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 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Rank 601 629 598
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -31
Contract jobs citing OCP 45 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 17
Median daily rate £369 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -26.31%
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
11588 10895 10569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.58% 19.46% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7184 6257 6159
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 554 541
Median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.13% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +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 29 May 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 21 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 29 May 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 +33 36 £375 -14.28% 6
South East - 13 £375 -
Oxford - 10 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 10 £375 -
London +10 8 £425 -2.85% 3
Scotland -17 6 £320 -8.57%
West Midlands - 6 - - 1
Solihull - 6 - - 1
City of London +44 5 £425 -2.85% 3
North East -37 5 £275 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -46 5 £275 - 1
Tyne and Wear -47 5 £275 - 1
Manchester - 3 £340 -
Erskine - 3 £320 -
North West - 3 £340 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £320 -
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 60 (100.00%) Oracle
1 60 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 47 (78.33%) Oracle Database
3 42 (70.00%) Oracle RAC
4 39 (65.00%) Linux
5 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
5 29 (48.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 26 (43.33%) Data Guard
6 26 (43.33%) Unix
7 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
8 21 (35.00%) SQL
8 21 (35.00%) Relational Database
9 20 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 18 (30.00%) ITIL
10 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 18 (30.00%) Replication
11 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
12 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (25.00%) Finance
13 15 (25.00%) MySQL
13 15 (25.00%) PL/SQL
13 15 (25.00%) Clustering
14 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (21.67%) Degree
16 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
16 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (20.00%) Java
16 12 (20.00%) SDLC
17 11 (18.33%) Capacity Management

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 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (78.33%) Oracle Database
2 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
3 21 (35.00%) Relational Database
4 20 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (25.00%) MySQL
7 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) DBA
2 40 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 19 (31.67%) Administrator
4 11 (18.33%) Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared DBA
7 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (6.67%) Senior DBA
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Middleware Architect
10 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 2 (3.33%) SQL DBA
10 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Java EE
1 10 (16.67%) Java EE 5
1 10 (16.67%) Java SE
1 10 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) Castor
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.33%) Middleware
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Replication
2 15 (25.00%) Clustering
3 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Psychology
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) Unix
3 11 (18.33%) Windows
4 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.67%) Solaris
6 4 (6.67%) AIX
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) SDLC
3 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (18.33%) Capacity Management
5 10 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 8 (13.33%) Migration
7 7 (11.67%) High Availability
8 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.33%) Database Security
9 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.00%) SOA
11 2 (3.33%) Change Management
11 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.33%) ERP
11 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.33%) Test Management
11 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
2 21 (35.00%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) C
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
6 2 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
7 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (21.67%) Degree
5 10 (16.67%) OCA
5 10 (16.67%) OCAJ
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.00%) IBM Certification
7 3 (5.00%) MCITP
8 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (3.33%) MCP
8 2 (3.33%) RHCE
8 2 (3.33%) SAP Certification
9 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (70.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (48.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (43.33%) Data Guard
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) Informatica
4 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.33%) F5
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
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