The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank - 42 36
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 3.47% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category - 21.79% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Average daily rate
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- £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.82% -11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 78 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.38% 15.92% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 10
Average daily rate £300 £295 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Average hourly rate £21.82 £14.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.85% +19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.90 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.09 £19.95 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) AquaLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) OpenView
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat