The table below looks at the statistics for OCP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCP over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 633 664 604
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -60
Contract jobs citing OCP 27 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.018% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
Median daily rate £300 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £314 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £389 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
11516 10926 10460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.15% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7176 6533 5916
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 543 458
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +18.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £51.17 £43.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCP
Daily Rate Trend

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

OCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OCP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

OCP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OCP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OCP
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 26 £300 -12.72% 4
North East -37 10 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 10 £300 -
Tyne and Wear -39 10 £300 -
London +8 7 £388 +14.81% 1
Solihull - 7 - - 1
West Midlands - 7 - - 1
City of London +55 6 £388 +30.25% 1
Scotland +5 1 £325 -7.14%
East of England - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £375 -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Erskine - 1 £325 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for OCP.

1 70 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 69 (98.57%) Oracle
3 57 (81.43%) Oracle Database
4 51 (72.86%) Oracle RAC
5 44 (62.86%) Linux
6 35 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
8 31 (44.29%) Unix
8 31 (44.29%) Data Guard
9 27 (38.57%) Shell Script
10 26 (37.14%) Security Cleared
11 25 (35.71%) SC Cleared
11 25 (35.71%) Relational Database
12 24 (34.29%) RDBMS
12 24 (34.29%) ITIL
12 24 (34.29%) SQL
13 21 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (25.71%) Replication
14 18 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (22.86%) Capacity Management
15 16 (22.86%) Clustering
15 16 (22.86%) Degree
15 16 (22.86%) PL/SQL
15 16 (22.86%) Windows
16 15 (21.43%) MySQL
16 15 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
17 14 (20.00%) Database Tuning
17 14 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
17 14 (20.00%) Oracle Applications

OCP
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.57%) WebLogic
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (81.43%) Oracle Database
2 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
3 25 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 24 (34.29%) RDBMS
5 21 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 21 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (21.43%) MySQL
7 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (15.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (15.71%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (1.43%) DTS
13 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (78.57%) DBA
2 50 (71.43%) Oracle DBA
3 20 (28.57%) Administrator
4 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared DBA
5 10 (14.29%) Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 5 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Senior DBA
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.71%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.86%) Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Architect
10 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 2 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (2.86%) Unix Administrator
10 2 (2.86%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Java EE
1 8 (11.43%) Java EE 5
1 8 (11.43%) Java SE
1 8 (11.43%) Web Services
2 5 (7.14%) Castor
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
5 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Replication
2 16 (22.86%) Clustering
3 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Psychology
5 2 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (62.86%) Linux
2 31 (44.29%) Unix
3 16 (22.86%) Windows
4 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.00%) Solaris
6 4 (5.71%) AIX
7 1 (1.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) ITIL
2 18 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (22.86%) Capacity Management
4 14 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.29%) SDLC
5 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 8 (11.43%) High Availability
6 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing
6 8 (11.43%) Migration
7 6 (8.57%) Database Security
8 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.29%) ERP
10 3 (4.29%) Presales
10 3 (4.29%) SOA
11 2 (2.86%) Change Management
11 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) Shell Script
2 24 (34.29%) SQL
3 16 (22.86%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) C
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) Korn
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (37.14%) Security Cleared
3 25 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 16 (22.86%) Degree
5 8 (11.43%) OCA
5 8 (11.43%) OCAJ
6 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.29%) IBM Certification
7 3 (4.29%) MCITP
7 3 (4.29%) RHCE
8 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.86%) MCP
8 2 (2.86%) MCSE
8 2 (2.86%) SAP Certification
9 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.43%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (72.86%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (15.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 31 (44.29%) Data Guard
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 69 (98.57%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Informatica
4 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.86%) F5
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) WorldPay
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