The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 101 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OCP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
OCP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
238 285 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.14% 17.19% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 128 72
Average daily rate £355 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £231 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £37.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OCP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCP across the Manchester region.

OCP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Certification
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Psychology
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Lead
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP