The table below looks at the statistics for OCP 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 OCP over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 117 105
Contract jobs citing OCP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.043% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £220 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £299
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +17.15%
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 in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
485 447 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.12% 19.01% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 233 229
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £527 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 57
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £44.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

OCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OCP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OCP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OCP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OCP across the West Midlands region.

OCP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OCP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

OCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle