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 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 419 350 334
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 138 196 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 4.55% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 103 121
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£425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £256 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £582 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Average hourly rate - £30.90 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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
4472 4303 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 9.65% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 2247 1867
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 510 729
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £31.56 £37.50
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 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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -15 68 £440 +5.38% 13
South East -12 37 £428 +3.95% 4
South West -14 11 £425 +4.29%
West Midlands -3 5 £400 +3.22%
North West -13 5 £438 +75.00% 4
East of England +2 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -23 3 £425 +2.10%
East Midlands +16 1 £425 - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 301 (100.00%) Oracle
2 206 (68.44%) Oracle Database
3 142 (47.18%) Linux
4 138 (45.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 127 (42.19%) SQL
6 114 (37.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 107 (35.55%) Data Guard
8 99 (32.89%) Finance
9 98 (32.56%) WebLogic
10 84 (27.91%) UNIX
11 82 (27.24%) SOA
12 80 (26.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 76 (25.25%) Performance Tuning
14 65 (21.59%) PL/SQL
15 63 (20.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 62 (20.60%) Middleware
17 56 (18.60%) Oracle EBS
17 56 (18.60%) SQL Server
18 53 (17.61%) Security Cleared
19 52 (17.28%) Oracle Exadata
20 47 (15.61%) Banking
21 46 (15.28%) High Availability
22 45 (14.95%) Replication
22 45 (14.95%) Shell Script
23 43 (14.29%) VMware
23 43 (14.29%) Windows
24 41 (13.62%) Oracle Database 12c
25 40 (13.29%) IBM
26 39 (12.96%) Solaris
26 39 (12.96%) Clustering

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 98 (32.56%) WebLogic
2 35 (11.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (7.64%) WebSphere
4 18 (5.98%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (5.65%) Oracle Application Server
6 15 (4.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 14 (4.65%) Apache
8 11 (3.65%) WebLogic Portal
9 10 (3.32%) NetWeaver
9 10 (3.32%) Oracle 9iAS
9 10 (3.32%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (2.33%) Oracle 10gAS
11 7 (2.33%) IIS
12 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.00%) AquaLogic
13 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPEL
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 56 (18.60%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (12.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (12.29%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (5.65%) Documaker
4 13 (4.32%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (3.99%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.66%) IaaS
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) PaaS
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.64%) SAN
2 18 (5.98%) WAN
3 17 (5.65%) HTTP
4 16 (5.32%) SSL
5 15 (4.98%) HTTPS
6 12 (3.99%) LAN
7 8 (2.66%) Internet
7 8 (2.66%) NAS
8 5 (1.66%) LDAP
9 4 (1.33%) Multicast
9 4 (1.33%) FCoE
9 4 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.33%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.00%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.00%) DHCP
10 3 (1.00%) DNS
11 2 (0.66%) Firewall
11 2 (0.66%) SMS
12 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (68.44%) Oracle Database
2 138 (45.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 80 (26.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 56 (18.60%) SQL Server
5 52 (17.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 41 (13.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 30 (9.97%) Relational Database
7 30 (9.97%) Oracle BI EE
8 27 (8.97%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (7.97%) RDBMS
10 22 (7.31%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (6.31%) Oracle9i Database
12 18 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (5.65%) SQLPlus
14 15 (4.98%) Hadoop
15 12 (3.99%) DB2
15 12 (3.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 22 (7.31%) JIRA
2 18 (5.98%) Subversion
3 14 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.65%) Toad
5 7 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.66%) Ant
7 5 (1.66%) JUnit
7 5 (1.66%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.33%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.66%) ERwin
11 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 99 (32.89%) Finance
2 47 (15.61%) Banking
3 17 (5.65%) Billing
4 11 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.32%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.00%) Retail
9 2 (0.66%) Games
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 158 (52.49%) DBA
2 149 (49.50%) Oracle DBA
3 57 (18.94%) Architect
4 35 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 35 (11.63%) Administrator
5 24 (7.97%) Developer
6 17 (5.65%) Consultant
7 16 (5.32%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 16 (5.32%) SQL DBA
8 15 (4.98%) Oracle Consultant
9 12 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.99%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.65%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.32%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (2.99%) Oracle Architect
12 9 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (2.99%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 9 (2.99%) Data Architect
12 9 (2.99%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 9 (2.99%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (20.60%) Middleware
2 38 (12.62%) Oracle Fusion
3 22 (7.31%) WebCenter
4 16 (5.32%) JMS
4 16 (5.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (4.98%) JDBC
6 14 (4.65%) Web Services
7 11 (3.65%) XML
8 9 (2.99%) HTML
9 8 (2.66%) Java EE
10 7 (2.33%) XSLT
11 6 (1.99%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.99%) .NET
12 5 (1.66%) Spring MVC
12 5 (1.66%) JSP
12 5 (1.66%) Spring
13 4 (1.33%) Rendezvous
14 3 (1.00%) Application Packaging
14 3 (1.00%) JPA
14 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.95%) Replication
2 39 (12.96%) Clustering
3 34 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.32%) Statistics
5 10 (3.32%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.99%) HACMP
7 8 (2.66%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.66%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.00%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.00%) W3C
11 2 (0.66%) AS400
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.66%) DataPower
11 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.66%) Online Games
11 2 (0.66%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 142 (47.18%) Linux
2 84 (27.91%) UNIX
3 43 (14.29%) Windows
4 39 (12.96%) Solaris
5 31 (10.30%) Oracle Linux
6 24 (7.97%) AIX
7 23 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.32%) HPUX
9 9 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.00%) SUSE
12 2 (0.66%) zOS
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (27.24%) SOA
2 76 (25.25%) Performance Tuning
3 46 (15.28%) High Availability
4 35 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (10.63%) Migration
5 32 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (9.97%) Configuration Management
7 27 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (5.98%) BPEL
9 17 (5.65%) Revenue Management
9 17 (5.65%) Analytics
9 17 (5.65%) Scrum
10 16 (5.32%) Test Automation
11 15 (4.98%) DevOps
12 14 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.32%) Database Security
13 13 (4.32%) ETL
13 13 (4.32%) Benchmarking
14 12 (3.99%) ITIL
14 12 (3.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 127 (42.19%) SQL
2 65 (21.59%) PL/SQL
3 45 (14.95%) Shell Script
4 36 (11.96%) Java
5 35 (11.63%) Bash Shell
6 28 (9.30%) Python
7 25 (8.31%) Perl
8 16 (5.32%) Ruby
9 15 (4.98%) Korn
10 10 (3.32%) Jython
10 10 (3.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 7 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.99%) C
13 5 (1.66%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.66%) VBScript
14 4 (1.33%) VB
14 4 (1.33%) ABAP
14 4 (1.33%) R
15 3 (1.00%) XPath
15 3 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 53 (17.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.29%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.31%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (3.99%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.65%) OCP
6 5 (1.66%) Degree
7 2 (0.66%) PMP
7 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.33%) MCITP
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.33%) OCA
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.64%) SLA
1 20 (6.64%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.66%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (37.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 36 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.65%) VMware ESX
4 10 (3.32%) vCloud
5 8 (2.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (2.66%) Apache Flume
5 8 (2.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.33%) NFS
7 6 (1.99%) HDFS
7 6 (1.99%) PowerHA
8 5 (1.66%) Xen
9 4 (1.33%) KVM
9 4 (1.33%) SRDF
10 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 107 (35.55%) Data Guard
2 63 (20.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 30 (9.97%) Puppet
4 14 (4.65%) SELinux
4 14 (4.65%) Vagrant
5 13 (4.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (2.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (2.66%) Oozie
6 8 (2.66%) Ambari
7 4 (1.33%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.33%) Nagios
8 3 (1.00%) OpenView
9 2 (0.66%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.33%) SCOM
10 1 (0.33%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 301 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (14.29%) VMware
3 40 (13.29%) IBM
4 35 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 27 (8.97%) Microsoft
6 22 (7.31%) Remedy
7 16 (5.32%) Sybase
8 14 (4.65%) HP
9 11 (3.65%) Business Objects
9 11 (3.65%) SAP
9 11 (3.65%) NetApp
9 11 (3.65%) Teradata
10 10 (3.32%) EMC
10 10 (3.32%) Cisco
10 10 (3.32%) Siebel
10 10 (3.32%) Netezza
11 9 (2.99%) Intel
12 8 (2.66%) Veritas
12 8 (2.66%) Hortonworks
13 7 (2.33%) MapR
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