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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 442 430 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing OCP 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.017% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £376 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.95% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4092 3619 3811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.73% 15.55% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2694 2380 2450
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 67 89
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.83 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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
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 30 August 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 +30 4 £425 +42.85% 1
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database
4 11 (78.57%) SQL
5 10 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (64.29%) Finance
6 9 (64.29%) ITIL
7 8 (57.14%) Migration
7 8 (57.14%) Banking
7 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (42.86%) MCITP
9 6 (42.86%) Database Security
9 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
9 6 (42.86%) IBM Certification
9 6 (42.86%) IBM
9 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (42.86%) C
9 6 (42.86%) Replication
10 4 (28.57%) Clustering
10 4 (28.57%) High Availability
11 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (21.43%) Unix
11 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports

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 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.14%) MySQL
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) DBA
2 11 (78.57%) Administrator
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (28.57%) Senior DBA
5 4 (28.57%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 3 (21.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 1 (7.14%) DBA Manager
8 1 (7.14%) E-Business Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Project Manager
8 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle SQL Server DBA
8 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (57.14%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 6 (42.86%) Database Security
4 4 (28.57%) High Availability
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (42.86%) IBM Certification
3 6 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) RHCE
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) WorldPay