Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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 Professional (OCP)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 376 385
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -1
Contract jobs citing OCP 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.012% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.047% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
South East median daily rate £383 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +1.35% +28.70%
England median daily rate £383 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -4.38% +9.59% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 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 3731 4300 5178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.17% 25.86% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2635 3079
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 216 248
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +13.52% +76.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.93 £11.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.53
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for OCP in the South East

OCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OCP in the South East

OCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OCP in the South East

OCP
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 OCP within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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 - 3 - -
West Sussex - 2 £383 -
OCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for OCP.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) OCA
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (100.00%) RHCE
1 5 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) AWK
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 5 (100.00%) RHCSA
1 5 (100.00%) GlusterFS
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) Korn
1 5 (100.00%) Degree

OCP
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 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) QMS
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) AWK
1 5 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 5 (100.00%) Korn
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) OCA
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (100.00%) RHCE
1 5 (100.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) GlusterFS
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) VMware