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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 227 158 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.47% 6.70% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 13.22% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 96 58
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £46.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.13% +37.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +20.76%
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
1362 1195 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.82% 50.70% 49.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 572 378
Average daily rate £364 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 82 103
Average hourly rate £23.50 £15.85 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.26% -18.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £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 1 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 1 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 52 £400 +56.09% 5
Birmingham -16 36 £375 -6.25% 13
Shropshire -2 29 £495 +20.00% 2
Coventry +13 24 £425 +30.76% 11
Staffordshire -2 13 £395 +1.93%
Solihull +16 11 £291 -14.33% 2
Wolverhampton +8 8 £400 +6.66% 2
Worcestershire +3 4 £375 +11.11% 4
Walsall - 3 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £388 -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 172 (41.45%) SQL
2 104 (25.06%) Oracle Database
3 98 (23.61%) UNIX
4 94 (22.65%) Java
5 86 (20.72%) SQL Server
6 78 (18.80%) Finance
7 67 (16.14%) PL/SQL
7 67 (16.14%) XML
8 64 (15.42%) Windows
9 62 (14.94%) WebLogic
10 61 (14.70%) Microsoft
11 55 (13.25%) Linux
12 53 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (11.33%) .NET
15 45 (10.84%) SOA
16 43 (10.36%) webMethods
17 42 (10.12%) IBM
18 41 (9.88%) J2EE
18 41 (9.88%) Web Services
19 39 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (9.16%) Pega
21 37 (8.92%) Oracle Reports
21 37 (8.92%) Middleware
22 36 (8.67%) ETL
22 36 (8.67%) Data Modelling
23 34 (8.19%) Migration
24 33 (7.95%) Shell Script
25 32 (7.71%) Oracle Database 11g
25 32 (7.71%) Waterfall

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 62 (14.94%) WebLogic
2 19 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 18 (4.34%) JBoss
4 17 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.10%) Apache
5 13 (3.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 12 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.89%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (2.65%) Confluence
8 10 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.93%) Oracle BPEL
11 7 (1.69%) Documentum
12 4 (0.96%) Mule
12 4 (0.96%) WebLogic Integration
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.72%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.72%) AquaLogic
14 2 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (6.51%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (5.06%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (4.10%) Oracle HRMS
3 17 (4.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (3.37%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (2.41%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (1.93%) Oracle TCA
8 7 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (1.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Utilities
11 3 (0.72%) Northgate Housing
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.48%) CA PPM
12 2 (0.48%) Primavera
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.89%) Firewall
2 11 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.17%) SSL
3 9 (2.17%) Internet
4 6 (1.45%) FTP
5 3 (0.72%) HTTP
6 2 (0.48%) SSH
6 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.48%) LAN
6 2 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.24%) VLAN
7 1 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (25.06%) Oracle Database
2 86 (20.72%) SQL Server
3 37 (8.92%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (7.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (6.51%) Relational Database
6 26 (6.27%) MySQL
7 21 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (4.58%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 13 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.41%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.93%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
13 7 (1.69%) DB2
14 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (1.20%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 24 (5.78%) Subversion
2 20 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
3 18 (4.34%) Maven
4 16 (3.86%) Hudson
4 16 (3.86%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.61%) JIRA
6 10 (2.41%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (1.20%) ERwin
8 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.96%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.96%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.72%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.72%) Toad
11 2 (0.48%) Selenium
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 78 (18.80%) Finance
2 11 (2.65%) Retail
3 10 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.69%) General Ledger
5 4 (0.96%) Billing
6 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.72%) Banking
6 3 (0.72%) Local Government
7 2 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 129 (31.08%) Developer
2 86 (20.72%) Architect
3 52 (12.53%) Consultant
4 47 (11.33%) Analyst
5 39 (9.40%) Oracle Developer
6 34 (8.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 29 (6.99%) DBA
8 24 (5.78%) Administrator
9 20 (4.82%) Functional Consultant
10 19 (4.58%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 18 (4.34%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (3.86%) Oracle HR Consultant
13 13 (3.13%) Platform Architect
13 13 (3.13%) Integration Architect
14 11 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.65%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.65%) C# Developer
15 10 (2.41%) SQL DBA
16 9 (2.17%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
16 9 (2.17%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.14%) XML
2 47 (11.33%) .NET
3 41 (9.88%) J2EE
3 41 (9.88%) Web Services
4 37 (8.92%) Middleware
5 26 (6.27%) SOAP
6 24 (5.78%) HTML
6 24 (5.78%) ASP.NET
7 22 (5.30%) XSLT
8 21 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
9 18 (4.34%) .NET Framework
10 16 (3.86%) REST
11 15 (3.61%) XSD
11 15 (3.61%) jQuery
12 14 (3.37%) Ajax
12 14 (3.37%) WSDL
13 13 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (3.13%) CSS
13 13 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 11 (2.65%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.47%) Open Source
3 17 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.65%) DataPower
6 10 (2.41%) Data Extraction
6 10 (2.41%) Clustering
7 8 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.45%) NHS
9 4 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.96%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.96%) User Experience
9 4 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.72%) HP Superdome
10 3 (0.72%) W3C
10 3 (0.72%) Statistics
11 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 98 (23.61%) UNIX
2 64 (15.42%) Windows
3 55 (13.25%) Linux
4 25 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (5.30%) Solaris
6 21 (5.06%) AIX
7 13 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 11 (2.65%) HPUX
9 8 (1.93%) SUSE
10 5 (1.20%) zOS
11 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.96%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.24%) MVS
13 1 (0.24%) Tru64
13 1 (0.24%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (10.84%) SOA
4 36 (8.67%) ETL
4 36 (8.67%) Data Modelling
5 34 (8.19%) Migration
6 32 (7.71%) Waterfall
7 30 (7.23%) RUP
8 22 (5.30%) Configuration Management
9 19 (4.58%) OO
9 19 (4.58%) Scrum
10 18 (4.34%) EAI
11 16 (3.86%) Data Migration
11 16 (3.86%) Integration Testing
11 16 (3.86%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (3.86%) MVC
11 16 (3.86%) ITIL
12 14 (3.37%) Analytics
12 14 (3.37%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 172 (41.45%) SQL
2 94 (22.65%) Java
3 67 (16.14%) PL/SQL
4 33 (7.95%) Shell Script
5 31 (7.47%) C#
6 29 (6.99%) JavaScript
7 27 (6.51%) Perl
8 12 (2.89%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.65%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.41%) Ruby
11 6 (1.45%) COBOL
12 5 (1.20%) C
13 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.48%) XPath
14 2 (0.48%) C++
14 2 (0.48%) VB
15 1 (0.24%) Python
15 1 (0.24%) VBScript
15 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.10%) Degree
4 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.20%) ISEB
6 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.96%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.72%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.72%) MCITP
8 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) MCP
8 2 (0.48%) HNC
8 2 (0.48%) MCSA
8 2 (0.48%) PMP
8 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) APMP
8 2 (0.48%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.41%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.20%) HL7
4 2 (0.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (2.41%) Squid
2 9 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.96%) vCloud
4 4 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.24%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.24%) KVM
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (4.58%) Puppet
2 13 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 9 (2.17%) CA LISA
3 9 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.96%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 61 (14.70%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.36%) webMethods
3 42 (10.12%) IBM
4 38 (9.16%) Pega
5 28 (6.75%) Informatica
6 27 (6.51%) Red Hat
7 26 (6.27%) BEA
8 19 (4.58%) TIBCO
9 16 (3.86%) SAP
9 16 (3.86%) Sun
10 14 (3.37%) Infor
10 14 (3.37%) HP
11 12 (2.89%) Netezza
11 12 (2.89%) Ab Initio
11 12 (2.89%) Business Objects
12 9 (2.17%) Green Hat
12 9 (2.17%) Solace
13 7 (1.69%) Talend
14 6 (1.45%) i2
15 5 (1.20%) Red Gate
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