The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 56 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% - 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 7.25% - 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.22% 11.86% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 18
Average daily rate £263 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £174 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.75 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Oracle RAC
East of England

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 31 July 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Watford - - - -
Oracle RAC
East of England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle