The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 41 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 2.36% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 14.29% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£320 £488 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.35% +57.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 -
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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 Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.12% 16.50% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 26
Average daily rate £400 £363 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -76.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (66.67%) SRDF
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) OCP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) HACMP
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) HACMP
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) OCP
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) SRDF
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat