The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 269 333 316
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 151 98 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 6.84% 4.72% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 48 43
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£475 £500 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £368 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £583 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 -
Oracle RAC
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2209 2077 2037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.08% 8.30% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1246 1167
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 163 182
Average hourly rate £17.33 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.73 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.75 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in London

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in London

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in London

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in London

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London +21 44 £475 -5.00% 19
Docklands, London +11 2 £775 +57.76%
Ealing - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 275 (100.00%) Oracle
2 173 (62.91%) Oracle Database
3 150 (54.55%) Linux
4 137 (49.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 126 (45.82%) Finance
6 122 (44.36%) UNIX
7 118 (42.91%) SQL
8 115 (41.82%) Data Guard
9 94 (34.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 79 (28.73%) Oracle RMAN
11 76 (27.64%) Performance Tuning
12 72 (26.18%) SOA
13 67 (24.36%) Clustering
14 66 (24.00%) SQL Server
15 65 (23.64%) WebLogic
16 64 (23.27%) Bash Shell
17 62 (22.55%) PL/SQL
18 61 (22.18%) Red Hat
18 61 (22.18%) Oracle Exadata
19 60 (21.82%) Python
20 59 (21.45%) Windows
21 54 (19.64%) VMware
22 52 (18.91%) IBM
22 52 (18.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 51 (18.55%) Banking
24 47 (17.09%) Oracle Database 12c
25 46 (16.73%) Solaris
26 45 (16.36%) Puppet
27 44 (16.00%) SAN
27 44 (16.00%) Remedy

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 65 (23.64%) WebLogic
2 40 (14.55%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.55%) WebLogic Portal
3 18 (6.55%) Oracle Service Bus
4 16 (5.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 16 (5.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.27%) Apache
7 6 (2.18%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.09%) IIS
11 2 (0.73%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.36%) SAS
12 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.36%) Confluence
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (14.55%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (8.73%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (5.82%) Documaker
4 11 (4.00%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (2.18%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (1.09%) RMDS
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.36%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.36%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.00%) SAN
2 23 (8.36%) HTTP
3 21 (7.64%) NAS
4 15 (5.45%) HTTPS
5 13 (4.73%) SSL
5 13 (4.73%) LDAP
6 8 (2.91%) WAN
7 6 (2.18%) LAN
8 5 (1.82%) DHCP
8 5 (1.82%) DNS
8 5 (1.82%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.45%) Internet
9 4 (1.45%) Firewall
9 4 (1.45%) VLAN
9 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.45%) VPN
10 3 (1.09%) FCoE
10 3 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.09%) Multicast
11 2 (0.73%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (62.91%) Oracle Database
2 137 (49.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 94 (34.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 66 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 61 (22.18%) Oracle Exadata
6 47 (17.09%) Oracle Database 12c
7 42 (15.27%) Relational Database
8 40 (14.55%) RDBMS
9 34 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (10.55%) Oracle ODI
11 21 (7.64%) Oracle BI EE
12 17 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (6.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 15 (5.45%) MySQL
13 15 (5.45%) Oracle9i Database
14 14 (5.09%) OLTP
14 14 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (14.55%) JIRA
2 5 (1.82%) Toad
3 3 (1.09%) ProC
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 126 (45.82%) Finance
2 51 (18.55%) Banking
3 36 (13.09%) Financial Institution
4 22 (8.00%) Billing
5 18 (6.55%) Investment Banking
6 16 (5.82%) Retail
7 5 (1.82%) Front Office
8 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.45%) Marketing
9 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.09%) Advertising
10 2 (0.73%) Games
10 2 (0.73%) Back Office
10 2 (0.73%) French Language
10 2 (0.73%) International Banking
10 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 134 (48.73%) DBA
2 113 (41.09%) Oracle DBA
3 53 (19.27%) Architect
4 30 (10.91%) Administrator
5 23 (8.36%) Data Architect
6 21 (7.64%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (5.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 16 (5.82%) Senior DBA
8 15 (5.45%) Consultant
9 14 (5.09%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 14 (5.09%) Oracle Consultant
10 12 (4.36%) SQL DBA
11 10 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.27%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) Oracle Architect
12 9 (3.27%) Development Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) Data Centre Architect
13 8 (2.91%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (2.91%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.55%) Middleware
2 34 (12.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (7.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 18 (6.55%) WebCenter
5 17 (6.18%) JDBC
6 16 (5.82%) JMS
7 10 (3.64%) HTML
7 10 (3.64%) XML
8 6 (2.18%) Oracle Streams
9 5 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.82%) jBPM
10 4 (1.45%) Django
10 4 (1.45%) XSLT
11 3 (1.09%) Web Services
11 3 (1.09%) Rendezvous
12 2 (0.73%) ODBC
13 1 (0.36%) XSD
13 1 (0.36%) .NET
13 1 (0.36%) XML Schema
13 1 (0.36%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.36%) Clustering
2 41 (14.91%) Replication
3 28 (10.18%) Hedge funds
4 10 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.55%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.82%) Statistics
7 5 (1.82%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.09%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.09%) HACMP
9 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) FMCG
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) Online Games
10 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 150 (54.55%) Linux
2 122 (44.36%) UNIX
3 59 (21.45%) Windows
4 52 (18.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (16.73%) Solaris
6 33 (12.00%) SELinux
7 15 (5.45%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (5.45%) AIX
8 13 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.64%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (26.18%) SOA
3 29 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (10.18%) ITIL
5 26 (9.45%) High Availability
6 22 (8.00%) Migration
7 21 (7.64%) Configuration Management
8 19 (6.91%) Change Management
8 19 (6.91%) Data Architecture
9 18 (6.55%) Revenue Management
10 17 (6.18%) Content Management
11 16 (5.82%) Performance Analysis
12 15 (5.45%) DevOps
13 13 (4.73%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (4.36%) Release Management
14 12 (4.36%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.00%) Project Management
15 11 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (42.91%) SQL
2 64 (23.27%) Bash Shell
3 62 (22.55%) PL/SQL
4 60 (21.82%) Python
5 41 (14.91%) Perl
6 39 (14.18%) Shell Script
7 34 (12.36%) Ruby
8 23 (8.36%) Java
9 16 (5.82%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.82%) Jython
9 16 (5.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 13 (4.73%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.91%) Bourne shell
11 8 (2.91%) Korn
11 8 (2.91%) C
12 6 (2.18%) PHP
13 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.36%) C#
14 1 (0.36%) XPath
14 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (6.55%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (5.45%) OCP
3 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.27%) Degree
5 7 (2.55%) MCITP
5 7 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) MCSA
7 3 (1.09%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.73%) OCA
9 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.36%) RHCE
9 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.18%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.00%) SLA
3 5 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 79 (28.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 43 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.82%) VMware ESX
4 14 (5.09%) vCloud
5 8 (2.91%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.18%) Xen
6 6 (2.18%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (2.18%) SRDF
7 5 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.82%) Apache Flume
8 4 (1.45%) HDFS
8 4 (1.45%) vSphere
8 4 (1.45%) NFS
9 3 (1.09%) XenApp
9 3 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.73%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 115 (41.82%) Data Guard
2 45 (16.36%) Puppet
3 39 (14.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (5.82%) Oracle Identity Management
5 14 (5.09%) BMC PATROL
6 13 (4.73%) Tivoli
7 9 (3.27%) NetBackup
8 8 (2.91%) YUM
9 7 (2.55%) Nagios
10 6 (2.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.82%) Control-M
11 5 (1.82%) Ambari
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Statspack
11 5 (1.82%) Oozie
11 5 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.45%) SCOM
12 4 (1.45%) Legato
13 3 (1.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 275 (100.00%) Oracle
2 61 (22.18%) Red Hat
3 54 (19.64%) VMware
4 52 (18.91%) IBM
5 44 (16.00%) Remedy
6 23 (8.36%) Microsoft
6 23 (8.36%) Sybase
7 21 (7.64%) HP
8 18 (6.55%) EMC
8 18 (6.55%) BMC
9 17 (6.18%) NetApp
10 16 (5.82%) Veritas
11 15 (5.45%) Siebel
12 7 (2.55%) Sun
12 7 (2.55%) Teradata
13 6 (2.18%) Brocade
13 6 (2.18%) Netezza
13 6 (2.18%) Cisco
13 6 (2.18%) Intel
13 6 (2.18%) MapR
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