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 3 months to 26 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 Associate (OCA)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OCA 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £383 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 - £377
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1883 2495 2358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.17% 28.30% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1463 1323
Median daily rate £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 96 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for OCA in the South East

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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 3 months to 26 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
Surrey - 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £383 -
OCA
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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%) Oracle Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) AWK
2 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (87.50%) RHCE
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%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) OCP
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%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (87.50%) Bourne shell
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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Introscope
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%) Monitoring Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) CentOS
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
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%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) AWK
1 7 (87.50%) Bourne shell
1 7 (87.50%) Korn
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
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%) CA Wily
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Brocade
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) StorageTek
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) NetQoS
3 1 (12.50%) Nimsoft
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