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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 150 142 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.092% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 1.91% 1.15% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Average daily rate £388 £475 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +86.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £575 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
- +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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
314 260 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.23% 7.99% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 95 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £212 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 51 61
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.60 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 6 £388 -18.42%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
3 8 (47.06%) Apache
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (35.29%) JBoss
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) PaaS
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Camel
5 6 (35.29%) OSGi
6 5 (29.41%) High Availability
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Maven
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (23.53%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) JBoss
3 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.88%) Essbase
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) DBA
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
5 3 (17.65%) Designer
6 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Apache Camel
1 6 (35.29%) J2EE
1 6 (35.29%) OSGi
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) HACMP
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Database Security
6 1 (5.88%) Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) GPFS
1 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (11.76%) Veritas File System
1 2 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (23.53%) Data Guard
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas
3 2 (11.76%) VMware