The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 80 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 9 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.081% 1.70%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 0.98% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
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£401 £413 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%
Oracle RAC
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
153 102 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.09% 8.23% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 20
Average daily rate £320 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.26 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.93 £22.20 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) JBoss
2 7 (63.64%) Apache Camel
3 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) PaaS
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) PMP
7 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) AS400
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (9.09%) OSGi
8 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 1 (9.09%) Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Retail
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Clustering
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (63.64%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Applications Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) J2EE
1 7 (63.64%) Apache Camel
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat