The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 577 599 560
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -39
Contract jobs citing OCP 35 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.027% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.14% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 23
Median daily rate £370 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £390 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 - -
OCP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10729 10030 9925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.99% 19.48% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6819 5749 5724
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 489 507
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +19.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OCP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OCP Daily Rate Trend in England

OCP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OCP across the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

OCP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OCP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the England region.

OCP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +3 15 £375 -
North East -31 9 £310 - 1
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
London -30 3 £600 +37.14% 1
North West - 3 £340 -
OCP
UK

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OCP 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 England region with a requirement for OCP.

1 52 (100.00%) Oracle
1 52 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 29 (55.77%) Oracle Database
3 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
4 23 (44.23%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (42.31%) Java
5 22 (42.31%) Relational Database
6 21 (40.38%) Linux
6 21 (40.38%) RDBMS
7 20 (38.46%) OCA
7 20 (38.46%) Degree
8 19 (36.54%) OCAJ
8 19 (36.54%) Java SE
8 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
8 19 (36.54%) SDLC
9 18 (34.62%) Data Guard
9 18 (34.62%) Oracle RMAN
9 18 (34.62%) Finance
9 18 (34.62%) Unix
10 17 (32.69%) Web Services
10 17 (32.69%) Integration Testing
10 17 (32.69%) Java EE 5
10 17 (32.69%) Java EE
10 17 (32.69%) Mobile App
11 16 (30.77%) Manufacturing
11 16 (30.77%) Shell Script
12 15 (28.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (26.92%) Mentoring
14 12 (23.08%) SQL

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) Oracle Database
2 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
3 22 (42.31%) Relational Database
4 21 (40.38%) RDBMS
5 15 (28.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (17.31%) MySQL
8 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (9.62%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (7.69%) JUnit
3 3 (5.77%) Checkstyle
3 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.77%) FindBugs
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) Gradle
4 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) DBA
2 23 (44.23%) Oracle DBA
3 21 (40.38%) Developer
4 18 (34.62%) Java Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Unix DBA
9 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) Java SE
2 17 (32.69%) Java EE
2 17 (32.69%) Java EE 5
2 17 (32.69%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (7.69%) Apache Camel
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (7.69%) Spring
4 3 (5.77%) Castor
5 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.85%) Middleware
5 2 (3.85%) NHibernate
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Mobile App
2 11 (21.15%) Clustering
2 11 (21.15%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Unix
3 9 (17.31%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.69%) AIX
6 3 (5.77%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) SDLC
2 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
3 17 (32.69%) Integration Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Mentoring
5 10 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (15.38%) Database Tuning
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) High Availability
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (5.77%) Change Control
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) SOA
10 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
11 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) Korn
6 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 20 (38.46%) Degree
2 20 (38.46%) OCA
3 19 (36.54%) OCAJ
4 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.85%) MCP
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Data Guard
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.77%) Informatica
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.85%) F5
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Arqiva
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