The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 188 160 193
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +33
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 20 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.75% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 8.51% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 14
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£450 £475 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £605 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +28.04%
Oracle RAC
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
540 517 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.25% 8.82% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 376 362
Average daily rate £390 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £175 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 45
Average hourly rate £22.42 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the City of London region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 55 (100.00%) Oracle
2 39 (70.91%) Oracle Database
3 32 (58.18%) Linux
4 31 (56.36%) Finance
5 30 (54.55%) Data Guard
6 28 (50.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (47.27%) SQL
8 21 (38.18%) UNIX
9 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
10 18 (32.73%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (30.91%) IBM
11 17 (30.91%) Oracle RMAN
11 17 (30.91%) Banking
11 17 (30.91%) VMware
12 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
12 16 (29.09%) Windows
13 15 (27.27%) PL/SQL
14 14 (25.45%) Middleware
14 14 (25.45%) SAN
14 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (23.64%) WebLogic
16 12 (21.82%) NetApp
17 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 11 (20.00%) WebSphere
17 11 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
18 10 (18.18%) High Availability
18 10 (18.18%) SOA
18 10 (18.18%) LAN

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (23.64%) WebLogic
2 11 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (14.55%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (10.91%) IIS
6 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.64%) NetWeaver
7 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.64%) Jetty
7 2 (3.64%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (9.09%) RMDS
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (7.27%) Documaker
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) LAN
2 10 (18.18%) WAN
3 8 (14.55%) HTTP
3 8 (14.55%) NAS
4 5 (9.09%) FCoE
4 5 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (9.09%) Multicast
4 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.45%) Firewall
5 3 (5.45%) VLAN
5 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.45%) VPN
5 3 (5.45%) DNS
5 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
5 3 (5.45%) SSL
5 3 (5.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.64%) LDAP
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (70.91%) Oracle Database
2 28 (50.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
6 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
7 7 (12.73%) HBase
7 7 (12.73%) Hadoop
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (7.27%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (3.64%) SAP HANA
11 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Gerrit
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
2 2 (3.64%) Ant
2 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Legal
4 4 (7.27%) Billing
5 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) DBA
1 26 (47.27%) Oracle DBA
2 15 (27.27%) Architect
3 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.91%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Server Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Middleware
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (10.91%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) XSLT
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) Rendezvous
4 5 (9.09%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (5.45%) WebCenter
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (5.45%) JDBC
5 3 (5.45%) JMS
6 2 (3.64%) CGI
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Replication
1 9 (16.36%) Clustering
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) Linux
2 21 (38.18%) UNIX
3 16 (29.09%) Windows
4 8 (14.55%) Solaris
5 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.91%) AIX
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.18%) High Availability
2 10 (18.18%) SOA
3 9 (16.36%) Benchmarking
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.55%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.27%) Migration
7 4 (7.27%) ETL
7 4 (7.27%) Database Security
7 4 (7.27%) Revenue Management
7 4 (7.27%) Database Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.45%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
3 15 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.91%) Korn
6 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.09%) Python
8 4 (7.27%) Perl
9 3 (5.45%) C
9 3 (5.45%) Ruby
10 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (3.64%) ABAP
10 2 (3.64%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.64%) OCP
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Xen
3 5 (9.09%) KVM
3 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) NFS
3 5 (9.09%) SRDF
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (5.45%) GlusterFS
5 3 (5.45%) GFS2
5 3 (5.45%) OCFS2
5 3 (5.45%) vSphere
5 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.64%) vCloud
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (54.55%) Data Guard
2 17 (30.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (5.45%) SELinux
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (5.45%) Puppet
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.82%) Ambari
6 1 (1.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (30.91%) IBM
2 17 (30.91%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) NetApp
4 9 (16.36%) HP
4 9 (16.36%) Sybase
5 7 (12.73%) Remedy
6 6 (10.91%) WorldPay
6 6 (10.91%) DataSynapse
6 6 (10.91%) 3PAR
6 6 (10.91%) Intel
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco
6 6 (10.91%) TIBCO
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) EMC
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.64%) SAP
8 2 (3.64%) Informatica
8 2 (3.64%) Brocade
9 1 (1.82%) Netezza