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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 420 429 418
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing OCP 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £365 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +14.28%
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
3521 3817 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.40% 16.92% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2291 2535 2729
Median daily rate £458 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 64 67
Median hourly rate £26.99 £22.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% +36.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.17 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) IBM Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) C
5 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) MCITP
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (50.00%) Database Security
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (12.50%) MCTS

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 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) ActiveReports
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DBA
2 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) E-Business Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (50.00%) Database Security
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) WorldPay