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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 86 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 42 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.58% 0.12% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 8.64% 1.03% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 4
Median daily rate £295 £435 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.18% +60.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £435 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £435 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £52.50
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
486 97 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.82% 11.38% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 48 41
Median daily rate £275 £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 19 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Oracle RAC Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 42 £295 -32.18%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (95.24%) ITIL
3 33 (78.57%) Linux
3 33 (78.57%) Red Hat
4 32 (76.19%) AIX
5 31 (73.81%) HP
5 31 (73.81%) EMC
5 31 (73.81%) SAN
5 31 (73.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 30 (71.43%) Clustering
6 30 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
7 28 (66.67%) High Availability
7 28 (66.67%) KVM
8 27 (64.29%) RHCE
8 27 (64.29%) Service Delivery
9 25 (59.52%) SLA
10 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
11 15 (35.71%) IBM
12 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
13 9 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
13 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
13 9 (21.43%) OCP
13 9 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 8 (19.05%) Capacity Management
14 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
14 8 (19.05%) Degree
15 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) iPlanet
2 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.76%) FTP
3 2 (4.76%) LDAP
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (4.76%) SSH
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Administrator
2 14 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Linux Support
5 9 (21.43%) DBA
6 8 (19.05%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (16.67%) Server Support
8 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Linux Server Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Server Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
10 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) JSP
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (71.43%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Grid Computing
2 2 (4.76%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.76%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Linux
2 32 (76.19%) AIX
3 30 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Solaris
4 4 (9.52%) Unix
5 3 (7.14%) Windows
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Debian
7 1 (2.38%) HPUX
7 1 (2.38%) SUSE
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) ITIL
2 28 (66.67%) High Availability
3 27 (64.29%) Service Delivery
4 8 (19.05%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) QMS
5 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.38%) Open Source
6 1 (2.38%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (64.29%) RHCE
3 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) OCP
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (19.05%) Degree
5 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (59.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) KVM
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) RHEV
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (73.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) OpenView
3 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (78.57%) Red Hat
3 31 (73.81%) EMC
3 31 (73.81%) HP
4 15 (35.71%) IBM
5 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.76%) BEA
6 2 (4.76%) BMC
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Cognos
6 2 (4.76%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) Opsware
6 2 (4.76%) Qualys
6 2 (4.76%) Sun
6 2 (4.76%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) Veritas
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft