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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 394 393 370
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing OCP 8 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.049% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £389 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £463 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+27.15% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OCP
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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
3542 3729 3229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.57% 16.64% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2413 1979
Average daily rate £413 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 104 102
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +20 6 £425 +6.44% 2
Harrow - - - -
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (69.23%) Banking
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (46.15%) High Availability
6 6 (46.15%) Replication
7 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
7 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (38.46%) Database Security
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (30.77%) OLTP
8 4 (30.77%) OLAP
8 4 (30.77%) C
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) ETL
8 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (23.08%) Migration

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (30.77%) OLAP
4 4 (30.77%) OLTP
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Architect
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) High Availability
2 5 (38.46%) Database Security
3 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Business Development
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) IBM