Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 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 Associate (OCA)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 - 389
Rank change year-on-year - +389 -
Contract jobs citing OCA 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% - 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
South East median daily rate £383 - £370
England median daily rate £383 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

OCA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3759 4350 5265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.31% 25.93% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 2664 3113
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 219 249
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.97 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.35
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

OCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OCA in the South East

OCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OCA in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OCA in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCA within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 4 - -
West Sussex - 3 £383 -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
OCA
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OCA 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 South East region with a requirement for OCA.

1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) StorageTek
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) AWK
2 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (87.50%) RHCE
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) OCP
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Brocade
2 7 (87.50%) Korn
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (87.50%) Bourne shell
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Satellite

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) QMS
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) AWK
2 7 (87.50%) Bourne shell
2 7 (87.50%) Korn
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) OCP
2 7 (87.50%) RHCE
2 7 (87.50%) RHCSA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) GlusterFS
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle ZFS
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Brocade
1 7 (87.50%) EMC
1 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) StorageTek
1 7 (87.50%) Sun
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Nimsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy