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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 71 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.48% - 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 3.67% - 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £23.70 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+132.06% -44.23%
Oracle RAC
England

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
109 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.04% 9.12% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 16
Average daily rate £300 £265 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £182 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £373 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £11.60 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £16.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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
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 25 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 4 £250 - 1
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (42.86%) KVM
4 3 (42.86%) RHEV
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (42.86%) AquaLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
4 3 (42.86%) OpenView

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (42.86%) AquaLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) Java EE
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Change Data Capture
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) KVM
1 3 (42.86%) RHEV
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Business Objects