The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 28 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.59% 5.24% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 24.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
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£190 £388 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.96% +167.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £149
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -
Oracle RAC
South Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.16% 21.83% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 7
Average daily rate £190 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £204 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £13.98 £35.00 £10.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.07% +243.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.51 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £35.00 £12.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 22 October 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 21 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle