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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
London / City of London
Rank 149 143 163
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.20% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 2.00% 1.97% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Median daily rate £750 £458 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £390 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £518 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -

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
300 304 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.37% 9.89% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 233 321
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 31
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.80 £23.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 11 (68.75%) Finance
5 10 (62.50%) Unix
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (56.25%) Linux
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (50.00%) ITIL
7 8 (50.00%) Database Security
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (37.50%) IBM
9 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
9 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (37.50%) Banking
10 5 (31.25%) Replication
10 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
10 5 (31.25%) Data Guard
10 5 (31.25%) Database Tuning
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (25.00%) WorldPay
11 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (25.00%) IBM Certification
11 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (25.00%) OCP
11 4 (25.00%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) VLDB
6 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (6.25%) Big Data
7 1 (6.25%) Informix
7 1 (6.25%) OLTP
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
2 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) DBA
2 7 (43.75%) Administrator
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (18.75%) Development DBA
6 2 (12.50%) Database Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Development DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) CMDB
5 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
5 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Database Security
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
3 5 (31.25%) Database Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (25.00%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCITP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) OCP
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Data Guard
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) WorldPay
4 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Hortonworks
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Reuters
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas