The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 300 329 351
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +22
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 112 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 5.83% 3.54% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 36 36
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £55.00
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1922 1696 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.94% 7.85% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1040 1212
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 151 166
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.95 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Oracle RAC
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 31 £450 +9.09% 9
Hayes - - - - 2
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Oracle
2 168 (79.25%) Oracle Database
3 140 (66.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 109 (51.42%) Linux
5 102 (48.11%) Data Guard
6 93 (43.87%) UNIX
6 93 (43.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 87 (41.04%) SQL
8 69 (32.55%) Windows
8 69 (32.55%) Finance
9 66 (31.13%) Solaris
10 63 (29.72%) Oracle RMAN
11 60 (28.30%) Performance Tuning
12 52 (24.53%) WebLogic
13 51 (24.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
14 49 (23.11%) PL/SQL
15 48 (22.64%) ITIL
15 48 (22.64%) SAN
16 46 (21.70%) Red Hat
17 42 (19.81%) Capacity Planning
18 38 (17.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 37 (17.45%) Shell Script
20 36 (16.98%) EMC
21 33 (15.57%) Veritas
21 33 (15.57%) Banking
22 30 (14.15%) VMware
22 30 (14.15%) Disaster Recovery
23 27 (12.74%) NetApp
24 26 (12.26%) Clustering

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (24.53%) WebLogic
2 22 (10.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 18 (8.49%) Oracle Spatial
4 12 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.19%) Apache
6 9 (4.25%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (4.25%) IIS
7 8 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.30%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.89%) Confluence
9 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.47%) Lync
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (4.25%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (3.77%) RMDS
3 8 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.47%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.64%) SAN
2 18 (8.49%) NAS
3 10 (4.72%) DNS
3 10 (4.72%) HTTP
4 9 (4.25%) DHCP
5 8 (3.77%) LDAP
5 8 (3.77%) LAN
5 8 (3.77%) WAN
5 8 (3.77%) FCoE
5 8 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (3.77%) Multicast
6 7 (3.30%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.36%) Internet
8 4 (1.89%) Firewall
9 3 (1.42%) Network Security
9 3 (1.42%) VLAN
9 3 (1.42%) VPN
10 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (79.25%) Oracle Database
2 140 (66.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 93 (43.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
5 24 (11.32%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (9.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 17 (8.02%) Relational Database
7 17 (8.02%) RDBMS
8 16 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (4.72%) Oracle OWB
11 10 (4.72%) Oracle ODI
11 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.77%) MySQL
13 8 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (3.77%) Hadoop
13 8 (3.77%) HBase
14 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.83%) ProC
2 5 (2.36%) Toad
3 4 (1.89%) Subversion
3 4 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 69 (32.55%) Finance
2 33 (15.57%) Banking
3 7 (3.30%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.30%) Retail
4 5 (2.36%) Back Office
5 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Billing
6 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (61.32%) DBA
2 123 (58.02%) Oracle DBA
3 25 (11.79%) Architect
4 24 (11.32%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 24 (11.32%) Administrator
4 24 (11.32%) Senior DBA
5 16 (7.55%) SQL DBA
6 15 (7.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (6.60%) UNIX Administrator
8 13 (6.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.19%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.19%) Senior UNIX Administrator
9 11 (5.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.19%) UNIX Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (4.72%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Consultant
12 7 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.30%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.91%) Middleware
2 15 (7.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (5.66%) XML
4 9 (4.25%) HTML
5 8 (3.77%) Rendezvous
5 8 (3.77%) XSLT
6 7 (3.30%) Web Services
7 4 (1.89%) .NET
8 3 (1.42%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Streams
10 1 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.47%) Java SE
10 1 (0.47%) jBPM
10 1 (0.47%) Flash
10 1 (0.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) Clustering
2 21 (9.91%) Replication
3 9 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.36%) Grid Computing
5 4 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.89%) HACMP
5 4 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.94%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.94%) Contract for Difference
7 2 (0.94%) Spread Betting
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) Online Games
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 109 (51.42%) Linux
2 93 (43.87%) UNIX
3 69 (32.55%) Windows
4 66 (31.13%) Solaris
5 51 (24.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.19%) AIX
9 8 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.83%) SUSE
10 6 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.36%) CentOS
11 5 (2.36%) Fedora
12 4 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.89%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.42%) zOS
14 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.30%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (22.64%) ITIL
3 42 (19.81%) Capacity Planning
4 30 (14.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (12.26%) High Availability
6 23 (10.85%) Migration
7 19 (8.96%) SOA
8 16 (7.55%) Change Management
9 14 (6.60%) Data Modelling
9 14 (6.60%) Release Management
10 12 (5.66%) Service Management
11 11 (5.19%) Performance Management
12 10 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.72%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.72%) Capacity Management
13 9 (4.25%) Load Balancing
14 8 (3.77%) Benchmarking
14 8 (3.77%) TOGAF
14 8 (3.77%) Database Tuning
14 8 (3.77%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 87 (41.04%) SQL
2 49 (23.11%) PL/SQL
3 37 (17.45%) Shell Script
4 22 (10.38%) Java
5 19 (8.96%) Perl
6 17 (8.02%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.60%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.66%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.30%) Bourne shell
9 7 (3.30%) Python
10 5 (2.36%) sed
10 5 (2.36%) Ruby
10 5 (2.36%) AWK
10 5 (2.36%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.89%) C
12 2 (0.94%) PHP
12 2 (0.94%) R
13 1 (0.47%) Ada
13 1 (0.47%) C#
13 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (8.02%) OCP
1 17 (8.02%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (5.66%) Degree
3 9 (4.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.36%) MCITP
5 5 (2.36%) MCSA
6 4 (1.89%) OCA
7 2 (0.94%) PhD
7 2 (0.94%) RHCE
8 1 (0.47%) NCDA
8 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) SLA
2 4 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 63 (29.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 23 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.13%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (5.19%) XenApp
4 11 (5.19%) VMware ESX
5 10 (4.72%) SRDF
6 9 (4.25%) NFS
7 8 (3.77%) Xen
8 6 (2.83%) vCloud
9 5 (2.36%) XenServer
9 5 (2.36%) KVM
10 4 (1.89%) vSphere
10 4 (1.89%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.42%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 102 (48.11%) Data Guard
2 38 (17.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (5.19%) Puppet
4 9 (4.25%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.77%) Legato
5 8 (3.77%) Tivoli
6 7 (3.30%) YUM
7 6 (2.83%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (2.83%) Control-M
8 4 (1.89%) SCOM
9 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.47%) Nagios
11 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 212 (100.00%) Oracle
2 46 (21.70%) Red Hat
3 36 (16.98%) EMC
4 33 (15.57%) Veritas
5 30 (14.15%) VMware
6 27 (12.74%) NetApp
7 25 (11.79%) HP
8 19 (8.96%) Citrix
9 15 (7.08%) IBM
9 15 (7.08%) Microsoft
9 15 (7.08%) SAP
10 14 (6.60%) Sybase
11 11 (5.19%) BMC
12 10 (4.72%) Cisco
12 10 (4.72%) Remedy
13 8 (3.77%) Informatica
13 8 (3.77%) Intel
13 8 (3.77%) TIBCO
13 8 (3.77%) DataSynapse
13 8 (3.77%) Brocade
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