Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Oracle Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Certification
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 816 779
Rank change year-on-year +15 -37 +42
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 58 38 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.040% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 57
England median daily rate £425 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.80% +7.29% +12.58%
10th Percentile £355 £383 £300
90th Percentile £575 £528 £488
UK median daily rate £413 £456 £425
% change year-on-year -9.54% +7.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
England median hourly rate £41.53 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.78% - -
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.78% - -

Oracle Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,688 17,907 20,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 18.94% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,475 10,984 12,686
England median daily rate £450 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +0.24% +6.13%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 841 780
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +0.75% +10.87%
10th Percentile £12.69 £12.00 £12.14
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92% +6.93%

Oracle Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Oracle Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Certification in England

Oracle Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Certification in England

Oracle Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Certification in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Certification in England

Oracle Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Certification in England

Oracle Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -11 16 £550 +4.76% 1
Midlands -9 13 £364 - 1
South East -10 11 £395 +3.27% 2
London +1 10 £500 +4.88% 3
West Midlands -16 9 £430 - 1
North of England -20 6 £469 +30.21% 4
East Midlands +13 4 £357 -
North East -1 4 £525 +45.83% 2
East of England +1 1 - -
North West -9 1 - -
Yorkshire -9 1 £413 - 2
Oracle Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle Certification.

1 54 (93.10%) Oracle
2 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (46.55%) OCP
2 27 (46.55%) Oracle Database
3 26 (44.83%) Data Guard
3 26 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (41.38%) OCA
5 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
6 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
6 22 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (36.21%) Oracle Database 12c
8 20 (34.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 20 (34.48%) ITIL
9 19 (32.76%) JIRA
10 18 (31.03%) Windows
10 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (29.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (29.31%) VMware
12 16 (27.59%) Oracle RMAN
12 16 (27.59%) Computer Science
12 16 (27.59%) MCSE
12 16 (27.59%) MCSA
13 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (25.86%) Cisco
13 15 (25.86%) CCNA
13 15 (25.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
13 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
13 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure

Oracle Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.24%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.72%) DMZ
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) Oracle Database
2 21 (36.21%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (29.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (17.24%) MySQL
5 8 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.72%) Big Data
8 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.72%) KDB
8 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.72%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) JIRA
2 10 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.72%) JMeter
5 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) DBA
1 26 (44.83%) Oracle DBA
2 13 (22.41%) PowerShell Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared DBA
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Solaris Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior DBA
9 2 (3.45%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 10 (17.24%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) Flask
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.90%) Reinsurance
6 2 (3.45%) RIA
7 1 (1.72%) Clustering
7 1 (1.72%) Derivative
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) Fintech
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.41%) Unix
4 12 (20.69%) Linux
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (8.62%) Solaris
7 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 2 (3.45%) CentOS
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (34.48%) ITIL
5 12 (20.69%) Capacity Management
5 12 (20.69%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (18.97%) Database Tuning
6 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (17.24%) Business Continuity
7 10 (17.24%) Change Control
7 10 (17.24%) DevOps
7 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (13.79%) Kanban
8 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.79%) NsoIT
8 8 (13.79%) Open Source
9 6 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (8.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Korn
5 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) AWK
6 2 (3.45%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) OCP
2 24 (41.38%) OCA
3 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
4 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (27.59%) MCSA
5 16 (27.59%) MCSE
6 15 (25.86%) CCNA
6 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (25.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (22.41%) Degree
8 9 (15.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.45%) RHCE
10 2 (3.45%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.72%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (24.14%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.45%) GlusterFS
4 2 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (44.83%) Data Guard
2 16 (27.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (25.86%) vCenter Server
4 12 (20.69%) PowerCLI
5 11 (18.97%) Foglight
6 10 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (13.79%) Ansible
8 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 54 (93.10%) Oracle
2 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.31%) VMware
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco
5 11 (18.97%) Imperva
6 10 (17.24%) Atlassian
7 3 (5.17%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Sun
8 2 (3.45%) Brocade
8 2 (3.45%) Centrify
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.45%) SAP
8 2 (3.45%) StorageTek
8 2 (3.45%) Veritas