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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 504 453 370
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -83
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 76 127 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 1.63% 2.72% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 116
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.45
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
4663 4672 4346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.88% 10.14% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2559 2236
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 554 516
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.46 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +2.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 44 £450 +3.44% 6
South East -20 8 £350 -12.50% 3
North West -14 7 £388 -18.42%
North East - 6 £475 -
East Midlands -4 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -9 3 £410 -3.52% 5
South West -6 2 £463 +8.82% 3
West Midlands -16 2 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Oracle
2 169 (82.04%) Oracle Database
3 127 (61.65%) Linux
4 115 (55.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 106 (51.46%) Data Guard
6 81 (39.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 77 (37.38%) Finance
8 75 (36.41%) Red Hat
9 74 (35.92%) SQL
10 71 (34.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 62 (30.10%) SQL Server
12 58 (28.16%) Unix
12 58 (28.16%) Performance Tuning
13 53 (25.73%) Shell Script
14 52 (25.24%) Oracle Database 10g
15 50 (24.27%) Windows
15 50 (24.27%) Replication
16 49 (23.79%) Clustering
16 49 (23.79%) Oracle Database 12c
17 44 (21.36%) Solaris
18 42 (20.39%) PL/SQL
19 40 (19.42%) Banking
20 38 (18.45%) Sybase
21 37 (17.96%) High Availability
22 36 (17.48%) Sybase ASE
23 33 (16.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
24 30 (14.56%) SAP
25 28 (13.59%) Microsoft
26 27 (13.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
27 26 (12.62%) Oracle Reports

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (11.17%) WebLogic
2 21 (10.19%) Apache
3 10 (4.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (4.85%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.37%) IIS
4 9 (4.37%) JBoss
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle Spatial
5 7 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.91%) Jetty
6 6 (2.91%) nginx
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle 10gAS
7 5 (2.43%) PowerExchange
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.97%) Confluence
9 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.97%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (7.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (6.31%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.49%) Endur
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.49%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.83%) DNS
1 12 (5.83%) SAN
2 11 (5.34%) HTTP
2 11 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.85%) Firewall
3 10 (4.85%) FTP
3 10 (4.85%) SSL
4 8 (3.88%) LDAP
5 7 (3.40%) DHCP
6 6 (2.91%) IPsec
7 5 (2.43%) HTTPS
7 5 (2.43%) LAN
7 5 (2.43%) NAS
7 5 (2.43%) VPN
8 4 (1.94%) Intranet
8 4 (1.94%) SSH
9 2 (0.97%) Internet
9 2 (0.97%) IPv6
9 2 (0.97%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (82.04%) Oracle Database
2 115 (55.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 62 (30.10%) SQL Server
4 52 (25.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 49 (23.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 36 (17.48%) Sybase ASE
7 26 (12.62%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (8.74%) MySQL
9 15 (7.28%) Oracle Exadata
9 15 (7.28%) Relational Database
10 14 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (5.34%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (4.37%) RDBMS
12 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (2.91%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.40%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.91%) Log4j
4 5 (2.43%) JIRA
4 5 (2.43%) Maven
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.43%) Subversion
5 3 (1.46%) Selenium
5 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.46%) Toad
6 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 77 (37.38%) Finance
2 40 (19.42%) Banking
3 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.94%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Front Office
5 1 (0.49%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (65.53%) DBA
2 122 (59.22%) Oracle DBA
3 47 (22.82%) Administrator
4 36 (17.48%) Sybase DBA
5 24 (11.65%) Architect
6 15 (7.28%) SQL DBA
7 11 (5.34%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 11 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.85%) Developer
8 10 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (4.85%) Oracle Production DBA
8 10 (4.85%) Production DBA
8 10 (4.85%) Senior DBA
9 9 (4.37%) Linux Support
9 9 (4.37%) Sybase Production DBA
9 9 (4.37%) Unix Administrator
10 8 (3.88%) Oracle Architect
10 8 (3.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.40%) Performance Tuning DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 18 (8.74%) J2EE
3 16 (7.77%) Middleware
4 8 (3.88%) .NET
5 6 (2.91%) Apache Camel
5 6 (2.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (2.91%) OSGi
5 6 (2.91%) Servlets
6 5 (2.43%) Web Services
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Streams
7 3 (1.46%) POSIX
8 2 (0.97%) EJB
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (0.97%) TopLink
8 2 (0.97%) WAP
8 2 (0.97%) XML
8 2 (0.97%) XSLT
9 1 (0.49%) HTML
9 1 (0.49%) Java EE
9 1 (0.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.27%) Replication
2 49 (23.79%) Clustering
3 20 (9.71%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.43%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.97%) CMDB
9 2 (0.97%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.97%) HACMP
9 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.49%) Derivative
10 1 (0.49%) Equities
10 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 127 (61.65%) Linux
2 71 (34.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 58 (28.16%) Unix
4 50 (24.27%) Windows
5 44 (21.36%) Solaris
6 15 (7.28%) AIX
7 10 (4.85%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.94%) SUSE
9 4 (1.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.49%) CatOS
11 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.16%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (17.96%) High Availability
3 26 (12.62%) Change Management
4 25 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (12.14%) ITIL
5 22 (10.68%) Incident Management
6 21 (10.19%) Service Management
7 19 (9.22%) Patch Management
8 15 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.28%) Capacity Management
8 15 (7.28%) Line Management
9 14 (6.80%) Database Tuning
10 12 (5.83%) ETL
10 12 (5.83%) Load Balancing
10 12 (5.83%) SOA
11 10 (4.85%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.85%) Migration
12 9 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.37%) Database Security
13 8 (3.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 74 (35.92%) SQL
2 53 (25.73%) Shell Script
3 42 (20.39%) PL/SQL
4 18 (8.74%) Java
5 14 (6.80%) Perl
6 11 (5.34%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.88%) Korn
7 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.91%) Bourne shell
9 4 (1.94%) Python
9 4 (1.94%) Ruby
10 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.49%) Lisp
11 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (5.83%) Degree
2 7 (3.40%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.43%) OCP
4 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) MBA
5 3 (1.46%) OCA
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.34%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle Clusterware
3 7 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.40%) Xen
4 3 (1.46%) NFS
5 2 (0.97%) GPFS
5 2 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.97%) Veritas File System
5 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Firmware
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) KVM
6 1 (0.49%) SRDF
6 1 (0.49%) vCloud
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 106 (51.46%) Data Guard
2 81 (39.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 33 (16.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (3.88%) Puppet
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle Flashback
6 5 (2.43%) yum
7 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.97%) SCOM
7 2 (0.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.49%) Control-M
8 1 (0.49%) OpenView
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.49%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 206 (100.00%) Oracle
2 75 (36.41%) Red Hat
3 38 (18.45%) Sybase
4 30 (14.56%) SAP
5 28 (13.59%) Microsoft
6 22 (10.68%) VMware
7 15 (7.28%) Veritas
8 12 (5.83%) Informatica
9 8 (3.88%) IBM
10 7 (3.40%) HP
10 7 (3.40%) Siebel
11 6 (2.91%) Axway
11 6 (2.91%) Genesys
11 6 (2.91%) Sun
12 4 (1.94%) ATG
12 4 (1.94%) Pega
13 3 (1.46%) Citrix
13 3 (1.46%) NetApp
13 3 (1.46%) Software AG
13 3 (1.46%) webMethods
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