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 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 401 396 392
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing OCP 7 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.072% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £393 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+27.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3585 3896 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.10% 16.48% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2620 2045
Average daily rate £413 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.79 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 4 £438 +9.37% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) C
6 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (40.00%) OLAP
6 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
6 4 (40.00%) ETL
6 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (40.00%) OLTP
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
6 4 (40.00%) High Availability
6 4 (40.00%) Database Security
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (30.00%) Replication
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (20.00%) Migration

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) OLAP
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (40.00%) OLTP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
1 4 (40.00%) Database Security
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei