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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 148 184 205
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 47 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 8.62% 5.75% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £576 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
545 609 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.45% 8.60% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 375 352
Average daily rate £330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 55
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.98 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £33.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +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 31 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 31 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 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 49 (64.47%) Oracle Database
3 41 (53.95%) Finance
4 40 (52.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 39 (51.32%) Linux
6 32 (42.11%) SQL
7 30 (39.47%) UNIX
8 29 (38.16%) Data Guard
9 25 (32.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 21 (27.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 21 (27.63%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (23.68%) SOA
11 18 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
12 17 (22.37%) Windows
12 17 (22.37%) Solaris
12 17 (22.37%) Python
12 17 (22.37%) PL/SQL
12 17 (22.37%) Middleware
13 16 (21.05%) WebLogic
13 16 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
13 16 (21.05%) Banking
14 15 (19.74%) RDBMS
14 15 (19.74%) Java
14 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
15 13 (17.11%) Clustering
15 13 (17.11%) HTTP
15 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (15.79%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (5.26%) IIS
7 4 (5.26%) Apache
7 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Documaker
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle FAH
2 4 (5.26%) RMDS
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) HTTP
2 12 (15.79%) SAN
3 7 (9.21%) HTTPS
4 5 (6.58%) SSL
4 5 (6.58%) NAS
5 4 (5.26%) FCoE
5 4 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.26%) Multicast
5 4 (5.26%) LAN
5 4 (5.26%) WAN
6 3 (3.95%) LDAP
7 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (64.47%) Oracle Database
2 40 (52.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (32.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (19.74%) RDBMS
4 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
5 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 9 (11.84%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (11.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (11.84%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (6.58%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (5.26%) HBase
11 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.95%) TKPROF
12 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (3.95%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Toad
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (53.95%) Finance
2 16 (21.05%) Banking
3 9 (11.84%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.53%) Billing
5 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.58%) Front Office
6 2 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (2.63%) International Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) DBA
2 32 (42.11%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (18.42%) Architect
4 12 (15.79%) Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.58%) Senior DBA
6 5 (6.58%) Database Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.95%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) Middleware
2 10 (13.16%) HTML
3 9 (11.84%) JDBC
3 9 (11.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (10.53%) WebCenter
5 7 (9.21%) XML
5 7 (9.21%) JMS
6 4 (5.26%) XSLT
6 4 (5.26%) Rendezvous
6 4 (5.26%) Django
7 3 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.63%) ODBC
9 1 (1.32%) Web Services
9 1 (1.32%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Clustering
2 7 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (9.21%) Replication
3 4 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.32%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.32%) Online Games
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Linux
2 30 (39.47%) UNIX
3 18 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (22.37%) Solaris
4 17 (22.37%) Windows
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (3.95%) SELinux
6 2 (2.63%) CentOS
6 2 (2.63%) AIX
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) SUSE
6 2 (2.63%) Fedora
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (23.68%) SOA
3 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.84%) Content Management
4 9 (11.84%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (10.53%) Revenue Management
6 7 (9.21%) ITIL
6 7 (9.21%) Change Management
7 6 (7.89%) Migration
7 6 (7.89%) DevOps
8 5 (6.58%) High Availability
8 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.58%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.26%) Data Management
9 4 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (5.26%) Web Development
9 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.26%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) Python
2 17 (22.37%) PL/SQL
3 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 15 (19.74%) Java
5 10 (13.16%) Perl
6 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.53%) Jython
7 8 (10.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 5 (6.58%) Ruby
8 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.95%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.63%) AWK
10 2 (2.63%) sed
11 1 (1.32%) Ada
11 1 (1.32%) C#
11 1 (1.32%) C++
11 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.32%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.32%) MCITP
2 1 (1.32%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.89%) SRDF
3 6 (7.89%) vCloud
4 4 (5.26%) KVM
4 4 (5.26%) Xen
4 4 (5.26%) NFS
4 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.63%) XenServer
5 2 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (38.16%) Data Guard
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (10.53%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (9.21%) Tivoli
5 6 (7.89%) Nagios
5 6 (7.89%) Puppet
6 4 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (3.95%) YUM
7 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.95%) Control-M
7 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Legato
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
3 11 (14.47%) IBM
4 10 (13.16%) VMware
5 9 (11.84%) EMC
6 8 (10.53%) Remedy
6 8 (10.53%) BMC
6 8 (10.53%) NetApp
7 6 (7.89%) Veritas
7 6 (7.89%) Sybase
8 5 (6.58%) Siebel
9 4 (5.26%) Cisco
9 4 (5.26%) Intel
9 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.26%) TIBCO
9 4 (5.26%) DataSynapse
9 4 (5.26%) 29West
10 3 (3.95%) Symantec
10 3 (3.95%) HP
11 2 (2.63%) CA
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