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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 381 356 401
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +45
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 211 216 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 4.29% 4.58% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 115 83
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 £320 £311 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £37.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 -
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
4915 4719 4525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.76% 9.81% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2766 2468 2231
Average daily rate £325 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 563 560
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +52 151 £475 -5.00% 24
South East -29 29 £404 +4.19% 8
Yorkshire -4 8 £190 -49.33% 7
South West -48 7 £425 +1.19% 1
North West -9 5 £473 -0.52% 4
East of England - 5 £290 - 1
West Midlands -10 2 £350 +16.66% 1
North East - 2 £350 -
East Midlands -5 1 £425 +41.66% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 416 (100.00%) Oracle
2 287 (68.99%) Oracle Database
3 213 (51.20%) Linux
3 213 (51.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 187 (44.95%) SQL
5 177 (42.55%) Data Guard
6 159 (38.22%) UNIX
7 153 (36.78%) Finance
8 149 (35.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 137 (32.93%) Oracle RMAN
10 116 (27.88%) Performance Tuning
11 113 (27.16%) WebLogic
12 101 (24.28%) SOA
13 100 (24.04%) PL/SQL
14 99 (23.80%) SQL Server
15 84 (20.19%) Red Hat
16 83 (19.95%) Solaris
17 79 (18.99%) Windows
18 78 (18.75%) Clustering
19 72 (17.31%) Replication
19 72 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 71 (17.07%) Middleware
21 69 (16.59%) Bash Shell
22 67 (16.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 65 (15.63%) IBM
23 65 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
23 65 (15.63%) VMware
23 65 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
24 62 (14.90%) Shell Script
25 61 (14.66%) Oracle Exadata

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 113 (27.16%) WebLogic
2 44 (10.58%) WebSphere
3 29 (6.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (5.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 18 (4.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 18 (4.33%) Apache
6 16 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 14 (3.37%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.64%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (1.68%) IIS
9 7 (1.68%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (1.20%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Spatial
12 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 65 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (6.49%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (5.77%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (4.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (3.85%) Documaker
6 11 (2.64%) Oracle FAH
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.72%) RMDS
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.24%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.42%) SAN
2 23 (5.53%) NAS
2 23 (5.53%) HTTP
3 19 (4.57%) Firewall
4 17 (4.09%) WAN
5 15 (3.61%) LAN
5 15 (3.61%) HTTPS
6 14 (3.37%) LDAP
7 13 (3.13%) SSL
8 12 (2.88%) DHCP
9 11 (2.64%) DNS
10 10 (2.40%) VPN
11 7 (1.68%) Internet
12 6 (1.44%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.96%) VLAN
13 4 (0.96%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.96%) FTP
14 3 (0.72%) FCoE
14 3 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (0.72%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (68.99%) Oracle Database
2 213 (51.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 149 (35.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 99 (23.80%) SQL Server
5 65 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 61 (14.66%) Relational Database
6 61 (14.66%) Oracle Exadata
7 59 (14.18%) RDBMS
8 39 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (8.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
10 32 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
11 28 (6.73%) Oracle9i Database
12 26 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (6.01%) Oracle Reports
14 22 (5.29%) MySQL
14 22 (5.29%) OLTP
14 22 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (4.81%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 40 (9.62%) JIRA
2 15 (3.61%) Toad
3 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.72%) ProC
8 2 (0.48%) Subversion
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.48%) Ant
8 2 (0.48%) JUnit
8 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 153 (36.78%) Finance
2 53 (12.74%) Banking
3 36 (8.65%) Financial Institution
4 22 (5.29%) Billing
5 20 (4.81%) Retail
6 18 (4.33%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.44%) Front Office
9 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.96%) Marketing
11 3 (0.72%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) French Language
12 2 (0.48%) International Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 228 (54.81%) DBA
2 195 (46.88%) Oracle DBA
3 68 (16.35%) Architect
4 52 (12.50%) Administrator
5 27 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
6 23 (5.53%) Data Architect
7 22 (5.29%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (5.05%) Consultant
8 21 (5.05%) SQL DBA
9 20 (4.81%) Oracle Consultant
10 19 (4.57%) Developer
11 18 (4.33%) Senior DBA
12 16 (3.85%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 16 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (3.37%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 12 (2.88%) SQL Server DBA
14 12 (2.88%) Oracle Architect
15 11 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.64%) UNIX Engineer
16 10 (2.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.07%) Middleware
2 35 (8.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 31 (7.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 21 (5.05%) JMS
5 20 (4.81%) XML
5 20 (4.81%) WebCenter
6 17 (4.09%) JDBC
7 15 (3.61%) Web Services
8 11 (2.64%) HTML
9 8 (1.92%) Oracle Streams
10 5 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.20%) jBPM
10 5 (1.20%) XSLT
10 5 (1.20%) WSH
11 4 (0.96%) .NET
11 4 (0.96%) Django
12 3 (0.72%) Rendezvous
13 2 (0.48%) XML Schema
13 2 (0.48%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.75%) Clustering
2 72 (17.31%) Replication
3 28 (6.73%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (2.40%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.40%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.40%) Statistics
5 9 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.44%) Open Source
8 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.20%) HACMP
9 5 (1.20%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.96%) Firmware
10 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.72%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.72%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 213 (51.20%) Linux
2 159 (38.22%) UNIX
3 83 (19.95%) Solaris
4 79 (18.99%) Windows
5 72 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (9.62%) AIX
7 33 (7.93%) SELinux
8 23 (5.53%) Oracle Linux
8 23 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.68%) HPUX
10 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.96%) SUSE
11 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.24%) zOS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (27.88%) Performance Tuning
2 101 (24.28%) SOA
3 43 (10.34%) ITIL
4 41 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (9.62%) Configuration Management
6 38 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (8.41%) High Availability
8 29 (6.97%) Migration
9 23 (5.53%) Change Management
10 22 (5.29%) Performance Analysis
11 21 (5.05%) DevOps
11 21 (5.05%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.57%) Data Architecture
12 19 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (4.33%) Revenue Management
13 18 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (4.09%) Service Management
14 17 (4.09%) ETL
14 17 (4.09%) Content Management
15 15 (3.61%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 187 (44.95%) SQL
2 100 (24.04%) PL/SQL
3 69 (16.59%) Bash Shell
4 62 (14.90%) Shell Script
5 60 (14.42%) Python
6 53 (12.74%) Perl
7 34 (8.17%) Ruby
8 32 (7.69%) Java
9 28 (6.73%) T-SQL
10 21 (5.05%) PowerShell
11 17 (4.09%) Korn
12 16 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 16 (3.85%) Jython
13 14 (3.37%) C
14 9 (2.16%) Bourne shell
15 6 (1.44%) PHP
16 5 (1.20%) VBScript
17 4 (0.96%) JavaScript
18 2 (0.48%) C#
18 2 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.77%) Oracle Certification
3 21 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.57%) OCP
5 15 (3.61%) Degree
6 11 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.68%) MCITP
8 4 (0.96%) MCSA
9 3 (0.72%) OCA
9 3 (0.72%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.72%) RHCE
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.24%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.33%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.85%) SLA
3 5 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.72%) QA
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 137 (32.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 51 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.01%) VMware ESX
4 14 (3.37%) vCloud
5 8 (1.92%) SRDF
5 8 (1.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.68%) NFS
6 7 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.68%) Xen
7 6 (1.44%) KVM
7 6 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.20%) vSphere
8 5 (1.20%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.96%) RHEV
9 4 (0.96%) HDFS
10 3 (0.72%) XenApp
10 3 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.48%) Samba
11 2 (0.48%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 177 (42.55%) Data Guard
2 67 (16.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 52 (12.50%) Puppet
4 17 (4.09%) Oracle Identity Management
4 17 (4.09%) Tivoli
4 17 (4.09%) BMC PATROL
5 12 (2.88%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (1.92%) YUM
8 7 (1.68%) Legato
8 7 (1.68%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.68%) Nagios
8 7 (1.68%) Oracle Statspack
9 5 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.20%) Control-M
9 5 (1.20%) Oozie
9 5 (1.20%) Ambari
9 5 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.96%) SCOM
10 4 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 416 (100.00%) Oracle
2 84 (20.19%) Red Hat
3 65 (15.63%) VMware
3 65 (15.63%) IBM
4 44 (10.58%) Remedy
5 35 (8.41%) Microsoft
6 26 (6.25%) HP
6 26 (6.25%) EMC
7 25 (6.01%) Sybase
8 23 (5.53%) Siebel
9 20 (4.81%) NetApp
10 18 (4.33%) BMC
11 17 (4.09%) Veritas
12 13 (3.13%) Citrix
13 12 (2.88%) Sun
14 7 (1.68%) SAP
14 7 (1.68%) Teradata
15 6 (1.44%) Informatica
15 6 (1.44%) Cisco
15 6 (1.44%) Intel
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