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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 177 184 203
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 27 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.60% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 4.68% 6.53% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 15
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£468 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £396 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -
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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
577 674 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.71% 9.23% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 437 370
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 48 48
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.75 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £37.50 £23.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (64.29%) Oracle Database
3 43 (61.43%) Finance
4 40 (57.14%) Linux
5 33 (47.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (37.14%) UNIX
6 26 (37.14%) SQL
7 22 (31.43%) SOA
7 22 (31.43%) Data Guard
8 21 (30.00%) Python
9 20 (28.57%) Middleware
10 19 (27.14%) Bash Shell
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle RMAN
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (24.29%) Windows
12 17 (24.29%) WebLogic
12 17 (24.29%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
13 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (22.86%) JIRA
13 16 (22.86%) RDBMS
13 16 (22.86%) HTTP
14 15 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 14 (20.00%) Remedy
16 13 (18.57%) VMware
16 13 (18.57%) Banking
16 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
16 13 (18.57%) JDBC
16 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
16 13 (18.57%) Oracle ODI

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (24.29%) WebLogic
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 12 (17.14%) WebLogic Portal
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (12.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 3 (4.29%) Apache
5 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Documaker
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) HTTP
2 11 (15.71%) HTTPS
3 9 (12.86%) SSL
4 7 (10.00%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.29%) Multicast
6 3 (4.29%) LAN
6 3 (4.29%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) NAS
6 3 (4.29%) FCoE
6 3 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 33 (47.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (22.86%) RDBMS
4 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
5 13 (18.57%) Oracle ODI
5 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
6 12 (17.14%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (17.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (12.86%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.57%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.29%) HBase
11 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
12 2 (2.86%) MySQL
12 2 (2.86%) OLTP
12 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 43 (61.43%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 12 (17.14%) Billing
4 8 (11.43%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.71%) Front Office
7 2 (2.86%) Retail
7 2 (2.86%) International Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Advertising
8 1 (1.43%) Back Office
8 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) DBA
2 25 (35.71%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (24.29%) Architect
4 11 (15.71%) Administrator
4 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.57%) Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Database Architect
9 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Support Specialist
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.86%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) Middleware
2 13 (18.57%) JDBC
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (17.14%) WebCenter
4 11 (15.71%) JMS
5 8 (11.43%) HTML
6 5 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (5.71%) XML
7 4 (5.71%) Django
8 3 (4.29%) XSLT
8 3 (4.29%) Rendezvous
9 2 (2.86%) ODBC
10 1 (1.43%) Flash
10 1 (1.43%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Clustering
3 8 (11.43%) Replication
4 5 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.71%) Data Integration
6 3 (4.29%) Statistics
7 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Linux
2 26 (37.14%) UNIX
3 17 (24.29%) Windows
4 12 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (17.14%) Solaris
5 4 (5.71%) SELinux
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) SOA
2 17 (24.29%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (17.14%) Revenue Management
3 12 (17.14%) Content Management
3 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (10.00%) Migration
6 6 (8.57%) High Availability
7 5 (7.14%) Data Architecture
7 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.71%) ITIL
8 4 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (5.71%) Document Management
8 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.71%) Web Development
8 4 (5.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) Python
3 19 (27.14%) Bash Shell
4 12 (17.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 12 (17.14%) Jython
4 12 (17.14%) PL/SQL
5 10 (14.29%) Perl
6 9 (12.86%) Java
7 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.14%) Ruby
8 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.86%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) OCP
3 2 (2.86%) IBM Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCITP
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) SRDF
3 4 (5.71%) vCloud
4 3 (4.29%) NFS
5 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.86%) Xen
5 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) KVM
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (31.43%) Data Guard
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (10.00%) Puppet
4 7 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (8.57%) Tivoli
5 6 (8.57%) Nagios
6 4 (5.71%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (4.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.86%) YUM
9 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) Remedy
3 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
4 12 (17.14%) IBM
5 9 (12.86%) BMC
6 7 (10.00%) Siebel
7 5 (7.14%) Sybase
7 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.14%) NetApp
8 4 (5.71%) Veritas
8 4 (5.71%) EMC
9 3 (4.29%) Intel
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco
9 3 (4.29%) DataSynapse
9 3 (4.29%) 29West
9 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.86%) Symantec
10 2 (2.86%) CA
10 2 (2.86%) Sun