The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 119 117 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.040% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 0.47% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£384 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £30.90 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+77.99% -27.29%
Oracle RAC
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
233 212 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.32% 8.58% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 78 110
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £128 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.80 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.50 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Scotland region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Highlands - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle Database
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) AIX
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Data Guard
6 6 (40.00%) UNIX
6 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (40.00%) Solaris
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (33.33%) Middleware
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 4 (26.67%) KVM
8 4 (26.67%) RHEV
8 4 (26.67%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (26.67%) Thin Client

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle Database
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (6.67%) MySQL
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DBA
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) AIX
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) HPUX
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Change Data Capture
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) R
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) KVM
2 4 (26.67%) RHEV
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) F5