Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for OCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 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 West
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 195 -
Rank change year-on-year -30 - -
Contract jobs citing OCA 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.079% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median daily rate £400 - -
England median daily rate £450 £391 £383
% change year-on-year +15.02% +2.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South West median hourly rate - £44.27 -
England median hourly rate - £47.00 -

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,181 1,553 1,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.36% 27.80% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,227 798 971
South West median daily rate £468 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.31% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £254 £228
90th Percentile £629 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 110 119
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% +14.29%
10th Percentile £15.47 £17.38 £16.68
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £35.07 £23.00 £28.35
% change year-on-year +52.46% -18.86% +7.98%

OCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for OCA in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OCA in the South West

OCA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Wiltshire -30 5 £400 -
OCA
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for OCA.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) PowerCLI
1 5 (100.00%) vCenter Server
1 5 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) PowerCLI
1 5 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) VMware