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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 154 150 125
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 12 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.21% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 2.89% 2.22% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 9
Average daily rate £338 £385 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £415 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
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
415 361 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.31% 9.30% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 147 149
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 67 75
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.34 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

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 28 April 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 -8 6 - - 1
Lancashire - 5 £338 -
Cheshire -11 1 £425 +1.19%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (45.83%) Apache
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (33.33%) Data Guard
7 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (25.00%) J2EE
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) JBoss
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) Unix
8 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
8 6 (25.00%) OSGi
8 6 (25.00%) Database Tuning
8 6 (25.00%) PaaS
8 6 (25.00%) Banking
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) Maven
9 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.83%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (45.83%) Apache
2 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (25.00%) JBoss
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (8.33%) FileNet
5 2 (8.33%) IIS
5 2 (8.33%) Liferay
5 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) DBA
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Designer
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.17%) E-Business Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 6 (25.00%) J2EE
1 6 (25.00%) OSGi
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.33%) Tandem
2 1 (4.17%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (20.83%) AIX
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
6 2 (8.33%) HPUX
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) People Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) Presales
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) JCL
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) OCP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) GPFS
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas File System
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Ektron
5 2 (8.33%) Genesys
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (8.33%) MuleSoft
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas
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