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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank - 421 410
Contract jobs citing OCP 0 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.016% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate
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- £550 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 -
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
3687 3720 3779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 14.82% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 2331 2241
Average daily rate £425 £420 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 105 147
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 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
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 - - - - 1
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (87.50%) Data Guard
4 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (56.25%) UNIX
6 9 (56.25%) Windows
6 9 (56.25%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (50.00%) SQL
8 7 (43.75%) Service Management
9 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
9 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (31.25%) Database Tuning
10 5 (31.25%) Degree
10 5 (31.25%) SLA
10 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
11 4 (25.00%) Replication
11 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (25.00%) VLDB
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (12.50%) MySQL
10 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) DBA
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Senior SQL DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Senior DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Database Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Grid Computing
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (56.25%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (43.75%) Service Management
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (31.25%) Database Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) High Availability
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 2 (12.50%) Data Management
9 2 (12.50%) Database Security
10 1 (6.25%) ETRM
10 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
10 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (6.25%) System Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) MCSA
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Data Guard
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Legato
3 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) JBoss
6 1 (6.25%) SAP