Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 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
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 848 806
Rank change year-on-year +17 -42 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 61 45 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.044% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.23% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 60
UK median daily rate £413 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +6.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £374 £300
90th Percentile £575 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +1.60% -2.19% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.78% - -
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 19,466 19,372 22,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.73% 18.83% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,490 11,845 13,819
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £223 £242
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.23% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 951 928 874
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.05 £12.14
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.31 £29.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -12.72% +7.41% +8.00%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 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
England -11 59 £419 -7.56% 11
UK excluding London +3 50 £398 +1.60% 9
South West -9 16 £550 +4.76% 1
Midlands -5 13 £364 - 1
South East +7 12 £385 +0.65% 2
London -5 10 £500 +4.88% 3
West Midlands -9 9 £430 - 1
North of England -18 6 £469 +39.93% 4
East Midlands +4 4 £357 -
North East +1 4 £525 +56.72% 2
Scotland -7 2 £325 -18.75% 1
East of England +7 1 - -
Yorkshire -11 1 £413 - 2
North West -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 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 with a requirement for Oracle Certification.

1 57 (93.44%) Oracle
2 30 (49.18%) OCP
3 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 27 (44.26%) Oracle Database
4 26 (42.62%) Data Guard
4 26 (42.62%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (40.98%) OCA
6 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
6 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
7 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (36.07%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 21 (34.43%) ITIL
10 20 (32.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 19 (31.15%) JIRA
12 18 (29.51%) VMware
12 18 (29.51%) Windows
12 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (27.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
14 16 (26.23%) Unix
14 16 (26.23%) MCSE
14 16 (26.23%) MCSA
14 16 (26.23%) Oracle RMAN
15 15 (24.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (24.59%) Linux
15 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (24.59%) Cisco
15 15 (24.59%) CCNA
15 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure

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 10 (16.39%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) SAN
2 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.64%) DMZ
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) Oracle Database
2 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (27.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (16.39%) MySQL
5 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.64%) Big Data
8 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) KDB
8 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.64%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) JIRA
2 10 (16.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.64%) JMeter
5 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) DBA
1 26 (42.62%) Oracle DBA
2 13 (21.31%) PowerShell Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Administrator
5 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared DBA
6 5 (8.20%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 10 (16.39%) REST
3 2 (3.28%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) Flask
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
2 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Reinsurance
5 2 (3.28%) RIA
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Unix
3 15 (24.59%) Linux
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (13.11%) Solaris
5 3 (4.92%) CentOS
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (34.43%) ITIL
5 12 (19.67%) Capacity Management
5 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (19.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) Business Continuity
6 11 (18.03%) Database Tuning
7 10 (16.39%) Change Control
7 10 (16.39%) DevOps
7 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (13.11%) Kanban
8 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.11%) NsoIT
8 8 (13.11%) Open Source
9 6 (9.84%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
2 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
3 11 (18.03%) SQL
4 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Korn
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
6 3 (4.92%) AWK
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) Bourne shell
7 2 (3.28%) C-shell
7 2 (3.28%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) OCP
2 25 (40.98%) OCA
3 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
3 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
4 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (26.23%) MCSA
5 16 (26.23%) MCSE
6 15 (24.59%) CCNA
6 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (24.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (22.95%) Degree
8 9 (14.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.92%) RHCE
10 3 (4.92%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.64%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (13.11%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.92%) GlusterFS
4 3 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (42.62%) Data Guard
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (24.59%) vCenter Server
4 12 (19.67%) PowerCLI
5 11 (18.03%) Foglight
6 10 (16.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (13.11%) Ansible
8 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (4.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 57 (93.44%) Oracle
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.51%) VMware
4 15 (24.59%) Cisco
5 11 (18.03%) Imperva
6 10 (16.39%) Atlassian
7 5 (8.20%) Centrify
8 4 (6.56%) HP
8 4 (6.56%) Sun
9 3 (4.92%) Brocade
9 3 (4.92%) EMC
9 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.92%) StorageTek
9 3 (4.92%) Veritas
10 2 (3.28%) SAP