The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 445 384 367
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 145 209 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.74% 4.22% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 126 115
Average daily rate
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£408 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £600 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £384
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.65
Oracle RAC
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5300 4952 4775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.97% 9.84% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3050 2781 2499
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 596 574
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
London -67 63 £450 -5.26% 8
South East -27 21 £368 -8.97% 2
South West -2 15 £375 -11.76% 3
North West -22 14 £425 -10.05% 4
Yorkshire -25 12 £325 +71.05% 4
West Midlands +6 8 £400 +14.28%
North East -20 7 £340 -2.85%
East of England +2 4 £375 +29.31% 1
East Midlands -7 1 £325 -23.52%
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 240 (100.00%) Oracle
2 189 (78.75%) Oracle Database
3 152 (63.33%) Linux
4 133 (55.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 115 (47.92%) Data Guard
6 101 (42.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 95 (39.58%) SQL
8 79 (32.92%) UNIX
9 72 (30.00%) Shell Script
10 67 (27.92%) Performance Tuning
11 63 (26.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 62 (25.83%) Red Hat
12 62 (25.83%) SQL Server
13 61 (25.42%) PL/SQL
14 55 (22.92%) Finance
15 53 (22.08%) Oracle Database 12c
16 52 (21.67%) Windows
17 49 (20.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 45 (18.75%) Solaris
19 42 (17.50%) Replication
19 42 (17.50%) Clustering
20 40 (16.67%) WebLogic
21 36 (15.00%) Relational Database
22 35 (14.58%) Middleware
22 35 (14.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 35 (14.58%) IBM
23 33 (13.75%) RDBMS
23 33 (13.75%) Oracle EBS
24 30 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
25 29 (12.08%) ITIL

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 40 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 17 (7.08%) Apache
3 14 (5.83%) JBoss
3 14 (5.83%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.17%) IIS
5 10 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (2.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.67%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.25%) Oracle 10gAS
10 3 (1.25%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.25%) Confluence
10 3 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.25%) HipChat
2 2 (0.83%) MS Project
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
2 2 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (13.75%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (11.67%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.50%) RMDS
5 4 (1.67%) Endur
5 4 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.42%) Documaker
7 1 (0.42%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.92%) PaaS
2 6 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.67%) SAN
2 16 (6.67%) NAS
3 14 (5.83%) LAN
3 14 (5.83%) WAN
4 13 (5.42%) Firewall
5 10 (4.17%) HTTP
6 9 (3.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.75%) DNS
7 8 (3.33%) LDAP
7 8 (3.33%) FCoE
7 8 (3.33%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.50%) Multicast
9 5 (2.08%) VLAN
9 5 (2.08%) VPN
10 4 (1.67%) DHCP
10 4 (1.67%) Internet
10 4 (1.67%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.67%) SSH
11 3 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (78.75%) Oracle Database
2 133 (55.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 63 (26.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 62 (25.83%) SQL Server
5 53 (22.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 36 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 33 (13.75%) RDBMS
8 30 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (7.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 16 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
10 16 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
10 16 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (4.17%) DataStage
13 10 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
14 9 (3.75%) HBase
14 9 (3.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (4.58%) Toad
2 10 (4.17%) JIRA
2 10 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (2.50%) Subversion
4 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.25%) Zephyr
5 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.25%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.25%) Selenium
5 3 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.83%) Maven
6 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.42%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.42%) Hudson
7 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.42%) ERwin
7 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.42%) Ant
7 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 55 (22.92%) Finance
2 28 (11.67%) Banking
3 5 (2.08%) Legal
4 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.67%) Retail
5 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (62.92%) DBA
2 133 (55.42%) Oracle DBA
3 46 (19.17%) Architect
4 43 (17.92%) Administrator
5 18 (7.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 16 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (5.42%) Sybase DBA
7 13 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.00%) SQL DBA
9 11 (4.58%) Consultant
9 11 (4.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.75%) Oracle Consultant
10 9 (3.75%) Senior DBA
10 9 (3.75%) Developer
10 9 (3.75%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 8 (3.33%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.92%) Applications Architect
13 6 (2.50%) SAP Architect
14 5 (2.08%) SAP Technical Architect
14 5 (2.08%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.58%) Middleware
2 19 (7.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (6.25%) J2EE
4 11 (4.58%) HTML
4 11 (4.58%) XSLT
4 11 (4.58%) XML
4 11 (4.58%) Apache Camel
5 8 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 7 (2.92%) Rendezvous
7 6 (2.50%) Ultra Messaging
7 6 (2.50%) SAP Basis
8 5 (2.08%) Web Services
9 4 (1.67%) .NET
9 4 (1.67%) RESTful
9 4 (1.67%) OSGi
10 3 (1.25%) XSD
10 3 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.25%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.83%) CGI
11 2 (0.83%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.50%) Replication
1 42 (17.50%) Clustering
2 19 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.17%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.50%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.50%) Statistics
6 6 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.67%) CMDB
9 3 (1.25%) W3C
9 3 (1.25%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.83%) PKI
10 2 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 152 (63.33%) Linux
2 79 (32.92%) UNIX
3 52 (21.67%) Windows
4 49 (20.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (18.75%) Solaris
6 16 (6.67%) AIX
7 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.33%) HPUX
9 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.50%) SUSE
10 5 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.92%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (12.08%) ITIL
3 28 (11.67%) Migration
4 25 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (10.42%) Database Tuning
5 21 (8.75%) Data Migration
6 20 (8.33%) Change Management
7 18 (7.50%) SOA
7 18 (7.50%) ETL
7 18 (7.50%) Patch Management
8 16 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 16 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 15 (6.25%) Database Security
10 13 (5.42%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (5.42%) Service Management
11 12 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (5.00%) High Availability
12 11 (4.58%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.58%) SQL
2 72 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 61 (25.42%) PL/SQL
4 27 (11.25%) Java
5 13 (5.42%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.58%) Perl
7 10 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.92%) Python
8 7 (2.92%) Korn
9 6 (2.50%) C
10 4 (1.67%) Ruby
10 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.67%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.67%) C-shell
11 3 (1.25%) XPath
12 2 (0.83%) C#
13 1 (0.42%) VBScript
13 1 (0.42%) ABAP
13 1 (0.42%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (5.00%) Degree
4 8 (3.33%) OCP
5 7 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.92%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.25%) OCA
8 1 (0.42%) MBA
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.83%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.33%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.83%) Oracle Clusterware
3 11 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.75%) Xen
5 8 (3.33%) KVM
6 6 (2.50%) SRDF
6 6 (2.50%) NFS
7 5 (2.08%) Active Directory
7 5 (2.08%) vSphere
8 3 (1.25%) OCFS2
8 3 (1.25%) GlusterFS
8 3 (1.25%) GFS2
9 2 (0.83%) HDFS
9 2 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.83%) Samba
9 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 115 (47.92%) Data Guard
2 101 (42.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (14.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (2.92%) Puppet
6 5 (2.08%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (1.25%) yum
7 3 (1.25%) SELinux
8 2 (0.83%) Ambari
8 2 (0.83%) Oozie
8 2 (0.83%) OpenView
8 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.42%) SCOM
9 1 (0.42%) Control-M
9 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 240 (100.00%) Oracle
2 62 (25.83%) Red Hat
3 35 (14.58%) IBM
4 29 (12.08%) Sybase
4 29 (12.08%) VMware
5 23 (9.58%) SAP
6 20 (8.33%) HP
6 20 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 20 (8.33%) NetApp
7 13 (5.42%) Cisco
8 11 (4.58%) Veritas
8 11 (4.58%) 3PAR
9 10 (4.17%) Talend
9 10 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.75%) Informatica
11 8 (3.33%) EMC
11 8 (3.33%) Intel
11 8 (3.33%) Remedy
12 7 (2.92%) TIBCO
12 7 (2.92%) DataSynapse
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