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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 137 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.47% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£335 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £319 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 -
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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
983 641 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.14% 28.64% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 359 430
Average daily rate £395 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 71
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.36 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.58% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) OCA
3 1 (33.33%) DataStage
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) DataStage
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) BPEL
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) OCA
2 1 (33.33%) OCP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAP