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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
England / London
Rank 405 437 412
Rank change year-on-year +32 -25  
Contract jobs citing OCP 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.078% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £588 £355 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.49% -13.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £310 £413
% change year-on-year +33.06% -24.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3339 3862 3532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.15% 17.45% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 2725 2316
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -18.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 25 March 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 - 1 £588 -
OCP
England

OCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) DRM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Essbase
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveReports
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher

OCP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveReports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) DRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft