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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 609 619 613
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing OCP 14 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.027% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.13% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £373 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £415 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
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
10049 10372 10287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.44% 19.66% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6215 6318 5726
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 497 431
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +5 7 £425 +2.40% 5
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
North East -23 2 £300 -18.36%
South East +12 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -
OCP
UK

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 56 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 55 (98.21%) Oracle
3 50 (89.29%) Oracle Database
4 46 (82.14%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (66.07%) Linux
6 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
6 26 (46.43%) SQL
6 26 (46.43%) Data Guard
7 25 (44.64%) Unix
8 24 (42.86%) ITIL
8 24 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 22 (39.29%) Shell Script
9 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (33.93%) Replication
10 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
10 19 (33.93%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
11 18 (32.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (28.57%) Capacity Management
12 16 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
13 15 (26.79%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (26.79%) Clustering
14 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
14 14 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
15 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
15 13 (23.21%) Virtual Machines
16 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
16 12 (21.43%) Database Tuning
16 12 (21.43%) Windows

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 11 (19.64%) Oracle Application Server
1 11 (19.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (89.29%) Oracle Database
2 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (32.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 11 (19.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (19.64%) Oracle Discoverer
6 11 (19.64%) RDBMS
7 9 (16.07%) MySQL
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) DBA
2 45 (80.36%) Oracle DBA
3 22 (39.29%) Administrator
4 11 (19.64%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared DBA
5 9 (16.07%) SQL DBA
6 7 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.14%) Senior DBA
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 3 (5.36%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Developer
10 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Unix DBA
11 1 (1.79%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Castor
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Replication
2 15 (26.79%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Psychology
4 2 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) Unix
3 12 (21.43%) Windows
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) ITIL
2 19 (33.93%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 12 (21.43%) Database Tuning
5 10 (17.86%) Migration
6 9 (16.07%) Database Security
6 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (12.50%) High Availability
8 3 (5.36%) Change Control
8 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.36%) Presales
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.57%) Defect Management
9 2 (3.57%) ERP
9 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Test Management
9 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) SQL
2 22 (39.29%) Shell Script
3 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (14.29%) C
5 2 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Korn
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
3 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (21.43%) Degree
5 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (12.50%) IBM Certification
6 7 (12.50%) MCITP
7 3 (5.36%) RHCE
8 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (3.57%) MCP
8 2 (3.57%) MCSE
8 2 (3.57%) SAP Certification
9 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (82.14%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (23.21%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (46.43%) Data Guard
2 24 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (98.21%) Oracle
2 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
3 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.50%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.79%) WorldPay