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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 150 193 163
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -30
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 12 16 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.27% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 3.20% 2.79% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 38
Median daily rate £538 £556 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £463 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £613 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 - -
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
375 574 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.16% 9.65% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 414 397
Median daily rate £475 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.83 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.24% +23.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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
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 July 2016.

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 July 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) Banking
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database
4 10 (43.48%) IBM
4 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Unix
6 8 (34.78%) High Availability
7 7 (30.43%) AIX
7 7 (30.43%) Solaris
7 7 (30.43%) Data Guard
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
7 7 (30.43%) Migration
8 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
9 5 (21.74%) Big Data
9 5 (21.74%) HP

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 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) FCoE
2 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Multicast
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (21.74%) Big Data
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (8.70%) HBase
7 2 (8.70%) OLTP
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.35%) DB2
8 1 (4.35%) OLAP
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.35%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) DBA
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Senior DBA
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Platform Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.35%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Unix
4 7 (30.43%) AIX
4 7 (30.43%) Solaris
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (34.78%) High Availability
3 7 (30.43%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Benchmarking
7 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
7 3 (13.04%) Database Security
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (4.35%) DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (4.35%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) OCP
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (13.04%) IBM Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCITP
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) RHCE
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) NFS
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (13.04%) SRDF
4 2 (8.70%) KVM
4 2 (8.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Data Guard
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) IBM
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Bloomberg
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 5 (21.74%) Reuters
5 4 (17.39%) Hortonworks
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) EMC
6 3 (13.04%) Intel
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Sybase
7 2 (8.70%) WorldPay
8 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) Siebel