The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQLPlus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQLPlus over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle SQL*Plus
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 165 199
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34  
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.092% 0.030% 0.052%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +50.00% -28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

SQLPlus is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 849 804 1491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.92% 24.20% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 641 1186
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -40.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQLPlus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SQLPlus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQLPlus in the City of London

SQLPlus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQLPlus in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQLPlus in the City of London

SQLPlus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQLPlus in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQLPlus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQLPlus.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (25.00%) EMIR
4 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Billing
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) MiFID
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Perl

SQLPlus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) E-Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) EMIR
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft