The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 5.67% 26.58% 10.34%
As % of the Vendors category 15.09% 51.22% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Average daily rate
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£431 £495 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.61%
Oracle
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Vendors Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 37.59% 51.90% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 12
Average daily rate £440 £425 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +47.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £521 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -69.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the West Wales region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the West Wales region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Swansea -8 7 £438 -11.61%
Carmarthenshire - 1 £360 -
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
4 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) Service Management
5 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) DevOps
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
8 3 (17.65%) SSH
8 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (17.65%) Puppet
8 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
8 3 (17.65%) PuTTY
8 3 (17.65%) Ansible
8 3 (17.65%) BMC
8 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) Delphi
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) XML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
2 2 (11.76%) WildFly
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) SSH
1 3 (17.65%) PuTTY
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) DBA
1 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
1 3 (17.65%) Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Scala Developer
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) AIX
2 3 (17.65%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Delphi
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Sun
2 3 (17.65%) BMC
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) AppSense
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco