The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN)
Rank 133 115 130
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 0.85% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £352 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
386 234 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.96% 9.55% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 75 89
Average daily rate £260 £254 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -18.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £207 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 51 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £11.45 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Oracle RMAN
England

Oracle RMAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RMAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN across the North West region.

Oracle RMAN Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN across the North West region.

Oracle RMAN Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 3
Oracle RMAN
England

Oracle RMAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (70.00%) Data Guard
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Solaris
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (20.00%) High Availability
8 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) CTI
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) DBA
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (40.00%) Administrator
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Support
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) E-business
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) IBM