The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 119 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 1.98% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£498 £415 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.87% +38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £415 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £415 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.39% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 303 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.86% 12.39% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 122 97
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 29
Average hourly rate £18.36 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.95 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Oracle RAC
South East

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Berkshire region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - - - - 3
Slough - - - -
Oracle RAC
South East

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle RAC.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Informatica
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) NFS
5 2 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) Java

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle RAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
2 1 (16.67%) Essbase
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) BPEL
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Revenue Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) OCFS2
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
1 1 (16.67%) nmon
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Siebel
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Primavera
4 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 1 (16.67%) Egenera