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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 85 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.70% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 9.68% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£375 £338 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -27.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.73% -8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
105 93 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.51% 7.27% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 22
Average daily rate £350 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £115 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -50.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (20.00%) GIS
5 1 (20.00%) ArcIMS
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) ArcSDE
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) ArcIMS
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSDE
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle