The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 53 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.39% - 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% - 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£388 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
Oracle RAC
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 41 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.18% 14.29% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 31
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Gloucestershire region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) ERwin
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Database Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus