The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 232 231 244
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 18 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.072% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2535 2086 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.17% 24.93% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1019 1091
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 124 126
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Oracle Certification
England

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 7 £338 +1.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £406 -
Berkshire -7 2 £325 -23.52% 1
Surrey -10 1 £401 -23.71% 1
Kent - 1 £475 -
West Sussex - - - -
Oracle Certification
England

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (87.10%) Oracle
2 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) IBM
4 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
4 12 (38.71%) OCP
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
5 11 (35.48%) Retail
6 10 (32.26%) Asset Management
6 10 (32.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (32.26%) Data Guard
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) UNIX
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) OCA
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (16.13%) Replication
10 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
11 4 (12.90%) DNS
11 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
12 3 (9.68%) Linux

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.23%) JDeveloper
General
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) DBA
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Management Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Software Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) WSDL
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) XSD
2 1 (3.23%) XSLT
2 1 (3.23%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) HACMP
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Asset Management
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
5 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) E-business
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.23%) BPEL
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) OCP
2 6 (19.35%) OCA
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ACCA
4 1 (3.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.23%) MetaFrame
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) XenServer
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.23%) SRDF
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) vCloud
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Data Guard
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (9.68%) MIIS
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Oracle
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Primavera