The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 150 188 203
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +15
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 44 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 8.49% 5.08% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -27.27%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
518 591 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.10% 8.37% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 375 353
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 53
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £54.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Oracle RAC
London

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 74 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (67.57%) Oracle Database
3 40 (54.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 37 (50.00%) Finance
5 36 (48.65%) Linux
6 30 (40.54%) UNIX
7 29 (39.19%) SQL
7 29 (39.19%) Data Guard
8 25 (33.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (25.68%) Oracle RMAN
11 18 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (22.97%) Red Hat
12 17 (22.97%) SOA
12 17 (22.97%) Python
12 17 (22.97%) Solaris
13 16 (21.62%) PL/SQL
13 16 (21.62%) Middleware
13 16 (21.62%) Bash Shell
13 16 (21.62%) Banking
14 15 (20.27%) Java
14 15 (20.27%) WebLogic
14 15 (20.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 14 (18.92%) RDBMS
15 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
16 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 12c
16 13 (17.57%) Windows
16 13 (17.57%) Clustering
17 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
17 11 (14.86%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (20.27%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (9.46%) WebLogic Portal
3 7 (9.46%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (5.41%) IIS
5 4 (5.41%) Apache
5 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Documaker
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle FAH
2 4 (5.41%) RMDS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) HTTP
1 11 (14.86%) SAN
2 6 (8.11%) HTTPS
3 5 (6.76%) NAS
4 4 (5.41%) FCoE
4 4 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (5.41%) Multicast
4 4 (5.41%) SSL
4 4 (5.41%) LAN
4 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 3 (4.05%) LDAP
5 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (1.35%) Network Security
7 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (67.57%) Oracle Database
2 40 (54.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (33.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (18.92%) RDBMS
4 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
5 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
7 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (5.41%) HBase
10 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
11 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (4.05%) TKPROF
11 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) Toad
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (21.62%) Banking
3 10 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.46%) Billing
5 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.41%) Front Office
7 3 (4.05%) Back Office
8 2 (2.70%) International Banking
9 1 (1.35%) Retail
9 1 (1.35%) Advertising
9 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) DBA
2 33 (44.59%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (14.86%) Architect
4 10 (13.51%) Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 6 (8.11%) Senior DBA
5 6 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Database Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Middleware
2 9 (12.16%) HTML
3 8 (10.81%) JDBC
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (9.46%) WebCenter
4 7 (9.46%) XML
5 6 (8.11%) JMS
6 4 (5.41%) XSLT
6 4 (5.41%) Rendezvous
7 3 (4.05%) Django
7 3 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.70%) ODBC
9 1 (1.35%) Flash
9 1 (1.35%) Web Services
9 1 (1.35%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Clustering
2 7 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (9.46%) Replication
3 4 (5.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (1.35%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.35%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Online Games
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Linux
2 30 (40.54%) UNIX
3 18 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (22.97%) Solaris
5 13 (17.57%) Windows
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.05%) SELinux
7 3 (4.05%) CentOS
7 3 (4.05%) SUSE
7 3 (4.05%) Fedora
8 2 (2.70%) AIX
9 1 (1.35%) zOS
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (22.97%) SOA
3 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
3 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.16%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (10.81%) Content Management
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 7 (9.46%) Change Management
5 7 (9.46%) Migration
5 7 (9.46%) DevOps
5 7 (9.46%) Revenue Management
6 5 (6.76%) High Availability
6 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.76%) Data Management
6 5 (6.76%) Data Architecture
7 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.41%) ETL
7 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.41%) Benchmarking
7 4 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) SQL
2 17 (22.97%) Python
3 16 (21.62%) PL/SQL
3 16 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 15 (20.27%) Java
5 10 (13.51%) Perl
6 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.46%) Jython
7 7 (9.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (8.11%) Ruby
9 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.05%) Bourne shell
10 3 (4.05%) AWK
10 3 (4.05%) sed
11 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.35%) C#
12 1 (1.35%) C++
12 1 (1.35%) PHP
12 1 (1.35%) Ada
12 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.35%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.35%) MCITP
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.46%) vCloud
3 6 (8.11%) SRDF
4 5 (6.76%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.41%) NFS
5 4 (5.41%) Xen
5 4 (5.41%) KVM
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.05%) XenServer
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (39.19%) Data Guard
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (9.46%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (8.11%) Puppet
5 5 (6.76%) Nagios
5 5 (6.76%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.05%) Control-M
6 3 (4.05%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (4.05%) YUM
7 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Legato
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (22.97%) Red Hat
3 10 (13.51%) IBM
4 9 (12.16%) EMC
5 8 (10.81%) BMC
5 8 (10.81%) NetApp
5 8 (10.81%) VMware
6 7 (9.46%) Remedy
7 6 (8.11%) Veritas
7 6 (8.11%) Sybase
8 4 (5.41%) Siebel
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco
8 4 (5.41%) Intel
8 4 (5.41%) TIBCO
8 4 (5.41%) DataSynapse
8 4 (5.41%) 29West
9 3 (4.05%) Symantec
9 3 (4.05%) HP
9 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
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