The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 64 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.25% 0.51% -
As % of the System Software category 1.89% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £364 £378
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.65
Oracle RAC
East of England

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

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 80 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.43% 10.14% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 21
Average daily rate £425 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £29.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
Watford - 1 £375 -
Oracle RAC
East of England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (33.33%) BMC
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Bourne shell
2 2 (33.33%) C-shell
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft