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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 147 164 189
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +25
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 12 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 3.32% 5.97% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 21
Median daily rate £600 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £402 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £389 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 - £52.50
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
361 519 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.47% 9.47% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 389 341
Median daily rate £450 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Data Guard
4 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (41.18%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
9 4 (23.53%) High Availability
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) AIX
9 4 (23.53%) Solaris
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
10 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) Migration
10 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
10 3 (17.65%) IBM
10 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle Clusterware

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) FCoE
1 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 2 (11.76%) HBase
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.88%) OLTP
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.88%) TKPROF
7 1 (5.88%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DBA
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Platform Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Development DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Production DBA
6 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Production DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Development DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.88%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
4 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) NFS
3 2 (11.76%) SRDF
4 1 (5.88%) KVM
4 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Data Guard
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Hortonworks
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Intel
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Reuters
4 2 (11.76%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) WorldPay