The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 136 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 12 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.23% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 3.49% 2.07% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Average daily rate
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£401 £275 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -29.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £272 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £371 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%
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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
344 338 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.37% 11.18% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 153 73
Average daily rate £300 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 47
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +5.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.26 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £43.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the North West region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Manchester -3 9 £401 -2.90% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cheshire -11 1 £420 +55.55% 1
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) J2EE
2 7 (50.00%) JBoss
2 7 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) PaaS
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) PMP
7 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) AS400
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Applications Architect
3 4 (28.57%) DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) J2EE
1 7 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) OSGi
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Database Security
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft