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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 391 379 276
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -103
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 50 54 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.23% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 2.07% 2.35% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 91
Median daily rate £538 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.92% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £52.50
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
2416 2293 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.24% 9.78% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1732 1537 1330
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 118 153
Median hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 16 £525 +16.66% 3
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 93 (100.00%) Oracle
2 63 (67.74%) Oracle Database
3 57 (61.29%) Linux
4 55 (59.14%) SQL
5 44 (47.31%) SQL Server
6 43 (46.24%) Performance Tuning
7 40 (43.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 33 (35.48%) Windows
9 32 (34.41%) Finance
9 32 (34.41%) Data Guard
10 30 (32.26%) VMware
11 28 (30.11%) Banking
12 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (26.88%) Solaris
13 25 (26.88%) IBM
14 24 (25.81%) Unix
15 22 (23.66%) PL/SQL
15 22 (23.66%) Java
16 21 (22.58%) High Availability
17 20 (21.51%) Hadoop
18 18 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
18 18 (19.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 17 (18.28%) Relational Database
19 17 (18.28%) EMC
19 17 (18.28%) Red Hat
19 17 (18.28%) AIX
19 17 (18.28%) XML
19 17 (18.28%) RDBMS
19 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (18.28%) Oracle RMAN

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.20%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.90%) Apache
3 12 (12.90%) IIS
3 12 (12.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 12 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 11 (11.83%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.15%) JBoss
6 2 (2.15%) Liferay
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.60%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.30%) IaaS
3 4 (4.30%) PaaS
4 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) SAN
2 12 (12.90%) FCoE
2 12 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (12.90%) HTTP
2 12 (12.90%) iSCSI
2 12 (12.90%) LAN
2 12 (12.90%) NAS
2 12 (12.90%) WAN
3 11 (11.83%) Multicast
4 8 (8.60%) DNS
5 4 (4.30%) DHCP
6 3 (3.23%) Firewall
6 3 (3.23%) VLAN
7 2 (2.15%) LDAP
7 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.08%) InfiniBand
8 1 (1.08%) Internet
8 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (67.74%) Oracle Database
2 44 (47.31%) SQL Server
3 40 (43.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (21.51%) Hadoop
5 18 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 17 (18.28%) RDBMS
6 17 (18.28%) Relational Database
7 16 (17.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (11.83%) HBase
10 9 (9.68%) Big Data
11 8 (8.60%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (4.30%) MySQL
14 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (3.23%) OLAP
15 3 (3.23%) OLTP
15 3 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) Toad
2 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 28 (30.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) French Language
5 2 (2.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) DBA
2 40 (43.01%) Oracle DBA
3 27 (29.03%) Architect
4 19 (20.43%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (16.13%) Administrator
5 15 (16.13%) Developer
5 15 (16.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (13.98%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 11 (11.83%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 9 (9.68%) Senior DBA
9 9 (9.68%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.38%) ETL Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 5 (5.38%) SQL Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Oracle ETL Developer
12 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 17 (18.28%) XML
3 16 (17.20%) Middleware
4 11 (11.83%) Web Services
5 10 (10.75%) Rendezvous
6 9 (9.68%) HTML
6 9 (9.68%) XSLT
7 6 (6.45%) Oracle Streams
8 4 (4.30%) WebCenter
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (1.08%) .NET
10 1 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.08%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.68%) Replication
3 8 (8.60%) Clustering
4 7 (7.53%) N-Tier
5 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.15%) Statistics
9 1 (1.08%) AS400
9 1 (1.08%) Derivative
9 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.08%) Equities
9 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.08%) FMCG
9 1 (1.08%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (61.29%) Linux
2 33 (35.48%) Windows
3 25 (26.88%) Solaris
4 24 (25.81%) Unix
5 17 (18.28%) AIX
6 14 (15.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (22.58%) High Availability
3 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.13%) ETL
5 14 (15.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (12.90%) Benchmarking
6 12 (12.90%) Capacity Management
6 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.90%) ITIL
6 12 (12.90%) Low Latency
7 10 (10.75%) Physical Data Model
7 10 (10.75%) SOA
8 9 (9.68%) Database Tuning
8 9 (9.68%) Migration
9 8 (8.60%) Database Optimisation
9 8 (8.60%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (8.60%) Patch Management
10 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.45%) Project Management
12 5 (5.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) Java
2 22 (23.66%) PL/SQL
3 10 (10.75%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.30%) C
6 3 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (2.15%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.08%) Haskell
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.45%) OCP
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
3 3 (3.23%) CCNA
3 3 (3.23%) CCNP
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) IBM Certification
3 3 (3.23%) MCITP
3 3 (3.23%) MCSE
3 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.23%) PMP
3 3 (3.23%) RHCE
3 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.98%) NFS
3 12 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 12 (12.90%) SRDF
4 11 (11.83%) KVM
4 11 (11.83%) Xen
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.08%) iptables
Systems Management
1 32 (34.41%) Data Guard
2 17 (18.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (10.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (3.23%) Nagios
5 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) OpenView
5 2 (2.15%) Puppet
5 2 (2.15%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.08%) Control-M
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (1.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (32.26%) VMware
3 25 (26.88%) IBM
4 17 (18.28%) EMC
4 17 (18.28%) Red Hat
5 15 (16.13%) Cisco
5 15 (16.13%) HP
5 15 (16.13%) NetApp
6 12 (12.90%) Citrix
6 12 (12.90%) Dell
6 12 (12.90%) Intel
7 11 (11.83%) Sybase
8 10 (10.75%) DataSynapse
8 10 (10.75%) TIBCO
9 9 (9.68%) Bloomberg
9 9 (9.68%) Reuters
10 8 (8.60%) Hortonworks
10 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.45%) Informatica
12 2 (2.15%) Sun