The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 429 431 419
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing OCP 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.082% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £388 £338 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -20.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
OCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3852 3640 3733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.39% 15.43% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2603 2388 2411
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 95 114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing OCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in London

OCP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OCP Daily Rate Trend in London

OCP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OCP across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

OCP Daily Rate Histogram in London

OCP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
City of London +52 6 £388 +30.25% 1
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for OCP.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
5 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) High Availability
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (41.67%) Migration
7 5 (41.67%) Banking
7 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (25.00%) IBM
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (25.00%) RHCE
9 3 (25.00%) IBM Certification
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (25.00%) Windows
9 3 (25.00%) C
9 3 (25.00%) MCITP
9 3 (25.00%) Clustering
9 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) DBA
2 8 (66.67%) Administrator
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (33.33%) Senior DBA
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (16.67%) Architect
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (8.33%) DBA Manager
7 1 (8.33%) Developer
7 1 (8.33%) E-Business Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Middleware Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (25.00%) Database Security
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) IBM Certification
3 3 (25.00%) MCITP
3 3 (25.00%) RHCE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) WorldPay