The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 March 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 West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 128 130
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 16 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.45% 6.35% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 15
Median daily rate £463 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.12% -14.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £385 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 248 189 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 9.63% 6.51% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 129 156
Median daily rate £425 £378 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -1.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -21.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £11.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.30 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

Oracle EBS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle EBS in the South West

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle EBS in the South West

Oracle EBS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle EBS in the South West

Oracle EBS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Wiltshire - 9 £523 - 3
Bristol +4 4 £363 -5.84%
Gloucestershire +1 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Somerset - 1 £475 - 1
Oracle EBS
England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle EBS.

1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 35 (71.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (67.35%) Security Cleared
4 31 (63.27%) SC Cleared
5 27 (55.10%) Finance
6 25 (51.02%) ERP
7 19 (38.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 17 (34.69%) Oracle Applications
8 17 (34.69%) Hyperion
9 13 (26.53%) SQL
10 11 (22.45%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
11 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
12 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
13 8 (16.33%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (16.33%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (16.33%) MS Project
14 6 (12.24%) Unix
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle Receivables
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle Assets
15 5 (10.20%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (10.20%) DMZ
16 4 (8.16%) Middleware
16 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
17 3 (6.12%) Discrete Manufacturing
17 3 (6.12%) MS Excel

Oracle EBS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.04%) Mule
3 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Project
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (71.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (22.45%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) DMZ
2 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.04%) AMQP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.04%) Essbase
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.08%) Toad
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
General
1 27 (55.10%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Consultant
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle Consultant
2 9 (18.37%) DBA
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (12.24%) Functional Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Applications Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Applications Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Manufacturing Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Procurement Officer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (8.16%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) OAuth2
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) JDBC
5 1 (2.04%) JMS
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) UDDI
5 1 (2.04%) WSDL
5 1 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) AIX
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) ERP
2 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
3 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.12%) CRM
4 3 (6.12%) Discrete Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.12%) SOA
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL
5 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.04%) DevOps
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.04%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.04%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (67.35%) Security Cleared
2 31 (63.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.08%) vRealize
2 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (34.69%) Hyperion
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) Siebel
5 1 (2.04%) VMware