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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 119 124 134
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.20% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 2.05% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 -
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
245 244 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.95% 9.63% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 100 110
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 23
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.73% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £30.50 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 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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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 - - - - 1
Oracle RAC
South East

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Siebel
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (25.00%) Essbase
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) AWK
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) RHCE
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) OCFS2
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (25.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Siebel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Primavera
4 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (25.00%) Egenera