The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 128 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.036% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 1.09% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£305 £375 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% -18.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
Oracle RAC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
322 276 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.61% 10.38% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 112 100
Average daily rate £398 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £193 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £27.88 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 2015. 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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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
Windsor - 1 £305 -
Oracle RAC
South East

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Endur
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR