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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 580 544 555
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +11
Contract jobs citing OCP 3 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.027% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.032% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 15
Average daily rate
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£381 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £285 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £455 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9453 8554 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 17.58% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4742 4877
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 442 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.26 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -2 2 £381 +22.00% 1
East of England - 1 - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
London - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
OCP
UK

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (100.00%) Oracle
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (92.86%) Oracle Database
3 19 (67.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (64.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 18 (64.29%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (64.29%) Data Guard
5 16 (57.14%) ITIL
5 16 (57.14%) Linux
6 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
7 14 (50.00%) SQL
7 14 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (46.43%) UNIX
8 13 (46.43%) Windows
8 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
9 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (28.57%) EMC
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (25.00%) Perl
13 7 (25.00%) Service Management
13 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (25.00%) Finance
13 7 (25.00%) Degree
13 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (92.86%) Oracle Database
2 19 (67.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 14 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
7 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (14.29%) VLDB
9 3 (10.71%) MySQL
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) DBA
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (28.57%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Senior DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Java Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Database Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (7.14%) Java SE
2 2 (7.14%) Java EE
2 2 (7.14%) Java EE 5
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) GWT
3 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) HACMP
3 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) DTV
4 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) UNIX
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Solaris
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) CentOS
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) AIX
8 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (25.00%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) Database Tuning
7 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.71%) ERP
8 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.71%) Migration
8 3 (10.71%) Database Security
8 3 (10.71%) High Availability
9 2 (7.14%) Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.14%) SOA
10 1 (3.57%) E-business
10 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Perl
2 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) OCA
4 4 (14.29%) MCITP
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.29%) MCSA
5 3 (10.71%) RHCE
6 2 (7.14%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 18 (64.29%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Data Guard
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Statspack
3 4 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
4 3 (10.71%) Legato
4 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 3 (10.71%) SCOM
4 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (28.57%) EMC
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) JBoss
8 1 (3.57%) Primavera
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