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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 141 137 134
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 23 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 5.39% 3.27% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Median daily rate £370 £401 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.59% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
427 367 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.94% 9.83% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 171 162
Median daily rate £400 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 68
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £20.19 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Manchester -9 11 £390 -2.62% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £405 -3.57%
Lancashire - 5 £338 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (42.31%) Data Guard
4 11 (42.31%) JBoss
4 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database
5 10 (38.46%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) Unix
6 9 (34.62%) Apache
6 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
7 8 (30.77%) SOAP
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (26.92%) Clustering
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) AIX
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (23.08%) HP
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) REST
9 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (19.23%) Database Tuning
10 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Applications

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (42.31%) JBoss
1 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
2 9 (34.62%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (15.38%) Liferay
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.69%) FileNet
5 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
5 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Introscope
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) DBA
2 7 (26.92%) Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared DBA
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Integration Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Information Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) SOAP
2 6 (23.08%) REST
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) XSD
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) OSGi
6 2 (7.69%) Middleware
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Clustering
2 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter
3 4 (15.38%) Internet of Things
4 2 (7.69%) LPAR
4 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.69%) Tandem
5 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Unix
4 7 (26.92%) AIX
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) HPUX
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) SUSE
5 4 (15.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ArchiMate
1 5 (19.23%) Database Tuning
1 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) SOA
2 4 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) People Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Presales
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
1 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) OCP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Firmware
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) CA Wily
3 2 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (7.69%) nmon
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) Ektron
6 2 (7.69%) Endeca
6 2 (7.69%) Genesys
6 2 (7.69%) Informatica
6 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft