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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 58 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.34% - 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 4.44% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.96% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 -
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
45 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.61% 10.90% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 25
Average daily rate £280 £268 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £171 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £15.45 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 27 August 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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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 - 2 £350 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Fat Client
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Thin Client
1 5 (83.33%) Fat Client
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) KVM
2 4 (66.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) VMware