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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 179 156 187
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +31
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 22 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.78% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.42% 7.76% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 22
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£488 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £349 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £364 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
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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
498 593 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.40% 10.08% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 419 416
Average daily rate £414 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 49
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £126.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.71%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (69.39%) Oracle Database
3 32 (65.31%) Linux
4 29 (59.18%) Data Guard
5 27 (55.10%) SQL
6 26 (53.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (51.02%) Finance
8 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
9 20 (40.82%) UNIX
10 18 (36.73%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (32.65%) Shell Script
11 16 (32.65%) PL/SQL
11 16 (32.65%) IBM
11 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database 12c
12 15 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (30.61%) Windows
12 15 (30.61%) VMware
13 14 (28.57%) SAN
14 13 (26.53%) Solaris
14 13 (26.53%) Sybase
15 12 (24.49%) Middleware
15 12 (24.49%) Clustering
15 12 (24.49%) NetApp
15 12 (24.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (24.49%) Banking
16 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (20.41%) LAN
17 10 (20.41%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (18.37%) WebLogic
1 9 (18.37%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (10.20%) RMDS
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (2.04%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
2 10 (20.41%) LAN
2 10 (20.41%) WAN
3 8 (16.33%) NAS
4 7 (14.29%) HTTP
5 5 (10.20%) FCoE
5 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (10.20%) Multicast
5 5 (10.20%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.12%) Firewall
6 3 (6.12%) VLAN
6 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) VPN
6 3 (6.12%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (69.39%) Oracle Database
2 26 (53.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
4 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (18.37%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
8 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
8 8 (16.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (14.29%) HBase
9 7 (14.29%) Hadoop
10 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (6.12%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) Toad
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Legal
4 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) DBA
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle DBA
2 13 (26.53%) Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 9 (18.37%) Administrator
6 6 (12.24%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (8.16%) Server Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Development Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Sybase DBA
10 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Big Data Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Build Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Middleware
2 7 (14.29%) XML
2 7 (14.29%) XSLT
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (12.24%) Rendezvous
4 5 (10.20%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (4.08%) CGI
7 1 (2.04%) JMS
7 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.04%) .NET
7 1 (2.04%) JDBC
7 1 (2.04%) XSD
7 1 (2.04%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Clustering
2 10 (20.41%) Replication
3 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.20%) Hedge funds
5 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (6.12%) CMDB
6 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.04%) W3C
6 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Linux
2 20 (40.82%) UNIX
3 15 (30.61%) Windows
4 13 (26.53%) Solaris
5 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (18.37%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) SOA
3 8 (16.33%) Database Mirroring
4 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.16%) High Availability
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Database Tuning
7 3 (6.12%) ETL
8 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Change Control
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) Shell Script
2 16 (32.65%) PL/SQL
3 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.16%) Korn
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) C
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (2.04%) XPath
8 1 (2.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) Xen
3 5 (10.20%) NFS
3 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) SRDF
3 5 (10.20%) KVM
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (6.12%) GlusterFS
5 3 (6.12%) GFS2
5 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
5 3 (6.12%) OCFS2
6 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
6 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (59.18%) Data Guard
2 18 (36.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (24.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Puppet
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (6.12%) SELinux
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (2.04%) Ambari
7 1 (2.04%) Oozie
7 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.04%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (32.65%) IBM
3 15 (30.61%) VMware
4 13 (26.53%) Sybase
5 12 (24.49%) NetApp
6 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
7 9 (18.37%) HP
8 7 (14.29%) Remedy
9 6 (12.24%) TIBCO
9 6 (12.24%) Intel
9 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.24%) DataSynapse
9 6 (12.24%) 3PAR
9 6 (12.24%) Cisco
10 5 (10.20%) EMC
11 4 (8.16%) Veritas
12 3 (6.12%) SAP
13 2 (4.08%) WorldPay
13 2 (4.08%) Brocade
14 1 (2.04%) Netezza