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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 607 613 584
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing OCP 29 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.080% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Median daily rate £300 £344 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -18.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
10643 9947 9411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.32% 19.24% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6687 6037 5389
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 489 414
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £52.17 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
North East -25 10 £300 -
London +9 7 £388 +14.81% 1
West Midlands - 7 - - 1
East Midlands -2 3 £475 - 1
South East - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 £400 -
OCP
UK

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 63 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 62 (98.41%) Oracle
3 50 (79.37%) Oracle Database
4 43 (68.25%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (58.73%) Linux
6 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
7 26 (41.27%) Unix
7 26 (41.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 26 (41.27%) Data Guard
8 24 (38.10%) Shell Script
9 22 (34.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 21 (33.33%) SQL
11 20 (31.75%) ITIL
11 20 (31.75%) Relational Database
12 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
12 19 (30.16%) RDBMS
13 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
13 18 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
14 17 (26.98%) Oracle EBS
14 17 (26.98%) Oracle Applications
15 16 (25.40%) Degree
15 16 (25.40%) Windows
15 16 (25.40%) Oracle 11i
16 15 (23.81%) Replication
17 14 (22.22%) Finance
17 14 (22.22%) Database Tuning
18 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database 12c
18 13 (20.63%) Virtual Machines

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 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (26.98%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (26.98%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (25.40%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (79.37%) Oracle Database
2 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
3 22 (34.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 20 (31.75%) Relational Database
6 19 (30.16%) RDBMS
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (17.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (17.46%) Oracle Discoverer
9 10 (15.87%) MySQL
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (7.94%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (1.59%) DTS
14 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) DBA
2 44 (69.84%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (28.57%) Administrator
4 11 (17.46%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 9 (14.29%) Developer
5 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
6 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Senior DBA
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 4 (6.35%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.17%) Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Architect
10 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (3.17%) Unix Administrator
10 2 (3.17%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Java EE
1 7 (11.11%) Java EE 5
1 7 (11.11%) Java SE
1 7 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (6.35%) Castor
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (4.76%) Middleware
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.59%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Replication
2 13 (20.63%) Clustering
3 7 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Psychology
5 2 (3.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Linux
2 26 (41.27%) Unix
3 16 (25.40%) Windows
4 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.35%) AIX
6 3 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (31.75%) ITIL
3 14 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 12 (19.05%) Capacity Management
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) High Availability
5 9 (14.29%) SDLC
5 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.70%) Migration
7 7 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Database Security
9 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.76%) Change Control
10 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.76%) ERP
10 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.76%) Presales
10 3 (4.76%) SOA
11 2 (3.17%) Defect Management
11 2 (3.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (20.63%) PL/SQL
4 9 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (6.35%) C
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Korn
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
3 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 16 (25.40%) Degree
5 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (11.11%) OCA
5 7 (11.11%) OCAJ
6 3 (4.76%) IBM Certification
6 3 (4.76%) MCITP
6 3 (4.76%) RHCE
7 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCP
7 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 2 (3.17%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (68.25%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (20.63%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (41.27%) Data Guard
1 26 (41.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 62 (98.41%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Informatica
5 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.17%) F5
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) WorldPay