The first table below looks at the demand for OCP in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 105 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing OCP 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.34% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £338 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
812 549 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.11% 32.18% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 334 306
Average daily rate £340 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 36
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.80 £39.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
OCP
South East

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

OCP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCP across the Hampshire region.

OCP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

OCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OCP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OCP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

OCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the Hampshire region.

OCP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

OCP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
OCP
South East

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (80.00%) Data Guard
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
1 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) E-business
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) BPEL
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Primavera