The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 211 192 230
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +38
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 32 56 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.64% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% 5.31% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 10
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£375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £322 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.65 -
% change year-on-year
+46.08% -
Oracle RAC
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1098 1055 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.83% 12.08% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 526 402
Average daily rate £325 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 123 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.60 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Hampshire -10 22 £435 +26.08% 2
West Sussex - 5 £290 -
Surrey -16 3 £350 -17.64% 2
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 61 (100.00%) Oracle
2 39 (63.93%) SQL
2 39 (63.93%) Oracle Database
3 31 (50.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 28 (45.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (44.26%) SOA
6 25 (40.98%) WebLogic
7 23 (37.70%) Linux
8 22 (36.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (36.07%) Data Guard
9 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
10 20 (32.79%) PL/SQL
10 20 (32.79%) Middleware
11 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (26.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 16 (26.23%) Replication
12 16 (26.23%) Oracle EBS
13 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
13 13 (21.31%) UNIX
14 12 (19.67%) SQLPlus
14 12 (19.67%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (19.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
15 11 (18.03%) AIX
16 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
16 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
16 10 (16.39%) IBM
16 10 (16.39%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (40.98%) WebLogic
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (8.20%) Apache
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.64%) NAS
3 1 (1.64%) VLAN
3 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (63.93%) Oracle Database
2 28 (45.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (36.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
5 12 (19.67%) SQLPlus
6 10 (16.39%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (11.48%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (11.48%) MySQL
10 6 (9.84%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (9.84%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (9.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Toad
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) DBA
2 30 (49.18%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (19.67%) Administrator
4 11 (18.03%) SQL DBA
5 8 (13.11%) Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 2 (3.28%) Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Sybase DBA
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Middleware
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (8.20%) WSH
3 5 (8.20%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) Web Services
5 3 (4.92%) WebCenter
6 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Statistics
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) HACMP
3 3 (4.92%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) UNIX
3 11 (18.03%) AIX
4 9 (14.75%) Windows
5 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (8.20%) Solaris
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) SOA
2 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.48%) ITIL
6 6 (9.84%) Scrum
6 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) DevOps
7 5 (8.20%) Database Security
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.20%) BPEL
8 4 (6.56%) E-business
8 4 (6.56%) Use Case
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.56%) High Availability
8 4 (6.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) SQL
2 20 (32.79%) PL/SQL
3 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
4 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.48%) Korn
5 7 (11.48%) Perl
6 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.20%) VBScript
7 4 (6.56%) C
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) AWK
9 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) OCP
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.64%) RHCE
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.28%) NFS
3 2 (3.28%) SRDF
4 1 (1.64%) OCFS2
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) Samba
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) Data Guard
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Puppet
4 6 (9.84%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.92%) Foglight
5 3 (4.92%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.92%) Legato
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.64%) nmon
7 1 (1.64%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
3 10 (16.39%) IBM
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.20%) Red Gate
6 4 (6.56%) EMC
7 2 (3.28%) Sybase
8 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.64%) Egenera
8 1 (1.64%) FatWire
8 1 (1.64%) VMware
8 1 (1.64%) Sun
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Primavera
8 1 (1.64%) Informatica
8 1 (1.64%) Veritas
8 1 (1.64%) Siebel
8 1 (1.64%) JBoss