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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 117 111 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.18% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 1.83% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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
223 219 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.32% 9.62% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 70 107
Average daily rate £348 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £29.90 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 2015. 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 -5 4 £400 -3.03%
Glasgow - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) HPUX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) KVM
4 3 (37.50%) RHEV
4 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) AIX
1 5 (62.50%) HPUX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (37.50%) KVM
2 3 (37.50%) RHEV
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) HP