The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Oracle EBS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle EBS over the 3 months to 27 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 E-Business Suite (OEBS)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 229 223
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 31 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.41% 5.84% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 30
Median daily rate £475 £419 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% -4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +11.90% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

Oracle EBS is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 573 702 671
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 7.39% 7.81% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 430 399
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.06% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.24 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £99.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

Oracle EBS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Oracle EBS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle EBS in the South East

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle EBS in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle EBS in the South East

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle EBS in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle EBS in the South East

Oracle EBS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle EBS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle EBS in the South East

Oracle EBS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle EBS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 15 £445 +31.36%
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £475 -
Surrey +7 3 £700 +27.27%
Berkshire +12 2 - -
Oxfordshire -5 1 - -
Kent - 1 £150 -
Oracle EBS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle EBS 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle EBS.

1 75 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (38.67%) Finance
3 26 (34.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 20 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (26.67%) Oracle Database
6 18 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (22.67%) ITIL
7 17 (22.67%) Windows
7 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
8 16 (21.33%) SQL
8 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (17.33%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (17.33%) Oracle RMAN
11 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
12 11 (14.67%) Oracle Fusion
12 11 (14.67%) Release Management
12 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
12 11 (14.67%) Linux
12 11 (14.67%) ERP
13 10 (13.33%) MSI
13 10 (13.33%) SCCM
13 10 (13.33%) Windows Vista
13 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 9 (12.00%) Application Packaging
14 9 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (12.00%) System Integration Testing

Oracle EBS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.00%) GeoServer
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (34.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (4.00%) Primavera
7 2 (2.67%) Maximo
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Taleo
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
2 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 18 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.67%) MySQL
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (4.00%) QlikView
10 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MSI
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (6.67%) Toad
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.33%) ProC
5 1 (1.33%) SilkTest
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Local Government
4 3 (4.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 18 (24.00%) DBA
2 18 (24.00%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (17.33%) Consultant
4 10 (13.33%) E-Business Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 9 (12.00%) Functional Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) UAT Manager
7 6 (8.00%) UAT Test Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Developer
8 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared DBA
9 4 (5.33%) Applications Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 4 (5.33%) Oracle Programme Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Programme Manager
10 3 (4.00%) ERP Manager
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (12.00%) Middleware
3 4 (5.33%) OAuth2
3 4 (5.33%) RESTful
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (1.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) Web Services Management
5 1 (1.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) HACMP
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 9 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.67%) AIX
6 6 (8.00%) Unix
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.00%) Solaris
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (22.67%) ITIL
3 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (14.67%) ERP
4 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
4 11 (14.67%) Release Management
5 9 (12.00%) Application Packaging
5 9 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) E-business
7 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (6.67%) Migration
8 5 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.00%) C
5 2 (2.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.33%) ISEB
5 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) GAAP
1 1 (1.33%) PMO
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 10 (13.33%) SCCM
3 9 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Data Guard
6 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (5.33%) vRealize
7 1 (1.33%) MOM
7 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.67%) IBM
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.67%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) Cognos
4 5 (6.67%) HP
4 5 (6.67%) Hyperion
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Dell
6 2 (2.67%) Syclo
6 2 (2.67%) webMethods
7 1 (1.33%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.33%) Mitel