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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 62 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.27% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 2.08% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
100 96 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.37% 12.87% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 36
Median daily rate £325 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £247 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £37.50 £32.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Database Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (66.67%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Database Optimisation
3 4 (66.67%) Database Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle