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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 147 161 175
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 2.21% 5.84% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 18
Average daily rate £425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
- +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.45
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
272 462 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.65% 8.99% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 318 331
Average daily rate £408 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £18.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.34 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Oracle Database
3 16 (61.54%) Finance
4 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (53.85%) Unix
6 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
7 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (26.92%) Data Guard
12 6 (23.08%) High Availability
12 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (23.08%) Solaris
12 6 (23.08%) Veritas
12 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (19.23%) Windows
13 5 (19.23%) Perl
13 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
13 5 (19.23%) SQL
13 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
13 5 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
13 5 (19.23%) Puppet
13 5 (19.23%) Bourne shell
13 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
13 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (19.23%) Patch Management
14 4 (15.38%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) Oracle Database
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) VLDB
8 1 (3.85%) Big Data
8 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) DBA
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (30.77%) Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior DBA
6 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Development DBA
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Development DBA
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Solaris
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) SUSE
6 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (23.08%) High Availability
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
3 5 (19.23%) Patch Management
3 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Database Security
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
1 5 (19.23%) Bourne shell
1 5 (19.23%) Perl
1 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
1 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Data Guard
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (15.38%) yum
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) Veritas
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Sybase
5 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
6 1 (3.85%) ATG
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Software AG
6 1 (3.85%) webMethods