The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 94 87 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.062% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 1.65% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.16% -9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
120 182 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.49% 12.52% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 86 86
Average daily rate £365 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.31 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the East Midlands region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the East Midlands region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) KVM
4 2 (33.33%) Database Security
4 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) FCoE
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) C-shell
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) SUSE
4 2 (33.33%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Database Security
2 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) C-shell
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Samba
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (33.33%) OpenView
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) PlateSpin
2 2 (33.33%) Opsware
2 2 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Percona
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft