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 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 102 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.21% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 2.56% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate £388 £475 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +90.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £575 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
- +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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
150 117 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.26% 8.25% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 42 69
Average daily rate £343 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £210 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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 14 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (42.86%) JBoss
4 6 (42.86%) Apache
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (42.86%) PaaS
4 6 (42.86%) OSGi
4 6 (42.86%) Apache Camel
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
1 6 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.14%) Essbase
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DBA
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Designer
5 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Apache Camel
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
1 6 (42.86%) OSGi
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Informatica