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 21 August 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.

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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 14 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 204 130 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.09% 6.16% 7.30%
As % of the Vendors category 16.13% 13.66% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 71 100
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £31.50 £25.66 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.75% -19.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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
1265 952 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.14% 45.10% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 461 513
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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 +8 63 £388 -18.42% 13
Warwickshire +17 40 £369 -0.33% 2
Coventry +6 23 £290 -5.69% 9
Shropshire -3 21 £293 -31.17%
Worcestershire -3 6 £155 -55.71% 4
Staffordshire -2 5 £450 +66.66% 2
Solihull +4 4 £275 -27.63% 1
Walsall -4 4 £428 +3.63%
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 121 (34.28%) SQL
2 82 (23.23%) UNIX
3 75 (21.25%) Finance
4 70 (19.83%) Oracle Database
5 55 (15.58%) Java
6 49 (13.88%) PL/SQL
6 49 (13.88%) Windows
6 49 (13.88%) Linux
7 42 (11.90%) SQL Server
7 42 (11.90%) Migration
8 41 (11.61%) SAP
9 40 (11.33%) XML
10 39 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (11.05%) Security Cleared
10 39 (11.05%) Relational Database
11 36 (10.20%) WebLogic
11 36 (10.20%) SC Cleared
12 34 (9.63%) Microsoft
13 30 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (8.22%) IBM
15 28 (7.93%) J2EE
15 28 (7.93%) Shell Script
15 28 (7.93%) Project Management
16 27 (7.65%) SOA
16 27 (7.65%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (7.37%) HTML
18 25 (7.08%) Business Objects
18 25 (7.08%) ITIL
18 25 (7.08%) AIX
18 25 (7.08%) HP

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 36 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 21 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.97%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (2.83%) Apache
5 9 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (2.27%) CMS
7 6 (1.70%) Oracle UPK
7 6 (1.70%) SAS
8 5 (1.42%) Documentum
9 4 (1.13%) CICS
9 4 (1.13%) TPMS
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.57%) Confluence
12 1 (0.28%) Node.js
12 1 (0.28%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.40%) MS Office
1 12 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.12%) MS Project
3 5 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.42%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (7.08%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (4.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.55%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.98%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 7 (1.98%) Oracle FAH
6 6 (1.70%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (1.70%) Magento
6 6 (1.70%) Agresso
6 6 (1.70%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle Payroll
8 4 (1.13%) Maximo
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (1.13%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.53%) SAN
1 16 (4.53%) Internet
2 10 (2.83%) FTP
3 9 (2.55%) Firewall
4 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.98%) LAN
6 4 (1.13%) VoIP
6 4 (1.13%) ATM
6 4 (1.13%) HTTP
6 4 (1.13%) WAN
7 3 (0.85%) Broadband
7 3 (0.85%) WLAN
7 3 (0.85%) NAS
8 1 (0.28%) DNS
8 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.83%) Oracle Database
2 42 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 39 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (11.05%) Relational Database
4 27 (7.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (6.52%) RDBMS
5 23 (6.52%) MySQL
6 15 (4.25%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (3.40%) Data Mart
8 11 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.12%) Informix
8 11 (3.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (2.83%) DB2
10 7 (1.98%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (1.98%) BusinessObjects XI
10 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.70%) Essbase
12 5 (1.42%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (4.25%) Toad
2 13 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.42%) ProC
3 5 (1.42%) Maven
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.13%) JMeter
5 3 (0.85%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.57%) JIRA
6 2 (0.57%) ERwin
6 2 (0.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.28%) PROIV
7 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.28%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.28%) CA Gen
General
1 75 (21.25%) Finance
2 25 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.12%) Banking
4 10 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.27%) Marketing
6 7 (1.98%) Retail
7 6 (1.70%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.13%) Billing
9 4 (1.13%) Automotive
10 3 (0.85%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (24.65%) Developer
2 70 (19.83%) Architect
3 43 (12.18%) Analyst
4 35 (9.92%) Consultant
5 30 (8.50%) Project Manager
6 22 (6.23%) Oracle Developer
6 22 (6.23%) Oracle Consultant
7 18 (5.10%) DBA
8 16 (4.53%) Oracle DBA
9 15 (4.25%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.12%) Integration Architect
11 11 (3.12%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (2.83%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 10 (2.83%) Test Analyst
12 10 (2.83%) Functional Consultant
13 9 (2.55%) Administrator
13 9 (2.55%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 8 (2.27%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.33%) XML
2 28 (7.93%) J2EE
3 26 (7.37%) HTML
4 22 (6.23%) .NET
5 21 (5.95%) Web Services
6 18 (5.10%) CSS
6 18 (5.10%) JSP
7 16 (4.53%) Middleware
7 16 (4.53%) Spring
8 15 (4.25%) Hibernate
8 15 (4.25%) SOAP
9 13 (3.68%) Servlets
10 11 (3.12%) Java EE
11 10 (2.83%) XSLT
12 9 (2.55%) Struts
12 9 (2.55%) Ajax
12 9 (2.55%) JMS
13 8 (2.27%) JMX
13 8 (2.27%) JDBC
13 8 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.27%) Replication
2 8 (2.27%) iPad
3 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.70%) E-Learning
3 6 (1.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.42%) DataPower
5 4 (1.13%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.13%) Kindle
5 4 (1.13%) Web 2.0
6 3 (0.85%) Statistics
6 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.85%) W3C
6 3 (0.85%) LPAR
6 3 (0.85%) Open Source
7 2 (0.57%) AS400
7 2 (0.57%) Equities
8 1 (0.28%) Clustering
8 1 (0.28%) SCADA
8 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 82 (23.23%) UNIX
2 49 (13.88%) Windows
2 49 (13.88%) Linux
3 25 (7.08%) AIX
4 24 (6.80%) Solaris
5 7 (1.98%) HPUX
6 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.42%) SUSE
8 4 (1.13%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.28%) VMS
11 1 (0.28%) zOS
11 1 (0.28%) VME
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (11.90%) Migration
2 30 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (7.93%) Project Management
4 27 (7.65%) SOA
5 25 (7.08%) ITIL
6 24 (6.80%) ERP
7 23 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (5.38%) Data Modelling
9 18 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (4.82%) ETL
10 17 (4.82%) Waterfall
11 16 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (4.53%) Data Migration
11 16 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.25%) Test Scripting
12 15 (4.25%) OO
12 15 (4.25%) CRM
13 14 (3.97%) E-Commerce
13 14 (3.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (34.28%) SQL
2 55 (15.58%) Java
3 49 (13.88%) PL/SQL
4 28 (7.93%) Shell Script
5 23 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.68%) C
7 12 (3.40%) PHP
8 11 (3.12%) C#
9 7 (1.98%) Perl
10 6 (1.70%) C++
10 6 (1.70%) COBOL
11 5 (1.42%) VB
12 3 (0.85%) Korn
12 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.57%) VBScript
13 2 (0.57%) Python
13 2 (0.57%) Pascal
14 1 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.12%) ISEB
3 11 (3.12%) Degree
4 7 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.57%) MBA
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) CIPD
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PMP
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.68%) QA
2 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.42%) SLA
4 4 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.57%) P3O
5 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (3.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.85%) Nmap
3 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.85%) Terminal Server
3 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.85%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.28%) RHEV
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) NetBackup
1 8 (2.27%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.13%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.13%) Control-M
3 4 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.85%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (0.85%) Nessus
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.57%) MOM
5 2 (0.57%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (11.61%) SAP
2 34 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.22%) IBM
4 25 (7.08%) Business Objects
4 25 (7.08%) HP
5 21 (5.95%) Sybase
6 15 (4.25%) JBoss
7 12 (3.40%) Informatica
8 11 (3.12%) Cognos
8 11 (3.12%) VMware
9 10 (2.83%) NetApp
10 9 (2.55%) JD Edwards
10 9 (2.55%) webMethods
10 9 (2.55%) Symantec
10 9 (2.55%) Adobe
10 9 (2.55%) Sun
10 9 (2.55%) 3PAR
11 8 (2.27%) ATG
11 8 (2.27%) Endeca
11 8 (2.27%) EMC
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