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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 153 178 204
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +26
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 44 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 7.65% 6.31% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £353 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 -
Oracle RAC
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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
575 650 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.88% 8.97% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 403 355
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £34.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 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 28 August 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 78 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (65.38%) Oracle Database
3 45 (57.69%) Finance
4 41 (52.56%) Linux
5 40 (51.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (39.74%) SQL
7 30 (38.46%) Data Guard
8 29 (37.18%) UNIX
9 23 (29.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (28.21%) SOA
11 20 (25.64%) Windows
11 20 (25.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (25.64%) Middleware
12 19 (24.36%) Python
12 19 (24.36%) WebLogic
12 19 (24.36%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (23.08%) Bash Shell
13 18 (23.08%) PL/SQL
14 17 (21.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 16 (20.51%) Solaris
15 16 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (20.51%) Banking
16 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
16 15 (19.23%) RDBMS
16 15 (19.23%) HTTP
16 15 (19.23%) Red Hat
17 14 (17.95%) JIRA
18 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
18 13 (16.67%) Java
18 13 (16.67%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (24.36%) WebLogic
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (14.10%) WebLogic Portal
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) Apache
5 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Documaker
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.85%) RMDS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) HTTP
2 11 (14.10%) SAN
3 10 (12.82%) HTTPS
4 8 (10.26%) SSL
5 4 (5.13%) NAS
5 4 (5.13%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.85%) Multicast
6 3 (3.85%) FCoE
6 3 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.85%) LDAP
6 3 (3.85%) LAN
6 3 (3.85%) WAN
7 2 (2.56%) Internet
7 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (65.38%) Oracle Database
2 40 (51.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (29.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (19.23%) RDBMS
4 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
5 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 12 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
6 12 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (10.26%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.85%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
11 3 (3.85%) HBase
11 3 (3.85%) TKPROF
12 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) JIRA
2 3 (3.85%) Toad
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (57.69%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Billing
4 10 (12.82%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.69%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.13%) Front Office
7 2 (2.56%) International Banking
8 1 (1.28%) Retail
8 1 (1.28%) Back Office
8 1 (1.28%) Advertising
8 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) DBA
2 31 (39.74%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (21.79%) Architect
4 13 (16.67%) Administrator
5 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Database Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Middleware Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.41%) Senior DBA
9 4 (5.13%) Support Specialist
10 3 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.85%) Developer
10 3 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
10 3 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) Middleware
2 12 (15.38%) JDBC
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (14.10%) WebCenter
4 10 (12.82%) JMS
5 9 (11.54%) HTML
6 6 (7.69%) XML
7 4 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (5.13%) Django
8 3 (3.85%) Rendezvous
8 3 (3.85%) XSLT
9 2 (2.56%) ODBC
10 1 (1.28%) Web Services
10 1 (1.28%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) Replication
3 5 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.13%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.28%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.28%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.28%) Online Games
6 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) UNIX
3 20 (25.64%) Windows
4 16 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (20.51%) Solaris
5 3 (3.85%) SELinux
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) zOS
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) SOA
2 19 (24.36%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (15.38%) Content Management
4 11 (14.10%) Revenue Management
5 9 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.97%) Change Management
7 6 (7.69%) Migration
8 5 (6.41%) ITIL
8 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.41%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.13%) High Availability
9 4 (5.13%) Change Control
9 4 (5.13%) DevOps
9 4 (5.13%) Web Development
9 4 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.13%) Data Management
9 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) Python
3 18 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 18 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.67%) Java
5 11 (14.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 11 (14.10%) Jython
6 10 (12.82%) Perl
7 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.13%) Ruby
9 3 (3.85%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.28%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.28%) OCP
2 1 (1.28%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.28%) MCITP
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) SRDF
4 4 (5.13%) vCloud
5 3 (3.85%) NFS
6 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.56%) Xen
6 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (38.46%) Data Guard
2 17 (21.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (14.10%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (10.26%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (8.97%) Tivoli
5 7 (8.97%) Puppet
6 6 (7.69%) Nagios
7 4 (5.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (3.85%) YUM
8 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.85%) Control-M
8 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.28%) Legato
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (19.23%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.38%) Remedy
3 12 (15.38%) VMware
4 11 (14.10%) IBM
5 9 (11.54%) BMC
6 8 (10.26%) EMC
6 8 (10.26%) Siebel
7 7 (8.97%) NetApp
8 5 (6.41%) Veritas
8 5 (6.41%) Sybase
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco
9 3 (3.85%) Intel
9 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
9 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 3 (3.85%) DataSynapse
9 3 (3.85%) 29West
9 3 (3.85%) HP
10 2 (2.56%) CA
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