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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
London / City of London
Rank 141 154 163
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 7 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.16% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.43% 1.69% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Median daily rate £775 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.16% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £398 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £578 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
288 296 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.87% 9.23% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 224 333
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 27
Median hourly rate £22.34 £12.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.12% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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 25 February 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
4 10 (66.67%) Unix
5 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (46.67%) Database Security
8 6 (40.00%) High Availability
8 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (40.00%) WorldPay
8 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
8 6 (40.00%) Data Guard
9 5 (33.33%) Database Tuning
9 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 5 (33.33%) Solaris
10 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
10 4 (26.67%) IBM
10 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (26.67%) ITIL
10 4 (26.67%) AIX
10 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (26.67%) Degree

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (20.00%) VLDB
6 2 (13.33%) Big Data
7 1 (6.67%) Informix
7 1 (6.67%) OLTP
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Development DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Database Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Database Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) AIX
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (46.67%) Database Security
3 6 (40.00%) High Availability
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (33.33%) Database Tuning
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) OCP
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) WorldPay
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Reuters
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas