The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 76 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 3.41% 3.95% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£400 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 -
Oracle RAC
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.16% 6.89% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 23 19
Average daily rate £310 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £360 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Data Guard
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) AIX
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (22.22%) MySQL
8 2 (22.22%) Windows
8 2 (22.22%) HTTP
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (22.22%) SCOM
8 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (11.11%) Middleware
9 1 (11.11%) Banking
9 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) DBA
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Data Guard
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) F5