The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank - - 138
Contract jobs citing OCA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £377 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.27% +45.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OCA
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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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
882 829 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.81% 21.22% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 368 306
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 91 81
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £50.60 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OCA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OCA Daily Rate Trend in the North West