The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 49 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 15 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.29% - 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 20.55% - 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Average daily rate £263 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 - £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £55.00
System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.16% 9.57% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 25
Average daily rate £282 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £301 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.13 £11.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +38.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 15 £263 - 2
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 18 (94.74%) UNIX
3 16 (84.21%) Data Guard
3 16 (84.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (68.42%) HPUX
6 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
7 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (52.63%) Change Control
9 9 (47.37%) SQL
10 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
10 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
10 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
10 8 (42.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
11 7 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
12 5 (26.32%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (21.05%) Degree
13 4 (21.05%) Oracle 10gAS
13 4 (21.05%) Perl
13 4 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (21.05%) Oracle 11i
14 2 (10.53%) Linux
15 1 (5.26%) Service Management
15 1 (5.26%) Firewall

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (26.32%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (84.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
4 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) DBA
1 18 (94.74%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Senior DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Junior DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) UNIX
2 13 (68.42%) HPUX
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (52.63%) Change Control
3 7 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) VMware