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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 144 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% - 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£255 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -
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
353 319 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.42% 13.26% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 127 199
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £144 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 76 76
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

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
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 20 October 2014. 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 £255 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) Replication
6 4 (40.00%) Database Tuning
6 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (40.00%) JMS
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
7 3 (30.00%) UML
7 3 (30.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) UNIX
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (20.00%) Workflow
8 2 (20.00%) Service Management
8 2 (20.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (10.00%) OLTP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) BCP
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) HP