The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 406 413 397
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing OCP 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.028% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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- - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3718 3567 3751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.84% 14.69% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2164 2248
Average daily rate £420 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 123 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
OCP
England

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
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 1 August 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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OCP
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OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (88.24%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (88.24%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (82.35%) Data Guard
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (58.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) UNIX
6 9 (52.94%) Windows
6 9 (52.94%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (41.18%) Service Management
9 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (29.41%) Degree
10 5 (29.41%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (29.41%) Database Tuning
10 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
10 5 (29.41%) Replication
10 5 (29.41%) SLA
11 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (88.24%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (23.53%) VLDB
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (11.76%) MySQL
11 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
11 1 (5.88%) DataStage
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) DBA
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 4 (23.53%) Senior DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Senior SQL DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Database Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Grid Computing
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (52.94%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (41.18%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) Database Tuning
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) Database Security
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Data Management
9 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (5.88%) System Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 1 (5.88%) ETRM
9 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (23.53%) MCITP
4 2 (11.76%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Data Guard
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (23.53%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 3 (17.65%) Legato
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Cognos