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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 470 506 394
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -112
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 159 140 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.69% 2.48% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 66 130
Median daily rate £430 £404 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.37% -10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £514 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
5909 5643 5308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.94% 10.67% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3823 3230 2953
Median daily rate £413 £365 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 561 635
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 53 £450 - 4
South East +24 33 £469 +27.55% 6
North East 0 30 £280 -17.64%
South West +5 11 £443 +18.00% 3
Yorkshire +1 10 £463 +42.30%
West Midlands -29 10 £343 -14.37% 1
North West +9 8 £330 -22.35%
East Midlands -1 2 - -
East of England +19 1 £450 +20.00%
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 329 (100.00%) Oracle
2 224 (68.09%) Oracle Database
3 216 (65.65%) Linux
4 130 (39.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 116 (35.26%) SQL
6 112 (34.04%) Red Hat
6 112 (34.04%) Data Guard
7 108 (32.83%) AIX
8 104 (31.61%) Unix
9 102 (31.00%) Performance Tuning
10 98 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 93 (28.27%) ITIL
12 91 (27.66%) Windows
13 90 (27.36%) Clustering
14 84 (25.53%) HP
15 82 (24.92%) SAN
16 81 (24.62%) High Availability
17 80 (24.32%) Security Cleared
18 77 (23.40%) WebLogic
19 76 (23.10%) EMC
20 71 (21.58%) SQL Server
21 69 (20.97%) Oracle Database 10g
22 64 (19.45%) IBM
22 64 (19.45%) Solaris
22 64 (19.45%) Oracle Database 12c
23 62 (18.84%) KVM
24 61 (18.54%) Shell Script
24 61 (18.54%) Oracle EBS
25 60 (18.24%) Finance
25 60 (18.24%) Oracle RMAN

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 77 (23.40%) WebLogic
2 32 (9.73%) Oracle Application Server
3 26 (7.90%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.38%) Apache
5 20 (6.08%) IIS
6 16 (4.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 16 (4.86%) Tomcat
7 14 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (3.34%) Liferay
9 10 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (2.43%) JBoss
11 7 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (1.82%) MS Exchange
13 5 (1.52%) iPlanet
14 4 (1.22%) MQSeries
14 4 (1.22%) Oracle 10gAS
14 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.61%) FileNet
16 2 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 61 (18.54%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (17.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 51 (15.50%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (8.81%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.22%) IaaS
3 4 (1.22%) PaaS
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.30%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 82 (24.92%) SAN
2 26 (7.90%) Firewall
3 21 (6.38%) NAS
4 19 (5.78%) DNS
4 19 (5.78%) HTTP
5 18 (5.47%) LAN
5 18 (5.47%) WAN
6 16 (4.86%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (4.56%) iSCSI
8 14 (4.26%) FCoE
8 14 (4.26%) Multicast
9 11 (3.34%) VLAN
10 10 (3.04%) Internet
11 8 (2.43%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.82%) DHCP
13 5 (1.52%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.52%) FTP
13 5 (1.52%) LDAP
13 5 (1.52%) SSL
14 4 (1.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (68.09%) Oracle Database
2 130 (39.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 71 (21.58%) SQL Server
4 69 (20.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 64 (19.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 51 (15.50%) RDBMS
6 51 (15.50%) Relational Database
7 34 (10.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 29 (8.81%) Oracle Discoverer
9 24 (7.29%) Hadoop
10 18 (5.47%) MySQL
11 14 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (3.95%) HBase
13 12 (3.65%) Oracle Exadata
14 11 (3.34%) Big Data
15 8 (2.43%) DB2
15 8 (2.43%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
17 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (5.17%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.91%) Subversion
3 3 (0.91%) Toad
4 2 (0.61%) Introscope
4 2 (0.61%) ProC
4 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
General
1 60 (18.24%) Finance
2 39 (11.85%) Banking
3 8 (2.43%) Retail
4 7 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.61%) French Language
6 2 (0.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 173 (52.58%) DBA
2 155 (47.11%) Oracle DBA
3 75 (22.80%) Administrator
4 39 (11.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 33 (10.03%) Architect
6 32 (9.73%) Developer
7 29 (8.81%) Linux Administrator
7 29 (8.81%) Oracle Developer
8 27 (8.21%) SC Cleared DBA
9 20 (6.08%) Linux Support
10 19 (5.78%) Infrastructure Architect
10 19 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (5.47%) Senior DBA
12 17 (5.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 17 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (5.17%) Support Engineer
13 14 (4.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.95%) Consultant
15 12 (3.65%) Linux Specialist
15 12 (3.65%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 30 (9.12%) Middleware
3 24 (7.29%) XML
4 23 (6.99%) Web Services
5 13 (3.95%) Rendezvous
6 12 (3.65%) HTML
6 12 (3.65%) XSLT
7 11 (3.34%) SOAP
8 10 (3.04%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (2.74%) Oracle ADF
10 6 (1.82%) REST
11 5 (1.52%) J2EE
11 5 (1.52%) JSP
11 5 (1.52%) RESTful
11 5 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.52%) XSD
12 4 (1.22%) Castor
12 4 (1.22%) Oracle Streams
13 3 (0.91%) .NET
14 2 (0.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (27.36%) Clustering
2 33 (10.03%) Replication
3 30 (9.12%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.95%) N-Tier
5 11 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.52%) Grid Computing
7 5 (1.52%) HP Storage
7 5 (1.52%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (1.52%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.22%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.22%) Wiki
9 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) LPAR
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exalogic
10 2 (0.61%) Statistics
10 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 216 (65.65%) Linux
2 108 (32.83%) AIX
3 104 (31.61%) Unix
4 98 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 91 (27.66%) Windows
6 64 (19.45%) Solaris
7 23 (6.99%) Windows Server
8 15 (4.56%) SUSE
9 12 (3.65%) HPUX
10 11 (3.34%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (2.13%) Debian
12 7 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.30%) CentOS
16 1 (0.30%) Fedora
16 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (31.00%) Performance Tuning
2 93 (28.27%) ITIL
3 81 (24.62%) High Availability
4 47 (14.29%) Database Tuning
5 46 (13.98%) Compliance Management
6 45 (13.68%) Service Delivery
7 27 (8.21%) Enterprise Architecture
8 25 (7.60%) Migration
9 24 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (7.29%) SOA
10 21 (6.38%) ETL
11 19 (5.78%) Capacity Management
12 18 (5.47%) Data Modelling
13 16 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.26%) Benchmarking
14 14 (4.26%) Low Latency
14 14 (4.26%) Physical Data Model
14 14 (4.26%) Project Management
15 13 (3.95%) Change Management
16 12 (3.65%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 116 (35.26%) SQL
2 61 (18.54%) Shell Script
3 53 (16.11%) PL/SQL
4 45 (13.68%) Java
5 16 (4.86%) Perl
6 12 (3.65%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.04%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.74%) C
9 8 (2.43%) Korn
10 7 (2.13%) Python
11 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.91%) C++
13 2 (0.61%) JCL
14 1 (0.30%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.30%) Haskell
14 1 (0.30%) PHP
14 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 57 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 54 (16.41%) Oracle Certification
4 49 (14.89%) RHCE
5 45 (13.68%) OCP
6 23 (6.99%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.65%) Degree
8 10 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.82%) IBM Certification
9 6 (1.82%) MCITP
10 4 (1.22%) CCNA
10 4 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.22%) MCSE
11 3 (0.91%) CCNP
11 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.91%) PMP
11 3 (0.91%) VCAP
12 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (13.68%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) JSP 440
2 5 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (18.84%) KVM
2 45 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.81%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (6.38%) Active Directory
5 18 (5.47%) NFS
6 15 (4.56%) SRDF
7 14 (4.26%) Hyper-V
7 14 (4.26%) Xen
8 12 (3.65%) Oracle Clusterware
9 7 (2.13%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.52%) Firmware
11 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.30%) iptables
12 1 (0.30%) Postfix
12 1 (0.30%) qmail
12 1 (0.30%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.30%) Varnish
12 1 (0.30%) vSphere
12 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 112 (34.04%) Data Guard
2 60 (18.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 53 (16.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 22 (6.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (4.56%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.74%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (2.43%) Oracle Flashback
7 8 (2.43%) SCOM
8 7 (2.13%) OpenView
8 7 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.82%) Puppet
10 5 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.22%) Control-M
11 4 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.22%) Nagios
12 2 (0.61%) nmon
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 329 (100.00%) Oracle
2 112 (34.04%) Red Hat
3 84 (25.53%) HP
4 76 (23.10%) EMC
5 64 (19.45%) IBM
6 57 (17.33%) VMware
7 29 (8.81%) NetApp
8 22 (6.69%) Cisco
9 21 (6.38%) Citrix
10 17 (5.17%) Microsoft
11 16 (4.86%) Sun
12 14 (4.26%) Dell
12 14 (4.26%) Informatica
12 14 (4.26%) Intel
12 14 (4.26%) TIBCO
13 13 (3.95%) DataSynapse
13 13 (3.95%) Sybase
14 11 (3.34%) Bloomberg
14 11 (3.34%) Reuters
14 11 (3.34%) Veritas
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