The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 420 418
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2  
Contract jobs citing OCP 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.037% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £688 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.76% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £495 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +9.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3388 3669 3639
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.57% 16.93% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 2547 2335
Median daily rate £475 £454 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +6.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 44 94
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £24.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -22.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

OCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OCP in London

OCP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London -6 1 - -
OCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for OCP.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 5 (50.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) Sensu
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Migration

OCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Essbase
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
1 5 (50.00%) Sensu
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Cash Management
3 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MBA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
1 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
1 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperion