The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OCA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £260
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OCA
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 86 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.54% 22.75% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 25
Average daily rate £380 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.65 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%