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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank - 222 224
Contract jobs citing OCP 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.042% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.29% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £395 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £318 £279
% change year-on-year
+33.85% +13.90%
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
895 1049 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.15% 14.65% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 721 725
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.10% +27.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £37.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ETRM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss