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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 134 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.071% 0.083% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 0.60% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £355 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% -21.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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
355 333 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.64% 13.83% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 155 144
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £141 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 71 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £255 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) BCP
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BCP
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (40.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) HP