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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK / England
Rank 571 588 585
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing OCP 4 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.031% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.15% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Median daily rate £500 £333 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.37% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £396 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £310 £413
% change year-on-year
+33.06% -24.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8603 10200 9635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.79% 21.35% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5494 6428 5594
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 397 447
Median hourly rate £34.31 £35.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% +61.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
East of England - 2 £413 -
London +16 1 £588 +65.49%
South East +15 1 - -
OCP
UK

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (68.75%) Data Guard
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (43.75%) ITIL
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (37.50%) Linux
10 5 (31.25%) Windows
10 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
10 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
10 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (31.25%) Database Security
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (25.00%) Replication
11 4 (25.00%) Clustering
12 3 (18.75%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (18.75%) Red Hat

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 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (6.25%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DWDM
1 1 (6.25%) SDH
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (18.75%) DTS
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (6.25%) Essbase
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) DBA
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Database Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Hyperion Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Optical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Database Security
4 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Presales
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) DRM
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCDBA
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Data Guard
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
5 1 (6.25%) Nortel
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Virgin Media