The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Wales 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 66 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% 0.19% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.62% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£438 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 161 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.15% 30.61% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 77 92
Average daily rate £420 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Oracle Certification
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Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) XenServer
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) vCloud
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (83.33%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Remedy
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) MetaFrame
5 1 (16.67%) OCP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) OCP
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (83.33%) XenServer
1 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
1 5 (83.33%) vCloud
2 2 (33.33%) MetaFrame
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
1 5 (83.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Symantec
1 5 (83.33%) Remedy
1 5 (83.33%) VMware