The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
England / South East
Rank - 252 258
Contract jobs citing OCP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.036% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.13% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £299
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +17.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1977 2318 2603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.23% 27.76% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1374 1260
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 125 122
Median hourly rate £23.10 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.29% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.12 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OCP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OCP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the South East region.

OCP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OCP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for OCP.

1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle