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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 146 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 10 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 2.73% 3.40% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
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£401 £275 £422
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -34.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £254 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £351 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
366 382 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.43% 12.29% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 156 73
Average daily rate £320 £263 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £161 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 74 49
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.39 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £42.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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
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 4 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 -4 7 £393 +22.25% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cheshire -5 1 £420 +55.55%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Camel
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) JBoss
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) PaaS
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) PMP
6 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 5 (35.71%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
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 Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Tester
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Camel
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) OSGi
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
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%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Database Security
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) 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
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