The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Worcestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 14 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.75% 17.98% 14.04%
As % of the Vendors category 5.66% 27.12% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate £338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.50 £41.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 66.25% 66.29% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 4
Average daily rate £340 £250 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -34.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £160 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -5 1 - - 1
Evesham - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Redditch - - - - 1
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) OLTP
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (20.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) OLTP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (20.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP