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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 143 148 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 12 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 3.81% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £330 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £363 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £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
336 367 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.43% 8.86% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 144
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 54 64
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +2 9 £368 -2.00%
Lancashire - 3 £325 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle Database
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (33.33%) SOAP
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (33.33%) Data Guard
6 6 (33.33%) RESTful
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
8 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) Unix
9 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (16.67%) Change Management
9 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Banking
10 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 2 (11.11%) Service Management
10 2 (11.11%) ITSM
10 2 (11.11%) Windows
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL

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 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle Database
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
6 1 (5.56%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
1 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Database Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Migration Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Data Migration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) RESTful
1 6 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) ITSM
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Database Security
4 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Sun