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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 22 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 175 149 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.87% 6.38% 7.03%
As % of the Vendors category 14.16% 12.91% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 87 47
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.52% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
1236 1154 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.49% 49.38% 50.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 534 363
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £490 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 97
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.97 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Warwickshire +23 39 £383 +39.09% 3
Birmingham -21 31 £381 -10.29% 14
Coventry +10 23 £423 +20.71% 11
Shropshire -1 21 £495 +20.00% 2
Solihull +14 12 £313 -16.66% 4
Worcestershire +5 5 £331 -1.85% 1
Staffordshire -10 2 £325 -16.12%
Walsall - 2 - -
Wolverhampton -1 1 £450 +20.00%
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 164 (41.73%) SQL
2 97 (24.68%) Oracle Database
3 91 (23.16%) UNIX
4 85 (21.63%) SQL Server
5 78 (19.85%) Java
6 71 (18.07%) Finance
7 68 (17.30%) PL/SQL
8 65 (16.54%) XML
9 61 (15.52%) Microsoft
10 55 (13.99%) Windows
10 55 (13.99%) WebLogic
11 50 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (12.21%) .NET
12 48 (12.21%) Linux
13 46 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (11.20%) SOA
15 42 (10.69%) IBM
15 42 (10.69%) Web Services
16 40 (10.18%) Pega
17 39 (9.92%) ETL
18 38 (9.67%) webMethods
19 37 (9.41%) Migration
19 37 (9.41%) Oracle Reports
20 35 (8.91%) Middleware
21 33 (8.40%) Data Modelling
22 32 (8.14%) C#
22 32 (8.14%) Shell Script
23 31 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
23 31 (7.89%) JavaScript
23 31 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (13.99%) WebLogic
2 19 (4.83%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 15 (3.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 10 (2.54%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (2.54%) Documentum
6 9 (2.29%) JBoss
6 9 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.04%) Apache
7 8 (2.04%) Oracle BPEL
8 7 (1.78%) SAS
9 6 (1.53%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.02%) Confluence
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.02%) WebLogic Integration
10 4 (1.02%) Mule
11 3 (0.76%) AquaLogic
11 3 (0.76%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 2 (0.51%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (3.05%) MS Office
1 12 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project
3 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 31 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (6.11%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (5.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (4.33%) Oracle HRMS
5 13 (3.31%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (2.80%) Oracle Payroll
6 11 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (2.04%) Oracle TCA
8 7 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle Utilities
11 3 (0.76%) Northgate Housing
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (0.51%) Primavera
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.56%) Firewall
2 11 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.54%) Internet
4 9 (2.29%) SSL
5 6 (1.53%) FTP
6 4 (1.02%) HTTP
7 2 (0.51%) SAN
7 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.25%) SSH
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (0.25%) VLAN
8 1 (0.25%) NAS
8 1 (0.25%) DNS
8 1 (0.25%) VPN
8 1 (0.25%) LAN
8 1 (0.25%) SMTP
8 1 (0.25%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (24.68%) Oracle Database
2 85 (21.63%) SQL Server
3 37 (9.41%) Oracle Reports
4 31 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (6.62%) MySQL
6 25 (6.36%) Relational Database
7 22 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (3.31%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 10 (2.54%) Oracle Discoverer
13 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (2.29%) DB2
14 8 (2.04%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.53%) IBM InfoSphere
16 5 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
16 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (6.36%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (4.33%) Subversion
3 11 (2.80%) SoapUI
4 8 (2.04%) JIRA
4 8 (2.04%) Maven
5 7 (1.78%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (1.78%) Hudson
6 6 (1.53%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.02%) TortoiseSVN
7 4 (1.02%) ERwin
7 4 (1.02%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.02%) Toad
7 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.76%) Selenium
8 3 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.51%) CA Gen
9 2 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 71 (18.07%) Finance
2 12 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.80%) Retail
4 7 (1.78%) General Ledger
5 5 (1.27%) Billing
6 4 (1.02%) Local Government
6 4 (1.02%) Banking
7 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (32.06%) Developer
2 77 (19.59%) Architect
3 52 (13.23%) Consultant
4 46 (11.70%) Analyst
5 42 (10.69%) Oracle Developer
6 36 (9.16%) Oracle Consultant
7 28 (7.12%) DBA
8 24 (6.11%) Administrator
9 20 (5.09%) Functional Consultant
10 19 (4.83%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 16 (4.07%) Oracle HR Consultant
12 14 (3.56%) Integration Architect
13 13 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (2.80%) SQL DBA
14 11 (2.80%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.80%) C# Developer
15 10 (2.54%) Technical Architect
16 9 (2.29%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
16 9 (2.29%) Test Analyst
16 9 (2.29%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.54%) XML
2 48 (12.21%) .NET
3 42 (10.69%) Web Services
4 35 (8.91%) Middleware
5 28 (7.12%) J2EE
6 26 (6.62%) SOAP
7 25 (6.36%) ASP.NET
7 25 (6.36%) HTML
8 22 (5.60%) XSLT
9 18 (4.58%) Oracle Fusion
10 17 (4.33%) .NET Framework
10 17 (4.33%) REST
11 15 (3.82%) jQuery
11 15 (3.82%) XSD
11 15 (3.82%) WSDL
12 14 (3.56%) CSS
12 14 (3.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 14 (3.56%) Ajax
13 9 (2.29%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (2.29%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.36%) Open Source
3 13 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.05%) DataPower
5 11 (2.80%) Clustering
6 10 (2.54%) Data Extraction
7 8 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.78%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.02%) NHS
10 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.76%) Statistics
11 3 (0.76%) W3C
11 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.76%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.76%) HP Superdome
11 3 (0.76%) User Experience
12 2 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.16%) UNIX
2 55 (13.99%) Windows
3 48 (12.21%) Linux
4 17 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.07%) Solaris
6 14 (3.56%) AIX
7 11 (2.80%) HPUX
8 8 (2.04%) SUSE
9 5 (1.27%) zOS
9 5 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.02%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) MVS
12 1 (0.25%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (11.20%) SOA
4 39 (9.92%) ETL
5 37 (9.41%) Migration
6 33 (8.40%) Data Modelling
7 28 (7.12%) Waterfall
8 27 (6.87%) RUP
9 20 (5.09%) Scrum
10 19 (4.83%) Technical Architecture
10 19 (4.83%) Configuration Management
10 19 (4.83%) Workflow
11 18 (4.58%) EAI
11 18 (4.58%) Integration Testing
12 17 (4.33%) MVC
13 16 (4.07%) Data Migration
14 15 (3.82%) OO
14 15 (3.82%) Analytics
15 14 (3.56%) ITIL
16 13 (3.31%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 164 (41.73%) SQL
2 78 (19.85%) Java
3 68 (17.30%) PL/SQL
4 32 (8.14%) C#
4 32 (8.14%) Shell Script
5 31 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 20 (5.09%) Perl
7 12 (3.05%) VB.NET
7 12 (3.05%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.54%) Ruby
9 8 (2.04%) COBOL
10 5 (1.27%) C
11 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.51%) C++
13 1 (0.25%) XPath
13 1 (0.25%) Python
13 1 (0.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.25%) VB
13 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.56%) Degree
4 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.02%) IBM Certification
5 4 (1.02%) ISEB
5 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.76%) MCITP
6 3 (0.76%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.51%) APMP
7 2 (0.51%) PMP
7 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.51%) PgMP
8 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ACCA
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.80%) QA
2 7 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.76%) HL7
4 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.51%) P3O
4 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (1.02%) vCloud
3 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.76%) Squid
4 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.76%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (2.54%) Puppet
1 10 (2.54%) CA LISA
1 10 (2.54%) Tivoli
2 9 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.02%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.25%) Control-M
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 61 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.69%) IBM
3 40 (10.18%) Pega
4 38 (9.67%) webMethods
5 28 (7.12%) Informatica
6 20 (5.09%) Red Hat
6 20 (5.09%) TIBCO
7 18 (4.58%) BEA
8 15 (3.82%) SAP
9 13 (3.31%) Netezza
9 13 (3.31%) Business Objects
9 13 (3.31%) HP
9 13 (3.31%) Ab Initio
10 11 (2.80%) Sun
11 10 (2.54%) Green Hat
11 10 (2.54%) Solace
12 9 (2.29%) Infor
13 7 (1.78%) Talend
14 6 (1.53%) i2
15 5 (1.27%) Northgate
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