The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
UK
Rank 601 617 625
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing OCA 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.011% 0.090% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £310 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £310 £383
% change year-on-year
- -19.11%
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 across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9336 11066 10626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.85% 21.28% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6009 6879 6087
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 445 498
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCA within the UK.

OCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OCA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OCA within the UK.

OCA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OCA
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

OCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OCA.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Introscope
3 1 (33.33%) e-Health
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration

OCA
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Introscope
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetQoS
2 1 (33.33%) Nimsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
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