The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 361 334 388
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +54
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 220 222 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 4.59% 4.82% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 127 98
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4792 4604 4434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.69% 9.88% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2677 2356 2159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 591 600
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.24% +7.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Oracle RAC
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +83 160 £475 +2.70% 13
South East -34 30 £375 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire -15 9 £415 +10.66% 4
South West -41 6 £425 +1.19% 4
East of England -18 5 £295 -15.71% 1
North East - 4 £315 -
East Midlands +2 3 £425 +54.54% 2
West Midlands -24 2 £350 +16.66% 2
North West -16 1 - - 1
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 445 (100.00%) Oracle
2 310 (69.66%) Oracle Database
3 233 (52.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 218 (48.99%) Linux
5 201 (45.17%) SQL
6 200 (44.94%) Data Guard
7 183 (41.12%) UNIX
8 162 (36.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 154 (34.61%) Finance
10 145 (32.58%) Oracle RMAN
11 130 (29.21%) Performance Tuning
12 114 (25.62%) WebLogic
13 110 (24.72%) PL/SQL
14 95 (21.35%) SOA
15 93 (20.90%) SQL Server
16 90 (20.22%) Solaris
16 90 (20.22%) Red Hat
17 84 (18.88%) Windows
18 83 (18.65%) Clustering
19 81 (18.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 79 (17.75%) Shell Script
21 76 (17.08%) Replication
22 72 (16.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 70 (15.73%) SAN
23 70 (15.73%) Oracle Database 12c
24 67 (15.06%) Middleware
25 65 (14.61%) Oracle EBS
25 65 (14.61%) Relational Database
26 64 (14.38%) RDBMS
27 63 (14.16%) IBM

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 114 (25.62%) WebLogic
2 42 (9.44%) WebSphere
3 26 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (4.04%) Apache
5 17 (3.82%) Oracle Service Bus
6 15 (3.37%) Oracle Application Server
7 13 (2.92%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.70%) IIS
8 12 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 12 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
9 11 (2.47%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.80%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.80%) Oracle Spatial
11 6 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (1.12%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
13 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.22%) SAS
15 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 65 (14.61%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (6.29%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (4.72%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (2.25%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (2.25%) Documaker
6 8 (1.80%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (1.12%) RMDS
8 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.22%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (6.97%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.73%) SAN
2 24 (5.39%) Firewall
2 24 (5.39%) NAS
3 19 (4.27%) HTTP
4 18 (4.04%) LAN
4 18 (4.04%) WAN
5 15 (3.37%) LDAP
6 11 (2.47%) DHCP
6 11 (2.47%) DNS
7 10 (2.25%) VPN
8 9 (2.02%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.57%) SSL
9 7 (1.57%) Internet
9 7 (1.57%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.12%) Multicast
10 5 (1.12%) FCoE
10 5 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.12%) FTP
11 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (69.66%) Oracle Database
2 233 (52.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 162 (36.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 93 (20.90%) SQL Server
5 70 (15.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 65 (14.61%) Relational Database
7 64 (14.38%) RDBMS
8 49 (11.01%) Oracle Exadata
9 42 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (6.97%) Oracle ODI
12 30 (6.74%) Oracle BI EE
13 26 (5.84%) Oracle9i Database
14 25 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (5.17%) MySQL
16 22 (4.94%) SQLPlus
17 20 (4.49%) OLTP
18 19 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (7.42%) JIRA
2 15 (3.37%) Toad
3 9 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.35%) ProC
7 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.67%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.45%) Subversion
9 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 154 (34.61%) Finance
2 50 (11.24%) Banking
3 32 (7.19%) Financial Institution
4 21 (4.72%) Retail
5 16 (3.60%) Billing
6 14 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.80%) Front Office
9 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Marketing
10 3 (0.67%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Back Office
11 2 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) French Language
11 2 (0.45%) International Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 261 (58.65%) DBA
2 227 (51.01%) Oracle DBA
3 61 (13.71%) Architect
4 58 (13.03%) Administrator
5 30 (6.74%) Senior DBA
6 28 (6.29%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 24 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
9 20 (4.49%) SQL DBA
9 20 (4.49%) Data Architect
10 17 (3.82%) Consultant
10 17 (3.82%) Developer
10 17 (3.82%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 16 (3.60%) UNIX Engineer
11 16 (3.60%) Oracle Consultant
12 15 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
12 15 (3.37%) Oracle Architect
13 12 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (2.47%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (2.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.06%) Middleware
2 31 (6.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 28 (6.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 22 (4.94%) XML
5 15 (3.37%) Web Services
5 15 (3.37%) JMS
5 15 (3.37%) WebCenter
6 13 (2.92%) HTML
7 11 (2.47%) JDBC
8 7 (1.57%) XSLT
8 7 (1.57%) Oracle Streams
9 6 (1.35%) .NET
10 5 (1.12%) WSH
10 5 (1.12%) Rendezvous
10 5 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.12%) jBPM
11 4 (0.90%) Django
11 4 (0.90%) MapReduce
12 2 (0.45%) JPA
12 2 (0.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 83 (18.65%) Clustering
2 76 (17.08%) Replication
3 24 (5.39%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (2.25%) Statistics
5 9 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.02%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 8 (1.80%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.35%) Open Source
9 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.12%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.90%) Wiki
10 4 (0.90%) LPAR
10 4 (0.90%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.90%) Firmware
10 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 218 (48.99%) Linux
2 183 (41.12%) UNIX
3 90 (20.22%) Solaris
4 84 (18.88%) Windows
5 81 (18.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (9.44%) AIX
7 30 (6.74%) SELinux
8 26 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (4.94%) Oracle Linux
10 20 (4.49%) HPUX
11 17 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.57%) SUSE
14 5 (1.12%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.45%) Fedora
16 2 (0.45%) CentOS
17 1 (0.22%) zOS
17 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.21%) Performance Tuning
2 95 (21.35%) SOA
3 56 (12.58%) ITIL
4 42 (9.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (8.54%) Configuration Management
6 37 (8.31%) High Availability
7 36 (8.09%) Migration
8 31 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (5.62%) Data Modelling
9 25 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
10 23 (5.17%) Change Control
11 22 (4.94%) Performance Analysis
11 22 (4.94%) Change Management
12 20 (4.49%) DevOps
13 19 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (4.27%) Data Architecture
13 19 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (4.04%) ETL
15 17 (3.82%) Service Management
16 16 (3.60%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 201 (45.17%) SQL
2 110 (24.72%) PL/SQL
3 79 (17.75%) Shell Script
4 62 (13.93%) Bash Shell
5 53 (11.91%) Perl
6 52 (11.69%) Python
7 33 (7.42%) Java
8 32 (7.19%) Ruby
9 28 (6.29%) T-SQL
10 25 (5.62%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.37%) Korn
12 13 (2.92%) C
13 10 (2.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 10 (2.25%) Bourne shell
13 10 (2.25%) Jython
14 6 (1.35%) PHP
15 5 (1.12%) JavaScript
15 5 (1.12%) VBScript
16 4 (0.90%) C#
16 4 (0.90%) AWK
Qualifications
1 39 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.62%) Oracle Certification
4 20 (4.49%) OCP
5 19 (4.27%) Degree
6 11 (2.47%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.57%) MCITP
8 4 (0.90%) MCSA
9 3 (0.67%) OCA
9 3 (0.67%) RHCE
9 3 (0.67%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) NCDA
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.60%) SLA
2 12 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.67%) QA
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 145 (32.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 46 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.84%) VMware ESX
4 13 (2.92%) vCloud
5 10 (2.25%) SRDF
6 9 (2.02%) Xen
6 9 (2.02%) NFS
7 8 (1.80%) Active Directory
7 8 (1.80%) KVM
8 6 (1.35%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.12%) vSphere
10 4 (0.90%) RHEV
11 3 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.67%) XenApp
12 2 (0.45%) XenServer
12 2 (0.45%) Samba
12 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 200 (44.94%) Data Guard
2 72 (16.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 49 (11.01%) Puppet
4 17 (3.82%) Tivoli
4 17 (3.82%) BMC PATROL
5 13 (2.92%) NetBackup
6 11 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Management
7 9 (2.02%) YUM
7 9 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.57%) Nagios
8 7 (1.57%) Oracle Statspack
8 7 (1.57%) Legato
8 7 (1.57%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.12%) Control-M
10 4 (0.90%) SCOM
10 4 (0.90%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 445 (100.00%) Oracle
2 90 (20.22%) Red Hat
3 63 (14.16%) IBM
4 61 (13.71%) VMware
5 37 (8.31%) Remedy
5 37 (8.31%) Microsoft
6 31 (6.97%) HP
7 27 (6.07%) Veritas
8 26 (5.84%) EMC
9 23 (5.17%) Sybase
10 21 (4.72%) NetApp
11 20 (4.49%) Siebel
12 18 (4.04%) Citrix
13 15 (3.37%) BMC
14 12 (2.70%) Sun
15 11 (2.47%) Informatica
16 7 (1.57%) Open Text
16 7 (1.57%) Brocade
16 7 (1.57%) IronPort
17 6 (1.35%) SAP
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