The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 118 141 110
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 1.46% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£375 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
- -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
Oracle RAC
England

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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
345 342 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.07% 10.97% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 174 135
Average daily rate £325 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £140 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 37 56
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.35 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £438 -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £355 -18.85%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) LDAP
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (30.00%) Data Guard
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) High Availability
7 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
7 3 (30.00%) QA
7 3 (30.00%) WorldPay
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (20.00%) PKI
8 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (20.00%) SSH
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DBA
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Database Security
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
4 2 (20.00%) C-shell
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) OCP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (30.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) WorldPay
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) BMC
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft