The table below looks at the statistics for OCP 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 OCP over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 150 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing OCP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.033% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
770 547 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.21% 18.11% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 268 216
Average daily rate £378 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £223 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 50 42
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OCP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OCP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OCP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 1 - -
OCP
England

OCP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) OCA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Java SE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) OCAJ
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE 5
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Java SE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE 5
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) OCA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) OCAJ
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle