The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 197 - 224
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OCP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% - 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
805 897 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.98% 15.43% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 626 763
Average daily rate £428 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OCP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCP across the City of London region.

OCP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OCP.

1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) OLTP
2 4 (80.00%) OLAP
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Database Security
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) OLAP
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (80.00%) OLTP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (20.00%) RHCE
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat