The table below looks at the statistics for OCA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCA over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OCA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +57.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
515 384 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.18% 17.38% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 197 150
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 60 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.00 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

OCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OCA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OCA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCA across the West Midlands region.

OCA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OCA
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OCA 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 OCA.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SevOne

OCA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OCA 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 OCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SevOne