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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 390 363 432
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +69
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 200 214 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.93% 4.55% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 107 63
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.65 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.08% -22.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.65 -
% change year-on-year
+46.08% -
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
5091 4706 4469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.76% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2517 2194
Average daily rate £340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 555 555
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.50
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 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
London +47 131 £475 +2.70% 14
South East -19 32 £375 -3.84% 5
Yorkshire -9 10 £369 -4.83% 6
North West -10 7 £388 -18.42% 1
South West -52 6 £380 -10.58%
West Midlands -19 5 £350 -14.63% 1
North East - 3 £350 -
East of England - 2 - - 3
East Midlands -3 1 £425 +41.66%
Midlands - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 417 (100.00%) Oracle
2 285 (68.35%) Oracle Database
3 212 (50.84%) Linux
4 210 (50.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 185 (44.36%) SQL
6 175 (41.97%) Data Guard
7 155 (37.17%) Finance
8 154 (36.93%) UNIX
9 142 (34.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 136 (32.61%) Oracle RMAN
11 123 (29.50%) Performance Tuning
12 111 (26.62%) WebLogic
13 109 (26.14%) SOA
14 107 (25.66%) SQL Server
15 89 (21.34%) PL/SQL
15 89 (21.34%) Red Hat
16 84 (20.14%) Clustering
17 75 (17.99%) Middleware
17 75 (17.99%) Windows
18 71 (17.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 71 (17.03%) Bash Shell
19 70 (16.79%) Replication
19 70 (16.79%) IBM
19 70 (16.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 68 (16.31%) Solaris
21 67 (16.07%) VMware
21 67 (16.07%) Oracle EBS
22 66 (15.83%) Oracle Exadata
23 64 (15.35%) Shell Script
23 64 (15.35%) Python

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 111 (26.62%) WebLogic
2 46 (11.03%) WebSphere
3 30 (7.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (6.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 20 (4.80%) WebLogic Portal
5 20 (4.80%) Apache
6 18 (4.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 15 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.20%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.96%) IIS
12 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.72%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle 10gAS
13 2 (0.48%) AquaLogic
14 1 (0.24%) SAS
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 67 (16.07%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (6.95%) Oracle BPM
3 26 (6.24%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (5.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (4.32%) Documaker
6 12 (2.88%) Oracle FAH
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.72%) RMDS
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.24%) Global One
11 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (13.19%) SAN
2 25 (6.00%) HTTP
3 21 (5.04%) NAS
4 17 (4.08%) HTTPS
5 15 (3.60%) SSL
5 15 (3.60%) WAN
6 14 (3.36%) Firewall
7 13 (3.12%) LDAP
8 12 (2.88%) LAN
9 10 (2.40%) DHCP
10 9 (2.16%) DNS
10 9 (2.16%) VPN
11 7 (1.68%) Internet
11 7 (1.68%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.20%) VLAN
13 4 (0.96%) TCP/IP
14 3 (0.72%) Multicast
14 3 (0.72%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.72%) FCoE
14 3 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (68.35%) Oracle Database
2 210 (50.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 142 (34.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 107 (25.66%) SQL Server
5 66 (15.83%) Oracle Exadata
6 61 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 60 (14.39%) Relational Database
8 57 (13.67%) RDBMS
9 41 (9.83%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (8.87%) Oracle ODI
11 35 (8.39%) Oracle BI EE
11 35 (8.39%) Oracle9i Database
12 33 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (6.24%) MySQL
15 24 (5.76%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (5.52%) OLTP
16 23 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (4.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 42 (10.07%) JIRA
2 13 (3.12%) Toad
3 7 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.72%) Ant
6 3 (0.72%) JUnit
6 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.48%) Subversion
7 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.48%) ProC
8 1 (0.24%) ERwin
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 155 (37.17%) Finance
2 55 (13.19%) Banking
3 37 (8.87%) Financial Institution
4 24 (5.76%) Billing
5 21 (5.04%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.56%) Retail
7 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.44%) Front Office
8 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.96%) Marketing
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) French Language
11 2 (0.48%) International Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 217 (52.04%) DBA
2 181 (43.41%) Oracle DBA
3 74 (17.75%) Architect
4 55 (13.19%) Administrator
5 30 (7.19%) Infrastructure Architect
6 25 (6.00%) Data Architect
7 24 (5.76%) SQL DBA
8 23 (5.52%) Consultant
9 22 (5.28%) Oracle Consultant
10 21 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (4.80%) Developer
12 18 (4.32%) Senior DBA
13 16 (3.84%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 16 (3.84%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (3.36%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 13 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
16 12 (2.88%) Oracle Architect
17 11 (2.64%) SQL Server DBA
17 11 (2.64%) Technical Architect
18 10 (2.40%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (17.99%) Middleware
2 37 (8.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 33 (7.91%) Oracle Fusion
4 23 (5.52%) JMS
4 23 (5.52%) WebCenter
5 20 (4.80%) XML
6 19 (4.56%) JDBC
7 15 (3.60%) Web Services
8 11 (2.64%) HTML
9 8 (1.92%) Oracle Streams
10 5 (1.20%) XSLT
10 5 (1.20%) WSH
10 5 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.20%) jBPM
10 5 (1.20%) Java EE
11 4 (0.96%) Django
11 4 (0.96%) .NET
12 3 (0.72%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.72%) Rendezvous
12 3 (0.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (20.14%) Clustering
2 70 (16.79%) Replication
3 59 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.95%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (2.40%) Statistics
6 9 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.16%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.16%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.92%) HACMP
8 7 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.44%) Open Source
9 6 (1.44%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.96%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.96%) Firmware
12 3 (0.72%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 212 (50.84%) Linux
2 154 (36.93%) UNIX
3 75 (17.99%) Windows
4 71 (17.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (16.31%) Solaris
6 38 (9.11%) AIX
7 35 (8.39%) SELinux
8 25 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.68%) HPUX
11 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.48%) SUSE
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (29.50%) Performance Tuning
2 109 (26.14%) SOA
3 42 (10.07%) Configuration Management
3 42 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (9.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (8.39%) ITIL
6 34 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (7.43%) High Availability
7 31 (7.43%) Migration
8 23 (5.52%) DevOps
9 22 (5.28%) Performance Analysis
10 21 (5.04%) Change Management
11 20 (4.80%) Revenue Management
11 20 (4.80%) Content Management
11 20 (4.80%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.56%) ETL
12 19 (4.56%) Data Architecture
13 17 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.60%) Database Security
14 15 (3.60%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 185 (44.36%) SQL
2 89 (21.34%) PL/SQL
3 71 (17.03%) Bash Shell
4 64 (15.35%) Shell Script
4 64 (15.35%) Python
5 51 (12.23%) Perl
6 36 (8.63%) Ruby
7 35 (8.39%) Java
8 24 (5.76%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 18 (4.32%) Jython
10 15 (3.60%) Korn
11 13 (3.12%) C
12 8 (1.92%) VBScript
13 7 (1.68%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.44%) PHP
15 4 (0.96%) VB
15 4 (0.96%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.28%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.04%) Oracle Certification
4 16 (3.84%) Degree
4 16 (3.84%) OCP
5 12 (2.88%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.68%) MCITP
8 4 (0.96%) MCSA
9 3 (0.72%) OCA
9 3 (0.72%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.48%) RHCE
11 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.04%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.08%) SLA
3 5 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.72%) QA
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 136 (32.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 55 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.76%) VMware ESX
4 16 (3.84%) vCloud
5 8 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.92%) SRDF
5 8 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (1.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.68%) Xen
6 7 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.68%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.44%) NFS
7 6 (1.44%) HDFS
7 6 (1.44%) KVM
8 5 (1.20%) vSphere
9 4 (0.96%) RHEV
10 3 (0.72%) XenApp
10 3 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.72%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.48%) Samba
Systems Management
1 175 (41.97%) Data Guard
2 70 (16.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 52 (12.47%) Puppet
4 20 (4.80%) Oracle Identity Management
5 17 (4.08%) BMC PATROL
6 13 (3.12%) Tivoli
7 10 (2.40%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.68%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.68%) Oozie
8 7 (1.68%) Nagios
8 7 (1.68%) Oracle Statspack
8 7 (1.68%) Ambari
9 6 (1.44%) YUM
9 6 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (1.20%) Control-M
10 5 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.20%) SCOM
11 4 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 417 (100.00%) Oracle
2 89 (21.34%) Red Hat
3 70 (16.79%) IBM
4 67 (16.07%) VMware
5 46 (11.03%) Remedy
6 33 (7.91%) Microsoft
7 26 (6.24%) HP
7 26 (6.24%) Sybase
8 22 (5.28%) EMC
9 20 (4.80%) BMC
9 20 (4.80%) Siebel
10 19 (4.56%) NetApp
11 15 (3.60%) Veritas
12 13 (3.12%) Sun
13 9 (2.16%) Teradata
13 9 (2.16%) Citrix
14 8 (1.92%) Netezza
14 8 (1.92%) SAP
15 7 (1.68%) Intel
15 7 (1.68%) Cisco
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