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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 78 74 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -33
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.26% 2.41%
As % of the System Software category 6.56% 3.06% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
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
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
61 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.53% 8.54% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 27
Average daily rate £425 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat