The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 - - 24
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.12%
As % of the System Software category - - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.06% 11.56% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £166 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £11.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.05 £89.00 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (66.67%) GPFS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) HACMP
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tuxedo
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas File System
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tuxedo
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) GPFS
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas File System
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) VMware