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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 417 353 386
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +33
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 173 214 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 4.55% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 118 83
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£425 £414 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £46.50 £29.50 £47.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.62% -38.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £19.10 £47.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £39.90 £48.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -
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
5228 4703 4418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.80% 9.98% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 2450 2167
Average daily rate £360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 606 592
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
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 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

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 23 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 October 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 -1 97 £500 - 23
South East -46 31 £369 -13.23% 5
South West -34 10 £380 +16.92% 5
North West -15 8 £423 +38.52%
Yorkshire -29 8 £369 -7.81% 4
West Midlands -16 7 £350 -3.78% 1
East of England -20 5 £255 -49.00% 1
East Midlands -5 1 £425 +37.65% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 380 (100.00%) Oracle
2 252 (66.32%) Oracle Database
3 194 (51.05%) Linux
4 185 (48.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 164 (43.16%) SQL
6 138 (36.32%) UNIX
6 138 (36.32%) Data Guard
7 136 (35.79%) Finance
8 122 (32.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 118 (31.05%) Oracle RMAN
10 112 (29.47%) SOA
11 109 (28.68%) WebLogic
12 102 (26.84%) Performance Tuning
13 92 (24.21%) SQL Server
14 77 (20.26%) Clustering
15 75 (19.74%) PL/SQL
16 73 (19.21%) IBM
16 73 (19.21%) Middleware
17 72 (18.95%) VMware
18 69 (18.16%) Bash Shell
18 69 (18.16%) Oracle Exadata
19 68 (17.89%) Red Hat
19 68 (17.89%) Python
20 62 (16.32%) Windows
21 61 (16.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 61 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 59 (15.53%) Replication
22 59 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
23 57 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
23 57 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 109 (28.68%) WebLogic
2 47 (12.37%) WebSphere
3 29 (7.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (5.79%) Apache
5 20 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
6 18 (4.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 18 (4.74%) WebLogic Portal
7 13 (3.42%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (1.84%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (1.58%) NetWeaver
10 6 (1.58%) IIS
11 5 (1.32%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle 10gAS
12 3 (0.79%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 57 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (6.58%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (6.32%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (5.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (4.74%) Documaker
6 10 (2.63%) Oracle FAH
7 7 (1.84%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.79%) RMDS
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 40 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.53%) SAN
2 23 (6.05%) HTTP
3 17 (4.47%) HTTPS
3 17 (4.47%) WAN
4 16 (4.21%) SSL
4 16 (4.21%) NAS
5 11 (2.89%) LAN
6 7 (1.84%) DHCP
6 7 (1.84%) LDAP
6 7 (1.84%) NetScaler
7 6 (1.58%) Firewall
8 5 (1.32%) Internet
9 4 (1.05%) VPN
9 4 (1.05%) DNS
10 3 (0.79%) Multicast
10 3 (0.79%) FCoE
10 3 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.53%) SMS
11 2 (0.53%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (66.32%) Oracle Database
2 185 (48.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 122 (32.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 92 (24.21%) SQL Server
5 69 (18.16%) Oracle Exadata
6 57 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 56 (14.74%) Relational Database
8 52 (13.68%) RDBMS
9 38 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (9.21%) Oracle ODI
11 30 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
12 28 (7.37%) Oracle9i Database
13 26 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (6.05%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (5.00%) OLTP
18 18 (4.74%) MySQL
18 18 (4.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 43 (11.32%) JIRA
2 10 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.11%) Subversion
3 8 (2.11%) Toad
4 6 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.32%) Ant
5 5 (1.32%) JUnit
6 4 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.05%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.53%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.26%) ERwin
General
1 136 (35.79%) Finance
2 45 (11.84%) Banking
3 33 (8.68%) Financial Institution
4 21 (5.53%) Billing
5 18 (4.74%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.95%) Retail
7 10 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.58%) Front Office
10 3 (0.79%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) International Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 186 (48.95%) DBA
2 159 (41.84%) Oracle DBA
3 73 (19.21%) Architect
4 49 (12.89%) Administrator
5 31 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
6 24 (6.32%) Developer
6 24 (6.32%) Data Architect
7 22 (5.79%) SQL DBA
7 22 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (4.47%) Consultant
9 16 (4.21%) Oracle Developer
9 16 (4.21%) Oracle Consultant
10 14 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (3.42%) Senior DBA
11 13 (3.42%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 12 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.89%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 11 (2.89%) Oracle Architect
14 10 (2.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 9 (2.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (19.21%) Middleware
2 42 (11.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 28 (7.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 23 (6.05%) JMS
5 21 (5.53%) WebCenter
6 19 (5.00%) JDBC
7 18 (4.74%) XML
8 17 (4.47%) Web Services
9 10 (2.63%) HTML
10 8 (2.11%) Java EE
11 6 (1.58%) Oracle Streams
12 5 (1.32%) Spring MVC
12 5 (1.32%) Spring
12 5 (1.32%) JSP
12 5 (1.32%) XSLT
12 5 (1.32%) WSH
12 5 (1.32%) Hibernate
13 4 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (1.05%) jBPM
13 4 (1.05%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 77 (20.26%) Clustering
2 59 (15.53%) Replication
2 59 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.11%) Hedge funds
4 14 (3.68%) Statistics
5 10 (2.63%) HACMP
6 9 (2.37%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.84%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (1.84%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.58%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.32%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.32%) Open Source
9 5 (1.32%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.32%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.05%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 194 (51.05%) Linux
2 138 (36.32%) UNIX
3 62 (16.32%) Windows
4 49 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (12.89%) Solaris
5 40 (10.53%) SELinux
6 34 (8.95%) AIX
7 33 (8.68%) Oracle Linux
8 19 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.79%) HPUX
12 2 (0.53%) SUSE
12 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.47%) SOA
2 102 (26.84%) Performance Tuning
3 43 (11.32%) Configuration Management
4 41 (10.79%) High Availability
5 38 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (7.89%) Migration
7 30 (7.89%) ITIL
8 28 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (6.58%) DevOps
10 19 (5.00%) Data Architecture
10 19 (5.00%) ETL
10 19 (5.00%) Content Management
11 18 (4.74%) Data Modelling
11 18 (4.74%) Revenue Management
12 15 (3.95%) Service Management
12 15 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (3.95%) BPEL
13 14 (3.68%) Scrum
13 14 (3.68%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 164 (43.16%) SQL
2 75 (19.74%) PL/SQL
3 69 (18.16%) Bash Shell
4 68 (17.89%) Python
5 52 (13.68%) Shell Script
6 44 (11.58%) Perl
7 41 (10.79%) Ruby
8 40 (10.53%) Java
9 20 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 18 (4.74%) Jython
10 18 (4.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 16 (4.21%) Korn
12 14 (3.68%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.37%) VBScript
14 7 (1.84%) C
15 6 (1.58%) JavaScript
16 4 (1.05%) PHP
16 4 (1.05%) VB
17 2 (0.53%) XPath
17 2 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.74%) Oracle Certification
4 14 (3.68%) OCP
5 12 (3.16%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.63%) Degree
8 8 (2.11%) MCITP
9 4 (1.05%) IBM Certification
9 4 (1.05%) MCSA
10 2 (0.53%) RHCE
10 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.26%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.05%) SLA
2 21 (5.53%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) QA
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (31.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 61 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 20 (5.26%) vCloud
5 9 (2.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (2.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (1.84%) Apache Flume
8 6 (1.58%) PowerHA
8 6 (1.58%) HDFS
9 5 (1.32%) SRDF
9 5 (1.32%) KVM
9 5 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.32%) NFS
10 4 (1.05%) Firmware
11 3 (0.79%) RHEV
12 2 (0.53%) Samba
12 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
12 2 (0.53%) Xen
13 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.26%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 138 (36.32%) Data Guard
2 61 (16.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 52 (13.68%) Puppet
4 20 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
5 11 (2.89%) Tivoli
6 9 (2.37%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (2.37%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.84%) Oozie
7 7 (1.84%) Ambari
7 7 (1.84%) Nagios
8 6 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (1.05%) OpenView
10 4 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Statspack
12 2 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 2 (0.53%) YUM
12 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.53%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 380 (100.00%) Oracle
2 73 (19.21%) IBM
3 72 (18.95%) VMware
4 68 (17.89%) Red Hat
5 42 (11.05%) Remedy
6 30 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 21 (5.53%) Sybase
8 18 (4.74%) Siebel
8 18 (4.74%) EMC
9 17 (4.47%) HP
10 14 (3.68%) BMC
10 14 (3.68%) NetApp
11 13 (3.42%) Sun
12 9 (2.37%) Business Objects
12 9 (2.37%) SAP
12 9 (2.37%) Teradata
13 8 (2.11%) Netezza
13 8 (2.11%) Cisco
14 7 (1.84%) Intel
14 7 (1.84%) Veritas
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