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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 79 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.66% 0.34% -
As % of the System Software category 5.60% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £384
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -3.64%
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
125 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.79% 7.61% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 19
Average daily rate £350 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £368 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 11
Average hourly rate £25.50 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.45% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £8.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.60 £15.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -21 6 £340 -2.85%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (50.00%) SQLPlus
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Toad
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) HPUX
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (50.00%) SQLPlus
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat