The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 16 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.23% 0.68% 2.61%
As % of the System Software category 17.65% 20.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £304 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Oracle RAC
Gloucestershire

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

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
17 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.28% 3.40% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 19
Average daily rate £304 £385 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.10% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £377 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Endeca
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) TKPROF
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) BPEL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Endeca