8 18 (4.25%) TIBCO
9 15 (3.54%) Red Hat
10 14 (3.30%) Business Objects
10 14 (3.30%) HP
10 14 (3.30%) Infor
11 9 (2.12%) Green Hat
12 8 (1.89%) Netezza
12 8 (1.89%) Ab Initio
13 7 (1.65%) Sybase
13 7 (1.65%) Software AG
14 6 (1.42%) i2
15 5 (1.18%) Hyperion
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nuneaton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago