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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 173 158 174
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 25 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.68% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 5.38% 7.99% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £324 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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
465 563 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.38% 8.47% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 372 312
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 61
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (66.67%) Finance
3 33 (57.89%) Oracle Database
4 28 (49.12%) Linux
5 24 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (36.84%) SQL
7 18 (31.58%) SOA
7 18 (31.58%) Middleware
8 17 (29.82%) Python
8 17 (29.82%) WebLogic
9 16 (28.07%) Data Guard
9 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
10 15 (26.32%) JIRA
10 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (26.32%) Windows
11 14 (24.56%) UNIX
11 14 (24.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 14 (24.56%) Remedy
11 14 (24.56%) Oracle RMAN
12 13 (22.81%) VMware
13 12 (21.05%) Billing
13 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 12 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (21.05%) Revenue Management
13 12 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (21.05%) Documaker
14 11 (19.30%) WebCenter
14 11 (19.30%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (19.30%) Data Quality
14 11 (19.30%) Oracle ODI

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 17 (29.82%) WebLogic
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (15.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (15.79%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Documaker
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (3.51%) RMDS
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) HTTP
2 10 (17.54%) HTTPS
3 9 (15.79%) SSL
4 5 (8.77%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.51%) NAS
5 2 (3.51%) FCoE
5 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.51%) Multicast
5 2 (3.51%) LAN
5 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 24 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (19.30%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (17.54%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (17.54%) RDBMS
5 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
6 9 (15.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (5.26%) MySQL
10 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
10 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
10 3 (5.26%) HBase
10 3 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Billing
3 11 (19.30%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.51%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) International Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) DBA
2 22 (38.60%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (22.81%) Architect
4 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (14.04%) Administrator
6 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Senior DBA
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle Team Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Middleware Team Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Development Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Middleware
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (19.30%) WebCenter
3 11 (19.30%) JDBC
4 10 (17.54%) JMS
5 5 (8.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (7.02%) HTML
7 2 (3.51%) Django
7 2 (3.51%) Rendezvous
7 2 (3.51%) OLE
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) XML
7 2 (3.51%) XSLT
8 1 (1.75%) ODBC
8 1 (1.75%) Flash
8 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.54%) Replication
3 8 (14.04%) Clustering
4 4 (7.02%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.26%) Statistics
6 2 (3.51%) Online Games
6 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Linux
2 15 (26.32%) Windows
3 14 (24.56%) UNIX
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) SOA
2 12 (21.05%) Revenue Management
3 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.79%) Content Management
5 8 (14.04%) High Availability
6 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Document Management
8 4 (7.02%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.26%) DevOps
10 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.51%) Web Development
10 2 (3.51%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (3.51%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.51%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 17 (29.82%) Python
3 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
4 9 (15.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 9 (15.79%) Jython
5 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.77%) Ruby
7 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 4 (7.02%) Java
8 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.51%) R
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
10 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) OCP
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MCITP
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) SRDF
3 2 (3.51%) Xen
3 2 (3.51%) NFS
3 2 (3.51%) KVM
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.75%) vCloud
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (28.07%) Data Guard
2 14 (24.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (15.79%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (8.77%) Puppet
5 4 (7.02%) Tivoli
5 4 (7.02%) Nagios
6 3 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (5.26%) SELinux
7 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Ambari
8 1 (1.75%) Oozie
8 1 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (24.56%) Remedy
3 13 (22.81%) VMware
4 10 (17.54%) IBM
5 7 (12.28%) Siebel
6 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.02%) BMC
7 4 (7.02%) Sybase
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
8 2 (3.51%) Intel
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 2 (3.51%) NetApp
8 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.51%) DataSynapse
8 2 (3.51%) 29West
8 2 (3.51%) New Relic
9 1 (1.75%) Splunk
9 1 (1.75%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.75%) MapR