The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cheshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 73 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% - 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.04% - 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £348 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £55.00
System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
98 85 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.67% 11.52% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 29
Average daily rate £270 £250 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -29.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 5
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% +25.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £12.00 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Oracle RAC
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £270 - 1
Warrington - 1 £425 -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Oracle RAC
North West

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SAP