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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 430 527 374
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -153
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 200 92 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 3.30% 1.68% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 53 138
Median daily rate £405 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.92% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £52.50
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
6054 5489 4972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.29% 10.79% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3142 2715
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 576 600
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 48 £550 +22.22% 7
North East -14 40 £295 -32.18% 1
South East +25 37 £375 -3.22% 3
West Midlands +1 30 £325 -29.72% 1
North West -6 21 £377 -5.99% 2
Yorkshire +9 10 £475 +46.15%
East of England +20 7 £450 - 1
South West -1 7 £371 -1.00% 1
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 268 (100.00%) Oracle
2 183 (68.28%) Linux
3 176 (65.67%) Oracle Database
4 110 (41.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 106 (39.55%) SQL
6 97 (36.19%) Data Guard
7 95 (35.45%) Performance Tuning
8 87 (32.46%) Windows
9 83 (30.97%) Unix
9 83 (30.97%) Red Hat
10 78 (29.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 75 (27.99%) AIX
12 69 (25.75%) Clustering
13 67 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 65 (24.25%) WebLogic
15 62 (23.13%) SQL Server
16 61 (22.76%) SAN
16 61 (22.76%) Oracle Database 10g
16 61 (22.76%) HP
17 60 (22.39%) EMC
17 60 (22.39%) Shell Script
18 58 (21.64%) ITIL
19 57 (21.27%) Oracle RMAN
20 56 (20.90%) High Availability
21 55 (20.52%) Oracle EBS
22 54 (20.15%) VMware
22 54 (20.15%) Solaris
23 53 (19.78%) PL/SQL
24 52 (19.40%) Oracle EBS R12
24 52 (19.40%) KVM

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 65 (24.25%) WebLogic
2 35 (13.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 26 (9.70%) Apache
4 25 (9.33%) IIS
5 24 (8.96%) WebSphere
6 20 (7.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 20 (7.46%) Tomcat
7 17 (6.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (3.73%) JBoss
9 9 (3.36%) Liferay
10 7 (2.61%) MS Exchange
11 6 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.75%) FileNet
14 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.75%) iPlanet
Applications
1 10 (3.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 55 (20.52%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (19.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 47 (17.54%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (11.57%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.49%) IaaS
3 4 (1.49%) PaaS
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.76%) SAN
2 22 (8.21%) LAN
2 22 (8.21%) WAN
3 21 (7.84%) HTTP
3 21 (7.84%) NAS
4 20 (7.46%) Fibre Channel
5 19 (7.09%) iSCSI
6 18 (6.72%) FCoE
7 17 (6.34%) Multicast
8 15 (5.60%) Firewall
9 11 (4.10%) DNS
10 8 (2.99%) Internet
10 8 (2.99%) VLAN
11 4 (1.49%) DHCP
11 4 (1.49%) LDAP
11 4 (1.49%) Network Security
12 3 (1.12%) InfiniBand
12 3 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (1.12%) SNMP
13 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (65.67%) Oracle Database
2 110 (41.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 62 (23.13%) SQL Server
4 61 (22.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 43 (16.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 40 (14.93%) RDBMS
6 40 (14.93%) Relational Database
7 31 (11.57%) Oracle Discoverer
8 28 (10.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 24 (8.96%) Hadoop
10 20 (7.46%) MySQL
11 17 (6.34%) HBase
12 11 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (3.73%) Oracle Exadata
14 7 (2.61%) Big Data
14 7 (2.61%) DB2
15 5 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.87%) MariaDB
15 5 (1.87%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (5.60%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.12%) Toad
4 2 (0.75%) Introscope
4 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (19.03%) Finance
2 33 (12.31%) Banking
3 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.49%) Retail
5 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.75%) French Language
6 2 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (50.37%) DBA
2 121 (45.15%) Oracle DBA
3 58 (21.64%) Administrator
4 39 (14.55%) Architect
5 34 (12.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 27 (10.07%) SC Cleared DBA
7 26 (9.70%) Developer
8 25 (9.33%) Oracle Developer
9 21 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
11 19 (7.09%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (5.60%) Senior DBA
12 15 (5.60%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 14 (5.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 14 (5.22%) Linux Support
14 13 (4.85%) Support Engineer
15 11 (4.10%) Consultant
15 11 (4.10%) SQL Developer
16 10 (3.73%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.07%) XML
2 26 (9.70%) Middleware
2 26 (9.70%) Web Services
3 24 (8.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 16 (5.97%) Rendezvous
5 15 (5.60%) HTML
5 15 (5.60%) XSLT
6 9 (3.36%) SOAP
7 7 (2.61%) Oracle ADF
8 6 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (2.24%) Oracle Streams
8 6 (2.24%) REST
9 5 (1.87%) XSD
10 4 (1.49%) .NET
10 4 (1.49%) Castor
10 4 (1.49%) WebCenter
11 3 (1.12%) POSIX
11 3 (1.12%) RESTful
12 2 (0.75%) J2EE
12 2 (0.75%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (25.75%) Clustering
2 28 (10.45%) Replication
3 21 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.85%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.87%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.49%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.49%) Wiki
8 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.75%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.75%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.75%) LPAR
9 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Exalogic
9 2 (0.75%) Statistics
9 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 183 (68.28%) Linux
2 87 (32.46%) Windows
3 83 (30.97%) Unix
4 78 (29.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (27.99%) AIX
6 54 (20.15%) Solaris
7 20 (7.46%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.99%) SUSE
8 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.61%) Debian
9 7 (2.61%) HPUX
9 7 (2.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.37%) CentOS
12 1 (0.37%) Fedora
12 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.45%) Performance Tuning
2 58 (21.64%) ITIL
3 56 (20.90%) High Availability
4 50 (18.66%) Database Tuning
5 33 (12.31%) Service Delivery
6 30 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.21%) ETL
8 21 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (7.09%) Capacity Management
10 18 (6.72%) Benchmarking
11 17 (6.34%) Migration
12 16 (5.97%) Data Modelling
12 16 (5.97%) SOA
13 14 (5.22%) Physical Data Model
14 12 (4.48%) Database Optimisation
14 12 (4.48%) Logical Data Model
15 10 (3.73%) Patch Management
16 9 (3.36%) Change Management
16 9 (3.36%) DevOps
16 9 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 106 (39.55%) SQL
2 60 (22.39%) Shell Script
3 53 (19.78%) PL/SQL
4 41 (15.30%) Java
5 15 (5.60%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.10%) Perl
7 6 (2.24%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.49%) C
8 4 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.12%) Korn
9 3 (1.12%) Python
10 2 (0.75%) JCL
11 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.37%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) Haskell
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (18.66%) SC Cleared
3 41 (15.30%) Oracle Certification
4 40 (14.93%) OCP
5 36 (13.43%) RHCE
6 16 (5.97%) DV Cleared
7 14 (5.22%) Degree
8 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.49%) CCNA
9 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.49%) MCSE
10 3 (1.12%) CCNP
10 3 (1.12%) IBM Certification
10 3 (1.12%) MCITP
10 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.12%) PMP
10 3 (1.12%) VCAP
11 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.31%) SLA
2 8 (2.99%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 52 (19.40%) KVM
2 40 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.45%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (7.46%) NFS
5 18 (6.72%) Active Directory
5 18 (6.72%) Hyper-V
5 18 (6.72%) SRDF
6 17 (6.34%) Xen
7 12 (4.48%) Oracle Clusterware
8 8 (2.99%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.87%) Firmware
10 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.37%) Docker
11 1 (0.37%) iptables
11 1 (0.37%) Postfix
11 1 (0.37%) qmail
11 1 (0.37%) RHEV
11 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.37%) Varnish
11 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 97 (36.19%) Data Guard
2 57 (21.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 37 (13.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 22 (8.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (2.24%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.24%) Oracle Flashback
5 6 (2.24%) Puppet
6 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.49%) Nagios
7 4 (1.49%) OpenView
7 4 (1.49%) SCOM
7 4 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.75%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.75%) nmon
9 2 (0.75%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 268 (100.00%) Oracle
2 83 (30.97%) Red Hat
3 61 (22.76%) HP
4 60 (22.39%) EMC
5 54 (20.15%) VMware
6 49 (18.28%) IBM
7 24 (8.96%) NetApp
8 23 (8.58%) Cisco
9 19 (7.09%) TIBCO
10 18 (6.72%) Citrix
10 18 (6.72%) Intel
11 17 (6.34%) Sybase
12 16 (5.97%) DataSynapse
13 14 (5.22%) Informatica
14 13 (4.85%) Microsoft
15 10 (3.73%) Dell
16 7 (2.61%) Bloomberg
16 7 (2.61%) Hortonworks
16 7 (2.61%) Reuters
16 7 (2.61%) Sun
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