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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 171 175 189
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 30 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 6.09% 5.82% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 6
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£450 £429 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £275 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £558 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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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
493 481 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.00% 7.69% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 326 341
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 46
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

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 May 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 May 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 58 (100.00%) Oracle
2 35 (60.34%) Oracle Database
3 34 (58.62%) Finance
4 28 (48.28%) Linux
4 28 (48.28%) Data Guard
5 27 (46.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (39.66%) SQL
7 20 (34.48%) UNIX
8 19 (32.76%) WebLogic
9 17 (29.31%) IBM
10 16 (27.59%) Banking
11 15 (25.86%) Oracle RMAN
11 15 (25.86%) VMware
11 15 (25.86%) Middleware
11 15 (25.86%) SOA
11 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
12 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (24.14%) High Availability
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle Exadata
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (22.41%) JIRA
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle EBS
13 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (20.69%) Remedy
14 12 (20.69%) PL/SQL
14 12 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
15 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
15 11 (18.97%) Oracle Fusion
15 11 (18.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (32.76%) WebLogic
2 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
3 9 (15.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (5.17%) IIS
6 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.45%) Jetty
7 2 (3.45%) Confluence
7 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.45%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (12.07%) Documaker
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (5.17%) RMDS
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) SAN
2 7 (12.07%) LAN
2 7 (12.07%) WAN
3 6 (10.34%) HTTP
4 5 (8.62%) HTTPS
4 5 (8.62%) SSL
4 5 (8.62%) NAS
5 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.17%) VPN
5 3 (5.17%) DNS
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) VLAN
6 2 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.45%) FCoE
6 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.45%) Multicast
6 2 (3.45%) LDAP
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) Oracle Database
2 27 (46.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
4 13 (22.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (15.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
7 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
8 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (12.07%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (8.62%) HBase
10 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
11 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (5.17%) MySQL
12 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
13 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
13 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Gerrit
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
2 2 (3.45%) Ant
2 2 (3.45%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 34 (58.62%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Billing
4 6 (10.34%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.62%) Legal
6 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Games
7 1 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (1.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) DBA
2 26 (44.83%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (18.97%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.34%) SQL DBA
5 6 (10.34%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Middleware Team Leader
6 5 (8.62%) Development Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Team Leader
6 5 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (6.90%) Server Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior DBA
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Middleware
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (8.62%) JMS
4 5 (8.62%) JDBC
4 5 (8.62%) WebCenter
5 4 (6.90%) HTML
6 3 (5.17%) XML
6 3 (5.17%) XSLT
6 3 (5.17%) Rendezvous
6 3 (5.17%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (3.45%) CGI
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.72%) Web Services
8 1 (1.72%) OLE
8 1 (1.72%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.97%) Clustering
3 9 (15.52%) Replication
4 6 (10.34%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.72%) Online Games
7 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Linux
2 20 (34.48%) UNIX
3 10 (17.24%) Windows
4 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.34%) AIX
6 3 (5.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) SOA
2 14 (24.14%) High Availability
3 12 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.07%) Database Mirroring
6 7 (12.07%) Revenue Management
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.34%) Benchmarking
8 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.90%) Database Security
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
10 3 (5.17%) DevOps
10 3 (5.17%) Migration
10 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.17%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.45%) Content Management
11 2 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) PL/SQL
3 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
4 10 (17.24%) Python
5 7 (12.07%) Java
6 6 (10.34%) Korn
6 6 (10.34%) Ruby
6 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.62%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) C
9 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (3.45%) Jython
9 2 (3.45%) ABAP
10 1 (1.72%) R
10 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.45%) OCP
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.17%) QA
4 1 (1.72%) SLA
4 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) OCFS2
2 6 (10.34%) GlusterFS
2 6 (10.34%) GFS2
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (8.62%) Xen
4 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) SRDF
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) KVM
5 2 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (3.45%) vCloud
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Flume
5 2 (3.45%) NFS
6 1 (1.72%) HDFS
6 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (48.28%) Data Guard
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Puppet
5 5 (8.62%) SELinux
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (3.45%) Ambari
8 2 (3.45%) Oozie
8 2 (3.45%) Nagios
9 1 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (29.31%) IBM
3 15 (25.86%) VMware
4 12 (20.69%) Remedy
5 9 (15.52%) HP
5 9 (15.52%) NetApp
6 8 (13.79%) WorldPay
7 7 (12.07%) Sybase
8 6 (10.34%) 3PAR
8 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.17%) Cisco
9 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.17%) Intel
9 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
9 3 (5.17%) DataSynapse
10 2 (3.45%) Brocade
10 2 (3.45%) Netezza
10 2 (3.45%) MapR
10 2 (3.45%) Hortonworks
10 2 (3.45%) Teradata