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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / North West
Rank 132 145 142
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.11% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 1.22% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
270 329 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.29% 8.84% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 165 105
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 62 54
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.63% +21.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.14 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +8 1 £350 -12.50%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Data Guard
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (13.33%) ITSM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
5 1 (6.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Database Specialist
1 4 (26.67%) Migration Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Migration Project Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (13.33%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Sun