The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 18 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 Sheffield 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 23 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.13% 0.56% 2.56%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 3.45% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
27 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.39% 16.20% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 12
Average daily rate £319 £300 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +62.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £12.68 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.29% +10.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Oracle RAC
South Yorkshire

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (92.86%) Data Guard
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Solaris
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Clustering
7 2 (14.29%) Replication
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (7.14%) SRDF
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
8 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) DBA
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Solaris
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Security Management
2 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) SRDF
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix