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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
England / London
Rank 395 403 393
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing OCP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.031% 0.054% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £299
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +17.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3225 3689 3599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.66% 17.97% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 2442 2492
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 67 61
Median hourly rate £26.69 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) IBM Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Replication
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) C
4 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
4 4 (57.14%) Database Security
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP
6 1 (14.29%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (14.29%) ActiveReports
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) DBA
2 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
2 4 (57.14%) Database Security
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (71.43%) IBM Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat