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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 17 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 200 127 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.78% 6.00% 7.31%
As % of the Vendors category 15.52% 13.80% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 81 102
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £513 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £30.63 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
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
1289 920 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.16% 43.44% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 473 519
Average daily rate £330 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 50 98
Average hourly rate £17.93 £20.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.93 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +3 59 £365 -20.43% 13
Warwickshire +8 39 £363 -2.02% 3
Coventry +10 23 £311 +0.40% 6
Shropshire -2 19 £298 -30.00% 2
Worcestershire -3 7 £155 -55.71% 3
Solihull +9 4 £275 -29.48% 1
Staffordshire +2 4 £450 +36.36% 3
Walsall -3 3 £428 +14.00%
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 132 (36.87%) SQL
2 84 (23.46%) UNIX
3 74 (20.67%) Finance
4 65 (18.16%) Oracle Database
5 59 (16.48%) Linux
6 56 (15.64%) Java
7 53 (14.80%) Windows
8 50 (13.97%) PL/SQL
9 44 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (12.01%) Security Cleared
11 42 (11.73%) SAP
12 40 (11.17%) XML
12 40 (11.17%) SC Cleared
13 38 (10.61%) SQL Server
13 38 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
14 37 (10.34%) WebLogic
15 36 (10.06%) Microsoft
16 32 (8.94%) Relational Database
17 31 (8.66%) Migration
18 30 (8.38%) Shell Script
18 30 (8.38%) IBM
19 29 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (7.82%) Oracle EBS
20 28 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
21 26 (7.26%) WebSphere
21 26 (7.26%) J2EE
21 26 (7.26%) ITIL
22 25 (6.98%) SOA
22 25 (6.98%) Telecoms
22 25 (6.98%) Analytical Skills

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 37 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 26 (7.26%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (3.63%) Apache
5 12 (3.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (2.23%) Documentum
6 8 (2.23%) CMS
7 6 (1.68%) Oracle UPK
8 5 (1.40%) SAS
9 4 (1.12%) CICS
9 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.12%) TPMS
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.56%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.56%) Confluence
12 1 (0.28%) Node.js
12 1 (0.28%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.35%) MS Project
2 12 (3.35%) MS Office
3 5 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) InDesign
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (7.82%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (5.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.79%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (2.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (2.51%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 7 (1.96%) Oracle FAH
6 6 (1.68%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.68%) Agresso
6 6 (1.68%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (1.68%) Magento
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Payroll
7 5 (1.40%) ENOVIA
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.12%) TRIRIGA
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.59%) SAN
2 16 (4.47%) Internet
3 10 (2.79%) FTP
4 9 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.23%) Firewall
5 8 (2.23%) LAN
6 4 (1.12%) VoIP
6 4 (1.12%) WLAN
6 4 (1.12%) WAN
6 4 (1.12%) HTTP
6 4 (1.12%) ATM
6 4 (1.12%) NAS
7 3 (0.84%) Broadband
8 1 (0.28%) SMTP
8 1 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.16%) Oracle Database
2 38 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (8.94%) Relational Database
4 28 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (5.87%) MySQL
6 16 (4.47%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (4.47%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (3.35%) Data Mart
8 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (3.35%) DB2
9 8 (2.23%) Informix
9 8 (2.23%) Essbase
9 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (1.68%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.47%) Toad
2 13 (3.63%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.40%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.40%) ProC
3 5 (1.40%) Maven
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.12%) JMeter
4 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.84%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.56%) ERwin
6 2 (0.56%) NUnit
6 2 (0.56%) JIRA
6 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.28%) PROIV
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.28%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
General
1 74 (20.67%) Finance
2 25 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.19%) Banking
4 10 (2.79%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.51%) Retail
6 8 (2.23%) Marketing
7 7 (1.96%) Automotive
8 6 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.68%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.12%) Billing
10 3 (0.84%) 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 88 (24.58%) Developer
2 65 (18.16%) Architect
3 47 (13.13%) Analyst
4 36 (10.06%) Consultant
5 29 (8.10%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.98%) Oracle Consultant
7 23 (6.42%) Oracle Developer
8 20 (5.59%) DBA
9 17 (4.75%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (4.47%) Java Developer
11 14 (3.91%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.07%) Integration Architect
13 10 (2.79%) Functional Consultant
13 10 (2.79%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 9 (2.51%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (2.51%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 9 (2.51%) Administrator
14 9 (2.51%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.23%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.17%) XML
2 26 (7.26%) J2EE
3 23 (6.42%) .NET
4 21 (5.87%) Web Services
5 20 (5.59%) Middleware
5 20 (5.59%) HTML
6 16 (4.47%) JSP
6 16 (4.47%) SOAP
6 16 (4.47%) Spring
7 15 (4.19%) Hibernate
7 15 (4.19%) CSS
8 13 (3.63%) Servlets
9 11 (3.07%) XSLT
9 11 (3.07%) Java EE
10 9 (2.51%) JMS
10 9 (2.51%) Struts
11 8 (2.23%) JDBC
11 8 (2.23%) JMX
11 8 (2.23%) REST
12 7 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.23%) Replication
3 8 (2.23%) iPad
4 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.68%) E-Learning
5 6 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.40%) DataPower
7 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.12%) Kindle
7 4 (1.12%) Open Source
7 4 (1.12%) Statistics
8 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.84%) W3C
8 3 (0.84%) LPAR
8 3 (0.84%) User Experience
9 2 (0.56%) PMI
9 2 (0.56%) AS400
9 2 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 84 (23.46%) UNIX
2 59 (16.48%) Linux
3 53 (14.80%) Windows
4 22 (6.15%) Solaris
5 21 (5.87%) AIX
6 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.96%) HPUX
8 6 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.68%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.12%) SUSE
9 4 (1.12%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) VMS
12 1 (0.28%) zOS
12 1 (0.28%) VME
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (8.66%) Migration
3 29 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (7.26%) ITIL
5 25 (6.98%) SOA
6 24 (6.70%) ERP
7 23 (6.42%) Project Management
8 21 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (5.31%) Data Modelling
10 19 (5.31%) Test Scripting
10 19 (5.31%) Waterfall
11 18 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (4.19%) ETL
12 15 (4.19%) CRM
12 15 (4.19%) Service Management
12 15 (4.19%) Workflow
13 14 (3.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 132 (36.87%) SQL
2 56 (15.64%) Java
3 50 (13.97%) PL/SQL
4 30 (8.38%) Shell Script
5 17 (4.75%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.75%) C
6 9 (2.51%) C#
6 9 (2.51%) PHP
7 8 (2.23%) VB
8 7 (1.96%) COBOL
9 6 (1.68%) C++
10 3 (0.84%) Perl
10 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.84%) Korn
10 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.84%) Pascal
11 2 (0.56%) Python
11 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) ABAP
12 1 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 43 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.91%) ISEB
4 12 (3.35%) Degree
5 8 (2.23%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.56%) PgMP
7 2 (0.56%) APMP
7 2 (0.56%) PMP
7 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.56%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.56%) MBA
8 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) CIPD
8 1 (0.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.35%) QA
2 6 (1.68%) SLA
2 6 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.84%) P3O
5 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.47%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (2.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.40%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.12%) NFS
6 3 (0.84%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.84%) Nmap
6 3 (0.84%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.28%) RHEV
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.51%) Data Guard
2 8 (2.23%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.40%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.84%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.84%) Nessus
6 2 (0.56%) MOM
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.56%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (11.73%) SAP
2 36 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.38%) IBM
4 24 (6.70%) HP
5 23 (6.42%) Business Objects
6 18 (5.03%) Sybase
7 16 (4.47%) JBoss
8 15 (4.19%) VMware
9 12 (3.35%) Citrix
9 12 (3.35%) Informatica
10 10 (2.79%) NetApp
10 10 (2.79%) Cognos
11 9 (2.51%) Adobe
11 9 (2.51%) Sun
11 9 (2.51%) Symantec
11 9 (2.51%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.23%) ATG
12 8 (2.23%) Endeca
12 8 (2.23%) Brocade
12 8 (2.23%) webMethods
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