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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 166 185 208
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 37 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.59% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 6.26% 6.34% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.65 -
% change year-on-year
+46.08% -
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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
591 662 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.02% 9.36% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 428 332
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 57
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £30.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 52 (65.82%) Oracle Database
3 49 (62.03%) Finance
4 42 (53.16%) Linux
5 40 (50.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (39.24%) SQL
7 29 (36.71%) Data Guard
8 28 (35.44%) UNIX
9 23 (29.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (27.85%) SOA
11 20 (25.32%) Windows
11 20 (25.32%) Python
11 20 (25.32%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (25.32%) Middleware
12 19 (24.05%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (24.05%) Bash Shell
13 18 (22.78%) WebLogic
14 17 (21.52%) PL/SQL
14 17 (21.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 17 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (21.52%) Banking
15 16 (20.25%) Relational Database
15 16 (20.25%) RDBMS
15 16 (20.25%) HTTP
15 16 (20.25%) Red Hat
16 15 (18.99%) Solaris
16 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (18.99%) JIRA
17 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
18 13 (16.46%) JDBC

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (22.78%) WebLogic
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 12 (15.19%) WebLogic Portal
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 3 (3.80%) Apache
5 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Documaker
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.80%) RMDS
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) HTTP
2 11 (13.92%) HTTPS
3 10 (12.66%) SAN
4 9 (11.39%) SSL
5 4 (5.06%) NAS
5 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.80%) Multicast
6 3 (3.80%) FCoE
6 3 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.80%) LDAP
6 3 (3.80%) LAN
6 3 (3.80%) WAN
7 2 (2.53%) Internet
7 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (65.82%) Oracle Database
2 40 (50.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (29.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (20.25%) RDBMS
4 16 (20.25%) Relational Database
5 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
6 13 (16.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 13 (16.46%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (16.46%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (15.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (10.13%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (8.86%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.80%) HBase
11 3 (3.80%) TKPROF
11 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
12 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.53%) MySQL
12 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Toad
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (62.03%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Banking
3 12 (15.19%) Billing
4 10 (12.66%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.59%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.06%) Front Office
7 2 (2.53%) International Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Retail
8 1 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (1.27%) Advertising
8 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) DBA
2 30 (37.97%) Oracle DBA
3 19 (24.05%) Architect
4 13 (16.46%) Administrator
5 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.59%) Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 5 (6.33%) Senior DBA
9 5 (6.33%) Database Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Middleware Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Support Specialist
11 3 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (3.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.80%) Developer
11 3 (3.80%) UNIX Administrator
11 3 (3.80%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) Middleware
2 13 (16.46%) JDBC
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (15.19%) WebCenter
4 11 (13.92%) JMS
5 9 (11.39%) HTML
6 5 (6.33%) XML
7 4 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (5.06%) Django
8 3 (3.80%) Rendezvous
8 3 (3.80%) XSLT
9 2 (2.53%) ODBC
10 1 (1.27%) Web Services
10 1 (1.27%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.19%) Clustering
3 6 (7.59%) Replication
4 5 (6.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.53%) Statistics
7 1 (1.27%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (1.27%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.27%) Online Games
7 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.16%) Linux
2 28 (35.44%) UNIX
3 20 (25.32%) Windows
4 17 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (18.99%) Solaris
6 3 (3.80%) SELinux
7 2 (2.53%) AIX
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) SOA
2 19 (24.05%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.46%) Content Management
4 12 (15.19%) Revenue Management
5 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce
5 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.39%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (8.86%) Migration
6 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.33%) Data Architecture
7 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.06%) Web Development
8 4 (5.06%) Document Management
8 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.06%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (5.06%) ITIL
8 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.06%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) SQL
2 20 (25.32%) Python
3 19 (24.05%) Bash Shell
4 17 (21.52%) PL/SQL
5 12 (15.19%) Jython
5 12 (15.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 12 (15.19%) Java
6 10 (12.66%) Perl
7 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.06%) Ruby
9 3 (3.80%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.27%) PHP
11 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCITP
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) SRDF
4 4 (5.06%) vCloud
5 3 (3.80%) NFS
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.53%) Xen
6 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (36.71%) Data Guard
2 17 (21.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (10.13%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (8.86%) Puppet
6 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
6 6 (7.59%) Nagios
7 4 (5.06%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.80%) YUM
8 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (20.25%) Red Hat
3 13 (16.46%) Remedy
3 13 (16.46%) VMware
4 10 (12.66%) BMC
4 10 (12.66%) IBM
5 7 (8.86%) Siebel
5 7 (8.86%) NetApp
6 6 (7.59%) EMC
7 5 (6.33%) Sybase
7 5 (6.33%) Veritas
8 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.80%) Symantec
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco
8 3 (3.80%) Intel
8 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.80%) DataSynapse
8 3 (3.80%) 29West
9 2 (2.53%) HP
9 2 (2.53%) CA