The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Oracle Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 123 120
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 2 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.57% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 2.90% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £440 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year +13.33% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 391 587 456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.13% 19.66% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 326 280
Median daily rate £413 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 34
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.28 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.34% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Oracle Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Oracle Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Certification in the West Midlands

Oracle Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Certification in the West Midlands

Oracle Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Certification 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull 0 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Oracle Certification
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) OCP
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines

Oracle Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Database Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (50.00%) OCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft