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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 194 205 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing OCP 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.051% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £311 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.59% -22.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
787 985 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.50% 16.66% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 667 580
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 31
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.04 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) IBM