The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 137 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£220 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -17.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
642 544 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.99% 19.21% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 250 272
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 47 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £33.62 £31.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification across the North West region.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Certification
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Certification 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 Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware