Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 820 833 791
Rank change year-on-year +13 -42 +29
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 54 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.048% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 43
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £328
90th Percentile £588 £561 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -9.47% +18.75% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £41.53 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 - -

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,141 19,143 19,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.21% 19.04% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,407 11,757 12,445
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £250
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 840 874
UK median hourly rate £28.52 £24.77 £25.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.12% -4.50% -5.68%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.60 £50.00 £49.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.69 £27.25
% change year-on-year +7.05% -5.72% -2.68%

Oracle Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Certification in the UK

Oracle Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Certification in the UK

Oracle Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Certification over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Certification in the UK

Oracle Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Certification in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
England +27 52 £500 +2.46% 10
UK excluding London +9 48 £430 -9.47% 8
Midlands +14 20 £400 +6.67% 1
West Midlands -16 13 £465 +23.93%
South West - 12 £550 -
South East +8 9 £405 -19.00% 2
London +1 6 £550 +12.82% 3
East Midlands - 5 £357 - 1
North of England -11 3 £575 +59.72% 4
East of England +2 2 £438 -12.50%
Scotland -1 2 £325 -
North East +2 1 £525 +45.83% 3
North West -11 1 - -
Yorkshire -16 1 £625 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 with a requirement for Oracle Certification.

1 53 (98.15%) Oracle
2 28 (51.85%) Oracle Database
3 25 (46.30%) OCP
4 23 (42.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 22 (40.74%) Data Guard
5 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
7 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
8 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (35.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 18 (33.33%) OCA
10 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
10 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (29.63%) ITIL
12 15 (27.78%) Linux
12 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
12 15 (27.78%) JIRA
13 14 (25.93%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (25.93%) SQL
14 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (24.07%) Windows
14 13 (24.07%) Degree
15 12 (22.22%) MCSE
15 12 (22.22%) Capacity Management
15 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
16 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (20.37%) Database Tuning
16 11 (20.37%) Imperva
16 11 (20.37%) vCenter Server

Oracle Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (14.81%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) Mendix
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.70%) SAN
1 2 (3.70%) SSH
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) Oracle Database
2 23 (42.59%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (12.96%) MySQL
4 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.70%) Big Data
6 2 (3.70%) KDB
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.85%) DTS
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) DBA
1 23 (42.59%) Oracle DBA
2 14 (25.93%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL Developer
5 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Senior DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) CSS Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (12.96%) REST
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) Flask
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) Java SE
4 2 (3.70%) jQuery
4 2 (3.70%) JSON
4 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 2 (3.70%) RESTful
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) WSDL
4 2 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Fintech
5 1 (1.85%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Windows
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 10 (18.52%) Unix
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (29.63%) ITIL
5 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 12 (22.22%) Capacity Management
7 11 (20.37%) Database Tuning
8 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (18.52%) Reverse Engineering
9 9 (16.67%) Business Continuity
9 9 (16.67%) DevOps
9 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (16.67%) Kanban
10 8 (14.81%) Change Control
11 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (12.96%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.96%) Open Source
12 5 (9.26%) High Availability
12 5 (9.26%) NsoIT
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) C-shell
7 2 (3.70%) Java 8
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) Korn
7 2 (3.70%) Perl
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.85%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) OCP
2 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.33%) OCA
4 13 (24.07%) Degree
4 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (22.22%) MCSE
6 11 (20.37%) CCNA
6 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (20.37%) MCSA
6 11 (20.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.70%) OCAJ
10 1 (1.85%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (40.74%) Data Guard
2 14 (25.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (20.37%) Foglight
3 11 (20.37%) vCenter Server
4 10 (18.52%) PowerCLI
5 8 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (12.96%) Ansible
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) Oracle
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) Cisco
3 11 (20.37%) Imperva
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.70%) Centrify
6 1 (1.85%) SAP