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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 7 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.50% 3.57% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 6.06% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
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
48 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 66.67% 58.93% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 13
Average daily rate £350 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 20
Average hourly rate £22.69 £8.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.62% -75.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £8.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £8.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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
Worcester - 9 £350 -
Evesham - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) Sun
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Infor
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Streams

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WLAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) OLTP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Support
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Sun Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Sun Support
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Sun
1 9 (75.00%) Infor
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) SAP