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 3 months to 27 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 257 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing OCP 8 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Median daily rate £383 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +9.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1871 2528 2322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.11% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1481 1310
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 127 100 118
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 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.18 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

OCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 27 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 -
Hampshire +10 1 £450 -
OCP
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for OCP.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 7 (77.78%) CentOS
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (77.78%) Bourne shell
3 7 (77.78%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (77.78%) OCA
3 7 (77.78%) Brocade
3 7 (77.78%) Korn
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
3 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Perl
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 7 (77.78%) Sun
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) EMC
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) AWK
3 7 (77.78%) NetBackup
3 7 (77.78%) RHCE
3 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 7 (77.78%) StorageTek

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) DWDM
3 1 (11.11%) SDH
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Administrator
2 7 (77.78%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris Administrator
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (44.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Optical Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) CentOS
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) QMS
2 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) AWK
1 7 (77.78%) Bourne shell
1 7 (77.78%) Korn
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) OCA
2 7 (77.78%) RHCE
2 7 (77.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) GlusterFS
1 7 (77.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (77.78%) NetBackup
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (77.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Brocade
2 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) StorageTek
2 7 (77.78%) Sun
2 7 (77.78%) Veritas
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media
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