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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 596 595 617
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing OCP 12 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 11
Median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £220 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
9494 10319 10779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.16% 20.61% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5963 6291 6166
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 502 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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
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 6 December 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
London -4 3 £395 -12.22% 2
West Midlands -25 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
South East +9 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £350 -
OCP
UK

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 30 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 29 (96.67%) Oracle
3 25 (83.33%) Oracle Database
4 18 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (56.67%) SQL
6 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 16 (53.33%) Linux
7 14 (46.67%) ITIL
7 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (43.33%) Data Guard
9 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
10 10 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
11 9 (30.00%) Windows
11 9 (30.00%) Capacity Management
12 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (26.67%) Degree
12 8 (26.67%) Unix
12 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
12 8 (26.67%) Oracle 11i
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
13 7 (23.33%) Finance

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 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.67%) DTS
7 2 (6.67%) MySQL
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) DBA
2 25 (83.33%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 8 (26.67%) SQL DBA
4 6 (20.00%) Administrator
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Database Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) E-Business Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 6 (20.00%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Unix
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
1 14 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (23.33%) Database Security
4 6 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Presales
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.33%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (3.33%) Security Management
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) IBM Certification
5 4 (13.33%) MCITP
6 3 (10.00%) MCSE
7 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
8 1 (3.33%) MCTS
8 1 (3.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Data Guard
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) WorldPay