The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 19 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.85% 5.49% 6.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% 8.93% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£269 £155 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.38% -52.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +8.08%
Oracle
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 47.22% 61.54% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 13
Average daily rate £400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £155 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £9.50 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Malvern -9 1 £288 -17.85%
Worcester - 1 £250 -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Northgate
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) X.400
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Infor
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Northgate
2 1 (14.29%) Infor
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) VMware