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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 156 165 177
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 30 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 7.03% 7.03% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 11
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£475 £456 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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
427 512 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.61% 8.56% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 331 277
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £229 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 67
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (71.43%) Finance
3 33 (58.93%) Oracle Database
4 27 (48.21%) Linux
5 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (32.14%) WebLogic
7 17 (30.36%) SOA
8 16 (28.57%) JIRA
8 16 (28.57%) Middleware
8 16 (28.57%) Remedy
8 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (28.57%) Bash Shell
9 15 (26.79%) Data Guard
9 15 (26.79%) High Availability
9 15 (26.79%) Banking
9 15 (26.79%) Python
9 15 (26.79%) SQL
10 13 (23.21%) VMware
11 12 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (19.64%) Revenue Management
12 11 (19.64%) Oracle Fusion
12 11 (19.64%) Documaker
12 11 (19.64%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (19.64%) Billing
12 11 (19.64%) UNIX
12 11 (19.64%) Windows
12 11 (19.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (17.86%) IBM
13 10 (17.86%) Replication
13 10 (17.86%) Oracle BI EE

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (32.14%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (10.71%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Documaker
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.79%) RMDS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) SSL
1 9 (16.07%) HTTPS
2 8 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) Multicast
3 1 (1.79%) NAS
3 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.79%) FCoE
3 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (58.93%) Oracle Database
2 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
4 10 (17.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
9 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (3.57%) MySQL
10 2 (3.57%) HBase
10 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.79%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (71.43%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 11 (19.64%) Billing
4 6 (10.71%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) DBA
2 23 (41.07%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (19.64%) Architect
4 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Middleware Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Senior DBA
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 4 (7.14%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) Middleware
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (16.07%) WebCenter
3 9 (16.07%) JMS
3 9 (16.07%) JDBC
4 7 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) OLE
6 1 (1.79%) Django
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.79%) Flash
6 1 (1.79%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) XSLT
6 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Replication
3 8 (14.29%) Clustering
4 6 (10.71%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.57%) Statistics
5 2 (3.57%) Online Games
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) UNIX
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) SOA
2 15 (26.79%) High Availability
3 11 (19.64%) Revenue Management
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.71%) Content Management
5 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.36%) Database Security
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.36%) Document Management
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) CRM
8 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.57%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 15 (26.79%) Python
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) Ruby
4 6 (10.71%) Jython
4 6 (10.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) R
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) ABAP
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) OCP
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) KVM
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.79%) SRDF
3 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.79%) vCloud
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) Xen
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Data Guard
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Puppet
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (8.93%) SELinux
6 3 (5.36%) Nagios
7 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.79%) Oozie
8 1 (1.79%) Ambari
8 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) Remedy
3 13 (23.21%) VMware
4 10 (17.86%) IBM
5 5 (8.93%) Siebel
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.36%) Sybase
8 2 (3.57%) BMC
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.57%) New Relic
9 1 (1.79%) Splunk
9 1 (1.79%) 29West
9 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.79%) MapR
9 1 (1.79%) Teradata
9 1 (1.79%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.79%) Netezza
9 1 (1.79%) SAP
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco
9 1 (1.79%) Sun