The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank - 98 88
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 1.25% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category - 7.35% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 10
Average daily rate - £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.45
Oracle RAC
South East

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

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
257 340 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.68% 16.96% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 168 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.35 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Hampshire region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Data Guard
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (33.33%) OCP
5 3 (33.33%) OCA
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) Replication
5 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Clustering

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) DBA
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) OCA
1 3 (33.33%) OCP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Data Guard
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) VMware