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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 360 337 390
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +53
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 210 223 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.40% 4.82% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 135 103
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 £318 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
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
4777 4627 4447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.67% 9.96% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2653 2367 2159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 597 618
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
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 24 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 24 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 +70 155 £475 +5.55% 21
South East -44 26 £394 -1.56% 10
Yorkshire -12 9 £415 +10.66% 3
South West -47 6 £425 - 1
East of England -18 5 £295 -15.71% 1
North East - 4 £315 -
East Midlands +2 2 - - 2
West Midlands -16 2 £425 +41.66% 2
North West -19 1 - - 1
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 442 (100.00%) Oracle
2 313 (70.81%) Oracle Database
3 231 (52.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 218 (49.32%) Linux
5 196 (44.34%) Data Guard
6 194 (43.89%) SQL
7 183 (41.40%) UNIX
8 164 (37.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 152 (34.39%) Finance
10 142 (32.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 126 (28.51%) Performance Tuning
12 112 (25.34%) WebLogic
13 107 (24.21%) PL/SQL
14 93 (21.04%) SQL Server
14 93 (21.04%) SOA
15 89 (20.14%) Red Hat
16 87 (19.68%) Solaris
17 86 (19.46%) Windows
18 82 (18.55%) Clustering
19 81 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 77 (17.42%) Shell Script
21 71 (16.06%) Replication
22 69 (15.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 68 (15.38%) SAN
24 67 (15.16%) Oracle Database 12c
25 66 (14.93%) Oracle EBS
26 64 (14.48%) Middleware
26 64 (14.48%) Relational Database
27 63 (14.25%) RDBMS
28 61 (13.80%) IBM

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 112 (25.34%) WebLogic
2 39 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 25 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (3.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 16 (3.62%) Apache
5 15 (3.39%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (2.71%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.71%) IIS
7 11 (2.49%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.49%) WebLogic Portal
8 10 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (2.04%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.81%) Oracle Spatial
11 5 (1.13%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
12 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.23%) SAS
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 66 (14.93%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (6.56%) Oracle Applications
3 25 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (4.52%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (2.49%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (2.04%) Documaker
7 7 (1.58%) Oracle FAH
8 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.90%) RMDS
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.23%) Global One
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.38%) SAN
2 27 (6.11%) Firewall
3 22 (4.98%) NAS
4 17 (3.85%) LAN
4 17 (3.85%) WAN
4 17 (3.85%) HTTP
5 15 (3.39%) LDAP
6 12 (2.71%) DHCP
7 11 (2.49%) DNS
8 10 (2.26%) VPN
9 8 (1.81%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.58%) Internet
10 7 (1.58%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.36%) SSL
12 5 (1.13%) FTP
13 4 (0.90%) Multicast
13 4 (0.90%) VLAN
13 4 (0.90%) FCoE
13 4 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (70.81%) Oracle Database
2 231 (52.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 164 (37.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 93 (21.04%) SQL Server
5 67 (15.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 64 (14.48%) Relational Database
7 63 (14.25%) RDBMS
8 47 (10.63%) Oracle Exadata
9 46 (10.41%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (6.56%) Oracle ODI
11 29 (6.56%) Oracle BI EE
12 28 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (6.33%) Oracle9i Database
13 27 (6.11%) Oracle Reports
14 26 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (4.98%) MySQL
15 22 (4.98%) SQLPlus
16 21 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (4.30%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 32 (7.24%) JIRA
2 14 (3.17%) Toad
3 9 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.36%) ProC
7 5 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.45%) Subversion
9 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
General
1 152 (34.39%) Finance
2 50 (11.31%) Banking
3 31 (7.01%) Financial Institution
4 21 (4.75%) Retail
5 15 (3.39%) Billing
5 15 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.58%) Front Office
8 4 (0.90%) Marketing
8 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.68%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) French Language
10 2 (0.45%) International Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 263 (59.50%) DBA
2 231 (52.26%) Oracle DBA
3 58 (13.12%) Architect
4 54 (12.22%) Administrator
5 29 (6.56%) Senior DBA
6 27 (6.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 25 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (4.75%) SQL DBA
9 19 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
10 18 (4.07%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 18 (4.07%) Data Architect
11 17 (3.85%) Consultant
12 16 (3.62%) UNIX Engineer
13 15 (3.39%) Developer
13 15 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
13 15 (3.39%) Oracle Architect
14 14 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
15 13 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
16 12 (2.71%) SQL Server DBA
17 11 (2.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (14.48%) Middleware
2 29 (6.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 27 (6.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 20 (4.52%) XML
5 15 (3.39%) Web Services
6 14 (3.17%) WebCenter
7 13 (2.94%) JMS
8 12 (2.71%) HTML
9 10 (2.26%) JDBC
10 6 (1.36%) Oracle Streams
10 6 (1.36%) .NET
10 6 (1.36%) XSLT
11 5 (1.13%) jBPM
11 5 (1.13%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (0.90%) Django
12 4 (0.90%) MapReduce
12 4 (0.90%) Rendezvous
12 4 (0.90%) WSH
13 2 (0.45%) JPA
13 2 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 82 (18.55%) Clustering
2 71 (16.06%) Replication
3 23 (5.20%) Hedge funds
4 9 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (2.04%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.04%) Statistics
4 9 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (1.58%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.58%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (1.36%) Open Source
8 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.90%) Wiki
9 4 (0.90%) LPAR
9 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.90%) Grid Computing
9 4 (0.90%) Firmware
10 3 (0.68%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 218 (49.32%) Linux
2 183 (41.40%) UNIX
3 87 (19.68%) Solaris
4 86 (19.46%) Windows
5 81 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (9.05%) AIX
7 29 (6.56%) SELinux
8 27 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (4.98%) Oracle Linux
10 21 (4.75%) HPUX
11 19 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (1.81%) SUSE
14 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.68%) Fedora
16 3 (0.68%) CentOS
17 1 (0.23%) zOS
17 1 (0.23%) MVS
17 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (28.51%) Performance Tuning
2 93 (21.04%) SOA
3 57 (12.90%) ITIL
4 43 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (9.05%) Configuration Management
6 36 (8.14%) Migration
6 36 (8.14%) High Availability
7 30 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (5.43%) Data Modelling
10 23 (5.20%) Change Control
10 23 (5.20%) Performance Analysis
11 22 (4.98%) Change Management
12 20 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (4.52%) DevOps
13 19 (4.30%) Data Architecture
14 18 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (4.07%) ETL
15 17 (3.85%) Service Management
16 16 (3.62%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 194 (43.89%) SQL
2 107 (24.21%) PL/SQL
3 77 (17.42%) Shell Script
4 60 (13.57%) Bash Shell
5 52 (11.76%) Perl
6 51 (11.54%) Python
7 32 (7.24%) Ruby
7 32 (7.24%) Java
8 29 (6.56%) T-SQL
9 24 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.17%) Korn
10 14 (3.17%) C
11 10 (2.26%) Bourne shell
12 9 (2.04%) Jython
12 9 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 6 (1.36%) PHP
14 5 (1.13%) AWK
15 4 (0.90%) sed
15 4 (0.90%) VBScript
15 4 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 26 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
3 21 (4.75%) OCP
4 17 (3.85%) Degree
5 11 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.49%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.58%) MCITP
7 4 (0.90%) MCSA
7 4 (0.90%) OCA
8 3 (0.68%) RHCE
8 3 (0.68%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB
9 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.23%) NCDA
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.39%) SLA
2 11 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.68%) QA
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 142 (32.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 46 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 13 (2.94%) vCloud
5 9 (2.04%) SRDF
5 9 (2.04%) Xen
6 8 (1.81%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.81%) NFS
6 8 (1.81%) KVM
7 6 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.13%) vSphere
9 4 (0.90%) RHEV
10 3 (0.68%) XenApp
10 3 (0.68%) XenServer
10 3 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.45%) Samba
12 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 196 (44.34%) Data Guard
2 69 (15.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 48 (10.86%) Puppet
4 17 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 17 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
5 13 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.26%) Oracle Identity Management
7 9 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (2.04%) YUM
8 7 (1.58%) Legato
8 7 (1.58%) Nagios
8 7 (1.58%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.58%) Oracle Statspack
9 5 (1.13%) Control-M
9 5 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.90%) SCOM
10 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 442 (100.00%) Oracle
2 89 (20.14%) Red Hat
3 61 (13.80%) IBM
3 61 (13.80%) VMware
4 38 (8.60%) Microsoft
5 36 (8.14%) Remedy
6 31 (7.01%) HP
7 27 (6.11%) Veritas
8 25 (5.66%) EMC
9 22 (4.98%) Sybase
10 20 (4.52%) NetApp
11 19 (4.30%) Siebel
11 19 (4.30%) Citrix
12 15 (3.39%) BMC
13 11 (2.49%) Informatica
14 10 (2.26%) Sun
15 7 (1.58%) Business Objects
15 7 (1.58%) Open Text
15 7 (1.58%) Brocade
15 7 (1.58%) IronPort
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
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