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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 139 160 131
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 16 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 2.51% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Median daily rate £330 £421 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +8.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £370 £369
% change year-on-year
+12.16% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
352 438 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.94% 9.90% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 239 181
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £204 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 67
Median hourly rate £14.86 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.42 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +3 13 £330 -24.57%
Lancashire - 3 £325 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 23 (62.16%) Oracle Database
4 20 (54.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (45.95%) Data Guard
6 14 (37.84%) SOAP
7 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
7 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
8 11 (29.73%) SQL
8 11 (29.73%) Unix
9 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
9 10 (27.03%) WebLogic
9 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (21.62%) JBoss
11 8 (21.62%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (21.62%) VMware
11 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (21.62%) RESTful
11 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
12 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
12 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
12 7 (18.92%) Windows
12 7 (18.92%) AIX
12 7 (18.92%) Java
13 6 (16.22%) HP

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 10 (27.03%) WebLogic
2 8 (21.62%) JBoss
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (10.81%) Liferay
5 3 (8.11%) Apache
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.41%) GlassFish
6 2 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle Database
2 20 (54.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
5 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.70%) OLTP
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
9 1 (2.70%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.41%) Introscope
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) DBA
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL Developer
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Administrator
5 6 (16.22%) Systems Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (8.11%) Database Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Migration Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Information Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) SOAP
2 8 (21.62%) RESTful
3 6 (16.22%) REST
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 5 (13.51%) XSD
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
1 5 (13.51%) Smart Meter
2 4 (10.81%) Internet of Things
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (5.41%) LPAR
5 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Unix
4 7 (18.92%) AIX
4 7 (18.92%) Windows
5 4 (10.81%) HPUX
5 4 (10.81%) Solaris
6 3 (8.11%) SUSE
6 3 (8.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (16.22%) Database Tuning
3 5 (13.51%) ArchiMate
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) ITSM
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) OCP
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) Data Guard
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) CA Wily
3 2 (5.41%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.41%) nmon
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) CA
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) Endeca
6 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) Sun