The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certification
Rank 138 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.59% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £381 £378
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 -
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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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
881 842 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.29% 29.15% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 456 408
Average daily rate £401 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 47
Average hourly rate £38.25 £25.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.54% -31.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Certification
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 Certification across the South West region.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (60.00%) Solaris
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle 9iAS
4 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Apache Flex
7 3 (20.00%) BC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (53.33%) Oracle 9iAS
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (13.33%) DataStage
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DBA
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Solaris
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) OCA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP