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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 56 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% - 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% - 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£188 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £23.70 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+132.06% -44.23%
Oracle RAC
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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 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.59% 16.28% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 18
Average daily rate £325 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £243 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £20.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.99%

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 24 November 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) TKPROF
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) TKPROF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus