The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Oracle RAC
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
61 113 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.23% 10.50% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 64 46
Median daily rate £340 £333 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £229 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 24
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -16.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) JBoss
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Data Guard
2 6 (85.71%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) ArchiMate
3 5 (71.43%) Smart Meter
3 5 (71.43%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) XSD
4 4 (57.14%) UML
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Internet of Things
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (14.29%) OLTP
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (85.71%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Systems Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Systems Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Metering Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) REST
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
1 5 (71.43%) Smart Meter
2 4 (57.14%) Internet of Things
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ArchiMate
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) HP