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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 169 182 157
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 8 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 2.00% 4.24% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 36
Median daily rate £425 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £364
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
401 519 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.41% 9.79% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 378 430
Median daily rate £470 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 45
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.93 £31.00 £122.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 19 (76.00%) Finance
4 16 (64.00%) Oracle Database
5 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (56.00%) Banking
7 13 (52.00%) IBM
8 10 (40.00%) Migration
9 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (36.00%) ITIL
9 9 (36.00%) Unix
9 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (36.00%) High Availability
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (32.00%) Windows
10 8 (32.00%) AIX
10 8 (32.00%) OCP
10 8 (32.00%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (32.00%) VMware
11 7 (28.00%) Replication
11 7 (28.00%) Data Guard
11 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (28.00%) Solaris
11 7 (28.00%) C
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft

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 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) FCoE
3 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Multicast
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (20.00%) Big Data
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (8.00%) OLTP
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.00%) DB2
9 1 (4.00%) HBase
9 1 (4.00%) OLAP
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (4.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) DBA
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (36.00%) Administrator
4 7 (28.00%) Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Senior DBA
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
7 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Platform Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (8.00%) Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Lead Designer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.00%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
2 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 8 (32.00%) AIX
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Solaris
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Migration
2 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (36.00%) High Availability
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
3 6 (24.00%) Database Security
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) OCP
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (24.00%) IBM Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCITP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) RHCE
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) KVM
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
4 2 (8.00%) SRDF
4 2 (8.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) IBM
3 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) Dell
5 5 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Reuters
6 4 (16.00%) Hortonworks
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) Intel
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) WorldPay
8 1 (4.00%) DataSynapse
8 1 (4.00%) Siebel
8 1 (4.00%) Sybase
8 1 (4.00%) TIBCO