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 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 263 263 241
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing OCP 15 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.010% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.038% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 5
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £475
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
England

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
2678 2612 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.79% 26.25% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1663 1410 1244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 121 118
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £45.00 £52.50
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OCP across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

OCP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 9 £369 -
Berkshire - 4 £450 -
Hampshire 0 2 £375 -
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database
3 13 (72.22%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (72.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (66.67%) Unix
4 12 (66.67%) Data Guard
5 11 (61.11%) Linux
5 11 (61.11%) Replication
6 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
7 8 (44.44%) MySQL
7 8 (44.44%) Clustering
8 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (22.22%) Java
10 4 (22.22%) JUnit
10 4 (22.22%) JBoss
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (22.22%) Spring
10 4 (22.22%) Degree
11 3 (16.67%) Subversion
11 3 (16.67%) Scrum
11 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (16.67%) Checkstyle

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (22.22%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Checkstyle
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) FindBugs
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Gradle
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) DBA
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (38.89%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Unix DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SOA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) Castor
3 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.11%) Java SE
3 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
3 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Replication
2 8 (44.44%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Unix
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (16.67%) Scrum
1 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.11%) Change Control
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Database Security
2 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
2 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) SDLC
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) OCA
4 2 (11.11%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (66.67%) Data Guard
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Informatica
2 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) Arqiva
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft