The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 16 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 West Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 111 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £381 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
414 272 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.29% 14.41% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 130 145
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £33.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +73.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.70 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £34.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Oracle Certification
England

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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
Birmingham - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Oracle Certification
England

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) OCP
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Streams
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCEA
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (16.67%) MOM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM