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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 68 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.42% -
As % of the System Software category 4.17% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £272 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -
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
72 102 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.92% 10.74% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 41
Average daily rate £305 £235 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.78% -36.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £210 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 20
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £17.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Chester - 1 £340 -
Knutsford - - - -
Oracle RAC
North West

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft