Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 779 810
Rank change year-on-year -27 +31 -25
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 49 74 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.076% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 34
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +15.38% -10.86%
10th Percentile £306 £328 £313
90th Percentile £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +9.38% +8.11% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 18,944 19,801 22,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.90% 20.43% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,627 12,408 13,368
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £248 £250
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 872 1,037
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £25.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.39% -6.59% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.85% -1.82% +41.03%

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 19 January 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 13 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 19 January 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 -30 42 £488 +11.43% 46
London -44 26 £488 +5.41% 9
UK excluding London -7 22 £438 +9.38% 39
South East -12 7 £500 - 8
West Midlands +11 5 £375 - 3
Midlands +6 5 £375 +8.70% 4
Scotland -11 4 £400 -30.43% 1
North of England +33 3 £360 -20.00% 15
Wales +9 2 £475 +5.56% 1
North East +50 1 £360 - 2
Yorkshire +12 1 - - 4
North West +2 1 - - 9
East of England -12 1 £500 +29.03% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle Certification.

1 44 (89.80%) Oracle
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
3 16 (32.65%) Presales
3 16 (32.65%) Migration
4 15 (30.61%) OCP
5 14 (28.57%) Linux
6 11 (22.45%) SQL
6 11 (22.45%) Taxonomies
6 11 (22.45%) IaaS
6 11 (22.45%) PaaS
7 10 (20.41%) Finance
7 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.41%) ERP
8 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (10.20%) Java
11 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
11 5 (10.20%) MySQL
11 5 (10.20%) SOAP
11 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (10.20%) Scrum
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (10.20%) Ansible
11 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (8.16%) OpenStack
12 4 (8.16%) Jenkins

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 4 (8.16%) JBoss
1 4 (8.16%) OpenStack
1 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) IaaS
1 11 (22.45%) PaaS
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (10.20%) MySQL
5 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.16%) DB2
6 4 (8.16%) MariaDB
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.04%) Big Data
8 1 (2.04%) Essbase
8 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) DBA
2 15 (30.61%) Architect
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
4 12 (24.49%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 12 (24.49%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (20.41%) Presales Solution Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Administrator
7 5 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (10.20%) ERP Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
9 3 (6.12%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 3 (6.12%) Presales Technical Architect
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) SOAP
2 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.16%) J2EE
2 4 (8.16%) JPA
2 4 (8.16%) MSMQ
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (8.16%) REST
2 4 (8.16%) Spring
2 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) SAML
4 2 (4.08%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Taxonomies
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Migration
1 16 (32.65%) Presales
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) ERP
3 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.16%) ETL
5 4 (8.16%) Kanban
5 4 (8.16%) MVC
5 4 (8.16%) RUP
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.08%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Product Management
7 2 (4.08%) Use Case
7 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) OCP
2 4 (8.16%) OCA
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.16%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Ansible
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.16%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Terraform
3 2 (4.08%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (89.80%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Informatica
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.04%) Capita
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.04%) Nimsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Planview
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) VMware