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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 19 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 7.26% 0.73% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 19.15% 3.13% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £225 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -30.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
47 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 37.90% 23.36% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 3
Average daily rate £445 £375 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.05 £11.05 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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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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 +15 9 £463 +105.55%
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (43.75%) CA
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) CA Gen
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
5 6 (37.50%) Service Management
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) BMC
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) AIX
6 3 (18.75%) HPUX
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) Delphi
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
6 3 (18.75%) LDAP
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (18.75%) SSH
6 3 (18.75%) PuTTY

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) WildFly
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
1 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (43.75%) CA Gen
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) AIX
2 3 (18.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Delphi
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) CA
2 3 (18.75%) BMC
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) HP