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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 363 342 313
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -29
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 43 69 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.15% 3.58% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 44
Average daily rate £450 £445 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £589 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
- +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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
1998 1930 1847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.40% 9.20% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1265 1110
Average daily rate £425 £410 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £194 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 114 114
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 6 £425 -10.52% 1
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Oracle
2 89 (80.91%) Oracle Database
3 80 (72.73%) Linux
4 66 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 65 (59.09%) Data Guard
6 53 (48.18%) Red Hat
7 48 (43.64%) Finance
7 48 (43.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (38.18%) SQL Server
9 41 (37.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 38 (34.55%) Replication
10 38 (34.55%) Clustering
11 34 (30.91%) SQL
11 34 (30.91%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (29.09%) Sybase
13 31 (28.18%) Sybase ASE
14 28 (25.45%) Shell Script
14 28 (25.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 27 (24.55%) Banking
16 24 (21.82%) Unix
17 23 (20.91%) Windows
18 21 (19.09%) Oracle Reports
19 20 (18.18%) Change Management
20 19 (17.27%) Disaster Recovery
20 19 (17.27%) SAP
21 18 (16.36%) Service Management
21 18 (16.36%) Incident Management
22 17 (15.45%) Oracle Database 12c
22 17 (15.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
22 17 (15.45%) Client/Server

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.73%) JBoss
3 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.82%) Confluence
4 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.91%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) SAN
2 3 (2.73%) DNS
2 3 (2.73%) NAS
3 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.82%) LDAP
3 2 (1.82%) Multicast
3 2 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (0.91%) BGP
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) LAN
4 1 (0.91%) MPLS
4 1 (0.91%) OSPF
4 1 (0.91%) RIP
4 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (80.91%) Oracle Database
2 66 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (38.18%) SQL Server
4 31 (28.18%) Sybase ASE
5 28 (25.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (19.09%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (15.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (10.91%) MySQL
9 10 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (5.45%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (3.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.73%) OLAP
13 3 (2.73%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (2.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (2.73%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (2.73%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.82%) Selenium
2 2 (1.82%) Subversion
2 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (43.64%) Finance
2 27 (24.55%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Front Office
4 1 (0.91%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (70.91%) DBA
2 69 (62.73%) Oracle DBA
3 31 (28.18%) Administrator
3 31 (28.18%) Sybase DBA
4 18 (16.36%) Architect
5 10 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 8 (7.27%) Linux Support
6 8 (7.27%) Oracle Production DBA
6 8 (7.27%) Production DBA
6 8 (7.27%) SQL DBA
6 8 (7.27%) Sybase Production DBA
6 8 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.27%) Unix Administrator
6 8 (7.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.36%) Performance Tuning DBA
7 7 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (8.18%) Middleware
3 2 (1.82%) EJB
3 2 (1.82%) J2EE
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.82%) TopLink
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (0.91%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.91%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (0.91%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.91%) XML
4 1 (0.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.55%) Clustering
1 38 (34.55%) Replication
2 17 (15.45%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Derivative
7 1 (0.91%) Equities
7 1 (0.91%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Online Games
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 80 (72.73%) Linux
2 48 (43.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (21.82%) Unix
4 23 (20.91%) Windows
5 14 (12.73%) Solaris
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.73%) AIX
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.82%) SUSE
8 2 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.91%) CatOS
9 1 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (18.18%) Change Management
3 19 (17.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (16.36%) Incident Management
4 18 (16.36%) Service Management
5 15 (13.64%) High Availability
6 13 (11.82%) Capacity Management
7 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.00%) Line Management
7 11 (10.00%) Patch Management
8 10 (9.09%) ITIL
8 10 (9.09%) SOA
9 6 (5.45%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.55%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.55%) TDD
11 4 (3.64%) Change Control
11 4 (3.64%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) SQL
2 28 (25.45%) Shell Script
3 15 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.27%) Perl
5 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.45%) Bourne shell
6 4 (3.64%) Java
7 2 (1.82%) Korn
8 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.91%) Lisp
8 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) OCP
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.73%) NFS
3 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) KVM
3 1 (0.91%) SRDF
3 1 (0.91%) vCloud
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (59.09%) Data Guard
2 41 (37.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (12.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (7.27%) Puppet
5 5 (4.55%) yum
6 1 (0.91%) Control-M
6 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.91%) OpenView
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.91%) SCOM
6 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.91%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) Oracle
2 53 (48.18%) Red Hat
3 32 (29.09%) Sybase
4 19 (17.27%) SAP
5 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
6 11 (10.00%) VMware
7 10 (9.09%) Veritas
8 5 (4.55%) IBM
9 4 (3.64%) Informatica
10 3 (2.73%) NetApp
11 2 (1.82%) ATG
11 2 (1.82%) Cisco
11 2 (1.82%) EMC
11 2 (1.82%) HP
11 2 (1.82%) Software AG
11 2 (1.82%) webMethods
11 2 (1.82%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.91%) Brocade
12 1 (0.91%) GoldenSource
12 1 (0.91%) Teradata
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