The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 578 613
Rank change year-on-year +11 +35  
Contract jobs citing OCP 21 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.085% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 5
Median daily rate £383 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.51% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £280 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £445 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +9.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

OCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8353 10611 9617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.43% 21.47% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 6700 5645
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 363 488
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.20 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for OCP in England

OCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OCP in England

OCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OCP in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OCP in England

OCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OCP in England

OCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London +6 9 £688 +61.76% 2
South East +3 8 £383 +2.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
North East +61 1 £310 +3.33%
West Midlands +6 1 - -
OCP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region with a requirement for OCP.

1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 18 (72.00%) Oracle
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) Unix
5 12 (48.00%) Perl
5 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Degree
7 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (32.00%) Solaris
7 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (32.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (28.00%) RHCSA
8 7 (28.00%) GlusterFS
8 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 7 (28.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
8 7 (28.00%) Brocade
8 7 (28.00%) CentOS
8 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (28.00%) Bourne shell
8 7 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (28.00%) VMware
8 7 (28.00%) AWK
8 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
8 7 (28.00%) Korn
8 7 (28.00%) Sun
8 7 (28.00%) HP
8 7 (28.00%) EMC

OCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.00%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) DWDM
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) SDH
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) DTS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Essbase
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) DBA
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Hyperion Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Optical Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Node.js
1 5 (20.00%) Sensu
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Unix
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (32.00%) Solaris
5 7 (28.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) Cash Management
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (12.00%) QMS
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.00%) Server Hardening
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Perl
2 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (28.00%) AWK
3 7 (28.00%) Bourne shell
3 7 (28.00%) Korn
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (36.00%) Degree
3 7 (28.00%) OCA
3 7 (28.00%) RHCE
3 7 (28.00%) RHCSA
4 4 (16.00%) MBA
5 3 (12.00%) MCSE
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.00%) MCDBA
7 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (4.00%) MCSD
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) GlusterFS
1 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (20.00%) Docker
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) NFS
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (28.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (20.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (20.00%) Puppet
3 5 (20.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (12.00%) Data Guard
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (28.00%) Brocade
3 7 (28.00%) EMC
3 7 (28.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) StorageTek
3 7 (28.00%) Sun
3 7 (28.00%) Veritas
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Nortel
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Virgin Media
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