The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 24 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 Reading 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.096% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £55.00
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
114 101 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.97% 12.93% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 66
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £182 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +24.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Oracle RAC
Berkshire

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Reading region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Oracle RAC
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Legato
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Legato
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) EMC