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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 118 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 11 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 8.05% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£355 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £368 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £453 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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
231 174 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.41% 6.96% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 81 58
Average daily rate £323 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £179 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.20 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.90 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 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
Edinburgh -8 7 £350 -26.31%
Glasgow -17 2 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (95.45%) Oracle Database
3 19 (86.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (72.73%) Data Guard
5 13 (59.09%) Linux
6 11 (50.00%) Solaris
7 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (40.91%) AIX
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 9 (40.91%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) Windows
10 7 (31.82%) Migration
10 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (27.27%) Security Management
11 6 (27.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 5 (22.73%) UNIX
12 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
12 5 (22.73%) VMware
12 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) Oracle Database
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (9.09%) MySQL
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) DBA
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Solaris
3 9 (40.91%) AIX
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) Security Management
2 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) R
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.64%) KVM
2 3 (13.64%) RHEV
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) Data Guard
2 3 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) F5