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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 434 356 331
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -25
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 156 209 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 3.12% 4.30% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 128
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £579 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.90 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -29.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -28.60%
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
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -25 73 £450 +5.26% 16
South East -17 44 £400 +6.66% 1
South West -11 15 £416 +16.63%
North West -13 7 £423 +52.25%
West Midlands -19 6 £375 -6.25%
East of England -16 3 £255 -28.16%
East Midlands +1 2 £425 +33.85%
Yorkshire -26 2 £425 +6.25% 1
North East -28 2 £250 -9.09%
Midlands - - - - 1
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 356 (100.00%) Oracle
2 234 (65.73%) Oracle Database
3 169 (47.47%) Linux
4 167 (46.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 165 (46.35%) SQL
6 134 (37.64%) Oracle RMAN
7 128 (35.96%) Data Guard
8 121 (33.99%) WebLogic
9 117 (32.87%) UNIX
10 112 (31.46%) SOA
10 112 (31.46%) Finance
11 99 (27.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 86 (24.16%) Performance Tuning
13 84 (23.60%) PL/SQL
14 78 (21.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 77 (21.63%) Middleware
16 75 (21.07%) SQL Server
17 70 (19.66%) Oracle EBS
18 69 (19.38%) Oracle Exadata
19 63 (17.70%) Replication
20 61 (17.13%) Clustering
21 58 (16.29%) VMware
21 58 (16.29%) Bash Shell
22 57 (16.01%) IBM
23 56 (15.73%) Shell Script
23 56 (15.73%) Security Cleared
24 50 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
24 50 (14.04%) Solaris
24 50 (14.04%) Python
25 49 (13.76%) Windows

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 121 (33.99%) WebLogic
2 37 (10.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (9.83%) WebSphere
4 23 (6.46%) Oracle Service Bus
5 19 (5.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 18 (5.06%) Oracle Application Server
6 18 (5.06%) Apache
6 18 (5.06%) WebLogic Portal
7 10 (2.81%) Oracle 9iAS
7 10 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.97%) IIS
9 7 (1.97%) NetWeaver
10 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.69%) Oracle 10gAS
11 3 (0.84%) AquaLogic
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 8 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 70 (19.66%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (10.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (10.11%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (6.74%) Oracle BPM
5 21 (5.90%) Documaker
6 12 (3.37%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (2.81%) Oracle FAH
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.56%) RMDS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (8.15%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.56%) SaaS
2 2 (0.56%) PaaS
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.27%) SAN
2 21 (5.90%) HTTP
3 19 (5.34%) HTTPS
4 18 (5.06%) SSL
5 16 (4.49%) WAN
6 13 (3.65%) NAS
7 10 (2.81%) Internet
7 10 (2.81%) LAN
8 7 (1.97%) LDAP
9 4 (1.12%) Multicast
9 4 (1.12%) DNS
9 4 (1.12%) DHCP
9 4 (1.12%) FCoE
9 4 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.12%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.12%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.84%) Firewall
11 2 (0.56%) SMS
12 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (65.73%) Oracle Database
2 167 (46.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 99 (27.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 75 (21.07%) SQL Server
5 69 (19.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 49 (13.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 42 (11.80%) Relational Database
8 36 (10.11%) RDBMS
9 35 (9.83%) Oracle BI EE
10 33 (9.27%) Oracle Reports
11 31 (8.71%) Oracle ODI
12 28 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (6.46%) Oracle9i Database
16 21 (5.90%) SQLPlus
17 18 (5.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 16 (4.49%) Hadoop
19 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (9.55%) JIRA
2 20 (5.62%) Subversion
3 15 (4.21%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.21%) Toad
4 9 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (1.97%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.40%) Ant
8 5 (1.40%) JUnit
8 5 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.28%) Maven
10 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.28%) ERwin
General
1 112 (31.46%) Finance
2 45 (12.64%) Banking
3 21 (5.90%) Billing
4 20 (5.62%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.69%) Retail
8 3 (0.84%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 178 (50.00%) DBA
2 159 (44.66%) Oracle DBA
3 70 (19.66%) Architect
4 49 (13.76%) Administrator
5 38 (10.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 28 (7.87%) Developer
7 22 (6.18%) SQL DBA
8 18 (5.06%) Data Architect
8 18 (5.06%) Consultant
9 17 (4.78%) Oracle Consultant
10 15 (4.21%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 14 (3.93%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (3.09%) Java Developer
15 10 (2.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 10 (2.81%) Oracle Architect
16 9 (2.53%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (21.63%) Middleware
2 42 (11.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 30 (8.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 26 (7.30%) WebCenter
5 20 (5.62%) JMS
5 20 (5.62%) JDBC
6 17 (4.78%) XML
7 15 (4.21%) Web Services
8 12 (3.37%) HTML
9 9 (2.53%) XSLT
10 8 (2.25%) Java EE
11 7 (1.97%) .NET
12 5 (1.40%) JPA
12 5 (1.40%) Spring MVC
12 5 (1.40%) Spring
12 5 (1.40%) XSD
12 5 (1.40%) JSP
12 5 (1.40%) WSH
12 5 (1.40%) XML Schema
12 5 (1.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.70%) Replication
2 61 (17.13%) Clustering
3 48 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.62%) Hedge funds
5 18 (5.06%) Statistics
6 9 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.53%) HACMP
7 7 (1.97%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.69%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.40%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.40%) W3C
9 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.56%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.56%) AS400
12 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 169 (47.47%) Linux
2 117 (32.87%) UNIX
3 50 (14.04%) Solaris
4 49 (13.76%) Windows
5 36 (10.11%) Oracle Linux
6 27 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (7.30%) AIX
8 13 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.25%) HPUX
10 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.56%) SUSE
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.46%) SOA
2 86 (24.16%) Performance Tuning
3 45 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (12.08%) High Availability
5 39 (10.96%) Configuration Management
6 38 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (10.39%) Migration
8 23 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (5.90%) Revenue Management
9 21 (5.90%) Analytics
10 20 (5.62%) BPEL
10 20 (5.62%) DevOps
11 19 (5.34%) Content Management
12 18 (5.06%) Test Automation
13 17 (4.78%) Scrum
14 15 (4.21%) Database Security
14 15 (4.21%) Software Engineering
14 15 (4.21%) Use Case
15 14 (3.93%) ITIL
15 14 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 165 (46.35%) SQL
2 84 (23.60%) PL/SQL
3 58 (16.29%) Bash Shell
4 56 (15.73%) Shell Script
5 50 (14.04%) Python
6 40 (11.24%) Java
7 36 (10.11%) Perl
8 29 (8.15%) Ruby
9 19 (5.34%) Korn
10 18 (5.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 18 (5.06%) Jython
11 16 (4.49%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.81%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.53%) VBScript
14 7 (1.97%) C
15 5 (1.40%) XPath
15 5 (1.40%) C#
15 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
16 4 (1.12%) VB
17 3 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.06%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (4.21%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.25%) OCP
6 7 (1.97%) Degree
7 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.84%) MCITP
8 3 (0.84%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.56%) PMP
9 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.28%) OCA
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 22 (6.18%) SLA
3 7 (1.97%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 134 (37.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 50 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.46%) VMware ESX
4 15 (4.21%) vCloud
5 9 (2.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (2.53%) Apache Flume
6 7 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (1.97%) NFS
7 6 (1.69%) HDFS
7 6 (1.69%) PowerHA
8 5 (1.40%) Xen
8 5 (1.40%) KVM
9 4 (1.12%) SRDF
10 1 (0.28%) RHEV
10 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.28%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 128 (35.96%) Data Guard
2 78 (21.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 44 (12.36%) Puppet
4 27 (7.58%) SELinux
5 21 (5.90%) Oracle Identity Management
6 14 (3.93%) Vagrant
7 11 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (2.53%) Oozie
8 9 (2.53%) Ambari
9 6 (1.69%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.69%) Nagios
10 4 (1.12%) OpenView
11 3 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
13 1 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
13 1 (0.28%) SCOM
13 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 1 (0.28%) OVSD
Vendors
1 356 (100.00%) Oracle
2 58 (16.29%) VMware
3 57 (16.01%) IBM
4 43 (12.08%) Red Hat
5 34 (9.55%) Microsoft
6 32 (8.99%) Remedy
7 17 (4.78%) Sybase
8 15 (4.21%) Siebel
9 13 (3.65%) HP
10 12 (3.37%) Teradata
10 12 (3.37%) NetApp
11 11 (3.09%) Netezza
11 11 (3.09%) EMC
12 10 (2.81%) Cisco
12 10 (2.81%) SAP
13 9 (2.53%) Hortonworks
13 9 (2.53%) Business Objects
13 9 (2.53%) Sun
13 9 (2.53%) Intel
14 8 (2.25%) Veritas
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