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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank - 272 250
Contract jobs citing OCP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.031% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.12% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £370 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.80% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2263 2568 2377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.82% 26.23% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1393 1553 1203
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 115 102
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.15 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 12 (92.31%) Unix
3 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Data Guard
4 10 (76.92%) Replication
5 9 (69.23%) Clustering
5 9 (69.23%) MySQL
5 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
6 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
6 7 (53.85%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Castor
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (7.69%) AIX
9 1 (7.69%) Solaris
9 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
9 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (7.69%) Change Management
9 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 9 (69.23%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) DBA
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (61.54%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SOA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Castor
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Replication
2 9 (69.23%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
1 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (7.69%) CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Database Security
1 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
1 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.69%) ERP
1 1 (7.69%) High Availability
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Line Management
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (7.69%) Release Management
1 1 (7.69%) SDLC
1 1 (7.69%) SOA
1 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
2 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (84.62%) Data Guard
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO